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Rare Russian History Books Rare & Antiquarian Books

Russian novelists are great, and so are the rare Russian history books in Biblio's Rare Book Room. Our booksellers have created an incredible collection of rare and antique Russian history books, and many of the featured Russian history books are unique and one of a kind. From multi-volume biographies of Russian emperors to smaller books on a specific aspect of Russian culture, there are plenty of interesting Russian history books to peruse in the Rare Book Room.

Memoirs (Author Signed) by Gorbachev, Mikhail

New York: Doubleday. As New in As New dust jacket. 1996. First Edition; First Impression. Hardcover. 0385480199 . Seller had this book signed personally at a seminar where Mr. Gorbachev was one of the speakers in 1997. It is signed on the title page not ...

From A Book Legacy


Tales of a Russian Grandmother by Carpenter, Frances

Garden City / New York: Junior Books / Doubleday, Doran & Company, 1933. Book. Illus. by Bilibine, Ivan. Very Good. Hardcover. 1st Edition. In blue boards with red titles to upper board and spine. Illustrated with eight colour plates, eight black and ...

From Alan Foljambe, Bookseller


SIBERIA AND THE EXILE SYSTEM. 2 volume set by George Kennan

Century Co.,, 1891. Hardcover. Very Good. 2 volumes, in fine green embossed cloth with gold gilt edges. Clean, unmarked pages. Book plate on first page. Good binding and cover. Hardcover. Century Co, 1891. Vol 1, 407 + Vol 2, 595 pages. "In 1881 t...

From SequiturBooks


Memoirs (Autographed) by Gorbachev, Mikhail S

New York, New York, U.S.A.: Doubleday, 1996. 769pp/illus. Gorbachev's autobiography. Has autographed card tipped in on title page. Clean.. 1st Printing. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good+. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. ...

From DBookmahn's Used and Rare Military Books


The Life of Catharine II. Empress of Russia: WIth a correct map of the Russian Empire (3 volumes) The Life of Catharine II. Empress of Russia: WIth a correct map of the Russian Empire (3 volumes) (Catherine) by William Tooke

Dublin: J. Moore, 1800. Hardcover. Acceptable. 8vo. 3 volume set. Cloth spine. J. Moore, 1800. Dublin imprint. 5th edition. Internally good, without marks or significant damage. Vol. 1 includes fold out map of Russia. Covers are worn, bindings chipped,...

From SequiturBooks


The Invasion of Crimea: Its Origin, and an Account of Its Progress Down to the by Alexander William Kinglake

William Blackwood and Sons, 1863. Hardcover. Very Good. 8 Volume set. Suitable for a gift. Beautiful half calf, brown levant morocco leather and marbled boards. Gold lettering. Bindings are near fine. Clean, unmarked pages, with sparse foxing. Willi...

From SequiturBooks


Costume of the Russian Empire by HARDING, Edward [publ.]

1810 RUSSIA Costume of Russian Empire Color Illustrated Clothing Travel Voyages An extremely valuable and important illustrated account of history of costumes and clothing from the Russian Empire. Published in 1810, Edward Harding gathered English and Fr...

From Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books


[Tatar Folk Proverbs] Tatar chalyk makal'lare by Isanbet, Naki [also Nake, Nakyi]

Kazan, Republic of Tatarstan [Russia]: Tatarstan kitap Nasrijaty / Tatarskoe knizhnoe izd-vo, 1959. First Edition. Hardcover . Very Good. Complete in three volumes. 914, 960, and 1013 pages. Text in Tatar; Russian title from colophon: Tatarskiye narodny...

From Eureka Books


Mastera Sovremennoj Gravury I Grafiki [Sovremennoi, Sovremennoy, Gravuri, Gravyuri] [ Masters of Modern Printing and Graphics] by Various Authors

Moscow and Leningrad: N.P., 1928. Undated [1928]. In Russian. Well-illustrated book on early twentieth century Russian printmaking and graphic arts, arranged in sections by artist or school: Preduslov; Ostroumova-Lebedeva; Kruglikov; Dobuzhinski; Chekho...

From Resource Books, LLC


The campaign in the Crimea: an historical sketch. Second series. by BRACKENBURY, George

1856 1st ed Campaign in CRIMEA War Russia Ottoman Color Illustrated BrackenburyA highly rare 1856 first edition account of the Crimean War by George Brackenbury. This work includes descriptions of battle sequences, camp life, accounts of the condition of ...

From Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books


Memory About Service, Friendship and You. Red Banner Pacific Ocean Fleet, Soviet Navy Photo Album ( Black Sea,) with 15 SIGNED Pen and Ink Original Drawings of Warships by Unknown Soviet Navy Sailor

Soviet Union , 1979. Dated 1979-1982, a unique and RARE Soviet sailor's photo album, 13 1/2" w x 9" h, in string-tied brown velvet over heavy cardboard. Containing 40 pp. of thick cardboard, with 140 black and white and 4 color photographs ...

From Dale Steffey Books


Russia (The Old Regime) 1903 - 1919 "Personal Recollections" by Madame Olga de Smolianinoff

New York: H. C. Brewer Check Company, 1935. Probable First Edition. Hardcover. Good/No jacket. 171 pages, illustrated with black and white photographs. An engaging description of life in changing Russia during the years before and during the fall of the...

From Scraps of American History


A History Of The Russian War From The commencement In 1853 Until The Peace Of Paris In 1856 by not given

Milner and Company, London, 1856. Edition Unstated. Hardcover. Fair Condition/No Dust Jacket. Very small volume in purple blind printed cloth, traces of gilt and black decoration to spine. This volume is undated, the preface is dated as 1856. The bin...

From Bailgate Books Ltd


The Rites and Ceremonies of the Greek Church, in Russia; Containing an Account of Its Doctrine, Worship and Discipline by King, John Glen

London: Printed for W. Owen; J. Dodsley; J. Rivington; and T. Becket and P.A. DeHondt, 1772. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good. 4to. Presentation copy, signed on title page "For Mr. William Richardson, From the Author." B&W 2-page frontis + 12 plate...

From Minotavros Books


KHRUSCHEV REMEMBERS. With an introduction, Commentary and notes by Edward Crankshaw.Translated and editied by Strobe Talbott by KHRUSCHEV. NIKITA.; Edward Crankshaw's copy

Little, Brown and Company. Boston.,1970. THIRD U.S. EDITION. Large 8vo. Illustrated with 71 mono illustrations. THE AUTHORS OWN COPY, Specially bound for him by the publishers in half burgundy morocco. Spine with five raised bands, each with gilt piping....

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