Between Peace and War Mejdu Mirom i Voinoy
- Year: 1923
- Country: Russia
- Language: Russian
- Movement: Other
- Subject: Literature
- Dimensions: Width: 15.00cm Height: 21.00cm
Memories of Friedrich von Pourtales, the German ambassador to Russia, of the latest talks in St. Petersburg in 1914. From 1879 till 1899 he held various positions in Vienna, Prague, Paris, St.Petersburg and in the office of Ministry of Foreign Affairs. In October 1907 he was appointed an ambassador to St. Petersburg, where he tried to prevent a rapprochement between Russia and France and Great Britain. On July 19 in 1914, he presented to Sazonov, Russian Foreign Minister, a note declaring war Germany to Russia. Cover illustration by D Mitrohin, Russian artist, book illustrator and historian of art. Illustrator of children's books such as Lukomorie. From 1919 to 1923, Dmitry Mitrohin was a custodian in the drawings and engravings department of the Russian Museum. In 1919, he also started teaching at the Higher Photography Institute, and then at the Academy of Arts from 1924 to 1934. Fair condition. Very frayed spine and margins, rubbings, staining. Pages are in good condition. Some pages are detached. Library stamp and pen handwriting on the front page. Published by Gosizdat, 1923.