PETR PETROVICH GNEDICH, ISTORIIA ISKUSSTV : ZODCHESTVO, SHIVOPIS', VAIANIE.
Sankt Peterburg, Izdanie A. F. Marksa, 1897.
4to [29 by 20 cm]. , LVI, 582; , 684; , IV, 724 pp. + 32 chromolithographed plates (original protective printed tissues preserved). 2213 text illustrations (17 on separate plates, some of which are folding).
Publisher's gilt decorated half morocco. Two leaves of text loose.
First edition of a key large-scale Russian work on art history, including painting, sculpture, and architecture.
Includes indices to each volume.