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BOGDANOVICH, E. Strelki Imperatorskoi Familii [The Rifles of the Imperial Family; an historical Study]. St Petersburg: Golike & Vil’borg, 1906. 8vo (250mm. x 180mm.), plates and illustrations, some colour. Original black cloth with regimental onlays and catches, g.e. (Lyons 230) -- Osvedomitel’ Leib-Egerei. Journal d’Information des anciens Officiers du Regiment des Chasseurs de la Garde Imperiale. Paris: 1954-65. Nos.10-61 in 3 folders, 4to (275mm. x 210mm.), typescript. As issued in loose folders; together with issues of the Bulletin of the Petrogradskii Guards Regiment, 1931-33, including Luchaninov’s Memoirs; the album to the 75th Anniversary of the Rifle-Guards, 1931; photocopies with two original issues of the Journal of the Life-Guards Moscow Regiment; and 5 other military pamphlets
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