There are 27 books in this catalogue.
Mission to Tashkent
Bailey F. M.
Book Number: 40936
Folio Society 8vo. hardcover. illustrated paper covered boards with cloth spine. 269pp. index, b/w illus. fine. / very good slipcase.
Mission to Tashkent
Bailey F. M.
Book Number: 43808
Folio Society 8vo. hardcover. illustrated paper covered boards with cloth spine. 269pp. index, b/w illus. Very Good+
I Saw Siberia
Book Number: 32487
London Harrap 1972 8vo hardcover 210pp, b/w illus. good, fep clipped / very good d/w. Translation of So sah ich Sibirien.
Sibir; My Discovery of Siberia
Book Number: 58523
McClelland and Stewart, Toronto, 1970. 8vo. hardcover. 313pp. index, endpaper maps. Very good. / Very good d/w.
One Man in His Time
Book Number: 32693
London: Constable, 1955. 8vo. hardcover. 344pp. very good, light foxing. / good d/w.
The Silver Madonna - The Odyssey of Eugenia Wasilewska
Book Number: 39318
George Allen & Unwin 1970 First Edition 8vo. Hardcover with d/w both very good. Maps on end pages. 216pp. dispossessed by Russian's at age seventeen, the author was then sent to Siberia for slave labour. She escaped through the Russo-German battlefields.
The New Cold War: How the Kremlin Menaces Both Russia and the West
Book Number: 43381
Bloomsbury Publishing PLC February 4, 2008 8vo softcover 352pp very good. Putin's Russia silences its critics and bullies its neighbours. The murders of Journalists have sent a grim warning to others who might challenge the regime. The Kremlin uses energy blockades, trade sanctions, cyber-attacks, riots and Soviet-style disinformation against the countries for the former Soviet empire that try to resist its growing influence. It has threatened to target its nuclear missiles on America's allies in Eastern Europe and resumed regular intrusions into NATO airspace. Kremlin companies are stitching up Europe's gas market, striking separate deals with individual countries. it is not only playing divide and rule in Europe, but also sidelining America, its most formidable opponent in the last Cold War.
Catherine The Great: Love, Sex, And Power
Book Number: 56114
St. Martins Press, New York 2006 8vo. hardcover. 566pp. index, colour illus. Very good, remainder dot on bottom edge. / Very good+ d/w.
Book Number: 4180
Collins London 1986 large 8vo. Hardcover. 270pp. Index. B/w plates. Vwery good condition, remainder "star" stamp bottom outside page edges. Very good d/w, with minor wear to top edge. The wife of Andrei Sakharov tells for the first time the harrowing story of their life in exile in the city of Gorky.
Yeltsin, Boris; translated by Catherine A. Fitzpatrick
Book Number: 6370
London. Weidenfield & Nicholson. 2000 8vo. hardcover. 398pp. index. + b/w plates. fine. / near fine d/w.
Tokaev, G. A.
Book Number: 23611
London: The Harvill Press, 1956 8vo. hardcover. 370pp. index, 370pp. + b/w plates. very good foxing to endpapers, owner's details on fep. / fair d/w with insect eaten edges.
Justice in Moscow
Book Number: 26287
London Bodley Head 1964. first edition 8vo. hardcover 353pp very good. / good d/w with insect eaten front edges, ' ' '
Sakharov, Andrei D
Book Number: 29229
London Collins : Harvill Press 1974 8vo hardcover 245pp. very good / very good d/w.
Rasputin: The Last Word
Book Number: 40765
Allen & Unwin 2000 8vo hardcover 524pp index, b/w illus. very good+. / Good+ d/w creased on top edge with smal tears at top of spine. Grigory Efimovich Rasputin, Russian peasant, monk and mystic, exercised extraordinary and malign power over the last Tsar and Tsarina of Russia and their haemophiliac son. His drunkenness, sexual excesses and nepotism - not to mention rumours that he was a German agent - led to his murder by a group of noblemen in December 1916. Mad monk or mystic, sham or shaman, few figures from contemporary history have captured the imagination like Rasputin. The enormous influence that this half-literate priest exerted over Tsarina Alexandra is one of history's great enigmas; one which the author of this text sets out to unravel. Edvard Radzinsky gained access to a range of hitherto undiscovered material, in particular the proceedings of a Russian government investigation in 1917 which includes a wealth of interviews with people who had dealings with Rasputin. His murder is described from a new angel, re-examining the various conspiracy theories and describing the moments leading up to the murder against the backdrop of pre-Revolution Bacchanalia in the imperial city. nnAbout the AuthornEdvard Radzinsky, is after Chekhov, Russia's most frequently staged playwright, and his plays have won him international acclaim. A trained historian, Radzinsky spent twenty-five years on research and writing his life of Nicholas II, THE LAST TSAR, which was an international bestseller. His most recent book is a life of Stalin. He is also known in Russia for his work in television, having twice won the TEFI award, most recently for his series on Napoleon.
Ivan the Terrible
Book Number: 41181
Crowell 1975 8vo hardcover 502pp index, b/w illus. very good / very good d/w with small tear top front edge. This definitive biography offers abundant details on the life of Russian Czar Ivan IV, including his violent moodswings and his callous cruelty.
The Road of Bones: A Journey to the Dark Heart of Russia
Book Number: 54072
Simon & Schuster, 2011. 8vo. hardcover. 342pp. Near Fine. / Near Fine d/w. The Road of Bones is the story of Russia's greatest road. For over 200 years, the route of the Vladimirka Road has been at the centre of the nation's history
The Princess of Siberia: The Story of Maria Volkonsky and the Decembrist Exiles
Book Number: 54315
Farrar, Straus & Giroux, New York 1984 8vo Hardcover in d/w. 250pp near fine. After their husbands were exiled to Siberia, she and the other exiles' wives protected their men from the harsh prison authorities, and arranged for the dispatch of maney, clothing and medicines. Maria was admired for her work in the community, and built the first theatre in Siberia. She was immortalised by Alexander Pushkin.
Two lives, one Russia
Book Number: 29211
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1988 8vo hardcover 307pp, b/w illus. very good / very good d/w. A detailed account of Daniloff's five-year search for his Russian heritage and arrest and imprisonment by the KGB in the fall of 1988.