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Henri Barbusse: Asnieres 1874 - Moscou 1935
Moscou - Leningrad: Cooperative d'Editions Des Ouvriers Etrangers En U.R.S.S. 1935. First Edition. 12mo. Staple-bound wrappers; 16pp. Discoloration to edges of wrappers, general soil; internally clean & fresh. Extremely scarce eulogy for Barbusse, a communist pacifist writer best known for his WWI novel, "Le Feu". He died in Moscow while...
[Item #3794]
Price: $60.00
 
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Sammelband of 9 Russian- and Ukrainian-language Revolutionary Imprints
V.p. 1905-1910. 1. Leone, Enriko [Enrico Leone]. Sindikalizm. [Moscow: Pechatnoe Delo, 1907.] viii,174pp. First Russian edition, published the same year as the first Italian edition, translated by G. Kirdetsoca. Leone, a journalist and economist, was one of the top Italian national syndicalists. His current work outlines the history and theories...
[Item #21691]
Price: $750.00
 
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A Short History of the Young Communist League of the Soviet Union
Moscow: Co-Operative Publishing Society of Foreign Workers in the U.S.S.R. 1934. First English Language Edition. 12mo (18.75cm.); original off-white pictorial card wrappers; 69pp. Wrappers toned and a bit worn from handling, interior fine. Very Good.
[Item #26296]
Price: $15.00
 
A Short History of the Young Communist League of the Soviet Union. A. AFONIN.
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Soviet Union Review. Vol. VIII, No. 4 (April, 1930)
Washington, D.C. Soviet Union Information Bureau, 1930. First Edition. Single issue of the official organ of the Soviet Union Information Bureau, which until official recognition in 1933 functioned as the de facto embassy of the Soviet Union in America. The current issue reprints an article by Joseph Stalin ("Dizziness From...
[Item #14352]
Price: $25.00
 
Soviet Union Review. Vol. VIII, No. 4 (April, 1930). AGRICULTURAL COLLECTIVES, Joseph STALIN.
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Crazy Evdokia
Moscow: Progress Publishers, [1979]. First English Language Edition. Octavo (21.5cm.); original white pictorial wrappers; 132pp.; illus. Wrappers a bit shelf-worn, old price sticker to upper cover, United States distributor's sticker to rear cover. About Very Good. Collection of Russian children's stories.
[Item #28527]
Price: $25.00
 
Crazy Evdokia. Anatoly ALEXIN, trans Fainna Glagoleva.
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Frossia
New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, [1944]. First American Edition. Octavo (20.5cm.); original cloth in green pictorial dust jacket by Kurt Werth; [6],358pp. Minor rubbing to jacket extremities, top textblock edge a bit dust-soiled, else Very Near Fine. "A Novel of Russia" (upper jacket panel), by a British author of...
[Item #26560]
Price: $30.00
 
Frossia. Edith Martha ALMEDINGEN.
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Capitalst [sic] America, Socalist [sic] Russia
N.p, n.d. [St. Petersburg: 1918-1919?]. Bolshevik propaganda leaflet addressed to American and British occupying forces during the Russian Revolution. The text encourages soldiers to stand in class solidarity with their Soviet comrades and to reject "the tyranny of your Tzars Morgan, Rothchild and Rockefeller." Soldiers are advised to break military...
[Item #19982]
Price: $750.00
 
Capitalst [sic] America, Socalist [sic] Russia. "Amerikanskii", pseud.
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Youth of the Happy Land
New York: Youth Publishers, n.d. [1934]. First Edition. 12mo (18cm.); original white pictorial staplebound wrappers; 44,[2](ads)pp.; illus. Faint dampstaining, else Very Good and sound. Propaganda pamphlet on Soviet education and youth culture, adorned with photographs of smiling children, handsome young men, and skiing beauties.
[Item #25421]
Price: $30.00
 
Youth of the Happy Land. Lillian ANDREWS.
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Archive of 51 Original Pencil and Ink Portraits of Ukrainian Refugees, Mannheim (Germany) Displaced Persons Camp, ca 1946
[Mannheim, Germany]: [ca 1946]. A remarkable relic of a dark chapter in American-Soviet relations. Immediately following the end of the Second World War, many German prison camps were "repurposed" by American and Soviet occupation governments to house the millions of stalag survivors and Displaced Persons left homeless at the end...
[Item #17654]
Price: $4,800.00
 
