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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.

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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. Monumental in scale and rich in exotic detail Konstantin Makovsky's stunning paintings epitomize the charm of Old Russia. The first full survey in English of the artist's career, with glorious...
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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. An 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 upper class...
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    Russian Blood, paperback

    Russian Blood

    Russian Blood. In the early 1980s, Alex Shoumatoff, the author, became curious about his roots. Both his grandmothers were into their 90s, and with a sense of urgency, he collected their stories and reminiscences about life as White Russian aristocrats,...
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  • The Last Tsar: The Life and Death of Nicholas II by Radzinksy

    The Last Tsar: The Life and Death of Nicholas II

    Edvard Radzinsky. The Last Tsar: The Life and Death of Nicholas II.  Russian historian and author Radzinsky mines sources never before available to create a fascinating portrait of the last Tsar of Russia, and sets out a minute-by-minute...
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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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  • A Russian Looks at America: The Journey of Aleksandr Borisovich Lakier in 1857

    A Russian Looks at America [1857] reprint

    A Russian Looks at America: The Journey of Aleksandr Borisovich Lakier in 1857. Translated from the Russian and edited by Arnold Schrier and Joyce Story. IL (Chicago): University of Chicago Press, 1979. Hardcover with dustjacket in about fine condition,...
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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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  • 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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  • Собрание сочинений В.А.Жуковского (Collected Works of Zhukovsky). Saint Petersburg, 1912

    Collected Works of Zhukovsky [1912]

    Собрание сочинений В.А.Жуковского (Collected Works of Zhukovsky). Saint Petersburg, 1912. Изд. Холмушина (Kholmushin). Scarce publication in fair condition. In Russian (of course). 1 copy only. Gilt titles and embossed covers. Covers worn. Edge wear to...
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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Last Courts of Europe: A Royal Family Album, 1860-1914

    Last Courts of Europe: A Royal Family Album, 1860-1914

    Last Courts of Europe. A Royal Family Album 1860-1914. Robert K. Massie (Introductory Text), Jeffrey Finestone (Picture Research & Descriptions). NY: The Vendome Press, 1981. 256 pages. 1st printing. Large hardcover with dustjacket. Describes...
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  • 1839 Travel Journals of the Marquis de Custine

    1839 Travel Journals Marquis de Custine [Reprint]

    Journey for Our Time: the Journals of the Marquis De Custine. [Marquis de Custine (1790-1857)]. Edited and translated by Phyllis Penn Kohler with an introduction by Lieut. General Walter Bedell Smith. NY: Pellegrini & Cudahy, 1951. 338 pages. Front...
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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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