Books on Imperial Russian Medals & Badges
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Russian Imperial Orders of Chivalry from the Collection of the State History Museum, Hard cover with dust jacket, 159 pp. In Russian with brief translation of the captions under photos and illustrations. Beautifully illustrated with extremely fine close-up photos.
Russian Imperial Awards of the Civil War Period, by Alexandr Rudichenko. Amazing study of Imperial awards issued in the period of the final collapse of the Russian Empire, with emphasis on St. George Cross. Beautiful hard covered edition, massive 422 page format. Russian text. Outstanding reference!
Medals of the Russian Empire. Part 2, 1725-1796,Mikhail Diakov. C. 2004. Second Volume of the ground-breaking new series. In English and Russian, large format, b/w high resolution photos of extraordinary quality.
Medals of the Russian Empire. Part 4, 1825-1855. Volume 4 of the ground-breaking new series by Mikhail Diakov. C. 2006. In English and Russian, Large format hardcover. A required reference book for the serious collector of Russian medals.
Medals of the Russian Empire. Part 5, 1855-1881, Mikhail Diakov. C. 2006. In English and Russian, large format catalog with b/w high resolution photos of extraordinary quality. A required reference for the serious medal collector.
Medals of the Russian Empire. Part 6, 1881-1894, Mikhail Diakov. C. 2006. In English and Russian. Large format, comprehensive catalog with high resolution photos of and immense amount of information. A required reference for the serious medal collector.
Medals of the Russian Empire, Part 7, 1894-1917, Mikhail Diakov, C 2007. In English and Russian, the largest book in this magnificent encyclopedic series covers the entire reign of Nicholas II.
Russian Awards of XVIII - Early XX Century by V. Durov. A full color photographic reference guide featuring the most splendid examples of medals and orders held by Russian Museums. Hardcover 160 pages 1997. Russian text.
Russian Orders of the 17th - 19th Century An album of 12 large illustrated posters. Moscow 1991. Russian language text but with summary English translation on the last page.
Award Medals of Russia of the Second Half of XVIII Century Dmitry Peters, C. 2004, Moscow. Russian text, hard cover, 268 pp. Best reference on the subject to date.
Awards of the Russian Empire. Part 1: Orders and Badges of Distinction. Reference Catalog. C. 2005 St. Petersburg. Russian text. Soft cover, 52 pp, b/w illustrations. Includes price guide.
Badges of Russia Volume II An exceptional guide to the Regimental Badges of Imperial Russian Army. Resulting from five years of painstaking research, this superb book presents many rare Russian badges life size and in color. In Russian and English.
Badges of Russia, Volume III S. Patrikeev & A. Boynovich. C. 2005, Moscow - St. Petersburg. Shows many additional badges not covered in Volumes 1-2 and also close-up photos of many of those that only had drawings. Contains a complete price guide as of the beginning of 2006. In Russian with English captions. Highly recommended!
Breast Badges of Imperial Russia. Robert Werlich, Serge Andolenko C. 1994, St. Petersburg."Collector's Books" series. Russian text, hard cover, 214 pp, b/w illustrations. 9"x11" format.
Badges and Jettons of Russian Imperial Navy A. Bojnovich, V Dotsenko, C. 2002. In Russian, 205 pp., hard covered . High quality photo reference guide.
Jettons of the Russian Imperial Army.D. Peters, T. Il'ina C. 2004, Moscow. "Collector's Library" series. Russian text, hard cover, 142 pp, b/w illustrations.
Pinakoteka. Russian Imperial Awards and Militaria. Contains many large format color photos of exceptional quality Imperial military memorabilia in private collections. English table of contents.