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Russian novelists are great, and so are the rare Russian history books in Biblio's Rare Book Room. Our booksellers have created an incredible collection of rare and antique Russian history books, and many of the featured Russian history books are unique and one of a kind. From multi-volume biographies of Russian emperors to smaller books on a specific aspect of Russian culture, there are plenty of interesting Russian history books to peruse in the Rare Book Room.

Memoirs Of H.R.H. Prince Christopher Of Greece by Prince Christopher of Greece, H.R.H

Memoirs Of H.R.H. Prince Christopher Of Greece (1938, Hurst & Blackett, Ltd.) 1st Edition, 2nd Printing Thus Hurst & Blackett, ltd., 1938. AUTOBIOGRAPHY, PRINCE CHRISTOPHER OF GREECE AND DENMARK. 187 pages, indexed. Used. Good condition/ No DJ Included.…

From Mary Riversong Books


Operation Keelhaul: The Story of Forced Repatriation from 1944 to the Present by Epstein, Julius

Old Greenwich CT, The Devin Adair Company, 1974, hardcover, xiv-255 pp, Second Printing stated, Very Good in Good+ dustjacket. Straight and firmly bound, small stain to textblock fore-edge and rear endpaper, previous owner's name to front endpaper. Dustja…

From West of Eden Books


We Follow the Road Shown by Great Lenin by Vladych, L.V

Hardcover. 178 pp.Kiev: Politvidav Ukraini Publishers, Ukraine (1985). First Edition. First Printing. Bright, clean, unmarked copy. Front panel bottom has several small ripples of delamination. Bilingual. Color illustrations of Communist Party propaganda …

From BookRanger


Tales of a Russian Grandmother by Carpenter, Frances

Garden City / New York: Junior Books / Doubleday, Doran & Company, 1933. Book. Illus. by Bilibine, Ivan. Very Good. Hardcover. 1st Edition. In blue boards with red titles to upper board and spine. Illustrated with eight colour plates, eight black and whit…

From Alan Foljambe, Bookseller [ABAC/ILAB]


Russian Zar Alexander III – German Kaiser Wilhelm Meeting 1912 - Russian Navy maneuver photo album (1900 -1909) by Foto Wannas

An extremely rare album with highly interesting, beautiful photos from Maneuvers in the years 1900, 1903, 1909, the "Kaiser-Tsar-meeting" in 1912 and official photos of the Tsar and his family. Cardboard covers (25.5 x 34.5 cm, a little worn) with embroi…

From Ebattt-books


ODIN DEN' IVANA DENISOVICHA (One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich. First Edition in book form) - Roman Gazeta Number 1 (277) 1963. by Alexandr / Alexander Solzhenitsyn

Good. This volume was printed on poor quality paper and rarely survives. Splitting to edge of fragile paper spine. Usual browning/foxing. 46 p. Text in Russian. With author's portrait. This is the second published appearance (and first in book form) of S…

From Itchen Books


Memoirs (Autographed) by Gorbachev, Mikhail S

New York, New York, U.S.A.: Doubleday, 1996. 769pp/illus. Gorbachev's autobiography. Has autographed card tipped in on title page. Clean.. 1st Printing. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good+. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. …

From DBookmahn's Used and Rare Military Books


Apercu des Chemins de fer Russes depuis L'Origine Jusqu'en 1892 by Gortschakov, Andre de. Vladimir Herzenstein et Louis Weissenbruch (Rédacteurs)

T. I/II (Text): 218/195/141 pp. (I) 202/117 pp. (II), 15 annexes, indices. Atlas: 105 engraved double page plates, one fould out map in color. Uniformly bound in green (probably recent) cloth with gilt titles on spines, stamped titles and russian imperial…

From Siranda Libros


Costume of the Russian Empire by HARDING, Edward [publ.]

1810 RUSSIA Costume of Russian Empire Color Illustrated Clothing Travel Voyages An extremely valuable and important illustrated account of history of costumes and clothing from the Russian Empire. Published in 1810, Edward Harding gathered English and Fr…

From Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books


The life of Catharine II, Empress of Russia: an enlarged translation from the French, with seven portraits elegantly engraved, and a correct map of the Russian empire. by CASTERA, Jean-Henri

1798 1ed English Life of Catherine II the Great of RUSSIA by Castera HUGE MAP 3v Catherine II was an 18th-century Empress of Russia, who is better known today as Catherine the Great. It was under her reign than Russian gained prominence in Europe and ent…

From Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books


[Tatar Folk Proverbs] Tatar chalyk makal'lare by Isanbet, Naki [also Nake, Nakyi]

Tatarstan kitap Nasrijaty / Tatarskoe knizhnoe izd-vo, 1959. First Edition. Hardcover. Complete in three volumes. 914, 960, and 1013 pages. Text in Tatar; Russian title from colophon: Tatarskiye narodnyye poslovitsy. The classic collection of Tatar prove…

From Eureka Books


The Cossacks, A Tale of the Caucasus in the Year 1852 by Tolstoi, Count Lyof N

Tolstoi, Count Lyof N. The Cossacks, A Tale of the Caucasus in the Year 1852. First English Edition, 1888 Walter Scott, 24 Warwick Lane, Paternoster Row, London. Translated from the Russian by Nathan Haskell Dole. Summary: A novel of the Caucasian War 181…

From Mary Riversong Books


DESCRIPTION DE TOUTES LES NATIONS DE L'EMPIRE DE RUSSIE. Ou L'on Expose Leurs Moeurs, Religions, Usages, habitations, Habillemens et Autres Particularites Remarquables. by GEORGI, Johan Gottlieb.:

St Petersbourg, Charles Guillaume Muller, 1776-1777.. FIRST FRENCH EDITION 1776-1777, 3 Parts bound together in one volume, each with separate title page, text in French, translated from the German. PREMIERE COLLECTION: LES NATIONS D'ORIGINE FINNOISE, S…

From Roger Middleton


The General Theory of Law by Jawitsch, L.S

Moscow USSR, Progress Publishers, 1981, hardcover, 293 pp, First edition in English translation, First printing stated, Very Good+ in Good dustjacket. Straight, tight and clean with no markings, slight spine roll, heel of spine lightly bumped. Dustjacket,…

From West of Eden Books


Memory About Service, Friendship and You. Red Banner Pacific Ocean Fleet, Soviet Navy Photo Album ( Black Sea,) with 15 SIGNED Pen and Ink Original Drawings of Warships by Unknown Soviet Navy Sailor

Soviet Union , 1979. Dated 1979-1982, a unique and RARE Soviet sailor's photo album, 13 1/2" w x 9" h, in string-tied brown velvet over heavy cardboard. Containing 40 pp. of thick cardboard, with 140 black and white and 4 color photographs …

From Dale Steffey Books, ABAA


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