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Tarantul [Tarantula]

by Dylan Bob

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Biblionne
Published
1991
Condition
In good condition, spine slightly rubbed.
Edition
138, [2] pp., ill
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$550.00

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Vladivostok, Uliss, 1991. Limited to 20 000 copies. First Russian edition of first Dylan's book. Tarantula, an experimental prose and poetry collection in stream-of-consciousness style, was written in 1965–1966. The publishing process was interrupted because of the Dylan's motorcycle accident. First copies appeared by underground press in the middle of 1965. First official edition was issued only in 1971. In 2003… Read more
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Vzglyani na Dom Svoy, Angel. Istoriya Pogrebennoy Zhizni [Look Homeward, Angel. A Story of the Buried Life]

by Wolfe Thomas

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Biblionne
Published
1971
Condition
In good condition only, rubbed dust jacket, tears on dj
Edition
669, [3] pp., ill.
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$400.00

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Moskva, Khudozhestvennaya literature, 1971. Limited to 100 000 copies. Wolfe's first book in Russia. The introduction was prepared by Inna Levidova (1916–1988), a translator, literary critic and key figure of the Soviet bibliography. She was a bibliographer in the All-Russia State Library for Foreign Literature and wrote important bibliographies of English and American literature. She called Wolfe 'an eternal youth' and… Read more
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$400.00
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Polnyi Povorot Krugom [Turnabout]

by Faulkner William

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Biblionne
Published
1963
Condition
In good condition, tears on the front cover, small stains on the cover, spine and back cover slightly rubbed, owner's mark on th
Edition
46, [2] pp., ill
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$450.00

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Moskva, Pravda, 1963. Limited to 111 600 copies. First book edition of these stories in Russia. This collection of stories includes Turnabout (1932) and Delta Autumn (1942). Turnabout is 'one of Faulkner's most popular stories and the best-known of his World War I fictions'. Delta Autumn is one of the seven stories from the novel Go Down, Moses. In the foreword… Read more
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$450.00
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Sem' Rasskazov [Seven Short Stories]

by Faulkner William

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Biblionne
Published
1958
Condition
In good condition, minor losses on the spine, small cracks on the spine, tears on the cover.
Edition
177, [3] pp.
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$300.00

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Moskva, Inostrannaya literatura, 1958. Faulkner's first book in Russian. This collection of stories includes: Barn Burning (1939), A Justice (1931), Red Leaves (1930), That Evening Sun (1931), Smoke (1932), Percy Grimm (1932) and Victory (1931). The story Percy Grimm is an extract from the novel Light in August (1932). It is interesting, that the second Faulkner's book was issued in the following… Read more
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The Centaur

by Updike John

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Biblionne
Published
1963
Condition
In good condition, tears on dj.
Edition
[12], 3-302, [8] pp
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$650.00

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New York, Alfred A. Knopf, 1963. Signed and inscribed by the author: 'To Lila / with best wishes / John Updike / 19-XI-64'. First edition. Updike traveled to the USSR from October 20 to December 6, 1964 (Bellis De J. The John Updike Encyclopedia, 2000). In the USSR The Centaur appeared in the magazine Inostrannaya literature (#1-2) in 1965 for… Read more
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The Great Gatsby

by Fitzgerald F. Scott

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Biblionne
Published
1973
Condition
in good condition, scraped edges, small stains on spine, owner's pencil marks.
Edition
184 pp., ill. Limited to 50 000 copies.
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$550.00

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Kiev, Dnipro Publishers, 1973. Rare first edition of the novel in the USSR in English. First edition of The Great Gatsby in Ukraine. First edition in Ukrainian language was published only in 1982. Editions in English, issued in the USSR, published usually as adapted text books for schools or universities. However, this edition were printed to 'common' readers and includes the… Read more
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Odin iz Putey v Ray [Among the Paths to Eden].

by Capote Truman

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Biblionne
Published
1967
Condition
near very good condition
Edition
64 pp.
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$450.00

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Moskva, Pravda, 1967. Second Capote's book edition in Russia. This collection of stories includes Jug of Silver (1945), Among the Paths to Eden (1960), A Christmas Memory (part of the cycle Buddy and Miss Sook, 1956) and Children on Their Birthdays (1948). First book edition of these stories in Russian. In the foreword Capote called 'blueeyed dreamer Dill' from the novel… Read more
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Three American Plays

by Eugene O'Neill, Tennessee Williams, Lillian Hellman

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Biblionne
Published
1972
Condition
in good condition
Edition
384 pp., ill.
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$350.00

