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The Russian Road to China

By: Bates, Lindon Jr. (1883 - 1915)

Price: $225.00

Publisher: Boston and New York, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1910

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Inscription: Inscribed by Author

Seller ID: 011197

Condition: Very Good


SIGNED by the author with an inscription in lovely cursive. Armorial bookplate of Madison Grant the recipient. First Edition, First Printing.Publisher's blue cloth with stamped titles and decorations in color. Bindings are tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate shelf handling wear. 8vo; 8.25 inches tall; ix, 391 [1] pages; tissue-guarded frontispiece, illustrated with plates; color folding map attached at the rear. story of the Russian expansion eastward is as wonderful as that of American progress the west perhaps more dramatic since it was accomplished long ... View more info

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Ukraine: Nature, Traditions, Culture

By: Bilousko, Oleksandr

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Kyiv, Ukraine:, Baltia Druk Publishers.:

Seller ID: 007534

ISBN: 9668137205


Overview of the history, architecture, geography and culture of Ukraine. Translated into English by Viktor Kotolupov. 99 pages, well illustrated with 150 color photographs and color map to inside dust jacket.No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality.Dust Jacket is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve. View more info

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Greater Russia:The Continental Empire of the Old World, with Illustrations and a Map

By: Gerrare, Wirt

Price: $39.95

Publisher: New York, The Macmillan Company: 1903

Edition: First Edition, First Printing. [American]

Seller ID: 005579


From NY Times Saturday Review: ‘... convey[s] an adequate idea of Russia’s advance - especially her industrial progress and commercial prospects... [with] particular attention to the problem of the Far East... full details of the topography of the country through which the Trans-Siberian Railway runs, of the customs of the Siberian tribes, and of the products of the country, present and prospective.’ Publisher’s blue cloth covered boards. Stamped gilt titles and emblem. Top edge gilt. Minor puckering of cloth on spine. Light handling/shelf wear. Bindings firm and square. Taba... View more info

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... Crafts of Kashmir, Jammu and Ladakh

By: Jaitly, Jaya; Sahai, Kamal

Price: $19.95

Publisher: New York:, Abbeville Press,: 1990<br>

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.<br>

Seller ID: 006556

ISBN: 1558591168<br>


Introducing the almost unbelievable creativity of the Kashmir/Jammu/Ladakh region's crafts people in a sophisticated and splendidly illustrated book on the lives of its Hindu, Muslim, and Buddhist crafts people. No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal retail handling to dust jacket; There is a small remainder mark on lower textblock. Dust Jacket in new clear protective Mylar sleeve. View more info

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Peterhof

By: Kalnitskaya, Yelena

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Russia, Zolotoy lev: 2016

Seller ID: 011262

ISBN: 5905985324

Condition: New


No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. Text in English. Contains map. View more info

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Land of the Firebird: The Beauty of Old Russia

By: Massie, Suzanne

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Blue Hill, Maine, Heart Tree Press: 1980

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 011261

ISBN: 096441841X

Condition: Fine


No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal shelf handling; Still Gift Quality. 8vo; 493 pages with a bibliography, photo credits and index. Land of the Firebird if an extraordinary story of an extraordinary land. It is a history that, for the first time, captures the essence of the whole, now-vanished culture of pre-Revolutionary Russia - a culture that was defined for nearly a thousand years by its strength, its race, and the richness of its beauty. View more info

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... Soviet Europe

By: Shanor, Donald R.

Price: $24.00

Publisher: New York:, Harper & Row,: 1979.<br>

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.<br>

Seller ID: 007745

ISBN: 0060138378<br>


A marvelous travelogue journeying by train through six capitals. Country by country, the author combines relevant history with local culture and present day situations. Unused, Unread, Unopened. No flaws but minimal expected aging to Dust Jacket with price. 252 pages with index. View more info

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Schamyl: The Sultan, Warrior, and Prophet of the Caucasus; The Russians of the South; Eothen: Or, Traces of Travel Brought Home from the East
[Travel and Description: Russia]

By: Wagner F. & Bodenstedt F.; Wraxall, Lascelles; Shirley Brooks; [A. W. Kinglake]

Price: $425.00

Publisher: London:, Longman, Brown, Green & Longmans,: 1854.

Edition: No Edition indicated, all first published in 1853.

Seller ID: 008255


Three works bound in one volume. "Eothen" is a travel book about the Middle East and Holy Land, the other two cover the mountainous and Moslem areas of southern Russia. "Eothen" is attributed to Kinglake although his name is not present. All three books are somewhat scarce. Schamyl: The Sultan, Warrior, and Prophet of the Caucasus. From the German of Wagner F. & Bodenstedt F.; Translated By Lascelles Wraxall. 1854. Imam Shamil was an Avar political and religious leader of the Muslim tribes of the Northern Caucasus. He was a leader of anti-Russian resistance i... View more info