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Vorontsov-Dashkov, Count, The Minister of the Imperial Court [Comte Woronzow-Daschkow]
VYSOCHAISHE UTVERZHDENNY TSEREMONIAL... ("Ceremonial Approved from on High...") 5 Crowning Ceremonials
St. Petersburg, Typography of Trenke and Fusnot, [1896]


Five Ceremonials related to the coronation of the last Russian Emperor Nicholas II as Emperor of all the Russias.

Five documents are in Russian, another five with the same text in French. Folio (12-3/8" x 7-3/8"). Each of 10 separately titled and paginated. The French titles are:
Ceremonial de la Translation Des Insignes Imperiaux du Palais Imperial d'Hiver a la Salle des Armes du Kremlin a Moscou, (3 pages);
Ceremonial de L'Entree Solennelle a Mouscou de Leurs Majestes L'Empereur Nicolas Alexandrovitch Autocrate de Toutes Les Russies et de L'Imperatrice Alexandra Feodorovna, (13 pages);
Ceremonial de la Proclamation Solennelle du Jour du Couronnement et du Sacre de Leurs Majestes Imperiales L'Empereur Nicolas Alexandrovitch Autocrate de Toutes Les Russies et de L'Imperatrice Alexandra Feodorovna, (6 pages);
Ceremonial de la Translation des Insignes Imperiaux de la Salle des Armes (Oroujeinala Palata), a la Salle du Trone, au Palais du Kremlin, (3 pages);
Ceremonial du Couronnement et du Sacre de Sa Majeste L'Empereur Nicolas Alexandrovitch Autocrate de Toutes Les Russies et de Sa Majeste L'Imperatrice Alexandra Feodorovna, (28 pages).
Each document is also noted as 'Approuve par Sa Majeste L'Empereur. Signe: Le Ministre de la Maison de l'Empereur Comte Woronzow-Daschkow' with 'Imprimerie Trenke et Fusnot' on the last page.

The foregoing Russian documents:
Ceremonial
Ceremonial
Ceremonial
Ceremonial
Ceremonial

All 10 documents are sewn together and backed by white silk cloth, with red silk ribbon marker; with cover having gilt double-headed eagle royal arms.

Laid-in to red folio (12-1/2" x 8") bindings, repeating the gilt Russian arms on front, gilt roll tool surround, gilt tooled inner turn-ins, surrounding light-blue moire silk end-panels.

We assume that was given to attendee at the ceremonies of coronation, however there are no previous owner names or other written provenance evident.

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Item ID: 04528R

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