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The Three Kingdoms Russian Folk Tales from Alexander Afanasiev's Collection

By: Afanasiev; Alexander

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Moscow, Raduga Publisher: 1998

Edition: New Illustrated Edition

Seller ID: 110672


Pictorial green boards. No dustjacket. The covers have slightly bumped corners and smudges which can only be seen if held up to the light. The rear free endpaper has a Russian price sticker. Otherwise No Inscriptions or other Marks. 166 pp. Superbly illustrated in colour by Alexander Kurkin; reminiscent of Dulac, Harry Clarke and Kay Nielson. Endpapers are also beautifully illustrated. Overall, apart from the very minor 'faults', as detailed above, this is an Excellent, ... View more info

Turkish Gambit

By: Akunin, Boris; Andrew Bromfield

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Weidenfeld & Nicolson: 2004

Edition: 1st Edition UK; First Printing

Seller ID: 111598


Dark green boards with bright gilt titling to the spine. In the original publisher's pictorial dustjacket, which is not price-clipped. There is very light browning to the top page fore-edge, otherwise there are NO Inscriptions or other Marks. Translated by Andrew Bromfield. (6) + 230 pp. Overall, this is an Excellent Very Clean, Tight and Bright Near 'As New' copy. "The Russo-Turkish war is at a critical juncture, and Erast Fandorin, broken-hearted and disillusioned,... View more info

Peter the Great . New Appreciations in History 7.

By: Anderson M. S. (edited by E. W. Ives)

Price: £2.99

Publisher: London, The Historical Association: 1993

Edition: Reprint - Second Edition

Seller ID: 112968


In the original publisher's pictorial card covers. Number Seven in the 'New Appreciations in History' Series. 32 pp. Illustrated in black and white. Notes; Further Reading. Looks Unread/untouched. Other titles in similar condition in this series available - please enquire if interested. ; New Appreciations in History; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

Russian Folk Tales. Folk Tales of the Peoples of the U.S.S.R

By: Anon

Price: £22.00

Publisher: Moscow, Foreign Languages Publishing House: (1950)

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Seller ID: 113055


No Date given - but likely 1940s / early 1950? . In red-orange boards with blue decorative titling to the spine and decorated title stamped in blue and white to the front cover. In the original publisher's pictorial dustjacket which has some closed tears (internally repaired with clear archival tape) , some chipping and surface scrapes to the edges but is otherwise complete and now in a new protective clear - removable - bookfilm plastic cover and looks VG. Internally so... View more info

The Royal Military Chronicle or British Officer's Monthly Register and Mentor, Volume V (5) BOUND with ' the Life of Peter the Great, Emperor of Russia ....' & 'The History of the Revolution in Portugal, in the Year 1640; or an Account Of....' This Volume 5 Covering December 1812 - April 1813.

By: Anon (Various)

Price: £600.00

Publisher: London, J. Davis, Essex Street, Strand: 1812/13

Edition: 1st Edition (Plus.... see description)

Seller ID: 112801


In contemporary (1800s) Half-Leather with gilt titling/banding/small decorations and marbled paper boards. Quite an attractive book, but scruffy and with damage/some loss to the leather. The boards (and the leather) are worn and badly scuffed to all 4 corners, with loss to the leather, and the spine edges have split on the top and bottom edges and are cracking all up the sides. Some small loss there and to the head/tail of the spine and to the rear inner edges. There is ... View more info

The Royal Military Chronicle or British Officer's Monthly Register & Mentor, Volume IV (4). BOUND with 'the Life of Charles XII. King of Sweden". Translated from the French. & Now Published with Additions & Corrections.' This Vol 4 Covers May-November 181

By: Anon (Various)

Price: £500.00

Publisher: London, J. Davis, Essex Street, Strand: 1812

Edition: 1st Edition (Plus.... see description)

Seller ID: 112873


In contemporary (1800s) Half-Leather and marbled paper boards. Lacking two thirds of the spine leather. NO Title Label. Scruffy and with damage/some loss to the leather. The boards (and the leather) are worn and badly scuffed to all 4 corners, with loss to the leather. However ALL hinges holding tight and the book is holding tight. The page fore-edges are age-toned and have some light staining. The book, as is the other I have listed (Volume 5) , is a slightly odd collat... View more info

La Russie. Manuel Du Voyageur

By: Baedeker Karl

Price: £225.00

Publisher: Leipzig, Karl Baedeker: 1897

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 108743


Baedeker's 'Russia' in French. Slim Red cloth Boards with bright gilt titling to the spine and to the front board. The background colour to the spine is slightly fading towards pink but all lettering is clear and bright. The very corner tip to the lower front cover is rubbed through but all else is near fine. The book is in Excellent condition - Very Clean, Tight and Bright. All hinges secure. Good deep colour to the front and rear boards. This is the "Deuxieme Editi... View more info

Mission to Tashkent

By: Bailey, F. M.

