Peter Carl Faberge.
Goldsmith and jeweller to the Russian Imperial Court and the principal crowned heads of Europe. An illustrated record and review of his life and work, A.D. 1846-1920. With a foreword by Sacheverell Sitwell.London: B. T. Batsford Ltd, 1949 Stock Code: 140394
NotesFirst edition, deluxe issue, one of 350 copies, 250 of which were released in the UK; a further 1,750 cloth-bound copies were also issued. A richly illustrated account of Fabergé's life and work, written by the manager of the jewellery firm's London shop.
Quarto. Original blue half morocco, cream cloth boards, titles in gilt to spine, Imperial Russian lesser coat of arms blocked in gilt to front board, top edge gilt, others untrimmed, errata slip tipped-in. With the blue cloth slipcase.
Portrait frontispiece, title printed in red and black, 126 plates, including 2 doubles and 16 in colour plates.
Spine sunned, internally clean; a very good copy.
With the exception of framed items*, Peter Harrington offers free delivery on all UK orders of rare books, maps and prints placed through this website. Delivery to USA and the rest of the world is similarly free for orders over £200.
Established in 1969, Peter Harrington is one of the leading rare book firms in the world. It is a proud member of the Antiquarian Booksellers Association – along with ILAB, the PBFA and Lapada – and from shops in Mayfair and Chelsea, London, sells rare books, prints and ephemera to customers across the world.
Tel: +44 (0)20 7591 0220