New York: Random House, 1979.Hardcover, illustrated dust jacket.
345 pp., ills. Very good condition.
Chloe Obolensky, a famous designer and film artist, is the author of the book “Russian Empire. Portrait in Photographs ”with an afterword by M. Heywood, published in Germany, France, Great Britain and the USA.
477 photographs, reflecting the life of Russia in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. They depict people of all walks of life, different ages, different nationalities, different professions, palaces, churches, landscapes. St. Petersburg, Moscow, Disappeared world. The life of the manor, Village, Monks and pilgrims, Rivers and cities, Siberia, Turkestan, the Caucasus and Crimea, Western borders.
High quality paper and craftsmanship went into creating this book. Gilt cover insignia, spine lettering. Publisher: Jonathan Cape Limited. First Published in Great Britain in 1980.