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...
Covers show very light shelf wear only, no edge wear, sharp corners, straight, solid binding, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. 85 pages with 30 pages of full color full page plates or large scale mosaics, paintings. Building was formerly the Church of Resurrection of Christ -- a very impressive example of Russian architecture. In business for 20 years, we provide excellent customer service and pack with shipping material appropriate to insure your purchase arrives undamaged. View More...
Saint Petersburg, Museum of Church of Saviour on the Blood:
Seller ID: 145055
Binding: Trade Paperback
Condition: Near Fine
A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. Slight edge wear to cover. A history of the church, many color photos, descriptions of the plaques and mosaics. Diagrams of the placement of mosaics. 120 pages. 7 3/4"w x 10 1/4"h. No date shown; circa 1990's. View More...
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