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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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Lenin in the October Revolution: Reminiscences of Participants
Moscow: Co-Operative Publishing Society of Foreign Workers in the U.S.S.R. 1934. Staple-bound pamphlet; 88pp. Pencil date to sunned and slightly foxed cover, pages foxed, wear to spine-ends and corners, else very good.
[Item #9054]
Price: $18.75
 
Lenin in the October Revolution: Reminiscences of Participants
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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)
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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
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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
 
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Budme Pevni! Socialismus ano Okupace Ne!! [We Are United! Socialism Yes - Occupation No!]
[Prague: 1968]. An iconic image from the 1968 Soviet invasion of of Czechoslovakia. The producers of such works, operating in haste and secrecy, intended them for immediate wheat-pasting onto walls (whereafter the occupying Soviet forces would have done their best to ensure an extremely ephemeral survival time), and thus paid...
[Item #19727]
Price: $2,500.00
 
Budme Pevni! Socialismus ano Okupace Ne!! [We Are United! Socialism Yes - Occupation No!]
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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
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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 State Publishing House - Yes to Books, No to Vodka)
Moscow: State Publishing House Gosizdat, [1920]. The somewhat impressionistic image is of a peasant receiving inspiration through literacy training while a discarded, broken bottle of vodka occupies the foreground. The great Soviet literacy campaign ("Likbez") of the Twenties and Thirties brought the national literacy rate from around 40 percent to...
[Item #16207]
Price: $1,200.00
 
- - (The State Publishing House - Yes to Books, No to Vodka)
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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
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German Miners in the Don Bas: How Unemployed Miners Help to Build Socialism
New York: Workers Library Publishers, 1931. Staple-bound pamphlet; 18pp. Pencil mark to sunned, foxed and stained cover, bottom of spine torn to lower staple, corners of cover and pages creased, rear cover slightly torn and worn across top, else very good.
[Item #9049]
Price: $12.00
 
German Miners in the Don Bas: How Unemployed Miners Help to Build Socialism
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Soviet Cinema: Directors and Films. Compiled by Alexander S. Birkos
Hamden, CT: Archon Books, 1976. First edition. Octavo. Original black cloth, 344pp. Very good + with minor dusting to page edges. Dustjacket is very good + with minimal chipping to edgesof spine and rear flap. Slight rubbing to dustjacket spine and panels, original price intact.
[Item #11945]
Price: $30.00
 
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Allied Intervention in Russia 1917-1920
New York: Basic Books, 1968. First Edition. Octavo. Cloth boards; dustjacket; 251pp. Fine, unread copy in barely edge-rubbed jacket. A new-appearing copy.
[Item #20158]
Price: $25.00
 
Allied Intervention in Russia 1917-1920
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The Economics of Communism: the Soviety Economy in its World Relation
New York: Workers Library Publishers, [1939]. A brief demonstration of the Soviet Union's economic expansion, especially between 1929 and 1933, years that coincided with the decline of U.S. and world production. Title page verso: "This pamphlet is the text of a speech delivered at Town Hall, New York, February 27...
[Item #21025]
Price: $15.00
 
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Leninism
New York: International Publishers, 1934. Wraps. Very Good. 12mo. Staple-bound pamphlet; 31pp. Mild soil to covers; internally fine.
[Item #3860]
Price: $12.00
 
Leninism
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A Nemesis of Misgovernment
Philadelphia: Historical Publishing Company, 1900. First Edition. A massive study of Imperial Russian politics, with much on the Russo-Japanese War, the ascension of Nicholas II, and the growth of Russian nihilism. Illustrated throughout with halftones and relief engravings. A really stunning copy of a book which is typically found in...
[Item #18743]
Price: $85.00
 
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The Russian Enigma: An Interpretation
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1943. First Edition. "Dispassionate" interpretation of Soviet culture, by a long-time Moscow correspondent for the Christian Science Monitor. Octavo. Tan cloth boards, lettered in red on spine and front cover; dustjacket; 321pp. Near fine, unmarked copy in the original dustwrapper, lightly worn at edges; Very...
[Item #20034]
Price: $25.00
 
The Russian Enigma: An Interpretation
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Chinese Testament: The Autobiography of Tan Shih-hua
London: Victor Gollancz, 1934. First Edition. First hand account of life during the Xinhai Revolution of 1911, in which the author's family played an active part. The author was a student of Tretiakov's in the Russian College of the University of Peking. Octavo (19cm). Black cloth boards, lettered in gilt...
[Item #14936]
Price: $45.00
 
Chinese Testament: The Autobiography of Tan Shih-hua
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Brain-Washing. A Synthesis of the Russian Text Book on Psychopolitics. Including an Address by Beria, Formerly Head of the Russian Secret Police
Burbank: American Public Relations Forum, [ca 1959]. First edition. Early reprint of the infamous "Brain Washing Manual," originally published in 1955 and generally attributed to Lafayette Ronald "L. Ron" Hubbard, founder of Dianetics and Scientology. Purporting to be expose of Soviet mass mind-control techniques, the manual in fact provides a....
[Item #12063]
Price: $75.00
 
Brain-Washing. A Synthesis of the Russian Text Book on Psychopolitics. Including an Address by Beria, Formerly Head of the Russian Secret Police
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The Big Brainwash
Toronto: Northern Book House, 1958. First Edition. A remarkable Cold War document, written by the career Soviet apologist (editor of the pro-Soviet journal "Northern Notes") Dyson Carter. Carter contrasts - at considerable length - the realities of the post-Sputnik USSR against the mythically primitive culture caricatured in the mainstream American...
[Item #15011]
Price: $20.00
 
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To Women The World Over! Report of the Women's Anti-Fascist Meeting Held in Moscow on September 7, 1941
Moscow: Foreign Languages Publishing House, 1941. First Edition. Octavo. Staple-bound pamphlet; printed paper wrappers; 58pp. Slight external soil; text paper toned; Very Good.
[Item #18877]
Price: $25.00
 
To Women The World Over! Report of the Women's Anti-Fascist Meeting Held in Moscow on September 7, 1941
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The World Crisis and the International Class Struggle (An outline of the debates and decisions of the XI Plenum of the E.C.C.I., held in March-April, 1931)
New York: Workers Library Publishers, 1931. Staple-bound pamphlet; 18pp. Wear to corners, pencil to cover sunned along edges, else a clean and sound copy.
[Item #9075]
Price: $18.75
 
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Falsifiers of History: An Historical Document on the Origins of World War II
New York: Committee for Promotion of Peace, (1948). Soviet anti-Western propaganda, published shortly after WWII; accuses the Allies of conspiring to isolate the Soviet Union and to encourage Nazi aggression as a means of toppling the Bolshevik regime. The essay originally appeared in English in "Soviet Union Today;" this reprint...
[Item #18408]
Price: $25.00
 
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[Item #16252]
Price: $15.00
 
The Albanian People Have Been and Are With The Just Cause of the Peoples. Speech of the head of the delegation of the PSR of Albania at the 32nd session of the General Assembly of the UNO
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Borodin: Stalin's Man in China
Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1981. First Edition. Octavo. Cloth boards; dustjacket; 369pp; illus. Includes bibliography. Old coffee stain to outer margin of text block, else tight and unmarked. A Good reading copy, in lightly rubbed dustwrapper.
[Item #15856]
Price: $15.00
 
Borodin: Stalin's Man in China


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