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1894 Catherine II of Russia Romance of an Empress Trans

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1894 Catherine II of Russia Romance of an Empress Trans 1894 Catherine II of Russia Romance of an Empress Trans


 
THE ROMANCE OF AN EMPRESS
CATHERINE II. OF RUSSIA
TRANSLATED FROM THE FRENCH OF K. WALISZEWSKI
New York - D. Appleton and Company - 1894
 
Copyrighted in 1894, this 458 page book is is wonderful condition. Binding is tight, no torn, or folded pages. Corners and edges of the book are a bit scuffed. Cover title is gold stamped and includes an awesome double headed eagle in black, red and gold in the center of front cover. One portrait of the Empress titled Catherine II, Empress of Russia - From Bartolozzi's engraving of the painting by Benedetti, presented to the Earl of Oxford by the Empress
 
Book is broken up into:
 
Part I - The Grand Duchess
Book I - From Stettin to Moscow (three chapters)
Book II - In Pursuit of Power (three chapters)
 
Part II - The Empress
Book I - The Woman (two chapters)
Book II - The Sovereign (three chapters)
Book III - The Friend of the Philosophers (three chapters)
Book IV - Inner Aspects (three chapters)
 
Quite interesting for those interested in Royalty, Russian History, or great romantic love stories.
 
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