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Imperial Petersburg, Felix Lurie

One of the best editions on the history of the construction of St. Petersburg that contains a story about how Peter the Great built the city. How he dreamed of living in a city surrounded by water, how, during the preparation for the Northern War, he found in old Swedish maps a winding Neva delta, as he was looking for the best architects. The book by Felix Lurie contains reproductions of works by Russian and Western masters of the 18th and 19th centuries, depicting the new capital. The illustrations are given according to the topographical principle and are accompanied by information about the buildings that stood earlier and were planned to be buit in future.

225 000,00 

  • Description


Language: Russian
Number of copies: 50 numbered copies
Format: 330 x 440 mm
Paper: designer paper (Holland, France)
Features: silk ribbon bookmark, manual-weaved tailband
Binding: genuine leather, handmade using classical old-school technology
Country of production: Russia
Age restrictions: 12+