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  • Edgerton, Robert
    Death Or Glory: The Legacy Of The Crimean War

    Boulder, CO: Westview Press, c1999. Card covers. pp 288; photos, index. Ink owner name, VG+.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 48119
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  • Esthus, Raymond A.
    Double Eagle and Rising Sun: The Russians and Japanese at Portsmouth in 1905

    Edition: First printing

    Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 1988. Black cloth. pp 266; notes, index. Ink owner name, owner blind stamp on title leaf, else fine in fine jacket.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 48114
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  • Lantzeff, George V. and Richard A. Pierce
    EASTWARD TO EMPIRE: exploration and conquest on the Russian open frontier to 1750

    Edition: First Edition

    Montreal: McGill Queens University Press, 1973. Octavo, white cloth. pp x, 276, (2). Fine in jacket.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 35295
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  • KASAKOVA, Rimma (1932-2008)
    FRIDAYS

    Moscow: 1965. Squarish 16mo, pp (100), cream printed paper covers in illustrated jacket printed in red and black. Short tear to bottom edge of front cover, text paper lightly toned, VG+ otherwise. Dust jacket has short tears, small chip, at spine ends; VG otherwise. Inscribed by the author to important Canadian poet Miriam Waddington, signed "Rimma". A collection of poetry by this notable Russian poet. Note: books is entirely in Russian.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 41873
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  • SEVERIN, H.R.
    GOLD AND PLATINUM COINAGE OF IMPERIAL RUSSIA FROM 1701 TO 1911: a compilation of all known types and varieties

    Edition: First edition

    New York: The Crown and Taler Publishing Company, 1958. Red cloth. pp (80) + 17 plates. Tape residue to free endpapers, else fine in fine jacket.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 50189
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  • STROBRIDGE, William S., Colonel
    GOLDEN GATE TO GOLDEN HORN: Camp Fremont, California & the American Expedition to Siberia of 1918

    San Mateo, CA: San Mateo County Historical Association, no date (1980). (90) pp side stapled in cream card covers. Reproduced from typescript, photos at rear. Soft cover creases, VG otherwise. #38 of an edition of 500 copies.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 47785
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  • LAVRIN, Janko
    GONCHAROV

    Edition: First printing

    New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 1954. Grey cloth. pp 62. Light yellowing to page edges, else fine. Dust jacket has rubbing to ends, VG otherwise.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 50306
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  • SHOLOKHOV, Mikhail
    HARVEST ON THE DON. A Sequel to VIRGIN SOIL UPTURNED. Translated from the Russian by H.C. Stevens.

    Edition: First UK printing

    London: Putnam, 1960. Black boards. Fine copy. White spine of jacket lightly yellowed, else fine, flap price intact.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover.

    Book ID: 50558
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  • Polvinen, Tuomo (trans Steven Huxley).
    Imperial Borderland: Bobrikov and the Attempted Russification of Finland, 1898-1904

    Edition: First edition in English

    Hurst & Company, 1995. Black boards. pp x, 342. Map at front, index, bibliography, notes. Ink owner name at front, else fine. Jacket has some spine fading, else fine.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 43841
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  • Journey for Our Time: The Journals of the Marquis de Custine - Russia, 1839. Edited and translated by Phyllis Penn Kohler. Introduction by Lieut.-General Walter Bedell-Smith by Custine, Astolphe de, Marquis
    Custine, Astolphe de, Marquis
    Journey for Our Time: The Journals of the Marquis de Custine - Russia, 1839. Edited and translated by Phyllis Penn Kohler. Introduction by Lieut.-General Walter Bedell-Smith

    London: George Prior, 1980. Red boards. pp 240. Ink owner name, else fine in fine jacket. First published in 1843. This is a facsimile reprint, with new introduction, of the London: Arthur Barker, 1953, edition. " "His observations on the social, political, and religious state and prospects of Russia, made during a journey in 1839, led him to dire forebodings. He found that Russia's goal was conquest of the world and that she looked upon Europe as a prey which our dissensions will sooner or later deliver up to her." Felt to be a timely publication in the years of the Cold War.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 48435
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  • KRASSNOFF, Peter Nicolaevitch
    KOSTIA THE COSSACK: an historical novel translated from the Russian by Olga Vitali and Natalie Tsytovitch. Edited, with a foreword by Henry Irving Brock

