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1 A Ring Has No End
Armstrong, Thomas
New York William Sloane Associates 1958 First 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 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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Metro Stop Dostoevsky: Travels in Russian Time, Bengis, Ingrid
3 Metro Stop Dostoevsky: Travels in Russian Time
Bengis, Ingrid
New York North Point Press 2003 0865476721 / 9780865476721 First Hardcover Near Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean beige boards with beinge spine, metallic lettering on spine. No bumping or wear; small dot (remainder mark) on bottom text block edges - no other marks. Binding is tight and square, pages are clean and bright with clean endpapers. 337 pages. Clean jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Author's fascinating account of her time living in Russia (St. Petersburg). 027248

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Katia, Bibesco, Princess Marthe
4 Katia
Bibesco, Princess Marthe
Garden City, New York Doubleday Doran 1939 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated "First Edition" in unclipped original dust jacket. Clean unfaded black cloth boards with pink title box, gold lettering and decoration on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with previous owner name neatly penned on front free endpaper. No other marks. Frontispiece photo portrait of "Katia". 256 pages. Clean illustrated dust jacket is not price clipped (2.50 on front inside flap), has slight edge wear and some tiny edge chips, a few short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Scarce and brilliant historical novel of the little Princess whose romance with Czar Alexander II all but changed the fate of Russia. 025140

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All Night Long, Caldwell, Erskine
5 All Night Long
Caldwell, Erskine
New York Duell, Sloan, & Pierce 1942 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean dark blue cloth boards with silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Fading to top spine edge (1/8"). No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 283 pgs. Bright illustrated dustjacket is not price clipped (2.50 on front inside flap); has very shallow chipping at top spine edge, hint of fading to spine, hint of soiling to rear panel. Author's photo on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A novel about Russian guerrillas carrying on the terrible struggle on the border between White Russia and Great Russia on the Central Front. When the Germans strike through this region, the guerrillas band together in a marsh under the leadership of a heroic brigadier, Pavlenko. They send out parties on night raids to wreck trains, burn down radio stations, kill sentries, ambush German trucks. 017512

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6 The Country of the Blind
Counts, George S. & Nucia Lodge
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1949 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean brown cloth boards with darker brown lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. No names, writing or bookplates. Pages are clean and bright. Clean dustjacket has not been price clipped, has very minor edgewear, tiny chips at top spine corners (smaller than a pea). Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 005686

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Through Russian Snows - Napoleon's Retreat from Moscow, Henty, G. A.
7 Through Russian Snows - Napoleon's Retreat from Moscow
Henty, G. A.
London Blackie and Son Limited N.D. Later printing Hardcover Very Good No Dust jacket 
Historical novel - decorated British binding (green cloth boards with orange, cream, white, green and white scene of armed soldier trudging through snow on cover. White and black lettering on cover, black lettering and large portrait of Napoleon on spine. A few tiny spots of wear at top spine edge. Binding is tight, no cracking; small previous owner last name on front free endpaper. Color frontis illustration by John de Walton, four additional black and white plates. 352 pages. A little light foxing to preliminary pages. No date of publication, circa 1900. Protected in clear removable mylar cover. 022368

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Exit from Home, Heyman, Anita
8 Exit from Home
Heyman, Anita
New York Crown Publishers 1977 0-517-52903-3 / 9780517529034 First 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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9 I Owe Russia $1200
Hope, Bob
Garden City Doubleday & Co. 1963 Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Clean red cloth boards with black cloth spine, silver and red lettering on spine. No bumped corners. Binding is tight & square, pages are clean and bright. No names or marks inside. Clean bright dustjacket has not been price clipped, is unchipped, with one small (1/3") closed tear at upper left corner on spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 005251

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10 The Embezzlers
Kataev, Valentine
New York The Dial Press 1929 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Good Jacket 
Very clean maroon cloth boards with blind-stamped decoration on cover, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean and bright. No names, writing or bookplates. Maroon topstained edges. 300 pgs. Translated from the Russian by Leonide Zarine. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has some chipping and edgewear. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Fiction. 008672

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Night Never Ending, Komorowski, Eugenjusz Andrei (with Joseph L. Gilmore)
11 Night Never Ending
Komorowski, Eugenjusz Andrei (with Joseph L. Gilmore)
Chicago Henry Regnery 1974 0809290286 / 9780809290284 First Unknown Binding Near Fine Near Fine Jacket Signed
First Edition, First Printing in clean unclipped dust jacket, SIGNED by author Joseph Gilmore. Clean black boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with very slight browning to front free endpaper from enclosed Wall Street Journal article on book subject (Katyn atrocity). Signed by author on front free endpaper: "Best wishes - Joseph L. Gilmore". 285 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. True story of the only survivor of the liquidation in Russia's Katyn Forest of 15,000 Polish soldier-prisoners - and of his 35-year flight from his would-be executioners. 024172

