The first part comprises an overview of all the coronations that took place in Russia during almost 300 years reign of the Romanov dynasty. The second part is dedicated exclusively to the description of the coronation of the last Russian tsar Nicholas II and his spouse Maria Fedorovna, following in detail preparations for the occasion, the ceremony itself and festivities afterwards. The text is richly illustrated with scenes of the coronation, images of the Imperial regalia, and reproductions of menus and programmes for the festivities.
Folio (40 x 29 cm). Lith. title, half-title, title, , 100, 210, IV pp.; marginal tears to several leaves. Publisher’s brown calf over red cloth boards, gilt lettering to upper cover; spine rubbed, some soiling.
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