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Children of the Arbat

by Rybakov, Anatoli

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Published
1989
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Very Good Condition
Edition
reprint
ISBN
9780099633303
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Arrow Books, London, 1989. reprint. Softcover. Very Good Condition. reading creases on the spine, agent toning of the page edges, otherwise clean and free of annotation. A novel set in Moscow in the 1930s at the beginning of the rein of terror of Stalin. How this increasing paranoia of Stalin… Read more
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Half a Life and Other Stories

by Bulychev, Kirill

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Published
1977
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Very Good Condition
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780025180307
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Macmillan, New York, 1977. First Edition. Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition/Good. Illustrator: Paul Lehr -- Cover Art. introduction by Theodore Sturgeon. Dark yellow cloth 1/4 spine and 3/4 mustard coloured boards with metallic blue writing on the spine. Illustrated dustwrapper, by Paul Lehr, with white and black writing on the front panel… Read more
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Shcharansky; Hero of our Time

by Gilbert, Martin

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Published
1986
Condition
Very Good Condition
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780333395042
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AU$11.02

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Macmillan, London, 1986. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: Photographic. XX, 468 pages, last page blank, includes appendices, bibliography, maps, index compiled by the author. 55 black-and-white photographs in three spreads. "Based on contemporary documents, eyewitness testimony and Shcharansky's own letters from prison, Martin Gilbert's book relate Shcharansky's activities before his… Read more
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Story of a Life; A Southern Adventure

by Paustovsky, Konstantin

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Published
1969
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Good
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First Edition
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Harvill Press, London, 1969. First Edition. Hardcover. Good/Good. VI, 7-228 pages, last page blank, A Short Explanation and notes. Blue denim coloured boards with black insert to the backstrip, and within that insert gilt titles. Bumping to the backstrip and to the lower book corners. Rubbing to the book edges and browning… Read more
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KGB ; The Inside Story of Its Foreign Operations from Lenin to Gorbachev

by Andrew, Christopher & Gordievsky, Oleg

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Published
1991
Condition
Good Condition
Edition
Reprint
ISBN
9780340553466
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AU$9.34

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Sceptre, London, 1991. Reprint. Softcover. Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: maps. 848 pages, includes chapter notes, bibliography, index, list of abbreviations, and appendices. Starting with a history of the Czarist origins in the 15th and 16th centuries, through to 1989, this book offers both the comedic and the tragic. A… Read more
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Zhivago's Children: The Last Russian Intelligentsia

by Zubok, Vladislav

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Published
2009
Condition
Very Good Condition
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780674062320
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Belknap Press, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 2009. First Edition. Softcover. Very Good Condition. secondhand copy with no damage stop illustrated with black-and-white photographs within the pages. Chapter notes, and index. Among the least chronicled aspects of post-World War II European intellectual and cultural history is the story of the Russian intelligentsia after Stalin. The author turned a… Read more
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Shcharansky; Hero of our Time

by Gilbert, Martin

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Published
1986
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Very Good Condition
Edition
First Edition
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9780333395042
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Macmillan, London, 1986. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: Photographic. XX, 468 pages, last page blank, includes appendices, bibliography, maps, index compiled by the author. 55 black-and-white photographs in three spreads. Minor handling marks to the edges of the text block, and a couple of light scratches to the jacket, slight… Read more
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Shcharansky; Hero of our Time

by Gilbert, Martin

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Published
1986
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Very Good Condition
Edition
First Edition
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9780333395042
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Macmillan, London, 1986. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: Photographic. XX, 468 pages, last page blank, includes appendices, bibliography, maps, index compiled by the author. 55 black-and-white photographs in three spreads. Minor handling marks to the edges of the text block, and a couple of light scratches to the jacket, slight… Read more
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The Solomon Mykhoels Cultural Centre; real hope or false dawn for Soviet Jewry?

by Leibler, Isi J

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Published
1989
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Good
Edition
First Edition
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AU$29.37

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World Jewish Congress, Sydney, 1989. First Edition. Softcover. Good/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: Photographic and Facsimile. 800 g; 256 pages, (cover to cover) photographic paperback binding, text illustrated with black-and-white photographs, facsimiles of documents and newspaper clippings some in English, some Yiddish, and some in Russian. There is a slight crumpling to the top left hand… Read more
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The Old Country

by Aleichem, Sholom

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Published
1955
Condition
Very Good Condition
Edition
Reprint
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AU$25.70

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Crown Publishers, Inc, New York, 1955. Reprint. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. foreword by translator and glossary. Pale blue coloured cloth covered boards with black coloured titles to the backstrip. Colour illustrated dustwrapper with black and pale brown coloured titles to the front panel and backstrip. Black-and-white photograph of author to the rear dustwrapper… Read more
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The Cathedral Folk

by Lyeskov, Nikolai

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Published
1924
Condition
Good
Edition
First Edition
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AU$56.74

