Thomas Froncek & Editors of Horizon Magazine. The Horizon Book of Russia. 2 Volumes, including Arts of Russia and History of Russia. In a decorative slipcase. NY: American Heritage Press, 1970. A grand overview of Russia through the piercing attentive lens of the 1960s. The first volume (Arts) starts with an essay by James Billington, who is followed by chapters on churches and monasteries, icons, folk art and crafts, literature, painting, palaces, theater, music and dance, plus essays into art developments of the 20th century. Contains maps, genealogy, acknowledgments and an index. The second volume (History) covers the Roots of Old Russia, Mongol Invasions, Rise of Muscovy, Times of Troubles and Peter the Great, Age of Splendor and the Intelligentsia, The Last Romanovs and Aftermath of a Revolution. Includes acknowledgments and an index.
383 and 414 pages. Profusely illustrated with beautiful color and black and white photos. High quality cloth binding, both books are in fine condition, slipcase is very good, no broken corners, light wear to photo. 1 copy only. Weight: 9½ pounds, will be sent book rate.