Archive of 51 Original Pencil and Ink Portraits of Ukrainian Refugees, Mannheim (Germany) Displaced Persons Camp, ca 1946. Anonymous Artist.
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Red Gaols: A Woman's Experiences in Russian Prisons...Preface to the English edition by...Alban Goodier...Foreword to the French edition by Fr. Christiophe Dumont
London: Burns Oates & Washbourne Ltd. [1935]. First English Language Edition. Small octavo (19cm.); original cloth in white pictorial dust jacket printed in red and black; x,67pp.; plain photographic frontispiece, illus. Dust jacket with large loss to upper cover, lower half of spine perished, splitting along folds, toning. Near Fine...
[Item #24721]
Price: $45.00
 
Red Gaols: A Woman's Experiences in Russian Prisons...Preface to the English edition by...Alban Goodier...Foreword to the French edition by Fr. Christiophe Dumont. ANONYMOUS, trans O B., preface Alban Goodier, foreword Fr. Christophe Dumont.
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America's Answer to the Russian Challenge. In Which Electric Power, as a common denominator, is requisitioned to throw light on the Russian enigma and the challenge it presents to Western Civilization
San Francisco: Farallon Press, 1931. First, Limited Edition. The author, a hydroelectric engineer, presents the results of his first-hand survey of Soviet electrification projects in 1930. He concludes that Individualism has and will continue to trump Collectivism on the path to progress. Well-illustrated with halftones and three mounted color plates...
[Item #12924]
Price: $95.00
 
America's Answer to the Russian Challenge. In Which Electric Power, as a common denominator, is requisitioned to throw light on the Russian enigma and the challenge it presents to Western Civilization. ANTI-SOVIET PROPAGANDA, ELECTRIFICATION, Robert SIBLEY.
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Spring
Moscow: Foreign Languages Publishing House, 1954. First English Language Edition. 12mo (17cm). Tan cloth boards; dustjacket; blue top-stain; integral ribbon bookmark; 363pp. Near Fine, apparently unread copy in lightly rubbed jacket. Five social-realist stories depicting life on Soviet collective farms. Translated from the Russian by Margaret Wettlin; with an unattributed...
[Item #23716]
Price: $25.00
 
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Post-Caviar: Barnstorming With The Russian Grand Opera
New York: Longmans, Green and Co. 1939. First Edition. Octavo (21cm). Pictorial coth boards, stamped in red on spine and front cover; dustjacket; 210pp; decorated endpapers; illus. Ownership signature in ink to front endpaper, else a tight, fine, unmarked copy. In an indifferent example of the pictorial dustwrapper, spine-toned, soiled...
[Item #20145]
Price: $25.00
 
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The Russian Revolution [...] A Narrative and a Guide for Reading
[London]: Labour Research Department, [1923]. Second Edition. Octavo (21cm.); original green staplebound wrappers; 35pp. Wrappers separated and exceedingly brittle with browning and shallow losses throughout extremities, interior fine. Good only overall. Syllabus Series No. 6. Brief overview of the Revolution from the communist standpoint with a new preface. See SMELE...
[Item #30091]
Price: $15.00
 
The Russian Revolution [...] A Narrative and a Guide for Reading. R. Page ARNOT.
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Soviet Russia and Her Neighbors
New York: Vanguard Press, [1927]. First Edition. 12mo (18.25cm.); original orange blind-ruled cloth stamped in black; xxiv,175pp.; pictorial endpapers. Attractive illustrated contemporary bookplate to front pastedown; Near Fine. Forms part of the series Vanguard Studies of Soviet Russia. "A rather sketchy general examination of Soviet foreign policy from 1917 to...
[Item #28902]
Price: $25.00
 
Soviet Russia and Her Neighbors. R. Page ARNOT.
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Soviet Russia and the Jews
New York: American Jewish League Against Communism, 1949. First Edition. Octavo (21.5cm.); original white staplebound wrapeprs printed in dark blue; 51pp. Wrapper extremities toned, else Near Fine.
[Item #27181]
Price: $25.00
 
Soviet Russia and the Jews. Gregor ARONSON.
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Typed Letter, signed. 1pp, to "Mr. Simon", dated November 15, 1941
Croton-on-Hudson: 1941. Regarding the recipient's letter to the Reader's Digest, of September 24 (Eastman had been hired as an editor for the conservative publication earlier in the same year). The subject appears to be the institution of the death penalty in the Soviet Union: "...Nobody questions the fact that the...
[Item #28255]
Price: $150.00
 
