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Smith, Rudolf
HALF A CENTURY OF SOVIET SERIAL. In Two Volumes
Washington: Library of Congress, 1968
Two volumes (set). Large 4to (11 x 8-1/2) Hardcover. XXVIII, 1661 pp. Pretty nice looking ex-library copy with expected imperfections, tight and clean inside. A good reference for Soviet periodicals. [Uncommon]

Item ID: 00044R

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Eikhenbaum, Boris
O PROZE ("On Prose"). Collection of Articles
Leningrad: KhudLit, 1969

Author: Boris Eichenbaum.

Text in Russian. Cloth. 502, (2) pp.

Scarce, especially in such condition.

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Item ID: 00045R

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Eikhenbaum, Boris
O POEZII ("On Poetry"). Collection of Articles
Leningrad: SP, 1969

Author: Boris Eichenbaum.

Text in Russian. Cloth. 552 pp.

Scarce, especially in such condition.

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Item ID: 00060R

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Shklovsky, Victor
ZHILI-BYLI ("Once There Lived"). Memoirs
Moscow: SP, 1964

Memoirs by Viktor Shklovskiy on his early years, LEF, Vladimir Mayakovsky, Isaac Babel', Sergey Eisenstein, Yury Tynianov, Konstantin Tsiolkovsky, Aleksandr Dovzhenko, et al.

Text in Russian. Cloth. 481, (2) pp.

Scarce, especially in such condition.

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Item ID: 00062R

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Shklovsky, Victor
KHUDOZHESTVENNAYA PROZA. RAZMYSHLENIYA I RAZBORY ("Prose. Reflections and Critique")
Moscow: SP, 1961

Author: Viktor Shklovskiy. On Tolstoy, Dostoevsky, Mayakovsky, Gorky, Soviet art, etc.

Text in Russian. Cloth. 667, (1) pp.

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Item ID: 00064R

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Tolstoy) Shklovsky, Victor
LEV TOLSTOY
Moscow: MG, 1967

Series ZHIZN' ZAMECHATEL'NYKH LIUDEY ("Life of Remarkable People")

Author: Viktor Shklovskiy.

Text in Russian. Hardcover. 655, (1) pp. Illustrated.

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Item ID: 00065R

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Dostoevsky) Grossman, Leonid
DOSTOEVSKY
Moscow: MG, 1965

Series ZHIZN' ZAMECHATEL'NYKH LIUDEY ("Life of Remarkable People")

Author: Leonid Grossman.

Text in Russian. Hardcover. 605, (3) pp. Illustrated.

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Item ID: 00069R

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Chukovsky, Korney
SOVREMENNIKI ("The Contemporaries"). Portraits and Sketches
Moscow: MG, 1963

Series ZHIZN' ZAMECHATEL'NYKH LIUDEY ("Life of Remarkable People")

Memoirs and critical articles by Kornei Chukovskiy on Alexander Blok, Ilya Repin, Lev Kvitko, Sasha Cherny, Vladimir Mayakovsky, Vladimir Korolenko, Yury Tynianov, et al.

Text in Russian. Hardcover. 699, (5) pp. Illustrated.

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Item ID: 00071R

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Tynianov) Shklovsky, Erenburg, et al.
YURY TYNIANOV: PISATEL' I UCHENY ("Yury Tynianov. Writer and Scientist"). Memoirs, Reflections, Meetings
Moscow: MG, 1966

Series ZHIZN' ZAMECHATEL'NYKH LIUDEY ("Life of Remarkable People")

Book on Yury Tynyanov by Boris Eikhenbaum, Grigory Kozintsev, Ilya Erenburg, Korney Chukovsky, Sergey Eisenstein, Victor Shklovsky, et al. Includes Tynianov' autobiography and some articles.

Text in Russian. Hardcover. 220, (4) pp. Illustrated.

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Item ID: 00072R

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Pushkin) Tynianov, Yury
PUSHKIN I EGO SOVREMENNIKI ("Pushkin and His Contemporaries")
Moscow: Nauka, 1963

Text in Russian. Cloth with DJ. 423, (1) pp.

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Item ID: 00073R

Price: $75.00

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Astakhova, A. M., et al.
BYLINY PECHORY I ZIMNEGO BEREGA ("Bylinas of Pechora River and Winter Beach")
Moscow-Leningrad: Academy of Sciences, 1961

Russian traditional heroic poems.
Series "Monuments of Russian Folklore".

Text in Russian. 4to (10-1/2" x 7") Cloth decorated to front and spine. 606, (1) pp. Illustrated. Some music notations. Commentaries, Indices, Glossary. 2000 copies only.

