[NICHOLAS II of RUSSIA. 1868-1918.] UKHTOMSKY, PRINCE ESPER ESPEROVICH. 1861-1921. Travels in the East of Nicholas II Emperor of Russia When Cesarewitch 1890-1891. Westminster: Archibald, Constable and Company, 1896-1900.

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[NICHOLAS II of RUSSIA. 1868-1918.]
UKHTOMSKY, PRINCE ESPER ESPEROVICH. 1861-1921.
Travels in the East of Nicholas II Emperor of Russia When Cesarewitch 1890-1891. Westminster: Archibald, Constable and Company, 1896-1900.

US$ 1,000 - 1,500
£ 760 - 1,100
[NICHOLAS II of RUSSIA. 1868-1918.]
UKHTOMSKY, PRINCE ESPER ESPEROVICH. 1861-1921. Travels in the East of Nicholas II Emperor of Russia When Cesarewitch 1890-1891. Westminster: Archibald, Constable and Company, 1896-1900.
2 volumes. Folio (387 x 281 mm). Engraved frontispiece portrait of Nicholas II in each volume, titles printed in red and black, 8 heliogravure plates, numerous wood-engraved illustrations (some full-page) throughout. Modern half morocco. Half-titles laid down, worming mostly to corner margins, browned.
Provenance: Raj Krishna.

FIRST ENGLISH EDITION of Russian poet Prince Ukhtomsky's account of Nicholas II's Grand Tour of the East wherein he visited Egypt, India, China, Singapore, and Bangkok, receiving honors as a distinguished guest in each country. The trip was cut short in April 1891 when, while traveling through the city of Otsu, Japan, Nicholas was the target of an assassination attempt.
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[NICHOLAS II of RUSSIA. 1868-1918.] UKHTOMSKY, PRINCE ESPER ESPEROVICH. 1861-1921. Travels in the East of Nicholas II Emperor of Russia When Cesarewitch 1890-1891. Westminster: Archibald, Constable and Company, 1896-1900.
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