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Seeing Russia, Newman, E. M.
12 Seeing Russia
Newman, E. M.
New York and London Funk & Wagnalls Company 1928 First 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
13 The Snows of December
Olivier, Daria
New York McGraw Hill 1959 First 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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The White Devil of the Black Sea, Palen, Lewis Stanton
14 The White Devil of the Black Sea
Palen, Lewis Stanton
New York A. L. Burt 1924 Reprint Hardcover Very Good+ fair Jacket 
A. L. Burt edition in original dust jacket. Clean green cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 298 pages. Dust jacket is a bit ragged, with piece missing at base of spine, shallow chipping at tears at top spine edge, closed tears, light soiling. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. True tales (with characters disguised under fictitious names) of a dare-devil of a Russian nobleman under the rule of the Bolsheviks. 021489

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Russia in War and Peace, Palmer, Alan
15 Russia in War and Peace
Palmer, Alan
New York Macmillan 1972 First Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Stated First Printing in unclipped dust jacket. Clean blue-black cloth boards with gold decoration on cover, gold lettering on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean decorated endpapers (very small previous owner name at top edge of front free endpaper). Lavishly illustrated in black and white and color, maps. 224 pages with index. Clean dust jacket designed by Rodney Josey is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped (jacket illustration is "The Retreat from Moscow" by Vereshchagin. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Author Alan Palmer places the events of "War and Peace" in their historical context, providing an introductory survey to the tumultuous and changing Russia that formed the background for the novel. His brilliant, sweeping study of the society and life of the Alexandrine Age emphasizes the facets that Tolstoy developed--the importance of the peasantry, the influence of French culture, the religiosity of the simple Russian mind, the cruel hardships of the war and its aftermath. 027441

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16 Eyewitness: A Personal Account of the Unraveling of the Soviet Union
Pozner, Vladamir
New York Random House 1992 0-679-41202-6 / 9780679412021 First Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
Clean white boards with red cloth spine, silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. Clean, crisp dustjacket has not been price clipped, is unchipped and enclosed in new mylar cover. 8vo. Russia. 006642

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Police-State Methods in the Soviet Union, Rousset, David
17 Police-State Methods in the Soviet Union
Rousset, David
Boston Beacon Press 1953 First Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
First Edition in original glassine wrapper. CLean light gray boards with red illustration and lettering on cover, unfaded black cloth spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean with clean blank endpapers - no names, writing or bookplates. Prepared by The International Commission Against Concentrationist Regimes under the direction of David Rousset. Translated by Charles R. Joy. Edited by Jerzy G. Gliksman. 64 pages. Clean glassine wrapper. 026981

Price: 18.00 USD
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The Historical Nights' Entertainment, Sabatini, Rafael
18 The Historical Nights' Entertainment
Sabatini, Rafael
Boston / New York Houghton Mifflin 1938 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition (copyright 1938, with 1938 on title page) in unclipped original jacket. Clean red cloth boards with gold decorative square on cover, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers with small previous owner name neatly penned on front fixed endpaper. 296 pp. Dustjacket is clean, not price clipped (2.50 on front inside flap), slight edge wear and a few tiny closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Strange tales from history retold, keeping narrowly to the fact, but presented with all the liveliness of fiction in a selection of dramatic or bizarre episodes from actual history involving such persons as Catherine of Russia, Catherine de' Medici, Christine of Sweden, Elizabeth of England. Scarce book in jacket. 020868

Price: 150.00 USD
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The Gold Crew, Scortia, Thomas N and Frank M Robinson
19 The Gold Crew
Scortia, Thomas N and Frank M Robinson
New York Warner Books 1980 0446512028 / 9780446512022 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing, with full number line on copyright page. Clean light beige boards with clean green cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers illustrated with blueprint of U.S.S. Alaska; no names, writing or marks. 435 pp. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped (11.95 on front inside flap), unchipped, a few very tiny edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A suspenseful novel about a mammoth missle-bearing submarine on patrol and cut off from contact with the outside world, being deliberately misled to believe that Russia had attacked the U.S. 019704

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Fear No Evil, Sharansky, Natan
20 Fear No Evil
Sharansky, Natan
New York Random House Inc 1988 0394558782 / 9780394558783 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Edition with correct number line, in unclipped jacket. Clean beige boards with unfaded burgundy cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean burgundy endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 437 pp. with index. Illustrated with black & white photographs. Dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with a few tiny closed edge tears, faintest hint of light soiling. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Remarkable story of author's defiance of the Kremlin, his nine years as a KGB prisoner, told with warmth, intelligence and humor by a man of exceptional courage. 018875

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