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Peter III, Emperor of Russia; The Story of a Crisis and a Crime

By: Bain, Robert N.

Price: $22.00

Publisher: New York, AMS Press: 1971

Seller ID: 21422

ISBN: 0404004482

Condition: Fine


B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 208 pages; HC in dark brown cloth with titles in gilt to spine. Bright, tight and fresh. No marks. With reproduced B&W illustrations. 1971 facsimile of the original 1902 edition, issued without dust jacket. About Fine View more info

The Willy-Nicky Correspondence; Being the Secret and Intimate Telegrams Exchanged between the Kaiser and the Tsar

By: Bernstein, Herman and Theodore Roosevelt (Foreword)

Price: $60.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1918

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18964

Condition: Very Good


12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 158 pages; 1st edition. HC in light blue cloth with titles blindstamped to front cover and on printed paper title label to spine. A solid, clean copy. Prior owner's name penned neatly to front endpage. Cloth lightly crimped at spine ends. Light toning and mild fading to title label at spine. VG or better. Uncommon thus. View more info

Criminal Code of the Russian Federation

By: Butler, W. E. (Trans & Ed)

Price: $225.00

Publisher: London, Wildy, Simmonds & Hill Publishing Ltd: 2004

Edition: Fourth Edition

Seller ID: 27011

ISBN: 1898029660

Condition: Near Fine


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 303 pages; HC in glossy title lettered boards. Bright, snug and neat. Prior owner initials penned inside front cover. Text fresh and unmarked. Uncommon revised edition. NF View more info

The Horse-Stealers, and Other Stories

By: Chekhov, Anton and Constance Garnett (Trans. )

Price: $185.00

Publisher: New York, The Macmillan Co.: 1921

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 26024

Condition: Near Fine


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 312 pages; Very handsome copy is bright, snug and very neat in original dark green cloth with title lettering very brightly in gilt to spine and in blind to upper board. Just trace shelf rub to cloth at tips. Mounted to the front pastedown is the attractive pictorial bookplate of book collector, Redmond Conyngham, designed and engraved by noted historian of American printmaking, David McNeely Stauffer. A few pages opened a little roughly at front edge with a few more remaining unopened. An exceptionally nice copy. NF View more info

The Cook's Wedding and Other Stories

By: Chekhov, Anton and Constance Garnett (Trans. )

Price: $165.00

Publisher: New York, The Macmillan Company: 1922

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 26025

Condition: Near Fine


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 308 pages; Very handsome copy is bright, snug and very neat in original dark green cloth with title lettering very brightly in gilt to spine and in blind to upper board. Just trace shelf rub to cloth at tips. Mounted to the front pastedown is the attractive pictorial bookplate of book collector, Redmond Conyngham, designed and engraved by noted historian of American printmaking, David McNeely Stauffer. An exceptionally nice copy. NF View more info

The Russo-Turkish Campaigns of 1828 and 1829; with a View of the Present State of Affairs in the East

By: Chesney, Colonel

Price: $70.00

Publisher: New York, Redfield: 1854

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 25912

Condition: Good


Partial maps; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 360 pages; Bound in original green cloth with borders in blind to boards and titles in gilt to spine. Light general mottling to cloth boards; boards rubbed at corners and spine ends with mild rub through at tips and modest fray at spine ends. Both folding maps missing large prtions with only partial single page stubs remaining. Split to the rear endpage joing; front free endpage appears to have been removed - liekely to excise ownership or gift inscription/ Text complete and generally clean with only modest foxing and light soiling to endpages and light... View more info

The End of Socialism in Russia

By: Eastman, Max

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Boston, MA, Little, Brown and Company: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 21432

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; 46 pages; Tight, fresh copy in original crisp-edged title-lettered dust jacket. No marks. Mild toning to pastedowns and endpages. Jacket spine panel unlettered, as issued. Jacket slightly sunned to spine. NF/VG++ View more info

The Russian Theatre Its Character and History with Especial Reference to the Revolutionary Period

By: Fulop-Miller, Rene; Gregor, Joseph

Price: $195.00

Publisher: London, George G Harrap & Co.: 1930

Edition: First Edition; Limited edtion

Seller ID: 13028

Condition: Very Good-


Half-tone and color plates; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 1930 Harrap & Co. Oversize 4to HC. Limited edition of 650 copies printed for England; this copy hand numbered 100. Original heavy maroon cloth with decorative title lettering and design to spine brightly in black and gilt. Top edge gilt. Cloth just a little faded at spine. Just minimal ex-library indications; a small attractive circular ownershipo stamp to front pastedown and call letters painted in thin neat manuscript to base of spine. Spine slightly cocked; light foxing to gutters of endpages and first 20 or so leaves. Handsomely illu... View more info

Artwork of the Soviet Union; Auction by Guernsey's, Oct.22-23, 1988

By: Guernsey's and Elena Kornetchuk and S. Frederick Starr

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Guernsey's: 1988

Seller ID: 25311

Condition: Very Good


Very good. No dust jacket as issued. ; B&W and color Illustrations and Photos; Oblong Small 4to 9" - 11; Oblong paperback in glossy illustrated wraps; spine unlettered as issued. Square sound and clean. Mild storage warp; covers lightly rubbed with rear cover showing mild color lift from shelf or transport rub. Includes essays by Kornetchuk and Starr and detailed artist biographies, portraits and lists of prominent works by subject artists. Illustrated profusely with color and B/W photographs and reproductions. A superb reference. VG View more info

Chess Review; Vol 11, No. 5 May, 1943

By: Horowitz, I. A. (Ed. )

