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Kostyumirovannyi Bal V Zimnem Dvortse (Costume Ball at the Winter Palace)
by Katin-Yartsev and Shumkov

600+ (total) pages

Published: 2003

Genre: Photo-album

Publisher: Russky Antiquariat

Languages: Dual - Russian and English

ISBN Hardcover: 5981290021

ISBN Softcover: No softcover edition available

Print Status: in print

Kostyumirovannyi Bal V Zimnem Dvortse (Costume Ball at the Winter Palace)

description:

A two volume, slipcased set commerating the 1903 Costume Ball held at the Winter Palace, bound in leatherette and green silk.

Volume 1: reproductions of research material and documents, including menus, diary excerpts, seating charts, photos, etc. Also includes photos and descriptions of existing costumes.
128 pages, illustrated

Volume 2: Photographs and biographical sketches of ball attendees. 464 pages, 198 photographs

Visit http://www.kingandwilson.com/1903CostumeBallBook/  for a more detailed review.

(Title in Russian: Костюмированный Бал в Зимнем Дворце)

unique features:

Lots! Virtually all of the documents in volume 1 are new, while volume 2 contains a wealth of photos and bios of the lesser-known nobility who attended the ball.

in my opinion:

A richly made set full of unique images and information. VERY expensive, but consensus among Romanov bibliophiles seems to be that it's well worth the price.

where to find this book:

www.thorntonsbooks.co.uk

please let us know if you have discovered other sources for this book

this book profile was written by Sarah Miller

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