Tsar Nicholas I : The Life of an Absolute Monarch
Book No. : 022353
Author: Constantin de Grunwald
Binding: Hard Cover
Book Condition: Near Fine
Jacket Condition: Very Good
Publisher: Douglas Saunders with MacGibbon & Kee
Availability: In Stock
No marks or inscriptions. No creasing to covers or to spine. A very clean very tight copy with unmarked black cloth boards, tiny bump to spine foot and no bumping to corners. Dust jacket not price clipped or marked with slightly dusty rear and very small tears to upper front spine edge and upper front corner. Now protected in a fully-removable transparent sleeve. 294pp.
An in-depth biography of Russia's Tsar Nicholas I, who took power unwillingly in 1825 and reigned until 1855, a man of absolute power and one described by the author as having a strange mixture of cruelty, obstinacy and domesticity. Translated from the French by Brigit Patmore.