1905 KONDAKOV ANTIQUE RUSSIAN BOOK ON ICONS
NIKODIM PAVLOVICH KONDAKOV. "Litsevoi Ikonopisnyi podlinnik. Ikonografiiia Gospoda Boga i Spasa nashego Iususa Khrista," [Iconography of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ]. Vol. I (the only volume published). St. Petersburg: Visochaishe, 1905. Folio. 430 x 340 mm. Original published porftolio (partially dampstained). Containing: Text by Kondakov with 116 illustrations with original printed wrappers, 14 color autotypes, 5 heliogravures, 40 phototype plates, 84 lithographic plates. Complete. This is a rare, complete, set and an important source in the iconography of Jesus Christ, including the authorized outlines which by tradition painters were to use.
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