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Treasury of Russian Love: Poems, Quotations and Proverbs in Russian and English.
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Treasury of Russian Love: Poems, Quotations and Proverbs in Russian and English.

By Victoria Andreyeva (Editor).

New York, NY Hippocrene Books, 1995. Hardcover First Edition (1995), unstated in accordance with Hippocrene's customary practice. First Edition (1995), unstated in accordance with Hippocrene's customary practice. Very Near Fine: shows only the most minute indications of use: shows the very mildest rubbing to the lamination; else flawless; the binding is square and secure; the text is clean. Free of creased or dog-eared pages in the text. Free of underlining, hi-lighting, notations, or marginalia. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, plates, or labels. A handsome, like-new copy, structurally sound and tightly bound, showing no flaws. Bright and Clean. Corners sharp. Virtually "As New". NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 12mo. (7.3 x 5.15 x 0.65 inches). 128 pages. Language: Russian and English. Weight: 7.4 ounces. Hardcover: Pictorial Laminate Boards.

$29.40

Learning to Live: Flags on the Battlements.

By A. S. Makarenko.

Moscow, Russia Foreign Languages Publishing House, 1953. Hardcover Very Good: shows moderate wear to the extremities; mild rubbing; faint soiling; former owner's name and address at the front pastedown end paper. The Binding is square and secure; the text is clean. Free of underlining, hi-lighting, notations, or marginalia. Free of creased or dog-eared pages in the text. A handsome copy, structurally sound and tightly bound, showing moderate wear and minor cosmetic flaws. Remains clean, sturdy, and quite presentable. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (8 x 5.5 x 1.3 inches). 656 pages. Translated from the Russian by Ralph Parker. Red cloth with red flag design and gilt and red titles on the front panel and backstrip. Language: English. Weight: 1 pound, 11.5 ounces. Hardback: No DJ 'as issued'.

$11.96

Sarcophagus: A Tragedy.

By Vladimir Gubaryev.

New York, NY Random House: Vintage, 1987. Paperback First Edition Thus in USA (1987), so stated. First Printing indicated by a complete numerical sequence. First Edition Thus in USA (1987), so stated. First Printing indicated by a complete numerical sequence. Very Good+ in Wraps: shows indications of very careful use: a thin, very faint line of dampstaining along the bottom edge of the text pages to page 35; light wear to the lower edge of the front panel; an extremely faint crease right at the lower front corner tip; else flawless; the binding is square and secure; the text is clean. Free of underlining, hi-lighting, notations, or marginalia. Free of creased or dog-eared pages in the text. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, plates, or labels. A handsome copy, structurally sound and tightly bound, showing very mild wear and a couple of minor cosmetic flaws. Remains close to 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (8 x 5.25 x 0.3 inches). xiv, 106 pages. Language: English. Weight: 4.8 ounces. Trade Paperback. Gubaryev was the first journalist to visit Chernobyl after the explosion of the nuclear reactor. Horrified by what he saw, Gubaryev felt that a straight news report was inadequate; portrayal of this devastating event required a a larger genre. Sarcophagus is the result. Set in a medical ward of the Institute of Radiation Safety, the play is peopled with physicians, researchers, and victims, all of whom try to understand what has happened and why, and what it means for them, their country, and humanity.

$14.70

Great Short Works of Fyodor Dostoevsky.
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Great Short Works of Fyodor Dostoevsky.

By Fyodor Dostoevsky.

New York, NY Harper & Row: Perennial Classics, 1968. Paperback First Edition Thus [1968], so stated. First Edition Thus [1968], so stated. Very Good in Wraps: shows indications of very careful use: just a touch of wear to the extremities; a tiny soil spot at the bottom edge of the text block; a short, closed tear at the top of the front hinge has been carefully repaired with clear cellophane tape; the faintest stress crease to the backstrip; the text pages have tanned somewhat, due to aging; the binding leans ever so slightly off square, but remains perfectly secure; the text is clean. Free of underlining, hi-lighting, notations, or marginalia. Free of creased or dog-eared pages in the text. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, plates, or labels. A handsome copy, structurally sound and tightly bound, showing only the mildest wear and minor, unobtrusive flaws. Remains close to 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (8 x 5.25 x 0.5 inches). xxiii, 136 pages. New Translation by Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky. Introduction by Richard Pevear. Language: English. Weight: 6.6 ounces. Vintage Classics Series. First Edition Thus [1994], Sixth Printing. Trade Paperback.

