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    Sale 7472

    Valuable Russian Books and Manuscripts

    29 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 254

    Sluzhby na Kazhdyi Den Pervyia Sedmitsy. [Services for Each Day of the First Week of Great Lent]. Moscow: Synod Press, 1903.

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    Sluzhby na Kazhdyi Den Pervyia Sedmitsy. [Services for Each Day of the First Week of Great Lent]. Moscow: Synod Press, 1903.

    2 vols, 8° (245 x 190mm). Printed in red and black, ornamental capitals and tail-pieces. Contemporary gilt green silk brocade, white moiré silk doublures, all edges gilt (some gold thread lifting at joints). Provenance: ?Grand Duchess Kseniia Alexandrovna (binding) -- 'Printed in Russia' -- Paul M. Fekula.

    A FINE GOLD BROCADE BINDING, probably by Grinberg for Grand Duchess Kseniia Alexandrovna, sister of Nicholas II (for a similar binding see lot 246). Fekula 521 (this copy). (2)


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