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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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Three American Plays

by Eugene O'Neill, Tennessee Williams, Lillian Hellman

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Biblionne
Published
1972
Condition
in good condition
Edition
384 pp., ill.
Item Price
$350.00

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Moscow, Progress publishers, 1972. Text of plays are In English, afterword and commentaries are in Russian. The book includes three plays: Long Day's Journey Into Night (1941) by Eugene O'Neill, The Autumn Garden (1951) by Lillian Hellman and Orpheus Descending (1957) by Tennessee Williams. The first edition of Long Day's Journey Into Night in the USSR. Exactly for this play O'Neill… Read more
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25 Let so Dnya Smerti. (1904-1929). [25 Years from the Death. 1904-1929].

by A.P. Chekhov.

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Biblionne
Published
1929
Condition
in good condition, minor losses on spine, stain on top edge, stained to back cover.
Edition
[8] pp., 24 plates. Limited to 5 000 copies.
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$350.00

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Moskva-Leningrad, Gosudarstvennoe Izdatelʹstvo, 1929. Limited to 5 000 copies. Album with Chekhov's brief biography and reproductions of rare photographs. These photos published on basis of the Chekhov House-Museum and the Museum of the Moscow Art Theatre collections. One of the most interesting photo made in 1898. There is Chekhov, who was reading text of The Seagull for the artists and… Read more
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P'esy [Plays].

by Chekhov Anton

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Biblionne
Published
1897
Condition
in good condition, rebacked
Edition
335 pp.
Item Price
$3,700.00

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Sankt-Peterburg, А.С. Suvorin, 1897. First edition of Anton Chekhov's first collection of plays. The book includes seven plays: Medved' (The Bear), Predlozhenie (A Marriage Proposal), Tragik ponevole (A Tragedian in Spite of Himself), Lebedinaia pesnia (Kalkhas) (Swan Song), Ivanov, Chaika (The Seagull), Diadia Vania (Uncle Vanya). First book edition of five plays (except A Tragedian in Spite of Himself and Ivanov).… Read more
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$3,700.00