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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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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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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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NIJHOFF SALES CATALOGUES
Martinus Nijhoff , 16 Sales Catalogues Containing Russian and Other Slavic Titles
. Issued from the 1960s till 1980. All prepared under the supervision of the eminent antiquarian bookseller Anton Gerits and from Nijhoff's famous address Lange Voorhout 9-11 in the Hague. Most titles are in Cyrillic. We offer: list 701: Russian books on Linguistics, 467 titles; List 721: Russian theatre and music, 241 titles + 14 in Western languages; List 725: religion and church in Russia 547 titles;List 730: Russian geography and travels. 463 titles; List 731: Russian books on the peasant problem and the work of the Zemstvos, 416 titles; List 733: the Decembrist movement, 219 titles; List 734: Russian recollections and diaries, 313 titles + 14 titles in Western languages; List 735: Pre-revolutionary social and political thought, 553 titles + 18 titles in Western European languages; List 739 Rulers over Russia (Czars, Czaritzas, Nobility, Insurgents ) 330 titles; List 741 : Slavic linguistics( this one issued in 1980) items 1 - - 721 in Russian, 722 - 754 in Western languages; List 742: Russian military history and science.(1980) 608 titles + loose insert with11 titles in Western languages; List 744: Communism and the Soviet Union. 410 titles; List 757: Russicana. Education and pedagogy , ethnography, folklore, philosophy, social and cultural life. 277 titles. In addition 3 catalogues as opposed to LISTS: these were numbered separately. Cat. 848: Russian books and periodicals Part I Letters A - N. (1974) 1282 titles, 84 pages; Cat. 849: Russian books and periodicals Part II Letters K - P. numbers 1283- 2634, 88 pages; Catalogue 873: Books on Eastern Europe (1977) 1010 titles, 66 pages.
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D'IAKONOVA, ELIZAVETA ALEKSANDROVNA [ 1874-1902 ]
Dnevnik Elizavety D'iakonovoi 1886-1902 G. : Literaturnye Etiudy, Stikhotvoreniiya, Stat'i, Pis'ma.
. Izdanie 4-e, znachitel'no dopolnennoe. Pod red. i s vstupitel'nymi stat'yami A.A.D'yakonova. Moskva, izdanie V.M.Sablina, 1912; 836PP. bound in new cloth, title page repaired as right bottom corner was missing , new end papers and title label
¶ D'iakonova came to fame posthumously, as the author of a diary which was frequently compared to Bashkirtseva's. The diary's success was due to the author's frankness, the timely "woman question' issues that it touched on, and the view of many that she 'typified" young women of her generation. D'iakonova was bom into a merchant family in the village of Nerekhta in 1874. In her diary she describes her mother as despotic and unloving. She completed secondary school in laroslavl' and then wanted to continue her education at the university level, but her mother was strongly opposed to her attending. D'iakonova was forced to wait four years to apply for entrance into the Higher Courses for Women in SPb. when she would no longer need parental approval. Even then her mother was able to block her acceptance for a while. The courses had been her escape, and their reality proved to be a great disappointment. While still a student, she began her literary career with the publication of a translation. Then she published an article, "Women's Education" (Zhenskoe obrazovanie), in the journal Women's Came (ZhenD) and several fictional sketches under the pseudonym E. Nerekhtskaia/D'iakonova graduated from the courses in 1899, She rejected an earlier idea of going to work as a rural schoolteacher. Instead she traveled around Russia. In 1900 she went 10 Paris and started law school at the Sorbonne. She used her life abroad in Paris and London as the basis of several semi-fictional pieces which she published in the journals Kitvite (KievI) and Northern Land (Severnyi krai). While at the Sorbonne, D'takonova developed an obsessive crush on a French doctor and psychologist. She visited him under the pretext of having a psychologically caused illness. These efforts came to nothing. In 1902, at the age of twenty-eight she committed suicide [ DL 3/5 ].