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Moscow, Progress publishers, 1972. Text of plays are In English, afterword and commentaries are in Russian. The book includes three plays: Long Day's Journey Into Night (1941) by Eugene O'Neill, The Autumn Garden (1951) by Lillian Hellman and Orpheus Descending (1957) by Tennessee Williams. The first edition of Long Day's Journey Into Night in the USSR. Exactly for this play O'Neill… Read more
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Internatsional'naya Literatura [International Literature].

by [Hemingway Ernest]

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Biblionne
Published
1938
Condition
in good condition, small tears on cover, spine repaired.
Edition
264 pp., ill. Limited to 15 000 copies.
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$450.00

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Moskva-Leningrad,Goslitizdat, Khudozhe-stvennaia literatura, 1938 Limited to 15 000 copies. The magazine with story by Ernest Hemingway Starik u Mosta (Old Man at the Bridge; 1938). It takes place during the Spanish Civil War. Instead of using this note as a news article to the North American Newspaper Association, Hemingway published it as a shot story in Ken Magazine (№ 4, May 19,… Read more
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Smert' Posle Poludnya. [Death in the Afternoon].

by Hemingway Ernest

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Biblionne
Published
1934
Condition
in very good condition, minor losses on spine, small stain on back cover, small loss of edge on pp. 23-24 without text.
Edition
271 pp., portrait. Limited to 8 000 copies.
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$3,600.00

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[Moskva], Goslitizdat, 1934. Limited to 8 000 copies. Hemingway's first book in Russian. Passed for printing on 8/XII 1934. This edition includes stories from Hemingway's first book In Our Time (except On the Quai at Smyrna, The Revolutionist and My Old Man), Men Without Women (Ten Indians, The Killers, In Another Country, A Simple Enquiry, Che Ti Dice La Patria? (I),… Read more
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Sobranie sochinenii. Tt. 1-2 [Collected works. I-II]

by Twain Mark

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Biblionne
Published
1896
Condition
in good condition, worn to covers and spine, spine and several pages restored, several pages are soiled.
Edition
372 pp., 258 pp
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$1,500.00

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Lindegren A.N. and V.O.T. [Trakhtenberg] - translation. Fedorova N.M. - translation First translation of the novel A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court in Russian language. The translation appeared in second volume of the first Mark Twain's Collected Works edition in Russian language. Several stories published previously as the novel The American Claimant. It appeared four years before in serials in… Read more
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Velikii Getsbi. Noch' nezhna. [The Great Gatsby. Tender is the night]. The novels.

by Fitzgerald F. Scott

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Biblionne
Published
1982
Condition
in good condition, corners slightly bumped
Edition
472 pp., 4 pp., ill
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$900.00

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Pinchevski Mar - translation. Kukhalashvili Volodimir - afterword. Chekan'uk Iu.A. - book design The first edition of The Great Gatsby in Ukrainian language. Tender is the Night was published in Ukrainian in 1975 for the first time. Translated by Mar Pinchevskii (1925-1983) - journalist and writer. He was a son of Jewish poet Moishe Pinchevskii. Mar Pinchevskii translated into Ukrainian novels… Read more
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$900.00
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Pod sen’yu statui Svobody [Under the Statue of Liberty]. The Stories by American Writers

by Stephen Leacock, Richard Connell, Louis Mamet

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Biblionne
Published
1951
Condition
Good
Edition
64 pp., ill.
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$230.00

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Moskva: Voenizdat, 1951. B. Privalov and I. Savitsky – translation from English. V. Briskin – illustrations. Series Biblioteka Zhurnala 'Sovetskiy voin' № 6 (169) [Soviet Military Magazine Library]. Collected humoristic stories written before the World War II. It contains stories by Canadian humorist Stephen Leacock including A Hero in Homespun or The Life Struggle of Hezekiah Hayloft from his Nonsense Novels (1911),… Read more
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Chto ikh zhdet vperedi [What awaits them ahead]. The Stories by American Writers

by Louis Mamet, Mike Quin

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Biblionne
Published
1949
Condition
Good
Edition
64 pp., ill.
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$100.00

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Moskva: Voenizdat, 1949B. Privalov and I. Savitsky – translation from English. P. Karachentsov – illustrations. Series Biblioteka Zhurnala 'Sovetskiy Voin' № 13 (128) [Soviet Military Magazine Library]. Collected stories including a story by Louis Mamet and Mike Quin, a communist writer (How the Devil Unbuttoned Whittingham). Libman 897. We couldn't trace any copy in OCLC.
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Internacional’naya literatura [International literature]. 1937. № 2.

by Various Authors

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Biblionne
Published
1937
Condition
in original wrappers, losses to spine, cracks to corners.
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$200.00

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Moskow-Leningrad: GIKHL, 1937 This issue of monthly magazine contains poems by American imagist poets, Hilda "H.D." Doolittle, John Gould Fletcher etc.
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