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1 (Rasputin). Napley, Sir David RASPUTIN IN HOLLYWOOD
London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, (1990). 0297810383 / 9780297810384 First edition. Hardcover. Pages mildly tanned, else fine; in a photo-pictorial dust jacket. Includes eight pages of black-and-white photographic illustrations. 
The strange story of how the neice of one of Rasputin's accused murderers sued MGM for libel over the film "Rasputin the Mad Monk." The case turned out to be quite influential as its topics ranged from rape to the influence of the press. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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2 Avrich, Paul, editor THE ANARCHISTS IN THE RUSSIAN REVOLUTION
Ithaca, New York: Cornell University Press, (1973). 080149141X / 9780801491412 First edition. Near fine in wraps. 
General editor Heinz Lubasz. Includes letters, diaries and other documents of participants involved in the revolution. Photographs; illustrations. 179 pages; chronology, sources of illustrations, index. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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3 Copeland, William R. THE UNEASY ALLIANCE: Collaboration Between the Finnish Opposition and the Russian Underground 1899-1904
Helsinki: Suomalainen Tiedeakatemia, 1973. 09514100859 First edition. Hardcover. Lower edge slightly bumped, mild spine lean, else a very good plus copy in blue cloth with gilt titles to the front cover and to the spine; no dust jacket. 
Inscribed, SIGNED and dated 1973 by the author to the front endpaper. 224 pages; bibliography; and index. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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4 de Segur, Philippe-Paul NAPOLEON'S RUSSIAN CAMPAIGN
Alexandria, Virginia: Time-Life Books, Inc., (1980). Reprint. Hardcover. Very light staining to the top page edges, otherwise a near fine copy without dust jacket, as issued. 
Translated from the French by J. David Townsend and with an introduction by Peter Gay. 295 pages with an index. Illustrated with a map and a portrait. Deluxe red hardcover binding with gilt lettering and devices. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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5 Dunlop, John B. THE NEW RUSSIAN REVOLUTIONARIES
Belmont, Massachusetts: Nordland Publishing Company, 1976. 0913124095 / 9780913124093 First edition. Hardcover. Light creased bump to the spine tail, and a faint scratch to the spine, else near fine in red cloth with gilt lettering to the spine; no dust jacket. 344 pages; notes, appendices, and an index of names. Photographic frontispiece of five revolutionaries. 
A study of the largest underground revolutionary military-political organization to be uncovered in the Soviet Union in the post-Stalin era, the "All-Russian Social-Christian Union for the Liberation of the People" or VSKhSON. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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6 Ransel, David L. MOTHERS OF MISERY: Child Abandonment in Russia
Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Press, (1988). 069105522X / 9780691055220 First edition. Hardcover. Faint soiling to the covers, else near fine in burgundy cloth; in an illustrated dust jacket. Jacket illustraton ''A Mother'' by Kuzma Petrov-Vodkin. 330 pages, thirteen b&w illustrations, nineteen figures, twenty-eight tables, bibliography, and an index. 
A history of the homes for abandoned children that were established in the middle of the eighteenth century by Empress Catherine II, and reached their peak in the late nineteenth century when the Moscow homes were receiving 17,000 children each year. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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7 Rezanov, Nikolai Petrovich REZANOV RECONNOITERS CALIFORNIA, 1806: A New Translation of Rezanov's Letter, Parts of Lieutenant Khostov's Log of the Ship Juno, and Dr. George von Larndorff Observations
San Francisco: The Book Club of California, 1972. First edition, one of 500 copies issued. Designed by Jack Stauffacher of the Greenwood Press. Publication #140. Hardcover. Fine in decorated boards with paper spine label; in plain off-white dustwrapper. Illustrated with frontispiece portrait of Rezanov and 16 sepia tone reproductions throughout the text; map of Rezanov's route. 
The early 19th century voyage to California by the Russian-American Company under the leadership of Rezanov. Edited and with an introduction by Richard A. Pierce. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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8 Stalin, Joseph THE OCTOBER REVOLUTION: A Collection of Articles and Speeches
New York: International Publishers, (1934). First edition in English. Hardcover. A band of offsetting from a bookmark on the verso of the front flyleaf and to the half-title, otherwise a near fine copy bound in maroon cloth in the uncommon dust jacket that is very slightly faded at the spine. 
A political analysis and evaluation of the principal periods and chief problems of the Russian Proletarian Revolution since November, 1917 by one of the major players. 168 pages, notes. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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9 Theen, Rolf H.W., editor THE U.S.S.R. FIRST CONGRESS OF PEOPLE'S DEPUTIES: Complete Documents and Records, May 25, 1989--June 10, 1989
New York: Paragon House, (1991). 1557784698 / 9781557784698 First edition, first printing. Four-volume set. Hardcover. Volumes One and Four near fine with upper spines mildly bumped, Volumes Two and Three fine and still in the publisher's shrinkwrap; all volumes bound in black cloth with gilt titles to the front covers and to the spines. 
Four quarto volumes. Explanatory introduction with background information including tables and charts on the creation of this Congress; complete stenographic records of each sessions proceedings; detailed documents and extensive media reports; indexes. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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