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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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A Year in Russia

By: Baring, Maurice

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Kirtas Books: 2000

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2283751

Condition: Fine


2000 Trade Paperback. xix, [1], 319, [1], 40 pp. A print-on-demand facsimile the 1907 original, which was composed mainly from letters contributed to the Morning Post during 1905, the year of the Russian Revolution. View more info

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Memoirs of the Pages to the Tsars

By: Berry, Thomas E.; Marbach, Peter; Lyons, Marvin

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Gilbert's Royal Books: 2005

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2290614

ISBN: 0973783915

Condition: Near Fine


First paperback printing. Edges lightly rubbed. 2005 Trade Paperback. 283, [3] pp. The history of the Corps des Pages in Russia dates back to the days of Peter the Great. Each of his successors made changes or improvements up until the end of the monarchy in 1917. In 1759, during the reign of Empress Elizabeth, the Corps des Pages became a formal educational institution. In 1802, the Corps des Pages was given a charer by Emperor Alexander I. The Corps des Pages was a military-educational institution which prepared young men to serve the Tsar and his family at Court. Many would go on to serve i... View more info

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The Real Romanovs as Revealed by the Late Czar's Physician and His Son

By: Botkin, Gleb

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Fleming H. Revell Company: 1998

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2291465

Condition: Very Good


A few light spots on spine. 1998 Hard Cover. 336 pp. 8vo. Includes section of black & white photographs. A modern reissue of the 1931 original. The imprint has not been updated, but the copyright page states 'This book has been reprinted with the kind permission of Mrs. Marina Botkin Schweitzer, daughter of Gleb Botkin.' An account of the Romanovs, written by the son of Dr. Yevgeny Botkin, who was executed by the Bolsheviks along with the Tsar's family during the 1918 revolution. The author's daughter's DNA was used in the 1990s to identify her grandfather's remains, so it is probable this pri... View more info

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Recollections of Imperial Russia

By: Buchanan, Meriel

Price: $125.00

Publisher: George H. Doran Company: 1924

Seller ID: 2283809

Condition: Very Good


Spine faded with a few tiny spots. 1924 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. vii, [8]-277, [1] pp. 8vo. A history of Imperial Russia with firsthand accounts of time spent there by the daughter of the ambassador Sir George Buchanan, who served in various posts, and was present in Petrograd during the Russian Revolution. Nineteen half-tone photographs and illustrations. View more info

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Petrograd: The City of Trouble, 1914-1918

By: Buchanan, Meriel

Price: $125.00

Publisher: W. Collins Sons & Co. Ltd.: 1918

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2283854

Condition: Good


First edition. Boards rubbed and soiled, split along rear joint, front free endpaper removed, ink name and date on front endpaper. 1918 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 262, [4] pp. 8vo. A history of Imperial Russia with firsthand accounts of time spent there by the daughter of the ambassador Sir George Buchanan, who served in various posts, and was present in Petrograd during the Russian Revolution. View more info

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The Dissolution of an Empire

By: Buchanan, Meriel

Price: $125.00

Publisher: John Murray: 1932

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 2284276

Condition: Very Good


2nd printing. Front endpapers a bit foxed, ink name on front paste-down. 1932 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 262, [4] pp. 8vo. A history of Imperial Russia with firsthand accounts of time spent there by the daughter of the ambassador Sir George Buchanan, who served in various posts, and was present in Petrograd during the Russian Revolution. View more info

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Diplomacy and Foreign Courts

By: Buchanan, Meriel; Pares, Bernard

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Hutchinson & Co. (Publishers), Ltd.: 1928

Seller ID: 2283808

Condition: Good


First edition. Spine toned, front joint repaired, a few pages faintly foxed, ink name and date on front endpaper. 1928 Hard Cover. xii, 288 pp. 8vo. A history of British diplomacy by the daughter of the ambassador Sir George Buchanan, who served in various posts, and was present in Petrograd during the Russian Revolution. This work includes a full chapter on the event, as well as a chapter about Bolshevism. Includes an introduction by Sir Bernard Pares, a photographic frontispiece of Sir George Buchanan, and 15 photographic plates (some displaying multiple images). View more info

