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Svetlyi chas. Izdrannye stikhi [Shining Hour: Selected Poems]

By: Balmont [Bal'mont], Konstantin Dmitrievich ; [1867-1942]

Price: $399.99

Publisher: Paris, J. Povolozky & cie: 1921

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 40637


Miniatiurnaia biblioteka ; no. 2; 69 & [3, index] pages; Publisher's tan wrappers, with vivid illustration in b/w, rules in black and red and bold lettering on the covers; the spine has the printed notation "No. 2" vertically -- [this small book was from Povolozky's important series of tiny Russian books -- Miniatiurnaia biblioteka ; no. 2]. An excellent copy, with the wrappers clean and unmarked, no marks or damage to the text (one tiny lower corner is turned u... View more info

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GEORGIAN MANUSCRIPTS

By: Beridze, Vachtang ; Elene Macavariani

Price: $49.94

Publisher: Tbilisi, "Xelovneba" / K. Kekelizis saxelobis xelnacert`a instituti: 1970

Seller ID: 39404


90 pages; Clean and tight in orignal binding of black cloth with gilt lettering and decorative stamping in gilt, red and blue on front board. Front board slightly bowed, otherwise very good. OCLC: 3800589 Text in English, Georgian, and Russian. Fifty incredible colour reproductions printed on glossy card stock of original manuscripts from the Sak`art`velos SSR mec`nierebat`a akademia, K. Kekelizis saxelobis xelnacert`a instituti. Introductory article by Elene Macavari... View more info

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KARL BRIULLOV IN THE RUSSIAN MUSEUM COLLECTION

By: Briullov, Karl

Price: $19.94

Publisher: Leningrad, Aurora: 1970

Seller ID: 41442


Clean and secure in original handsome pictorial portfolio. 7 pages of text in Russian and 17 colour illustrations on four folding sheets of glossy photographic stock in a pictorial portfolio (stiff card stock). Karl Pavlovich Briullov (1799 – 1852), referred to by his friends as "The Great Karl", was a Russian painter. He is regarded as a key figure in transition from the Russian neoclassicism to romanticism. His best-known painting The Last Day of Pompeii (... View more info

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THE PLAYS OF ANTON CHEKHOV

By: Chekhov, Anton

Price: $19.94

Publisher: New York, Illustrated Editions Company: 1935

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 38388


328 pages; Text block is clean and tight in original binding of tan cloth spine over blue cloth covered boards decorative stamping in red and gilt (images of seagull on front cover and spine) in dustjacket with edgewear and some foxing now in protective mylar cover. Illustrated with wonderful woodcuts by Howard Simon, ten full page and several inset. OCLC: 664223688 Contents include The Wedding, The Proposal, The Anniversary, Three Sisters, The Seagull, The Bear, The ... View more info

The Way of the Cross

By: Doroshevitch, Vlas ; Stephen Graham

Price: $24.94

Publisher: New York, G.P. Putnam & Sons: 1916

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 40585


viii, 163, (7) pages; Clean and secure in original binding of gray pictorial boards, rubbed at head of spine. Introduction by Stephen Graham. Vlas Mikhailovich Doroshevich (1864 – 1922, was one of Russia's most popular and widely read journalists, and a novelist, essayist, drama critic, and short story writer. The Way of the Cross is his account of the refugees from the German invasion of Russia during World War I. He journeyed from Moscow to meet the oncoming ref... View more info

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Zhizn i reformy [ Two Volumes in Russian ]

By: Gorbachev, Mikhail Sergeevich

Price: $99.94

Publisher: Moskva [Moscow], Novosti: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 39761


1240 pages; Publisher's brown leatherette-surfaced cloth, spines lettered in gilt. Two volumes, text entirely in Russian. FIrst edition of the original text of the Memoirs of Mikhail Gorbachev. 566, [1] & [2 colophon/tirage]; 652, [1] & [2 colophon/tirage] pp. One section of Illustrations from b/w photographs in each volume. Following the deaths of Soviet Leaders Leonid Brezhnev, Yuri Andropov, and Konstantin Chernenko, Gorbachev was elected General Secretary by the... View more info

THE LAY OF TSAR, IVAN VASSILYEVICH, HIS YOUNG OPRICHNIK AND THE STOUT HEARTED MERCHANT KALASHNIKOV

By: Lermontov, Mikhail ; Ivan Bilibin

Price: $24.94

Publisher: Raduga: 1983

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 41783


Clean and tight in original pictorial binding. Translated from the Russian by Irina Zheleznova. Illustrated throughout.; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings. View more info

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Kalytochka ukrain’ski narodni kazky

