North Russian Architecture

By: Bartenev, I. ; Fyodorov, B. (Cook, Kathleen Trans.)

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Book shows very light scuffing only. Gilt lettering on spine. Text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. First English Edition. Translated from the Russian by Kathleen Cook. Fascinating account of buildings, secular and sacred, in Northern Russia. Chapters include Transonega, the White Sea Coast, Rivers Svid and Onega, Vologda and Lower Vychegda, the Northern Dvina and Pinega and along the River Mezen. The ubiquitous use of timber is especially interesting. Profusely and beautifully illustrated with full page photographs in colour and b/w. Gold endpapers printed with mediaeval images of builders. Very clean book. 322 pages with table of contents at back. Previous owner's inscription on title page.

Title: North Russian Architecture

Author: Bartenev, I. ; Fyodorov, B. (Cook, Kathleen Trans.)

Categories: Architecture, Russia,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: U.S.S.R., Progress Publishers: 1972

Binding: Hardback

Book Condition: Fine

Seller ID: 136500

Keywords: Onion Domes, Timber Construction, Volga, Transonega, White Sea, Onega, Vologda, Vychegda , Dvina, Pinega, Mezen, Buildings Structures Traditional Carving, Exterior Treatment, Interior, Tent Roof, Detail, Cube Roof, ,