Catherine the Great by Zoe Oldenbourg, book club edition, 1965
A biography of Catherine the Great. Contents include: Illustrations, Introduction, Childhood, What Do Little Princesses Dream Of?, The King of Prussia, Holy Russia, Peter the Great, Peter's Successors, Elizabeth, The Child of Kiel, Elizabeth & Her Nephew, Cinderella at Court, Sophia, Young Love & Court Intrigue, The Grand Duchess Catherine, Journey to Kiev, Family & Other Troubles, A Catastrophe, Their Imperial Highnesses, The Wedding, The Newlyweds, Politics & Play, Russia, The Court, Troubles for the Grand Duke & Duchess, The Apprentice Years, Love & Reasons of State, The Succession Ensured, Paul Petrovich, Love & Politics, An Odd Couple, New Threats, The Turning Point, Love & Conspiracy, Mock Emperor, The Coup d'Etat of June 1762, Assassination of the Emperor, She Who Would Reign, The New Empress, The Faithful Servants, The Neglected Lover, The Empress, The People, Private Life of an Empress, Mother & Grandmother, The Sovereign, The Semiramis of the North, The Empress Dies, Conclusion, Chronological Table, Genealogical Table, Note on the Princess of Anhalt-Zerbst, Bibliography, and Notes & References.
- 1965 copy of Catherine the Great by Zoe Oldenbourg
- hardcover with dust jacket
- a small tear in the book jacket and some sun bleaching on the spine, though overall excellent condition