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  • DUSHNYCK, Walter
    50 Years Ago: The Famine Holocaust in Ukraine. Terror and Human Misery as Instruments of Soviet Russian Imperialism. Foreword by Dana G. Dalrymple

    Toronto: World Congress of Free Ukrainians, 1983. Second printing. 56 pp, stapled, in card covers. Numerous photos in text. Fine copy. Note: lighter parcel, any default postage rate may be reduced, depending upon your location. ; Octavo

    Book ID: 29114
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  • Flint, V.E., and others
    A Field Guide to Birds of USSR including Eastern Europe and Central Asia

    Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1989. Octavo, brown cloth. pp (xxxvi), (354) + colour plates. 71 b/w figures, 303 b/w maps, index. Fine in fine jacket. 0691082448

    Book ID: 46343
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  • TURGUENIEFF, Ivan S.(Turgenev].
    A NEST OF HEREDITARY LEGISLATORS. By Ivan S. Turguenieff. Done into English from the edition of Turguenieff's works published by Mr. Glazoonoff, St. Petersburg, 1913.

    Edition: First of this translation

    London: Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton, Kent, no date [1914]. Octavo, grey bevel edge cloth with paper spine label, no publisher's spine imprint. xii, 384 pp. Cancel title leaf. Spine lightly age-darkened with label tanned, lightly rubbed; bruises to outer corners of covers; text has a soft crease to lower outer corners; endpapers lightly tanned; minor skinning to rear pastedown from removed label; page edges yellowed; else a VG clean & unworn copy, tight in the binding. First of this translation, by Frantz Davidovitch Davis, the trade issue. There was also a private issue published [1914?] by the translator, there calling himself Francis Myddleton Davis. Same set of sheets for both, presumably. A translation of DVORIANSKOE GNEZDO (1859), it has also…

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    London: Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton, Kent, no date [1914]. Octavo, grey bevel edge cloth with paper spine label, no publisher's spine imprint. xii, 384 pp. Cancel title leaf. Spine lightly age-darkened with label tanned, lightly rubbed; bruises to outer corners of covers; text has a soft crease to lower outer corners; endpapers lightly tanned; minor skinning to rear pastedown from removed label; page edges yellowed; else a VG clean & unworn copy, tight in the binding. First of this translation, by Frantz Davidovitch Davis, the trade issue. There was also a private issue published [1914?] by the translator, there calling himself Francis Myddleton Davis. Same set of sheets for both, presumably. A translation of DVORIANSKOE GNEZDO (1859), it has also been translated into English as LIZA, as A NEST OF NOBLES, and as A NEST OF GENTLEFOLK. First edition in English was London, 1869. Laid in the slip printed on both sides designed to help with the Russian names of the main characters.

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    Book ID: 13228
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  • ABOUT LOVE: 3 stories. Translated by David Helwig. Designed and decorated by Seth by CHEKHOV, Anton
    CHEKHOV, Anton
    ABOUT LOVE: 3 stories. Translated by David Helwig. Designed and decorated by Seth

    Edition: First printing

    (Windsor, ON): Biblioasis, 1992. Inscribed by the translator; Pictoria cloth without jacket as issued. Inscribed by the translator to noted Canadian author Leon Rooke. Fine copy of this strikingly illustrated book. ; 12mo; Signed by the translator

    Book ID: 53219
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  • MAVOR, James
    AN ECONOMIC HISTORY OF RUSSIA

    Edition: First Edition

    London & Toronto: Dent, no date (1914). Two volumes, thick octavos, original maroon cloth, spines gilt lettered, title pages in red and black, top edges gilt. pp xxxii, 614, (1, ad); xxii, 630, (2). Volume I has chips and tears at fore edges to a few leaves near centre from careless opening (well away from any text), and just a few scattered light and easily erasable pencil notes: tidy ink owner name at front of Vol. II; light toning to the text paper; otherwise a fine, jacketless pair. Mavor was Prof. of Political Economy at the University of Toronto. Note: 2.5 kg parcel, extra shipping will be required.

    Book ID: 31228
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  • ANDREYEV, Leonid
    ANATHEMA, a tragedy in seven scenes. Authorized tanslation by Herman Bernstein

    Edition: First edition in English

    New York: Macmillan, 1910. 12mo. Dark blue cloth. pp (vi), (211), (1), (4, ads), (2). Spine lightly darkened, with slight wear at ends, VG otherwise, no owner names.

    Book ID: 32154
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  • Siljak, Ana
    Angel of Vengeance: The "Girl Assassin," the Governor of St. Petersburg, and Russia's Revolutionary World

    Edition: First printing

    New York: St. Martin's Press, 2008. Black cloth. pp 370 + plates; index. Ink owner name at front, else fine in fine jacket. ; Octavo 0312363990

    Book ID: 48683
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  • ANISSIA: the life story of a Russian peasant. Revised and corrected by Leo Tolstoy. Translated from the Russian with notes and a preface by Charles Salomon by TOLSTOY, Leo
    TOLSTOY, Leo
    ANISSIA: the life story of a Russian peasant. Revised and corrected by Leo Tolstoy. Translated from the Russian with notes and a preface by Charles Salomon