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Chess Review: 1943

Seller ID: 19011

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Illustrations; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; Magazine in glossy pictorial covers with B&W photograph of Russian Farmer K. Nadzhmetdinov, Chess Champion of the Uzbeck S. S. R. To front cover. A bright clean copy. No marks. Just mild toning to page stock. This edition includes pages 145 - 183 of the magazine's 1943 run and features the article "Chess in the U. S. S. R." Profusely illustrated with B&W drawings, diagrams, photographs and advertisements. VG++ View more info

Once a Commissar

By: Koudrey, Vladimir

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New Haven, CT, Yale University Press: 1937

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 18985

Condition: Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 262 pages; A neat, square, solid copy. Prior owner's name penciled neatly in blue to front endpage. Very light foxing to front and rear endpages. Front page block mildly fox spotted. Two small superficial abrasions to the front board. Jacket moderately toned and foxed with visible tape repairs to bottom spine end and rear panel. Top jacket spne end and corners mildly chipped. Very slightly spinecocked. VG/G+ View more info

The Heretic, Translated from the Russian, of Lajetchnikoff

By: Lazhechnikov, Ivan Ivanovich; Lajetchnikoff and Thomas Budd Shaw (translation)

Price: $145.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, William Blackwood and Sons: 1844

Edition: First English Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 14237

Condition: Good+


12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 831 pages; 3 volumes. Original English Language translation of this popular mid 19th century Russian historical adventure. Published by Blackwood in a much more ambitious and pleasing manner than the American edition issued by Harper in the same year. Printed with an attractive and accomodating font with good margins and space around the text, compared to the Harper two-column minutiae that compresses the work into one volume of 150 pages. Each volume seperately paged and chaptered. Vol I: xviii, 285 pp. Vol II: 256 pp. Vo III: 272, [4] pp. Bound in original textu... View more info

The Russian Concept of Work: Suffering, Drama, and Tradition in Pre-And Post-Revolutionary Russia

By: Leibovich, Anna F

Price: $31.54

Publisher: Westport, CT, Praeger Publishers: 1995

Seller ID: Alibris.0000945

ISBN: 0275951359

Condition: New


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 166 pages; New. No dust jacket as issued. New copy View more info

The Garden As an Art

By: Miller, Mara

Price: $13.50

Publisher: Albany, NY, State University of New York Press: 1993

Seller ID: 20735

ISBN: 0791413780

Condition: Near Fine


B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 233 pages; Paperback in glossy pictorial covers. Square, sound and clean; no marks. Just a hint of shelf evidence to covers. Illustrated with B&W photographs. NF View more info

All the Russias; Travels and Studies in Contemporary European Russia, Finland, Siberia, the Causasus, and Central Asia

By: Norman, Henry

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1902

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 23953

Condition: Good+


B&W Photographs, Illustrations and Maps; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 476 pages; Sound and clean in original black cloth with pictorial design and title lettering in gilt to cover. Gilt lettering at spine dulled but legible. Cloth crimped at spine ends with trace fraying at tail. Mild toning to cloth at spine; binding slightly cocked in the spine and a little shaken. Prior owner name penciled neatly to front endpaper. Illustrated throughout with B/W photgraphs, drawings and maps. G++ to VG- ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. View more info

Sergei Zubatov and Revolutionary Marxism; The Struggle for the Working Class in Tsarist Russia

By: Schneiderman, Jeremiah

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Ithaca And London, Cornell University Press: 1976

Seller ID: 26394

ISBN: 0801408768

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 401 pages; Bright tight and fresh in original crisp edged dust jacket with just superficial handling evidence along top and bottom edges. Prior owner's small catalog numeral penned neatly at top edge of the front endpage. Solid lightly handled copy with no marks. NF/VG++ View more info

The Naked Communist

By: Skousen, W. Cleon

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Salt Lake City, UT, Ensign Publishing Company: 1961

Edition: Ninth Edition

Seller ID: 23833

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 407 pages; Snug, solid and neat in pictorial dust jacket; text clean and unmarked. Just light shelf rub to jacket at edges with mild sunning at spine and a few minor nicks at edges. Illustrated with B/W photographs. VG+/VG View more info

Village Life in Late Tsarist Russia

By: Tian-Shanskaia, Olga Semyonova and David L. Ransel (Ed. )

Price: $8.95

Publisher: Bloomington,, Indiana University Press: 1999

Edition: Fifth Printing

Seller ID: 17736

ISBN: 0253207843

Condition: Very Good


Indiana-Michigan Series in Russian and East European Studies; B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 175 pages; Trade paperback in glossy pictorial covers. Bright, tight and fresh. Prior owner's name penned neatly to half title page. No markings to text. Surface scar to rear endpage from owner's address label removal. Illustrated with B&W photos of village scenes. VG View more info

See No Evil Literary Cover-Ups and Discoveries of the Soviet Camp Experience

By: Tolczyk, Mr. Dariusz

Price: $29.50

Publisher: New Haven, Yale University Press: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15331

ISBN: 0300066082

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


Russian Literature and Thought Series; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 384 pages; Square snug copy in original typographic designed dust jacket. Feels and appears unread. No marks. Just light bumping to jacket at crown of spine panel and top corners. NF/VG++ View more info

Virgin Soil

By: Turgenev, Ivan S. and R. S. Townsend (Trans)

Price: $29.50

Publisher: London & New York, J. M. Dent & Company and E. P. Dutton: 1911

Edition: 1st Everyman Edition

Seller ID: 16955

Condition: Very Good-


Everyman's Library; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 317 pages; Everyman's Library. HC in ribbed red cloth with ornately gilt decorated spine. 1st Everyman printing; no subsequent printings recorded, notr the date of this edition. Soundly bound and clean. Cloth spine cap a little tender over joints. Mild rub to cloth at spine ends and tips. VG- to VG. 1st Everyman ed. View more info