Tashkent: Gosudarstvennoe izdatel'stvo khudozhestvennoi literatury UzSSR, 1958. Quarto (26.7 × 21.3 cm). Publisher's embossed yellow buckram; 290,  pp. With 144 photographic reproductions, many of them full-page. Pinted on better paper stock. Lacks the original dust wrapper; else very good. Item #6163
Well-produced overview of rich heritage of Uzbek architectue, covering the most important archaeological sites , in Bukhara, Samarkand, Shakhrisiabe, Tashkent, Khiva, and others. The author was the head of a branch of the South Turkmenistan Archaological Complex Expedition from 1946-1961, and the Uzbek Art-Historical Expedition from 1959 to 1984. One of 5000 copies printed.