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North Russian Architecture

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

Price: $47.95

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

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 136500

Condition: Fine


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... View more info

Mongol Empire: Genghis Khan His Triumph and His Legacy, The

By: Brent, Peter

Price: $74.95

Publisher: Lavergne, Tennessee, U.S.A., Weidenfeld & Nicholson: 1976

Edition: Ex Library

Seller ID: 120186

ISBN: 029777137X

Condition: Very Good


Former library book with the usual stamps, stickers, etc. Binding is solid and text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. 264 pages with mostly b&w illustrations, a few in color. Dust jacket has been laminated and taped to covers. Chapters include: The great Khans, Westwards from the Volga, The resilience of Islam, The fall of the celestial kingdom, The golden horde, The Ilkhans of Persia, The sons of heaven, The heartlands, The last assault, The benefits of failure. With chronology, index. View more info

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Russian Kerchiefs and Shawls

By: Gordeyeva, Olga; Louisa Yefimova; Rina Belogorskaya

Price: $44.95

Publisher: Leningrad, Aurora Art Publishers: 1985

Seller ID: 145208

ISBN: 1603429689

Condition: Fine


Book is in excellent condition. Binding is solid and square, covers have sharp corners, exterior shows no blemishes, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. 166 pages, heavily illustrated with 100 plates, in full color. View more info

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Undying Tradition: Folk Handicrafts in the Mid-Volga Region, The

By: Shirokov, Boris (Editor)

Price: $18.95

Publisher: Leningrad, Aurora Art Publishers: 1988

Seller ID: 134922

Condition: Near Fine


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 8 1/4"w x 9 1/8"h. Unpaginated. Filled with glossy photos. View more info