27 November 2008
ANTIQUITIES -- Zapiski i trudy Obshchestva istorii i drevnostei rossisskikh. [Notes and Works of the Society of Russian History and Antiquities.] Moscow: University Press, 1824,
Vol.2 only, 2 parts in one vol., 8° (220 x 140mm). Half-title, 4 folding engraved plates, final errata leaf. (Some light spotting.) Original blue printed wrappers, manuscript title on upper cover and spine (frayed, spine worn), uncut, partly unopened.
The Fekula copy, in original wrappers, of this collection of 14 articles on history, archaeology, numismatics etc., including a description of the collection of antiquities of Count A.I. Musin-Pushkin. Fekula 3638 (this copy).
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