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The Russian Diary of an Englishman: Petrograd, 1915-1917

By: Anonymous

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Kirtas Books: 2000

Seller ID: 2283750

Condition: Fine


2000 Trade Paperback. xiii, [1], 228 pp. A print-on-demand reproduction of the anonymous diary first published in 1919 by William Heinemann of London, providing firsthand accounts of life in Russia leading up to the October Revolution in Petrograd in 1917. View more info

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The Volunteer Army and Allied Intervention in South Russia 1917-1921: A Study in the Politics and Diplomacy of the Russian Civil War

By: Brinkley, George A.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: University of Notre Dame Press: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2284550

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Very good in fair jacket. Jacket spine faded, jacket edges rubbed with minor loss, tape repairs on jacket reverse, minor pencil notes on rear endpaper. 1966 Hard Cover. 446 pp. An examination of the Allied forces' relations with the Russian civil war. View more info

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Nicholas II: The Interrupted Transition

By: d'Encausse, Helene Carrere; Holoch, George

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Holmes & Meier: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2290590

ISBN: 0841913978

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. 2000 Hard Cover. xiii, [1], 321, [1] pp. 8vo. A biography of the last Emperor of Russia, translated into English from French historian Helene Carrere d'Encausse's 1996 original by George Holoch. d'Encausse examines Nicholas's early life, and the reasons for the Romanov dynasty's decline and ultimate demise. View more info

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The Real Tsaritsa

By: Dehn, Lili

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Royalty Digest: 1995

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 2290477

Condition: Very Good


Limited edition, one of 200 copies. Light stain on base of first few pages. 1995 Hard Cover. 253, [1] pp. 8vo. 1995 reissue of 1922 original. A biography of H.I.M. Alexandra, by a 'close friend of the late Empress of Russia'. Alexandra was the wife of Nicholas II, and died at the hand of the Bolsheviks after the Russian Revolution. View more info

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Russia from the American Embassy: April, 1916 - November, 1918

By: Francis, David R.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons: 1921

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 2284888

Condition: Good


2nd printing. Spine slightly toned with one light spot, ink name on front and rear endpaper, rear endpaper split along hinge (binding still holding firm), frontispiece and plates a bit foxed. 1921 Hard Cover. xii, [2], 361, [1] pp. 8vo. A biography by the United States Ambassador to Russia in 1916 and 1917, with a firsthand account of the Russian Revolution. Frontispiece of author, photographic plates in text. View more info

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Reminiscences of Old Russia

By: Gagarin, Marie

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Privately Printed / Case, Lockwood & Brainard: 1951

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2289578

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Appears to be signed by a relative of the author ('For David Armstrong, With best wishes, Mikhail (?) Gagarin, September 1984'). 1951 Hard Cover. 169, [1] pp. 8vo. A firsthand account of the reigns of three different tsars, and three different revolutions, in Russia. Written by Princess Marie Gagarin, this work covers the years from 1861-1925. View more info

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The Emperor Nicholas II. As I Knew Him

By: Hanbury-Williams, John

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Arthur L. Humphreys: 1922

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2292108

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. 1922 Hard Cover. xi, [1], 271, [1] pp. 8vo. Black-and-white photographic frontispiece and plates. A biography of Russian Emperor Nicholas II, by the Chief of the British Military Mission in Russia, 1914-1917. View more info

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The Court of Russia in the Nineteenth Century, in Two Volumes

By: Hodgetts, E.A. [Edward Arthur] Brayley

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Methuen: 1908

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2291461

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Minor wear to corners, fore-edges faintly foxed. 1908 Hard Cover. xxiv, 303, [1], 31, [1]; vi, 312, 31, [1] pp. 8vo. Black-and-white frontispieces and plates. An account of the Russian court, covering the reigns of Alexander I, Nicholas I, Alexander II, and the fin de siecle. View more info

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The Crucifixion of Liberty

By: Kerensky, Alexander & G.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: The John Day Company: 1934

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2285133

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Spine slightly faded, related article laid in. 1934 Hard Cover. 406 pp. 8vo. An account of Russia's transition from empire to socialism, by a key figure in the Russian Revolution of 1917. View more info

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Russia and History's Turning Point

By: Kerensky, Alexander [Fyodorovich]

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Duell, Sloan and Pearce: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2292070

Condition: Good


First edition. Light stain on jacket spine base, edges and jacket reverse lightly foxed. 1965 Hard Cover. xvi, 558, [2] pp. 8vo. A retrospective of Russian history by a key figure in the February Revolution who served as Minister of Justice, then as Minister of War, and Minister-Chairman. Russia and History's Turning Point is of essential historic value on three levels: it is an eyewitness account of one of the most crucial periods in modern history; it is the autobiography of one of the key figures of that period; and it is a record of the experience of a man who was the archetype of the mode... View more info

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At the Court of the Last Tsar

By: Mossolov, A.A.; Pilenco, A.A.; Dickes, E.W.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Royalty Digest: 1996

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 2292059

ISBN: 1905159366

Condition: Near Fine


Limited edition, one of 250 copies. 1996 Hard Cover. vii, [1], 272, [4] pp. 1996 reissue of 1935 original. A firsthand account of the imperial court of Nicholas II, by the Head of the Court Chancellery, 1900-1916, A.A. Mossolov. View more info

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Memories of Russia, 1916-1919

By: Paley, Princess [Olga Valerianovna]

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Royalty Digest: 1996

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 2291998

ISBN: 1905159382

Condition: Near Fine


Limited edition, one of 100 copies. 1996 Hard Cover. 320 pp. 1996 reissue of the 1924 original. Includes photographic frontispiece and three portraits in text. A biography by the second wife of Grand Duke Paul Alexandrovich of Russia. Originally Nicholas II forbade the marriage, but after the two married morganatically and Luitpold, Prince Regent of Bavaria granted Olga the title of Countess von Hohenfelsen, he relented and provided her with the title Princess Paley. She fled to Finland after her husband and son were executed by the Bolsheviks. View more info

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The White Armies of Russia: A Chronicle of Counter-Revolution and Allied Intervention

By: Stewart, George

Price: $60.00

Publisher: The Macmillan Company: 1933

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2284892

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Hinges just starting, front and end matter lightly foxed. 1933 Hard Cover. xiii, [3], 469, [3] pp. 8vo. An account of the Russian Revolution, the subsequent civil war. Illustrated with dozens of photographs. View more info

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Through the Russian Revolution

By: Williams, Albert Rhys

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Boni and Liveright: 1921

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2290597

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Lacks jacket. Spine a bit toned, ink gift note on front endpaper, ink name on title page, pages lightly toned. 1921 Hard Cover. viii, 311, [1] pp. 8vo. Illustrated with photographs and Russian posters in color. A study of the Russian Revolution, in which the author focuses on posters issued at the time. Some posters reproduced here also include captions with English translations. View more info