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1 Adelman, Jonathan R. THE REVOLUTIONARY ARMIES: The Historical Development of the Soviet and the Chinese People's Liberation Armies
Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press, (1980). First edition. Hardcover. A fine copy in a sturdy binding without dust jacket, as issued. 
Number 38 in the Contributions in Political Science series. This work examines the differences between the Soviet/Chinese armies and their roles in party and societal affairs for the two decades after the civil wars. 230 pages including a bibliography. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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2 Cassutt, Michael RED MOON
New York: Forge/A Tom Doherty Associates Book, (2001). 0312874405 / 9780312874407 First edition: Review copy, with materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a photo-pictorial dust jacket. 
A speculative whodunit by the space historian and author of MISSING MAN. RED MOON asks what if the reason the Soviet Union lost the Space Race was sabotage and murder? Told from the point of view of a young Soviet space engineer. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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3 Conquest, Robert STALIN AND THE KIROV MURDER
New York & Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1989. 0195055799 / 9780195055795 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in gray cloth over red boards with white stamped lettering on spine; in a near fine slightly faded dust jacket. 
164 pages; notes, bibliography, index. Conquest examines the 1934 assassination of Sergei Kirov, the heir apparent to Stalin, whose death eliminated any opposition Stalin may have had, thus indirectly altering the lives of millions. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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4 Dowlah, Alex F. and John E. Elliott THE LIFE AND TIMES OF SOVIET SOCIALISM
Westport, Connecticut/London: Praeger, (1997). 0275956296 / 9780275956295 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. A fine, unread copy in laminated boards; issued without dust jacket. 
Tall octavo. 283 pages; references, tables, and an index. A description of real-world models and interpretive perspectives on Soviet economic and political theory and practice from 1917 through 1991, organized on a more or less historical basis. 
Price: 60.00 USD
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5 Emmons, Terence (Translated, Edited, and Introduced by) TIME OF TROUBLES: The Diary Of Iurii Vladimirovich Got'e - Moscow - July 8, 1917 to July 23, 1922
Princeton: Princeton University Press, (1988). 0691055203 / 9780691055206 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a photo-pictorial dust jacket. 
513 Pages. A comprehensive diary from a Moscow intellectual, and a fascinating account of Russian life during the civil war period from July, 1917 to July, 1922. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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6 Flynn, James T. THE UNIVERSITY REFORM OF TSAR ALEXANDER I 1802-1835
Washington, D.C.: Catholic University of America Press, (1988). First edition. Hardcover. Fine in dust jacket. 
Currently in print for $39.95. 283pp. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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7 Geron, Leonard and Pravda, Alex, editors WHO'S WHO IN RUSSIA AND THE UNITED STATES
London/New York: I.B. Tauris & Co. Ltd., (1993). 1850434875 / 9781850434870 First edition. Hardcover. Minor soiling and a scratch to the lower page edges, else near fine; in a fine dust jacket. A hefty reference source in a pleasingly usable format. 
An alphabetical listing with names of office holders, state committees, and national bodies combined with nearly 7,000 biographical entries detailing the personal life, careers and achievements of a wide array of leading public personalities. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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8 Heaven, Constance THE ASTROV LEGACY
(New York): Coward, McCann & Geoghegan, Inc., (1973). 698105192 First U.S. edition. Hardcover. A near fine copy in cream-colored cloth over rose-colored boards with gilt titles to the spine; in a near fine dust jacket with tiny closed tears to the upper edge of the rear panel. 
The British writer's second novel is an aristocratic historical drama set in Pre-Revolutionary Russia and features Sophie Weston who falls in love with a member of an opposing Royal family. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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9 Lincoln, W. Bruce BETWEEN HEAVEN AND HELL: The Story of a Thousand Years of Artistic Life in Russia
(New York): Viking, (1998). 0670875686 / 9780670875689 First edition. Hardcover. Tiny tear to the spine tail, and mild wear to the lower shelf edges, else near fine; in an illustrated dust jacket with minor edgewear. Jacket painting ''Ephebus'' by Leon Bakst. 511 pages, notes, and an index. 
A survey of artistic expression over the last ten centuries, including profiles of Russia's greatest novelists, poets, painters, composers, dancers, architects, and filmmakers. Twenty-four color plates and twenty-nine b&w plates on coated stock inserts. 
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10 Matthews, Mervyn CLASS AND SOCIETY IN SOVIET RUSSIA
(London): Allen Lane/The Penguin Press, (1972). 0713902825 / 9780713902822 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in black cloth with titles, rules and devices in gilt to the spine; in a near fine dust jacket with two tiny tears at the shelf edges. 
