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1 A Ring Has No End
Armstrong, Thomas
New York William Sloane Associates 1958 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Good Jacket 
Clean blue cloth boards with silver lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, pages are clean. No names, writing or bookplates. 477 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has small edge chips, slight edgewear and some closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. "Here are war and peace, love and violence, in the chronicle of a noble Russian family--a thunderous cavalcade--from the Crimean War through decades of imperial luxury and licentiousness to the shattering aftermath of the revolution." 8vo. Fiction. 010923

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A Ring has No End, Armstrong, Thomas
2 A Ring has No End
Armstrong, Thomas
New York William Sloane Associates 1958 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Blue cloth boards with silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear, slight fading to board edges. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; tiny previous owner name on front fixed endpaper along spine edge. 477 pgs. Clean color illustrated dustjacket (by John Alan Maxwell) is not price clipped, has slight edge wear and short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. War, love and violence in this chronicle of a noble Russian family--from the Crimean War through decades of imperial luxury and licentiousness to the shattering aftermath of revolution. 8vo. historical Fiction. 013672

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Exit from Home, Heyman, Anita
3 Exit from Home
Heyman, Anita
New York Crown Publishers 1977 0-517-52903-3 / 9780517529034 First Edition, First Printing Hard Cover Near FIne Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean gray cloth boards with silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 277 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, has slight surface edge wear at spine corners. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A book written for young adults about a boy who had attended cheder, the religious school for Jewish boys near his small village in Russia, and participated in the events that led to the revolution of 1905. 8vo. Historical Fiction. 012957

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Red Bread, Hindus, Maurice
4 Red Bread
Hindus, Maurice
New York Jonathan Cape & Harrison Smith 1931 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Very Good no dust jacket 
First Edition ("First Published, 1931" on copyright page). Blind-stamped decorated red cloth boards have some fading and very light soiling. Gold lettering on spine. No fraying. Binding is tight and square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean and bright, with black top-stained upper page edges. Beautiful clean decorated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with photographs. 372 pages. Russia's collectiviation in photos and vivid description. 024382

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Leningrad, Kann, P.
5 Leningrad
Kann, P.
Moscow Foreign Languages Publishing House 1959 Hardbound Near Fine Very Good Jacket 
199+ pgs. Nr Fine in VG+ DJ Small hardbound travel guide with illustrated cover and clean bright DJ. All about the city of Leningrad with many b & w photos. Previous owner's name & date on front free endpaper. Sturdy, interesting little book in unchipped dustjacket (a few closed edge tears) with new mylar cover. "Printed in the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics". 001553

Price: 10.00 USD
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Toda Roba, Kazantzakis, Nikos (translated By Amy Mims)
6 Toda Roba
Kazantzakis, Nikos (translated By Amy Mims)
New York Simon & Schuster 1964 Stated First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean green boards with blind-stamped decoration, orange cloth spine with black lettering. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Previous owner name neatly penned on front free endpaper. 220 pgs. Dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with faintest hint of soiling. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Fiction. 011665

Price: 30.00 USD
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Seeing Russia, Newman, E. M.
7 Seeing Russia
Newman, E. M.
New York and London Funk & Wagnalls Company 1928 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
First Edition in original jacket. Clean green cloth boards with bright gold decoration and lettering on cover, bright gold lettering on spine. (Some spotting to spine from reaction with paper jacket). No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean map-illustrated endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. Over 300 illustrations from original photographs. 396 pp. with index. Dustjacket is clean (slight age-toning), has a few small edge chips and closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A remarkable narrative of the author's ten-thousand-mile journey through Soviet Russia. Illustrated with the first uncensored photographs to go out of Russia after the Soviet Government was established. 020623

Price: 35.00 USD
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The Snows of December, Olivier, Daria
8 The Snows of December
Olivier, Daria
New York McGraw Hill 1959 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Very clean blue cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying, hint of wear at top of spine. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 307 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has slight edge wear, a few small nicks and closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Turbulent, exciting 1825 Russia--this book recaptures the grand tradition of the Russian novel. 8vo. Historical Fiction. 012477

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9 The Notebooks of Sologdin
Panin, Dimitri
New York/London Harcourt Brace Jovanovich 1973 0-15-166995-3 / 9780151669950 Stated First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Edition, with publisher's review slip laid in. Clean unfaded black boards with clean beige cloth spine, gold and black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers, no names, writing or bookplates, with slight offset (brown shadow) from newspaper clipping which was enclosed. Clean unfaded dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, with one tiny closed tear at top edge of rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. The author gives his own account of life in death camps in the Soviet Union. 8vo. Biography. 016790

