LEVSHIN, D.M. Pazheskii Korpus Ego Imperatorskago Velichestva za sto let 1802-1902. St. Petersburg: Pages Jubilee Committee, 1902. 2 vols, 4° (320 x 235mm). Two additional lithographic titles, one before the letters, part titles, 70 plates of which 8 printed in colour, the portraits with tissue guards, and illustrations throughout, some after Samokish. (A few marginal tears, a few tissue guards  possibly lacking or not issued.) Later red cloth (extremities lightly rubbed).
LEVSHIN, D.M. Pazheskii Korpus Ego Imperatorskago Velichestva za sto let 1802-1902. St. Petersburg: Pages Jubilee Committee, 1902. 2 vols, 4° (320 x 235mm). Two additional lithographic titles, one before the letters, part titles, 70 plates of which 8 printed in colour, the portraits with tissue guards, and illustrations throughout, some after Samokish. (A few marginal tears, a few tissue guards possibly lacking or not issued.) Later red cloth (extremities lightly rubbed).

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LEVSHIN, D.M. Pazheskii Korpus Ego Imperatorskago Velichestva za sto let 1802-1902. St. Petersburg: Pages Jubilee Committee, 1902. 2 vols, 4° (320 x 235mm). Two additional lithographic titles, one before the letters, part titles, 70 plates of which 8 printed in colour, the portraits with tissue guards, and illustrations throughout, some after Samokish. (A few marginal tears, a few tissue guards possibly lacking or not issued.) Later red cloth (extremities lightly rubbed).

FIRST EDITION of this fine jubilee publication celebrating the centenary of the elite Corps des Pages which prepared aristocratic children for military service. Rare: WorldCat locates just four copies: Brown, Columbia, New York Public Library, and the British Library. Zaionchkovskii 2276. (2)

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