Dial Press, 1981, Hardcover, Book Condition: Near Fine Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good, Later Edition
ALLSHOUSE, ROBERT H. [editor]. Photographs for the Tsar, The Pioneering Color Photography of Sergei Mikhailovich Prokudin-Gorskii Commissioned by Tsar Nicholas II, New York: Dial Press, 1981. Large quarto, first printing, pp. xxiii, 216, copper-colored paper-covered boards, color and duotone photos. Shows the work of a photographer who was way ahead of his time, traveling around Russia in 1909 to create color images of the countryside and its people, in an era when color photography was almost unheard-of. Allshouse's introduction explains Prokudin-Gorskii's color process and how he got access to areas of Russia that were usually inaccessible even to its own citizens. See Roosens-Salu 9067. Condition of this book: Dust jacket lightly worn, all else fine. Size: Quarto. 216. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. All edges clean, neat and free of foxing. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Photography; Russia; 1900-1920; Art & Design. ISBN: 0803769962. ISBN/EAN: 9780803769960. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 52304.