Tsarskoe Selo : Fototipii (Tsarskoe Selo: Photographs)
2009 · Saint Petersburg, Russia
by Babkin, Izdanie P. I.
Saint Petersburg, Russia: Serebrianyi Vek, 2009. Hardcover. VG (Ex-library, with no markings, in Like New condition.). Blue figured paper boards, gilt letters on cover, orange & pictorial dust jacket, 200 pp., many BW photos. Text is in Russian. A reprint of a photo album issued in 1897, with contemporary commentary by G. V. Semenova and contemporary photos by V. V. Urzhumtsev. The focus is on Tsarskoe Selo, the tsars' former summer residence outside St. Petersburg, now an amazing museum. If you enjoy before-and-after photos and can read Russian, this is the book for you. (Inventory #: 135664)