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A Dry Leaf in the Wind: A Saga of Pre-War Russia
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A Dry Leaf in the Wind: A Saga of Pre-War Russia

By Goodman, Wolf

New York: Spi Books/Shapolsky Publishers, 1992. Paperback. Mass Market Paperback in Very Good Condition. Bright, clean and unmarked wraps, a whisper of wear to edges, tight & solid glued binding, pages clean, no markings of any kind. A story of the turbulent life in the era of the Russian Revolution and the desperate attempts to survive and find freedom. 315 pages. 7 x 4.25 inches. 1992, Spi Books/Shapolsky Publishers, New York.

$12.95

The Prank: The Best of Young Chekhov (New York Review Books Classics)
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The Prank: The Best of Young Chekhov (New York Review Books Classics)

By Chekhov, Anton

New York: NYRB Classics, 2015. Paperback. As New/No Jacket. The New York Review Books Incorporated, 2015. Trade Paperback As New. Translated from the Russian and with an Introduction by Maria Bloshteyn. Illustrated by Nikolay Chekhov. 168 pp. 5 x 8 inches. 2015, New York Review Books Inc., New York.

$12.95

The Novels of Alexander Solzhenitsyn: 4-book Set (Cancer Ward, August 1914, the First Circle, One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovitch
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The Novels of Alexander Solzhenitsyn: 4-book Set (Cancer Ward, August 1914, the First Circle, One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovitch

By Solzhenitsyn, Alexander

New York: Bantam Books, 1974. Paperback. Very Good. Four Paperback Books in a Slip case, in Very Good Condition. The golden slipcase is in Good Condition--clean, all corners intact, small amout of scuffing. Russian Literature at its best. Paperback book size is 4.25 x 7 inches. 1974, Bantam Books, New York.

$58.50

The Works of Leo Tolstoi, One Volume Edition
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The Works of Leo Tolstoi, One Volume Edition

By Tolstoi, Leo

Roslyn, New York, USA: Black's Readers Service, 1928. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. Type: Hardback Hardcover Book in Very Good Condition. No jacket, as issued. Two-column format. Red cloth with author name in gilt on front, black title block on spine with gilt lettering and elaborate gilt decoration on entire spine. There is a black dot on front near titles, otherwise clean and unmarked with a whisper of wear to extremities. Pages edges and pages very clean, no markings of any kind. This one volume edition includes Nineteen Tales, The Death of Ivan Ilyitch, Polikushka, Two Hussars, abridged version of Anna Karenina, The Kreutzer Sonata, The Cossacks, Master and Man, and The Snow-Storm. 633 pages. 5.5 x 7.75. Roslyn, NY. Black's Reader Service, 1928

$15.95

Memories: From Moscow to the Black Sea (New York Review Books Classics)
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Memories: From Moscow to the Black Sea (New York Review Books Classics)

By Teffi

New York, New York, USA: NYRB Classics, 2016. Paperback. Fine/No Jacket. Trade Paperback in Fine Condition. Translated from the Russian by Robert and Elizabeth Chandler, Anne Marie Jackson, Irina Steinberg. Introduction by Edythe Haber. A deeply personal account of the author's last months in Russia and Ukraine, with deep awareness of the political currents around her-- a personal acount of the moral, political, strategic disintegration of Tsarist Russia. She spent years in exile in Paris after being invited to read her work in Ukraine in 1918. A brilliant book. xxi 267 pages, with Notes. 5 x 8 inches. 2016, . NYRB Classics, New York, New York, USA

$12.77

Dreams of My Russian Summers
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Dreams of My Russian Summers

By Andrei Makine

U.S.A: Arcade Publishing, 1998. Paperback. Very Good/No Jacket. Trade Paperback in Near Fine Condition. Translated from the French by Geoffrey Strachan. Winner of both the Prix Goncourt and the Prix Medicis, France's top literary prizes, Dreams of My Russian Summer traces a senrtimental journey that involves many of the dramatic events in Russia during the 20th century. Bright and clean pictoial wrappers, tight and solid, gently used book, internals Fine. Couple of small spots (not remainder marks) on lower edge of text block. 241 pages. 6 x 8.25 inches. 1998, Arcade Publishing, New York, New York, USA

