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    Sale 7472

    Valuable Russian Books and Manuscripts

    29 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 117

    NICHOLAS II -- ARAPOV, K. Poseshchenie Bol'nitsy Vsekh Skorbiashchikh Gosudarynei Imperatritsei Mariei Feodorovnoi 8 Iulia 1897. [Visit of the Hospital 'Vsekh Skorbiashchikh' by the Sovereign Empress Maria Feodorovna on 8 July 1897]. St. Petersburg: by Trenke and Fiusno, 1898.

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    NICHOLAS II -- ARAPOV, K. Poseshchenie Bol'nitsy Vsekh Skorbiashchikh Gosudarynei Imperatritsei Mariei Feodorovnoi 8 Iulia 1897. [Visit of the Hospital 'Vsekh Skorbiashchikh' by the Sovereign Empress Maria Feodorovna on 8 July 1897]. St. Petersburg: by Trenke and Fiusno, 1898.
    8° (207 x 151mm). Lithographed headpiece of the Hospital. Contemporary tan morocco by A. Petersen with his gilt-stamp, gilt tool on the upper board, light blue moiré silk doublures, gilt edges (extremities and spine rubbed). Provenance: Nicholas II (gilt presentation inscription, bookplate) -- 'Printed in Soviet Union' -- Paul M. Fekula.
    NICHOLAS II'S COPY, with his circular bookplate and a gilt presentation inscription, in a fine binding by Petersen of St. Petersburg. Nicholas's mother, Empress Maria, had founded this wing of the Obukhovskaia Hospital in St. Petersburg. Fekula 2002 (this copy).


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