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    Sale 7472

    Valuable Russian Books and Manuscripts

    29 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 231

    NIKOLAI MIKHAILOVICH, Grand Duke (1859-1919). Imperator Aleksandr I. [Emperor Alexander I]. St. Petersburg: Manufacture of Government Papers, 1912. 2 vols, tall 8° (300 x 215mm). 19 mounted plates, some in colour. Contemporary calf, BY GRINBERG OF MOSCOW, preserving the original printed wrappers, red and green morocco lettering pieces gilt (joints split, spines worn, extremities rubbed). Provenance: 'P. SH.' (binding) -- Paul M. Fekula. FIRST EDITION. Volume II includes correspondence and other papers of Alexander I. Fekula 2704 (this copy).

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    NIKOLAI MIKHAILOVICH, Grand Duke (1859-1919). Imperator Aleksandr I. [Emperor Alexander I]. St. Petersburg: Manufacture of Government Papers, 1912. 2 vols, tall 8° (300 x 215mm). 19 mounted plates, some in colour. Contemporary calf, BY GRINBERG OF MOSCOW, preserving the original printed wrappers, red and green morocco lettering pieces gilt (joints split, spines worn, extremities rubbed). Provenance: 'P. SH.' (binding) -- Paul M. Fekula. FIRST EDITION. Volume II includes correspondence and other papers of Alexander I. Fekula 2704 (this copy).

    -- Graf Pavel Aleksandrovich Stroganov (1774-1817). [Count Pavel Aleksandrovich Stroganov]. St. Petersburg: Manufacture of Government Papers, 1903. 3 vols, tall 8° (285 x 190mm). 53 plates of portraits and facsimile autographs. Later half-cloth, spines titled in German (one hinge split). Provenance: Paul M. Fekula. FIRST EDITION of his life of Alexander's close friend Pavel Stroganov.

    -- Kniaz'ia Dolgorukie. [The Counts Dolgorukii]. St. Petersburg: Manufacture of Government Papers, 1902. Tall 8° (285 x 195mm). 15 plates of portraits and facsimile autographs. Original printed wrappers (upper cover detached, spine chipped, some soiling). Provenance: Paul M. Fekula. FIRST EDITION. And one other: Nikolai Mikhailovich's Perepiska Imperatora Aleksandra I s Sestroi Ekaterinoi Pavlovnoi, St. Petersburg, 1910, in the original wrappers (worn and dampstained). (7)


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