Moscow: Soviet Khudozhnik Publishers, 1988. Hardbound. Light brown cloth boards, color illustrated dust jacket. 430 pp., 310 color illustration. A large and heavy volume, extra shipping charges for international orders. VG/ VG-, several edge tears to jacket at spine ends, light wear to volume, clean and bright. Item #132929
Text in Russian, with some English. From the book jacket: The Armoury in the Moscow Kremlin, with its history of almost 500 years, boasts one of the most impressive collections of valuables and regalia in the world. Its treasures contain several tens of thousands of breath-taking pieces, including arms, jewelry, textiles and embroideries, royal thrones, ceremonial horse trappings, etc. These are the finest specimens of applied and decorative art of Russia, Byzantium, Western Europe and the Orient, the items dating from the 5th century AD to the early 20th century. This lavish volume is a valuable reference tool.
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