Fine Books & Manuscripts
Daugny, Jacques (fl. circa 1910) En Russie, Hier, Aujourd'hui, Demain, from the Library of Czar Nicholas II at the Winter Palace. Paris: Paul Ollendorff, 1911. Octavo, bound in half blue morocco and marbled paper boards, spine tooled in gold with the title and crown monogram "NA" for Nicholai Alexandrovitch, last Czar of Russia, original bookplate of the Czar inside the front board, with an inscription reading, "Property of His Majesty's Library, Winter Palace," with notes in the had of the court librarian, sold by the Hammer Collection in New York, with manuscript and typed descriptions from Hammer Galleries, and three other pieces of paper ephemera in Russian inserted; binding rubbed, a bit faded, contents toned throughout, 7 x 4 1/2 in.
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