$8.23

1920 Diary.
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1920 Diary.

By Isaac Babel .

New Haven, CT Yale University Press, 1995. Hardcover First Edition USA (1995), First Printing indicated by a complete numerical sequence. First Edition USA (1995), First Printing indicated by a complete numerical sequence. Very Good+ to Near Fine in Very Near Fine DJ: The Book shows only minute indications of use: the very faintest foxing to the top edge of the boards and top edge of the text block; a bit of crimping to the heel of the backstrip; the binding is ever so slightly cocked off square, while remaining perfectly secure; the text is clean. The DJ shows a tiny crack flawless; unclipped. Virtually 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (8.6 x 5.8 x 0.8 inches). lviii, 126 pages. Edited by Professor Carol J. Avins. Translated by H. T. Willetts. Language: English. Weight: 13 ounces. Hardback with DJ.

$11.96

Anton Chekhov.

By Harold Bloom, [Editor].

Philadelphia, PA Chelsea House Publications, 1999. Hardcover First Edition Thus [1999], later printing. Fine: flawless; the binding is square and secure; the text is clean. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, plates, or labels. A handsome, like-new copy, structurally sound and tighly bound, showing no flaws. Virtually 'As New'. Never Opened. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (9.5 x 6.25 x 0.8 inches). 253 pages. Language: English. Weight: 1 pound, 5 ounces. Bloom's Modern Critical Views Series. First Edition Thus [1999], later printing. Hardback: Pictorial Laminate Boards.

$8.82

Envy.

By Yuri Olesha .

Ann Arbor, MI Ardis Publishers, 1975. Paperback First Edition Thus [1975]; unstated. Very Near Fine in Wraps: shows only the mildest rubbing to the wrapper covers; the binding is square and secure; the text is clean. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, plates, or labels. A handsome, nearly-new copy, showing a single flaw. Virtually 'As New'. REMAINDER, showing a lime-green mark at the bottom edge of the text block. NOT a Book-Club or Ex-Library. 8vo. (8.45 x 5.45 x 0.3 inches). ix, 115 pages. Translated, with an Introduction by T.S. Berczynski. Sepia-toned photograph of Olesha at the front panel. Language: English. Weight: 6 ounces. First Edition Thus [1975]; unstated. Trade Paperback.

$10.98

Poems of Night and Day.

By Fedor Ivanovich Tyutchev .

Boulder, CO University of Colorado Press, 1974. Hardcover First Edition (1974), so stated. First Edition (1974), so stated. Very Near Fine: shows only the most minute indications of use: The mildest shelf rubbing to the bottom edge of the boards; barely discernible foxing at the top edge of the text block; else flawless; the binding is square and secure; the text is clean. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, plates, or labels. A handsome, nearly-new copy, showing a single flaw. Virtually 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (8.25 x 5.75 x 0.65 inches). xvi, 96 pages. Translated from the Russian by Eugene M. Kayden. Language: English. Weight: 10.9 ounces. Hardback: Lacks DJ.

$44.10

A Captive Spirit: Selected Prose.

By Marina Tsvetaeva .

London, UK Virago Press Limited, 1983. Paperback Reprint Edition (1983), with a New Introduction. This translation was first published by Ardis in 1980. Very Good+ in Wraps: shows indications of very careful use: light wear to the extremities; mild rubbing to wrapper covers; some staining at the upper fore-edge; the binding leans ever so slightly off square, but remains perfectly secure; the text is clean. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, plates, or labels. Shows a couple of flaws; but remains a structurally sound, tightly bound copy; clean, sturdy, and quite presentable. Remains close to 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (7.75 x 5.15 x 1 inches). 524 pages. Language: English. Weight: 1 pound, 2.8 ounces. Reprint Edition (1983), with a New Introduction by Susan Sontag. This translation was first published by Ardis in 1980. Trade Paperback.

$29.40

Classics of Russian Literature, Part 3 (Lectures 25-36, including: Gorky, Literature and Revolution, Maiakovsky, Sholokhov, Revolutions and Civil War, Zoshchenko, Pasternak, Solzhenitsyn).

By Professor Irwin Weil.

