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BICHEVSKAYA, JEANNE,
Poet Pesni Bulata Okudzhavy / Sings Bulat Okujava's Songs
. 33 Phono record/stereo record, Melodiya, 1985, the titles of the songs are on the back of the sleeve in Russian and English.
¶ Zhanna Vladimirovna Bichevskaya (or Jeanne Bichevskaya, born 1944), is a prominent Soviet and Russian singer and folk musician. She was born in Moscow and in 1971 she graduated from the Moscow Circus and Performing Arts School. She was teacher of music in Zagorsk (Sergiev Posad). In the 1970s, Zhanna started to perform Russian folk songs and romances. At that time she was deeply influenced by Bulat Okudzhava, and she quickly gained popularity in Russia and abroad with some critics dubbing her the Russian Joan Baez. Her unique style of music is often described as Russian country-folk. In the late 1980s and early 1990s, Zhanna Bichevskaya's songs started to have more political, nationalist and spiritual themes. She performed a series of White Guard officer's songs, as well as a series of religious songs. The lyrics to the latter were composed by Father Roman, a priest of the Pskovo-Pechorsky Monastery. In 1999, Zhanna also became the host of her own show on Voice of Russia radio station.
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CHARMS, DANIIL & MUTSAERS, CHARLOTTE
Alle Mensen Houden Van Geld
. Amsterdam, Pegasus , 1990, 71 blz.met tekeningen van Charlotte Mutsaers in rood en zwart. paperback. nieuw.
¶ . Onder andere op voorspraak van Charlotte Mutsaers en Hugo Brandt Corstius. In 'Alle mensen houden van geld', verdeeld in 17 'Voltooide werken' en 12 'Onvoltooide werken', zijn korte verhalen gebundeld (sommige niet langer dan een halve pagina) en voorzien van een informatief nawoord van Thomas Langerak. De prachtige illustraties zijn van Charlotte Mutsaers. De verhalen zijn allemaal zo rond 1936-'37 geschreven, maar verschenen nooit eerder in druk. Vertaald uit het Russisch door Jan Jasper Zijlstra. (ISBN: 9789061432159) .
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GUNDULICH, I.
Slezy Bludnogo Syna.
. Gundulich(1589-1638) - poet Dubrovnika. Gundulich zanimaet pervoe mesto v literature vsei katolicheskoi Dalmatsii. Sredi ego proizvedenii znachitel'naya chast' proniknuta religioznym dukhom i dukhom svoeobraznogo panslavizma. "Slezy bludnogo syna" interesny kak yarchaishee proizvedenie i kak polnoe voploshchenie dukha barokko v slavyanskikh literaturakh. Perevod L. Alekseevoi. Vstup stat'ya i komm. R. Pletneva. Summary in French. Washington: Inter-Language Literary Associates, 1965. 80 pp. fine paperback. The book is dedicated to Professor Robert Auty. Not in Russian, it may be Czech. (Also a line in Latin) Robert Auty held the chair of Slavic philology till about 1975. Robert Auty was very much involved with Czechoslovakia, he saved many Czechs from the Nazis as late as 1941 and was at one time known as the Czech pimpernel. [ DR - M - cht 3 ].
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Book number: R73174
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Keywords: Bibliophile Signed Signaturebook Eastern European Literature Slavic Croatian Literature Russian Translation

 
KLATIL, FR.,
Pozdrav Nesmrtelnemu. Tuto Basen Napsal Frantisek Klatil. Obalku a Tatulni List Nakreslil Jiri Trnka
. Tiskl Melantrich v breznu 1936 pro edici "Nalevo", Praha XIV. V biblifilske uprave vyslo 250 cislovanych vytisku, z nichz tento vytisk ma cislo. No 210 OF A LIMITED EDITION OF 250 COPIES SIGNED BY Klatil. [ DR - M ].
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Book number: F0213
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KROPOTKIN, P.
