Title Gannibal: The Moor of Petersburg
Binding Hard Cover
Book Condition Near Fine
Jacket Condition Near Fine
Publisher London Profile Books Ltd 2005
1861973659 / 9781861973658
Seller ID 005565
300 pp. Extremely light edgewear to unclipped dustjacket. Faint dust foxing to upper edge of text block. All else as new. Maps and genealogical tables. Black-and-white plates. Maps, sources, bibliography, index. "Whether he was really an African prince or not, the ex-slave founded a dynasty of his own in Russia, where he came to embody the strengths and weaknesses of the country itself -- volatile, courageous, handsome, gifted and always astonishing. His descendants included not only Alexander Pushkin, Russia's greatest poet, but also, in England, several Mountbattens and others close to the royal family."