    Edition: First edition in English

    New York: Duffield, 1930. Thick octavo, red cloth with vertical gilt band on front cover lettered in black, spine gilt lettered, red pictorial endpapers. pp (x), 508, [2]. Yellowing to page edges, spine a little sunned, else a VG+ clean, tight and unworn jacketless copy, no owner names. A novel of the mid 17th century during the reign of the first Romanoff, focusing on the struggle between the Don Cossacks and the Turks for Azov. The young hero, a nobleman of Moscow, travels all the way to Lhasa and meets the Grand Lama of Tibet. Pyotr Nikolayevich Krasnov was a Don Cossack historian and officer, promoted to Lieutenant General of the Russian army when the revolution broke out in…

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    New York: Duffield, 1930. Thick octavo, red cloth with vertical gilt band on front cover lettered in black, spine gilt lettered, red pictorial endpapers. pp (x), 508, [2]. Yellowing to page edges, spine a little sunned, else a VG+ clean, tight and unworn jacketless copy, no owner names. A novel of the mid 17th century during the reign of the first Romanoff, focusing on the struggle between the Don Cossacks and the Turks for Azov. The young hero, a nobleman of Moscow, travels all the way to Lhasa and meets the Grand Lama of Tibet. Pyotr Nikolayevich Krasnov was a Don Cossack historian and officer, promoted to Lieutenant General of the Russian army when the revolution broke out in 1917, and one of the leaders of the counterrevolutionary White movement afterwards. He was handed over to the Soviets after the war and they hung him in 1947. Note: 1.5 kg parcel, extra postage may be required.

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    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 42965
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  • KRASSNOFF, Peter Nicolaevitch
    LARGO: a novel. Translated by Olga Vitali

    Edition: First edition in English

    New York: Duffield & Green, 1932. Octavo, blue cloth stamped in light green. pp (6), 599, [3]. Yellowing to page edges, a bit of flaking to the spine stamping; else a VG jacketless copy, no owner names. A novel based on the case of Menahem Mendel Beilis, a Jew of Kiev accued of ritual murder (blood libel) in Russia before the First World War. The 1913 trial caused international condemnation of Russian anit-Semitism. Beilis was acquited. The story was also the basis of Bernard Malamud's Pulitzer Prize novel THE FIXER. Pyotr Nikolayevich Krasnov was a Don Cossack historian and officer, promoted to Lieutenant General of the Russian army when the revolution broke out in 1917, and one of the…

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    New York: Duffield & Green, 1932. Octavo, blue cloth stamped in light green. pp (6), 599, [3]. Yellowing to page edges, a bit of flaking to the spine stamping; else a VG jacketless copy, no owner names. A novel based on the case of Menahem Mendel Beilis, a Jew of Kiev accued of ritual murder (blood libel) in Russia before the First World War. The 1913 trial caused international condemnation of Russian anit-Semitism. Beilis was acquited. The story was also the basis of Bernard Malamud's Pulitzer Prize novel THE FIXER. Pyotr Nikolayevich Krasnov was a Don Cossack historian and officer, promoted to Lieutenant General of the Russian army when the revolution broke out in 1917, and one of the leaders of the counterrevolutionary White movement afterwards. He was handed over to the Soviets after the war and they hung him in 1947. Note: 1.5 kg parcel, extra postage may be required.