$5.92

The Literatures of the Soviet Peoples: A Historical and Biographical Survey
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The Literatures of the Soviet Peoples: A Historical and Biographical Survey

By Junger, Harri (Editor)

U.S.A: Frederick Ungar Publishing, 1971. Hardcover. Very Good/Good. Type: Hard Back Hardcover Book in Very Good Condition with a Good Dust Jacket. Halftone portraits of 96 writers are interspersed in the text. Translated from the German, based on a translation by Vladimir Nekrasoff. This volume is the first English edition of a reference book published in East Germany (German Democratic Republic) and dealing with Soviet literature and with Russian writing before 1918. The approach is from the viewpoint of "official" criticism oriented to the school of socialist realism. The evaluation of such authors as Boris Pasternak and Boris Pilnyak is different from that of the Western critic. Note that the several literatures in existence for many centuries before the establishment of the Soviet Union are included here as Soviet literature. The literatures of the fifteen republics that comprised the U.S.S.R. and more than 500 individual writers or anonymous titles are discussed. There are also entries on such well-known writers as Chekhov, Gogol, Gorki, Pushkin, Lev Tolstoi, and Solzhenitzyn. 482 pages. 8.5 x 5.75 inches. 1971. Frederick Ungar Publishing, USA

$15.36

The Black Monk & Other Stories (Pocket Classics)
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The Black Monk & Other Stories (Pocket Classics)

By Chekhov, Anton

Englsand: Sutton Publishing Ltd, 1985. Paperback. Good/No Jacket. Paperback in Good Condition. Clean and bright cover, wear to fore edge and corners, tight & square binding. Pages clean, no markings, lightly toned. With "The Black Monk" and eleven more short stories with their characters bring the best of Chekhov, a Russian writer of the late 19th early - 20th century. 209 pages. 4.5. x 7. 1985, Sutton Publishing Ltd, UK

$4.44

Notes from the Underground (Dover Thrift Editions)
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Notes from the Underground (Dover Thrift Editions)

By Dostoyevsky, Fyodor

, Anstey, Leicestershire, England: Dover Publications, 1992. Paperback. Good/No Jacket. Trade Paperback in Good Condition. Unabridged. Translated by Constance Garnett. A republication of "Notes from the Underground" as published in the collection "White NIghts and Other Stories" by The Macmillan Company, 1918. Dostoyevsky's writings are sympathetic to human misery, sin, vice, lust, and crime, rather than to the nobility of body and soul. This book shows Dostoyevsky's evolving look on man's fate. Each work was written at a different period in his life, at moments when he was looking for a political philosophy and a religious answer. His characters are representative of human hearts he probed and include a range of tormented people. Dostoyevsky is one of the most influential novelists of the 19th century. The cover to this book is clean and unmarked with light wear to edges, faint creasing to corners. Pages are clean, no markings, no creasing, little wavy along top edge of some pages,lightly toned. 96 pages. 5.2 x 8.25 inches. 1992, Dover Publications, Mineola, Minnesota, USA

$7.88

Crime and Punishment
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Crime and Punishment

By DOSTOEVSKY, FYODOR

Mineola, Minnesota, USA: Dover Publications, 2001. Paperback. Very Good/No Jacket. Trade Paperback in Very Good Condition. Dover Unabridges republication of a standard edition. Clean abd bright illustrated wrappers, unmarked, trace wear to some edges. Binding tight, solid and square. Page edges and pages clean, no markings, no creasing. One of the supreme masterpieces of world literature. This novel catapulted Dostoevsky to the forefront of Russian writers and into the ranks of the world's greatest novelists. Introductory Note. xii + 430 oages. 5.25 x 8.25 inches. 2001, Dover Publications, Mineola, Minnesota, USA

$4.79

Notes From the Underground; White Nights; The Dream of a Ridiculous Man; and Selections From The House of the Dead
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Notes From the Underground; White Nights; The Dream of a Ridiculous Man; and Selections From The House of the Dead

