We believe in offering clients items that are unique and rare for aficionados of the antique and collector's world. Bibelot is a late nineteenth century word derived from the French word bel beautiful, meaning a small item of beauty, curiosity or interest. The word ephemera is derived from the sixteenth century Greek word ephmera meaning a printed or hand written paper not meant to be retained for a long period of time.
Rare book published by the Russian emigre community in support of the claims of Grand Duke Kirill and his descendants to the imperial throne of Russia. Starshaia Liniia Doma Romanovykh Posle Muchenicheskoi Konchiny Imperatora Nikolaia II, Ego Sem'i i Velikago Kniazia Mikhaila Aleksandrovicha' or'By the Grace of God.
The Old Line of the House of Romanovs after the Martyric Death of Emperor Nicholas II, his Family and the Grand Duke Mikhail Alexandrovich'. It is basically an album of 121 black and white photographs depicting members of the Romanov family particularly Grand Duke Kirill's line from the late 19th century to Grand Duchess Maria Vladimirovna.
The book also features a meticulously drawn genealogical map of the Romanov family. It was printed in Russian and published in Paris in1957. The front cover is illustrated with the heraldry of the Romanov family. There are 129 pages with an index to the photographs, printed on coated paper stock throughout.
It is a scarce book showing members of the royal family in the late 19th century up until the mid 20th century. The photographs depict individual members as well as scenes of the extended imperial family both during the Russian empire and in exile. Size: 27.5 x 21.5 cm approx. Photos form part of the description.The item "Rare Imperial House of Romanov Russian Antique Book Grand Duke Vladimir 1957" is in sale since Monday, March 12, 2018. This item is in the category "Collectables\Historical Memorabilia\Royalty Collectables". The seller is "bibelotslondon" and is located in london. This item can be shipped worldwide.