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    [Russian Imperial Library]. [Fine Bindings]. Pair Books from the Tsar's Library. St. Petersburg and Moscow: 1826-1831. Two books, finely bound, both with the Bibliothèque de Tsarskoe Selo rubber stamp on the title-page; orphan volumes, one labeled parts one and two, the other part two only, text in Cyrillic. Octavo. Contemporary green morocco, elaborate gilt, one volume with boards stamped in blind; all edges gilt. Backstrips faintly dulled; joints slightly stressed; trace wear, particularly at the edges of the joints and the corners. Very good or better, well-preserved decadent bindings.

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    March, 2018
    7th Wednesday
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