Typed Letter, signed. 1pp, to "Mr. Simon", dated November 15, 1941. AUTOGRAPHS & MANUSCRIPTS, RADICAL AUTHORS, Max EASTMAN.
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Proletarian Journey: New England, Gastonia, Moscow
New York: Hillman-Curl, 1937. First Edition. Large, thick octavo (24cm.); original cloth in red pictorial price-clipped dust jacket; xiv,[15]-352pp.; plain photographic frontispiece of Beal on the stand, 7 leaves of plates. Jacket edges rubbed with shallow chips and closed tears, spine quite faded; Fine in About Very Good jacket. Memoir...
[Item #23238]
Price: $75.00
 
Proletarian Journey: New England, Gastonia, Moscow. Fred E. BEAL.
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Igor's Summer: A Story of Our Russian Friends
New York: Russian War Relief, [1943]. First Edition. Octavo (22cm.); original tan pictorial paper-covered boards in matching dust jacket; 59pp.; two-toned (black and orange) illus. throughout. Jacket darkened along extremities, especially spine, shallow loss to spine crown, else Near Fine in About Very Good jacket. Contemporary ownership inscription to front...
[Item #30864]
Price: $40.00
 
Igor's Summer: A Story of Our Russian Friends. illus Kurt Wiese, Lorraine BEIM, Jerrold.
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The Far-Away Bride
New York: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1930. First Edition. Octavo (19.5cm.); original cloth in cream decorative price-clipped dust jacket printed in black and fuscia, top edge stained red; xiii,[5],445pp. Jacket spine toned with narrow 2-inch dampstain, spine ends a bit rubbed, else a Fine copy in Very Good jacket. Historical...
[Item #26547]
Price: $75.00
 
The Far-Away Bride. Stella BENSON.
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Pull Devil, Pull Baker
New York: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1933. First American Edition. Octavo (21.25cm.); original cloth, spine label printed on orange stock; green pictorial dust jacket; xiv,[2],275pp. Extremities rather dust-soiled, especially to top textblock edge, jacket spine a hint faded and rather cockled from damp. Very Good in About Very Good jacket...
[Item #26548]
Price: $75.00
 
Pull Devil, Pull Baker. Stella BENSON, Count Nicolas de Toulouse Lautrec de Savine.
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Paul Levi Ein Demokratischer Sozialist in Der Weimarer Repiblik
Frankfurt: Europaische Verlagsanstalt, 1969. First Edition. Octavo. Paperback; stiff card wrappers; 155pp; includes two leaves of black and white plates. Lightly age-toned; else a crsip, tight copy. Very Good.
[Item #15942]
Price: $25.00
 
Paul Levi Ein Demokratischer Sozialist in Der Weimarer Repiblik. Charlotte BERADT.
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Revolution Museum
Moscow: Foreign Languages Publishing House, 1958. First English Language Edition. 12mo (16.5cm.); original white pictorial card wrappers printed in orange and red; 118pp.; photographic illus. in text. Faint crease to top fore-edge of upper wrapper, spine mostly perished, interior fine. Good or better overall. History of the Museum of Revolution...
[Item #31022]
Price: $25.00
 
Revolution Museum. P. BEREZOV.
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The "Anti-Climax": the concluding chapter of my Russian Diary "The Bolshevik Myth"
Berlin: by the Author, 1925. First Edition. The "lost" final chapter of Berkman's 1925 Soviet memoir "The Bolshevik Myth," rejected from the book by publisher Horace Liveright for being insufficiently literary: Mr. Liveright rejected [the chapter] as an 'anti-climax' from a literary standpoint and insisted on leaving it out. Anxious...
[Item #29996]
Price: $200.00
 
The "Anti-Climax": the concluding chapter of my Russian Diary "The Bolshevik Myth" Alexander BERKMAN.
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The "Anti-Climax": the concluding chapter of my Russian Diary "The Bolshevik Myth"
Berlin: by the Author, 1925. First Edition. The "lost" final chapter of Berkman's 1925 Soviet memoir "The Bolshevik Myth," rejected from the book by publisher Horace Liveright for being insufficiently literary: Mr. Liveright rejected [the chapter] as an 'anti-climax' from a literary standpoint and insisted on leaving it out. Anxious...
[Item #30661]
Price: $125.00
 
The "Anti-Climax": the concluding chapter of my Russian Diary "The Bolshevik Myth" Alexander BERKMAN.


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