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A selection of older printings, some on a Russian theme.

  • Собрание сочинений В.А.Жуковского (Collected Works of Zhukovsky). Saint Petersburg, 1912

    Collected Works of Zhukovsky [1912]

    Собрание сочинений В.А.Жуковского (Collected Works of Zhukovsky). Saint Petersburg, 1912. Изд. Холмушина (Kholmushin). Scarce publication in fair condition. In Russian (of course). 1 copy only. Gilt titles and embossed covers. Covers worn. Edge wear to...

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  • Snowmaiden (Снегурочка) 1954

    The Snow Maiden (Снегурочка) 1954

    Snegurochka (Снегурочка). Moscow: Goslitizdat, 1954. A play in four acts and a prologue and in verse by Alexander Ostrovsky, written in 1873. With illustrations by Viktor Vasnetsov (1848-1926). The fairy tale "The Snow Maiden", as described by Ostrovsky,...

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  • A Journey Due North: Being Notes of a Residence in Russia.  George Augustus Sala. Boston: Ticknor & Fields, 1858.

    A Journey Due North George Sala [1858]

    A Journey Due North: Being Notes of a Residence in Russia.  George Augustus Sala. Boston: Ticknor & Fields, 1858. 458 pages. First American edition. George Augustus Henry Fairfield Sala (1828–1895) was an author and journalist who...

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  • 1839 Travel Journals of the Marquis de Custine

    1839 Travel Journals Marquis de Custine [Reprint]

    Journey for Our Time: the Journals of the Marquis De Custine. [Marquis de Custine (1790-1857)]. Edited and translated by Phyllis Penn Kohler with an introduction by Lieut. General Walter Bedell Smith. NY: Pellegrini & Cudahy, 1951. 338 pages. Front...

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    Galicia and Moldavia Travel Letters [Kelsiev]

    Galicia and Moldavia Travel Letters [Kelsiev]

    Galicia (Galichina) and Moldavia (Moldova). Travel Letters. (Галичина и Молдавия. Путевые письма.) Vasily Ivanovich Kelsiev. (Василий Иванович Кельсиев.) IN RUSSIAN. Originally published in St. Petersburg in 1868 by V.I. Golovin. Reprinted by The...

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  • The Naked Year (Голые Года) Boris Pilnyak

    The Naked Year (Голые Года) Boris Pilnyak

    The Naked Year (Голые Года). Boris Pilnyak (Борис Пильняк - 1894-1938). Written in 1922, the novel was one of the first fictional accounts of the Russian Civil War. Set in the provincial town of Ordinin, it is an unconventional impressionistic account of...

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  • Sasha Chorny Soldiers' Tales 1964

    Sasha Chorny Soldiers' Tales RUSSIAN

    Sasha Chorny (Саша Черный). Soldiers' tales - Selections (Солдатские сказки - Избранные). IN RUSSIAN. Alexander Mikhailovich Glikberg (1880-1932), better known as Sasha Chorny, was a Russian poet, satirist and children's writer. The stories were designed...

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    The Red Banner Ensemble of the Red Army: Songs and Dances of the USSR

    SONGS: Ensemble of the Red Army [1937]

    Краснознаменный ансамбль Красноармейской песни и пляски Союза ССР. Песни / сост. и ред. А.Г. Новиков.  The Red Banner Ensemble of the Red Army: Songs and Dances of the USSR. Songs / Comp. and ed. A.G. Novikov. Moscow .: Muzgiz,...

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  • Russian Reader [1906]

    Russian Reader Русский Учебник [1906]

    Paul Boyer and N. Speranski. Russian Reader, Accented Texts, Grammatical and Explanatory Notes, Vocabulary. IL (Chicago): University of Chicago Press, 1906. 386 pages. Extensive appendices with their own index, table of contents. Written before the...

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    Russian Grammar (vintage edition)

    Russian Grammar (vintage edition)

    The correctness and purity of the Russian language (Правильность и чистота русской речи) and A Guide to Russian Spelling (Русское правописание : руководство). Turn of the century pre-revolutionary grammar books bound in a library hardcover binding. On...

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    M. Sergei Marinoff School of Classic Dancing, 1923

    M. Sergei Marinoff School of Classic Dancing

    A Manual of Classic Dancing: Exercises and Practices for the Development of the Classic Dancer. M. Sergei Marinoff School of Classic Dancing. IL: Chicago, 1923. The M. Sergie Marinoff School was not an actual dance studio school. Invented by...

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    Slovak Lessons [1935]

    Slovak Lessons [1935]

    Philip A. Hrobak. Slovak Lessons. OH: Lakewood, 1935. Published by the author. Dedication from the author dated 1945. Green cloth hardcover, 1st edition, 365 pages. Illustrations. Some writing in the text. Seminary ex-library copy with all the usual...

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    Весілля: у двох книгах. (Wedding Music: 2 volumes)

    Весілля: у двох книгах (Wedding Music: 2 volumes)

    Весілля: у двох книгах. (Wedding Music: 2 volumes). IN UKRAINIAN. Серія Українська народна творчість. Редактор О.І.. Дей. Упорядники: Шубравська М.М. (тексти, примітки). Правдюк О.А. (нотний матеріал). Академія наук Українськоӥ РСР. Інститут...

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  • Antique Songbook [In Russian, 1920's]

    Antique Songbook [In Russian, 1920's]

    Complete Russian Songbook (Полный русский песенник). Published by Bookstore M.N. Maisel (Издание Книжного магазина М. Н. Майзеля) NYC, NY. IN RUSSIAN. Circa 1920s. (No author, no date.) Red cloth hardcover with color image pasted on cover. A collection...

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  • Peter The Great And The Move To The West [1948]

    Peter The Great And The Move To The West [1948]

    The City And The Tsar. Peter The Great And The Move To The West (1748-1762). Harold Albert Lamb's (1892-1962) prose is direct and fast-paced, well-researched and accurate to the time period. This is one of Lamb's scarcer titles. (A good synopsis of his...

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