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Russkoe Iskusstvo na vtoroi Vserossiiskoi kustarnoi vystavke v Petrograde v 1913 g.

[Russian Folk Art at the Second All-Russian Handicraft Exhibition in Petrograd in 1913].

Stock Code 84151

S. M. Prokudin-Gorskiy and Golike i Vilborg, Skt. Peterburg, 1914

Original price $2,581.00 - Original price $2,581.00
Original price $2,581.00
$2,581.00
$2,581.00 - $2,581.00
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Fine copy of this uncommon work on Russian folk art, the best examples of which were gathered across Russia and presented at this exhibition just before the outbreak of WWI. Published thanks to the success of the event, this richly illustrated production was actually the only catalogue published for any of the handicraft exhibitions. It includes essays and photographic plates on various branches of folk art, such as weaving, gold-embroidery, furniture, carpets, toys, lace and jewellery.

Folio (37 x 28.5 cm). Decorated half-title printed in red and gold, portrait frontispiece protected by tissue guard, title, V, [2] pp., 88 photographic plates with captions in Russian and French, some original printed tissue guards, [1], 85 pp. Original pictorial wrappers bound in later red cloth, patterned endpapers, flat spine lettered and decorated in gilt.

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Provenance: Yu. Bakhmatev (ink inscr. to upper pastedown).

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Russkoe Iskusstvo na vtoroi Vserossiiskoi kustarnoi vystavke v Petrograde v 1913 g.

PRAKHOV, A. V. (editor).

Stock code: 84151

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