Lot 380. DESCRIPTION OF the CORONATION OF THEIR MAJESTIES to the IMPERIAL EMPEROR OF ALL THE RUSSIAS ALEXANDRE III AND EMPRESS MARIA FÉODOROVNA IN 1883
DESCRIPTION OF the CORONATION OF THEIR MAJESTIES to the IMPERIAL EMPEROR OF ALL THE RUSSIAS ALEXANDRE III AND EMPRESS MARIA FÉODOROVNA IN 1883. Rare and magnificent work in the format in-plano, published in St. Petersburg in 1883, with text in French in black, blue and red, and consisting of 27 large chromolithographies with the opening of the portraits of sovereigns. All boards are designed by the greatest artists of the time : Simakov, Makovsky, Sokolov, Savitsky, Karazin, Polenoff, Kramskoy, Vereshchagin, Makoroff, Bogdanoff, Grigorieff, Alexandrovsky, Sourikoff, Samokish. Bound, percaline brown in color, flat top adorned with a rich decor of gilt, flat bottom adorned with cold, the back decorated with attributes, imperial, gilt edges. Traces of moisture and mouillures on the boards and the slips, binding badly damaged. In the state. History : the original Edition of this impressive book made up of stunning chromolithographies full-page illustrating the text. They represent, among other things : the emperor and his wife, the processions in Moscow, banquets, illuminations of the Kremlin, foreign dignitaries, dances, etc, This album, for a few foreign dignitaries and members of the imperial family, was printed in a small number is not listed but confidential.