Russian History

A selection of autograph letters, signed photographs, historical documents and manuscripts authentically signed by various major figures in Russian History, which have previously come under the hammer with IAA. Many similar items are featured in our regular auctions and are available to bid on.
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[NICHOLAS II]: (1868-1918) Emperor of Russia 1894-1917. A rare Imperial Russia printed 8vo supper menu card dated 7th February 1903, in French. Heavily embossed at the head with the Russian Imperial Eagle in various colours surmounted by a gold crown, printed on card by Peter Semenukov of 8 Morskaya in St. Petersburg.

[NICHOLAS II]: (1868-1918) Emperor of Russia 1894-1917. A rare Imperial Russia printed 8vo supper menu card dated 7th February 1903, in French. Heavily embossed at the head with the Russian Imperial Eagle in various colours surmounted by a gold crown, printed on card by Peter Semenukov of 8 Morskaya in St. Petersburg.

MALENKOV GEORGY: (1902-1988) Soviet Politician & Communist Party Leader, Premier of the Soviet Union 1953-55. Dark fountain pen ink signature, in Cyrillic, and date, 30th March 1956, in his hand, on a page removed from an autograph album.

MALENKOV GEORGY: (1902-1988) Soviet Politician & Communist Party Leader, Premier of the Soviet Union 1953-55. Dark fountain pen ink signature, in Cyrillic, and date, 30th March 1956, in his hand, on a page removed from an autograph album.

FEODOROVNA ALEXANDRA: (1798-1860) Empress Consort of Russia 1825-55, wife of Emperor Nicholas I and mother of Emperor Alexander II. An unusual and intriguing manuscript poem, in an elegant but unidentified hand, in Cyrillic, with the holograph addition 'Name to be spoken' in the Empress Consort's hand at the foot, also in Cyrillic, above what appears to be a monogram, possibly incorporating the initial A, one page, small 8vo, n.p., n.d.

FEODOROVNA ALEXANDRA: (1798-1860) Empress Consort of Russia 1825-55, wife of Emperor Nicholas I and mother of Emperor Alexander II. An unusual and intriguing manuscript poem, in an elegant but unidentified hand, in Cyrillic, with the holograph addition 'Name to be spoken' in the Empress Consort's hand at the foot, also in Cyrillic, above what appears to be a monogram, possibly incorporating the initial A, one page, small 8vo, n.p., n.d.

GORBACHEV MIKHAIL: (1931-    ) President of the Soviet Union 1990-91, Nobel Peace Prize winner 1990. Signed colour 8 x 10 photograph of Gorbachev delivering a speech from a lectern bearing the circular emblem of The Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Centre for Public Affairs. Signed with his name alone in bold blue ink to a clear area of the image.

GORBACHEV MIKHAIL: (1931- ) President of the Soviet Union 1990-91, Nobel Peace Prize winner 1990. Signed colour 8 x 10 photograph of Gorbachev delivering a speech from a lectern bearing the circular emblem of The Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Centre for Public Affairs. Signed with his name alone in bold blue ink to a clear area of the image.

FEODOROVNA MARIA: (1759-1828) Empress Consort of Russia 1796-1801, the second wife of Emperor Paul I of Russia. Ink signature ('Marie') and one line of holograph text in French ('Votre….me fait toujours le meme plaisir') on an oblong 8vo piece removed from the conclusion of a L.S., St. Petersburg, 20th November 1826.

FEODOROVNA MARIA: (1759-1828) Empress Consort of Russia 1796-1801, the second wife of Emperor Paul I of Russia. Ink signature ('Marie') and one line of holograph text in French ('Votre….me fait toujours le meme plaisir') on an oblong 8vo piece removed from the conclusion of a L.S., St. Petersburg, 20th November 1826.

ALEXANDER I: (1777-1825) Emperor of Russia 1801-25. Alexander was also the first Russian King of Poland (1815-25) and the first Russian Grand Duke of Finland (1809-25).   D.S., Aleksandr, as Emperor, in Cyrillic, one page, folio, n.p., 4th July 1825, in Cyrillic. The attractively penned manuscript document is a decree addressed to the Chapter of the Orders of Russia and confers Knighthoods on Cossack Captain Popov and Councillor Ogarkov

ALEXANDER I: (1777-1825) Emperor of Russia 1801-25. Alexander was also the first Russian King of Poland (1815-25) and the first Russian Grand Duke of Finland (1809-25). D.S., Aleksandr, as Emperor, in Cyrillic, one page, folio, n.p., 4th July 1825, in Cyrillic. The attractively penned manuscript document is a decree addressed to the Chapter of the Orders of Russia and confers Knighthoods on Cossack Captain Popov and Councillor Ogarkov

NICHOLAS I: (1796-1855) Emperor of Russia 1825-55.   D.S., Nikolai, as Emperor, in Cyrillic, one page, folio, St. Petersburg, 2nd January 1832, in Cyrillic. The elegantly penned manuscript document is a decree addressed to the Chapter of the Orders of Russia and appoints Van Lennep, the Dutch Consul-General at Smyrna, to be a 'Knight of the Order of St. Anne 2nd Class, decorated with the Imperial Crown.

NICHOLAS I: (1796-1855) Emperor of Russia 1825-55. D.S., Nikolai, as Emperor, in Cyrillic, one page, folio, St. Petersburg, 2nd January 1832, in Cyrillic. The elegantly penned manuscript document is a decree addressed to the Chapter of the Orders of Russia and appoints Van Lennep, the Dutch Consul-General at Smyrna, to be a 'Knight of the Order of St. Anne 2nd Class, decorated with the Imperial Crown.

ALEXANDER II: (1818-1881) Emperor of Russia 1855-81. Assassinated.   A very fine signed sepia cabinet photograph, the image depicting the Emperor in a formal head and shoulders pose wearing his military uniform and medals. Photograph by Levitsky and bearing his imprint to the lower mount. Signed ('Alexandre') in bold, dark fountain pen ink to a clear area at the base of the image and dated 1876 in his hand.

ALEXANDER II: (1818-1881) Emperor of Russia 1855-81. Assassinated. A very fine signed sepia cabinet photograph, the image depicting the Emperor in a formal head and shoulders pose wearing his military uniform and medals. Photograph by Levitsky and bearing his imprint to the lower mount. Signed ('Alexandre') in bold, dark fountain pen ink to a clear area at the base of the image and dated 1876 in his hand.

ELIZABETH PETROVNA: (1709-1762) Empress of Russia 1741-62.   D.S., Elisavet, as Tsesarevna, in Cyrillic, one page, folio, St. Petersburg, 14th November 1737, in Cyrillic

ELIZABETH PETROVNA: (1709-1762) Empress of Russia 1741-62. D.S., Elisavet, as Tsesarevna, in Cyrillic, one page, folio, St. Petersburg, 14th November 1737, in Cyrillic

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