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THE CRIMEA AND ODESSA: JOURNAL OF A  TOUR, WITH AN ACCOUNT OF THE CLIMATE AND VEGETATION
London; John Murray, 1855. Bound in tan leather covered boards. xii+323pp. Fold out map of Crimea is present. Marbled page edges. In Good+ condition.  Leather boards significantly rubbed and scraped.  Well worn at the extremities and along the hinges. Prior owner decorative bookplate on front pastedown. Penned inscription from 1863 on front endpaper, along with pencilled bookseller notes. Name inked on back of title page. Light foxing to prelims through page iv. and again in the rear endpapers incl. the map.  Otherwise quite clean. A narration of Professor Charles Koch's journey in the Crimea and Southern Russia in the fall of 1844.  (cfm)
$125.00
THE ECONOMIC LIFE OF SOVIET RUSSIA
London:MacMillan and Co. Limited. 1931. viii+(2)+361pp. 1st Edition. Hardcover with dust jacket. Page edges soiled from dust residue and a bit of age-toning to end-pages, otherwise a very good, clean copy. Brown dust wrapper is lightly soiled with wear to edges, still near very good.
$25.00
THE EMERGENCE OF RUSSIAN PANSLAVISM, 1856-1870 (Studies of the Russian Institute of Columbia University)
New York:Columbia University Press. (1966) 3rd printing. xv+312pp. Hardcover.  A very good, clean copy, inside and out. 
$20.00
THE FIREBRAND OF BOLSHEVISM. THE TRUE STORY OF THE BOLSHEVIKI AND THE FORCES THAT DIRECTED THEM
Boston:Small, Maynard and Company, Publishers. (1919). 1st edition. 293pp. Illustrated. Hardcover.  Maroon boards, with title in gilt on front cover and spine strip, soiled, rubbed and shelfworn, with wear along edges, spine ends, and edge points.  Gilt on spine strip almost completely faded. Top page edges gilt. Internally, end-pages lightly soiled but free of previous owners marks or signatures. The binding is tight and hinges intact.  A good solid copy.
$25.00
THE GREAT PURGE TRIAL
New York:Grosset and Dunlap Publishers. (1965). 1st edition, stated. li+725pp. Hardcover with dust jacket.  Rear board lightly soiled with gilt on spine still bright. Page edges lightly soiled, but with a small stamped star to the bottom edges. Internally clean, free of previous owners marks or signatures. The binding is tight and hinges intact. The dust jacket is soiled along fore-edges with dust residue, but otherwise in very good condition. It is not price clipped. *"A transcript of the most famous of the Moscow Purge Trials, that stands - both as a record of a crucial moment in Soviet history and a self-revealing statement on the nature of totalitarianism - as one of the great documents of the twentienth century."...dj
$35.00
THE HAMMER AND THE SCYTHE.  COMMUNIST RUSSIA ENTERS THE SECOND DECADE
New York:Alfred A. Knopf. 1928. pp.(xii)+295+viii. Hardcover.  Stripped boards lightly soiled and shelfworn, with wear to edges and edge points. Internally, previous owners inscription to the first free flyleaf along with a small bookseller ticket, but otherwise, aside from light age toning to papes, a very good, clean copy. 
$25.00
THE HUG OF THE BEAR
New York:Holt, Rinehart and Winston. (1961). 1st edition. Hardcover with dust jacket.  Book in very good, clean condition, free of previous owners marks or signatures, save for an old bookseller ticket applied haphazardly to the inside rear board.  The dust jacket is still in one piece and not price clipped but soiled and worn, with chips and tears to edges and folds.  *"At twenty, Mischa Jac Feld was a pampered young man. He lived with his family in a prosperous community, studies law at the university, spent idyllic summers at the seaside. Life seemed good. But in June, 1940 the cobblestones of his beautiful city were pulverized under the weight of giant soviet tanks; Latvia and all the Baltic States had been cught in the powerful grip of the Russian bear. For Jac the nightmare--the horror which was not to abate for six years--had begun."....dj  
$25.00
THE INDUSTRIAL REVIVAL IN SOVIET RUSSIA
New York:Thomas Seltzer. 1922. 1st edition. xv+241pp. Hardcover with dust jacket. Green boards lightly soiled and shelfworn with page edges soiled.  Internally, very slight age-toning to end-pages, otherwise a very good, clean copy. The dust jacket is in poor condition. In 2 pieces, split down the front cover at the flap fold, with soiling and much wear to body of jacket including chips and tears along edges and folds.  *"This book tells for the first time what is happening in Russia under the new economic policy adopted in the spring of 1921.  It describes the slow economic revival that is taking place there as the result of the partial return to private enterprise and trade.  Russia, according to the author, is making a strenuous effort to rebuild the shattered economic structure and has set itself earnestly and seriously to productive work." dj.
