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  • CHEKHOV, Anton
    PLATONOV. Adapted by Susan Coyne and Laszlo Marton

    Edition: First printing

    Winnipeg: Sirocco Drama, 2001. Inscribed by contributor; Glossy card covers. Fine copy. Inscribed by Susan Coyne to a noted Canadian literary couple.; Signed by contributor

    Book ID: 53168
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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.

    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.; 12mo

    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. 0773590749

    Book ID: 35148
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  • SMITH, Douglas
    RASPUTIN: Faith, Power, and the Twilight of the Romanovs

    Edition: First printing

    New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2016. Inscribed by Author; Dark grey boards. pp (xxviii), 817 + plates. Index, maps. Inscribed by the author. Soft crease at head of spine, else fine. Jacket has soft crease at head of spine, else fine. 1.43 kg parcel; Octavo; Signed by Author

    Book ID: 54031
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  • HARGREAVES, Reginald
    RED SUN RISING: the siege of Port Arthur

    Edition: First printing

    Philadelphia: Lippincott, 1962. Red cloth, pp 210, notes, bibliography, index. Ink owner name, very nearly fine otherwise. Jacket has short tears, sunning to red portions of spine, VG otherwise. Great Battles of History series.Russo-Japanese War of 1904-05.; Octavo

    Book ID: 47954
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  • RUSSIA IN REVOLUTION 1890-1918 by KOCHAN, Lionel
    KOCHAN, Lionel
    RUSSIA IN REVOLUTION 1890-1918

    Edition: First US printing

    New York: New American Library, c1966. Red & black cloth. pp 352. Index. Ink owner name, else fine in fine jacket. ; Octavo

    Book ID: 48436
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  • Lieven, Dominic
    Russia's Rulers Under the Old Regime

    New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 1990. Second printing. Red cloth. pp 407. Photos in text. Ink owner name, else fine in fine jacket.; Octavo 0300043716

    Book ID: 48329
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  • MAGNES, Judah H,
    RUSSIAN AND GERMANY AT BREST-LITOVSK. A Documentary History of the Peace Negotiations

    Edition: First Edition

    New York: Rand School of Social Science, 1919. Terra cotta cloth. pp 192. Spine a little sunned; dam stains with colour loss to margins of covers; text paper lightly toned; small bookplate; else a good, clean, tight and unworn copy of a scarce book. "With the following documentary account of the Brest-Litovsk Peace Negotiations, hitherto an unwritten chapter in the history of the Russian Revolution, the Department of Labor Research begins the publication of a series of monogrpahs on economic and political questions which it hoped will prove valuable contributions to the literature of the Socialist and Labor movements." - from the introductory note by Alexander Trachtenberg.; Octavo

    Condition: Good

    Book ID: 26062
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  • Allen, W.E.D., editor
    Russian Embassies to the Georgian Kings 1589-1605. Edited with Introduction, Additional Notes, Commentaries and Bibliography by...Texts translated by Anthony Mango

    Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press / Hakluyt Society, 1972. Two volumes, blue cloth. pp xxxii, 368; (x), 369-629, [5] + colour frontispieces, folding maps; indexed. Fine in near fine jackets. "By the early sixteenth century the loosely knit kingdom of Georgia had disintegrated from the strong monarchy of the middle ages to a number of small states and principalities. This internal disunity made the Georgians easy victims of the power politics of the neighbouring Ottoman and Safavid empries, and by the end of the century the southward drive of the Russians intensified the struggle for military and diplomatic control over the whole of the Caucasian isthmus. As a result of this struggle embassies were exchanged between the Russian tsars…

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    Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press / Hakluyt Society, 1972. Two volumes, blue cloth. pp xxxii, 368; (x), 369-629, [5] + colour frontispieces, folding maps; indexed. Fine in near fine jackets. "By the early sixteenth century the loosely knit kingdom of Georgia had disintegrated from the strong monarchy of the middle ages to a number of small states and principalities. This internal disunity made the Georgians easy victims of the power politics of the neighbouring Ottoman and Safavid empries, and by the end of the century the southward drive of the Russians intensified the struggle for military and diplomatic control over the whole of the Caucasian isthmus. As a result of this struggle embassies were exchanged between the Russian tsars and Georgian kings ruling in Kakheti during the years 1564-1605..Although writers seem to be frequently pre-occupied with questions of protocol, their observations give a clear picture of both current Russian administrative and diplomatic practice and of the life and customs of the peoples of the Caucasus and Georgia."- jacket. Note: 1.5 kg parcel, extra shipping may be required.; Octavo 0521010314

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    Book ID: 29481
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  • ANDREYEV, Leonid
    SAMSON IN CHAINS: Posthumous Tragedy. Authorized Translation from the Original Manuscript and a Preface by Herman Bernstein

    Edition: First American Edition

    New York: Brentano's, 1923. Octavo, black cloth lettered in red, red endpapers, red top edges. Spine lightly sunned; two small glue spots on front pastedown; toning to text paper; VG jacketless copy otherwise, no owner names.

