CONVOLUTE of three art albums

Lot 396
6 0008 000
1) Delarov P. V. Picture gallery of the Imperial Hermitage / With explain. text of P. V. Delarov. SPb.: partnership of M. O. Wolf, 1902. - II, 182, II, IV p.: il. Title page lost, library stamps of the 30-ies of XIX c. on the half- title and p. 17. The album covers the history of the Hermitage's collection of paintings. Reviews of Italian, Spanish, Dutch (Flemish) and other national schools of painting of the XV-XVIII centuries are presented. The author of the text is one of the greatest Russian antiquaries and collectors of the turn of the XIX-XX centuries - Pavel Viktorovich Delarov (1853-1913). 2) Brechko-Brechkovsky N. N. Russian Museum of Emperor Alexander III / text by N. N. Brechko-Brechkovsky; with autotype. pictures. SPb.; M.: partnership of M. O. Wolf, censor. 1903. - [2], XII, 92, [1] p.: il., 1 p. front. (portr.). 7 il. p. lost. The publication describes the Museum's collection at the initial stage of its formation, which is important for the history of Russian art and the Russian Museum. 3) Nadezhdin N. A. Moscow Armory chamber / text by N. A. Nadezhdin. SPb.; M.: partnership of M. O. Wolf, censor. 1902. - [2], 55 p.: il., 1 p. front.; 35x28 cm. The book provides a brief description of the collection of the famous Museum-Treasury. Three editions in one semi-leather individual cover of the era. Leather gilt spine and corners. The book edges are painted "like a peacock's feather". Scuffing of the binding, loss of skin fragments of the spine and corners.