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August 1914

By: Solzhenitsyn, Alexander [Aleksandr I.]; Glenny, Michael

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Farrar, Straus & Giroux: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2199851

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Jacket price clipped, jacket lightly toned. 1972 Hard Cover. 622 pp. 8vo. Translated by Michael Glenny. Original red cloth hardcover binding with gold lettering, maps on endpapers, portrait of author by Karl W. Stuecklen on dust jacket rear. In his monumental narrative of the outbreak of the First World War and the ill-fated Russian offensive into East Prussia, Solzhenitsyn has written what Nina Krushcheva, in The Nation, calls a dramatically new interpretation of Russian history. The assassination of tsarist prime minister Pyotr Stolypin, a crucial event in the years leading up... View more info

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August 1914

By: Solzhenitsyn, Alexander [Aleksandr I.]; Glenny, Michael

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Farrar, Straus & Giroux: 1972

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 2287155

ISBN: 0374106843

Condition: Near Fine


Book club edition. Jacket edges a bit rubbed. 1972 Hard Cover. 622 pp. 8vo. Translated by Michael Glenny. Original red cloth hardcover binding with gold lettering, maps on endpapers, portrait of author by Karl W. Stuecklen on dust jacket rear. In his monumental narrative of the outbreak of the First World War and the ill-fated Russian offensive into East Prussia, Solzhenitsyn has written what Nina Krushcheva, in The Nation, calls a dramatically new interpretation of Russian history. The assassination of tsarist prime minister Pyotr Stolypin, a crucial event in the years leading up to the Revol... 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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A Fatal Passion: The Story of Victoria Melita, the Uncrowned Last Empress of Russia

By: Sullivan, Michael John

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Random House: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2292068

ISBN: 0679424008

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Edges foxed. 1997 Hard Cover. xv, [3], 473, [5] pp. 8vo. After the firing squads of the Russian Revolution murdered Czar Nicholas II, Czarina Alexandra, and almost every other member of the Romanov family, there appeared in a small coastal village of western France a grand duke and duchess who proclaimed themselves to be the new monarchs of Russia. The grand duchess was Victoria Melita, nicknamed Ducky. To begin with, she was the granddaughter of Queen Victoria as well as of Czar Alexander of Russia. Her sister was the remarkable Queen Marie of Romania, and her intricate family... View more info

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Once a Grand Duchess: Xenia, Sister of Nicholas II

By: Van Der Kiste, John; Hall, Coryne

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Sutton Publishing: 2002

Edition: 4th Printing

Seller ID: 2285902

ISBN: 0750927496

Condition: Near Fine


Fourth printing. A very nice copy. 2002 Hard Cover. xx, 268 pp. This biography of Xenia, sister of Nicholas II gives a new angle on the Romanov story and provides new information on relationships within the family after the Revolution. Important new letters and photographs are also included. View more info

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The Last Grand Duchess: Her Imperial Highness Grand Duchess Olga Alexandrovna, 1 June 1882 - 24 November 1960

By: Vorres, Ian

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2289583

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Jacket edges rubbed with minor loss from corners. 1965 Hard Cover. xix, [5], 264 pp. 8vo. A biography of the 'favorite sister of Tsar Nicholas II who was massacred with his wife and five children in a Siberian cellar during the Revolution... Through Olga we see Queen Victoria, George V of England... the inscrutable Rasputin, Mrs. Anderson - on whose story the play Anastasia was based - and the other impostors who plagued the exiled Grand Duchess with false hope. 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

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Dashkova: A Life of Influence and Exile (American Philosophical Society)

By: Woronzoff-Dashkoff, A.

Price: $22.00

Publisher: American Philosophical Society: 2008

Seller ID: 2285484

ISBN: 0871699737

Condition: Near Fine


Faint smudge on top page ridge. 2008 Large Softcover. xxxi, 331 pp. A woman of letters and the first woman member of the American Philosophical Society, Ekaterina Romanovna Dashkova (nee Vorontsova) was also the first modern stateswoman in Russia. Early in her life she dressed in an officer s uniform and boldly stepped forward to play an active role in the political arena, where she participated in the palace revolution of 1762. Subsequently, Dashkova was appointed director of the Academy of Sciences by Catherine II and she founded and became President of the Russian Academy. For close to 12 y... View more info

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Romanov Autumn: Stories from the Last Century of Imperial Russia

By: Zeepvat, Charlotte

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Sutton Publishing: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2292056

ISBN: 0750923377

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Signed and dated without inscription by author on title page ('Charlotte Zeepvat, 26 March 2000'). Hinges just beginning to weaken, a few light spots on fore edge. We have more books available by this author!. xiii, [1], 287, [3] pp. 8vo. There is a continuing fascination with the Romanov dynasty that ruled Russia for over 300 years. Charlotte Zeepvat seeks to widen the picture by looking at the lives of members of the family during the last century of imperial rule, a time of contrasts and a period in which the Tsars reached the peak of their wealth, prestige and power, yet als... View more info