BENOIS, ALEXANDRE, AND A.V. PRAKHOV, editors. Khudoshestvennyya sokrovischa rossii / Les Trésors d'Art en Russie. St. Petersburg: R. Golike and A. Vilborg, 1903.
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BENOIS, ALEXANDRE, AND A.V. PRAKHOV, editors. Khudoshestvennyya sokrovischa rossii / Les Trésors d'Art en Russie. St. Petersburg: R. Golike and A. Vilborg, 1903.
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BENOIS, ALEXANDRE, AND A.V. PRAKHOV, editors.
Khudoshestvennyya sokrovischa rossii / Les Trésors d'Art en Russie. St. Petersburg: R. Golike and A. Vilborg, 1903.
Vol III only. 4to. 12 issues in 4 parts. Illustrated with color and black-and-white photogravures. Gilt decorated pink wrappers designed by Stepan Petrovich Yaremich and Evgenii Lanceray. Wrappers fragile with loss to spines and edges. In custom cloth case.

Alexandre Benois, painter, costume designer, writer, critic and founder of the Mir Iskusstva [The World of Art] group, edited this sumptuous art journal about the art treasures of Russia for little over two years before handing it over to the prominent art critic and historian, Adrian Prakhov. The first three volumes of this series are devoted to Peter the Great.
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