28 November 2007,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 14,900
Estimate GBP 5,000 - GBP 7,000
NOBEL OIL COMPANY -- Vidy Bakinsk. Otdela Tov. Neft. Proizv. Br. Nobel' [Views of the Baku Section of the Brothers Nobel Oil Company]. [Baku: A. Mishon protographers], 1888.
Small oblong 20 (23 x 31 cm.), 20 photographic views mounted on card. Original grey cloth boards, titled in gilt on upper cover (slightly rubbed at extremities), g.e.; together with:
Dvadtsatipiatiletie tovarishchesta neftianogo proizvodstva Br. Nobel' [Twenty-fifth Anniversary of the Brothers Nobel Oil Company, 1879-1904]. St. Petersburg: R. Golike & A. Vil'borg, 1904.
40 (31.2 x 22.8cm.), vi,184 pages, 22 inserted portraits, views and maps, numerous illustration and charts in the text, folding map in pocket at end. Original cloth, lettered in white on upper cover and spine. (2)
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