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London:Hurst and Blackett, Publishers. 1870. 1st edition. viii+352pp+2pp ads and vi+344pp+16pp ads. Both volumes with color frontispiece. Hardcovers. Both volumes' decorated covers mottled across boards with spine strips sun-faded. Page edges soiled. Internally, volume 1 has a bookseller ticket to inside front board with a previous owners name inked to verso of frontispiece. The second volume has a different previous owners name penciled to verso of frontispiece. Purple end-pages in both volumes lightly soiled with light foxing to first and last few pages of both volumes. The bindings are tight and hinges all intact. A very good, solid set.
FROM LEGALITY TO THE UNDERGROUND. (1921-1922) WITH SUPPLEMENT: G. KUCHIN-ORANSKII: NOTES ON THE MENSHEVIK UNDERGROUND ACTIVITIES IN RUSSIA IN 1923-24.
Stanford, CA: The Hoover Institution on War, Revolution, and Peace. Stanford University. 1968. 201pp. Hardcover with dust jacket. Intro in English, text in Russian. A very good copy with very good dust jacket.
Washington; Library of Congress, 1950. First Edition. Blue paper softcover, stapled binding. v+158pp. Very Good- condition. Foxing to blue wrappers. Interior clean, unmarked, and securely bound. (cfm)
London:Hurst and Blackett, Ltd. (1936). 287 + 16pp ads. Hardcover. Black boards lightly soiled and shelf-worn. Internally, other than a previous owners name stamped to 1st free end-page and some light foxing scattered throughout, a very good copy. Binding is tight and hinges intact. *"The four cases making up this book have been carefully chose; not only for their intrinsic historical value, but even more particularly on account of what may be termed their representative quality. Thus: The Assassination of Premier Stolypin was an affair entirely concerned with Russian interior politics, although not without a degree of outside foreign influence; The Theft of the Baranova Formula, on the other hand, was a matter of espionage pure and simple, that is to say, mainly involving a rival foreign power; The Brest-Litovsk Drainage Contract represents a special branch of espionage, one entering directly into the sphere of practical politics; while, finally, The Black Mass of Hannula, being an off case, stands in a class apart, and is only included on account of its individual interest and as showing the unexpected sort of work in which an Intelligence officer might under exceptional circumstances be engaged."
Moscow:Progress Publishers. (1966). 1st edition. 441pp. Hardcover with dust jacket. Book in very good, clean condition, inside and out. The dust jacket is in good condition, still in one piece, but lightly soiled and shelfworn, with chips and tears to edges and folds. *"This book tells the reader how in October, 1917 the peasants and workers of Russia, under the guidance of the Communist Party, accomplished the greatest revolution the world had ever known. It depicts the triumphant march of Soviet power and the first post-revolutionary transformations in the country. It illustrates the manifold activities of Lenin, the leader of the revolution; of the Central Committee of the Party, its local organisations, the work of the Soviet Government, and the revolutionary initiative of the people in 1917-1918." (Publisher's Note)
Boston:Hale, Cushman and Flint. (1935). 368pp. 1st edition. Illustrated. Hardcover. Beige boards lightly soiled with mild shelfwear. Page edges soiled. Internally, pages clean and bright. No previous owners marks or signatures.
London:Robert Hale and Company. 1937. 7th impression. 286pp. Illustrated with photographs to rear. Hardcover with dust jacket. Red boards ligtly soiled with fading to spine strip. Edges and edge points gently worn. Page edges soiled. Internally, end-papers are slighly age-toned with a previous owners signature inked to the 1st free end-page, but otherwise clean. The dust jacket is still in one piece but lightly soiled with wear to all edges and folds, including small tears and a chip to the top edge of the rear panel. *From the jacket..."In 1932 Andrew Smith, prominent member of the American Communist Party since its founding, gave his life-savings to the Party and left with his wife for Russia. He intended to live and work there permanently, but has now returned, disillusioned, to tell his story to his fellow workers. "
Moscow: Foreign Languages Publishing House. 1957. 366 pp. Hardcover with dust jacket. Dust jacket soiled, heaviest on rear panel, with small tear to rear top spine. Internally, pages clean and bright with no previous owners marks or signatures. A very good copy.
Berlin: August Scherl. (1924). 443pp+364pp. Illustrated. Green bindings sun-faded at spine and lightly shelf-worn otherwise in very good condition. Page edges yellow, lightly soiled at top edge. Internally a very good, clean set. Both volumes with fold outs at end. OVerall a very good, clean set.
IN STALIN'S SECRET SERVICE. An Expose of Russia's Secret Policies by the Former Chief of the Soviet Intelligence in Western Europe
New York:Harper and Brothers, Publishers. 1939. 1st edition, stated. sv+273pp, Hardcover. Black boards lightly soiled and shelfworn, with wear to edges and edge points bumped, with lower rear edge point worn to boards. Internally, a large previous owners bookplate is attached to the inside front board otherwise pages free of previous owners marks or signatures. There is a spill to the top rear page edges which does intrude on the upper margins of last pages. The binding is tight and hinges intact but boards slightly warped. Overall in near very good condition.
New York:Rinehart and Company, Inc. (1953). xiv+306pp. Hardcover with dust jacket. Gray boards clean with text on spine clear. Edge points gently bumped. Internally, end pages slightly age toned, otherwise in very good clean condition. Paper throughout is darkened around edges. The binding is tight and hinges intact. The dust jacket is near very good condition, lightly soiled with light wear to edges including small chips and tears. It is not price clipped. * "The death of Stalin has left I. N. Steinberg , first Soviet Commissar of Justice, as the last survivor of Lenin's first and only colition cabinet. No one else in the world could have written this extraordinary book - an eyewitness account of the events of the Russian Revolution from February, 1917, through 1921 which spotlights the Bolshevik betrayal of the original ideals and goals of the revolution."...dj.
New York:Walker and Company. nd., ca:1950. Authorized U.S. edition. With a preface by H. R. Trevor-Roper. svi+360pp. Hardcover with dust jacket. A very good, clean copy, inside and out with a very good, slightly edgeworn dust jacket.
London:George Allen and Unwin Ltd. (1926). 1st edition. 254pp. Hardcover with remains of dust jacket. Book in very good condition. Spine strip slightly darkened, but with gilt still bright. Internally clean, free of previous owners marks or signatures. The binding is tight and hinges intact. The remains of the dust jacket have been secured to a liner with front and rear panels still intact.
KNOWLEDGE AND REVOLUTION. THE RUSSIAN COLONY IN ZEURICH (1870-1873). A CONTRIBUTION TO THE STUDY OF RUSSIAN POPULISM.
(Netherlands): Van Gorcum & Comp. N.V. 1955. 230pp. Soft cover with dust jacket. Dust jacket lightly rubbed and shelf-worn but otherwise in very good condition. Card cover age-toned, otherwise a very good copy.
Boston:The Beacon Press. 1950. ix+346pp. Hardcover with dust jacket. Externally, orange boards clean with just slight wear to bottom spine end. Internally, end papers slightly age toned with a previous owners name stamped to top of 1st free end page, otherwise pages slightly age toned but clean. The dust jacket is slightly soiled with light wear to edges, including a couple closed tears to top edge. It is not price clipped. *"The inside story of the Russian Revolution, told by Kerensky"s private secretary, now one of the world's most famout sociologists. Jailed by the Czarist regime; condemned to death and hunted by the Bolsheviks. Enlarged Edition with a new section: 'The Russian Revolution as a Gigantic Success and a Colossal Failure'."...dj
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