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Aleksandrovskii Dvorets-Muzei v Detskom Sele (The Alexander Palace-Museum in Detskoe Selo)
by V. I. Yakovlev

Vol.1: 208 pages, Vol. 2: 560 pages

Published: 1927

Genre: Non-fiction

Publisher: Izdanie Upravleniya Detskosel'kimi i Pavlovskimi Dvortsami-Muzeyami

Languages: RUSSIAN

ISBN Hardcover: No hardcover edition available

ISBN Softcover: Predates ISBN system

Print Status: out of print

Aleksandrovskii Dvorets-Muzei v Detskom Sele (The Alexander Palace-Museum in Detskoe Selo)

description:

A complete, interior and exterior description of the Alexander Palace. Illustrated with photographs and plans. 

 

Volume 1: exteriors and technical equipment -- phones, elevators, etc. (published 1927, 208 pages)

Volume 2: interiors (published 1928, 560 pages)

 

Original publication limited to 1000 copies. 

 

(Title in Russian: Александровский Дворец-Музей в Детском Селе)


A combined facsimile edition of both volumes was printed in 2010 -- see below for links.

unique features:

A level of detail and description unsurpassed by other volumes on the Alexander Palace. Virtually everything - from the colors of the paint on the walls to the furnishings in each room and corridor - is inventoried.

similar to:

Nicholas and Alexandra: At Home with the Last Tsar and His Family

in my opinion:

A rare and precious resource for insight into the home of Nicholas II and his family.

where to find this book:

www.alfaret.ru

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