J.L. YELETS (1862-1932) Istoriya Leib-gvardii Grodnenskogo gusarskogo polka [History of the Life Guards Hussar Regiment of Grodno; Compiled by the same regiment captain J. Yelets]: [in 2 vols]. SPb.: Tip. Balashev, 1890-1897.

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Т. 1.: 1824-1865. - 1890. XVI, 444 pp., 40 l. ill.; 35x27 cm. Сhromolithography illustrations. Text in decorative frames with monograms of Russian emperors. In publisher’s illustrated cover. Traces of moisture in block, loss of back cover, block partially detached. Two photographs of officers of the regiment enclosed. In 1889 officers of the Life Guard Hussar Regiment of Grodno decided to mark the forthcoming 25th anniversary of the regiment’s patronage by Grand Duke Pavel Aleksandrovich by presenting him with the History of the Regiment, compiled by staff sergeant-major Yelets. The following year, 1890, the 1st volume of the «History» was published. In 1896, Yelets was assigned to the Military Scientific Committee of the General Staff for the final development of the 2nd volume, and completed it in 1897. The anniversary edition was intended primarily for officers and veterans of the Grodno Hussar Regiment.