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).
Contact Client Service
New York +1 212 636 2000
London +44 (0)20 7839 9060
Asia +852 2760 1766
No VAT on hammer price or buyer's premium.
John Nash’s incredible story was told in the 2001 Oscar-winner, A Beautiful Mind. On 25 October his Nobel Prize for Economics is offered in New York
As Dashiell Hammett first editions are offered in New York, his biographer pays tribute to the crime writer who transformed US literature
Mark Wiltshire, Associate Specialist in Science & Books, walks us through the history of Christianity’s most influential printed text
Our Books and Manuscripts specialists advise on a richly rewarding and ever-evolving collectors’ market
Four decades on from the founding of Alpina Wine, Germany’s pre-eminent wine merchant, Christie’s offers 675 lots from its distinguished cellars
As this superb Annunciation comes to auction on 29 October in New York, we talk to the curator of a new UK exhibition of the 16th-century Antwerp painter