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[Complete collection] The history of the Life-guards Cavalry Regiment

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1. The History of the Life-guards Cavalry Regiment. 1706-1801. Compiled by the Colonel of the Life-Guards of the Cavalry, Duke Georgi Nikolaevich de Leuchtenberg. Edited by the aide-de-camp Colonel of the Life-guards cavalry Vladimir Feoderovich Kozlyaninov.
3 volumes. Volumes I.-III. Paris, 1938-1966. Copy with thick wove paper and in soft publisher's binding with gilt embossing on spine and cover. Size: 32.5 x 25 cm. Vol.I: Second edition extended to 125 copies. XVIII, 250 p., ill, 30 p. Ill; size 32.5 x 25 cm. Vol.II: Edition 125 pieces, numbered. Copy no. 65 with thick wove paper and in publisher's binding with gilt embossing on spine and cover. Paris, 1966, 216 p., ill, 9 ill, 3 plans. Size: 32.5 x 25 cm. Vol.III: Edition of 200 numbered copies. Copy no. 27 with thick wove paper and in soft publisher's binding with gilt embossing on spine and cover. Paris, 1964. 337 p., 8 p. with ill, 5 maps and plans, 12 maps and plans in the text. Size: 32.5 x 25 cm.
All volumes in original publisher's covers, minor tears to spine of vol. II and III, faded, cover of vol. II separated from block. Blocks are well preserved, clean.

2. The History of the Life-guards Cavalry. Illustrations. Edited by Prince S.S. Belosselsky-Belozersky. [Paris], 1961. Splendid issue, album with high quality paper, contains more than 500 b/w and color illustrations. Multilingual edition in Russian, French, English. Copy no. 191. Booklet with text in the original decorated binding, 12 decorated folders with single sheets of the illustrations in the case with a chromolithographed sticker on the cover. On the inside of the case label "Librairie Pierre Petitot. 234, Boulevard St.-Germain. Paris 7e". In excellent condition.

3. Jubilee Leaflet of a Cavalry Life-Guardsman. 1730-1930. Edited by the aide-de-camp Colonel of the Life-guards cavalry V. F. Kozlyaninov. Paris: Edition of His Imperial Majesty the Grand Duke Dmitry Pavlovich Romanov, Honorary Chairman of the Cavalry Association, 1931. - XXXVI, 89 pp, ill, edition of 500. Multilingual: in French, English, German, Russian. Gift inscription on front: [from the Russian:] "To the highly honoured Sergey Federovich Verbov in memory and as a token of appreciation from Vl. Kozlyaninov. 16-XI-1949. Paris".