PAUL I (Tsar of Russia, 1796-1801). Illuminated manuscript on vellum, in Russian, signed ‘Pavel’. Three pages within hand-coloured engraved borders confirming the awards of 5 and 26 May 1799 to ‘Shtats-Dama’ (Lady of Honour) Countess Charlotta Karlovna Lieven (née von Gaugreben, 1748–1828) of an estate in Varnavinsk, Kaluga Province with 500 male souls, and of the village of Nikol’skoe with 250 souls and other properties and all that lies therein, dated Peterhof, 27 June 1800, counter-signed by Count Rostopchin, with verification of fourth page, on folded bifolium, 48 x 34 cm. (slightly soiled, disbound),

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PAUL I (Tsar of Russia, 1796-1801). Illuminated manuscript on vellum, in Russian, signed ‘Pavel’. Three pages within hand-coloured engraved borders confirming the awards of 5 and 26 May 1799 to ‘Shtats-Dama’ (Lady of Honour) Countess Charlotta Karlovna Lieven (née von Gaugreben, 1748–1828) of an estate in Varnavinsk, Kaluga Province with 500 male souls, and of the village of Nikol’skoe with 250 souls and other properties and all that lies therein, dated Peterhof, 27 June 1800, counter-signed by Count Rostopchin, with verification of fourth page, on folded bifolium, 48 x 34 cm. (slightly soiled, disbound), Together with GAGARIN, Pr. Grigorii Grigorievich (1810-1893). Risunki i nabroski s natury. Dessins et Croquis d ’aprè s Nature . St. Petersburg: Expéditions pour la Confection des Papiers d’Etat, 1902. Folio (51.5 x 36cm.) 4 pages of printed text and 30 mounted illustrations, some colour, on 24 leaves. Loose in original green cloth portfolio (slightly worn, lacks ties). Bookplate of D.M. Ostaf’ev, and 7 loose lithographs after Gagarin of Dagestan (5), Mingrelia (1) and Abkhasia (1) (slightly soiled and spotted)