• Fine Printed Books, Manuscript auction at Christies

    Sale 5829

    Fine Printed Books, Manuscripts, Traditional Sports

    23 November 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 310

    SUSLOV, Vladimir V. (1857-1921). Pamiatniki Drevniago Russkago Zodchestva. Vyp. I-II. [Monuments of Ancient Russian Architecture. Parts I-II.] St. Petersburg: Imperial Academy of Fine Arts, 1895-96. 2 vols, folio (490 x 360mm). 2 chromolithographs and 34 lithographs (of 38, lacking plates 23-26 in part I). (Short tears and fraying in the margins of some text leaves, second title evenly browned.) Loose as issued in the original half cloth portfolios with printed paper sides (spine of part II worn, part I lacking one set of ties, some wear). Provenance: Mikhail Spasovskii (contemporary signature on front board of part I) -- 'A.S.' (small stamp on verso of each leaf in part II).

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    SUSLOV, Vladimir V. (1857-1921). Pamiatniki Drevniago Russkago Zodchestva. Vyp. I-II. [Monuments of Ancient Russian Architecture. Parts I-II.] St. Petersburg: Imperial Academy of Fine Arts, 1895-96. 2 vols, folio (490 x 360mm). 2 chromolithographs and 34 lithographs (of 38, lacking plates 23-26 in part I). (Short tears and fraying in the margins of some text leaves, second title evenly browned.) Loose as issued in the original half cloth portfolios with printed paper sides (spine of part II worn, part I lacking one set of ties, some wear). Provenance: Mikhail Spasovskii (contemporary signature on front board of part I) -- 'A.S.' (small stamp on verso of each leaf in part II).

    FIRST EDITION of the first two parts of Suslov's survey of the national style in Russian architecture. Suslov supervised the restoration of churches in Novgorod, Pskov, and other cities. Fekula 6200. (2)


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