By DOSTOYEVSKY, FYODOR

USA: Bantam Classics, 1983. Mass Market Paperback. Good/No Jacket. Mass Market Paperback in Good Condition. Translated by Mirra Ginsburg with an Introduction by Donald Fanger. Dostoyevsky's writings are sympathetic to human misery, sin, vice, lust, and crime, rather than to the nobility of body and soul. The writings in this volume are good examples of this. Cover is clean and unmarked with light wear to edges. Pages are clean, no markings, no creasing, lightly toned. Binding is sound and square. This book shows Dostoyevsky's evolving look on man's fate. Each work was written at a different period in his life, at moments when he was looking for a political philosophy and a religious answer. His characters are representative of human hearts he probed and include a range of tormented people. 4.25 x 7 inches. Signet Classic, 1983, USA

$6.61

Notes From the Underground; White Nights; The Dream of a Ridiculous Man; and Selections From The House of the Dead
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Notes From the Underground; White Nights; The Dream of a Ridiculous Man; and Selections From The House of the Dead

By DOSTOYEVSKY, FYODOR

USA: Signet Classic/New American Lib, 1961. Mass Market Paperback. Good/No Jacket. Dostoyevsky's writings are sympathetic to human misery, sin, vice, lust, and crime, rather than to the nobility of body and soul. The writings in this volume are good examples of this. A New Translation with an Afterword by Andrew R. MacAndrew. Paperback in Good Condition. 239 pages. Cover is clean and unmarked with light wear all around edges. Pages are clean, toned, and pages 126-131 have red underlining and notes written in margins. This book shows Dostoyevsky's evolving look on man's fate. Each work was written at a different period in his life, at moments when he was looking for a political philosophy and a religious answer. His characters are representative of human hearts he probed and include a range of tormented people. 4.25 x 7 inches. Signet Classic, New York and Toronto, 1961.

$7.88

A House of Gentlefolk and Fathers and Children
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A House of Gentlefolk and Fathers and Children

By TURGENEV, IVAN

USA: Collier and Son, 1917. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. Type: Hardback Hardcover in Very Good Condition. No jacket, as issued. Translated by Constance Garnett. Edited with Notes and Introductions by William Allan Neilson PhD. Ivan Turgenev, 1818-1883, Russian novelist. Harvard Classics Edition-Shelf of Fiction, Volume 19. Navy cloth binding with blind stamped borders and center shield on front, gilt striping and titling on spine with four raised bands. Clean with some lightly faded areas on front, lower front corner scuffed, other corners lightly rubbed. Tight and solid sewn binding. Endpapers with green-toned illustration with a small stamp saying 'wendell public library' but there is no other library marks. Pages are clean, unmarked except for a pencilled "h" on page v., toned. Includes a Biographical Note, and Criticisms and Interpretations by five different persons. 406 pages. 5.25 x 8. 1917, Collier and Son, New York, New York, USA

$29.60

Chichikov's Journeys; or, Home Life in Old Russia
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Chichikov's Journeys; or, Home Life in Old Russia

By Gogol, Nikolai

New York: The Press of the Readers Club, 1942. Hardcover. Very Good/Fair. . Type: Hardback Hardcover Book in VG Condition with a Fair Jacket. Mylar jacket cover. Newly Translated from the Russian, by Bernard Guilbert Guerney with a Foreword by Clifton Fadiman. Formerly known as "Dead Souls". Nikolai Gogol, Russian Author, 1809-1852. "The greatest humorous novel in the Russian Language" says the Reader's Digest of Books. It is a human portraiture of all types of Russian people--has been likened to Dickens' The Pickwick Papers, and also to Cervantes and Swift. This attractive book is clean, tight, and solid. Binding of tan cloth with a red-stamp imprinted illustration of the Readers Club, two persons reading under a tree; red panel on spine with blue lettering and design. Three corners are gently bumped. There is a light wrinkling of the cloth in a line down from the upper edge, center, down to red illustration on front-looks like occurred at time of binding-not very noticeable. Text body is quite clean, no marks, no tears, no creasing, pages toned. Tight, solid & square. Jacket is clean, edgewear and chipping all around edges, tear of rear spine heel edge, triangular piece missing from upper edge, three- quarters of an inch deep, tear down spine head edge. Attractive with mylar protective cover. 368 pages. 8.6 x 5.75 inches. The Reader's Club Heritage Press, NY, 1942.

