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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.
$275 USD                          Book Number: elala4011                         Order / Enquire



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, [8]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.
$154 USD                          Book Number: RUTunBOU72                         Order / Enquire



BRACKENBURY, George.
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.
$500 USD                          Book Number: RACeBRAC28                         Order / Enquire



BROOKS, Jeffrey.
When Russia Learned To Read: Literacy and Popular Literature, 1861-1917.
Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, [1985]..
8vo. pp. xxii, 450. biblio. index. bds. dw. (corner of 2 index leaves creased, else fine). First Edition.
$75 USD                          Book Number: dola2549                         Order / Enquire



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, [1886]..
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, [1899]..
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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BURDZHALOV, E. N.
Russia's Second Revolution: The February 1917 Uprising in Petrograd. Translated and edited by Donald J. Raleigh.
Bloomington & Indianapolis: Indiana University Press, [1987]..
8vo. pp. xxii, [2], 388. several illus. biblio. index. cloth (1 corner knocked). First Edition of the English Translation.
$75 USD                          Book Number: dola2551                         Order / Enquire



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, [21]-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).
$308 USD                          Book Number: RSHinBUS33                         Order / Enquire



BUZGALIN, Alexandr, Ludmila BULAVKA & Andrei KOLGANOV.
Russia: Capitalism's Jurassic Park.
Moscow: Economic Democracy, 1999]..
8vo. pp. ff. 1, pp. 2-59. wrs. First Edition.
$85 USD                          Book Number: dola2555                         Order / Enquire



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, Ontario: Limestone Press & New York: Vestal, 1988..
8vo. pp. lxiv, 493. folding coloured map. 2 text maps. biblio. index. wrs. (spine sunned). First Edition, Softcover Issue.
$300 USD                          Book Number: dola2556                         Order / Enquire



CASTÉRA, J[en Henri De] [1749-1838].
Histoire De Catherine II, Impératrice De Russie.
Paris: F.Buisson, An VIII [1800]..
3 Volumes. 8vo. pp. 2 p.l., vii, [1], 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.
$961 USD                          Book Number: RSTstCAS86                         Order / Enquire



[CÉRENVILLE, Jeanne Eléonore de].
Vie Du Prince Potemkin, Feld-Maréchal Au Service De Russie Sous Le Règne De Catherine II, Rédigée d'après les meilleurs ouvrages allemands et français qui ont paru sur la Russie à cette époque.
Paris: H.Nicole..., 1808..
8vo. pp. viii, 303. with half-title. 19th century half calf (binding worn, front cover detached, rear joint cracked, dampstains in lower margin, first few leaves foxed). armorial bookplate of English lawyer & politician, William Tooke [1777-1863], probably inherited from his father, the Russian historian of the same name. First Edition of this biography of the Grigory Potemkin [1739-1791], Russian military leader, statesman, nobleman and favourite of Catherine the Great who named him Prince of the Holy Roman Empire and Prince of Russia. Potemkin distinguished himself in the Russo-Turkish War (1768-74) and later was made Grand Admiral and Commander-in-Chief of Russia's military forces. His achievements include the peaceful annexation of the Crimea in 1783 and the successful second Russo-Turkish War, 1787-92. [BOUND WITH:] DUMONT, [Pierre] Étienne [Louis] [1759-1829]. Souvenirs Sur Mirabeau Et Sur Les Deux Assemblées Législatives. 8vo. pp. 1 p.l., ix, xv, 342. 12 leaves (1 folding) of facsimile letters. (dampstains in lower margin of first 2 leaves). London: Edward Bull, 1832. First Edition. Dumont was in Paris during the early years of the French Revolution (1789 to 1791) where he "[renewed] his acquaintance with Mirabeau, whom he found occupied with his duties as a deputy, and with the composition of his journal, the Courrier de Provence. For a time Dumont took an active and very efficient part in the conduct of this journal, supplying it with reports as well as original articles, and also furnishing Mirabeau with speeches to be delivered or rather read in the assembly, as related in his highly instructive and interesting posthumous work entitled Souvenirs sur Mirabeau (1832)." (Wikipedia)
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CHUGAEV, Yes. ET AL. (Editors).
The Revolutionary Movement In Russia In July 1917: The July Crisis [Translated Title] [The Great October Socialist Revolution, Documents and Materials].
[Moscow]: Publishing House of the Academy of Sciences of the USSR, 1959..
4to. pp. xv, [1], 624, [3]. tipped-in errata. text in Russian. cloth.
$225 USD                          Book Number: dola2559                         Order / Enquire



CLARK, Charles Upson.
Bessarabia Russia And Roumania On The Black Sea.
New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1927..
8vo. pp. xi, [1 leaf], 333.map& 15 plates. biblio. index. A nice bright copy in original cloth. First Edition.
$350 USD                          Book Number: elala3628                         Order / Enquire


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