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Novgorodskaia kharateinaia letopis (The Novgorod Parchment Chronicle)

By [Compiled by] Tikhomirova, M. N.

Moskva (Moscow): Nauka, 1964. Hardcover. First edition, 1 of 1500 copies; 9 3/4 x 6 3/4; pp. [4], 5-344; beige cloth over boards, illustrated in gilt, red, and black; small bump to upper corner of front board; light wear to gilt; minor foxing to first and last few leaves only; facsimile plates; very good or better condition. The Novgorod First Chronicle, 1016-1471, is the most ancient extant chronicle of the Novgorod Republic, detailing its history, architecture, etc. and differing from the Kievan Primary Chronicle, while containing valuable data, suppressed in later chronicles. The earliest extant copy is the so-called Synod Scroll, dated to the second half of the 13th century. The current book contains a facsimile of the chronicle, from the original at the Moscow National Historical Museum, allowing a fascinating glimpse into the paleography of the ancient authors.

$90.00

Slavianite v Drevnostta. Kulturno-Istoricheski Ocherk [The Slavs in Ancient Times. Cultural and Historical Essay]

By Derzhavin, Nikolai

Sofia: Knipegraf, 1948. Softcover. First Bulgarian edition; 6 x 8 1/2; pp. 245; beige wraps printed in black; age-toning along margins; a few small nicks to edges of wraps; previous owner's name to title page; very good or better. The first, and stand-alone, book in the series "Nauchno-Populiarna Reditsa," it is the first Bulgarian translation of Russian Professor Nikolai Derzhavin's fascinating work on the Slavic tribes in ancient times.

$150.00

Istoriia Frankov (Historia Francorum)

By Turskii, Grigorii

Moskva: Nauka, 1987. Hardcover. First edition; 7" x 8 ¾†; pp. [6], 7-461, [3]; original embossed olive boards; gilt title; pictorial DJ; very slight wear to covers, fine; DJ with wear and rubbed spots along edges.

$160.00

[Intelligentsia] Intelligentsiia v Sovetskom Gosudarstve. Stenogramma Publichnoi Lektsii, Prochitannoi v Kruglom Zale Doma Soiuzov v Moskve

By Kovalev, S. M.

Moskva: Pravda, 1946. Soft cover. First edition; staple-bound 5 ½†x 8 ½†; pp. 3-39, [1]; original printed wraps; mild age-toning to margins; minor wear to covers; near fine.

$30.00

Proiskhozhdenie Russkogo Naroda. Velikorusskogo, Ukrainskogo, Belorusskogo

By Derzhavin, N. S.

Moskva: Sovetskaia Nauka, 1944. Soft cover. First edition; 5†x 7 ¾†; pp. 3-121, [2]; original pictorial wraps; minor wear to head and tail of spine; hinges a bit weak; illustrated with maps; large fold-out map tipped-in at the back; very good.

$35.00

[Education] K Izucheniiu Istorii

By Shestakov, A. V.; et al

Moskva: Partizdat (TSK VKP[b]), 1937. Soft cover. First edition; 5 ½†x 8†; pp. [2], 3-38, [2]; original brown boards with embossed title in red; wear and slight soiling mostly to edges of covers; very good.

$30.00

Krest'ianskaia Voina pod Predvoditelstvom S. T. Razina (1670-1671 gg.)

By Stepanov, Ivan Vasil'evich

Moskva: Gosudarstvennoe Izdatel'stvo Politicheskoi Literatury, 1957. Soft cover. First edition; staple-bound 5†x 7 ¾†; pp. 3-79, [1]; original pictorial wraps; minor wear to covers (mostly a few small nicks to edges and a slight crease line to lower corner of back cover), very good; b & w illustrations. A 10†x 10 ¾†map tipped-in.

$40.00

[Populism] Razgrom Narodnichestva

By Iaroslavskii, Emelian

Moskva: Partisdat TSK VKP 9b0, 1937. Soft cover. First edition, 5†x 7 ½†; pp. 3-79, [1]; original printed wraps; closed vertical cut to edge of spine; uniform age-toning; good condition.

$35.00

[Education] Ob Izuchenii Istorii SSSR

By Shestakov, A. V.; et al

Moskva: Molodaia Gvardiia (TSK VLKSM), 1938. Soft cover. First edition; staple-bound 5†x 7 ¾†; pp. [2], 5-38, [1]; original printed wraps; minor wear along edges of covers, very good or better.

$25.00

Bitva na Chudskom Ozere

By Gliazer, S.

Moskva: Molodaia Gvardiia (TSK VLKSM), 1938. Soft cover. First edition, staple-bound 5†x 7 ½†; pp. 3-35, [1] including text to last page; original pictorial wraps; map frontis; full-page and in-line b & w illustrations; fine condition.

$40.00

[Education] Programma po Istorii SSSR

By Mints, I. [edited by]

Moskva: Gosudarstvennoe Sotsial'no-Ekonomicheskoe Izdatel'stvo, 1939. Soft cover. First edition, 5 ½†x 8†; pp. 3-76, [2]; original printed wraps; head and tail of spine chipped; faint age-toning to margins; slight vertical crease line through middle of the book; text clean; good or better condition.

$35.00

Formirovanie Russkoi Natsii. Stenogramma Publichnoi Lektsii Prochitannoi 7 Iulia 1947 Goda

By Mavrodin, Vladimir Vasil'evich

Leningrad: [at head of title] Vsesoiuznoe Obshchestvo po Rasprostraneniiu Politicheskikh i Nauchnykh Znanii Leningradskoe Otdelenie, 1947. Soft cover. First edition; staple-bound 5 ½†x 7 ½†; pp. 3-35, [1] including text to last page; original printed wraps; slight age-toning to margins of covers; near fine.

$30.00

[Intelligentsia] Sovetskaia Intelligentsiia i Ee Zadachi v Novoi Piatiletke

By Kaftanov, S.

Moskva: Gosudarstvennoe Izdatel'stvo Politicheskoi Literatury, 1947. Soft cover. First edition; staple-bound 5†x 7 ½†; pp. 3-61, [1]; original printed wraps; minor wear along edges of covers, near fine.

$30.00

Povest' Peteise III. Drevneegipetskaia Proza

By Zhukovskoi, K. N. and Korostovtseva, M. A.

Moskva: Hudozhestvennaia Literatura, 1978. Hardcover. Near Fine. First edition; 12mo; pp. [4], 5-301, [3]; original red boards with gilt decorations; gilt faded in spots, else covers and pages fine. The book is comprised of 4 parts: ancient Egyptian fairy tales, historic documents, prophetic works, and religious texts. Many of them appear in Russian for the first time.

$85.00