Scarce.

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Item ID: 00074R

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Whitman, Walt. Foreword by M. Mendelson
LISTYA TRAVY ("Leaves of Grass")
Moscow: GIKhL, 1955

Text in Russian. Tall 8vo (9" x 6") cloth. 355, (1) pp. Portrait.

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Item ID: 00122R

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Shklovsky, Victor
O TEORII PROZY ("On Theory of Prose")
Moscow: SP, 1983

Author: Viktor Shklovskiy. On Tolstoy, Dostoevsky, Turgenev, OPOYAZ, etc.

Text in Russian. Cloth. 383, (1) pp.

Scarce.

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Item ID: 00123R

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Shklovsky, Victor
ENERGIYA ZABLUZHDENIYA ("Energy of Delusion") Book on Topic
Moscow: SP, 1981

Viktor Shklovskiy on works by Lev Tolstoy, Alexander Pushkin, Nikolay Gogol, etc.

Text in Russian. Cloth. 351, (1) pp.

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Item ID: 00124R

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Shklovsky, Victor
ZA 40 LET ("For 40 Years"). Articles on Cinema
Moscow: Iskusstvo, 1965

Viktor Shklovskiy on the history of Soviet cinematograph; Sergey Eisenstein, Lev Kuleshov, Dziga Vertov, Aleksandr Dovzhenko, on works by Lev Tolstoy, Fedor Dostoevsky, Alexander Pushkin in cinema, et al.

Text in Russian. Cloth with DJ. 452, (4) pp. Bibliography, filmography.

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Item ID: 00125R

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Shklovsky, Victor.
SENTIMENTAL'NOYE PUTESHESTVIYE ("The Sentimental Journey"). Memoirs 1918-1923.
Leningrad: Atheneum, 1924.
Text in Russian. Soft cover. 5000 copies only. [Shklovsky, Victor (1893-?): Well-known Soviet writer and literary critic. Was close to Futurism, Mayakovsky, Khlebnikov, Kruchenykh. One of the founders of Formalism in literary criticism (OPOYAZ) with Brik, Eichenbaum, et al.]

Item ID: 00136R

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Shklovsky, Victor.
O TEORII PROZY ("On the Theory of Prose") [On the cover TEORIYA PROZY ("The Theory of Prose")]
Moscow-Leningrad: "Krug", 1925.
First (and the only) edition. Text in Russian. Soft cover. Publisher's logo by Yury Annenkov. (Reproduced in the book "Oblozhka" - "The Cover"). [Shklovsky, Victor (1893-?): Well-known Soviet writer and literary critic. Was close to Futurism, Mayakovsky, Khlebnikov, Kruchenykh. One of the founders of Formalism in literary criticism (OPOYAZ) with Brik, Eichenbaum, et al. - Annenkov, Yury (1889-1974): Well-known Russian and Soviet artist. Graphic and theater artist, painter, agitprop. Studied in Paris. From 1924 lived in Germany and France. Exhibited in 1922 (Berlin) with Filonov, Gabo, Kandinsky, Malevich, Puni Pougny), Rozanova, Tatlin; in 1925 (Paris) with Kandinsky, Mayakovsky, Popova, Rodchenko, Stenberg; in 1932 (Philadelphia) with Archipenko, Chagall, Goncharova, Larionov, Lissitzky, Tzadkin, etc. - Rare]

Item ID: 00139R

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Eikhenbaum, Boris.
MELODIKA RUSSKOGO LIRICHESKOGO STIKHA ("Melodics of the Russian Lyric Verse[s]"). On the cover: MELODIKA STIKHA ("Melodics of the Verse[s]")
Peterburg: OPOYAZ, 1922.
First (and the only) edition. Text in Russian. Soft covers damaged. [Eikhenbaum, Boris (1886-1959): well-known Soviet historian of literature. One of the founders of Formalism in literary criticism (OPOYAZ) with Brik, Shklovsky, et al. Very rare.]