$30.00
THE LAND WITHOUT UNEMPLOYMENT
New York:International Publishers. (1931). 1st edition. viii+184pp+23pp. Illustrated with photographs. Hardcover with dust jacket.  Blue boards soiled along spine side of front cover due to dust jacket at some point sticking to boards (with an additional small spot at upper spine edge, rear board), otherwise gilt on spine strip still bright. Edges lighty shelfworn, with edge points bumped. Internally clean, free of previous owners marks or signatures. A forward, followed by 184 pages of photographs with captions, followed by 23 pages of text describing the Five Year Plan.  The binding is tight with hinges intact.  The dust jacket is still in one piece, but well worn with many chips and tears to edges and folds. It is not price clipped.
$225.00
THE LAST DAYS OF SEVASTOPOL
New York:Alfred A. Knopf. 1943. 1st edition, stated. xii+225pp. Illustrated with folding map to front. With 2 page Publisher announcement laid in. Hardcover with dust jacket.  Red boards lightly soiled along edges with gilt on spine still bright. Internally, endpages slightly age toned but free of previous owners marks or signatures. The dust jacket is still in one piece and not price clipped, but lightly soiled, rubbed, and shelfworn with wear to all edges and folds. Overall, a very good copy with a good dust jacket.
$20.00
THE LIFE AND DEATH OF SOVIET TRADE UNIONISM. 1917-1928
New York:Atherton Press. 1969. 1st edition, stated. (ix)+283pp. Hardcover with dust jacket.   A very good to near fine copy, clean and bright inside and out. The dust jacket is slightly shelfworn, but still in very good condition. 
$25.00
THE LITTLE GRANDMOTHER OF THE RUSSIAN REVOLUTION. REMINISCENCES AND LETTERS OF CATHERINE BRESHKOVSKY
Boston:Little Brown and Company. 1919. 5th edition. 348pp. Hardcover.  Beige boards lightly soiled and shelfworn, with wear along edges, spine ends and edge points.  Page edges soiled.  Internally a previous owners inscription to inside front board, with a long bookplate covering same. The half title has two photographs mounted,of a woman and described as "as I snapped her on Thursday morning. February 20, 1919. M. Tidwell, Wellesley Mass.". Otherwise, paper slightly age toned but clean. The binding is tight and hinges intact although cracked at half title page.  A good solid copy.
$35.00
THE NEW RUSSIA
emLondon:Jonathan Cape. (1929). (xii)+330pp. Illustrated. Hardcover with dust jacket.  Red boards ever so slightly soiled and shelfworn, with wear to top spine edge. Internally map end-pages slightly age-toned but free of previous owners marks or signatures. Aside from an occasional smudge,  very good, clean copy. The binding is tight with hinges intact. The price clipped dust jacket is still in one piece but soiled and shelfworn, with small chips/tears along edges and folds.  *"For several years one of the most distiinguished newspaper correspondents in Europe, Dorothy Thompson, who is now Mrs. Sinclair Lewis, was sent into Soviet Russia with orders to write what she saw without bias or prejudice, and the result was a series of articles that attracted widespread and most favorable attention. Her book is a complete and comprehensive picture of Russia after a decade of Soviet rule."...dj
$45.00
THE OCTOBRISTS IN THE THIRD DUMA, 1907-1912. (Insitute for Comparative and Foreign Area Studies Publications on Russia and Eastern Europe, No. 4)
Seattle:University of Washington Press. (1974). ix+232pp. Hardcover with dust jacket.  A very good, clean copy inside and out with a very good, slightly soiled dust jacket which is not price-clipped. *"Scholarly studies of the brief period of constitutional monarchy that was forced on Imperial Russia by the revolution of 1905 are usually focused on the Left. In this book, Ben-Cion Pinchuk examines the Octobrists, the center of the spectrum of social and political attitudes represented in the Third Duma."...dj
$25.00
THE OIL FIELDS OF RUSSIA AND THE RUSSIAN PETROLEUM INDUSTRY.  A PRACTICAL HANDBOOK ON THE EXPLORATION EXPLOITATION, AND MANAGEMENT OF RUSSIAN OIL PROPERTIES
Including Notes on the Origin of Petroleum in Russia. A Description of the Theory and Practice of Liquid Fuel.  London:Crosby, Lockwood and Son. 1908. 2nd Edition, Revised. xix+415pp. Copiously Illustrated. Hardcover. Blue boards lighlty soiled, rubbed and shelfworn. Gilt on spine still bright. Light wear to edges and spine ends.  Page edges soiled.  Internally a previous owners name/address inked to 1st free end-page, otherwise pages clean and bright. The binding is tight and hinges intact. A very good, clean, bright copy. *A large heavy book, postage will be at cost. 
$600.00

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