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, The Folio Society: 2005

Edition: 5th Printing

Seller ID: 110903


Protected in a Burgundy slipcase which has very slight/smudges scratches that can only be seen if held up to the light. Decorated paper boards with bright gilt titling on a burgundy cloth spine. No Dustjacket, presumed as issued. There are No Inscriptions or other Marks. (xxiii) + 269 pp. Illustrated with b/w photographs and maps. Two Appendices; Epilogue; Index. Overall, this is an Excellent, Clean, Tight and Bright, Near 'As New' copy. "Colonel F. M. Bailey, whose ... View more info

The Vainglorious War, 1854-56

By: Barker, A.J.

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Weidenfeld & Nicholson: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 110705


Black boards with bright gilt titling to the spine. In the original publishers pictorial dustjacket. There is some minor creasing to the top and bottom of the dustjacket spine and the page fore-edges have slight foxing (brown spots). The top edge is dyed red. Otherwise No Inscriptions or other Marks. (xix) + 348 pp. Illustrated in b/w with b/w maps and map endpapers. Eight Appendices; Source Notes; Bibliography; Index. Overall, apart fom the minor 'faults', as detailed a... View more info

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The Imperial Atlas of Modern Geography. An Extensive Series of Maps, Embracing the Most Recent Discoveries and the Latest Political Divisions of Territory in all Parts of the World. Compiled and Engraved from the Most Authentic Sources.

By: Blackie W. G.

Price: £1,050.00

Publisher: London, Blackie & Son.: 1860

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 113798


Modern? (ish) half leather, bound with a heavy plain black unlettered leather spine, with 4 raised bands, and corners over burgundy cloth boards. Reinforced inner hinge in blue 'cloth' with marbled paper endpapers stuck down to white card, and similar to the rear endpapers - which in this case should be 'endcards'. These 'endcards' have the half title and the last page stuck down to these white card endpapers. Possibly an Amateur binder? . Large Folio/Small Elephant Foli... View more info

East of the Sun The Conquest and Settlement of Siberia

By: Bobrick, Benson

Price: £16.00

Publisher: London, Heinemann: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 110815


Red boards with bright gilt titling to the spine. In the original publisher's pictorial dustjacket which is not price-clipped and has slight fading to the base colour of the spine although the lettering is still bright and clear. The paper is uniformly cream and the page fore-edges are slightly tanned, otherwise there are no Inscriptions or other Marks. 542 pp. Illustrated with b/w plates and b/w maps. Source Notes; Bibliograpy; Index. Overall, apart from the minor 'faul... View more info

1914: The Coming of the First World War . New Appreciations in History 10.

By: Bridge F. R. (edited by J. M. Bourne)

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, The Historical Association: 1994

Edition: Reprint - Second Edition

Seller ID: 112970


In the original publisher's pictorial card covers. Number Ten in the 'New Appreciations in History' Series. 36 pp. Illustrated in black and white. Chronological Table; Notes; Further Reading. Looks Unread/untouched. Other titles in similar condition in this series available - please enquire if interested. ; New Appreciations in History; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

The End of the Communist Revolution

By: Daniels, Robert V.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Routledge: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 48156


Black boards with bright silver-gilt titling decoration to the spine and front board. No dustjacket. Ex- Reference Library with minimal library markings. (viii) + 222 pp. Overall despite its status as an Ex-Lib copy this is an Excellent Very Clean, Tight and Bright copy. "Daniels puts Perestoika firmly in its long-term historical perspective by placing it in a broad theory of revolutionary process, within the context of Leninism, Stalinism and Breshnevism. In this sy... View more info

Russia The Roots of Confrontation

By: Daniels, Robert V.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Harvard, Mass, Harvard University Press: 1986

Edition: Reprint; Third Printing

Seller ID: 109047


In the original publisher's pictorial card covers, No dustjacket as issued. (xiii) + 411 pp, incl. Illustrations in b/w, etc. No Inscriptions or Marks. Internally FINE. An Excellent Very Clean, Tight and Bright 'As New' copy. "Robert V. Daniels' book Russia: The Roots of Confrontation, first published in 1985, examines the historical contrasts between East and West and elucidates the Russian enigma. The book springs from the thesis that Russia's national character an... View more info

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The Life & Games of Akiva Rubinstein. Volume 2: The Later Years

By: Donaldson, John & Nikolay Minev

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Milford, CT, USA, Russell Enterprises Inc. ,: 2011

Edition: 2nd Edition. Revised and Enlarged; First Printing

Seller ID: 114140


2011 - once again the book catalogue has it wrong! This copy is DATED 2011 on the Title page and copyright page. In the original publisher's glossy pictorial card covers. Looks as NEW. A Smooth, Uncreased spine, and no marks anywhere that I can see. NO Inscriptions. Page fore-edges crisp and white. Externally and Internally EXcellent. As NEW. 440 pp. Illustrated in b/w with Chessboard/Moves throughout, and with a few other photos, etc. Contents cover : - Contents cover :... View more info