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    Sale 7551

    Valuable Russian Books and Manuscripts

    27 November 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 79

    PIRATSKII, Konstantin, Petr Kirillovich GUBAREV, and A. IL'IN. A collection of prints of regimental uniforms from various works. [St. Petersburg: c.1860s-1870s.]

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    PIRATSKII, Konstantin, Petr Kirillovich GUBAREV, and A. IL'IN. A collection of prints of regimental uniforms from various works. [St. Petersburg: c.1860s-1870s.]

    18 chromolithographs (c.300-340 x c.200-240mm) by Konrad, Bir, Fernlund, Baryshev, Bek, Darleng, Lukoin, after Gubarev (11 prints), Piratskii (6), and Il'in (1), on wove paper (c.398-410 x c.292-328mm), (occasional light soiling in the margins), each print matted (495 x 395mm), (a few plates now loose), 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 regiments, including Life-Guards, for the period 1862-1877: the Artillery Regiment of the Imperial Family, Grodno Hussars, officers of the Cavalry Guards, Imperial Pages Corps, Preobrazhenskii soldiers, and others. (18)


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