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Orders and Medals of USSR

By: N/A

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Moscow, Novosti: 1990

Seller ID: 24482


Very nice booklet (38 pages, though unpaginated) with numerous color photos throughout and a plentiful text. Measures 6-3/4"x9" and has no names or wriitng. View more info

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Life In A Dacha: An American Family in Moscow 1949-1950

By: Collins, Maria and Ralph

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Cleveland , Ohio, Erica Collins Steffee: 2003

Edition: Presumed First

Seller ID: 23650


Crisps and clean as new. No spine crease and no names or writing. The book measures 8-1/2" and has 175 pristine pages. Pages are printed on quality coated paper and has many photos both black and white and color. In the early late 40's and early 50's Maria and Ralph Collins of cleveland, Ohio went off to Russia at ages 33 and 38 with their two children in tow. Very interesting View more info

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Nomonhan: Japan Against Russia, 1939

By: Coox, Alvin

Price: $36.00

Publisher: Stanford, California, Stanford University Press: 1990

Edition: First Thus, Later Printing

Seller ID: 27095TB


Massive book, which combines both volumes. Published for the first time in 1990 as such, but this particular book was printed in 1999. It's very clean and attractive and has no spine crease and no names or writing. Pages and page edges pristine. Book was the winner of the Samuel Eliot Morrison Award of the American Military Institute and is the result of 35 years of research. 1253 pages. View more info

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New Worlds: Russian Art and Society, 1900-1935

By: Elliott, David

Price: $22.00

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Rizzoli Intl Pubns: 1986

Seller ID: 25221


Beautiful, as new book. No names or writing or other defect of note. Dustjacket will arrive in brand new mylar cover. Book measures 9"x11" and is beautifully designed -- very striking both inside and out. A fabulous look at Russia which both begins and ends at its pavillions at the 1900 and 1937 Paris World Exhibitions. A "panomramic view" of the art which resulted from a radical poltiical and cultural change. 160 pages. View more info

East Rome and the Evangelization of Russia; A Lecture on Some Byzantinoslavica in the Gennadius Library of the American School of Classical Studies at Athens

By: Huxley, George

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Athens, Greece, American School of Classical Studies at Athens: 1989

Seller ID: 27001


Crisp, as new booklet with pristine white card cover. Measures 5-1/2"x8" and has 22 pages. Booklet consists of the text of a lecture given by the director of the American School of Classical Studies in Athens to the local Philoi of the Libraryon November 8, 1988. Huxley shows th close ties between Byzantine and Slovonic studies and shines a light on the conversion to Orthodox Christianity of Vladimir a millenium ago and the mass baptism of the Kievans in the Riv... View more info

Why Did the Byzantine Empire Not Fall to the Arabs?

By: Huxley, George

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Athens, Greece, Americn School of Clasical Studies: 1994

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 23794


I bought this booklet and three others from a young woman who studied in Greece. All are lectures by the author who was also director of the Gennadius Library located in the American School of Classical Studies at Athens.This booklet is the largest at 8-1/2" x 9-1/2" and has 14 dense pages.on Byzantinoslavica. View more info

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The Formal Method in Literary Scholarship: A Critical Introduction to Sociological Poetics

By: Medvedev, P.N.;Bakhtin, M.M.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Baltimore, Maryland, Johns Hopkins University Press: 1978

Seller ID: 24844


Crisp, clean book with pristine pages and page edges. No names or writing and no bumps to textured gray boards. Dustjacket paper retains its crispness (uncoated paper) and shows only slight fade to edges and two very tiny tears one to top front edge and one to back front edge. Looks most handsome in brand new mylar cover. The authors combine a formalist theory with an introduction to sociological poetics that lays the groundwork for a Russian semiotics of literature. 191... View more info

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Balieff's Chauve-Souris of Moscow American Season Under the Direction of F Ray Comstock and Morris Gest

By: No Author

Price: $95.00

Publisher: New York, The Dancey-Davis Press: 1923

Seller ID: 25569


Very beautiful and scarce program published for the 1923-24 American season of this Russian musical comedy prduction. Oversized at 9-1/4"x12-1/4" and lavishly illustrated with black and white photographs and eye-popping color art. Nikita Balieff was considered the bad boy of the Russian stage which is why his performances were so lauded. Al Jolsen said of him, "I have beento three Tuesday matinees, and if you give another performance before breakfast, I sha... View more info

