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Trudovoy Khleb [Hard-earned Bread].

by Ostrovsky A.

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Biblionne
Published
1874
Condition
In good condition, losses on the spine and the front cover edges, stains, owner’s marks.
Edition
44 pp.
Item Price
$3,000.00

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Moskva, Lit. G-na Tyazhelova, 1874. First and only separate life-time edition of Russian all-time favourite playwright Alexander Ostrovsky (1823–1886). Rare lithographed edition (from the manuscript text) of a play Hard-earned Bread used in theatre rehearsals. The play was first performed at the Maly Theater on 28 November 1874. This edition was signed by censorship on 21 December. Very rare. We couldn't… Read more
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Kreitserova Sonata [The Kreutzer Sonata].

by Tolstoy L.

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Biblionne
Published
1890
Edition
196, [2], 22, [4] pp.
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$21,300.00

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N.p., N.p., 1890? Extremely rare clandestine hectograph edition of Tolstoy's The Kreutzer Sonata. This is the first novella in Russian about the marriage and the relationships between sexes. After a long story of editing by the author initial text this eighth version (penultimate, finished in October 1889) has been rewritten by Tolstoy's daughter, Maria, and delivered to St. Petersburg. At the same… Read more
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Rabochii prazdnik. Stikhi dlia detei. [Working holiday. Verses for children]

by Vvedensky A.

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

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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
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Pesn' o stroike. [Song of the construction]

by Barto A

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Biblionne
Published
1931
Condition
repaired in good condition
Edition
16 pp., ill.
Item Price
$1,250.00

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Very rare first edition. Livre d'artiste. Lithographed book. Early illustrations of Tatiana Mavrina. She studied at VKhUTEMAS. Mavrina started illustrated children books since 30s as well as some other Russian avantgarde artists due to less censorship in this genre in USSR. Mavrina is the only Russian artist who won Hans Christian Andersen Award for illustration. OCLC locates only one copy in… Read more
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Notnaia azbuka [The music alphabet]

by Konchalovskaia Natalia

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Biblionne
Published
1947
Condition
in very good condition
Edition
38 pp., notes, ill
Item Price
$210.00

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Moskva: Sovetskii khudozhnik, 1947 Two-color lithographed edition. The post-war edition of teaching children music literacy. Natalia Konchalovskaia (1903-1988) famous Soviet writer and translator, author of popular children's books. Her father was the artist Petr Konchalovskii, and the grandfather – prominent Russian artist Vasilii Surikov. Her sons - Andrei Konchalovsky and Nikita Mikhalkov are famous film directors. Innokentii Shaposhnikov (Proskuriakov, Kesha 1901- 1960)… Read more
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$210.00
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Istoriia zhilishcha. [The History of housing]

by [Dostoinova N.Ya., Serova N.S.]

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Biblionne
Published
1922
Condition
in good condition, small loses to front cover, stained to back cover, owner’s signature to first page
Edition
[40] pp., ill
Item Price
$460.00

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Limited to 4.000 copies. Lithographed edition. Little known about the author of the book Nadezhda Dostoinova. She was daughter of Iakov Dostoinov who finished Moscow Theological Academy and directed People's House of countess Panina in Saint Petersburg. After revolution N. Dostoinova lived in Vologda and worked in Vologda Public Library. We couldn't trace any copy in OCLC
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