Landwirtschaft, Industrie Und Handwerk
0. 1904. oder die Vereinigung von Industrie und landwirtschaft, geistiger und koerperlicher Arbeit. Autorisierte Uebersetzung von Gustav Landauer. Berlin, S.Calvary, 1904; [viii], 276pp.; publisher's printed boards backed with cloth with printed lettering on paper on spine (publisher's binding); two minimally short splits to base of spine. A good copy of the rare first edition of Landauer's translation (from English).
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NEWMARCH, ROSA [HARRIET JEAFFRESON, 1857-1940 ]
Russian Songs for British Soldiers / Words By Rosa Newmarch.
. London & Brighton, J. & W. Chester, s.d. 16pp. decorasted front cover is part of the 16pp./, bottom corners bewnt with some sl. damage to the last page's bottom corner. [ DR 1 ].
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RADOJCIC,S.
Stare Srpske Minijature
. Beograd, Naucna Knjiga, 1950; 69pp. text, 7 plates in colour pasted onto 6 pages of black dull paper, LVI b&w plates, bound in cloth, leather spine rubbed at top and bottom; hinges split but boards firmly attached, corners bumped, occasional foxing, 20.5x29cm. Loosely inserted is an article by S.O.Shmidt "Miniatyury Tsarstvennoi knigi kak istochnik po istorii Moskovskogo vosstaniya 1547g. " signed by the author , which is an extract from "Problemy istochnikovedeniya. Vyp.5, M. 1956; 20pp. 3 plates; foxed, front page damaged). also added loose:13 loose pages with Old Bulgarian Miniatures in colour and b&w with text in Bulgarian, German, English, French [ST].
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Book number: F1875
GBP 65.00 [Appr.: EURO 73.25 US$ 86.23 | JP„ 9723]
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Keywords: Slavic Studies Illuminated Books Manuscripts Art History Russian-Lot

 
AKHMATOVA, A. - SHILOV, L. (ED.)
Anna Akhmatova V Portretakh I Fotografiyakh. Buklet-Katalog. Vyp. 1
. Moskva: Gos. literaturnyi muzei, 1989. 12 4to sized b/w portraits and photographs by D.Bushen, Yu.Annenkov, K.Petrov-Vodkin, N. Tyrsa, G.Vereiskii, N.Kogan, A.Tyshler, M.Nappel'baum, V.Vinogradov, N.Punin, N.Glen; quarto sized collection of photographs on stiff carton in slipcase.
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Book number: WO040-R
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SHAGINYAN,M.
Orientalia.
. Izd-e 4-e dopoln. Oblozhka Raboty Sar'yana. Izd.Br.Unanovykh, 1918; 73pp. In new boards, original front cover pasted back to front. [half title brittle,].
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SUMNER, B. H.,
Rusland. Heden En Verleden.
. Amsterdam, Meulenhoff, 1948,viii+408pp. 16 plates, 8 textills. 6 maps. Bd. (Dutch edn. of the English original "Survey of Russian history). [ st].
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SUMNER, B.,
Survey of Russian History.
. Duckworth, London, 1944, 464pp.plates,illustrated, first edition. bound, text yellowed more so towards the end and the notes on books, pp 451 - 456 are underlined in red, inner hinges cracked but boards attached. Ex-libris on first paste-down. top/bottom spine frayed. with and hanwritten note by the author (warden of All Souls, Oxford ) dated 24 VI 1950, his obituary from The Times. also a handwritten card from ...Hill sent from St. Petersburg 1900 (= Dame Elizabeth Hill ?) [RL 2/1].
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VINOGRADOV, EVG.,
Izbrannoe Iz Debati Knig.
. Moskva, Izd. hud. lit. 1968, 495pp. hardback in d/j (d/j/ sl. worn ) with autograph dedication to Anne Pennington, signed and dated 18.2.75 [ DR - M acht ].
