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Melgunov, S. P.; et al
Za Svobodu Rossii. Sbornik (for Russia's Freedom. A Compilation)
Paris, Editions russes"Les Independants, 1948. First Edition. First edition; 9 1/2 x 6; pp. 2-63, [1]; beige self-wraps, printed and ruled in black; thin strip of paper excised from fore-edge of front wrap, affecting just a few words; age-toning to margins; in good to very good condition. A collection of articles on the political situation in Russia and the lives of Russian exiles abroad, it was compiled by Sergei Petrovich Melgunov (1879 - 1956) - prolific author, publisher, historian, politician, and one of very few socialists, who would advocate for taking up arms against Bolshevism after the Revolution. Sentenced to death in 1919 and forced into exile in 1922, Melgunov lived and worked in Paris, where he edited various emigre journals and wrote his most famous book - "Red Terror in Russia." Other contributors to the publication were historian Ivan Mikhailovich Kheraskov (1878 - 1963) and journalist and professor Anton Vladimirovich Kartashev (1875 - 1960). Good .
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Book number: 003177
USD 45.00 [Appr.: EURO 41.5 | £UK 35.5 | JP¥ 7034]
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Keywords: Russia, Emigre

 
Mirchuk, Petro
Za Chystotu Pozytsii Ukrainskoho Vyzvolnoho Rukhu (for the Virtue of the Ukrainian Liberation Movement)
Miunkhen / London (Munich / London), Nakladom avtora, 1955. First Edition. First edition; 8 1/2 x 5 1/2; pp. [2], 5-184; light-brown wraps, printed and ruled in black; a few spots to wraps, else minor wear; in very good condition. Petro Mirchuk (1913 - 1999) was a Ukrainian-American author and leading member of the Bandera faction of OUN, heading the organization's propaganda division. He would also be the first bibliographer of Stefan Bandera. He was imprisoned in Auschwitz and several other concentration camps and later spent time at a DP camp, before immigrating to the US, where he wrote several books on OUN and UPA. Very good .
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Book number: 003297
USD 75.00 [Appr.: EURO 69.25 | £UK 59 | JP¥ 11723]
Catalogue: Emigre
Keywords: Oun, Ukraine, Emigre

 
Myshuha, Dr. Luke
Iuvyleinyi Almanakh, 1894 - 1944. Vydanyi Z Nagody Piatdesiatlitoho Iuvyleiu Ukrainskoho Narodnoho Soiuzu (Golden Jubilee Almanac of the Ukrainian National Association, 1894 - 1944)
Jersey City, Ukrainian National Association, 1944. First Edition. First edition; 101/4 x 7 1/2; pp. [4], V-XVI, 1-320; blue cloth over boards, with gilt title to spine; illustrated with photographs and tables; a bit of rubbing to tips of spine and corners; mild wear to cloth; overall in very good condition. Covering chapters on the lives and culture of Ukrainian immigrants in the US and Canada, the almanac was compiled for the 50th anniversary of the founding of the Ukrainian National Association in America and was edited by civic and political leader, journalist, and author Luka Myshuha (1887 - 1955). Very good .
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Book number: 003585
USD 120.00 [Appr.: EURO 110.75 | £UK 94.25 | JP¥ 18757]
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Keywords: Ukraine, Emigre

