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HER WANTON MAJESTY [w/ Dustjacket]

By: Botkin, Gleb

Price: $44.94

Publisher: New York, The Macaulay Company: 1933

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 41214

Condition: Very Good- in Good+ dust jacket


309 pages; Green cloth binding with black lettering in lascivious pictorial dustjacket. Scarce dustjacket very chipped and worn at edges. Gleb Botkin (1900-1969) grew up in the Russian Imperial Court where his father Eugene was a physician to the royal Romanov monarchy After his father was executed along with the Romanovs at the Ipatiev house in Ekaterinburg, Botkin fought on the side of the counter-revolutionary forces in Russia. As the outcome of the war became evident, Botkin fled to the United States, where he wrote novels (such as this fictionalised biography of Catherine I) and in 1938... View more info