    Edition: First UK printing

    London: Geoffrey Bles, 1924. Blue cloth with paper spine label. Small red previous owner's rubber stamp on front free endpaper; page edges lightly yellowed; else fine and quite bright. Thin red on buff jacket has chips to ends of bit darkened spine just touching the title at top; short shallow chip to rear panel; bit of tanning to panels and flap folds; VG generally, still attractive. An uncommon book, scarce in jacket. ; 12mo; 3 pix

    Book ID: 54385
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  • Guillemin, Jeanne
    Anthrax: The Investigation of a Deadly Outbreak

    Edition: First printing

    Berkeley: University of California Press, 1999. Cloth & boards. pp xviii, 321 + plates. Notes, index. Fine copy. Dust jacket has light rubbing, else fine. An investigation of an anthrax outbreak in 1979 in Sverdlovsk in Russia's Ural Mountains. This hardcover is out of print. The paperback edition is available (2017) for USD 33.95. 0520222040

    Book ID: 47214
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  • Pirozhkova, A.N. (Isaac Babel)
    At His Side: The Last Years of Isaac Babel. Translated by Anne Frydman & Robert L. Busch

    South Royalton, VT: Steerforth Press, 1998. Card covers. pp (xxxiv), (172). Photos in text. Front cover a bit curled, else a fine copy. Note: light parcel, any default shipping may be reduced.; Octavo 1883642981

    Book ID: 52675
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  • SOLZHENITSYN, Alexander
    AUGUST 1914. translated by Michael Glenny

    Edition: First edition in English

    London: Bodley Head, 1972. Red boards. Fine copy. Dust jacket has a nick and tiny chip at head of spine, else fine, flap price intact. 1.5 kg

    Book ID: 41573
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  • Masters, Anthony
    Bakunin, the father of anarchism

    Edition: First US printing

    New York: Saturday Review Press / Dutton, 1974. Cloth & boards. pp 279; notes, index. Ink owner name, else fine in VG jacket. ; Octavo 0841502951

    Book ID: 48370
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  • Frost, Orcutt
    Bering: The Russian Discovery of America

    Edition: First Edition

    New Haven: Yale University Press, 2003. Cloth and boards. pp xxii, 330. Illustrated, index. Fine in fine jacket. ; Octavo 0300100590

    Book ID: 51682
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  • Kushnarev, Evgenii G.; Crownhart-Vaughan, E. A. P.; Kushnarev, E. G.
    Bering's Search for the Strait: The First Kamchatka Expedition 1725-1730

    Edition: First Edition

    Portland, OR: Oregon Historical Society Press, 1990. Maroon cloth. 214 pp. Endpaper maps, maps, notes, sources, index. Fine in fine jacket. ; Narrow quarto 0875952240

    Book ID: 51641
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  • Fisher, Raymond Henry
    Bering's Voyages: Whither and Why

    Edition: First Edition

    Seattle: University of Washington Press, 1977. Maroon boards, endpaper maps. pp (xiv), 217. Maps in text, index. Fine copy. Price-clipped jacket faintly yellowed on spine, else fine. ; Octavo 0295955627

    Book ID: 51681
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  • OSTROVSKY, Nicholas, 1902-35
    BORN OF THE STORM. Translated from the Russian by Louise Luke Hiler

    Edition: First US Edition

    New York: Critics Group Press, 1939. Brown cloth. pp [2], (252). Endpaper yellowing, else a VG+ clean, tight and unworn copy. Clipped portion (only) of jacket laid in. Young Ukrainian Red's second novel, left unfinished at his death in 1935. He won the Order of Lenin for THE MAKING OF A HERO. An unfinished historical nove set in the year 1918 about the struggles of the Ukrainian people against German and Polish aggression, basis of a 1981 Soviet film. ; Octavo.

    Book ID: 27443
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  • ALMEDINGEN, E.M.
    CATHERINE, EMPRESS OF RUSSIA

    New York: Dodd, Mead, 1961. Mauve cloth, pp 312. Ink owner name, VG otherwise. Jacket has nicks and small chips at head of spine, VG otherwise. ; Octavo

    Book ID: 47962
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  • Starokadomskii, L.M.
    Charting the Russian Northern Sea Route: The Arctic Ocean Hydrographic Expedition 1910-1915. Translated and Edited by William Barr

    Edition: First edition in English

    Montreal and London: Arctic Institute of North America / McGill-Queen's University Press, 1976. Green boards. pp xxxiv, 332 + plates. Light foxing to page edges, VG otherwise, no owner names. Dust jacket has a fingernail-size chip and some tears; good.; Octavo. 0773502106

    Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket

    Book ID: 32681
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  • Starokadomskii, L.M.
    Charting the Russian Northern Sea Route: The Arctic Ocean Hydrographic Expedition 1910-1915. Translated and Edited by William Barr

    Edition: First edition in English

    Montreal and London: Arctic Institute of North America / McGill-Queen's University Press, 1976. Green boards. pp xxxiv, 332 + plates. Fine in VG+ jacket, no owner names.; Octavo. 0773502106

    Book ID: 25909
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  • PITCHER, Harvey (Anton Chekov)
    CHEKHOV'S LEADING LADY: a portrait of the actress Olga Knipper

    Edition: First US printing

    New York: Franklin Watts, 1980. Yellow boards. pp viii, 288 + plates. Index. Fine in fine jacket. ; Octavo

    Book ID: 52828
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