 
Odrach, Fedir
V Dorozi
Buenos Aires, Peremoha, 1954. First edition, 1 of 1000 copies; 7 1/4 x 5 1/4; pp. [2], 5-151, [7]; card stock wraps in green and black, designed by artist Viktor Kaplun; title and author's name in Ukrainian and Spanish on facing pages; leaves partially unopened; small rubbed spots to tips of spine; small chip to lower corner of back wrap; overall in very good condition. Theodore (Fedir) Odrach, born Sholomitskyi (1912 - 1964) was a Ukrainian and Polesian author and poet. Born in Belarus, he spent time as a child in a reform school for boys in Vilnius and later graduated from Vilnius University. Feeing the Soviet invasion of the city, he returned to Belarus, later to be imprisoned by the Soviets and chased, first to Ukraine (where he changed his name from Sholomitskyi to Odrach, in order to hide), then Slovakia, Germany, England, and finally - Toronto. In Canada he wrote numerous novels, short stories, and articles for various emigre journals, including "Wave of Terror," which was posthumously translated into English by his daughter. Most of his works spoke of interwar and wartime Polisia, including the current one, "On the Road," which was his very first novel. Very good .
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Book number: 003250
USD 150.00 [Appr.: EURO 138.25 | £UK 117.75 | JP¥ 23447]
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Keywords: Belarus, Emigre

 
Ovechko, Ivan
Ty Buv Chuzhyi. Braziliia Ochyma Ukraintsia (You Were a Stranger. Brazil Through the Eyes of a Ukrainian)
San Paulo (Sao Paulo), By the author, 1957. First Edition. First edition; 7 1/2 x 5 3/4; pp. [2, 5-114; beige and green wraps, printed and ruled in black; title in Ukrainian and Portuguese on facing pages; illustrated with numerous photographs; a small split to head of spine and several spots, mostly to back wrap; previous owner's personal stamp to half-titlte and title pages; overall in very good condition. Ivan Ovechko (1920 - 2002) was a Ukrainian journalist, author, educator, poet, and literary critic. After escaping Ukraine during WWII, he lived and worked in Brazil, before ultimately settling in the US, where he taught Slavic languages at the University of Northern Colorado. Author of numerous books, his current work on the lives of Ukrainian emigres in Brazil was one of his earliest. Ill.: 0. Very good .
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Book number: 003294
USD 85.00 [Appr.: EURO 78.5 | £UK 66.75 | JP¥ 13287]
Catalogue: Emigre
Keywords: Emigre, Ukraine, Brazil 0

 
Polianskyi, Amvrosii
Vecher Sv. Nykolaia. Stsenichnyi Obrazok V 1. Akti (St. Nicholas' Evening. A Stage Scene in 1 Act)
Jersey City, Z drukarni "Svobody, 1930. Presumed first edition published in the US, n. d. (ca 1930); 6 3/4 x 5; pp. [1], 4-15; yellow wraps, printed in black and illustrated with a small vignette; mild age-toning and creasing to margins; in very good or better condition. A short play, it was written by Ukrainian Bishop, social figure, and educator Amvrosii Polianskyi (1878 - 1932). He would tragically die, while in exile for his political activities, in Kazakhstan. Very good .
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Book number: 003586
USD 30.00 [Appr.: EURO 27.75 | £UK 23.75 | JP¥ 4689]
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Keywords: Emigre

 
Prykhodko, M. (Prychodko, Nicholas)
Ia Proshu Slova (I Ask for Words)
Buenos Aires, Peremoha, 1949. First Edition. First edition; 7 x 5; pp. 3-78; beige wraps, printed and ruled in black; paper on spine a bit brittle, with several small chips; uniform age-toning; in about very good condition. Mykola Prykhodko (1904 - 1980) was a Ukrainian author and educator. He was a professor at the University of Kiev, when in 1938 he was arrested by the NKVD and sent to a concentration camp in Siberia for 3 years, one of 15 million Ukrainians, who were tortured and imprisoned without a trial. After his release, Prykhodko escaped to Germany, where he spent time at a DP camp, and then to Canada, where he lived and worked until his death. His current book was his first memoir. Good .
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Book number: 003255
USD 150.00 [Appr.: EURO 138.25 | £UK 117.75 | JP¥ 23447]
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Keywords: Ukraine

