Leningrad: Musee de l'Ermitage, 1961. Hardcover. Scarce profusely illustrated work on Russian works of art in stone at the Hermitage in St. Petersburg, Russia which includes vases, bowls and torcheres in lazurite, malachite, jasper, rhodonite and porphyry. This stunning collection of almost 500 pieces covers a 200 year period, beginning with the earliest piece made by the Peterfhof factory in 1776.
Tall 4to, 135 pp, 89 pages of illustrations. Original maroon gilt stamped cloth boards in the original pictorial dust jacket, chipped at spine & ruffled, now in a mylar protective cover. The book in very good condition, the dust jacket in good condition. OCLC: 603428579 records only one copy, at the University of Bern. Very good overall. Item #25677