ANTIQUITIES OF THE RUSSIAN STATE
Book : leather-bound, handmade . Coat lining - metal special alloy
size : 280х370х65мм.
Box : genuine leather , velvet . Coat of arms , plates, lock , legs - metal, a special alloy Handmade .
size : 365х450х200мм.
"Antiquities of the Russian state" printed on the texts of the six-volume work of the Imperial Russian Archaeological society "Antiquities of the Russian State, issued by Imperial order of Emperor Nicholas I" (1846-1853). The book includes more than 500 watercolor drawings by eminent artists of the archeologist F. G. Solntsev (1801-1892) and explanatory articles thereto, written by renowned historians and writers of the XIX century.
Superb drawings illustrating all aspects of life of pre-Petrine Russia, and valuable information on Russian icons, Church utensils, subjects of the king's goods, armor, weapons and period clothing of the various classes contained in this publication will certainly interest a wide circle of readers.
The book is printed in accordance with grammatical norms of modern Russian language.
Worked on the book: A. A. Belintsev, E. S. Davydova, S. Y. Zavrazhina.