(The Russian History) – In the Russian language. In two volumes.
“Русская история” is a book written by Mikhail Bestuzhev-Ryumin, a prominent Russian historian and statesman. The book was first published in 1858 and covered the history of Russia from the early medieval period up to the reign of Tsar Peter the Great.
Bestuzhev-Ryumin was a member of the Russian Imperial Academy of Sciences and held several government positions, including Minister of Education and Chief Procurator of the Holy Synod. He was known for his scholarship and extensive research on Russian history, and his book reflects his deep knowledge of the subject.
The book is divided into two volumes, each covering a different period of Russian history. It begins with the earliest known Slavic tribes in the region and traces the development of the Russian state through the medieval period and into the reigns of Ivan the Terrible and the Romanov dynasty. The later volumes focus on the reigns of Peter the Great and his successors, including Catherine the Great and Alexander I.
“Русская история Бестужевъ Рюминъ” is considered one of the most comprehensive and authoritative works on Russian history written in the 19th century. It was highly regarded by contemporary scholars and remains an essential source for historians today. The book is written in a detailed and scholarly style and thoroughly examines the political, social, and cultural developments that shaped Russia’s history.
Saint Petersburg, A Transhel, 1872.
Pp.: 272; /8/
Size: 23 x 17 cm
Binding: Hardcover cloth binding with gilt-stamped spine cover. Scratches on the panels, some damage on the spine cover and along the edges, and bumped corners. However, the spine is strong and tight.
Condition: Inscriptions on the flyleaf and title page, also with the stamp by the previous owner. Light foxing, heavier on some of the pages, some stains, and signs of usage. Clean copy otherwise, in very good condition.
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