Hardcover, small oblong folio bound in maroon cloth and lettered in gold on spine, with blind-stamped publisher’s logo on front cover, in original non price-clipped dust-jacket. Housed in publisher’s pictorial folding clam-shell box. Edited by Emmanuel Ducamp. Photographs by Marc Walter, with 336 illustrations, 289 in color. First American edition, translated by Barbara Mellor from the French edition published two years earlier in 2010. A magnificent pictorial and prose expose of the 300 years old Romanov residence situated just south of St. Petersburg, including many photographs of the restored Amber Room. No previous ownership marks. A clean, tight and unmarked copy, like new in like dust-jacket and folding box. Fine in a fine dust-jacket and fine original clam-shell box. A large, heavy book, Priority and International orders will require additional postage. calculated as close to actual cost as possible.