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THE ENGLISHWOMAN In Russia; Impressions Of The Society And Manners Of The Russians At Home. By A Lady, Ten Years Resident In That Country.
New York: Charles Scribner, 1855..
12mo. pp. xv, , -316, ads. with half-title. 6 wood-engraved plates. original blind-stamped cloth (extremities chipped & frayed, dampstain to lower outer corner of text, paper lightly embrowned). First American Edition. The author was the wife of a British businessman living and trading in European Russia from 1844-54. cfNerhood 229.
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(LENIN, N[ikolai] [Pseud., i.e. Vladimir Il'ich Ulyanov] [1870-1924]). ZINOV'EV, G[rigorii] [1883-1936].
N. Lenin Vladimir Iliich Ulyanov Ocherki Zhizni I Deiatelnosti.
[Petrograd]: Petrograd Council of Workers and Red Deputies, 1918..
8vo. pp. 72, . mounted portrait. original printed wrs. (wrs. & 2 leaves soiled). First Edition.
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ABBOTT, John S[tevens] C[abot] [1805-1877].
The Empire Of Russia.
Boston: B.B.Russell., 1872..
12mo. pp. xvi, -546. 2 engraved plates of portraits. original blind & gilt-stamped cloth (title cut down & mounted). First Edition.
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Sketches Of The History And Present State Of The Russian Empire; Of The Progress Of Civilization From The Foundation Of The Monarchy To The Accession By The House Of Romanof, (The Present Reigning Family;) And Particularly Under The Sovereigns Of That Hou
London: Printed For Gale, Curtis, And Fenner, 1815..
8vo. pp. xii, 439, . complete with half-title. Uncut in original bds., appropriately rebacked (bookplate removed from front paste-down). First Edition. Crowther 144.
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BEAUPLAN, Guillaume LE VASSEUR, Sieur de.
A Description Of Ukraine.
New York: [Organization for the Defense of Four Freedoms of Ukraine, Inc,], 1959..
folio. pp. 1 p.l., [xiii], 445-481. 3 folding maps. text illus. A very good copy in original printed wrs. loose in full leather binding (spine ends bit frayed). Facsimile Edition from Churchill's Collection of Voyages and Travels (1744).
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BLASIUS, J[ohann] H[einrich] [1809-1870].
Reise im Europäischen Russland in den Jahren 1840 und 1841.
Braunschweig: George Westermann, 1844..
2 Volumes. 8vo. pp. x, [1 leaf]errata, 364; x, [1 leaf]errata, 408. with half-titles. 24 engraved plates. 51 wood-engraved text illus. 19th century cloth, original printed front wrs. bound in (some foxing to plates & adjacent & outer leaves). First Edition of the German zoologist's travels in western Russia (Ugra, Smolensk, Mogilev, Tschernigof, Vitebsk, Kiev, Krementschug, Moscow, St. Petersburg, Kyrillof, Vologda, Jaroslaw, &c.).
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BOOKWALTER, John W[esley] [1837-1915].
Siberia And Central Asia.
London: C.Arthur Pearson, Ltd., 1900..
8vo. pp. xxi, 548, iv(index). folding coloured map in rear pocket. numerous plates & text illus. after photographs by the author. original gilt-stamped cloth, recased preserving endleaves (rubbed, Royal United Service Institution bookplate & a few small rubberstamps). Second London Edition. Account of a trip in 1898 by an Ohio businessman through Siberia and then into the Caucasus (Baku), Armenia, Georgia (Tiflis), Turcomania, Merv, Bokhara and Samarkand. Travel was mostly via rail, including the new Trans-Siberian railway, the Trans-Caucasian railway, and the Trans-Caspian railway. cfNerhood 445. cfSmith B107.
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BOUTON, John Bell [1830-1902].
Roundabout To Moscow An Epicurean Journey.
New York: D.Appleton And Company, 1887..
12mo. pp. 1 p.l.(Russian title), xii, 421, ads. A nice copy in original decorative cloth (small label on spine). from the library of Canadian author, Thomas Conant [1842-1905]. First Edition of Bouton's account of his travels in Europe and Russia (St. Petersburg and Moscow, pp. 203-421) in 1886. Nerhood 368. Smith B114.
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The Campaign In The Crimea: An Historical Sketch, By.Late Secretary At Kadikoi To The Honorary Agents Of The Crimean Army Fund. Illustrated By Forty Plates, From Drawings Taken On The Spot By William Simpson.
