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Mech Mira [The War That Will End War]

by Wells H.G

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Biblionne
Published
1915
Condition
Signed and inscribed by the translator. In good condition, cracks and small losses on the spine, owner’s mark on the spine, sl
Edition
VIII, 132, [2] pp.
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$2,067.00

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Petrograd, Tip. Imperatorskogo uchilishcha glukhonemykh, 1915. One of two first editions of Wells's The War That Will End War (1914) published in 1915 in Russia. The only edition of this translation. Signed and inscribed by the translator, an employee of the Petrograd Military Censorship Commission and staff captain Grigoriy Nazarov to colleague, lieutenant Medar: 'For lieutenant Medar, military censorship officer in… Read more
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Sverchok na pechi [The Cricket on the Hearth]

by Dickens Charles

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Biblionne
Published
1925
Condition
Near very good condition
Edition
143,[1] pp., ill.
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$414.00

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Moskva-Leningrad, Gosudarstvennoe izdatelʹstvo, 1925. Fine illustrated edition of The Cricket on the Hearth (1845) in Russian. For the first time this translation appeared in Dickens's Collected works (St. Petersburg, vol. 7, 1894). Our edition doesn't contain the translator's name. Cover, headpieces, endpieces and five full-page woodcuts by graphic artist Aleksey Kravchenko (1889–1940). He is considered a master of woodcut. He… Read more
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Vladetel ' Ostrovov . [The Lord of the Isles].

by Scott Walter

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Biblionne
Published
1827
Condition
in good condition, losses on spine, rubbed, foxing and stains on pages.
Edition
275 p.
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$3,800.00

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Moskva, Tip. Avgusta Semena, 1827. The one and only edition of the poem The Lord of the Isles by Walter Scott (1771-1832) in Russian. Translated as prose. The original poem was published in 1815. This poem is about the national hero of Scotland Robert the Bruce. He headed the First War of Scottish Independence against England and was a King of Scots… Read more
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Otello, Venetsianskii Mavr [The Tragedy of Othello, The Moor of Venice]

by Shakespeare William

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Biblionne
Published
1945
Condition
In good condition, wears to back cover, small losses of spine and cover, owner's inscription on title-page.
Edition
140 pp.
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$330.00

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Translation by Boris Pasternak. Cover by N. Il'in. Moskva, GIKhL, 1945. Limited to 25 000 copies. Second edition of Otello in Pasternak's translation. First edition was glassprinting and unofficial, limited to 300 copies. It's practically unobtainable. This translation was intended for production in the Small Theatre [Malyi Theatre] in Moscow, 'which put spurs to me and hurried up'. Pasternak finished the translation in July 1944.… Read more
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Prints Datskii [Hamlet. Prince of Denmark].

by Shakespeare William

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Biblionne
Published
1942
Condition
In good condition, crack on front cover, rebacked, spine restored, new endpapers.
Edition
[1], portrait, 184 p., ill.
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$1,053.00

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Translation by Boris Pasternak. Preface and comments - M. Morozov. Moskva-Leningrad, Detgiz, 1942. Signed to print 7/VIII 1942. The book was issued during the Second World War. Second book edition of Hamlet in Pasternak's translation. Vsevolod Meyerkhold, Soviet theater director, asked to Pasternak translate this play in 1938. Meyerhold decided that Hamlet should be played by two actors: man and woman. One should read… Read more
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