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Sovo o Polku Igoreve, [The Tale of Igor's Campaign].

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2764B
Lot:
372
Sold for:
$923$750

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 2764B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 16, 2014 10:00AM

Description:

Sovo o Polku Igoreve, [The Tale of Igor's Campaign]. Moscow: Academia, 1934.
Folio, illustrated by Ivan Golikov (1729-1805), edited by V. Rzhygoj and S. Shambinogo; text illustrated with ten mounted full-color plates resembling lacquer (including the frontis), many color-printed head- and tailpieces, text in Old Russian; in publisher's cloth boards with a mounted illustration on the front board, colorful endleaves, silk bookmark, with a plain dust jacket, and in the publisher's box, the box coming to pieces, paper chipped, 17 1/2 x 12 in. overall.
Estimate $200-400


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Moscow, Ivan Golikov

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