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Khrushchev of the Ukraine

By: Alexandrov, Victor ; Selver, Paul (transl)

Price: $6.65

Publisher: Victor Gollancz, London: 1957

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: olam

Condition: Poor


176 pages (complete). Published the year after Khrushchev's barn-storming tour of the West. The dustjacket is much worn, torn and scuffed. There are attempts at repairs. It is secure and sure. The boards are comfortable, scuffed and a little worn. The contents are comfortable, keenly annotated, avidly read, worn, clear and comfortable. fk View more info

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Rus into Muscovy: The History of Early Russia

By: Almedingen, E.M.

Price: $13.30

Publisher: Longman: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: bvvs

Condition: Very Good


The dust jacket has a few short tears at the edge and minor signs of insect damage visible. It will still appear excellent in cellophane though. The boards are in a very good condition. Internally clean and tightly bound. Complete with 95 pages. [B.K.] View more info

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Russia Has Two Faces

By: Bigland, Eileen

Price: $6.65

Publisher: Odhams Press Limited: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: bvve

Condition: Very Good


The dust jacket is slightly sunned at the spine and has a few short tears at the edge. The boards are in a very good condition. Internally clean and tightly bound. Complete with 240 pages. [B.K.] View more info

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Years Off My Life

By: Gorbatov, A.V.

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Constable and Company Ltd: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: bvwd

Condition: Very Good


The dust jacket is sunned at the spine and has short tears at the edge. It will still look good with cellophane though. The boards are in a very good condition. Internally clean and tightly bound. Complete with 222 pages. [B.K.] View more info

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Das Paradies in der Steppe - Der abentuerliche Weg nach Askania Nova

By: Heiss, L

Price: $47.50

Publisher: Union, Stuttgart: 1970

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: signed

Seller ID: arvq

ISBN: 3800221217

Condition: Good


Signed by Author(s)168 pages (complete). In German throughout. Inscribed (NOT by Heiss) by Baron Eduard (Alexander) von Falz-Fein (dated: Vaduz, 16 Juli 74) - whose family bought and created the botanical park, sanctuary and zoological park in the Crimea before the Russian Revolution. Their attachment continues. The baron's house in Vaduz is named Villa Askania Nova. There is a stamp next to his signature signifying this. Included is a genealogical table: Die Familie Fein / Falz-Fein. In general good condition. The dustjacket has a clear plastic protective cover that is in robust condition. Th... View more info

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Mother Russia

By: Hindus, Maurice

Price: $2.85

Publisher: Collins / Shuter & Shooter, Pietermaritzburg: 1944

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: apxl

Condition: Good


446 pages (complete). The son of kulak who later moved to New York with his family on his father's death, Maurice Hindus was a useful facilitator of moderate views on Russia between and during the World Wars. He was careful to always distinguish between the Kremlin and the people. This book about his time in the Soviet Union during WW2 was along this vein. This copy is in general sound condition. The dustjacket is shabby and worn. The cover is dignified and neat. The pages (there is a gift inscription on the frontispage - not from the author) are clear, clean, approachable and assured. fk View more info

The Inner Circle: An Inside View of Soviet Life Under Stalin

By: Konchalovsky, Andrei;Lipkov, Alexander

Price: $7.60

Publisher: Newmarket Press: 1991

Seller ID: ke85

ISBN: 1557041067

Condition: Good


The wraps are a bit shelf rubbed.Internally clean and tightly bound.EM. View more info

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Russia, Slavdom and The Western World

By: Lavrin, Janko

Price: $2.85

Publisher: Geoffrey Bles: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: bvvm

ISBN: 0713802545

Condition: Very Good


The dust jacket is reinforced with brown paper. It is slightly sunned and their are tape residue on the flaps. The boards are in a very good condition. Internally clean and tightly bound. Complete with 191 pages. [B.K.] View more info

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Before the Storm : Recollections by I. M. Maisky (formerly Soviet Ambassador in London)

By: Maisky, I (Ivan) M.; Shelley, Gerard (trans)

Price: $3.80

Publisher: Hutchinson & Co., London: 1943

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 30gc

Condition: Fair


176 pages (complete). Maisky was a diplomat and a survivor of many of Stalin's purges of his inner ranks. He is still most known as Soviet Ambassador to London for much of WW2 and as part of the Soviet delegation to Yalta and Potsdam. The publication of this book coincided with (but was unattached to) his recall to Moscow. The book was printed according to war-time economy standards. The cover is much abused. It is very marked and there is wear to all edges, corners and seams. The spine is strong. The contents are clean, companionable and confident. fk View more info

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The Anatomy of Soviet Man

By: Mehnert, Klaus

Price: $10.45

Publisher: Weidenfeld and Nicolson: 1961

Edition: First English

Seller ID: bwcd

Condition: Good


The laminating is lifting slightly on the front and there are minor chips on the edges. It will still look good with cellophane though. Internally clean, except for occasional pencil inscriptions. Tightly bound and complete with 310 pages. First English edition. [B.K.] View more info

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Political Economy and Soviet Socialism

By: Nove, Alec

Price: $28.50

Publisher: U.S.A.: Allen & Unwin: 1979

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: aupr

ISBN: 0043350372

Condition: Very Good


Jacket is creased.Internally clean.Well bound.The book presents an integrated selection of papers written by Alec Nove over the last twelve years on Russian history,the ideas of some of the leaders of the revolution[Lenin,Trotsky,Bukharin],the political economy of socialism and the problems of the contemporary USSR.[R.K] View more info

Echoes of a Native Land : Two Centuries of a Russian Village

By: Schmemann, Serge

Price: $5.70

Publisher: Little Brown And Company: 1997

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: kf25

ISBN: 0316641383

Condition: Very Good


The jacket is slightly shelf rubbed.Internally clean and tightly bound.EM. View more info

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A Russian Journal

By: Steinbeck, John

Price: $17.10

Publisher: William Heinemann Ltd: 1949

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: bwyy

Condition: Good


The boards are in a very good condition besides some age related marks. There is some insect damage on the first two pages. Internally clean, except for occasional marks in the text. The pages are slightly tanned, but the text is still crisp and legible. There is a rubber stamp within the back board. Tightly bound and complete with 220 pages. [B.K.] View more info

Image for On Dissidents and Madness: From the Soviet Union of Leonid Brezhnev to the Soviet Union of Vladimir Putin. (On the Boundary of Two Worlds: Identity, Freedom, and Moral Imagination in the Baltics)

On Dissidents and Madness: From the Soviet Union of Leonid Brezhnev to the Soviet Union of Vladimir Putin. (On the Boundary of Two Worlds: Identity, Freedom, and Moral Imagination in the Baltics)

By: Van Voren, Robert; Donskis, Leonidas [Foreword]

Price: $43.70

Publisher: Rodopi: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: oswn

ISBN: 9042025859

Condition: As New


There are little, if any, signs of wear to the wraps, and they remain bright, clear and whole. Internally, there are no markings or inscriptions, and the pages within are pristine, crisp, clean and complete. Seemingly unread. A lovely copy indeed! JK View more info

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The Secret Name: The Soviet Record 1917-1958

By: Yutang, Lin

Price: $5.70

Publisher: Heinemann: 1959

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: bwgk

Condition: Very Good


The dust jacket as well as the boards are in a very good condition. The dust jacket though, is slightly sunned at the spine. Internally clean and tightly bound. Complete with 234 pages. [B.K.] View more info