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Romance and Revolutions

By: Countess Nostitz (de Fernandez-Azabul, Lilie) [Bouton, Madeleine]

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Hutchinson & Co. (Publishers), Ltd.: 1937

Edition: 4th Printing

Seller ID: 2283848

Condition: Good


Spine faded and stained, boards soiled, first and last few pages foxed, some brief ink notes on rear endpapers. 1937 Hard Cover. 258 pp. 8vo. Frontispiece and plates throughout text. An autobiography by the actress and society hostess. She was born Madeleine Bouton in Iowa, and originally married a Baron, though they later divorced. After escaping Russia with her second husband, the Count Nostitz, who later died, she married a third time (this time a Spanish nobleman), and lived in Biarritz. She is also the author of The Countess from Iowa. View more info

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The Diary of a Diplomat in Russia, 1917-1918

By: de Robien, Louis; Sykes, Camilla

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Praeger Publishers: 1970

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 2290591

Condition: Good


Lacks jacket. Top edge foxed. 1970 Hard Cover. 318, [2] pp. 8vo. Includes black-and-white photographs. Translated into English from the original French by Camilla Sykes. A firsthand account of the Russian Revolution by a French diplomat. 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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Conspiracy Against the Tsar: A Portrait of the Decembrists

By: Eidelman, N. [Natan]; Carlile, Cynthia

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Progress Publishers: 1985

Seller ID: 2290450

Condition: Very Good


Jacket edges rubbed. 1985 Hard Cover. 293, [3] pp. 8vo. Photographic endpapers. Includes section of black-and-white photographs. In this book, the well-known Soviet historian Natan Eidelman describes Russia's first, aristocratic revolutionaries - the Decembrists, who staged an insurrection in 1825 against Tsar Nicholas I in an attempt to reform socio-economic life in Russia. The narrative focusses [sic] on a psychological portrait of the most prominent members of the Decembrist movement, on their subsequent fate, and the influence of their ideas and deeds on the generations that followed. Eide... View more info

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1636: The Kremlin Games (The Ring of Fire)

By: Flint, Eric; Huff, Gorg; Goodlett, Paula

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Baen: 2013

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2269574

ISBN: 1451638906

Condition: Near Fine


First printing. Spine creased. 2013 Mass Market Paperback. 560 pp. 1636. Grantville has bounced back and established its new mission and identity, but it seems some have been left behind—people like Bernie Zeppi, courageous in the battle, but unable to figure out what to do with himself in a world that’s utterly changed. Then Russian emissary Vladimir Gorchacov arrives in Grantville and hires Bernie to journey to Moscow and bring the future to a Russia mired in slavish serfdom and byzantine imperial plots. Bernie jumps at the chance. He figures it to be an easy gig, complete with high pay ... 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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Russia: Descriptive and Illustrative, in Two Volumes

By: Gautier, [Pierre Jules] Theophile, et al; Tyson, Florence MacIntyre (Translator)

Price: $400.00

Publisher: The International Press / The John C. Winston Co.: 1905

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 2272112

Condition: Very Good


First edition thus. Former library copy, erased call number on spine base of second volume, a couple tiny ink stamps on front endpaper of first volume, otherwise no marks. Hinges repaired. 1905 Hard Cover. Two volumes. viii, 483; viii, 461. Index. 8 1/8 x 5 3/4. 8vo. Original blue cloth, elaborate embossed gilt Russian coat of arms with gilt double-ruled border on front cover, mirrored on spine, gilt spine lettering, gilt top page ridge, ribbon marker bound into each volume. Illustrated by numerous photogravures (50 total, 25 per volume including frontispieces). Translated from the 1867 origin... View more info

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A Romanov Diary: The Autobiography of H.I. & R.H. Grand Duchess George

By: H.I. & R.H. Grand Duchess George; Tantzos, G. Nicholas; Eilers, Marlene A.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Atlantic International Publications: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2284885

