The Russian Empire on the eve of the great upheaval
Cover handmade genuine leather (shagreen)
Composite case handmade: faux leather, designer paper
Format 325х245 mm
100 numbered copies.
Paper GardaPat (Italy)
Europe has repeatedly tried to discover and understand the mysterious distant Russia. One such effort was the book "Russia and Russians", published in Paris in the early twentieth century. France is a crucial ally and economic partner of Russia at that time was very interested in the rapprochement between the two countries. It is no coincidence that the French implemented the idea of creating a kind of illustrated guide to the Russian Empire. The authors traveled with her camera along and across, and then provided unique footage vivid review. He wrote a book which to this day retains its relevance as an objective source of extremely interesting information about Russia at the height of its Imperial heyday.