L.C. Page & Co [Published date: 1929]. Hard cover, 496 pp. New Revised Edition, 1929. Fair/ NO dust jacket. Blue cloth covered boards with gold lettering and trim on front and spine. Moderate soiling, rubbing and fading to spine. Light overall rubbing and scratching with a bit of fraying to the top and bottom of spine and corner tips. Spine cracked on front and back hinges and slightly shaken, but still intact. Pages yellowed but otherwise clean and unmarked with light age spotting. NOT Ex-library. NO remainder marks. Nice b&w fronis-piece illustration of Nicholas II and color fold-out map. Wonderful b&w photos throughout. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: Russia of to-day and yesterday;: The country...
Publisher: L.C. Page & Co
Publication Date: 1929
Binding: Unknown Binding
Book Condition: Used: Acceptable
Book Description L. C. Page & Company, Boston, 1929. Hardcover. Condition: Acceptable. L.C. Page & Co [Published date: 1929]. Hard cover, 496 pp. New Revised Edition, 1929. The original 1913 edition was entitled "The Russian empire of to-day and yesterday." The revised edition reflects the fall of the Empire and the creation of the new USSR. It includes new chapters on the "Revolution and Bolshevism" and "What of the Future, with a decidedly anti-USSR and pro-Imperialist Russia view-point. Includes a fold-out map of new USSR territory as of 1929 and 58 black and white illustrations and photo reproductions. In acceptable condition/ NO dust jacket. Blue cloth covered boards with gold lettering and trim on front and spine. Moderate soiling, rubbing and fading to spine. Light overall rubbing and scratching with a bit of fraying to the top and bottom of spine and corner tips. Spine cracked on front and back hinges and is shaken and starting to pull away from the hinges, but is still intact. Pages are lightly aged but otherwise unmarked with occasional light spotting and soiling. NOT Ex-library. A good reading copy. Illustrations include: Nicholas II; A Family of Russian Lapps; Nevski Prospect, St. Petrsburg - Fontanka Canal, St. Petersburg; Monument of Peter The Great, St. Petersburg - Cathedral of St. Isaac's, St. Petersburg; River Front of the Kremlin, Moscow - Iberian Chapel, Moscow; The Red Square and the Church of St. Basil the Blessed; The Kremlin Bell, Moscow; Triumphal Arch, Moscow; A Tartar Merchant, Moscow; Crowning Peasant Girls with Wreaths of Corn during a Harvest Festival; Farm-house with Old-fashioned Well; A Little Russian Cottage - A windmill on the Steppes; Views of the Market, Kharkov; Women of Podolia Stamping Flax in a Pond; The Czar and a Cossack Guard; Cossacks at Rostov - On the Don; Deck Passengers on the Black Sea - Russian Priest; Types of Novorosiisk; A Russian Bill-board, Odessa - The Museum Odessa; Balaklava; The Large Palace, Livadia; Ialta; Tartar Boys - Tartar Family at Derekol; Nijni Novgorod and the Volga from the Kremlin; The Lower Town, Nijni Novgorod The Kremlin, Nijni Novgorod; The Fish Market, Viborg; Finnish Children; Jewish - Quarteter, Vilna; One of the parks of Warsaw; Peasants at Work in the Fields; Jewish Quarter, Warsaw; Russian Jews - Jewish Children; Picture Signs on Russian Stores; Russian School Children; Leo Tolstoi; Pilgraims Arriving at Kharkov; A Russian Monastery; Ivan the Great; Peter the Great; Alexander I; A Police Round-up of Suspects; Polish Electrors Selecting Delegates to the First Duma; Empress Alexandra - Grand Duchess Olga; The Czarevitch, Grand Duke Alexis; Leon Trotsky; Bolshevist Demonstration in Moscow; Peaceful May-day Celebration by Soviet Russia. Seller Inventory # 20180316001