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Moscow: Progress Publishers. (1967). Stated 1st printing. 238pp. Hardcover with dust jacket. Dust jacket is age-toned and soiled. Otherwise in very good condition. Internally, a very good clean copy.
New York:Harcourt Brace & Company. (1940). Stated 1st edition. 509pp. Hardcover sans dust jacket. Signed and inscibed by the author on the first free end-page. Red boards are soiled/faded at spine and for about an inch on spine edge of both front and rear cover. The binding is tight; hinges intact; and edge points still sharp. Internally, end-pages are age toned but otherwise the pages are clean and bright. There is a previous owners name penciled in on the top of the first free end-page with the authors inscription across the middle of the page. Inscription reads "To Ebbie Given in hope that he will live to see the better ordered world planned by the people in this book. from Edmund Wilson [dated] May 22, 1943."
TRAVELS THROUGH RUSSIA, SIBERIA, POLAND, CRACOW, AUSTRIA, BOHEMIA, SAXONY, PRUSSIA, HANOVER, &C. &C. UNDERTAKEN DURING THE YEARS 1822, 1823, AND 1824, WHILE SUFFERING FROM TOTAL BLINDNESS
London: Smith, Elder, and Co.. 1834. Fourth edition. Inscribed (though not signed) by the author to English merchant Joseph James Forrester. Two volumes. xv+408 and 383pp. Hardover, no jacket. Ex-lib (only a single marking, a stamp to p1 of Vol 2). Good condition. Boards well worn and stained with a little tearing of fabric. Corners strongly bumped. Gilt titling to spine still bright. Some minor pencil notes on endpapers. Most pages are in original uncut condition. Some foxing (primarily to pages adjacent to illustrations) and dampstains in places but most of text generally clean. Bindings are secure but are cracking at hinges. Holman (1786-1857), a.k.a. the blind traveler, writes of his observations during travels through Russia in the early 19th century. (cfm)
Archon Books. 1968. xii+324pp. Illustrated. Hardcover with dust jacket. A very good, clean copy inside and out. The dust jacket has a small tear to upper edge of front panel, with rear panel soiled, still in very good condition. It is not price clipped. * "A biography of Alexander II, the liberal Tsar of Russia who was responsible for the freeing of the serfs and who attempted to give a more democratic government to his country. It is also a picture of Russia in the 19th Century."....dj
New York:Harper & Brothers, Publishers. nd (ca:1936) xv+302pp.+map at end. Hardcover with dust jacket. Beige boards slightly soiled along edges and spine label lightly shelfworn. Page edges lightly soiled. Internally, end-pages lightly age-toned, with a bookseller ticket to bottom edge of 1st free end-page, but otherwise free of previous owners marks or signatures. The binding is tight and hinges intact. The dust jacket is in very good condition, lightly soiled with wear, including small chips and tears, to edges and folds. It is not price clipped. * "Through the story of General Leo Keresselidze, a Georgian patriot, Captain Armstrong has told of the fight of Georgia against Russia for her liberty. As a plain history of fact, this struggle of a weak but fiercely independent country, which has been going on for generations, is an epic. Told as biography, it is personalized into the stuff of heroic adventure."...dj
New York:Hawthorn Books, Inc. (1965). 1st American edition, stated. 3.6pp+(12)pp. index. Illustrated. Hardcover with dust jacket. In very good, clean condition. Book free of previous owners marks or signatures. The dust jacket is lighlty rubbed and shelfworn but still in very good condition. It is not price clipped. *"A Startling account of Russia's spy system -- its methods and exploits -- from the Revolution of 1917 to today's Cold War disclosures."...dj
New York:Henry Holt and Company. 1955. 1st edition, stated. 304pp. Hardcover with dust jacket. White portions of boards lightly foxed, otherwise (aside from soiling to page edges) a very good clean copy. No previous owners marks or signatures. The dust jacket looks good and has done it's job well, but with edgewear and several tears. The bottom front corner edge is hanging by a thread.
WAR AND PEACE IN SOVIET DIPLOMACY (Bureau of International Research Harvard University and Radcliffe College)
New York:The Macmillan Company. 1940. 1st edition. x+354pp. Hardcover. Red boards lightly soiled and shelfworn with wear to edges. Spine strip sun-faded and page edges soiled. Internally, previous owners inscription to 2nd free end-page, otherwise a very good, clean copy. Binding is tight and hinges intact.
New York:E. P. Dutton and Co., Inc. 1936. 1st American edition. 304pp. Hardcover with dust jacket. Boards and spine strip soled and lightly shelfworn. Top edges stained red. Internally clean, free of previous owners marks or signatures. The binding is tight and hinges intact. A very good copy.
WESTERN UKRAINE AT THE TURNING POINT OF EUROPE'S HISTORY 1918-1923. 2 Volumes (Shevchenko Scientific Society. Ukrainian Studies. English Section Vol. 5)
New York:The Schevchenko Scientific Society. 1969. 1st edition. 324pp and 311pp. Illustrated, with folding map at end of volume 2. Hardcovers. Both volumes in very good, clean condition, free of previous owners marks or signatures. A very good set.
Paris: Editions Andre Bonne. (1953). 279pp. Wrp. Translated rom German 1950 edition. Pages largely uncut. Paper slightly age-toned, otherwise a very good copy.
Praha:Nase Vojsko. (1963). 389pp. Hardcover with dust jacket. Book lightly soiled at edges, but otherwise in very good clean condition. The dust wrapper is rubbed ad soiled, with shelf-wear to edges but still in one piece and in near very good condition.
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