Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall, Inc., 1971. 177, illus., bibliography, index, paper clip impressions fr flylf to title pg, sl foxing ins bds & flylves, DJ edges worn: sm tears. The author argues that Aaron Simanovitsch, a Kiev jeweler and Rasputin's secretary, was the mastermind who engineered the successful escape of Tsar Nicholas II and the Imperial family and covered their tracks with the manufactured evidence of an "assassination. " Condition: good, fair to good.
Keywords: Nicholas II, Russian Revolution, Russia, Royalty, Romanov, Aaron Simanovitsch, Rasputin, Escape, Assassination