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cover of Crime and Punishment

Crime and Punishment

by Fyodor Dostoyevsky

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2000
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ISBN
9781552670996
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This is a near-perfect copy of Crime and Punishment, by the great Russian writer Fyodor Dostoyevsky (1821-1881). He wrote it in 1866; it remains one of the most influential and widely-read novels in Russian literature. It is the story of a man who commits a murder and is then tortured by guilt. This … Read more
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cover of HARPER'S MAR 1992: MOSCOW, HAVANA, GERRYMANDERING, ECONOMICS OF TECH.

HARPER'S MAR 1992: MOSCOW, HAVANA, GERRYMANDERING, ECONOMICS OF TECH.

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Published
1992
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Very Good+
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First
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This is the March 1992 issue of Harper's Magazine. See Table of Contents Scans Revisiting Havana Russia: Snow, Shortages, Dread and Metaphor Arctic Images and Encounters John Kenneth Galbraith on The Politics & the Culture of Contentment 82 Pages The original mailing label is on the cover. There is a little ink transfer on the cover. The Double Acrostic was completed. The paper has… Read more
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cover of VANITY FAIR 2012: JULIA ROBERTS

VANITY FAIR 2012: JULIA ROBERTS

by VANITY FAIR

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2012
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April
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Vanity Fair, April 2012 Cover: Julia Roberts See Table of Contents Scans Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall Charlotte CasiraghiWashington PostSunnylandsAngela Lansbury 232 Pages The magazine hasn't been read, but there's some minor creasing, from improper storage.
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cover of THE CRIMEAN WAR

THE CRIMEAN WAR

by Denis Judd

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Published
1975
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Very Good
Edition
First Reprint
ISBN
9780246108043
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The Crimean War was a brutal conflict fought from October 1853 to February 1856 in which Russia lost to an alliance made up of the Ottoman Empire, the United Kingdom, Sardinia and France. The immediate cause of the war involved the rights of Christian minorities in the Holy Land, then a part of the Ottoman … Read more
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cover of RISE OF RUSSIA

RISE OF RUSSIA

by Robert Wallace

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Published
1977
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Fine
ISBN
9780900658372
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This is an unread copy of Rise of Russia, part of the Great Ages of Man series which Time-Life Books began publishing in the 60s. This book was written in 1967 by former CIA officer Robert Wallace; Time-Life's editors updated it and it was republished in 1977. This book was well received. It covers the period of Russia… Read more
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cover of IVAN TURGENEV: THREE SHORT NOVELS

IVAN TURGENEV: THREE SHORT NOVELS

by IVAN TURGENEV

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Published
1957
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Near Fine
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First
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This is a first, and likely the only, edition of Three Short Novels by Ivan Turgenev, published in 1957 by The Foreign Languages Publishing House, a state-run publisher in the Soviet Union that published Russian literature, novels, propaganda, and books about the USSR in foreign languages. It was dissolved in 1964. Ivan Turgenev (1818-1883) was a Russian novelist, short story writer,… Read more
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cover of GLORY

GLORY

by Vladimir Nabokov

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Published
1971
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Fine
Edition
First English
ISBN
9780070457331
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This novel was first published in Paris, in Russian, in 1962, under the title PODVIG (The Feat). When it was first translated, it was titled The Exploit. In 1971, that was changed to Glory when McGraw-Hill published the first North American edition. This copy is one of those 1971 first editions. It is about a Russian emigre's escape… Read more
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cover of FATHERS & SONS

FATHERS & SONS

by Ivan Turgenev

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Published
1970
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Fathers and Sons, aka Fathers and Children, is an 1862 novel by Ivan Turgenev (1818 – 1883). It is one of the most acclaimed Russian novels of the 19th century. The fathers and children of the novel refers to the growing divide between the two generations of Russians, and the character Yevgeny Bazarov, a nihilist who rejects the old order. This… Read more
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cover of CHEKHOV: STORIES

CHEKHOV: STORIES

by ANTON CHEKHOV

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Published
1969
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This is Chekhov: Stories I (or Anton Chekhov, Stories Volume I) published in 1969 by Edito Service for Heron Books. See photo 5 for Contents. It is dark red leather (or leatherette, I'm not sure) with an ornate gold design on the cover and spine. There is a bound-in yellow silk bookmark. There are many original black and… Read more
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cover of THE TRUE BLUE: LIFE & ADVENTURES COL FRED BURNABY

THE TRUE BLUE: LIFE & ADVENTURES COL FRED BURNABY

by Michael Alexander

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Published
1957
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Fine
Edition
First
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This is a first edition of The True Blue: The Life and Adventures of Colonel Fred Burnaby 1842-85, written by the British soldier and fellow adventurer Michael Alexander (1920-2004). This is one of the original copies, from the UK print run; most copies on the market now are from the 1958 American printing.This is a … Read more
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cover of TOLSTOY - SHORT STORIES

TOLSTOY - SHORT STORIES

by Leo Tolstoy

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Published
1964
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Very Good+
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LEO TOLSTOY SHORT STORIESEdited by Ernest J Simmons, Modern Library 1964 This is 14 stories (plus a map)—it is a collection of the stories that Tolstoy completed before he started writing War & Peace. (see photo of contents) Dark Blue Boards with a impressed design on the cover and bright gold lettering on the spine. As you can see, there… Read more
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cover of ALITET GOES TO THE HILLS

ALITET GOES TO THE HILLS

by Tikhon Syomushki

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Published
1947
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Fine
Edition
First English Edition, First printing
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$30.02

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This is the second edition of this book; the first was in Russian. This is the first English edition. It's an interesting piece of post-WWII Soviet history. It was published in 1947 by the The Foreign Languages Publishing House, a state-run publisher in the Soviet Union that published Russian literature,novels, propaganda, and books about the USSR… Read more
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cover of THE FIRST CIRCLE

THE FIRST CIRCLE

by Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

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Published
1968
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Fine
Edition
First
ISBN
9780060139490
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$41.28

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This is a first edition of the First Circle, a novel by Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn (1918-2008), published by Harper & Row in 1968, before he was expelled from the Soviet Union. This is also a limited edition, as Solzhenitsyn rewrote much of it before he died; the new version was published in 2009. The book is highly autobiographical; it… Read more
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cover of AUGUST 1914

AUGUST 1914

by Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

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Published
1972
Condition
Fine
Edition
First, third printing
ISBN
9780370014654
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August 1914 is a novel by Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn (1918-2008) about the defeat of the Imperial Russian Army at the Battle of Tannenberg in East Prussia. The novel is an unusual blend of fiction narrative and historiography, and has given rise to extensive and often bitter controversy, both from the literary as well as from the historical point… Read more
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