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Russkaia basnia XVIII-XIX vekov [The Russian fable of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. In Russian]

by Stepanov, Nikolai Leonidovich, ed

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Published
1977
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Near fine.
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St Petersburg: Sovetskii pisatel', leningradskoe otdelenie, 1977 -- SECOND AND BEST EDITION. In the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries the fable flourished in Russia as nowhere before, with many thousands of fables being published by hundreds of fabulists (including Anna Bunina, the first professional woman writer in Russian literature). This is the standard anthology and bio-bibliography of the subject; comprising an… Read more
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Sobranie sochinenii [Collected works. In Russian]

by Bednyi, Dem'ian, pseud

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Published
1953
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Moscow: gosudarstvennoe izdatel'stvo Khudozhestvennoi Literatury, 1953 ¶ FIRST POSTHUMOUS EDITION and still the standard annotated edition; comprising verse, epigrams, fables, stories, tales, feuilletons, poems, articles, and letters by one of the most prolific and successful writers of the Soviet period; edited by A. A. Volkov with notes by Isaak Eventov (author of the standard life of Bednyi, 1953).… Read more
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Providence (Rhode Island): American Mathematical Society, 1990     ¶ COMPLETE SET of four large posters reproducing three finished drawings 1967-86 and an oil painting 1971, by Anatolii Fomenko, professor of mathematics in the Moscow State University and a leading exponent of mathematics in art.   ||| Together four posters 812 x 601 mm (32 x 24 inches) upright (nos. 1, 3-4) or oblong (no. 2), printed in colors (nos.… Read more
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Paris: Librairie Hachette et Cie, 1890     ¶ Originally subtitled un "Tableau de la situation actuelle des nobles et des paysans dans les provinces russes", Charrière's translation captured well the social moment of Turgenev's satires, which were instrumental in bringing about the abolition of serfdom under Alexander II.   ||| At head of title: Ivan Tourguéneff.  Series: Bibliothèque des meilleurs romans étrangers.  Collation: Two volumes… Read more
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Slavic history and literatures

by Harvard university. Library

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Published
1971
ISBN
9780674810907
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$160.00

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Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard university library, 1971 ¶ ONLY EDITION, now out of print. An essential tool for Russian and Slavonic bibliography; being the shelflist of the most important academic collection of Slavica in North America--including the celebrated Kilgour collection in the Houghton Library--, together with indexes by author, title, and date. (Series: Harvard university. Library. Widener library shelflist,… Read more
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Hilversum (The Netherlands): The Paper Publications Society, 1962     ¶ ONLY EDITION, published -- happily -- in English at the behest of E. J. Labarre. VERY SCARCE: The subscribers' list accounts for 247 copies, which were taken mostly by institutional libraries.   ||| Collation: In 8s (310 x 230 mm): 361 leaves, paginated [i-ii blank] [iii-vi] vii-xxix [xxx], [1-2] 3-196, (chi)[1-388], 197-297 [298] [299 addenda] [300-304… Read more
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Katalog inkunabulov. Sostavitel' A. Kh. Gorfunkel' [Catalogue of incunabula. Compiled by A. Kh. Gorfunkel'. In Russian]

by St Petersburg (Russia). University. Library

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Published
1967
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Near fine.
Edition
First Edition
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$125.00

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St Petersburg: izdatel'stvo LOLGU im. A. A. Zhdanova, 1967 -- ONLY EDITION; comprising an essay On the collection of incunabula at Leningrad university (pages 5-[16]), a catalogue of eighty-one incunabula (including thirty-seven from the library of Karl Wencke), indexes of printers, dates, names, and provenances, and concordances with GW and Hain. Twenty halftone facsimiles. One of 2,000 copies.. First Edition. Beige cloth,… Read more
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Music and ballet; including the papers of Serge Lifar

by Wagner, Richard, 1830-1883.)  Sotheby's (London, 2002.12.06)

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Published
2002
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London &c, 2002   ¶ Only edition. 212 lots, including the autograph manuscripts of Wagner's Wesendonck Lieder 1858 £534,650 ($841,470) and the autograph libretto for Tristan und Isolde 1857 £204,650 ($322,092). (Sotheby's sale no. L02306, 6 December 2002.)   ||| Collation: 270 x 210 mm: Pp [1-8] 9-182 [183-184].  Illustration: Numerous color and monochrome illustrations and facsimiles.  Binding: Color-pictorial wrappers.  Condition: Fine. Price-list laid in. .
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St Petersburg: izdatel'stvo "Nauka", leningradskoe otdelenie, 1968 ¶ ONLY EDITION. ||| Collation: In 8s (215 x 170 mm): Pp. 156. Facsimiles, tables. Binding: Publisher's white cloth. Provenance: New York Public Library (stamps, release-stamps). Condition: A very good copy..
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