New York: Hazar Publishing Limited, 1999.Used.
240 pp., illustrated
First Edition. Minor rubbing (commonly visible on dustjackets), elsewise a bright, clean, tight copy sans other flaws. "a visually exciting tour of some of St Petersburg's mysteries and secrets, unveiling interiors from all periods of the city's history and places that illustrate the joys and tribulations of modern life. This book offers an introduction to a spectacular city, and is full of surprises for those who thought they knew the city well." PROLIFICALLY ILLUSTRATED in full color photography of St Petersburg interiors (many full or double-page) with accompanying descriptive captions. Photographs "are complemented by a text based on a personal viewpoint of a city that has been going through tremendous changes in recent years. Each location is described with information on its history and design, as well as fascinating anecdotes about its past and present importance."