Prince Michael Vorontsov, Viceroy To The Tsar (inscribed & signed)

By: Rhinelander, Anthony L. H.

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Book Condition: Very Good

The subject "grew up in England.and later became an officer in the Russian army during the Napoleonic wars. In 1823 Alexander I appointed Vorontsov to the post of governor general of New Russia. He was so sucessful.that in 1845 Nicholas I promoted him to viceroy and extended his authority to include Caucasia--with the extraordinary mandate of 'unlimited powers'." Black cloth w/gilt spine lettering, 279 pages (including index, bibliography and notes), illustrated. This copy warmly inscribed ("Scott--Good luck on your studies and future career. Best regards from a teacher and friend, and author of this 'weighty tome.'"), dated and signed by the author on first end paper. (If your name is Scott, this is your chance to pretend that you hobnob with the academic elite; if it isn't, here's your chance to pretend that you have a friend named Scott who hobnobs with the academic elite.)

Title: Prince Michael Vorontsov, Viceroy To The Tsar (inscribed & signed)

Author Name: Rhinelander, Anthony L. H.

Categories: Auto/Biography, Signed (all categories),

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Montreal & Kingston, McGill-Queen's University Press: 1990

ISBN Number: 0-7735-0747-7

ISBN Number 13: 9780773507470

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: Very Good

Inscription: Inscribed & Signed by Author

Size: Octavo -- from 7.75" to 9.75" Tall

Seller ID: bio.00049