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Tsar: The Lost World of Nicholas and Alexandra
by Peter Kurth

230pages

Published: 1995

Genre: Non-fiction with extensive photographs

Publisher: Little, Brown

Languages: English

ISBN Hardcover: 0316507873

ISBN Softcover: 0316557889

Print Status: in print

Tsar: The Lost World of Nicholas and Alexandra

description:

An elaborately illustrated overview of the life of Nicholas II and his family. Coffee-table format. (Email for alternate cover photos.)

unique features:

Contemporary full-color photos of the Imperial Family’s palaces, parks, and possessions scattered throughout.

similar to:

Nicholas II: The Imperial Family
Romanovs: Love, Power & Tragedy
Anastasia's Album

in my opinion:

Probably the best broad-scope photo-biography, particularly for the Romanov novice. Solid text and plentiful photos, reproduced on a large scale, for a reasonable price.

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www.amazon.com

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