Item ID: 00140R

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Zhirmunsky, Victor.
VVEDENIYE V METRIKU. TEORIYA STIKHA. ("Introduction Into Metrics. The Theory of the Verse{s}")
Leningrad: Academia, 1925.
First (and the only) edition. Text in Russian. Soft cover. 2000 copies only. [Zhirmunsky, Victor (1891-?): well-known Soviet historian of literature, philologist. One of the founders of Formalism in literary criticism (OPOYAZ) with Brik, Shklovsky, Eikhenbaum, et al. Rare]

Item ID: 00142R

Price: $345.00

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Kamensky, Vasily.
ZHIZN' S MAYAKOVSKIM ("Life with Mayakovsky"). First edition.
Moscow: GIKhL, 1940.
Text in Russian. Cloth decorated to front (Futurist design). Illustrated. 5000 copies only. Decent looking ex-library copy with expected imperfections. [Kamensky, Vasily (1884-1961): well-known Russian and Soviet poet, one of the founders of the Russian Futurism. Mayakovsky, Vladimir (1893-1930): The most famous Soviet poet, one of the founders of Russian Futurism]

Item ID: 00148R

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Kamensky, Vasily.
AVTOBIOGRAFIYA. POEMY. STIKHI. On the cover: I ETO YEST' ("Autobiography. Poems. Verses."). First edition.
Tiflis: Zakkniga, 1927.
Text in Russian. Soft cover (Constructivist design). 2000 copies only. (A Catalogue of Russian Avant-Garde Books in the British Library 1912-1934, No. 166) [Kamensky, Vasily (1884-1961): well-known Russian and Soviet poet, one of the founders of the Russian Futurism. Rare]

Item ID: 00156R

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Shklovsky, Victor.
O MAYAKOVSKOM ("On Mayakovsky"). First edition.
Moscow: Sovetsky Pisatel', 1940.
Text in Russian. Cloth (Design by I. Nikolaevtsev). 223 pp. [On Brik, Burliuk, Kul'bin, Blok, Mayakovsky, Futurism, et al. - Shklovsky, Victor (1893-?): Well-known Soviet writer and literary critic. Was close to Futurism, Mayakovsky, Khlebnikov, Kruchenykh. One of the founders of Formalism in literary criticism (OPOYAZ) with Brik, Eichenbaum, et al. - Mayakovsky, Vladimir (1893-1930): The most famous Soviet poet, one of the founders of Russian Futurism.]

Item ID: 00157R

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Jakobson, Roman.
O CHESHSKOM STIKHE ("On Czech Verse"). First Edition.
GIZ, 1923.
Text in Russian. Soft cover. [Very rare].

Item ID: 00161R

Price: $395.00

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Bely Andrey (Belyi, Andrei).
RITM KAK DIALEKTIKA I "MEDNY VSADNIK" ("Rhythm As Dialectics"). First Edition.
Moscow: Federatsiya, 1929.
Text in Russian. Hard cover (Constructivist design by Boris Titov). 280 pp. Foldout. 2000 copies only. [Bely Andrey (Belyi, Andrei) (1880-1934): the famous poet and writer, theorist of Symbolism. - Titov, Boris: well-known book designer and illustrator. Worked with Altman. Exhibited in 1927 (Leipzig) with Lissitzky; in 1928 (Cologne) with Klutsis, Telingater; in 1931 (Paris) with Popova, etc.]

Item ID: 00165R

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Gorky, Maksim.
DVE BESEDY ('Two Talks'). First Edition.
Moscow: 'Molodaia Gvardiia', 1931.
Text in Russian. Stapled wraps. 7-5/8 x 5-1/4. 45, III pp. Cover with Constructivist elements and author's portrait. [Gor'ky, Maksim [Peshkov, Aleksei] (1868-1936): a famous Russian and Soviet writer.]

Item ID: 00198R

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Tretiakov [Tretyakov], Sergei.
SVANETIYA.
Moscow: Pabochaya Moskva, 1928.
Text in Russian. Stapled wraps (Constructivist design). [Tretiakov, Sergei (1892-1939): Russian Soviet writer, play-writer and literature critic. Futurist, member of LEF ('Left Front"): the most important association of Soviet mid-1920's Avant-garde writers (Mayakovsky), artists and photographers (Rodchenko), architects (Lavinsky) and others. One of the founders of the futurist group "Tvorchestvo" on the Soviet Far East c. 1919. Worked with V. Meyerhold and S. Eisenstein.]

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Shklovsky, Victor
RAZVERTYVANIYE SIUZHETA ("Unfolding of the Topic"). First Edition
[Petrograd]: OPOYAZ, 1921

Author: Viktor Shklovskiy. Text in Russian. 4to (10-1/2" x 7-3/8") Softcover. Small edition. Rear cover missing.

Rare.

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Item ID: 00211R

Price: $200.00

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Rozanov) Shklovsky, Victor
ROZANOV
Petrograd: OPOYaZ, 1921

Book by Victor Shklovskiy on Vasily Rozanov.

Text in Russian. 6-1/8" x 4-3/8" softcover. 2700 copies only.

