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    Sale 7472

    Valuable Russian Books and Manuscripts

    29 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 232

    NIVE, P. A. Otechestvennaia Voina. [The Patriotic War]. St. Petersburg: V.K. Il'inchik, 1911-12.

    Price Realised  

    NIVE, P. A. Otechestvennaia Voina. [The Patriotic War]. St. Petersburg: V.K. Il'inchik, 1911-12.

    5 vols, 8° (265 x 190mm). Plates, some in colour and mounted, 2 folding maps. (Browning, a few short tears, one vol. with small marginal dampstain.) Publisher's original brick-red cloth, spines and covers blocked and titled in gilt, printed endpapers (extremities rubbed, light soiling).

    FIRST EDITION, in the publisher's original binding, of this richly illustrated work published to commemorate the jubilee of one of the defining events in Russian history. With illustrations after V.V. Vereshchagin, A.D. Kivshenko, N. Samokish, and P. Gess. (5)


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