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Grey is the Color of Hope, Ratushinskaya, Irina
10 Grey is the Color of Hope
Ratushinskaya, Irina
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1988 0-394-57140-1 / 9780394571409 Stated First American Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First American Edition. Clean white boards with clean black cloth spine, black lettering on cover, silver lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean and bright, with slight dust-speckling to top page edges. Clean illustrated endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 355 pgs. Dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with hint of very light soiling, a few tiny closed edge tears. Photo of author and her husband on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. The memoir of a young female Soviet poet, who spent four years as a political prisoner in a labor camp. 8vo. Biography. 016513

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Virgin Soil Unturned (Book Two), Sholokhov, Mikhail
11 Virgin Soil Unturned (Book Two)
Sholokhov, Mikhail
Moscow Foreign Languages Publishing House 1960 Hardcover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Very clean brown cloth boards with black illustration, red and white lettering on cover, red and white lettering on spine. No bumping, no wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Translated from the Russian by Robert Daglish, designed by S. Telingater. 465 pgs. Clean unfaded dustjacket with beautiful wrap-around illustration is unchipped, has hint of very slight edgewear and tiny closed tears at top spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. This novel was awarded the Lenin Prize in 1960. Although the period described (1930, the days of collectivisation), the whole novel is permeated with the thoughts and feelings of more modern times. 018394

Price: 30.00 USD
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Road to Volgograd, Sillitoe, Alan
12 Road to Volgograd
Sillitoe, Alan
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1964 Stated First American Edition Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Jacket 
Stated First American Edition in original unclipped dust jacket. Clean turquoise cloth boards with blind-stamped lettering on cover, gold lettering and decoration on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 176 pages. Dust jacket is not price clipped, a few tiny chips at top and bottom spine edges, blue ink stain on rear panel, author's photograph on inside rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A young English novelist's journey through the Soviet Union in the mid-sixties (author also wrote "The Loneliness of the Long-Distance Runner', "The General", and others. 024839

Price: 10.00 USD
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Red Peak: A Personal Account of the British-Soviet Expedition, Slesser, Malcolm
13 Red Peak: A Personal Account of the British-Soviet Expedition
Slesser, Malcolm
New York Coward McCann 1964 Stated First American Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean blue cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. Maps on endpapers. 256 pgs. with index. Illustrated with photographs. Clean, unfaded dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with one 1/4" closed edge tear and mere hint of wear at top of spine. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. An account of the first joint British-Soviet mountaineering expedition--an event that became a minor milestone in East-West relations as well as a triumph in high-altitude climbing as they reached the summit of Pik Kommunizma, the highest mountain of remote Soviet Asia's formidable Pamirs. 8vo. Mountaineering. 012377

Price: 15.00 USD
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Siberian Passage: An Explorer's Search Into the Russian Arctic, Tolmachoff, I. P.
14 Siberian Passage: An Explorer's Search Into the Russian Arctic
Tolmachoff, I. P.
New Brunswick Rutgers University Press 1949 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean light green cloth boards with black lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean maps on endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. 238 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, has slight wear at top edge of spine. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Exploration. 012860

Price: 25.00 USD
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Fathers & Sons, Turgenev, Ivan S.
15 Fathers & Sons
Turgenev, Ivan S.
New York Heritage Press 1941 Hard Cover Near Fine Fine Slipcase Jacket Fritz Eichenberg, Illustrator 
Clean red cloth boards with gold illustration on cover, gold title box on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Tasteful previous owner bookplate on front fixed endpaper. 235 pgs. Illustrated with beautiful wood engravings by Fritz Eichenberg. Original Heritage Club Sandglass pamphlet laid in. Housed in clean, unfaded original slipcase (no cracking or chipping). Literature. 012618

Price: 15.00 USD
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16 Rising Tide: The Untold Story of the Russian Submarines That Fought the Cold War
Weir, Gary E. And Walter J. Boyne
New York Basic Books, Inc. 2003 0-465-09112-1 / 9780465091126 First Edition Hard Cover Near FIne Fine Jacket 
Clean black boards with bright silver lettering on spine. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. Clean black endpapers. 354 pgs. with index. Illustrated with photographs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no wear or tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. War/Military. 010644

Price: 18.00 USD
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17 Russia, Hopes and Fears
Werth, Alexander
New York Simon & Schuster 1969 671-20333-9 Stated First American Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Fine Jacket 
Very clean black cloth boards with gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Previous owner name at top edge of front free endpaper. 352 pgs. with index. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. "One of the most fascinating and most controversial books I've ever read about the Soviet Union" - Ernest J. Simmons 8vo. Russia. 010332

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