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Item ID: 00217R

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Tomashevsky, B.; et al.
POETIKA (IV). First Edition.
Leningrad: Academia, 1928.
Text in Russian. Soft cover. (Constructivist design). 2100 copies only. [Rare]

Item ID: 00237R

Price: $250.00

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Evreinov, Shervashidze) Kamensky, Vasily
KNIGA O EVREINOVE ("Book about Evreinov"). First Edition
Petrograd: "Sovremennoye Iskusstvo" (Butkovskaya), 1917

Book by Vasiliy Kamenskiy on Nikolai Yevreinov. Cover and portrait of Evreinov by Prince Alexander Schervachidze.

Text in Russian. Softcover. 101 pp.

British Library Cat. No. 170, NYPL Cat. No. 110.

Rare. Not in MOMA, not in Getty.

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Item ID: 00239R

Price: $450.00

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Jakobson, Roman & Bogatyrev, Piotr.
SLAVIANSKAYA FILOLOGIYA V ROSSII ZA GODY REVOLIUTSII (Slavonic Philology in Russia During the Revolution Years"). First Edition.
OPOYAZ, 1923.
Text in Russian. Soft cover. [Very rare].

Item ID: 00244R

Price: $395.00

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Rosolovskaya, V.
RUSSKAYA KINEMATOGRAFIA V 1917 G. ("Russian Cinematography in 1917"). Historical Materials.
Moscow-Leningrad: Iskusstvo, 1937.
First (and the only) edition. Text in Russian. Cloth embossed in gilt to front and spine. Illustrated. Cover design by S. Kovan'ko. 3000 copies only. [Rare]

Item ID: 00254R

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Bely Andrey (Belyi, Andrei).
O SMYSLE POZNANIYA ("On the Meaning of Knowledge")
Petersburg: Epokha, 1922.
First (and the only) Edition. Text in Russian. 24mo (5-3/4 x 4-3/4) Stapled wraps. 3000 copies only. Ex-library copy with expected imperfections. [Bely Andrey (Belyi, Andrei) (1880-1934): the famous poet and writer, theorist of Symbolism. - Rare. Library loss, your gain].

Item ID: 00284R

Price: $100.00

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Erberg, Konstantin (Edited by).
ISKUSSTVO STAROE I NOVOE ("Art: Old and New"). Collection of Articles.
Petersburg: Alkonost, 1921.
First (and the only) Edition. Text in Russian. Large 8vo (9-1/4 x 7) Soft cover. Logo by Yury Annenkov. On Futurism, etc. [Rare].

Item ID: 00288R

Price: $295.00

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Vishnevsky, Veniamin.
TEATRAL'NAYA PERIODIKA ("Theater Periodicals"). Volume II (of Two).
Moscow: Iskusstvo, 1941.
First (and the only) Edition. Text in Russian. Hardcover. Cover by N. Lobanov. 2000 copies only.

Item ID: 00295R

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Tolstoy, Alexey.
PUTESHESTVIE V DRUGOI MIR ("Journey to Another World"). First Edition.
Leningrad: GIKhL, 1932.
Text in Russian. Soft cover. Constructivist cover. [Alexey Tolstoy: Famous Soviet writer.]

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Masereel) Tretiakov [Tretyakov], Sergei.
STRANA-PEREKRESTOK ("The Country-Crossroad"). Five weeks in Czechoslvakia.
Moscow: Sovetsky Pisatel', 1937.
First (and the only) Edition. Text in Russian. Cloth decorated to front; pictorial epps. Illustrated. Map. Binding by Frans Masereel. [Tretiakov, Sergei (1892-1939): Russian Soviet writer, play-writer and literature critic. Futurist, member of LEF ('Left Front"): the most important association of Soviet mid-1920's avant-garde writers (Mayakovsky), artists and photographers (Rodchenko), architects (Lavinsky) and others. One of the founders of the futurist group "Tvorchestvo" on the Soviet Far East c. 1919. Worked with V. Meyerhold and S. Eisenstein. Frans Maserel: well-known French artist.].

Item ID: 00303R

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Lazarenko, Vitaly.
PIATNA GRIMA ("Spots of Make-up"). Signed.
Moscow: 1922.
First (and the only) Edition. Text in Russian. 32mo (4-1/2 x 3-1/2) Stapled Wraps. Illustrated cover. INSCRIBED AND SIGNED by author. [Vitaly Lazarenko: well-known circus clown].

