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ROYER (Alfred)
ROYER (Alfred) The English Prisoners in Russia.  A Personal Narrative of the First Lieutenant of H.M.S. Tiger; together with an Account of His Journey in Russia, and His Interview with Emperor Nicholas and the Principle Persons in the Empire, London, 1854
fourth edition, sm.8vo, original printed boards, spine repapered,
An insight into the Court of Nicholas !st of Russia. Although not a towering figure, he ruled Russia throughout his reign, 1825-56, with benevolence, being called the Policeman of Europe. His handling and repatriationof the prisoners described here, show noblity and honour.

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