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Dlinnoe Imya [The Long Name]

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Biblionne
Published
1929
Condition
In near good condition, stains on cover, spine rubbed.
Edition
[12] pp., ill.
Item Price
$550.00

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[Moskva], Gosudarstvennoe izdatelstvo, 1929. Limited to 30 000 copies. First edition. The original Japanese tale (長い名前) was published in 1898 (The Yanagita Kunio Guide to the Japanese Folk Tale. 234). The origin of the tale is rakugo (a kind of talk show), an oral art developed during the period of Edo (1603–1868). It was a myth about why Chinese names… Read more
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$550.00
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Zvezdochka [Star]

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Biblionne
Published
1910?
Condition
In good condition, stained on some pages.
Edition
#1—[12] pp., ill.; #2—[20] pp., ill.; #4—[12] pp., ill.
Item Price
$1,309.00

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N.p., N.p., 1910? Handwritten miniature children's magazine created by an unknown child. Issues includes fairy tales, short stories, verses (by Russian children's poets), riddles, rebuses, magazine subscriber's drawings and 'readers' letters'. According to these letters, a child made this magazine in a countryside, where she/he spent summer holidays. In 'Our Post' column a child wrote that she/ he missed his friends,… Read more
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$1,309.00
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Zheleznaia Doroga [The Railroad]

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Biblionne
Published
1937
Condition
In good condition, but first two leaves slightly cut
Edition
[12] pp., ill
Item Price
$290.00

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Livre d'artiste. First edition. Elena Safonova studied in VKhUTEMAS under Kuzma Petrov-Vodkin. She was close to OBERIU (the Union of Real Art), Russian avant-garde futurist association. She illustrated books of Aleksandr Vvedensky and Daniil Kharms, prominent poets of OBERIU. In 1932 she was arrested and send into exile with members of this union. OCLC locates two copies in Princeton University and Western… Read more
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$290.00
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Pobeda nad vodnym prostranstvom [Victory over water]

by Lopatin N

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Biblionne
Published
1926
Condition
original front cover only, back cover is new, spots to covers
Edition
47 pp., ill
Item Price
$320.00

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Popular edition for children about rivers, channels and ships illustrated with photos and photomontages. It includes story about SS Leviathan, photos of semidreadnought Lord Nelson and South Carolina-class battleships. There is distinguished story about Special Expedition for Underwater Works to salvage valuable cargo and equipment from sunken ships established by GPU. They tried to find HMS Prince lost in a storm off… Read more
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$320.00
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Karta SSSR. Znaesh li ty kartu svoei rodiny? [The map of USSR. Do you Know the Map of your Motherland?].

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Biblionne
Published
1940
Condition
in very good condition, restored small tear to front cover.
Edition
15 pp., ill
Item Price
$750.00

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Uspenskii L.V. - compiler. Kalinin S.A. - book design Propaganda among the children. Printed in 1939 shortly before expansion territory of USSR. When Western Ukraine and Western Belorussia was joined to USSR this edition became not relevant. The edition was prepared in Museum Leningrad House of Popular Science. It was forward-looking children's museum with interactive exhibitions. Rare. We couldn't find any… Read more
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$750.00
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Shokolad [Chocolate]

by Zilov Lev

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Biblionne
Published
1928
Condition
in good condition outside, many marks by pen on margins, still interesting copy
Edition
30 pp., illustrations in red and black
Item Price
$1,250.00

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The one and only edition of the book. The book about chocolate. How it made, from the Native Americans to Russian confectionary Red October. Illustrator Vera Ivanova (1896-1948) studied in VKhUTEMAS and made several books together with Lev Zilov (The century of Russian book art, p.114). The author Lev Zilov (1883-1937) was poet and writer for children. OCLC traces one… Read more
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$1,250.00
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Chasy [Clocks]

by Polonskaia Elizaveta

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Biblionne
Condition
near to good condition, small tears to spine, losses of color layer on spine, marks by pen inside
Edition
16 pp., ill.
Item Price
$350.00

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Second edition [of this design]. Poems about clocks from Russian poetess Elizaveta Polonskaia (1890-1969) - member of The Serapion Brothers group (look Leslie Dorfman Davis, Serapion Sister: The Poetry of Elizaveta Polonskaja. Evanston, IL, 2001). Wolfgang Kasack wrote that her poetry is 'clear and beautiful'. In 20s she worked as a translator into Russian, f.e. works of Shakespeare. The illustrations made… Read more
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$350.00
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Zvezdy [Stars]

by Zhigankov P

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Biblionne
Published
1932
Condition
in very good condition
Edition
16 pp., ill.
Item Price
$1,800.00

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This picture book coincides with opening of first Planetarium in Russia (1929). Planetarium 'only looks like a church', but here we will tell you the whole truth about the Universe, will wean you from belief in fairy tales about the creation of the World and 'will teach you the truth'. The book made by Dmitrii Mel'nikov (1889-1966). He worked a lot… Read more
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$1,800.00
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Loshadka. [The Horse]

by Kvitko Leib

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

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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
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$200.00
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Solominka, ugol' i bob [The Straw, the Coal, and the Bean]

by The Brothers Grimm

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Biblionne
Published
1938
Condition
in good condition, spot to first page
Edition
[12] pp., ill.
Item Price
$450.00

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A. Vvedensky - adaptation First edition of adaption. It was reissued twice in that year. 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.… Read more
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$450.00