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The Tattered Cloak and Other Novels

By: Berberova, Nina

Price: $1.75

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Alfred A. Knopf: 1991

Edition: First American Edition Thus

Book ID: SCW11663

ISBN: 0679402810

Condition: Good


BG5 - A tight, clean, sound copy with very minor overall shelf wear with some tape staining on the outside surfaces of the front and back boards from where the dust jacket was taped to the boards plus there are the usual library stamps, labels, and pocket on the top and bottom outside paper edges, the front free endpaper, the title page, and the copyright page. The dust ajcket shows only very minor overall shelf wear plus it is still in the original library mylar sleeve.... View more info

Dostoevsky and the Catholic Church

By: Dirscherl, Denis

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Chicago, Loyola University Press: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Book ID: EC8333BB

ISBN: 082940502X

Condition: Very Good


I4 - DJ is mylar protected. DJ has wrinkling, chipping, crease and tears on the top edge and corners, scraping/tear on the back gutter, chipping and wear on some edges, sides and corners, light discoloration, and shelf wear otherwise good. Book has library plate with peeling, chipping, scraping, and stains (previous owner tried to remove it) on the front fixed endpaper, light discoloration and shelf wear otherwise very good. Dostoevsky and the Catholic Church is a percep... View more info

Red Bread

By: Genis, Alexander

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Chicago, Illinois, Ivan R. Dee: 2000

Book ID: EC20938BB

ISBN: 1566633362

Condition: Very Good


CN1 - A trade paperback in near fine condition that has very light discoloration and shelf wear. Glas New Russian Writing Volume 24, contemporary Russian literature in English translation. Satisfaction Guaranteed. View more info

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War and Peace: Perspectives in the Nuclear Age

By: Goebel, Ulrich and Otto Nelson (editors)

Price: $3.50

Publisher: Lubbock, Texas, USA, Texas Tech University Press: 1988

Book ID: SCW10346

ISBN: 089672168X

Condition: Good


BI1 - A tight, clean, sound copy in black wraps with minor overall shelf wear with a patch of lossened surface gloss wrapping around the spine towards the bottom edge from a library label plus there are the usual library stamps, label, and pocket on the top outside paper edges, the copyright page, and the back endpaper. A collection of articles that examine the issue of nuclear war and the potential for it at the end of the 20th century. This book was published just befo... View more info

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Two Lands, New Visions: Stories from Canada and Ukraine

By: Keefer, Janice Kulyk and Solomea Pavlychko (editors)

Price: $4.50

Publisher: Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada, Coteau Books: 1998

Book ID: SCW10475

ISBN: 1550501348

Condition: Good


BH4 - A tight, clean, sound copy in color wraps with very minor overall shelf wear with some heavy clear plastic lamination applied to the covers plus there are the usual library stamps and labels on the back cover, the top outside paper edges, the front endpaper, and the title page. A collection of twenty stories chosen from the most prominent literary figures in Ukraine and Canada to illustrate both the Ukrainian reaction to rapid and recent social change as well as th... View more info

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The Nomadic Soul

By: Muravyova, Irina

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Chicago, Illinois, USA, Ivan R. Dee Publisher: 2000

Book ID: SCW05592

ISBN: 1566632765

Condition: Very Good


BC5 - A trade paperback book in very good condition. An unread, tight, clean, sound copy in color illustrated tan wraps with very minor overall shelf wear plus some very, very light bumping of the bottom left corner. This is volume 22 in the publisher's Glas New Russian Writing literary series. Translated from the Russian by John Dewey. The history of several generations of an upper-class Russian family during World War I and the Civil War in Russia. The historical event... View more info

The Poems of Doctor Zhivago

By: Pasternak, Boris

Price: $1.75

Publisher: Kansas City, Missouri, USA, Hallmark Cards, Inc.: 1967

Book ID: SCW03236

Condition: Very Good


BD4 - A hard cover book in very good+ condition. A tight, clean, sound copy in illustrated paper covered boards with pictoral endpapers with only very minor overall shelf wear. A collection of poems attributed to Yuri Zhivago, the title character of the author's novel "Doctor Zhivago." Pasternak wrote the poetry to be an integral part of the book. The author was noted for his poetry as well as his fiction. Translated from the Russian by Eugene M. Kayden. Illustra... View more info

