Our Notes & References
Attractive, richly illustrated evocation of Russian history, by Apollon Alexandrovich Sollogub (1891-1988), a publicist, publisher and active member of the church of the Russian emigration (but not related to Fedor Sollogub). The first volume goes from the origins (9th century) to Nicholas II, while the second volume focuses on the pre-revolutionary 20th century, including WWI – both volumes adopting a very positive, pro-tsarist stance.
This is the second edition, one year after the first which was only in one volume.
Avenir Nizoff (a pianist who lived in Edmonton, Canada, in the second half of the 20th century, and gathered a large, wide-ranging library of Russian works, especially covering art, history and literature, with a strong representation of émigré works).