The Imperial Palaces by Aleksandr Ivanovich Uspenskii
The Imperial Palaces by Aleksandr Ivanovich Uspenskii

MOSCOW: IMPERIAL ARCHAEOLOGICAL SOCIETY, 1913

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The Imperial Palaces by Aleksandr Ivanovich Uspenskii
Moscow: Imperial Archaeological Society, 1913
Entitled 'Imperatorskie dvortsy', two volumes bound in 3, 339, lxxvi, 182 + 388 + 389-557,xli,ix pages of text, 325 photographic plates only, 96 mounted (some misbound). Contemporary half calf (rebacked preserving original spines). 4to, 13 x 10in. (34 x 26cm.) (3)
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Alexandre Popov (bookplate)
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This work gives detailed descriptions of the buildings and their contents of the Winter Palace, the Summer Palace, the Anichkov and Marble Palaces in St. Petersburg, and of the palaces and estates of Petergof, Oranienbaum, Tsarskoe selo, Aleksandrovsk and Pavlovsk. Volume I includes a dictionary of 18th-century artists whose works are represented in the Imperial collections.
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