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Russian History and Royal Russia

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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    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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  • 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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  • Empire of the Czar

    Empire of the Czar: Journey Through Russia

    Marquis De Custine. Empire of the Czar. An excellent travelogue by the French aristocrat Marquis de Custine (1790-1857) who,  in the 1830's, traveled throughout Russia. He details the personalities and workings of society and the court at...

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  • Rasputin: The Man Behind the Myth

    Rasputin [Biography by his daughter]

    Rasputin: The Man Behind the Myth (A Personal Memoir). Maria Rasputin and Patte Barham. A personal and colorful account of Grigori Rasputin (18969-1916) by his daughter, Maria Grigorievna (1898-1977). Drawing on stories told to her by her father,...

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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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  • A Journey Due North: Being Notes of a Residence in Russia.  George Augustus Sala. Boston: Ticknor & Fields, 1858.

    A Journey Due North George Sala [1858]

    A Journey Due North: Being Notes of a Residence in Russia.  George Augustus Sala. Boston: Ticknor & Fields, 1858. 458 pages. First American edition. George Augustus Henry Fairfield Sala (1828–1895) was an author and journalist who...

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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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    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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    Elizabeth: Grand Duchess of Russia

    Elizabeth: Grand Duchess of Russia [1998]

    Elizabeth: Grand Duchess of Russia. Hugo Mager. NY: Carroll & Graf, 1998. 418 pages. Black and white illustrations. About fine copy with the dustjacket in a protective Mylar jacket cover. A biographical study of the maternal grand daughter of Queen...

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  • Alexander Dolgun's story: An American in the Gulag

    Alexander Dolgun's story: An American in the Gulag

    Alexander Dolgun's story: An American in the Gulag. NY: Knopf, 1975. Stated 1st edition. 370 pages. Hardcover with dustjacket (not price-clipped) in a protective Mylar jacket cover. About fine condition. 1 copy only. In 1948, Alexander Dolgun...

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  • Mother Russia (Maurice Hindus) 1943

    Mother Russia (Maurice Hindus) 1943

    Mother Russia. Maurice Hindus. NY: (Garden City): Doubleday, Doran, 1943. 1st edition, stated. 395 pages. Illustrated. World War II reportage by Maurice Hindus (1891-1969), the Russian-American correspondent for the New York Herald Tribune. A vivid...

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  • 1839 Travel Journals of the Marquis de Custine

    Travel Journals Marquis de Custine in 1839

    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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  • 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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