Item ID: 00305R

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Eisenstein, Stepanova, Rodchenko) Text by Yu. Pimenov, et al.
S. EISENSTEIN. RISUNKI Dessins Drawings. First Edition
Moscow: Iskusstvo, 1961

Album of drawings by a famous Russian Soviet producer and artist Sergei Eizenstein.
Text by the Artist, Yury Pimenov, O. Aisenstadt, G. Miasnikov.

Book design by Varvara Stepanova and V. Rodchenko.

Text in Russian, English and French. Large 4to (11-1/2" x 9") Cloth with DJ. 225, (2) pp. Illustrated throughout. Decorated epps.

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Item ID: 00316R

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Dobuzhinsky) Serebriakova, Galina
ZHENSHCHINY EPOKHI FRANTSUZSKOI REVOLIUTSII ("Women of the Era of the French Revolution")
Moscow: GIZ, 1929.
First (and the only) Edition. Text in Russian. Softcover. Illustrated with women's portraits. Cover by Mstislav Dobuzhinskiy. 2000 copies only. [Rare, especially in such condition]

Item ID: 00318R

Price: $495.00

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Chicherin, Aleksey and Elliy-Karl Sel'vinsky
ZNAYEM ("We Know"). Construction on Oath (Declaration) of Constructivist Poets. First Edition
Moscow: K. P. ["Constructivist Poets"], 1923

Authors: Aleksei Chicherin and Ilya Sel'vinskiy.

Text in Russian. 7" x 5-3/8" stapled pamphlet.

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Item ID: 00326R

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Lio-Ki.
DEVIATDESIAT DEVIAT' LOMYGOLOVOK. ("Ninety-Nine Puzzles"). First Edition. Signed.
Kharkiv: DVU, 1928.
Text in Ukrainian. Softcover. Illustrated. Illustrated cover. INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY AUTHOR. 5000 copies only.

Item ID: 00357R

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Radishchev, Leonid.
SVET I TENI ("Light and Shadows"). Essays. First Edition.
Leningrad: "Krasnaya Gazeta", 1929.
Text in Russian. Softcover. Illustrated Avant-garde cover. [Radishchev, Leonid (1905-?) Russian Soviet writer. Lived in Leningrad.].

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Gul', Roman.
ZHIZN' NA FUKSA ("Life on Fuksa"). First Edition.
Leningrad: GIZ, 1927.
Softcover. Text in Russian. Cover design in Constructivist style. [Memoirs on life of Russian emigrants in Germany. - Rare]

Item ID: 00379R

Price: $245.00

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Lvov-Marsianin, P.
KATORGA ("Hard Labour"). First Edition.
Moscow: GIZ, 1927.
Softcover. Text in Russian. Illustrated cover by Petr Staronosov. [Rare].

Item ID: 00384R

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Ben & Egor]
RABKOR I CHITATEL' ("Worker-Correspondent and Reader"). First Edition.
Moscow, 1929.
4to (10-1/4 x 6-3/4) Stapled wraps. Text in Russian. Illustrated cover (Constructivist style). 2000 copies only. [Rare]

Item ID: 00392R

Price: $195.00

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Ulianov, I. I.
OBRIADOVYE PRICHITANIYA ("The Ritual Lamentations on Sending-off the Soldiers").
Petrograd, 1914.
Stapled wraps. Text in Russian. [Rare]

Item ID: 00401R

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Zarovniadny, N.
SOVETY SAMOUCHKE PO CHTENIYU ("Reading Advices to Self-taught Person"). First Edition.
Moscow: GIZ, 1929.
Stapled wraps. Text in Russian. [Rare].

Item ID: 00413R

Price: $95.00

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Kataev, Valentin.
VREMIA, VPERIOD! ("Time, Go Ahead!"). First Edition.
Moscow: Federatsia, 1932.
Cloth. 429 pp. full-page illustrations by V. Roskin. 5200 copies only. (A Catalogue of Russian Avant-Garde Books in the British Library 1912-1934, No. 180) [Roskin, Vladimir (1896-198?) Soviet avant-garde graphic artist and painter. Circle of Mayakovsky, Rodchenko, LEF. - Rare]

Item ID: 00430R

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Various authors
80 (OPTZECI) DE ANI DE TEATRU EVREIESC IN ROMINIA ("80 Years of Jewish Theater in Romania 1876-1956"). First Edition
Bucuresti (Bucharest), [1956]

Text in Romanian and Hebrew. Large 8vo (9-1/2" x 6-3/4") Softcover. 150+ pp. Profusely illustrated.

Rare.

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Item ID: 00439R

Price: $145.00

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