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    Sale 5141

    Fine Printed Books & Manuscripts

    12 November 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 113

    RUSSIAN MILITARY CALENDAR -- Book of Memories for 1859 [in Russian]. St. Petersburg: Military Press, 1859. Small 8° (117 x 78mm). Engraved title with vignette of Russian soldier amongst war graves, 10 mostly topographical engraved plates (marginal spot to a few text leaves). Contemporary green morocco gilt with elaborate baroque-style border, gilt edges, turquoise endpapers, slipcase with decoration matching binding (slipcase a little worn).

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    RUSSIAN MILITARY CALENDAR -- Book of Memories for 1859 [in Russian]. St. Petersburg: Military Press, 1859. Small 8° (117 x 78mm). Engraved title with vignette of Russian soldier amongst war graves, 10 mostly topographical engraved plates (marginal spot to a few text leaves). Contemporary green morocco gilt with elaborate baroque-style border, gilt edges, turquoise endpapers, slipcase with decoration matching binding (slipcase a little worn).


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