By: Malyshko, V[alentyna] A[ndriïvna]

Price: $29.94

Publisher: Kyiv [Kiev], Vydavnyts. dytiachoi literatury "Veselka": 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 38777


158 & [1] pages; Publisher's color pictorial boards. 12 Ukrainian folk tales, with handsome color illustrations. Text in Ukrainian [Cyrillic letters]. OCLC: 7388905 [8 locations]. An excellent copy, flat spine very slightly toned, tiny points of wear at the corners of the boards. Charming and scarce. View more info

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[RUSSIAN LANGUAGE EDITION] Recommendations of the American Bar Association as to the Dumbarton Oaks proposals for the establishment of a general international organization for peace, justice and law, and statement of principles and joint action

By: Multiple Authors

Price: $14.94

Publisher: Chicago, American Bar Association: 1945

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 38711


40 pages; Clean and tight in original printed wrappers. Russian edition of the Recommendations of the American Bar Association as to the Dumbarton Oaks proposals for the establishment of a general international organization for peace, justice and law. View more info

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Osnovateliu Peterburga - Katalog Vystavki [Text in Russian]

By: Piotrovskii, M B ; Gosudarstvennyi Ermitazh

Price: $99.94

Publisher: Sankt-Peterburg [Saint Petersburg], Slaviia: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 41473


439 pages; Catalog of a fabulous exhibition on Peter the Great and St. Petersburg held May 31-August 31, 2003 at Gosudarstvennyi Ermitazh (The Hermitage), Saint-Petersburg, Russia. OCLC 52928469 Profusely illustrated in colour. Large heavy book requires additional charge for priority or international shipping. View more info

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Predstav mne shchegolia - moda i kostium Rossii v graviure XVIII veka

By: Pozharova, M. A.

Price: $9.94

Publisher: Moskva [Moscow], Gosudarstvennyi muzei izobrazitel'nykh iskusstv imeni A.S. Pushkina: 2002

Seller ID: 39602


32 pages; Clean and tight in original stiff pictorial wrappers. Exhibition catalogue of works portraying eighteenth century Russian fashion and traditional dress. OCLC 51275470 View more info

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Zhenshchina-telegrafist v Rossii i za granitseiu ["The Female telegrapher in Russia and abroad"]

By: Shchegolev, Vladimir Nikolaevich

Price: $299.99

Publisher: S.-Peterburg [St. Petersburg, Russia], Tipografiya T-va "Obshchestvennaia pol’za": 1894

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 41482


81 pages; Contemporary dark green pebbled cloth, red leather label lettered in gilt mounted to the spine. Original printed wrappers bound in. With two bookplates mounted to the front paste-down endpaper: "Biblioteka G. V. Yudina" and a Library of Congress bookplate identifying this volume as once part of the massive Yudin Collection, amassed by Gennadii Vasil'evich Yudin in Tarakanovo (Eastern Siberia). Yudin offered to sell his collection to the Library of... View more info

Shakhmatnaia igra: kratkoe posobie [The Game of Chess: A Brief Guide] (Text in Russian)

By: Sokol'skii, A. P. (Aleksei Pavlovich) [Alexey P. Sokolsky 1908-1972]

Price: $49.99

Publisher: Minsk [Belarus], Gosudarstvennoe izd-vo BSSR, Redaktsiia nauchno-tekhnicheskoi: 1959

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 40643


196 & [1] pages; Publisher's two-tone boards (beige and blue), with lettering and decorative device depicting two chess pieces and a chessboard -- spine in blue-grey cloth, lettered in black. Just a touch of light wear to the binding, and some inevitable toning to the text block. Text in Russian throughout. Alexey Pavlovich Sokolsky was a Ukrainian-Belarusian chess player of International Master level in board play, who achieved special standing and importance in cor... View more info

Image for Gate of the Resurrection and a Picture of the Virgin Mother at Moscow [ Hand-colored wood engraving ]

Gate of the Resurrection and a Picture of the Virgin Mother at Moscow [ Hand-colored wood engraving ]

By: Unknown

Price: $19.94

Publisher: Philadelphia, Illustrated London News: 1856

Seller ID: 41898


from the Illustrated London News; Wood Engraving; 1 pages; Nicely hand-colored wood engraving of Gate of the Resurrection at Moscow from Illustrated London News (Sept 20, 1856). Image measures 8" X 6 1/4" (14" x 11" matted). Matted in white stock with clear mylar. Miraculous properties have always been attributed to icons of the Iberian Virgin. In the distant past of Byzantium an image of the Virgin is said to have brought one of the wars of iconocl... View more info