Moscow: Planeta Publishers, 1990. First edition. Cloth over Boards. Folio, np ~200, illustrated with color photographs, text in English. Very Good in Very Good DJ. Item #20763
St. Petersburg - Petrograd - Leningrad ... a great, beautiful and tragic city. A city which is visited by millions of tourists every year, who leave it to treasure its image in their memories, forever. In the course of its history, the city has changed its name twice. It was St. Petersburg from its founding in 1703, until it became known as Petrograd in 1914. After Lenin's death in 1924, the city was renamed Leningrad. This book is a lush photo album of the city's notable public buildings and palaces, offering highlights of the city's splendid architectural history.