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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.
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$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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Tarantul [Tarantula]

by Dylan Bob

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Biblionne
Published
1991
Condition
In good condition, spine slightly rubbed.
Edition
138, [2] pp., ill
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$550.00

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Vladivostok, Uliss, 1991. Limited to 20 000 copies. First Russian edition of first Dylan's book. Tarantula, an experimental prose and poetry collection in stream-of-consciousness style, was written in 1965–1966. The publishing process was interrupted because of the Dylan's motorcycle accident. First copies appeared by underground press in the middle of 1965. First official edition was issued only in 1971. In 2003… Read more
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Vzglyani na Dom Svoy, Angel. Istoriya Pogrebennoy Zhizni [Look Homeward, Angel. A Story of the Buried Life]

by Wolfe Thomas

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Biblionne
Published
1971
Condition
In good condition only, rubbed dust jacket, tears on dj
Edition
669, [3] pp., ill.
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$400.00

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Moskva, Khudozhestvennaya literature, 1971. Limited to 100 000 copies. Wolfe's first book in Russia. The introduction was prepared by Inna Levidova (1916–1988), a translator, literary critic and key figure of the Soviet bibliography. She was a bibliographer in the All-Russia State Library for Foreign Literature and wrote important bibliographies of English and American literature. She called Wolfe 'an eternal youth' and… Read more
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Polnyi Povorot Krugom [Turnabout]

by Faulkner William

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Biblionne
Published
1963
Condition
In good condition, tears on the front cover, small stains on the cover, spine and back cover slightly rubbed, owner's mark on th
Edition
46, [2] pp., ill
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$450.00

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Moskva, Pravda, 1963. Limited to 111 600 copies. First book edition of these stories in Russia. This collection of stories includes Turnabout (1932) and Delta Autumn (1942). Turnabout is 'one of Faulkner's most popular stories and the best-known of his World War I fictions'. Delta Autumn is one of the seven stories from the novel Go Down, Moses. In the foreword… Read more
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Sem' Rasskazov [Seven Short Stories]

by Faulkner William

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Biblionne
Published
1958
Condition
In good condition, minor losses on the spine, small cracks on the spine, tears on the cover.
Edition
177, [3] pp.
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$300.00

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Moskva, Inostrannaya literatura, 1958. Faulkner's first book in Russian. This collection of stories includes: Barn Burning (1939), A Justice (1931), Red Leaves (1930), That Evening Sun (1931), Smoke (1932), Percy Grimm (1932) and Victory (1931). The story Percy Grimm is an extract from the novel Light in August (1932). It is interesting, that the second Faulkner's book was issued in the following… Read more
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Rasemon [Rashōmon/羅生門]. The stories

by Ryūnosuke Akutagawa

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Biblionne
Published
1936
Condition
Near very good condition.
Edition
368, [4] pp.
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$450.00

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Leningrad, Khudozhestvennaya literature, 1936 . Limited to 10 300 copies. First Akutagawa's book edition in Russia. This short story collection includes: Rasho Gate (羅生門/Rashōmon; 1915), The Handkerchief (手巾/Hankechi; 1916), Monkey (猿/Saru; 1916, no translation into English), Fortune (運/Un; 1917), Mensura Zoili (1917), The Story of a Head That Fell Off (首が落ちた話/ Kubi ga ochita hanashi; 1918), Kesa and Moritō (袈裟と盛遠/Kesa to… Read more
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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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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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