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    Sale 7472

    Valuable Russian Books and Manuscripts

    29 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 131

    POTOTSKII, Pavel. Istoriia Gvardeiskoi Artillerii. [History of the Guard-Artillery]. St. Petersburg: V.S. Balashev, 1896.

    Price Realised  

    POTOTSKII, Pavel. Istoriia Gvardeiskoi Artillerii. [History of the Guard-Artillery]. St. Petersburg: V.S. Balashev, 1896.

    4° (325 x 240mm). Text printed within red frames. 18 plates. (Some marginal repairs, occasional marginal loss, a few tears without loss repaired, light soiling and light dampstain.) Modern red half-morocco. Provenance: illegible title-signature (dated Krasnoe Selo 1912) -- shelf-marks and stamp on the title.

    FIRST EDITION. Pototskii's history includes lists of the regiment's officers from 1682 up to 1896, recipients of the award for outstanding service in 1812, and illustrations of regimental uniforms between 1814 and 1824. Zaionchkovskii 1969.


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