James Hurley, Books: Soviet Union
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The State and Revolution: The Marxist Doctrine of the State and the Tasks of the Proletariat in the Revolution
Moscow, Foreign Languages Publishing House. 1947. Soft cover. Book, Reprint of Second (1918) edition. 143pp, Preface to First Edition, Preface to Second Edition, 12mo/19.5cm. Pictorial wrappers, spine slightly chipped at ends, internally fine. Vladimir Ilyitch Lenin (1870-1924) was an economic theorist, political philosopher, creator of the Soviet Communist Party and founder of the USSR, the world's first socialist state. Fine.
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Book number: 004912
USD 13.69 [Appr.: EURO 11.75 | £UK 10.5 | JP¥ 1553]
Catalogue: Soviet Union
Keywords: Russia Marxist Political Philosophy Communism Nature of the State Proletariat Role

A Day in the Life of the Soviet Union: Photographed By 100 of the World's Leading Photojournalists on One Day, May 15, 1987
New York, Collin Publishers, Inc. 1987. (ISBN: 0002179725) Hardcover. Book, Later printing. 236, [iv] ads pp, Introduction by Harrison Salisbury, more than one hundred illlustrations in color from photographs--many full page. Folio/37cm. Black cloth silver in dj. NF/NF. On the 70th anniversary of the Soviet Union, fifty prominent Soviet photojournalists joined with fifty leading photojournalist of the outside world to try and capture a unique visual moment . 127,000 pictures were snapped and submitted and these are the final pickings. A spectacular view!. NF.
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Book number: 005038
USD 14.66 [Appr.: EURO 12.5 | £UK 11 | JP¥ 1663]
Catalogue: Soviet Union
Keywords: 0002179725 Soviet Union Russia Pictorial Works Leading Photographers Eastman Kodak Harrison Salisbury Glasnost Gorbachev

London, Bracken Books. 1989. (ISBN: 1851702709) Hardcover. Ill.: Designed by Miodrag Vartabedijan. Book, First Edition. 287pp, Preface, endpaper maps, profusely illustrated mainly in color from photographs and artwork, chronology. 4to/30cm. Red cloth gilt in dj. NF/NF. An overall picture of the largest country in the world. A collective work by Planeta originated and developed by Nebojsa Tomasevic. An unexplained glitch is that the title page bears the title of Soviet Union whereas the dj bears the title, Russia. NF.
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Book number: 005000
USD 21.51 [Appr.: EURO 18.5 | £UK 16.25 | JP¥ 2439]
Catalogue: Soviet Union
Keywords: 1851702709 Designed By Miodrag Vartabedijanrussia Soviet Union History Travel & Description Pictorial Works Art Ethnic Populations

Lenin: The Man and His Work and the Impressions of Col. Raymond Robins and Arthur Ransome
New York, Scott and Seltzer. 1919. Hardcover. Book, First Edition. 202pp, 1 facsimile illustration, Biographical Sketch, 10 Months with Lenin, Impressions of Raymond Robins, Lenin in 1919 by Arthur Ransome, Conservative and Adverse Opinions on, poem by Anise. 12mo/19cm. Blue cloth, slightly edgeworn and soiled, endpages and few others marred by child scribblings (mainly numbers), hinges cracked, 2 leaves (pp 15-19) with closed tears, newsclip from 1921 New York World on Lenin in Paris pasted in opposite p 23. Overall Fair. Impressions of the author and two other Americans who were either friends or had substantive contact with Lenin during the Revolutionary years. Albert Rhys Williams ((1883-1962) was a labor organizer and journalist who went to Russia in 1917 to report on and participate in the Revolution. He became friendly with and worked closely with Lenin as well as the Commusnist author, John Reed. On returning to America, he wrote and lectured extensively on the positive aspects of the Revolution and Communist regime though never joining the party himself. Arthur Ransome (1884-1967) was a British journalist and author who covered the Russian Revolution and was friendly with both Lenin and Trotsky. He married Trotsky's secretary. Col. Raymond Robins was head of the American Red Cross team in Russia and met with Lenin often. Good.
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Book number: 003340
USD 11.73 [Appr.: EURO 10 | £UK 9 | JP¥ 1330]
Catalogue: Soviet Union
Keywords: Russian Revolution Opinions & Impressions of Lenin Raymond Robins Arthur Ransome Anise Biography History Politics & Government V.I. Ulianov Soviet Union Russia Communism

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