[Contemporary Russia in Portraits and Biographies of Celebrated Personalities.
[Contemporary Russia in Portraits and Biographies of Celebrated Personalities. In Favor of Starving]. Publication: Tip. Balyanskogo, Skt. Peterburg. [ca.1907- 1908]. Uncommon. Provides detailed information about the ministers, rst State Duma members, governors and members of the Red Cross Society. Richly illus- trated with black & white portraits. Includes biographies of Petr Stolypin, Baron Nolde, A.Naryshkin, Prince Obolenskiy, and others. Description: Landscape 4to (26 x 37 cm). Decorated title page, contents, , 1-184, 179-194, 203-208,  pp. ads, numerous portraits in text; mistakes in pagination, small tear to upper left corner of title page, lower left corners creased throughout. Original decorated publisher’s wrappers; tear to head and foot of spine, some soiling.