$11.56

Dreams of My Russian Summers
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Dreams of My Russian Summers

By Makine, Andrei; Strachan, Geoffrey-Translator

USA: Simon & Schuster, 1998. Paperback. Very Good/No Jacket. Trade Paperback in Very Good Condition. Translated from the French by Geoffrey Strachan. Winner of both the Prix Goncourt and the Prix Medicis, France's top literary prizes, Dreams of My Russian Summer traces a senrtimental journey that involves many of the dramatic events in Russia during the 20th century. 241 pages. 5.25 x 8 inches. Simon & Schuster, New York, 1998,

$5.55

Notes From the Underground; White Nights; The Dream of a Ridiculous Man; and Selections From The House of the Dead
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Notes From the Underground; White Nights; The Dream of a Ridiculous Man; and Selections From The House of the Dead

By DOSTOYEVSKY, FYODOR

USA: Signet Classic, 1961. Mass Market Paperback. Good/No Jacket. A New Translation with an Afterword by Andrew R. MacAndrew. Paperback in Good Condition. 239 pages. Cover is clean and unmarked with light wear all around edges. Pages are clean and unmarked, toned, more so along edges. This book shows Dostoyevsky's evolving look on man's fate. Each work was written at a different period in his life, at moments when he was looking for a political philosophy and a religious answer. His characters are representative of human hearts he probed and include a range of tormented people. 4.25 x 7 inches. Signet Classic, New York and Toronton, 1961.

$6.61

Crime and Punishment
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Crime and Punishment

By Dostoyvesky, Fyodor

U.S.A: The Modern Library/Random House, 1950. Paperback. Good. Paperback in Good Condition. Translated from the Russian by Constance Garnett, with Introduction by the Ernest J. Simmons. Clean, tight, solid book, edge worn, spine creased. Interior clean and unmarked, except for occasional marking of text and a few notes; pages yellowing. Classic Russian 19th Century Literature. 532 pages. 4.75 x 7.25 inches. Random House, New York, 1950.

$5.95

Fathers And Sons
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Fathers And Sons

By Turgenev, Ivan S

USA: Walter J. Black, 1942. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. Type: Hardback Hardcover Book in Very Good Condition. No Jacket. First published in 1862. This edition published for the Classics Club in 1942. Translated by Constance Garnett. Revised and Edited by Lucy M. Clean, tight, solid book. Bound in tan weave-patterned cloth, with gilt oval around red panel with gilt lettering on front, gilt encircled red panel with gilt lettering on spine. No edgewear. Very attractive binding. Top edge evenly tinted red. Former owner name on paste-down. Intenals very clean, no markings, no creasing. This Russian novel set in 19th century Russia depicts a generational conflict during a time of social upheaval. It portrays the clash between the older Russian aristocracy and the youthful radicalism that foreshadowed the revolution to come. It is considered one of the world's greatest novels. Ivan Turgenev, (1818-1883).. 345 pages. 5.5 x 7.5 inches. 1942, Walter J. Black Publishers, NY

$9.25

SMOKE
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SMOKE

By TURGENEV, IVAN

New York: Boni and Liveright, 1919. Hardcover. Good/No Jacket. Type: Hardback A good condition reprint of this classic Russian novel. A Modern Library Book. Introduction by John Reed. Small (4.25x6.75" tall) dark green leather volume, Modern Library gilt imprint on front, gilt lettering on spine. Leather wrinkled around upper and lower edge of front board. Green-toned illustrated endpapers--men lifting heavy loads. Clean and tight. Previous owner name and date on half-title page. Title page has a small (1/4") closed tear about three-quarters of the way down the page on the fore-edge. Very nice book. Turgenev was the first major Russian novelist of the late 19th century to become well known outside his own country.

$15.95