Banned Books from Biblionne

New Arrivals

No cover image available

Soedinenie, Perevod i Issledovanie Chetyrekh Evangeliy [Harmonization, Translation and Research of the Four Gospels]. 3 vol. in 2 books.

by Tolstoy L.

Seller
Biblionne
Published
1907-1908
Condition
In good condition, uncut; 1 vol. - uncut, corner of the front cover repaired, stain to the front cover, 2 vol. - losses to spine
Edition
IV, [2], 298 pp.; [2], II, [2], 307, [5], 252 pp.
Item Price
$14,000.00

Show Details

Description:
Moskva, Posrednik, T-vo I.N. Kushnerev, 1907-1908. Lifetime edition. This is the most rare Four Gospels... edition, especially in complete set. Banned edition. Fist volume limited to 6 200 copies, second - 5 000 copies. Tolstoy was excommunicated from the Orthodox church because of his interpretation of the Gospel. Tolstoy specially prepared the second and third parts of the work for this… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$14,000.00
No cover image available

Kak borolas’ i pala sovetskaya Vengriya [How struggled and fallen Soviet Hungary].

by Gaydu Pavel [Hajdu Pál]

Seller
Biblionne
Published
1931
Condition
near very good condition, minor losses to spine.
Edition
79 p., ill
Item Price
$130.00

Show Details

Description:
Moskva-Leningrad: OGIZ, Moskovskiy rabochiy, 1931 Limited to 25 000 copies. The book's author was Hungarian communist journalist Pál Hajdu (1896-1937/8). After the fall of the Republic he was arrested and sentenced to prison. In 1922 he went to Russia as one of participant of the Soviet-Hungarian prisoner exchange deal. Later he worked for The Publishing Association of Foreign Workers. Hajdu was arrested… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$130.00
No cover image available

V Beloi Vengrii [At the White Hungary]

by Rakosh Franz

Seller
Biblionne
Published
1926
Condition
in good condition, losses to spine, stamp on front cover and p.17, small tears and losses of the front cover, some rubbing to th
Edition
48 p., ill.
Item Price
$250.00

Show Details

Description:
Moskva: TsK MOPR,1926 Limited to 15 000 copies. The book was published by International Red Aid (MOPR) for the protection of Hungarian communist and a well-known fig - ure in the international communist movement Mátyás Rákosi. He was arrested in Hungary and faced the death penalty in that time. As a result of the campaign he was sentenced to prison. The… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$250.00
No cover image available

K Derevenskoi Bednote. Ob’iasnenie dlia Krest’ian, Chego Khotiat Sotsial-Demokraty [To the Rural poor. An Explanation for the Peasants of What the Social-Democrats Want]

by Lenin N.

Seller
Biblionne
Published
1903
Condition
Unopened copy in good condition, small loss and cracks on the spine and front cover, stamps and ticket on the front cover and ti
Edition
92, [4] pp.
Item Price
$1,800.00

Show Details

Description:
With the supplement of the draft of Russian Social Democratic Labour Party Program. Geneva, Zagranichnaia Liga Russkoi Revolutsionnoi Sotsial-Demokratii, 1903 First edition of this 'important direct appeal to poor peasants'. The other significant part of the book is the draft of Russian Social Democratic Labour Party (RSDLP) Program. RSDLP haven't own program and party rules till 1903, though it formed in 1898.… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$1,800.00
No cover image available

Obiasnenie Zakona o Shtrafakh [Explanation of Penalty Law]

by [Lenin V.]

Seller
Biblionne
Published
1897
Condition
In good condition, ticket on the front cover, owner’s stamps
Edition
48 pp.
Item Price
$3,500.00

Show Details

Description:
The first Lenin's article separately published typographically. All his previous works, pamphlets and leaflets were published lithographically. Anonymous edition. The second edition. The first edition was false imprint and unobtainable now. Even in catalogue of the Bernstein-Souvarine's collection our edition noticed as first edition (#736). Labour legislation was first introduced in Russia in 1882. In 1886 minister of finance Witte… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$3,500.00
No cover image available

Puteshestvie na krai nochi [Voyage au bout de la nuit / Journey to the End of the Night]

by Celine Louis-Ferdinand

Seller
Biblionne
Published
1934
Condition
In good condition, small loss of lower part of the cover and few pages, stain to back cover, mark from a paperclip on spine
Edition
295 pp
Item Price
$810.00

Show Details

Description:
Translation by Elsa Triolet. Preface by Ivan Anisimov. Moskva, Khudozhestvennaia literatura, 1934 Limited to 15 000 copies. Second edition of the translation of the novel Voyage au bout de la nuit (1932) in Russian. This edition was published eleven months later after first edition. New preface was added, the text of the translation was slightly edited. As original publication of the novel… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$810.00
No cover image available