 
Remizov, Aleksei
Kukkha. Rozanovy Pisma (Kukkha. Rozanov's Letters)
Berlin, Z. I. Grzhebina, 1923. First edition; 6 1/2 x 4 1/2; pp. [8], 9-124, [4]; striped, yellow-and-orange paper over boards (also published with the paper in dark- and light-blue); title in brown; rebacked with a thin strip of silk; a bit of rubbing along edges; occasional minor spotting to a few pages; in very good condition. Dubbed "especially Rozanovian" and called: "..perhaps the most salacious literary memoir in Russian.." modernist author Aleksei Remizov's (1877 - 1957) "Kukkha" weaved letters, memories, and imaginary conversations with the author's deceased friend - controversial author and philosopher Vasilii Rozanov (1856 - 1919) - lamenting on the hardships of life in exile. Allegedly, Kukkha was the name Remizov gave Rozanov, when the former elected him an honorary member of the imaginary "Great and Free Monkey Federation." (Crone, Anna. “Remizov's Kukkha: Rozanov's ‘Trousers’ Revisited.” Russian Literature Triquarterly, vol. 19, no. 2, 1986.). Very good .
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Book number: 003134
USD 550.00 [Appr.: EURO 506.75 | £UK 431.75 | JP¥ 85972]
Catalogue: Emigre
Keywords: Memoirs, Modernist, Russia

 
Semenko, Iu. (Iurii)
Pamiati V.A. Dolenka (in Memoriam V.A. Dolenko)
Munich, Logos, 1975. First Edition. First edition; 8 1/4 x 5 3/4; pp. [2], 5-413, [3]; light-blue wraps, printed and ruled in dark-blue; very minor wear to edges, in near fine condition. Iurii Semenko's work was a tribute to his close friend and party colleague Volodymyr Dolenko (1889 - 1971) - leader of the Union of Lands of United Ukraine – Agrarian Party, a smaller Ukrainian emigre political organization, first founded in the DP (displaced persons) camps in Germany in the aftermath of WWII and later carried on into the members' respective countries of ettlement. The book contained articles by and about Dolenko, by several authors, reports of the party's various conventions, and documents from Dolenko's archives. Near fine .
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Book number: 003249
USD 45.00 [Appr.: EURO 41.5 | £UK 35.5 | JP¥ 7034]
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Keywords: Ukraine, Emigre Political Parties

 
Senko, H.
Narodni Prypovidky-Chastivky Pro Natsionalno-Vyzvolnu Borotbu 1917-21 Rr.
Buenos Aires, Peremoha, 1953. First Edition. First edittion; 7 1/4 x 5 1/4; pp. 3-46; two sets of beige wraps, printed and ruled with an intricate border; small nicks to tips of the extra wraps; ink number to upper margin; light age-toning; very good or better condition. Hryhorii Senko (1913 - 1957) was a Ukrainian ethnographer-folklorist, who emigrated to the US in 1950, after spending time at DP camps in Germany. His current work covered the period of the National Liberation Movement between 1917 and 1921. Very good .
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Book number: 002935
USD 120.00 [Appr.: EURO 110.75 | £UK 94.25 | JP¥ 18757]
Catalogue: Emigre
Keywords: Ukraine, Argentina

 
Sharshun, Sergei (Charchoune, Serge)
Bez Maiaka. Chetyre Peizazha (without a Lighthouse. Four Landscapes)
Parizh (Paris), Vopros, 1969. First Edition. First edition; 6 x 4 3/4; pp. [2], 5-89, [5]; beige-and-gray patterned wraps, printed in brown; light wear to corners and tips and a bit of age-toning to spine; in very good condition. Sergei Sharshun (1888 - 1975) was an important modern painter and the first Russian Dada poet, who arguably never belonged to an individual School of Art and whose style was described as an "alternative abstraction," when compared to his contemporaries. Spending most of his life in France, he founded the Dadaist group "Palata poetov" and was known to take inspiration for his art from classical composers, particularly Tchaikovsky and Bach. Very good .
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Book number: 003141
USD 350.00 [Appr.: EURO 322.5 | £UK 274.75 | JP¥ 54709]
Catalogue: Emigre
Keywords: Emigre, Fiction, Travel