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ANON.,
Almanach de St-Petersbourg
0. 1913. Cour Monde et Ville 1913/14. 4me Année. St. Petersburg [& Leipzig], 1913; xv. 676, xvi-xxxiv pp.; publisher's dark green cloth, lettered in gilt, red lettering-piece on spine, red edges; spine slightly faded and slightly dull, the leather lettering piece a little rubbed, two small, almost invisible stains on front cover, contents slightly embrowned, particularly in the extreme margins; overall a very good copy, the two stains on the cover being more like small, slightly darker areas. A rare publication which contained all they wanted to know - who was who with addresses - this takes up most of the book -, services, where to get what (including perfume, champagne, automobiles, dresses, furs, jewellery, suits, pianos, furniture, but also "grottes pour aquariums", "glaces", "fruits secs", "fusils de chasse" etc. etc.), where to eat, where to stay, spas abroad, and a very great deal more. The Nabokovs head the Ns in the addresses section. Replete with advertisements, some full-page, many illustrated, two in colour. Mostly in French, though some of the advertisements are in Russian, German or English. The preface,by F.van der Hoeven, is dated "mai 1913".
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RUSSIAN BONDS
City of St. Petersburg, 4½% Viii Loan, 1913,
. bond for £100, no.12952, attractive piece with coat of arms at top, green, olive and pink with black text, text in Russian, English, French and German,
¶ created in virtue of the decision of the council of ministers sanctioned by H.I. Majesty on the 25 February 1913. 12 coupons left. tear in one of these repaired with a bit of sellotape. size: small A-3.; TOGETHER WITH: Troitzk Railway 1913 Loan, bond for £20, ornate border, brown, blue and red respectively, with 10 coupons left, same size.
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COCHRAN, CHARLES B.,
Theatre de la Chauve-Souris: The Bat Theatre, Moscow [Presented at the] London Pavilion, Under the Direction of Charles B. Cochran. [ September - October 1921]
. The documents published in this album are extracted from Comoedia illustre. The Parisian review of art and theatre. Paris, 32, rue Louis-le-Grand. Published/Created: [London? 1920?] [17] p. illus. (part col.) 33 cm. Sketches and photos of sets and costumes by Serge Soudeikine and Nikolai Remizov for Nikita Balieff's Bat Theatre. Covers and ills. of costumes and sets in style of Russian folk toys. In beige coloured . pictorial wraps. OCLC: 27828853 Related names:Bali?ev, N. F. (Nikita Fedorovich), 1877-1936 ; Cochran, C. B. (Charles Blake), 1872-1951 ; Remizov, Nikolai? Vladimirovich, 1887-1975 , Russian visual artist . Many works by the artist have been sold at auction, including 'Russian Tavern' sold at MacDougall's 'Russian Art' in 2012. During the years 1908-1917. He studied at the Imperial St. Petersburg Academy of Arts. From 1908 to 1918 he was the leading caricaturist of the magazines "Satyricon" and "New Satyricon", the author of satirical drawings on political and everyday topics, cartoons on the figures of Russian culture and art. Since 1918, in exile, since 1920, he lived in Paris, working in the studio of art advertising "Lubok", collaborated with the theater NF. Balieva "Bat", since 1922 in the United States, since 1939, the production designer in Hollywood. Afterwards to Paris. He died in Palm Springs, California, USA. Sergey Yurievich Sudeikin, also known as Serge Soudeikine (19 March 1882 in Smolensk - 12 August 1946 in Nyack, New York), was a Russian artist and set-designer associated with the Ballets Russes and the Metropolitan Opera. In 1906, Armenian actor Nikita Balieff moved to Moscow, and took a job at the Moscow Art Theatre under Constantin Stanislavski. After years of only non-speaking roles, and with a desire to perform comedy rather than drama, Balieff, along with theatre devotee Nikolai Tarasov, co-created his own theatre group in a basement near the Moscow Art Theatre. He named the cabaret and troupe The Bat, after a well-known cabaret in Vienna called Fledermaus. The Bat enjoyed much success and popularity in Moscow, until the Russian Revolution in 1917. Balieff then went into exile in western Europe, and began presenting vaudeville shows there with other Russian émigrés. La Chauve-Souris opened in Paris in December 1920. The spectacle was noticed by the British theatrical producer Charles B. Cochran, who brought Balieff and his troupe and show to London.
