Author:Rhinelander, Anthony L. H

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

By: Rhinelander, Anthony L. H.

Price: $50.00

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

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Inscribed & Signed by Author

Seller ID: bio.00049

ISBN: 0-7735-0747-7

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 frien... View more info