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The Bodley Head, London, 1924. First Edition. Hardcover. Good/No Dust Jacket. (8) 3-439 pages (3), translator's note. Bottle green coloured cloth covered boards with gilt titles to the backstrip. " 'The Cathedral Folk', -- his best long novel, -- was published in 1872, and ranks as the most noteworthy picture of the Russian priesthood." --… Read more
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Story of a Life; Years of Hope

by Paustovsky, Konstantin

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Published
1968
Condition
Good
Edition
First Edition
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Harvill Press, London, 1968. First Edition. Hardcover. Good/Good. 430 g.; VI, 7-224 pages, notes. Blue speckled coloured boards with black insert to the backstrip and within that insert gilt titles. Bumping to the lower backstrip edge and rubbing to the book corners. Browning to the text block edges and to the endpapers.… Read more
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Zone 22

by Hague, Tig

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Published
2008
Condition
Very Good Condition
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780718153564
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Michael Joseph, London, 2008. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. 750 g; (8), 392 pages in original hardcover binding with illustrated dustjacket. The book and dustjacket show no damage. Illustrated with 2 hand drawn maps/diagrams. A documentary biography of what happens when the rules are played differently, and a traveller inadvertently steps over the… Read more
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Russia at War

by Ehrenburg, Ilya

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Published
1944
Condition
Good
Edition
First Edition
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Hamish Hamilton / George Jaboor, London -- Melbourne, 1944. First Edition. Hardcover (Original Cloth). Good/Poor. introduction by J. B. Priestley, preface by author. Red coloured boards with black titles to the backstrip. Plain text dustwrapper, with black and white decoration around red squares with black titles to the front panel and… Read more
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Abel

by Bernikow, Louise

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Published
1970
Condition
Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780340125939
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Hodder & Stoughton, London, 1970. First Edition. Hardcover. Good/Good. Illustrator: Photographic. introduction by Burt Silverman, and index. The text is illustrated with 8 pages of black-and-white photography and illustrations of Rudolph Abel, between the years 1954-1957. Black textured coloured boards with gilt coloured titles to the backstrip. Red coloured tint to the… Read more
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Black Night, White Snow: Russia's Revolutions, 1905 -- 1917

by Salisbury, Harrison E

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Published
1977
Condition
Very Good Condition
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780304300150
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AU$25.70

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Cassell, London, 1977. First Edition. Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition/Very Good. XX, 746 pp., includes genealogical chart, list of sources, chapter notes, and index (136 pp. In total). There are also footnotes. Colour illustrated dustwrapper. Page XII has a couple of faint stains. And there are couple of small identifiable spots on the edge… Read more
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Alexander Dolgun's Story: An American in the Gulag

by Dolgun, Alexander & Watson, Patrick

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Published
1975
Condition
Very Good Condition
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780002621502
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Collins/Harvill, London, 1975. First Edition. Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition/Very Good. 370 pp., coloured dustwrapper. The author was born in New York and was the son of American engineers who took jobs in Russia during the depression, was arrested in 1948 on a Moscow street and held for the next… Read more
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Half a Life and Other Stories

by Bulychev, Kirill

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Syber's Books ABN 15 100 960 047
Published
1977
Condition
Very Good Condition
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780025180307
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Macmillan, New York, 1977. First Edition. Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition/Good. Illustrator: Paul Lehr -- Cover Art. introduction by Theodore Sturgeon. Dark yellow cloth 1/4 spine and 3/4 mustard coloured boards with metallic blue writing on the spine. Illustrated dustwrapper, by Paul Lehr, with white and black writing on the front panel… Read more
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Journey into the Future

by Hardy, Frank J

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Published
1952
Condition
Good Condition
Edition
First Edition
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Australasian Book Society, Melbourne, 1952. First Edition. Softcover. Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: Photographic. 336 pages, eight pages of black-and-white photography, soft card illustrated wrapper laid over triple stapled binding. The last page has a 0.25 inch tear, and all of the pages are uniformly browned due to the type of paper used. … Read more
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Under Strange Skies

by Soltan, Christina

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Published
1948
Condition
Very Good Condition
Edition
First Edition
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AU$50.06

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Melville Press, London, 1948. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Good. 480 pages, illustrated dustwrapper, end pages offset tanned, fading of the cloth of the bottom edge of the book, and of the spine, and of the top edge; bumping of all four exterior corners, binding is tight, pages are clean; the dustwrapper has numerous small… Read more
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