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The Winter's Hero

By: Aksyonov, Vassily

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1996

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 19142


An Uncorrected Proof in the publisher's standard blue and white wrappers. The Gradovs, a Russian family, struggle to survive during the Stalin era when campaigns were waged against artists, intellectuals, and dissidents. View more info

The Beginning and the End

By: Berdyaev, Nicolas

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1957

Seller ID: 20427


Minor dust soiling to the back cover. A solid copy, internally clean. View more info

Oblomov

By: Goncharov, Ivan

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, J. M. Dent & Company: 1946

Seller ID: 18871


Reprint. Translated by Natalie Duddington. Everyman's Library No. 878. Pencilled price on the dust jacket's front flap. A few nicks to the head of the spine, and the top of the back panel. A presentable copy. The most modern of the great Russian novels, about a man who does nothing. View more info

Modern Russian Poetry

By: Lindsay, Jack

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, 1960

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 20413


Translated by Jack Lindsay. Part of the Pocket Poets series. Light rubbing to the wrappers. ; 48 pages View more info

The Crime of Olga Arbyelina

By: Makine, Andrei

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Arcade Publishing: 1999

Edition: First American Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 19029


An Advance Reading Copy in illustrated wrappers. Olga Arbyelina--a Russian princess, refugee from the Bolsheviks, and abandoned wife--is found half-naked on the riverbank, next to the body of a man who mysteriously drowned, in this novel by the critically acclaimed author of Dreams of My Russian Summers. View more info

The Bedbug and Selected Poetry

By: Mayakovsky, Vladimir

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Meridian Books: 1960

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 18155


Only slight rubbing to the wrappers, appears unread. This selection of Mayakovsky’s work covers his entire career—from the earliest pre-revolutionary lyrics to a poem found in a notebook after his suicide. Poetry, with facing Russian text, and a play. View more info

The Yellow Arrow

By: Pelevin, Victor

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, New Directions: 1996

Edition: First American Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 17642


A small smudge to the top of the page edges. Set during the advent of perestroika, a surreal, satirical novella traces the fate of the passengers on The Yellow Arrow, a long-distance Russian train headed for a ruined bridge. Translated by Andrew Bromfield. The author's first American publication. View more info

The Yellow Arrow

By: Pelevin, Victor

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, New Directions: 1996

Edition: First American Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 17643


An Uncorrected Proof with the author, title, and publisher written in hand on the spine. Set during the advent of perestroika, a surreal, satirical novella traces the fate of the passengers on The Yellow Arrow, a long-distance Russian train headed for a ruined bridge. Translated by Andrew Bromfield. The author's first American publication. Scarce. View more info

4 by Pelevin

By: Pelevin, Victor

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, New Directions: 2001

Edition: First American Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 17689


In this quartet of phantasmagorical short stories (originally published in Russian in 1994), the author drives home the creeping anxiety of a long-suffering nation awakened from a century of numbing repression, only to find the new reality is hardly an improvement. A small format paperback, published as part of the New Directions Bibelot series. View more info

The Poetry of Yevgeny Yevtushenko: 1953 to 1965

By: Reavey, George

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, October House: 1965

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 19249


Features 54 poems in the original Russian translated into English. A solid copy, internally clean. View more info

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Divine and Human and Other Stories

By: Tolstoy, Leo

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Evanston, IL, Northwestern University Press: 2000

Edition: First English Language Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 17159


An Uncorrected Proof in yellow wrappers. These three stories represent the Russian novelist's turn away from the troubling human condition in Anna Karenina toward a growing preoccupation with moral issues. Translated from the Russian and with an introduction and notes by Gordon Spence. View more info

An Anthology

By: Tolstoy, Lyof

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Boston, Beacon Press: 1958

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 17151


Light soiling to the back cover. Slight rubbing and edgewear to the dust jacket, a presentable copy. Edited and with an introduction by Charles R. Joy. View more info

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Diary of a Superfluous Man

By: Turgenev, Ivan; David Patterson (Translator)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, W. W. Norton & Company: 1984

Seller ID: 22255


Inscribed by Patterson, and dated in 1995. An unmarked copy with a spot of rubbing to the top corners. Considered one of the first literary portraits of what Charles Willeford called the immobilized man in modern fiction. Includes an introduction from the translator, and a bibliography. ; 79 pages; Signed by Translator View more info