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

by Laktionov A.F.

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

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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
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V kol'tse l'dov (Tri goda na ostrove Vrangelia). [In the ring of ice (Three years on Wrangel Island)]

by Voitinskaia N.

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Biblionne
Condition
in very good condition, owner’s inscription
Edition
120 pp., ill.
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$560.00

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Series Biblioteka 'Leninskih iskr'. ['Lenin sparks' Library]. Leningrad: Krasnaya gazeta, 1930 Limited to 15.000 copies.The fictionalized juvenil story about first soviet settlement on Wrangel island headed by Russian polar explorer Georgii Ushakov. The small Russian colony spent three years on island without any radio connection with world. The end of the book is expecting of ice-breaker Litke that which had to… Read more
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Daesh' ostrov Vrangelia! [Give Wrangel Island!]

by S-N

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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
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$560.00

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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
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