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DEMIDOFF, ANATOLE DE, PRINCE OF SAN DONATO.
Voyage Dans la Russie Méridionale & la Crimée Par la Hongrie, la Valachie & la Moldavie Exécuté En 1837. . . Par Mm. De Sainson, le Play, Hout, Léveillé, de Nordmann, Rousseau Et Du Ponceau
. Dédié ą Sa Majesté Nicolas Premier, Empereur de toutes des Russies. Dessiné d'aprčs nature et lithographié par (Auguste) Raffet. With 100 tinted lithographs printed on India paper, by Auguste Raffet and printed by Auguste Bry (including additional lithographed title, and 9 other lithographed section titles), all with tissues. Half-title, illus. lithogr. title to face the title-page, with a plate list on verso numb. 1-100. 2 unn. pp. (half title), pp. 3- 64 with descriptive text for the plates nos. 1-87 (no description for the text of the plates 88-100 as usual, so complete). Large folio (530 x 350 mm). Contemp. black half chagrin, back gilt. With heraldic bookplate Louis Mondanton. Paris: Publié par Gihaut Frčres, [1838-1848 ] First edition of this rare and complete album of an expedition through Hungary to southern Russia, returning by way of Constantinople and Smyrnia. Plates nos. 1 (frontispiece) - 8, Hungary; nos. 9- 19, Wallachia; nos. 20- 24, Moldova; nos. 25- 30 Bessarabia; nos. 31- 54 Crimea, 1st part; nos. 55- 68, Camp of Vosnessensk, inter alia portrait of Nicolas I; nos. 69- 80; Crimea, 2nd part; nos. 88- 100 show the portraits of the members of the expedition. The present huge work describes and illustrates scenery and exotic architecture, not only of the Russian meridional region, and depicts also uniforms, military camps, costumes, professions, festivities, trade, custom and manners of Armenians, Cossacks, Gipsies, Jews, Russians, Tartars, Turks, etc. An interior of a coffee shop is shown. This scientific journey to southern Russia and the Crimea, etc. was organized by Count Demidoff (1812-70) on behalf of the government. 22 scholars (of which Jules Janin wrote the descriptive text), and artists (of which Raffet was the most important one) accompanied the expedition. Opposite plate 93, (portrait of J. J. Huout) is a 3- page A.L.S. by his son Paul dated Colmar, 1 July 1868 . Prince Demidoff was a famous art collector. His collection was sold in Paris in 1870.- 2 small stamps and stamped number on title, a few slight spots, and some light smudging to margins at the beginning. A nice association copy on large paper. Brunet II, 583; Vicaire III, 167; NBG 13/14, p. 559 & NBG 25/26, p. 578; cf. Atabey 337 (later ed.); not in Blackmer.
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ERSHOVA L., SEMENIHIN V. (EDS. COMPILERS)
Detskaya Illyustrirovannaya Kniga V Istorii Rossii. 1881-1939. Iz Kollektsii Aleksandra Lur'e. 2 Volumes in Slip Case
. Moscow, Samolet; Ulei, 2009. 382; 471pp. small folio format: 330x277 mm, weight 8 KG .Book Illustration is a a complex art form, and many famous artists have been book illustrators at some stage during their career especially during first third of the twentieth century . For painters children's book illustration was just a way to somehow survive . Like Petrov-Vodkin, Chekhonin , Boris Kustodiev , Mstislav Dobuzhinsky, Vladimir Konashevich This massive and richly illustrated two-volume set, which includes more than 500 entries of Russian children's picture books during the years 1881-1939 years , contains an index of more than 190 names of artists . with brief biographical information and numerous references. The text is divided into nine chapters . The two volumes contain 1,800 illustrations and a glossary and is the result of many years of research . Many artists are listed here for the first time not only in Russia but also in the world. In addition to the rare illustrations one has added a list of all pre-revolutionary and Soviet children's book publishers . Fine set in slip case HEAVY Please ask for correct postage quote before ordering. ABE's postage estimate is wrong as usual. (ISBN: 978591529-006) .
