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Sammelband of 9 Russian- and Ukrainian-language Revolutionary Imprints
V.p. 1905-1910. Hardcover. 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...
[Item #21691]
Price: $750.00
 
Sammelband of 9 Russian- and Ukrainian-language Revolutionary Imprints
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Frossia
New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, [1944]. First American Edition. Hardcover. 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...
[Item #26560]
Price: $30.00
 
Frossia. Edith Martha ALMEDINGEN.
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Anathema: A Tragedy in Seven Scenes
New York: Macmillan, 1910. First American Edition. Hardcover. 12mo (18.5cm). Publisher's blind-stamped blue cloth, lettered in gilt on spine and front cover; vi, 211 + [4pp ads]. Spine ends and board corners just touched; ownership inscription to front pastedown, unobtrusive paper flaw to front free endpaper; still a fresh, Near...
[Item #33413]
Price: $45.00
 
Anathema: A Tragedy in Seven Scenes. Leonid ANDREYEV, trans Herman Bernstein.
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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. Hardcover. 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...
[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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Tradition and Revolution: the Jewish Renaissance in Russian Avant-Garde Art 1912-1928
Jerusalem: The Israel Museum, 1987. First Edition. Hardcover. Quarto. Pictorial thick card wrappers; French flaps; 262pp; illus. Spine a trifle sunned (still perfectly legible) else a tight, Near Fine copy free of markings or significant wear. Catalog of a 1987 exhibition at the Israel Museum, Jerusalem.
[Item #35265]
Price: $75.00
 
Tradition and Revolution: the Jewish Renaissance in Russian Avant-Garde Art 1912-1928. Ruth APTER-GABRIEL.
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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. Paperback. 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...
[Item #30091]
Price: $15.00
 
The Russian Revolution [...] A Narrative and a Guide for Reading. R. Page ARNOT.
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Leon Bakst and the Ballets Russes
London: Academy Editions, 1995. Hardcover. Revised edition. Quarto; black cloth boards (hardcover); dustjacket; 228pp; illus. Fine, unmarked copy in fine jacket. Scholarly monograph, well-illustrated, on Bakst's Art Nouveau set and costume designs for the Ballets Russes. This is a revised and updated edition of Spencer's 1973 work of the same title.
[Item #35263]
Price: $60.00
 
Leon Bakst and the Ballets Russes. BAKST, Charles SPENCER.
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The Far-Away Bride
New York: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1930. First Edition. Hardcover. 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...
[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. Hardcover. 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...
[Item #26548]
Price: $75.00
 
Pull Devil, Pull Baker. Stella BENSON, Count Nicolas de Toulouse Lautrec de Savine.
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The Twelve [Limited Edition, Signed by the Illustrator]
New York: William Edwin Rudge, 1931. First Thus. Hardcover. Deluxe edition of Blok's epic poem of the October Revolution which sold over two million copies in Russia within a year of its publication. This is a revision of the original English translation, first published in The Freeman in 1920. The...
[Item #27735]
Price: $400.00
 
The Twelve [Limited Edition, Signed by the Illustrator]. Alexander BLOK, lithographs George Biddle, Babette Deutsch, trans Abraham Yarmolinsky.
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The First President of the Republic of Labor: A Short Biographical Sketch of the Life and Work of Y.M. Sverdlov
New York: Workers Library Publishers, n.d. [ca. 1932]. First American Edition. Paperback. 12mo (18.5cm.); original blue and red decorative staplebound wrappers; 32pp.; photographic portrait frontispiece. Fine. Forms part of the Brief Biography Series. Brief biography of the Bolshevik Party leader Yakov Sverdlov (1885-1919).
[Item #26294]
Price: $25.00
 
The First President of the Republic of Labor: A Short Biographical Sketch of the Life and Work of Y.M. Sverdlov. C. BOBROVSKAYA, Tstsiliia Samoilovna Zelikson-Bobrovskaia.
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Russian Art Nouveau
New York: Rizzoli International, 1988. First American Edition. Hardcover. Quarto. Black cloth boards (hardcover); dustjacket; 400pp; illus. Tight, fine copy in barely edge-rubbed dustwrapper, very Near Fine. English-language translation of a work that first appeared in France in 1987. Exceptionally well-illustrated monograph.
[Item #35264]
Price: $50.00
 
