ROMANOV, Grand Duke Mikhailovich (editor).
Russkie portrety XVIII i XIX stoletii. Portraits Russes des XVIII et XIX Siècles.
Russian Portraits of the 18th and 19th centuries.
First edition, one of only 600 copies; 6 volumes bound in 11 parts, folio; 1087 plates, 250 of which are full-page heliogravures and 837 are smaller collotypes, each portrait is accompanied by text in French and Russian, each leaf is stamped 'les portraits russes', with the errarta and addenda slips and tables, incredibly fresh internally; contemporary half maroon morocco over marbled boards, with the original wrappers bound in, slight discolouration to bottom of the spine of one volume, otherwise in excellent condition.