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Book number: F2975-10
GBP 275.00 [Appr.: EURO 309.75 US$ 364.82 | JP„ 41135]
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EVTUSHENKO, EVG.,
V Polnyi Rost. Novaya Kniga Stikhov I Poemy.
. Moskva, Sovremennik, 1977, 155pp. WITH THE POET'S AUTOGRAPH DEDICATION FOR MAX HAYWARD. PAPERBACK, covers creased, small size.
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Book number: F2915
GBP 12.00 [Appr.: EURO 13.75 US$ 15.92 | JP„ 1795]
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GOLIKOV, I.I (ILLUSTRATOR)
Slovo O Polku Igoreve (the Tale of Igor's Campaign)
. Slovo o pl'ku Igoreve, Igora syna Svat'slavlavnuka Ol’gova / drevnerusskij tekst, podgotovlennyj k pechati V. Rzgoj i S. Shambinago, pisannyj i illustrirovannyj palekhskim masterom Ivanom Golikovym ; [khudozhestvennaa? redaktsia? M. P. Sokol’nikova]. [The Tale of Igor's Campaign and Palekh miniature ] Edition de Luxe of the medieval epic of the Kievan Rus' - The Tale of Igor's Campaign . about h 43.2 cm x w 29.8 cm x d 2.0 cm. Moscow, Academia, 1934. 49 [3] pp. Chromolithographed title page. Elephant Folio sized hardback. In near fine condition. Complete with the brown wrapper and original slip case Title and text in Church Slavonic. Beautiful edition of this anonymous epic poem originally written in the Old East Slavic language. With 10 mounted colour plates by the Master of Palekh, Ivan Golikov, ornamental borders, tissue guards. Original cloth overlaid with Palekh style illustration. Illustrated title page and endpapers. 49 pages, pictorial boards, brown cloth spine and edges, untrimmed. Decorative head-, tailpieces and initials. Ribbon page marker. The notes promise a second volume containing Modern Russian parallel text translations in prose and verse, but this was never published. A well-known work of the Soviet lacquer painter, stage designer and illustrator Ivan I. Golikov (1886-1937). Issued in a limited edition de luxe of 3300 copies. Not many copies survived WW II. (see: Vollmer II, 269), edited by V. Oschigoi and S. Schamvinag, published by A.N. Tikhinov and M.P. Sokolnikov. The poem has 218 verses and was discovered in 1795 and published for the first time in 1800. Palekh miniatures are a Russian folk handicraft of miniature painting, which are done with tempera paints on varnished articles made of papier-māché and are named by the Russian town Palekh. Very rare in this fine condition, even the brown wrapper is present.
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RENE GERRA/RENE GUERRA
O Russkikh - Po-Russki (Russkaya Kul'tura)
. Sankt-Peterburg:, Mezhdunarodnaya Assotsiatsiya "Russkaya kultura" (2015), 512pp. ISBN:978-5-905618-09-3, Tirage 1000 Fine hardback .(Biblioteka zhurnala "Russkii mir'") Novaia kniga izvestnogo sobiratelia i khranitelia unikal'noi kollektsii russkogo iskusstva za rubezhom frantsuzskogo slavista Rene Gerra maksimal'no shiroko raskryvaet vse storony ego kollektsii. Sobrannye v nei dokumenty, avtografy, pis'ma, knigi, kartiny, ogromnoe kolichestvo unikal'noi grafiki i pr. - svidetel'stva nezatukhaiushchei tvorcheskoi zhizni poslerevoliutsionnoi emigratsii russkikh vo Frantsii, - a takzhe predel'no otkrovennoe povestvovanie avtora, vpervye vedushcheesia ot pervogo litsa, pozvoliaiut glubzhe poniat' otnoshenie frantsuzskogo sobiratelsia k fenomenu edinstva russkogo mira kak faktu istoriko-geograficheskogo prostranstva.
