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  • Meyer, Karl E. ; Shareen Blair Brysac
    Tournament of Shadows: The Great Game and the Race for Empire in Central Asia

    Washington, D.C: Counterpoint, 1999. Card covers, pp 646 + plates; map at front, index. Ink name at front, outer margins of covers curled, else fine. 1.5 kg parcel; Octavo 158243106x

    Book ID: 47821
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  • CRAD, Joseph
    TRAILING THROUGH SIBERIA

    Edition: First of this edition

    London: The Travel Book Club, 1939. Octavo, grey cloth. pp (xii), 270 (4) + 2 maps (one folding). Spine very lightly darkened; VG+ clean, tight and unworn jacketless copy otherwise, no owner names. Account of life among the Eskimo of northwest Alaska and northeast Siberia.

    Book ID: 31431
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  • ZEKULIN, Nicholas G. (Ivan Turgenev)
    TURGENEV. A Bibliography of Books 1843-1982 By and About... with a Check-List of Canadian Library Holdings.

    Edition: First Edition

    Calgary, Alberta, Canada: University of Calgary Press, 1985. Printed card covers, xx, 221 pp. Light yellowing to spine, soft crease to front cover and following leaf, else fine, no owner marks.; Octavo.

    Book ID: 33342
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  • SOLZHENITSYN, Alexander
    VICTORY CELEBRATIONS: a comedy in four acts. Translated from the Russian by Helen Rapp and Nancy Thomas

    Edition: First UK printing

    London: Bodley Head, 1983. Fine in fine jacket. Note: lighter parcel, any default postage rate may be reduced.

    Book ID: 41575
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  • ARMSTRONG, Terence, Editor, Introduction and Notes
    YERMAK'S CAMPAIGN IN SIBERIA. A selection of documents translated from the Russian by Tatiana Minorsky and David Wileman

    Edition: First Edition

    London: The Hakluyt Society, 1975. Sky blue cloth, bright gilt cover insignia and spine titles. Fine copy in near fine dust jacket. x, 315 pp. (includes references and index), folding frontispiece, 2 maps (1 folding), 154 pen and ink drawings. Gentle rubbing to dust jacket tips, negligible nicks to top-edge of front panel. The Russian conquest of Siberia, although a gradual process of absorbtion, could be said to have started in the 1580 with the campaign of Yermak. 'There are several narrative accounts, collectively known as the Siberian chronicles ... The Remezov chronicle, written about 1700, is illustrated with 154 pen and ink drawings. These are of great historical and artistic interest, for very few Russian drawings of this…

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    London: The Hakluyt Society, 1975. Sky blue cloth, bright gilt cover insignia and spine titles. Fine copy in near fine dust jacket. x, 315 pp. (includes references and index), folding frontispiece, 2 maps (1 folding), 154 pen and ink drawings. Gentle rubbing to dust jacket tips, negligible nicks to top-edge of front panel. The Russian conquest of Siberia, although a gradual process of absorbtion, could be said to have started in the 1580 with the campaign of Yermak. 'There are several narrative accounts, collectively known as the Siberian chronicles ... The Remezov chronicle, written about 1700, is illustrated with 154 pen and ink drawings. These are of great historical and artistic interest, for very few Russian drawings of this period survive. All are reproduced here.' - from the dj flap. (Hakluyt Society Second Series No. 146); Octavo 0904180034

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    Book ID: 26433
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  • MONTEFIORE, Simon Sebag
    YOUNG STALIN

    Edition: First US printing

    New York: Knopf, 2007. Cloth & boards. pp xxxii, (461) + plates. Small crease at foot of spine, else fine. Jacket has creases at foot of spine, front flap fold a little loose, else fine. 1.1 kg parcel; Octavo

    Book ID: 53822
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