PUblished by the Folio Society, London in 1996. The book is in excellent condition with purple boards with portrait of the Prince on the upper board and Rasputin on the lower, purple silk backstrap with title ingilt on spine. Introduction by Nikolai Tolstoy and genealogical tables for the Romanovs and the Yousoupoffs, alongside 23 black and white contemporary illustrations. Translated from the French by Anne Green and Nikolai Katkoff. 

 

Count Felix Youssoupoff (1887-1967) was a member of the wealthiest families in Russia (wealthier than the Romanovs), and this book of his memoirs was first published in French in 1962. He was heavily implicated in the assassination of Rasputin in 1916.

Lost Splendour by Prince Felix Youssoupoff

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