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KALASHNIKOV,ANATOLII
500 Ekslibrisov/500 Ex Libris
. First edition, 16mo, (165 x 105 mm). Moskva, Evrika, 1993; 576pp. - 52pp. text - introductory essays by W.E.Butler & Gr.Navtikov in English, Italian, German and Russian, and 500 pages of bookplate specimens (some in colours), index; as new in original cloth & dust wrapper: a remarkable canon of work. The book is devoted to the book-plates of the distinguished contemporary Russian wood-engraver, A.I.Kalashnikov.
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KARASIK, MIKHAIL AND PAVEL GERASIMENKO (EDS.)
Kharmsizdat Predstavliaet Russkii Dada, Oberiu Box,
. Litkonstruktivizm, Leningradskii literaturnyi andergraund [Kharmsizdat presents Russian dada, Oberiu box, Literary constructivism, the Leningrad literary underground] St Petersburg: M.K. & Kharmsizdat, [2003]. 79p. ill. Exhibition and catalogue concept: Mikhail Karasik. Catalogue bound with red thread in the Japanese style. At head of title: Gosudarstvennyi Russkii muzei, Muzei Liudviga v Russkom muzee. Text in Russian and English. Limited edition of 499 copies. (ISBN: 5-7452-0088-X) .
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KATIN-YARTSEV, M., & A. SHUMKOV (EDS.)
Costume Ball in the Winter Palace. 2 Volumes. (Kostiumirovannyi Bal V Zimnem Dvortse ) Bi-Lingual English-Russian Edition.
. 2003. Volume 1: Album with photographs with biographical references / Al'bom s fotografiiami i biograficheskimi stat'iami. 464pp. 198 photographs, some in colour Volume 2: Research, documents, materials with added notes and a coloured section of the garments worn which moved through various museums in the 1930-ies. Also added a supplement with photographs of the guests at the ball not included in the album as separate pictures. This 2nd volumes is in English only 128pp. Edition of 4000 copies One hundred years ago the office in charge of editing the State papers started work on the creation of a unique album : that of photogravures and photographs of the guests at the costume ball that took place in the winter Palace on 11 and 13 February 1903. The participants all wore 17th century clothing. In the end it was the Empress Alexandra Feodorovna herself who became the editor-in-chief of this album. Only a few copies of the original album survive in libraries and private collections. This edition is not a reprint of that rare 1904 volume, but it is an attempt by the publishers to show the guests of the ball as we see them today, one hundred years later. It is the scene of a bygone era, the last such event in the history of the House of Romanov. Over one hundred photographs have been traced and these have been provided with full biographical details, although many of these notes finish with the lines "fate after 1917 unknown". A number of photographs not included in the 1904 edition have been added here. The main volume contains the photographs with texts in Russian and English. The photographs measuring 140 x 260 mm are magnificent. The 2nd volume, entirely in English, contains the newly found photographs and editorial materials, modern photographs of some of the uniforms, dresses, clothing surviving in some museums in full colours. Fine hardbacks in slip case. forwarding costs vary from country to country, the weight is 6 KG. Please ask for details of shipping (DHL + insurance) before you order. the set is in pristine condition. Many pictures available on our site. NOW OUT OF PRINT. PAYMENT BY BANK TRANSFER ONLY, NO PAYPAL.
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Book number: 092504-17
GBP 395.00 [Appr.: EURO 444.75 US$ 524.02 | JP„ 59084]
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KNYAZ'KIN, IGOR'
Istoriya Peterburgskoi Prostitutsii
. Spb. Iits. Baltika, 2003, 452pp and numerous photographs (phallic, pornographic, erotic) and other illustrations on 160 plates. (edition limited to 1000 copies ) hardback [ the history of prostitution in St. Petersburg in Russian ].
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KODRYANSKAYA, NATALIA [NATALIE CODRAY],], ,
Globusnyi Chelovechek.
0. 1954. Paris, 1954; 4to (approx. 21 x 28 cm.); 68, [ii] pp. with illustrations in colour and in black-and-white, some full-page, by F.Rozhankovskii; publisher's boards, illustrated in colour. First edition of this Russian children's book, with Russian text, printed in Paris. The colour lithographs were printed by Mourlot Freres. An excellent copy.
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Book number: IS002321
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