From the days of Kievan Rus, Slavic craftsmen have worked in niello (an alloy that produces a black finish to metal). Text is in Russian. List of vintage and contemporary masters in the field. A must for collectors of Russian niello and related fields. Authors: Marina Postnikov, Nina Platonov, Bella Ulyanov. Publisher: Iskusstvo, 1972. 144 pages, illustrated. Condition: good. Some damage to binding, covered with clear library tape. Contents: fine. 1 copy only.