Hidden Treasures of the Romanovs

Hidden Treasures of the Romanovs

Saving the Royal Jewels

Book - 2010
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The story of the Romanov jewels and of Englishman Albert Stopford who risked his life to smuggle millions of pounds worth of of the precious gems from Russia to London in 1917.
Publisher: Edinburgh : National Museums Scotland, c2010.
ISBN: 9781905267255
1905267258
Branch Call Number: 947.083/CLARKE
Characteristics: xi, 159 p. : ill. (some col.), 1 geneal. table ; 25 cm.

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Ireadalot2
Aug 17, 2011

Interesting book about the man who saved so many of the jewels. The author posses, but doesn't always answer, several questions about what Albert Stopford was doing and for whom.

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Apr 06, 2011

VERY detailed. I was bored shortly after I finished after reading the relationships between the various royal houses in Europe at the time. (That part was interesting).

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