b/w. frontis. photo.; titles; contents; b/w. map of the city & 6-page introduction. From the soup kitchens of the poor to the drawing rooms of the Tsar, over 300 photographs from archives in the Soviet Union recreate life as it was lived in one of Europe s most beautiful cities. This magnificent collection of previously unpublished photographs captures the architectural spendour and the detail of daily life in the nation s former cultural and political centre.
First Edition; 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall; Gilt titles spine; Dust Jacket un-clipped; illustrated by b/w. photo's. & map; brown end-papers; includes index & list for further reading.
Author Ometev, Boris & John Stuart
Binding Hardcover (Original Brown Cloth)
Publisher Cassell; London
Condition Near Fine in Near Fine Dustjacket
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