London: Paul And Dominic Colnaghi And Co. & Longman, Brown, Green, And Longmans, 1855..
large 8vo. pp. viii, 112 + 16(ads). 40 tinted lithographed plates (incl. title). original blind & gilt-stamped cloth, designed by Digby Wyatt, rebacked with spine mounted, gilt edges (some scattered moderate foxing, lithographed & printed titles dampstained). First Edition of the First Series. A second series was published in 1856. The lithographed plates are reduced versions of those prepared for William Simpson's The Seat of the War in the East, published in two folio volumes, 1855-56.
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BUCKLEY, J[ames] M[onroe] [1836-1920].
The Midnight Sun The Tsar And The Nihilist Adventures And Observations In Norway, Sweden And Russia.
Boston: D.Lothrop And Company, ..
8vo. pp. xi, 376. numerous text illus. (most full-page, incl. frontis.). original black & gilt-stamped cloth (extremities very slightly frayed). First Edition. Account of a tour by an American Methodist clergyman. "[Buckley] observes that Nihilism is inherent in Russian autocracy, and only the overthrow of the government will end it." (Nerhood) Nerhood 353. Smith B159.
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BUEL, J[ames] W[illiam] [1849-1920].
A Nemesis Of Misgovernment...
Philadelphia: Historical Publishing Company, ..
8vo. pp. 589. frontis. & numerous wood-engraved plates (some full-page). later cloth, all edges gilt. Second Edition (?). Although Smith cites an 1883 edition, no copies are cited in Worldcat and this is the earliest edition listed. In 1882 the American journalist visited St. Petersburg and Moscow, and travelled extensively in Siberia: Tobolsk, Tomsk, Krasnoiarsk, Yeniseisk, Irkutsk, Kara, Vladivostock, Yakutsk, &c. He comments on the Tsar, social and political life, Nihilism, mining, the Siberian exile system, the indigenous peoples of Siberia, and European and American exploration in the Russian arctic. cfSmith B161.
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BURNHAM, John B.
The Rim Of Mystery A Hunter's Wanderings In Unknown Siberian Asia.
New York: G.P.Putnam's Sons, 1929..
8vo. pp. xv, 281.folding map, & 25 plates (23 double-sided). cloth (light foxing to frontis. & title). First Edition, Second Impression. "American hunter illuminates his account of a journey to the Chukotsk Peninsula in 1921 with excellent photographs which he claims establish the relationship between the mountain sheep of Alaska and Siberia. His description of the people's way of life is informative and inclusive." (Nerhood) Nerhood 776.
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BUSH, Richard J[ames].
Reindeer, Dogs, And Snow-Shoes: A Journal Of Siberian Travel And Explorations Made In The Years 1865, 1866, And 1867.
New York: Harper & Brothers, 1871..
8vo. pp. xx, -529, 6(ads). wood-engraved frontis. 44 wood-engraved text illus. (several full-page). folding map. original black & gilt-stamped cloth, rebacked with spine mounted (few short tears to map folds - no loss). First Edition. Bush spent several years in Siberia surveying the proposed route of the Russian-American Telegraph Company's line. He here recounts his travels from the Kamchatka Peninsula to Sakhalin Island to the Sea of Okhotsk, down the Anadyr River, and from thence to the Bering Strait. Arctic Bib. 2562. Smith B173. Nerhood 290 (citing pp. 518).
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CARYNNYK, Marco, Lubomyr Y.LUCIUK & Bohdan S.KORDAN. (Editors).
The Foreign Office and the Famine British Documents on Ukraine and the Great Famine of 1932-1933.
Kingston, ON: Limestone Press, & New York: Vestal, 1988..
8vo. pp. lxi, 493. 3 maps (1 folding colour). biblio. index. bds. (spine faded & extremities rubbed). First Edition.
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CASTÉRA, J[en Henri De] [1749-1838].
Histoire De Catherine II, Impératrice De Russie.
Paris: F.Buisson, An VIII ..
3 Volumes. 8vo. pp. 2 p.l., vii, , 444; 2 p.l., 412; 2 p.l., 466. with half-titles. 14 engraved plates (13 portraits & 1 view). 2 large folding engraved maps of Poland & Russia, the first with outline hand-colour. Uncut & partly unopened in original blue wrs. (spine labels chipped away, scattered light foxing). Second Edition, Greatly Enlarged. Originally published as Vie De Catherine II. in 1797 in two volumes, illustrated with six portraits. The work presents a detailed history of Russian domestic and foreign policy during the reign of Catherine II, with considerable information on the Russian-Turkish wars, John Paul Jones' service in the Russian navy, and the partition of Poland. The last section (Vol. III, pp. 187-422) comprises a geographical-statistical description of the country, its government, natural resources, trade and commerce, &c. Brunet 27779. cfCrowther 466.
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