Russian Houses offers an unprecedented look at the architecture and interiors of Ostankino, the Menshikov Palace, and other homes of the princes and czars. The rough-hewn beauty of traditional peasant homes--with their samovars, stoves, and ornate exteriors--is portrayed with knowledgeable and insightful authority. The breathtaking photographs and ...Read MoreRussian Houses offers an unprecedented look at the architecture and interiors of Ostankino, the Menshikov Palace, and other homes of the princes and czars. The rough-hewn beauty of traditional peasant homes--with their samovars, stoves, and ornate exteriors--is portrayed with knowledgeable and insightful authority. The breathtaking photographs and evocative text guide the reader through the homes of Pasternak, Gorky, Dostoevsky, and other artists and intellectuals. Over 300 full color photographs.Read Less
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Qto. VG+/VG. tall, warm red DJ spine with white title between three tiny white stacked authors at one end and with b/w logo at tail. full illustrated cover with enlarged thick bold white title and tiny authors aligned beneath. HB is medium blue clothbound, imprinted with white lettering matching the outer spine strip. wear is slight to the sturdy navy panels, the hue matches fep/ffep. opulent images and structure related to the present the provincial life, imperial palaces and the golden age, among more. textblock is in two column arrangement, for text detail in three columns. shelfwear and handling light and edges are visibly unmarked and very smooth and clear. 287 pp. ISBN#3822890499. Rockville.
Wonderful book, great pictures of various houses in Russia - from palaces to humble wooden cottages, many of them belonging to famous Russians such as the writers Pushkin and Chechov. Very informative histories of the homes and the personalities who used to live in them.
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