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Diaries of tsar Nicholas & Empress Alexandra
« on: June 27, 2012, 10:38:29 AM »
New, at van Hoogstraten. The 1917 & 1918 diaries of Tsar Nicholas and Empress Alexandra at www.hoogstraten.nl in English. Order now.
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Re: Diaries of tsar Nichakas & Empress Alexandra
« Reply #1 on: June 28, 2012, 08:17:21 AM »
direct link to Alexandra's diary

direct link to Nicholas's diary

Do you have any more information on these books, Teddy? Such as who is the translator/editor, and whether the diaries have been abridged? Compared to my other versions of AF & NII's 1917-18 diaries, the page count on these volumes is quite small, which makes me wonder if all the original entries are included.
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Re: Diaries of tsar Nichakas & Empress Alexandra
« Reply #2 on: June 28, 2012, 10:14:00 AM »
Dear Sarushka,

The book has been done by a certain dr. S. de Angelis. It are paperback books, with some photos. The books are 21 by 28 centimeters. As far I know these versions are not abridged. And 100 pages. I think that is pretty much. On every page about 3 or 4 diary entries, with footnotes.

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Re: Diaries of tsar Nichakas & Empress Alexandra
« Reply #4 on: June 29, 2012, 07:34:13 AM »
Moderators, could you perhaps correct the spelling of Nicholas in the title of this thread so that it will come up on a thread title search?

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Re: Diaries of tsar Nichakas & Empress Alexandra
« Reply #5 on: June 29, 2012, 11:37:50 AM »
Yes please, I even didn't notice. Oops.

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Re: Diaries of tsar Nichakas & Empress Alexandra
« Reply #6 on: June 30, 2012, 07:17:37 AM »
Moderators, could you perhaps correct the spelling of Nicholas in the title of this thread so that it will come up on a thread title search?

Thanks.

Done.
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Re: Diaries of tsar Nicholas & Empress Alexandra
« Reply #7 on: June 30, 2012, 06:06:05 PM »

Aloha!

I'm hoping these books will be available at Librarie Galignani in Paris - they have tons of royalty themed books and there were so many on the
Romanovs that I hadn't seen before!

I'll be there in September, so I'll definitely be looking for these - thanks for the information on them!

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Re: Diaries of tsar Nicholas & Empress Alexandra
« Reply #8 on: July 01, 2012, 01:40:48 AM »
No these books are not available through Librarie Galignani

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Re: Diaries of tsar Nicholas & Empress Alexandra
« Reply #9 on: July 07, 2012, 07:43:54 AM »
I received my copy of Tsar Nicholas II's 1917-1918 diaries translated by Stephen R. de Angelis earlier this week. :)
The diaries are unabridged, as far as I can see. Due to the relative large page size, one page covers the entries of approximately one week, which explains the relatively small page count.  
I compared the translations of some entries with the Russian originals, as published in the 1991 Orbita edition, and think the translation is fine.  
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Re: Diaries of tsar Nicholas & Empress Alexandra
« Reply #10 on: July 07, 2012, 02:03:21 PM »
The translation is indeed fine. We must be glad that someone has translated them in English, for those who cant read Russian.

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Re: Diaries of tsar Nicholas & Empress Alexandra
« Reply #11 on: July 07, 2012, 03:51:17 PM »
I received my copy of Tsar Nicholas II's 1917-1918 diaries translated by Stephen R. de Angelis earlier this week. :)
The diaries are unabridged, as far as I can see. Due to the relative large page size, one page covers the entries of approximately one week, which explains the relatively small page count.  
I compared the translations of some entries with the Russian originals, as published in the 1991 Orbita edition, and think the translation is fine.  

Thanks -- that's very helpful info.
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Re: Diaries of tsar Nicholas & Empress Alexandra
« Reply #12 on: July 07, 2012, 08:10:42 PM »
I received my copy of Tsar Nicholas II's 1917-1918 diaries translated by Stephen R. de Angelis earlier this week. :)
The diaries are unabridged, as far as I can see. Due to the relative large page size, one page covers the entries of approximately one week, which explains the relatively small page count.  
I compared the translations of some entries with the Russian originals, as published in the 1991 Orbita edition, and think the translation is fine.  

  I have had the opportunity to speak a couple of times with Stephen de Angelis, a fine, courteous and VERY knowledgeable gentleman.
  He attended the burial (and subsequent ceremonies) of the Empress Dowager at the Cathedral in the Fortress of SS. Peter and Paul.         AP.
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Re: Diaries of tsar Nicholas & Empress Alexandra
« Reply #13 on: July 07, 2012, 11:34:14 PM »
Unabridged, and a fine translation? This is great news indeed !

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Re: Diaries of tsar Nicholas & Empress Alexandra
« Reply #14 on: July 08, 2012, 03:11:13 AM »
Is the 1917 diary of the Empress unabridged? I've only seen parts of it in a Russian book before.