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    Sale 7551

    Valuable Russian Books and Manuscripts

    27 November 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 78

    PIRATSKII, Konstantin, Petr Kirillovich GUBAREV, and A. IL'IN. A collection of prints of Life-Guard regimental uniforms from various works. [St. Petersburg: c.1850s-1870s.]

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    PIRATSKII, Konstantin, Petr Kirillovich GUBAREV, and A. IL'IN. A collection of prints of Life-Guard regimental uniforms from various works. [St. Petersburg: c.1850s-1870s.]

    17 chromolithographs (c.300-360 x c.200-260mm) by Konrad, Decamps, Lemercier, and Bek after Gubarev (9 prints), Piratskii (5), and Il'in (3), on wove paper (c.410-460 x c.315-345mm), (occasional light soiling and light wear in the margins), each print matted (495 x 395mm), the whole laid in a 20th-century cloth-backed portfolio. Provenance: Eugene Mollo (engraved bookplate on front board of portfolio).

    FROM THE MOLLO COLLECTION. A group of fine chromolithographs after Piratskii, Gubarev, and Il'in, showing the uniforms of various Life-Guards Regiments for the period 1818-1876, including: the Imperial Ulan, Mikhail Pavlovich Ulan, Konstantin Pavlovich Ulan, Mounted Grenadiers, Cuirassiers, and Pskov Dragoons. (17)


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