ISBN: 0938311093

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Jacket edges rubbed, boards lightly soiled. 1988 Hard Cover. 262, [20] pp. 8vo. A Romanov Diary spans 50 years in the life of Royal Europe (1884-1934) during one of its most turbulent periods of history. Grand Duchess George (Marie) of Russia, writes of Emperors, Kings, Queens and Royal Cousins in their everyday, private lives, as well as their intricate relationships which determined the course of history. The most compelling portions of A Romanov Diary are the letters written by her husband, Grand Duke George, from prison after the Bolshevik revolution of 1917. These letters w... View more info

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Memoirs of a Russian Diplomat: Outposts of the Empire, 1893-1917 (Yale Russian and East European Studies, 10)

By: Kalmykow, Andrew D.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Yale University Press: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2285489

ISBN: 0300012012

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Two small tears along top edge of front jacket panel, front jacket flap price-clipped. Ink name on front endpaper, page ridges lightly foxed. 1971 Hard Cover. xv, 290 pp. The eve of the Russian Revolution is one of the most intriguing and significant phases of Russian history, yet it is imperfectly understood, largely because of the biases so noticeable in sources relating to this period. These memoirs, covering some three decades preceding the Russian Revolution, have the rare merit of scholarly objectivity. A man of many achievements--including knowledge of fourteen languages-... 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

Rise of the Romanovs

By: Klyuchevsky, Vasili; Archibald, Liliana

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Barnes & Noble Books: 1970

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2294835

ISBN: 1566193257

Condition: Very Good


Page ridges faintly foxed. 1970 Hard Cover. 371 pp. Little has been written about this seething, bloody period in Russian history. Vasili Klyuchevsky's magnificent The Rise of the Romanovs recreates this tormented era and restores a key piece in the pattern that led to the Russian Revolution. View more info

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Nicholas II: Twilight of the Empire

By: Lieven, Dominic

Price: $9.00

Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin: 1996

Seller ID: 2285898

ISBN: 0312143796

Condition: Very Good


Top corner of rear wrapper bumped, page ridges faintly foxed. 1996 Trade Paperback. xii, 292 pp. A biography of Russia's last monarch provides new insights into his infamous execution, his role as political leader and emperor, the Old Regime's collapse, and the origins of the Bolshevik Revolution. View more info

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The Great Reforms: Autocracy, Bureaucracy, and the Politics of Change in Imperial Russia

By: Lincoln, W. Bruce

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Northern Illinois University Press: 1990

Edition: 3rd Printing

Seller ID: 2283748

ISBN: 0875805493

Condition: Near Fine


3rd printing. 1990 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. xxi, [1], 281, [1] pp. The Great Reforms of the 1860s marked the broadest attempt at social and economic renovation to occur in Russia between the death of Peter the Great in 1725 and the Revolution of 1905. In just more than a decade, imperial reform acts freed Russia's serfs, restructured her courts, established institutions of local self-government in parts of the empire, altered the constraints that censorship imposed on the press, and transformed Russia's vast serf armed forces into a citizen army in which m... View more info

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Romanovs: Autocrats of All the Russias

By: Lincoln, W. Bruce

Price: $12.00

Publisher: The Dial Press: 1981

Edition: 3rd Printing

Seller ID: 2290588

ISBN: 0385271875

Condition: Very Good


1982 3rd printing. Two light 1 inch stains to base of jacket (visible only on reverse), edges lightly foxed. 1981 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xii, 852 pp. 8vo. Includes section of black & white photographs. For three centuries -- beginning with the accession of Mikhail Feodorovich Romanov in 1613 -- the Romanov Dynasty ruled Russia. At its height in the mid-nineteenth century, the empire of the Romanovs comprised more than one sixth of the earth's surface. Its reign ended with the execution of Nicholas II and Alexandra in the early 20th century. Noted Russian scho... View more info

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A Lifelong Passion: Nicholas and Alexandra - Their Own Story

By: Maylunas, Andrei; Mironenko, Sergei; Galy, Darya

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Doubleday: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2292069