The Poems of Doctor Zhivago

By: Pasternak, Boris

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Kansas City, Missouri, USA, Hallmark Crown Editions: 1971

Book ID: SCW11365

ISBN: 0875291058

Condition: Good


BD4 - A tight, clean, sound copy with minor overall shelf wear with some heavy tape staining on the outside surfaces of the front and back boards and the front and back fixed endpapers from where the dust jacket was taped to the boards plus there are the usual library stamps on the front and back free endpapers plus there is a patch of paper residue (about 2.5"x3.5") on the back free endpaper from a library pocket removed during the library's withdrawal process p... View more info

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Eugene Onegin (Volume 3 - Commentary Six to End)

By: Pushkin, Aleksandr

Price: $26.00

Publisher: New York, Bollingen Foundation: 1964

Book ID: SCW08964

Condition: Very Good


CE4 - An ex-library hardcover book in very good condition in very good dust jacket that is mylar protected. Dust jacket has label on the spine, wrinkling, chipping and crease on some edges and corners, inside flaps adhered on the fixed endpapers, light discoloration and shelf wear. Book has library markings (labels, stamping, cardholder, etc.), some bumped corners and light stains, lightly moisture soiled, light discoloration and shelf wear. Eugene Onegin (Volume 3 - Com... View more info

The New Russian Poets 1953-1966: An Anthology

By: Reavey, George (editor)

Price: $2.50

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, October House Inc.: 1966

Book ID: SCW05153

Condition: Good


BC4 - A tight, clean, sound copy library rebound in white paper laminated boards with very minor overall shelf wear plus the usual library library marks, stamps, label, and pocket on the spine, top outside paper edges, half title page, title page, table of contents page, and final page plus the front endpaper has been removed as part of the library's withdrawal process plus there is some very light soiling of the outside paper edges. A collection of Soviet poetry selecte... View more info

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The Search for Self-Definition in Russian Literature

By: Thompson, Ewa M. (Edited by)

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Houston, Texas, Rice University Press: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Book ID: EC32313BB

ISBN: 0892633069

Condition: Very Good


CI5 - A first edition hardcover book in near fine condition that has less than an inch tear on the front top edge in fine dust jacket. 9.5"x5.75", 216 pages. Satisfaction Guaranteed. View more info

Tsar Fyodor Ivanovitch: A Play in Five Acts

By: Tolstoy, Alexei

Price: $7.00

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, Brentanos: 1923

Book ID: SCW08026

Condition: Good


BH3 - A hard cover library rebound withdrawn ex-library book in good condition. A tight, clean, sound copy in library rebound blue cloth covered boards with gold lettering on the spine with a black and white photo frontispiece with minor overall shelf wear plus there is some very light rubbing around the edges plus there is some light yellowing and soiling on the outside paper edges plus there are the usual library marks, pocket, stamps, label, and perforations on the sp... View more info

Soviet Literary Culture in the 1970s: The Politics of Irony

By: Vishevsky, Anatoly

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Gainesville, Florida, USA, University Press of Florida: 1993

Book ID: SCW13241

ISBN: 0813012260

Condition: Very Good


BF6 - A trade paperback book in very good+ condition. An unread, tight, clean, sound copy in color wrapswith only very, very minor overall shelf wear. A book about the Soviet Russian cultural development in the 1970s of miniature stores published in newspapers, journals, film comedies, chansons, and stage (├ęstrada) monologues. This book is especially notable because it also includes an anthology of ironic prose. Indexed, 326p. View more info

Selected Poems

By: Yevtushenko, Yevgeny

Price: $1.75

Publisher: Baltimore, Maryland, USA, Penguin Books: 1964

Book ID: SCW01748

Condition: Very Good


BF1 - A mass market paperback book in very good condition. A tight, clean, sound copy in color wraps with minor overall shelf wear plus three dogeared pages. The author is a Russian "superpoet" of the 1960's, 70's and 80's. He was worshipped by millions of Russians who packed soccer stadiums to hear him recite his ringing, defiant verse. He was even able to daunt the KGB into attempts to flatter and co-opt him. Translated from the Russian with an introduction by ... View more info