Moscow: Publishing house of the academy of Architecture, 1948. 26,  pp., 72 ill. 35x27 cm. Original cardboard binding. Dust-jacket.
Rare in the dust-jacket. The detailed account of the ancient mosques of Samarkand. Illustrated throughout. The author Stefan Polupanov (1904-1957) was the important Tashkent-based architect. His projects included Uzbekistan pavilion at VDNKH and the building of the committee of ministers of UzSSR in Tashkent.