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Les Dernieres Annees de la Cour De Tzarskoie-Selo (Last Years of the Court at Tsarskoe Selo)
by Alexandre Spiridovitch

Vol 1: 448; Vol 2: 485pages

Published: 1928

Genre: Memoir

Publisher: Payot

Languages: FRENCH

ISBN Hardcover: No hardcover edition available

ISBN Softcover: None (predates ISBN system)

Print Status: out of print

Les Dernieres Annees de la Cour De Tzarskoie-Selo (Last Years of the Court at Tsarskoe Selo)

description:

A two volume memoir by Nicholas II's personal chief of security.

 
Volume 1: 1906-1910 (illustrated with 59 photographs)
Volume 2: 1910-1914 (illustrated with 75 photographs)

unique features:

Details and photographs of the imperial family's private life not found in other memoirs. Also offers a perspective on the logistics of the imperial family's security.

in my opinion:

A rare set of volumes, prized equally by scholars and collectors for its accuracy and perspective -- with good reason.

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