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Soviet Army Operations IAG-13-U-78

By: No author Stated

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Washington D.C., Department of the Army: 1978

Seller ID: 27794


Very nice, clean book measuring 8" x 10-1/ 4" and one inch thick. There are no names or writing and no spine crease. Book is clean on the inside too with many fold-outs which show no tears. This book is an update of one published earlier in 1976. The book bills itself thus: " The contents were designed to provide an accurate representation of Soviet military operations with specific emphasis on tactics, doctrine, and combined army operations." Some photos at back of b... View more info

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Nizhniy Novgorod v obektive veka. 1901-2001 / Nizhny Novgorod through Lenses of Century

By: No author Stated

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Russia, DeKOM: 2001

Seller ID: 23442


Not only is this book beautiful, it also includes its slipcase and has some hidden goodies inside --an unused postcard of The Catherine Park and a set of elongated postcards, 21 in a folder. The book itself is pristine -- no creases, no marking or names, and no spine crease. The postcards are all brand new.The only fault to the cards is a light coffee ring on the front of the folder. The cards are perfect. A lovely guide for travel written in both RUSSIAN and ENGLISH. B... View more info

Soviet Life Magazine; March, 1986

By: Oleg P. Benyukh Editor

Price: $16.95

Publisher: Washington D.C., Embassy of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics: 1986

Edition: March, 1986

Seller ID: 19961K


Crisp, beautiful oversized magazine measuring 10-1/4"x14". Clean as a whistle inside and out with only light edgewear. No mailing label. This issue features a report from Mikhail Gorbachev on the 11th convocation of the USSR Supreme Soviet, as well as articles covering writer Vasil Bykov, conductor Yevgeni Svetlanov, Moscow's national park, nuclear fusion, and much more. Many photos in both color and black and white. Three more other issues available from the... View more info

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Why the Crimean War?: A Cautionary Tale

By: Rich, Norman

Price: $18.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Brown & Bigelow: 1985

Seller ID: 27766


Very nice, clean book with no names or writing, and no bumps to boards. Dustjacket is likewise clean with one very tiny tear to bottom edge of spine which is practically invisible in brand new mylar cover. Book is billed as a diplomatic history of the "first war waged by the West on behalf of the containment of Russia." Book measures 5-3/4"x8-3/4" and has 258 pages, including index. View more info

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Black Night, White Snow; Russia's Revolutions 1905-1917 (1st Ed.; Notes From the Editors Laid-in)

By: Salisbury, Harrison E.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Franklin Centrer, PA, Franklin Library: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 27389


Beautiful book in pristine condition. Only fault is a clear sticker with name and address of previous bookseller at bottom edge of front pastedown. Book is bound in burgundy leather and shows elaborate gilding to both boards and spine. Spine also has two raised bands. Other quality accoutrements include moire endpapers, gilded edges on all three sides of text block, and a bound-in ribbon marker. Tthe Notes From the Editors booklet ramain inside front cover. Book is a li... View more info

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History of Russian Music Volume I; From Its Origins to Dargomyzhsky

By: Seaman, Gerald R.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Frederick A. Praeger: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 21001


Book is pristine inside and out. Green boards show no soil and pages no names or writing. Paper of jacket is very crisp and clean and there are no tears or chips. Only fault is light toning to edges. Price-clipped. Very handsome in brand new mtylar cover. A scholarly work which traces the evolution of Russian music from its pagan beginnigns to the death of Dargomyzhsky in1869. 351 pages. Indexed. View more info

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Terrible Tsarinas: Five Russian Women in Power

By: Troyat, Henri

Price: $18.00

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Algora Publishing: 2001

Seller ID: 25079


Crisp, beautiful quality paperback with no names or writing, no spine crease, and no cover lift. Looks like new. The author explores the five women who came to power after Peter the Great. 245 pages, plus a chart at back of the Romanov Dynasty. View more info