366 pages; bibliography of Soviet publications; bibliography of non-Soviet publications; and index. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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11 Meerson-Aksenov, Michael and Shragin, Boris, editors THE POLITICAL, SOCIAL AND RELIGIOUS THOUGHT OF RUSSIAN "SAMIZDAT"--AN ANTHOLOGY
Belmont, Massachusetts: Nordland Publishing Company, 1977. 0913124133 / 9780913124130 First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Modest soiling to the page edges, light bumping to the spine ends, else a near fine copy in red cloth with spine titles gilt; no dust jacket. 
Translated by Nickolas Lupinin. The term "Samizdat" refers to privately-circulated editions of books and pamphlets not authorized. 624 pages; appendix, notes on translator, editors and contributors, bibliography, index. Illustrated with portraits. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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12 Menshikov, Stanislav CATASTROPHE OR CATHARSIS?: The Soviet Economy Today
(Moscow/London): Inter-Verso, (1991). 0860913619 / 9780860913610 First edition in English. Hardcover. Mild crimp to the corner tips, else a near fine copy in illustrated, laminated boards; issued without dust jacket. 280 pages. 
The English edition contains a new 15-page introduction summarizing the 1990-91changes and programs of economic reform. This work examines the problems of the Soviet economy based on an outsider's view. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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13 Nathanson, Melvyn B., editor and translator IT SEEMS I AM A JEW: A Samizdat Essay by Grigori Freiman
Carbondale and Edwardsville: Southern Illinois University Press, (1980). First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Very light rubbing on spine ends, otherwise near fine in a red dust jacket with an edge tear on the front panel. 
A translation of Freiman's essay as well as the samizdat essay "The Situation in Soviet Mathematics". Both "act as an indictment of Soviet Anti-Semitism and a plea for free men to direct world attention to the frightening course of Soviet mathematics". 
Price: 15.00 USD
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14 Null, Gary THE CONSPIRATOR WHO SAVED THE ROMANOVS
Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey: Prentice-Hall, Inc., (1971). 0131678257 First edition. Salmon cloth with gilt lettering to the spine; pictorial dust jacket. Hardcover. Faint offsetting to the rear free endpaper, a hint of age-toning to the pages, else fine; in an illustrated dust jacket with a tiny closed edge tear to the upper front panel and mild age-toning. 
An account of the final days of the last Czar of Russia, which focuses on Aaron Simanovitsch, Rasputin's secretary and confidant, who Null believes saved the Czar and his family. 177 pages, fifteen b&w plates, selected bibliography, and an index. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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15 Potapov, V.M. STEREOCHEMISTRY
Moscow: Mir Publishers, (1978). First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Near fine in gilt-stamped and decorated white cloth; with very light soiling to back cover; endpapers decorated with formulas and diagrams; without dust jacket; 
A in-depth study aid for students of stereochemistry, translated from the Russian by Artavaz Beknazarov, published in the US ten years after its writing. A sign of gradually thawing cold war relations in the late seventies. With diagrams throughout. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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16 Robbins, Richard G., Jr. FAMINE IN RUSSIA, 1891-1892: The Imperial Government Responds to a Crisis
New York: Columbia University Press, 1975. First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a lightly rubbed dust jacket. 
A full scale assessment that modifies myths and enhances understanding of late 19th century Russia and the functioning of the state institutions. 262 pages. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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17 Turchin, Valentin THE INERTIA OF FEAR AND THE SCIENTIFIC WORLDVIEW
New York: Columbia University Press, 1981. 0231046227 / 9780231046220 First edition in English. Hardcover. Fine in royal-blue linen with white titles to the spine; in a near fine price-clipped dust jacket with just a touch of sunning to the spine panel. Translated by Guy Daniels; 300 pages; notes; and index. 
Rejected for his human rights activities, the former leading Soviet physicist uses his experiences as a dissident intellectual to offer this description and analysis of Soviet society and the ramifications of its political and scientific philosophies. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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18 Yershov, P.; Zellikof, Louis, translator; Kochergin, N. M., illustrator THE LITTLE HUMPBACKED HORSE
Moscow: The Foreign Languages Publishing House. No Date. Reprint. Hardcover. Mild shelfwear, else near fine in pictorial boards; no dust jacket. Quarto. 
Exquisitely illustrated in full-color, this is a Russian tale, written in verse, of the adventures of a boy who captures a magic horse, and is requested by the Czar to find various magical things for him. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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