Moscow: Gosudarstvennoe Izdatelstvo Literaturi po Stroitelstvu i Arkhitekture, 1954. Hardcover. Pale blue cloth with gold Cyrillic lettering; 119 pp. with bw illustrations throughout and bw frontis tipped-in. Very nice, clean and tight but with slight general age wear; museum ex-lib. copy. Item #120457
Text in Russian. About the life and works of Francesco Bartolomeo Rastrelli, Italian-born architect who became a naturalized Russian citizen and worked in the baroque style, mainly in St. Petersburg. He designed many famous buildings in and around the city, some now demolished, but many still in use, including Peterhof Palace, St. Andrew's Church, the Winter Palace, and Smolny Convent/Monastery.
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