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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 ...

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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....

From Paul Foster Books



NY: Harper & Row, 1980. First US edition, first prnt. Signed by Solzhenitsyn on the front free endpage for Kroch's & Brentano's First Edition Circle. Kroch's & Brentano's bookmark laid-in as issued. Translated by Harry Willetts...

From Revere Books, ABAA & IOBA


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


The Great Siege. The investment and fall of Port Arthur by Norregaard, B. W

Methuen. London. 1906. First edition. 8vo. x, 308pp. 40pp publishers catalogue. Frontis. port., illus., 6 plans/maps of which 5 are folding. Original cloth, gilt and embossed lettering. Occasional spotting. Small Foyles booksellers plate to fep. Benjamin...

From Paul Haynes Rare Books



T. Nelson and sons. London. 1853. FIRST EDITION. 8vo. (7 x 4.6 inches). Frontis, vignette on extra title page and four full page engraved plates, each with a tissue guard. Aside from a couple of small water marks to the frontis and title pages this is a ...

From Paul Foster Books


Krilof and his fables, by KRYLOV, Ivan Andreevich

1869 1st ed Russian FABLES Ivan Krylov Russia Aesop La Fontaine Illustrated Ivan Krylov is still to this day Russia's best and most popular fabulist. Living at the turn of the 19th-century, Krylov did not begin writing fables until 1809, when he was 40 ye...

From Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books


Memoirs of the Princess Daschkaw, Lady of Honour to Catherine II ... comprising letters of the Empress, and other correspondence. Edited from the originals, by Mrs. W. Bradford by DASHKOVA, Ekaterina Romanovna

1840 1ed Memoirs of Princess Dashkova RUSSIA Enlightenment Catherine II Wilmot Princess Yekaterina Dashkova was a close personal friend of Catherine II the Great of Russia who is best known for her role in placing Catherine II on the throne. She wrote a ...

From Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books


Russia: Or, a Compleat Historical Account of All the Nations Which Compose That Empire by Georgi, Johann Gottieb (1738-1801)

Pall-Mall, London, 1780-1783: For J. Nichols, T. Cadell, H. Payne, C. Dilly and N. Conant. First English Translation. Octavo. In four volumes. Volume I: Finnish Nations, cxi, (1) errata, 201pp. 2 plates. Volume II: Tartar nations, 401pp; 2 plates Volume ...

From Alcuin Books, ABAA-ILAB


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



Leipzig & Paris: Karl Baedeker & Paul Ollendorff. Very Good+. 1902. Third Edition. Flexible cloth. Clean red flexible cloth with bright gilt titles on front cover and spine. Fold out color map frontispiece. Avec 19 cartes et 32 plans (Manuel De ...

From Nick Bikoff, Bookseller


Living Water A Novel in Four Parts by Kozhevnikov, Alexei

Moscow: Foreign Languages Publishing House, 1954 Green/blue/gilt covers. Frontispiece of Kozhevniko Liberary of Selected Soviet Literature Stalin Prize 1950 Author of Ocean's Brother 1939. Extra title page in Russian. Illustrated by D. Piatkin. Transl...

From Open Door Books


Memoirs Of H.R.H. Prince Christopher Of Greece by H.R.H. Prince Christopher of Greece

1st Edition, Hurst & Blackett, Ltd., The Mayflower Press, Plymouth, 1938. 187 pages, indexed. Antiquarian. Used. Good condition, bright pages, Light foxing noted to endpapers, page margins. Does not affect plates or text. AUTOBIOGRAPHY. A HISTORY OF THE M...

From Mary Riversong


NO THIRD PATH (INSCRIBED COPY) by Novak, Joseph (Jerzy Kosinski, Pseudonym)

New York: Doubleday & Co.. Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket. 1962. First Edition. Hardcover. Clean reddish-brown cloth with black title on spine. Dust jacket protected in a mylar cover has a few small closed edge tears. Text tight, clean & in...

From Nick Bikoff, Bookseller


The Oil Fields Of Russia, And The Russian Petroleum Industry: A Practical Handbook On The Exploration, Exploitation, And Management Of Russian Oil Properties, Including Notes On The Origin Of Petroleum In Russia [Second Edition, Revised, Inscribed To Ralph Arnold) by Thompson, A. Beeby [Inscribed By The Author To Ralph Arnold]

London: Crosby, Lockwood And Son, 1908. 2nd Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Very Good +. Maps, Charts, Photographs. Xix, 504 Pp + 5 Pp Ads At End. Second Edition, Revised And Expanded. Original Blue Cloth, Gilt, Beveled Edges. Inscribed In London By Th...

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