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Gifts to the Tsars, 1500-1700: Treasures from the Kremlin

by Indianapolis Museum of Art

First Edition

Price: $85.00
from: Rose's Books, IOBA

  • Seller Inventory #: 015822
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Book condition: New
  • Jacket condition: New
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • ISBN 10: 0810906007
  • ISBN 13: 9780810906006
  • Publisher: Harry N Abrams Inc
  • Place: Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A.
  • Date published: 2001

Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A.: Harry N Abrams Inc, 2001. Boston: Abrams, 2001. First edition, brand new, pristine in publisher's original shrinkwrap. Folio. New hard cover book, new dustjacket. 336 pp. Lavishly illustrated in color. This is a catalog of the diplomatic gifts presented to Russian tsars from Ivan the Terrible to Peter the Great. The exhibition assembles 95 gifts. The photos reveal the splendor of Russian court life, while the essays focus on different aspects of diplomacy and Russian foreign relations, as well as on treasures ranging from gold and silver to furs and textiles to jewelry and decorative arts. The catalog is arranged by the gifts' geographical origin, and each section discusses each of the treasures. Includes biographies of each of the Russian tsars, patriarchs, and donors. New in new dust jacket,. First Edition. Hard Cover. New/New. Folio.