Leningrad St. Petersburg Soviet Union Artistic Treasures 1936 pictorial w/ mapBrian DiMambro
(Old Books, 20th Century Books, Soviet Union, Russia, Leningrad, Visual Arts, Culture, Travel, Tourism, Palace Museums, Illustrated Books, Books with Maps).
Artistic Treasures of Leningrad and Its Surroundings. Issue One.
Published 1936, Leningrad, Soviet Union.
112 pages plus index. Text in Russian. Large folding city map at rear. Illustrated throughout w/ b&w photos.
Publisher's pictorial cardstock wrappers.
Book is physically old and shows some signs of handling and time. Book is not new or in "new" condition.
Binding age worn, couple closed short edge splits to front cover, mostly light or inoffensive signs of handling and time but nothing severe or unsightly, book remains overall attractive as an object.
Paper is gently toned, still clean, tight, sound internally.
Still attractive on the shelf. The book displays a pleasing and unique age patina and is in overall nice antiquarian condition, any age flaws which may be present seem easy to overlook or forgive.
Please review photos for more detail showing how this scarce guide book survives. The asking price reflects the condition based on our examination and 35+ years full time exposure to antiquarian books, maps and printed ephemera of all types and genres. Flaws seen and/ or described have been taken into account.
Book Measures c. 7 3/4" H x 5 1/4" W.