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    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 42969
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  • OSSENDOWSKI, (Ferdinand, in collaboration with Lewis Stanton Palen).
    MAN AND MYSTERY IN ASIA

    Edition: First UK printing

    London: Arnold, 1924. Blue cloth. xii, (296), 12 (ads) pp. Map to rear endpapers, frontispiece portrait inserted. Text paper lightly toned; a VG+ clean, tight, bright and unworn copy, no owner names. "Dr. Ossendowski was early recognized as one of the leading authorities on the coals and carboniferous deposits of the Pacific Provinces from the Behring Straits to Korea. He knows intimately a large percentage along the placer and quartz gold mines of all Siberia." - foreword. Adventures and observations in Siberia, Turkestan, Sakhalin Island, the Altai.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 17122
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  • Scatton, Linda Hart
    Mikhail Zoshchenko: Evolution of a Writer

    Edition: First edition.

    Cambridge University Press, 1993. Octavo, blue boards without jacket, as issued. pp (xvi), 296. Fine copy.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 33218
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  • Dobson, Sebastian ; Anne Nishimura Morse; Frederic Sharf
    Much Recorded War: The Russo-Japanese War In History And Imagery

    Boston: MFA Publications, 2005. Card covers. pp 92. Colour and b&w illustrations. Fine copy.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 48703
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  • Field, Andrew (Vladimir Nabokov)
    Nabokov: a bibliography

    Edition: First printing

    New York: McGraw-Hill, 1973. Cloth & boards. pp xxvi, 249. Index. Page edges yellowed, very soft crease to fore margin of front free endpaper, else fine in fine jacket.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 50636
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  • MARSDEN, Kate
    ON SLEDGE AND HORSEBACK TO OUTCAST SIBERIAN LEPERS

    London: Record Press, no date (ca. 1893). Third printing (first was in 1892). Octavo, olive pictorial bevel edge cloth stamped in gilt, fore and bottom page edges rough trimmed. pp (xvi), (244), (22, ads) + facsimile letter from Queen Victoria and three page facsimile letter from Countess Tolstoy, and portrait of the Queen with tissue guard, at front + 1 map and 14 plates. Bit of rubbing to spine tips, cracked front inner hinge neatly repaired, else a VG clean, tight and unworn copy, no owner names. "Narrative of the trip of an English nurse, in 1890, to a leper colonyin Vilyuyst district; her efforts to improve the situation of lepers." - Arctic Bib. 10964. Larry McMurtry raves about this book in his recent BOOKS: A Memoir.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 31437
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  • CHEKHOV, Anton
    PLATONOV. An Abridged Version of an Untitled Play in Four Acts. Translated by Dmitri Makaroff, with an Introduction by George Devine.

    Edition: First of this translation

    London: Methuen, 1961. 12mo, 140 pp, black boards. Fine copy, no previous owner marks. Dust jacket is a bit rubbed, with a half inch creased tear to front panel at outer corner, half inch tear to top spine fold, VG otherwise. Chekhov's first play, written in the early 1880s when he was still a student and never presented or even published in his lifetime. First ed. in English was in 1930. Note: lighter parcel, any default postage rate may be reduced.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 14272
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  • PASTERNAK, Boris
    POEMS. Translated by L. Slater. Foreword by Hugh MacDiarmid

    Fairwarp, Sussex, UK: Peter Russell, 1959. Second edition, with revisions and additional poems. pp (38), (2, ads) + frontispiece portrait. Printed card covers with dust jacket. Small soft bump to lower outer corners, else fine. Jacket has a very small sticker shadow on front panell, spine lightly yellowed, small spots on rear cover, VG otherwise. First published 1958, this editioin was translated by Pasternak's sister and the portrait, which is first published here, is by his father. Note: light parcel, any default shipping may be reduced.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 50167
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  • Chernetsov, V. N. and Moszynska, W. Edited by Henry N. Michael
    Prehistory of Western Siberia

    Arctic Institute of North America /McGill-Queen's University Press, 1974. Tall octavo, maroon cloth. pp (xxviii), 377 + 2 folding maps at rear; many text illustrations. Fine copy, no owner names. Dust jacket has a large skinned spot to upper front panel, VG otherwise. Note: 1.5 kg parcel, extra shipping may be required.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 35148
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