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Nicholas II : the last tsar

Author: Marvin Lyons
Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, 1974.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In a photographic biography, the balance between text and illustrations must always represent an uneasy compromise. In this study the aim has been to cut the text to a minimum, and to allow the photographs to create their own impression. The text aims to introduce a particular group of photographs, rather than provide a continuous narrative accompaniment. - Editor's note.
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Genre/Form: Portraits
Named Person: Nicholas, Emperor of Russia; Nicholas, Emperor of Russia; Nicholas, Emperor of Russia
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Marvin Lyons
OCLC Number: 1323900
Description: 224 pages : chiefly illustrations ; 30 cm
Contents: Preface --
Editor's note --
Nicholas II --
Chronology --
Genealogy --
Picture sources.
Responsibility: by Marvin Lyons ; edited by Andrew Wheatcroft.

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In a photographic biography, the balance between text and illustrations must always represent an uneasy compromise. In this study the aim has been to cut the text to a minimum, and to allow the photographs to create their own impression. The text aims to introduce a particular group of photographs, rather than provide a continuous narrative accompaniment. - Editor's note.

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