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-Translated with an introduction by David Magarshack. Brown pictorial cloth boards. B/w illustrations. Bumping to a couple of corners. Spine a bit faded. Slip case is almost very good - couple of small splits, with a bit of chipping; some scuffs and wear.
Retelling of beautiful folk tales of old Russia. Red covers with gilt title to spine. 6 colour plates plus frontispiece. 334 pages. Spine is darkened. Bumping and corners and cover edges. Foxing to endpapers, outer page edges and margins.
Dark cloth with silver title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 9781846680540. A few light bumps to cover edges. Erased pencil name to prelims. Page browning. Wrapper is edge-creased.
A and C Black 7s 6d shilling series. Blue cloth with gilt title to spine and yellow title and small motif to front cover. 16 captioned tissue-guarded colour plates and 16 b/w plates. Fold-out map to rear. Front cover is a bit bowed. Spotting and uneven browning to rest of covers. Front joint is cracked and pulled - webbing showing through - starting to make binding feel weak. Some foxing and browning. Grubby fingermarks. Browning to plate margins. Map to rear in excellent condition!
A & C Black Colour Book 7/6 Series. Red cloth with gilt titles to spine and front cover. 32 colour plates. Assumed a reprint, as top edge is NOT gilt like the first. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Some scuffing and marks to covers. Front endpaper is MISSING. Foxing.
COLLINS GUIDE: BIRDS OF RUSSIA
Written by Algirdas Knystautas.
Stock no. 2137372
Published by Harper Collins. 1st 1993. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
A journey into the marvellously rich and fascinating world of the former Soviet Union, discussing the physical geography of the area and a general introduction to the bird fauna, highlighting how the varied geography has influenced which birds occur where. Green boards, gilt title to spine. Colour & b/w photos. ISBN: 0002199130. SIGNED by author to title page. Wrapper spine is faded.
The Trans-Siberian Railroad and the Colonization of Asian Russia, 1850-1917. The story of one of the most difficult and expensive peaceful undertakings in modern history and the most ambitious initiative of the last two Russian tsars. Light grey cloth, black title to spine. 240 pages. B/w photos. ISBN: 1850433453. Minimal bumping/rubbing to spine of book and wrapper.
The first complete comprehensive general account of the geology of the U.S.S.R. Red cloth, gilt title to spine. 855 pages. B/w photos, pull-out maps and diagrams. ISBN: 0050021974. Spine slightly bumped. Contents fine. Dustwrapper is a little faded to spine and slightly creased at edges.
RISING SUN AND TUMBLING BEAR - RUSSIA'S WAR WITH JAPAN
Written by Richard Connaughton.
Stock no. 1322602
Published by Cassell. 1st thus 2003. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
A major revision of the author's earlier work "The War of the Rising Sun and the Tumbling Bear". Red boards, gilt title to spine. 367 pages. B/w photos. ISBN: 0304361844. A few small marks to textblock. Dustwrapper is worn at top of spine with minimal loss.
PETER THE GREAT'S REVENGE: THE RUSSIAN SIEGE OF NARVA IN 1704
Written by Boris Megorsky; Stuart Britton.
Stock no. 2136109
Published by Helion & Company. 1st 2018. Nearly fine condition.
Large format. Card wraps. Century of the Soldier 1618-1721 No. 34. Colour & b/w illustrations. ISBN: 9781911628026.
Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. A Russian Legend. ISBN: 9781620355534.
RUSSIAN EYEWITNESS ACCOUNTS OF THE CAMPAIGN OF 1812
Written by Alexander Mikaberidze; John H. Gill.
Stock no. 2135753
Published by Frontline Books. 1st 2012. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.
Black boards, gilt title to spine. Colour & b/w illustrations. ISBN: 9781848326354.