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Moscow: Gosudarstvennoye Izdatel'stvo Politicheskoy LIteratury, 1958. Hardcover. xv, , 510,  pages, Illustrations. Some page discoloration. Rear board weak and strengthened with glue. This is a collection of Documents, various orders, decisions, letters, verdicts,etc. Name, location, and date in ink on t-p. Title page is in two colors. Stamp on title page.
c1916? Framed photograph. Photograph is approximately 7 inches by 9 inches. It is black and white. It is in a sealed frame with a silver colored border. The glass and frame are in good condition, but there are a few scratches and signs of wear. The frame measures approximately 8 inches by 10.5 inches. The picture is resting on a blue backing material. The image background is one seen in many of the photos of the Romanov daughters, with a portion of a large frame of a picture at the upper right. This image shows three of the daughters seated at a table with one daughter standing. There is an open book on the table and the standing figure is looking down at it, and the three seated daughters are looking toward the camera. The four girls are in long white dresses. There is a vase with flowers on the left side of the table. There is an urn or vase on a table in front of the large painting, to the right of the seated figures. No examples of this specific image has been located through repeated internet searches! Some photos found on line do show the chair and the table seen in this photograph.
Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall, 1968. Presumed First Edition, First printing. Hardcover. , 275,  pages. Cover has wear, scuffs, dings, and some soiling. Prince David Chavchavadze (May 20, 1924 – October 5, 2014) was an Georgian author and a former Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) officer of Georgian-Russian origin. Chavchavadze was a descendant of a prominent Georgian noble family and the Imperial Russian dynasty. His father, Prince Paul, was a writer and translator, and an émigré in the United Kingdom, and then the United States. Chavchavadze served during World War II as liaison for the U.S. Army Air Force Lend-Lease supply operations to the Soviet Union. After the war, he entered Yale University. He spent more than two decades of his career as a CIA officer in the Soviet Union Division. After his retirement, Chavchavadze specialized in tracing the nobility of Imperial Russia and authored The Grand Dukes (1989). He also published Crowns and Trenchcoats: A Russian Prince in the CIA (1989) based on his CIA experiences.
New York, NY: The MacMillan Company, 1940. First Printing (stated). Hardcover. xiv, , 309 pages. Pencil erasure residue and stamp on fep. Front board weak, restrengthened with glue. Includes Foreword by Her Late Majesty, Queen Marie of Rumania, Introduction by the author, and Prologue. Part One: King of the Klondike; Part Two: From Dawson to the Danube; Part Three: The Pillar of a Throne. Includes six full page black and white illustrations: Klondike Boyle in Rumania (on the Frontispiece), The Trail of Ninety-eight, In the Yukon, General Brusiloff, General Korniloff, and Queen Marie of Rumania and Princess Ileana. Joseph Whiteside Boyle DSO (6 November 1867 – 14 April 1923), better known as Klondike Joe Boyle, was a Canadian adventurer who became a businessman and entrepreneur in the United Kingdom. During World War I, Boyle organized a machine gun company. In July 1917, Boyle undertook a mission to Russia on behalf of the American Committee of Engineers in London to help reorganize the country’s railway system. Boyle, in cooperation with Captain George Alexander Hill, a Russian-speaking member of the British secret service, carried out clandestine operations against German and Bolshevik forces in Bessarabia and southwestern Russia. Just one of their many exploits together had been secreting the Romanian crown jewels and Romanian treasury out of the Kremlin and back into Romania. On the Queen's behalf, Boyle organized millions of dollars of Canadian relief for Romanians, earning the title of hero. He was decorated by the governments of Russia, France, Britain and Romania. He was awarded the special title of "Saviour of Romania"