    Book ID: 32155
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  • TOLSTOY, Leo
    SELECTED ESSAYS. Translated by Aylmer Maude

    New York: Modern Library, c1964. Green cloth. Rubber stamp to front free endpaper, else a VG+ jacketless copy. ; 16mo

    Book ID: 54170
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  • KOLLONTAI, Alexandra
    SELECTED WRITINGS OF ALEXANDRA KOLLONTAI. Translated with an introduction and commentaries by Alix Holt

    Edition: First US issue

    Westport, Connecticut: Lawrence Hill, 1977. Black boards. pp 335. Bibliography, index. Text paper toned, as always, else fine in near fine jacket. "Alexandra Kollontai [was] the only woman member of the Bolshevik central committee and the USSR's first Minister of Social Welfare-is known today as a historic contributor to the international women's movement, and as one of the first Bolshevik leaders to oppose the growth of the bureaucracy in the young socialist state."- jacket.; Octavo

    Book ID: 51462
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  • POMYALOVSKY, N. G.
    SEMINARY SKETCHES. Translated, with an Introduction and Notes, by Alfred R. Kuhn.

    Edition: First edition in English

    Ithaca, New York: Cornell University Press. Blue cloth. (xxxviii), (230), [4] pp. Fine in VG+ jacket. Written in 1862, by the most gifted of the "plebian novelists", it describes the brutal "education" of boys in training for the Russian Orthodox priesthood. This same training helped shape the minds of many Russian radicals (Stalin, for one) and to instill in them a hatred for the church.

    Book ID: 41545
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  • SIBIR: my discovery of Siberia by MOWAT, Farley
    MOWAT, Farley
    SIBIR: my discovery of Siberia

    Edition: First Edition; First Printing

    Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 1970. Light green cloth. Ink owner name at front, else fine. Price-clipped jacket has a bit of rubbing, else VG+. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR (simple signature, no inscription).; Octavo; Signed by Author

    Book ID: 55546
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  • MOWAT, Farley
    SIBIR: my discovery of Siberia

    Edition: First printing

    Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 1970. Light green cloth. VG clean and unworn copy, no owner names, in a worn, chipped and torn, jacket, just fair.; Octavo

    Book ID: 48793
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  • SONS OF THE MAMMOTH. Translated from the Russian by Stephen Graham by BOGORAS, Waldemar (1865-1936)
    BOGORAS, Waldemar (1865-1936)
    SONS OF THE MAMMOTH. Translated from the Russian by Stephen Graham

    Edition: First US Edition

    New York: Cosmopolitan, 1929. Original tan cloth lettered in black. 254 pp. Short abrasion to lower edge of front cover, slight sunning to the green top page edges; bit of yellowing to endpapers, half-title page, page edges; else fine. Light blue-green jacket has spine and margins of panels sunned to tan; white spine lettering faint; some internal tape repairs; fair. From the Stuart Teitler collection of Lost Race Fiction. Prehistoric novel, including a giant dinosaur. Natan Mendelevich Bogoraz, a.k.a. Vladimir Germanovich Bogoraz, a.k.a. Waldemar Bogoras, was a famous Russian revolutionary, anthropologist, and author, very popular in Russia under the pseudonym "N.A. Tan". ; Fair

    Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket

    Book ID: 44852
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  • Holoway, David
    Stalin and the Bomb: The Soviet Union and Atomic Energy, 1939-1956

    New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, c1994. Second printing. Red cloth. pp 464 + plates; Index. Fine copy. Dust jacket has a corner crease to front flap, else fine. 1.5 kg parcel; Octavo 0300060564

    Book ID: 48648
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  • Ostrovskij, B. (Boris Genrikhovich Ostrovskii)
    Stepan Osipovic Makarov, 1848-1904

    Leningrad: Molodaia gvardiia, 1951. Squarish 12mo, blue cloth spine and blue pictorial boards. pp (432) + frontispiece portrait and other plates. + 3 folding maps. Chronology, notes. Rubber stamp with ink notation inside rear cover, edges of boards and outer corners worn, VG clean and tight copy otherwise. Biography of the distinguished Russian Vice-Admiral. Note: book is entirely in Russian.

    Book ID: 44085
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  • AZAROV, Vladimir and Barry Callaghan, translators
    STRONG WORDS: poetry in a Russian and English edition. Alexander Pushkin, Anna Akhmatova, Andrei Voznesensky

    Edition: First Printing

    Holstein, ON: Exile, 2013. Russian and English texts on facing pages. ; 16mo

    Condition: Fine

    Book ID: 54933
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