(FABERGÉ.) BAINBRIDGE, Henry Charles.

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
£750.00

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First 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.

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Description

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.

Illustrations

Portrait frontispiece, title printed in red and black, 126 plates, including 2 doubles and 16 in colour plates.

Condition

Spine sunned, internally clean; a very good copy.

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