St. Petersburg: Palace Editions, 2001. First Edition. Quarto (32.5cm x 26cm). Pictorial paper boards (hardcover); pictorial dustjacket; pictorial slipcase; 382pp [vol. 1], 432pp [vol. 2]; compact disk recording; illus. Fine copy; appears new. Fine dustwrapper; appears new. Near Fine slipcase; bumped bottom panel; chipping to top edge back cover, else clean and tight. Survey of abstraction and its influence found in 20th century Russian visual art. Hundreds of artists profiled with color reproductions of their works and scholarly essays. Includes the compact disk recording "Pieces of Music for White Dots: A Compilation of St. Petersburg Avant-garde Music of the Late Twentieth Century". Edited by Yevgenia Petrova and translated from the Russian by Kenneth MacInnes.