Russian Art Nouveau. Elena A. BORISOVA, Grigory Sternin.
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Socialist Realist Painting
New Haven: Yale University Press, 1998. First Edition. Hardcover. Quarto. Red cloth boards (hardcover); dustjacket; xviii, 506pp; illus. Tight, Near Fine copy in bright, unworn dustwrapper. A new-appearing copy, but lacking the publisher's card slipcase.
[Item #35260]
Price: $95.00
 
Socialist Realist Painting. Matthew Cullerne BOWN.
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Socialist Realist Painting
New Haven: Yale University Press, 1998. First Edition. Hardcover. Quarto. Red cloth boards (hardcover); dustjacket; xviii, 506pp; illus. Fine copy in bright, unworn dustwrapper and publisher's card slipcase. About as-new.
[Item #35261]
Price: $125.00
 
Socialist Realist Painting. Matthew Cullerne BOWN.
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Socialist Realist Painting
New Haven: Yale University Press, 1998. First Edition. Hardcover. Quarto. Red cloth boards (hardcover); dustjacket; xviii, 506pp; illus. Tight, Near Fine copy in clean dustwrapper with a bit of toning to lighter portions; lacking the publisher's card slipcase.
[Item #37396]
Price: $75.00
 
Socialist Realist Painting. Matthew Cullerne BOWN.
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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. John BRADLEY.
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The Bolsheviks in Russian Society: The Revolution and The Civil Wars
New Haven: Yale University Press, 1997. First Edition. Hardcover. Volume in which Eastern and Western scholars "draw on recently opened archives to challenge the commonly held view that the Bolsheviks enjoyed widespread support and that their early history was simply a march toward inevitable victory. They show instead that during...
[Item #33202]
Price: $25.00
 
The Bolsheviks in Russian Society: The Revolution and The Civil Wars. Vladimir N. BROVKIN.
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A Nemesis of Misgovernment
Philadelphia: Historical Publishing Company, 1900. First Edition. Hardcover. 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...
[Item #18743]
Price: $85.00
 
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Eclipse
New York: Dial Press, 1933. First Edition. Hardcover. Octavo (19.5cm.); original cloth in pictorial dust jacket; vi,[2],308pp. Very light wear to jacket extremities, some rather heavy dust-soil to spine and rear panel, else a Very Good or better, quite tight copy. Quite uncommon novel of a White Russian who flees...
[Item #31703]
Price: $75.00
 
Eclipse. Alexander H. CARASSO.
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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. William Henry CHAMBERLIN.
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The Deserted House
London: Barrie and Rockliff, [1967]. First U.K. Edition. Hardcover. Small octavo (20.25cm.); original cloth in grey decorative dust jacket lettered in red and white by Michael Harvey; 128pp. Jacket extremities a bit worn, short closed tear to spine crown not affecting text; Fine in Very Good jacket. Novel set in...
[Item #26053]
Price: $25.00
 
The Deserted House. Lydia CHUKOVSKAYA, trans Aline B. Werth.
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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. Paperback. Staple-bound pamphlet; 18pp. Wear to corners, pencil to cover sunned along edges, else a clean and sound copy.
[Item #9075]
Price: $20.00
 
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). COMINTERN.
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Why Communism? Plain Talks on Vital Problems
New York: Workers Library, 1933. First Edition. Paperback. First printing (of many) of Olgin's strident "Third Period" polemic, which attacks the New Deal as thinly-disguised fascism and calls for the immediate overthrow of Capitalism by any means necesssary. Olgin was editor of the Yiddish communist daily Freiheit. SEIDMAN O36. 12mo...
[Item #16383]
Price: $20.00
 
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The Protection of Labour in the U.S.S.R.
Moscow: Co-Operative Publishing Society of Foreign Workers in the U.S.S.R. 1933. First Edition. Paperback. Staple-bound pamphlet. 12mo, pictorial wrappers; 48pp. Minor edge-soil; Near Fine. Workers' safety, industrial hygiene, and working hours in Soviet production plants. Striking graphic cover in Social Realist style.
[Item #12118]
Price: $45.00
 
The Protection of Labour in the U.S.S.R. COMMUNISM, SOVIET UNION, Z. MOKHOV.


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