…I vintovkami i dubinami [And Blackthorns].

by Phelan Jim

Seller
Biblionne
Published
1947
Condition
In good condition, small losses to spine, spots to back cover, owner's inscription on the title page.
Edition
275 pp.
Item Price
$460.00

Show Details

Description:
Translation by N. Vol'pin, G. Prokunina. Preface by A. Starcev. Illustrations by I. Brullin. Moskva, Inostrannaia literatura, 1947. The first and only edition in Russian of Jim Phelan's novel And Blackthorns (1944). The second and last Phelan's book in Russian in Soviet era times. Translator Nadezhda Volpin has published poems in Imaginism style. She gave birth to Sergei Yesenin's son, Alexander Esenin-Volpin. She… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$460.00
No cover image available

Londonskii s'ezd Rossiiskoi sotsial-demokraticheskoi rabochei partii [London Congress of the Russian Social￾Democratic Labour Party]

by Stalin I.V.

Seller
Biblionne
Published
1940
Condition
in good condition, lightly spots to covers
Edition
68 pp., 22 plates, some folded
Item Price
$350.00

Show Details

Description:
The book looks like other important Stalinist editions: stamped hardback, folded plates etc. This kind of editions is intended for the construction and support of Stalin's cult of personality. These books were censored after de-Stalinization, portraits of Stalin and other attributes of cult were cut off. OCLC locates four copies of this edition in USA, in Cornell University, in Columbia… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$350.00
No cover image available

Ob elektrifikatsii [About electrification]

by Lenin V.I.

Seller
Biblionne
Published
1936
Condition
in very good condition, spine slightly rubbed, small spots to front cover
Edition
215 pp., portrait, folded plates
Item Price
$950.00

Show Details

Description:
The fifteenth anniversary edition for GOELRO plan (*State Commission for Electrification of Russia*). The Plan included construction of a network of 30 regional power plants, including ten large hydroelectric power plants, and numerous electric-powered large industrial enterprises. Two folded plates are facsimile of Lenin's letters. The book looks like other important Stalinist editions: stamped hardback, folded plates etc. Construction of Lenin's… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$950.00
No cover image available

Otchetnyi doklad XVII S'ezdu Partii o rabote TSK VKP(b) 26 ianvaria 1934 g. [Report to XVII Party Congress about the work of Central CFS 26th of January 1934]

by Stalin I.V

Seller
Biblionne
Published
1935
Condition
in good condition, slightly spots to pages
Edition
152 pp., ill
Item Price
$1,250.00

Show Details

Description:
Sedel'nikov N. - book design. One of several editions of this Stalin's report but really unusual illustrated. XVII Party Congress nicknamed The Congress of the Victors due to the economic successes of The First FiveYear Plan, and also it was named The Congress of the Condemned. 1,996 party members which attended Congress, 1,108 members were arrested later, about two thirds of… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$1,250.00
No cover image available

Loshadka. [The Horse]

by Kvitko Leib

Seller
Biblionne
Published
1938
Condition
in good condition, owner’s inscription
Edition
[12] pp., ill
Item Price
$200.00

Show Details

Description:
Moskva: Detizdat TsK VLKSM,1938 Livre d'artiste. First edition. Leib Kvitko is an Yiddish poet, a member of The Kultur Lige. His books were translated by the best Soviet poets and illustrated by the Russian children's favourite artist Vladimir Konashevich. During the Second World War Kvitko became a member of Jewish Ani-Fascist Committee. Together with Peretz Markish, David Hofstein and Itzik Feffer… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$200.00
No cover image available

Rabochii prazdnik. Stikhi dlia detei. [Working holiday. Verses for children]

by Vvedensky A.

Seller
Biblionne
Published
1930
Condition
in good condition
Edition
11 pp., ill.
Item Price
$2,500.00

Show Details

Description:
First and only one edition. Livre d'artiste. Lithographed book. Aleksandr Vvedensky was one the founders the OBERIU group (Union of Real Art). This association considered be one of the most radical poetry groups. The members of the group were attacked in press, then arrested and expelled from Leningrad. Since that Vvedensky started work for children. Nevertheless Vvedensky was arrested and… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$2,500.00
No cover image available

Severnaia Zemlia. Ostrova Sovetskoi Arktiki. [Northern Land. Soviet Arctic islands].

by Laktionov A.F.

