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Antique Signed Presentation Book to Prince Nikita Romanov of Russia Russian Imperial Navy 1798-1948 Tsar Nicholas II

£250.00

Fine presentation copy of 'The Naval Engineering School of Nicholas I 1798-1948,' from Vladimir Valekhov of The Naval Engineering School Society in exile to Prince Nikita Alexandrovich of Russia (1900-1974), 60 pages with numerous illustrations.

He was the third son and fourth child of Grand Duke Alexander Mikhailovich of Russia and Grand Duchess Xenia Alexandrovna of Russia and a nephew of Tsar Nicholas II of Russia. Born in Imperial Russia during the reign of his uncle, Prince Nikita escaped the fate of many of his relatives who were killed by the Bolsheviks. He left Russia in April 1919, at age nineteen. In 1922 he married Countess Maria Vorontsova-Dashkova. The couple had two children.

Size: 23.5 x 15.5 cm approx

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