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The Real Romanovs - Gleb Botkin - 1932. 
London - Putnam, 1932 Book. Fine. Hardcover. First edition.. Ahistory of the Romanovs by the enigmatic son of their court physician,presented in a handsomeAsprey binding. The first edition. Gleb Botkin was the son of Dr. Yevgeny Botkin, who was murdered at Yekaterinburg by the Bolsheviks alongside the Imperial family he served. He led an interesting life, founding the first neo-pagan church in the United States, and supporting Anna Anderson in her claim to be the surviving Grand Duchess Anastasia Nikolaevna. This illustrated history gives a unique insight into the doomed Russian monarchy, and holds additional interest in the author's curious relationship to their fateful history. Condition: In an Asprey full morocco binding, with gilt titles to the spine. Externally lovely. With the binder's stamp to the inside of the board. With a contemporary ink inscription to a front blank. Internally clean and bright throughout, and firmly bound. Overall: FINE.
[Bookseller: Rooke Books]
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