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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 2 Volumes
. Dédié à Sa Majesté Nicolas Premier, Empereur de toutes des Russies. Dessiné d'après 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 Frères, [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.+ A de Démidoff: Voyage dans La Russie meridionale et la Crimee, par la Hongrie, la Valachie et la Moldavie, execute en 1837. Paris, 1840.in half blue morocoo binding, gilt titling. 7+621+(3) pp. pag. 64 plates by affet. Frontispiece: Nicolaas I on horseback . PAYMENT FOR THSE 2 VOLUMES ONLY VIA BANK TRANSFER.
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ILIEVSKI, PETAR HR.,
Krninski Damaskin.
. ( Stari tekstovi - Institut za makedonski jazik "Krse Misirkov" - Skopje ; 3 ) Institut za Makedonski jazik). Izd-vo <>, Skopje, 1972; 562pp. of plates, facsimiles and 230 pages of text , bound, folio Krninski damaskin od krajot na XVI vek, sozdaden vo manastirot Sv. Preista, s. Krnino (Kirevsko), na crkovnoslovenski jazik so silen prodor na elementi od narodniot makedonski jazik, vo slu~ajov od ohridsko-demirhisarskiot govor (Institut za makedonski jazik Krste Misirkov - Skopje, M 1, Publichna biblioteka - Kiev br.33). Procesot na dobli`uvawe na pismeniot i narodniot jazik zavruva vo po etokot na XIX vek vo knigite na makedonskite prerodbenici Joakim Krovski i Kiril Pejinovi} see: Library of Congress Z115.2 .S55 t. 3. note: Damaskin (Bulgarian: ????????) is a chronicle of church-liturgical books. Later, the damaskins became church collections with teaching words and lives. They appeared at the end of the 16th century in the western Bulgarian lands and existed until the middle of the 19th century. For the most part, the damaskins were written in a simple, accessible language for ordinary people. Typically, damask is a type of decoration on a metal or leather handicraft whose etymology originates in the city of Damascus. The name "damaskin" comes from the name of the first author of such a book - the Greek writer of the 16th century Damaskinos Stouditis, whose work "Thesauros" (????????; 1558) contains 36 lives and teachings (printed in Venice). It was first translated into Bulgarian by Bishop Gregory Prilepski in the Holy Trinity skete at the Great Lavra Monastery in Athos. The first damaskins included only translations of Damaskinos Stouditis' works, and later, after the middle of the 17th century, they were combined with translations of works by other authors. In the 18th century, part of the damaskins were out of church practice and often turned into readable collections. The damaskins are written in an accessible, spoken vernacular and have a fascinating way of exhibiting. They contain works of different genre and with different themes - of modern Greek authors, ancient Bulgarian ones, different lives, teachings, apocrypha, historical works, religious stories, stories, aphorisms and others. The damaskins marks the transition from Middle Bulgarian to New Bulgarian, which was standardized in the 19th century. The transition to analytical Bulgarian is also noted. Until the 16th century, the Middle Bulgarian was one of the four literary languages of the Ottoman Sultan's office. After that, from the 17th century it developed on a popular basis, and from the 18th century it gained Russian influence over the Bulgarian language through literature after the reforms of Peter the Great.
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KALASHNIKOV, ANATOLII( IVANOVICH, ( 1930-2007 )
Voi'na I Mir :
. Seriia Ksilografii Po Motivam Roman L?Va Tolstogo / R.I. Kalashnikova / War and Peace : A Suite of Wood Engravings Based on the Book By Leo Tolstoy By Anatolii I. Kalashnikov . Vvedenie W. E. Batlera / introduced by W. E. Butler. Society of Wood Engravers, 1991, 64pp. foliosized Signed limited edition of 300 copies printed by the Libanus Press. text set in Plantin, bound in red cloth by Smith Settle. Parallel English and Russian text. [ 0948021292 9780948021299 ] (ISBN: 0948021292) .
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KARASIK, MIKHAIL AND PAVEL GERASIMENKO (EDS.)
Kharmsizdat Presents. Russian Dada, Oberiu Box, Literary Constructivism, the Leningrad Literary Underground.