Chantilly, VA The Teaching Company, 2006. Audio CD NOTE: PART 3 ONLY: Six Cassette Tapes in Excellent Condition in a heavy cardstock billfold holder, also in Fine condition, and a 68-Page Course Guide (Fine Condition), housed in a Heavy Plastic Clamshell Case in Very Near Fine Condition, showing a little mild rubbing. Overall, Very Near Fine. Lectures by Professor Irwin Weil of Northwestern University. Size: 9 x 5.85 x 1.5 inches. Weight: 14.5 ounces. Audio CD.

$16.27

The Golden Age of Russian Literature.

By Ivar Spector.

Caldwell, ID The Caxton Printers, 1952. Hardcover First Edition [1943]; Fourth Printing [1952]; revised and enlarged. EX-LIBRARY, shows sparse stamps to othat effect (but the front free endpaper has been removed, which may have provided more). Else, Very Good in Very Good DJ: Both book and DJ show indications of moderate use. The Book shows light wear to the extremities; some coffee-like spots or small stains to the front panel and backstrip; mild overall rubbing; the binding is secure, now that the interior front hinge has been repaired with binder's adhesive; sticker shadow at the endpapers, due to the fact that the DJ had at one time been affixed to the book with tape; the text shows very sparse UNDERLINING AND MARGIN CHECKS. The DJ shows mild rubbing and faint soiling; light wear to the extremities; scar from sticker removal at the lower backstrip; the price is intact. NOT a Remainder or Book-Club. Would make a reasonably handsome reading copy. 8vo. (9.25 x 6.5 x 1.25 inches). 315 pages. Weight: 1 pound, 13.5 ounces. First Edition [1943]; Fourth Printing [1952]; revised and enlarged. Hardback with DJ.

$5.29

Peasants and Other Stories.

By Anton Chekhov.

Garden City, NY Doubleday: Anchor, 1956. Paperback Reprint Edition [1956]; First Printing Thus, indicated no reference to subsequent printings. Very Good in Wraps: shows indications of careful use: shows mild rubbing and considerable, if faint, soiling to the panels; light wear to the extremities; the price has been blocked out with a black marker pen at the upper corner of the front panel; the binding is square and secure; the text is clean. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, or labels. Shows only minor wear but does show considerable soiling. A sturdy, presentable copy with square binding. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 12mo. (7 x 4.1 x 0.9 inches). xi, 380 pages. Selected and with a Preface by Edmund Wilson. The translations are not attributed. Anchor Books A66. Weight: 8.1 ounces. Reprint Edition [1956]; First Printing Thus, indicated no reference to subsequent printings. Mass Market Paperback.

$19.60

The Sexual Labyrinth of Nikolai Gogol.
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The Sexual Labyrinth of Nikolai Gogol.

By Simon Karlinsky .

Chicago, IL The University of Chicago Press, 1992. Paperback First Edition Thus [1992]; First Printing indicated by a complete number line. The original edition was published in 1976. First Edition Thus [1992]; First Printing indicated by a complete number line. Very Near Fine in Wraps: shows only the most minute indications of use: just a hint of a tendency for the front panel to raise up; else flawless; the binding is square and secure; the text is clean. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, or labels. Very close to 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (8.5 x 5.55 x 1 inches). ix, 333 pages. Weight: 16.4 ounces. The original edition was published in 1976. University Press Paperback.

$10.98

Collected Stories.
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Collected Stories.

By Isaac Babel.

New York, NY Penguin Books, 1994. Paperback First Edition Thus[ 1994]; First Printing indicated by a complete number line. First Edition Thus[ 1994]; First Printing indicated by a complete number line. Very Near Fine in Wraps: shows only the most minute indications of use: just a small, faint stain at the top edge of the text pages, which have tanned just slightly, due to aging; a small scuff at the bottom corner of the rear panel, near the hinge; else flawless. The binding is square and secure; the text is clean. Free of ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, or labels. Virtually 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (7.8 x 5.15 x 0.75 inches). xxix, 364 pages. Translated by David McDuff. Appended Essay by Lionel Trilling. Full-Panel Portrait of Babel at the front panel. Weight: 9.6 ounces. Trade Paperback.

$14.70

The Burn: A Novel in Three Books.

By Vassily Aksyonov.

New York, NY Random House: Aventura, 1985. Paperback First Edition USA [1985], appears to be a later printing. Very Good+ in Wraps: shows indications of very careful use: light wear to extremities; mild rubbing to wrapper covers; a bit of faint staining along the rear hinge; the binding leans very slightly, but remains perfectly secure; the text is clean. Free of ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, or labels. No longer pristine, but remains a handsome copy: clean, sturdy, presentable. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (8.05 x 5.25 x 1.15 inches). 528 pages. Translated from the Russian by Michael Glenny. Weight: 1 pound, 1.4 ounces. First Edition USA [1985], appears to be a later printing. Trade Paperback.

