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A wide variety of out of print and collectible books on Russian history with an emphasis on Royal Russia and the Tsars.  For other than Russian royalty and monarchies, click here. Or on the link just below.

  • Nicholas II: The Last Tsar [Photobiography]

    Nicholas II: The Last Tsar [Photobiography]

    Marvin Lyons. Edited by Andrew Wheatcroft. Nicholas II: The Last Tsar. This was one of the first, and still one of the best, photobiographies on the remarkable life of Tsar Nicholas II and his family. The London editors of the venerable Routledge and...
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  • Catherine the Great: Portrait of a Woman

    Catherine the Great: Portrait of a Woman

    Catherine the Great: Portrait of a Woman. Robert Massie. NY: Random House, 2012. 672 pages. Maps, notes, bibliography, index and a reader's guide. Paperback in gently used condition. The eminent Russian history biographer Robert Massie applies his...
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  • The Romanovs: 1613-1918

    The Romanovs: 1613-1918

    The Romanovs: 1613-1918. Well-received and well-reviewed mammoth overview of three centuries of the Romanovs by Cambridge educated historian S. Montefiore, who combines rigorous intellectual scholarship with the storyteller talents of a novelist. Which...
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  • The Man Who Killed Rasputin: Prince Youssoupov and the Murder That Helped Bring Down the Russian Empire

    Man Who Killed Rasputin

    Greg King. The Man Who Killed Rasputin: Prince Youssoupov and the Murder That Helped Bring Down the Russian Empire.  Felix Youssoupov (aka Prince Felix Felixovich Yusupov) was second in wealth to the Romanovs. His family owned four palaces in...
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  • The Sunset of the Romanov Dynasty

    The Sunset of the Romanov Dynasty

    The Sunset of the Romanov Dynasty. Mikhail Iroshnikov with Liudmila Protsai and Yuri Shelayev. An early post-USSR breakup book on the lives of Nicholas II, Alexandra and their children beginning from the late 1800's. Astonishing full and half-page...
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    Konstantin Makovsky The Tsar's Painter in America and Paris

    Konstantin Makovsky The Tsar's Painter in America and Paris

    Konstantin Makovsky: The Tsar's Painter in America and Paris. Wendy Salmond, Wilfried Zeisler, et al. (Hillwood Estate, Museum & Gardens Series.) Monumental in scale and rich in exotic detail, Konstantin Makovsky's stunning paintings epitomize the...
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  • Russian Imperial Style by Laura Cerwinske.

    Russian Imperial Style [1990]

    Russian Imperial Style. Laura Cerwinske. A sumptuously illustrated, full-color book re-creates the world of Russian aristocratic opulence and design, beautiful objects, and magnificent art and architecture through gorgeous pictures and rich text. Covers...
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    White Road: A Russian Odyssey, 1919-1923.

    White Road: A Russian Odyssey, 1919-1923

    White Road: A Russian Odyssey, 1919-1923. Olga Illyn. A gripping and enthralling memoir of the onset of the Russian Revolution and the path of defeat for the White Army. Illyn was a young bride and her husband, a White Army officer, and as members of the...
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  • (Божиею милостию. [Париж, Высший монархический совет]). By God's grace. [Paris, Supreme Monarchical Council]. 1957, no author. IN RUSSIAN. 136 pages, many illustrations. Phototype album.

    By God's grace [Божиею милостию] (Romanovs, 1957)

    (Божиею милостию. [Париж, Высший монархический совет]). By God's grace. [Paris, Supreme Monarchical Council]. 1957, no author. IN RUSSIAN. 136 pages, many illustrations. Phototype album. Softcover version, printed on coated paper. (A hardcover version in...
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  • The Autobiography of John Hays Hammond. Volume II. NY: Farrar, Rinehart, 1935. First edition. Green cloth hardcover, gilt title on front cover.

    Autobiography of John Hays Hammond [1935]

    The Autobiography of John Hays Hammond. Volume II. NY: Farrar, Rinehart, 1935. First edition. Green cloth hardcover, gilt title on front cover, gilt titles on spine (not very visible due to sunning). Illustrations, bibliography and an extensive index...
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  • Black Night, White Snow: Russia's Revolutions 1905-1917.

    Black Night, White Snow: Russia's Revolutions 1905-1917.

    Harrison Salisbury. Black Night, White Snow: Russia's Revolutions 1905-1917. NY: Doubleday, 1978. 769 pages. Hardcover with deckle-edges. BOMC edition. A fast-paced narrative captures the rich drama of the most crucial political/historical event of the...
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  • The Russian Worker

    The Russian Worker [Illustrated]

    The Russian Worker. Victoria E. Bonnell (Editor). English translation edition of contemporary accounts of working-class life during the final decades of the Russian Empire. Written by workers and other close observers of their milieu, these five...
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  • Peter the Great: His Life and World [Massie]

    Peter the Great: His Life and World [Massie]

    Peter the Great: His Life and World. Robert Massie. NY: Knopf, 1980. 1st edition. BOMC. 909 pages. Photos and maps, map endpapers. Illustrated in color. Hardcover with dust jacket in a protective clear Mylar cover. Text about fine condition (few pages...
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  • Peter The Great [H. Lamb, 1948]

    Peter The Great [H. Lamb, 1948]

    The City And The Tsar. Peter The Great And The Move To The West (1748-1762). Harold Albert Lamb's (1892-1962) prose is direct and fast-paced, well-researched and accurate to the time period. This is one of Lamb's scarcer titles. (A good synopsis of his...
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  • History of the Russian Army and Navy in Painting

    History of the Russian Army and Navy in Painting

    History of the Russian Army and Navy in Painting (История Русской Армии и Флота в Живописи). English and Russian edition. S. A. Vasilyev and others. Moscow, 1999. Published and edited by the Information-Spread Service. Forward by I. Sergeev (The Minister...
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  • Russian Emigre Politics. George Fischer, editor. NY: 1951 Free Russia Fund, 1951. Limited to 200 copies. Pebbled blue cloth hardcover.

    Russian Emigre Politics [1951] Fischer

    Russian Emigre Politics. George Fischer, editor. NY: 1951 Free Russia Fund, 1951. Limited to 200 copies. Pebbled blue cloth hardcover, no dj as issued. 112 pages, index. Fine condition, some tanning to pages.  George Fischer served in the military...
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