29 November 2007,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 1,125
Estimate GBP 800 - GBP 1,200
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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