$8.23

Rudin.
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Rudin.

By Ivan Turgenev .

Baltimore, MD Penguin Books, 1975. Paperback First Edition Thus [1975]; so stated. First Edition Thus [1975] so stated. Very Near Fine in Wraps: shows only the most minute indications of use: just a hint of tanning to the text pages, due to aging; the very mildest rubbing to the wrapper covers; the price has been very neatly blocked out at the lower rear panel. The binding is square and secure; the text is clean. Free of ownership names, dates, addresses. notations, marks, inscriptions, stamps, or labels. Unopened and unread: Very close to 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 12mo. (7.1 x 4.3 x 0.5 inches). 186 pages. Translated by Richard Freeborn. Weight: 4.9 ounces. Penguin Classics Series. Mass Market Paperback.

$9.41

Seminary Sketches.

By N.G. Pomyalovsky.

Ithaca, NY Cornell University Press, 1973. Hardcover Fine in Near Fine DJ: The Book is flawless; the binding is square and secure; the text is clean. Free of ownership names, dates, addresses, inscriptions, notations, stamps, or labels. The DJ shows only the mildest rubbing; unclipped; mylar-protected. Virtually 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (8.5 x 5.75 x 1.125 inches). xxxvii, 228 pages. Shipping Weight: 20.2 ounces. Translated, with an Introduction and Notes, by Alfred R. Kuhn. Hardback with DJ.

$15.68

Smoke (The Novels of Ivan Turgenev, Volume V).

By Ivan Turgenev.

London, UK William Heinemann, 1896. Hardcover Good+: Shows moderate use. Binding shows very slight lean, but the hinges have been cracked and repaired with binder's glue (the seem to be holding up fine now); just a touch of wear to the extremities; mild overall rubbing. The front free endpaper has been removed. The text is clean. Free of ownership names, dates, addresses, marks, inscriptions, stamps, or labels. There is a colored pencil price at the upper corner of the front free endpaper (we have partially erased it, but fear to go further for fear of damaging the corner of the page). NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 12mo. (6.8 x 4.75 x 0.85 inches). xv, 316 pages. Translated from the Russian by Constance Garnett with an Introduction by Edward Garnett. Shipping Weight: 12 ounces. Brown cloth over boards with gilt designs and titles at the front panel and gilt titles at the backstrip. Fore-Edge untrimmed. Hardback: Lacks DJ.

$24.50

Leo Tolstoy: Resident and Stranger (A Study in Fiction and Theology).
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Leo Tolstoy: Resident and Stranger (A Study in Fiction and Theology).

By Richard F. Gustafson .

Princeton, NJ Princeton University Press, 1986. Paperback First Edition Thus [1986]; unstated. Very Good+ in Wraps: shows indications of very careful use: just a touch of wear to the extremities; apparent sunning to the dark green background field of the backstrip of the wrapper covers (the titles thereon remain unaffected: bold and clearly legible; the binding is square and secure; the text is clean. Free of ownership marks, names, inscriptions, dates, or labels. Remains close to 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (6 x 1.1 x 9 inches). xvi, 480 pages. Shipping Weight: 1.8 pounds. Princeton Legacy Library. First Edition Thus [1986]; unstated, in accordance with PUP's customary, but not exclusive practice. University Press Paperback.

$19.60

Dostoevsky: The Making of a Novelist.

By Ernest J. Simmons .

New York, NY Random House: Vintage Russian Library, 1962. Paperback First Edition Thus [1962], so stated. First published in hardcover in 1940. Six pages show UNDERLINING IN INK. Else, Very Good in Wraps: shows indications of careful use: light wear to the extremities; a crease at the lower rear corner; some very faint creasing to the front panel; moderate rubbing and very faint soiling to the wrapper covers; the binding is secure, but very slightly cocked; free of ownership marks, inscriptions, signatures, addresses or labels. Clearly, this is a flawed copy, but one that remains clean, sturdy, and quite presentable. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 12mo. (4.5 x .75 x 7.25). xix, 395 pages. First Edition Thus [1962], so stated. First published in hardcover in 1940. Mass Market Paperback.

$3.53

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