ISBN: 0385486731

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Edges foxed. 1997 Hard Cover. xviii, [2], 667, [1] pp. 8vo. Includes section of color and black-and-white photographs. These letters, most of which are published here for the first time, offer an intimate look at some of the most momentous events of the early 1900s, including Russia's participation in World War I and the fall of the Romanov dynasty in the Bolshevik revolution. Among the correspondents are Alexandra's beloved but domineering grandmother, Queen Victoria of England, and Nicholas' cousin, Kaiser Wilhelm of Germany. Most poignant, though, are the letters and diaries ... View more info

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Russian Memories

By: Novikoff, Olga [O.K.]; Graham, Stephen

Price: $30.00

Publisher: E.P. Dutton & Company: 1917

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 2289765

Condition: Good


First American edition. Front hinge weakening, ink name on front endpaper. 1917 Hard Cover. 310 pp. 8vo. An account of Russia in the years immediately preceding the Russian Revolution, by an expatriate Russian journalist. View more info

Thaddeus Kosciuszko: The Purest Son of Liberty

By: Pula, James S.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Hippocrene Books: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2294648

ISBN: 0781805767

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author with inscription, To Fred Skalny, with much appreciation to a fellow historian, and with best wishes always. Jacket rubbed. 1999 Hard Cover. 357 pp. The definitive biography of Thaddeus Kosciuszko, hero of the American Revolution and the Polish revolt against Russian control in the 1790s. Returning to Poland with his American laurels, Kosciuszko fought courageously in the Polish revolt against Russian control in 1792, and led another uprising in 1794. Though eventually defeated, he gained the sympathy of people throughout Europe and America for his struggles aga... View more info

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A Journey from St. Petersburg to Moscow

By: Radishchev, A.N.; Wiener, Leo; Thaler, Roderick Page

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Harvard University Press: 1966

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 2285403

Condition: Near Fine


Second printing. One inch tear to jacket spine head and to jacket spine base previously mended with tape on rear side of jacket. 1966 Hard Cover. 286 pp. Journey From Petersburg to Moscow (in Russian: ??????????? ?? ?????????? ? ??????), published in 1790, was the most famous work by the Russian writer Aleksander Nikolayevich Radishchev. The work, often described as a Russian Uncle Tom's Cabin, is a polemical study of the problems in the Russia of Catherine the Great: serfdom, the powers of the nobility, the issues in government and governance, social structure and personal freedom and liberty... View more info

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Paul I: A Reassessment of His Life and Reign (UCIS Series in Russian & East European Studies, Number 2)

By: Ragsdale, Hugh

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Greenwood Press: 1988

Seller ID: 2290587

ISBN: 0916002284

Condition: Good


Ink notes on front endpaper and margins of a few pages, ink underlining on only a couple pages, jacket rubbed. 1988 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xxiii, [3], 188 pp. 8vo. [T]he first serious book-length study of Paul in English since 1913 [containing] the most up-to-date comment on the period in Western scholarship... [including Paul's] mental pathology, his administrative aims, his curious relations with the Knights of Malta and with Bonaparte, and his struggle with the threatening ideas emanating from the French Revolution. View more info

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The Fair Ladies of the Winter Palace

By: Rappoport, Angelo S.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Holden & Hardingham: 1914

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2283845

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Ink name and date on front flyleaf. 1914 Hard Cover. xv, [1], 314, [2], 11, [1] pp. 8vo. Frontispiece, portraits throughout. A study of Russian nobility, published shortly after the Russian Revolution. View more info

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Fateful Years, 1909-1916: The Reminiscences of Serge Sazonov, G.C.B., G.C.V.O., Russian Minister for Foreign Affairs: 1914

By: Sazonov, Serge [Sergei Dmitryevich]

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Kraus Reprint Co.: 1971

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2292102

Condition: Very Good


Top edge lightly foxed, ink owner stamp on front endpaper. 1971 Hard Cover. 327, [1] pp. 8vo. 1971 reissue of 1928 original. Here are the Memoirs of the man who is widely credited or blamed for starting World War I, a war he still felt, ten years after the conclusion of this horrific and pointless struggle, was necessary to preserve the 'National Honor' of Russia. These memoirs of Russia's Minister for Foreign Affairs during the crucial period from 1909 through 1916 and the downfall of the Empire were completed shortly before Sazonov's death in December, 1927 Sazonov was called to St. Petersbu... View more info