 
Sharshun, Sergei (Charchoune, Serge)
Dolgolikov. Poema (Long-Face. A Poem)
Parizh (Paris), s. n. 1961. Second Edition. Second edition; 6 x 4 3/4; pp. [2], 5-164; beige-and-gray patterned wraps, printed in brown; light wear to corners and tips and a bit of age-toning to spine; in very good condition. Sergei Sharshun (1888 - 1975) was an important modern painter and the first Russian Dada poet, who arguably never belonged to an individual School of Art and whose style was described as an "alternative abstraction," when compared to his contemporaries. Spending most of his life in France, he founded the Dadaist group "Palata poetov" and was known to take inspiration for his art from classical composers, particularly Tchaikovsky and Bach. His current work, first published in 1934, was part of a large project, defined by the author as a "solipsistic epic," and was described as autofiction, for it toed the line between biography and fiction. Very good .
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Book number: 003140
USD 300.00 [Appr.: EURO 276.5 | £UK 235.5 | JP¥ 46894]
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Keywords: Emigre, Poetry

 
Sharshun, Sergei (Charchoune, Serge)
Nebo Kolokol. Poema, 1919 - 1965 (the Sky Bell. A Poem, 1919 - 1965)
Parizh (Paris), Vopros, 1965. Second, expanded edition; 6 x 4 3/4; pp. [2], 5-53, [2]; beige-and-gray patterned wraps, printed in brown; light wear to corners and tips and a bit of age-toning to spine; in very good condition. Sergei Sharshun (1888 - 1975) was an important modern painter and the first Russian Dada poet, who arguably never belonged to an individual School of Art and whose style was described as an "alternative abstraction," when compared to his contemporaries. Spending most of his life in France, he founded the Dadaist group "Palata poetov" and was known to take inspiration for his art from classical composers, particularly Tchaikovsky and Bach. Very good .
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Book number: 003143
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Sharshun, Sergei (Charchoune, Serge)
Podvernuvshiisia Sluchai /Emigrantskaia Lirika/ (Happenstance /Emigrant Lyrics/)
Parizh (Paris), Vopros, 1966. First Edition. First edition; 6 x 4 3/4; pp. [2], 5-89, [6]; beige-and-gray patterned wraps, printed in brown; light wear to tips and a bit of age-toning to spine; in very good condition. Sergei Sharshun (1888 - 1975) was an important modern painter and the first Russian Dada poet, who arguably never belonged to an individual School of Art and whose style was described as an "alternative abstraction," when compared to his contemporaries. Spending most of his life in France, he founded the Dadaist group "Palata poetov" and was known to take inspiration for his art from classical composers, particularly Tchaikovsky and Bach. Very good .
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Book number: 003139
USD 350.00 [Appr.: EURO 322.5 | £UK 274.75 | JP¥ 54709]
Catalogue: Emigre
Keywords: Dadaist, Emigre

 
Sharshun, Sergei (Charchoune, Serge)
Shopotnye Aforizmy (Whispering Aphorisms)
Parizh (Paris), Vopros, 1969. First Edition. First edition; 5 x 3 3/4; pp. 3-14; brown wraps, printed in black;small nicks to tips of spine; manuscript letter to front wrap and title page; in very good condition. Sergei Sharshun (1888 - 1975) was an important modern painter and the first Russian Dada poet, who arguably never belonged to an individual School of Art and whose style was described as an "alternative abstraction," when compared to his contemporaries. Spending most of his life in France, he founded the Dadaist group "Palata poetov" and was known to take inspiration for his art from classical composers, particularly Tchaikovsky and Bach. Very good .
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Book number: 003142
USD 300.00 [Appr.: EURO 276.5 | £UK 235.5 | JP¥ 46894]
Catalogue: Emigre
Keywords: Emigre

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