Seller
Biblionne
Published
1936
Condition
in good condition, little tears to spine
Edition
120 pp., ill., map
Item Price
$560.00

Show Details

Description:
Arhangel'sk: Ogiz, Severnoe kraevoe izdatel'svo, 1936 Limited to 5.000 copies. First edition.Earlier description of the archipelago Severnaya Zemlya illustrated throughout with maps, tables and photos.Alexander Fedorovich Laktionov (1899-1965) - the oceanologist and polar explorer. IN the book he describes in details history of opening and studying of Severnaya Zemlya, activity of expedition of G. Ushakov and N. Urvantsev and expeditions of O.… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$560.00
No cover image available

Daesh' ostrov Vrangelia! [Give Wrangel Island!]

by S-N

Seller
Biblionne
Published
1925
Condition
in very good condition, small losses to back cover, owner’s inscriptionin very good condition, small losses to back cover, own
Edition
69, [3] pp., in original illustrated wrappers
Item Price
$560.00

Show Details

Description:
Series Biblioteka raboche-krest'ianskoi molodezhi. [Library worker-peasant youth]. V. Zof - foreword.GB - covers.Moscow, Novaya Moskva, 1925The propaganda book about first Russian expedition to Wrangel island realized on ice-breaker Red October under Boris Davydov's command from July to October 1924. Reason for the expedition was a colony of US and Canada citizens on the island which established in 1921 and expanded in… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$560.00
No cover image available

Ballady o Robin Gude. [Ballads of Robin Hood]

by -

Seller
Biblionne
Published
1919
Condition
in very good condition
Edition
103 pp., in original wrappers
Item Price
$660.00

Show Details

Description:
Series Vsemirnaia literatura. Angliia [World literature. England] #8.N. Gumilev - editor. M. Gor'kii - foreword. A. Leo –covers.Peterburg: Vsemirnaia literatura, 1919 First Russian separate book with Ballads of Robin Hood edited by famous Russian poet Nikolai Gumilev, who translated two ballads also.The best Russian poets participated in this edition: Vsevolod Rozhdestvensky, Georgii Ivanov, Georgii Adamovich and Adrian Piotrovsky.The edition printed in… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$660.00
image of OCHERKI LITERATURNOGO DVIZHENIYA REVOLUTSIONNOI EPOKHI (1917-1927) [SCETCHES OF LITERARY MOVEMENT OF REVOLUTIONARY ERA (1917-1927)]

OCHERKI LITERATURNOGO DVIZHENIYA REVOLUTSIONNOI EPOKHI (1917-1927) [SCETCHES OF LITERARY MOVEMENT OF REVOLUTIONARY ERA (1917-1927)]

by POLONSKII V

Seller
Biblionne
Published
1928
Condition
uncut in original printed wrappers, very good condition, slightly spotted to the cover, with owner’s number to the title
Item Price
$170.00

Show Details

Description:
Moskva-Leningrad: GIZ,1928 First edition. Limited to 3.000 copies. Review of Futurism, Imaginism and Constructivism movements in Russian Literature. Banned, due the articles on Trotsky and Bukharin. [Russian literature 10s – 20s of XXth. Criticism]
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$170.00
image of PUSHKIN I MIROVAYA LITERATURA [PUSHKIN AND WORLD LITERATURE]

PUSHKIN I MIROVAYA LITERATURA [PUSHKIN AND WORLD LITERATURE]

by Nusinov, Isaak

Seller
Biblionne
Published
1941
Condition
light edgeworn, spotting to spine
Edition
397 pp.
Item Price
$125.00

Show Details

Description:
Moskva, Sovetskiy pisatel', 1941. First and only book edition.Isaak Markovich Nusinov (1889 - 1950) jewish and soviet literary critic and literature historian. In 1917, Nusinov was The Bund leader in Chernigov. He was arrested the following year in Kiev by Symon Petliura's Ukrainian authorities and sentenced to death, but escaped. Until 1939 he headed the Yiddish Section of the Soviet Writers Union.… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$125.00
image of LITERATURA ETIKH LET 1917-1923 [LITERATURE OF THESE YEARS 1917-1923]

LITERATURA ETIKH LET 1917-1923 [LITERATURE OF THESE YEARS 1917-1923]

by KOGAN P

Seller
Biblionne
Published
1924
Condition
in the original illustrated wrappers
Item Price
$240.00

Show Details

Description:
Ivanovo-Voznesensk: Osnova, 1924 Second edition. Limited to 3.000 copies. The good collected sketches about writers and poets of the iterature of first soviet years. A lot of imprisoned and shooted poets and writers mentioned here, f.e. Osip Mandel'shtam. The book was returned to readers only in 1987.
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$240.00