. dada, Oberiu box, Literary constructivism, the Leningrad literary underground] St Petersburg: M.K. & Kharmsizdat, [2003]. 79p. ill. Exhibition and catalogue concept: Mikhail Karasik. At head of title: Gosudarstvennyi Russkii muzei, Muzei Liudviga v Russkom muzee. Published by the State Russian Museum in Russia in 2003. 30 cm. " Text in Russian and English. limited edition of 499 copies"--T.p. verso. Catalog of an exhibition held Dec. 25, 2003-Feb. 1, 2004 at the Gosudarstvennyi? russkii? muzei?. The catalogue is bound with red thread in the Japanese style. Colour illustrations on front and back foldout covers. " ISBN: 574520088X ; " OCLC Record Number: 54531022 Founded in 1928 by Daniil Kharms and Alexander Vvedensky, OBERIU became notorious for provocative performances which included circus-like stunts, readings of what was perceived as nonsensical verse, and theatrical presentations, such as Kharms's Elizabeth Bam, that foreshadowed the European Theatre of the Absurd. The presentations took place in venues ranging from theaters and university auditoriums to dormitories and prisons. The group's actions were derided as "literary hooliganism" in the ever-more conservative press of the late 1920s. It was chastised even more in the early 1930s, and many of its associates were arrested. The OBERIU has often been called "the last Soviet avant-garde.". (ISBN: 574520088X) .
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KODRYANSKAYA, NATALIA [NATALIE CODRAY],], ,
Globusnyi Chelovechek.
. 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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Keywords: Ianweb Russian Children's Books Children's Illustrated Books French Children's Books Natalie Codray Natalia Kodryanskaya

 
KROPOTKIN, P.
Landwirtschaft, Industrie Und Handwerk
Calvary. 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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Keywords: Ianweb Anarchism Philosophy Economics Socialism Russian Philosophy Revolution German Modern History Collectivism Political Theory

 
LEVITT, M., TOPORKOV, A. (EDS.)
Eros and Pornography in Russian Culture/Eros I Pornografiya V Russkoi Kul'ture: Sbornik Statei. (Russian Forbidden Literature/Russkaya Potaennaya Literatura)
. Moskva: Ladomir, 1999; 700pp. coloUr illustrations, tipped in plates, b/w illustrations; fine hardback. This bi-lingual collection of articles addresses a broad spectrum of questions connected to the history and national character of erotica in Russian literature, folklore and art of the 18th-20th centuries. It is based on papers given at the international Russian-American " Conference on Russian Pornography," held at the University of Southern California (Los Angeles) on May 22-24, 1998. In addition, the volume contains a unique set of illustrations the greater part of which was supplied by the collector and bibliophile L.V. Bessmertnykh. CONDITION: NEW.
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Book number: F3070
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PASTERNAK, BORIS -
Boris Pasternak 1890 - 1960. A Collection of 18 Photographs.
. Every photograph has a poem on reverse. Accompanied text on the wrappers around the photographs by E. Pasternak. Moskva, Planeta, 1990 [ DR MID ].
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PASTERNAK, EVG.,
Boris Pasternak Materialy Dlya Biografii.
. Moskva, Sov. Pis. 687pp. many photographs, hardback. with autograph dedication by the author, Boris' son, signed and dated 2. VIII.'90.
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PASTERNAK. LEONID - BOWRA, C.M.,
Memorial Exhibition
0. 1958. of Paintings and Drawings by Leonid Pasternak 1862 - 1945; Oxford, !958; 16 pp. with frontisp. and 4 b. & w. plates; original printed wrappers. A catalogue listing 115 paintings or drawings which were exhibited in the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford, in April 1958. There is an introduction, of four-and-a-half pages, by Sir Maurice Bowra. OFFERED TOGETHER WITH: Die Familie - La Famille - The Family Pasternak. Erinnerungen, Berichte - Mémoires, Rapports - Reminiscences, Reports. Geneva, Éditions Poésies Vivantes, 1975; 167, [ii] pp. with illustrations; publisher's glazed semi-stiff illustrated wrappers. With texts mostly by Josephine, Leonid, and Boris Pasternak, and Lydia Pasternak-Slater.
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Keywords: Ianweb Modern Art Russian Art Leonid Pasternak. Boris Pasternak.

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