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The Fire Came By The Riddle of the Great Siberian Explosion

By: Baxter, John & Isaac Asimov intro

Price: $13.95

Publisher: Garden City, Doubleday: 1976

Edition: Later Printing

Seller ID: 18585

ISBN: 038511396X

Condition: Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket


DJ and boards show some shelf wear. Top corners bumped, sticker removed from front cover with a little damage. light soil back cover ; A tight solid book. Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector, unclipped. ; B&W Illustrations; 8.20 X 5.60 X 0.80 inches; 165 pages; "One of the great accidents of nature occurred in Siberia in 1908 when a fireball appeared over the horizon and slammed into a remote forest area of Siberia, creating shock waves which were felt half a worl... View more info

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Leningrad; Guidebook

By: Doroshinskaya, Yelena & Vadim Kruchina

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Moscow, Novosti Press Agency Publishing House: 1969

Seller ID: 18600

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Some soiling and shelfwear of blue vinyl covers.; A tight solid book. B&W and colour photographs throughout. Foldout map at back. Text in English. ; B&W and Colour Illustrations; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 297 pages View more info

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World War II Decisive Battles of the Soviet Army

By: Larionov, V. V. & William Biley (translator)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Moscow, Progress Publishers: 1984

Edition: Translation

Seller ID: 16933

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


Dust jacket chipped with short tears, previous owner's name inked out on front free end paper ; A bright, solid book Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 526 pages; "a military-historical sketch that describes decisive battles and engagements of the Soviet Army in WWII (1941-45), based on documents, historical research and recollections of war participants, tracing the course of warfare on the Soviet-German front and during the campaig... View more info

THE RUSSIAN REVOLUTION, WHY DID THE BOLSHEVIKS WIN?

By: McNeal, Robert H.

Price: $7.50

Publisher: New York, Holt, Rinehart and Winston: 1959

Edition: First US Edition

Seller ID: 3807

Condition: Good


Trade PB; 61 pages; Covers have some light soiling, damage to page edges of pages 21, 23, and 25. A pamphlet style volume of the "Source Problems In World Civilization" Series. View more info

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Lenin's Brother The Origins of the October Revolution

By: Pomper, Philip

Price: $18.50

Publisher: New York, W. W. Norton & Company: 2009

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 18574

ISBN: 0393070794

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


Only slight wear to dust jacket ; A bright, solid book, dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped.; B&W Photographs; 9.30 X 6.30 X 1 inches; 304 pages; "In 1886, Alexander Ulyanov, a brilliant biology student, joined a small group of students at St. Petersburg University to plot the assassination of Russia’s tsar. Known as “Second First March” for the date of their action, this group failed disastrously in their mission, and its leaders, Alexander included, were executed.... View more info

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The Land of Amber and Shale

By: Rostovtsev (1870-1952), Mikhail Ivanovich; R. Bobrova (translator), V. Talmi (editor)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Moscow, Progress Publishers: 1970

Edition: First English Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 13529

Condition: Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Usual library markings in book, pocket on FFEP, tape stains on boards ; A tight solid book. DJ in Mylar ; Ex-Library; B&W Photographs; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 214 pages; This is an early book by the renowned classical historian and archaeologist Mikhail Rostovtsev (Rostovtzeff). He was an early proponent of the Russian Revolution but quickly became disenchanted by the actions of the Bolsheviks and fled to England and the US where he eventually taught the ancient h... View more info

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Echoes of a Native Land Two Centuries of a Russian Village

By: Schmemann, Serge

Price: $14.95

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18788

ISBN: 0679438106

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


DJ and boards show very light shelf wear. Previous owner's name on FFEP. ; A bright, solid book, dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped.; B&W Photographs; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 350 pages; "Tracing the lives of his Russian forebears, Serge Schmemann, Pulitzer Prize-winning foreign correspondent for the New York Times, tells a remarkable story that spans the past two hundred years of Russian history. First, he draws on a family archive rich in pictorial as well a... View more info

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A History of Twentieth-Century Russia

By: Service, Robert

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Cambridge, MA, Harvard University Press: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16780

ISBN: 0674403479

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Only slight wear ; A bright, solid book, dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped.; 9.49 X 6.43 X 2.23 inches; 654 pages; "Russia has had an extraordinary history in the twentieth century. As the first Communist society, the USSR was both an admired model and an object of fear and hatred to the rest of the world.How are we to make sense of this history? A History of Twentieth-Century Russia treats the years from 1917 to 1991 as a single period and analyzes the peculiar mixt... View more info

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Pictorial History of the Doukhobors

By: Tarasoff, Koozma J

Price: $32.50

Publisher: Saskatoon, SK, Prairie Books Department: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18607

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


Boards and DJ show shelf wear, small tears, 1/2 inch piece missing from DJ at top of spine area, coffee cup stains on DJ. Previous owner's name on front free end paper. ; A tight solid book. Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. ; B&W Illustrations; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 280 pages; "The Doukhobors had their origin as a Russian peasant community that had parted from the Orthodox church; they were pacifist, communally-oriented, and equalitarian, though su... View more info

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Russia Since 1801 The Making of a New Society

By: Thaden, Edward C.

Price: $18.50

Publisher: New York, John Wiley & Sons Inc: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18007

ISBN: 0471855103

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


Illustrated boards show light shelf wear.; A tight solid book. ; B&W Illustrations; 9.13 X 6.57 X 1.11 inches; 682 pages View more info

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About Lenin

By: Various

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Moscow, Progress Publishers: 1980

Edition: Revised Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 10704

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


Some bumping of extremities, light chipping, creasing of DJ ; DJ in Mylar, unclipped. ; Square 4to 9" - 11" tall; 275 pages; This is a series of essays in English about Lenin by many of the major Russian writers. View more info

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Consumer's Co-Operatives in the U.S.S.R.

By: Various

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Moscow, USSR: 1962

Edition: First English Edition

Seller ID: 16577

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


Wear to the extremities of the paper covered boards and cloth spine, some scuffing, discard stamp front and back end papers. ; A tight solid book. Liberally illustrated with 150 B&W and colorised photos, maps. ; B&W Photographs; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 155 pages; This book is an book of praise for the co-operative system in Russia in mid century put out by the government of the time. It describes the structure of the system, how it is "broken up into 17,50... View more info