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A Disastrous Effect Chernobyl, Bundy, John L.
1 A Disastrous Effect Chernobyl Bundy, John L.
Lock Haven, PA Self-published by author Probable First Soft cover Very Good Book 
White and red stapled softcover, 48 pp. Illustrated throughout with black and white photographs, poignant captions. Self-published. No date given (c. 1990). A look at the lingering effects of the Chernobyl accident of April 26, 1986, in the Republic of Belarus. After visiting the area the author felt a need to present the information in this book to hopefully draw attention to the need of assistance in helping those affected. Condition: Very Good; pages clean and bright, no markings, no creases, no tears. A couple small spots inside rear cover. Cover has a couple small spots and light shelf wear. Paperback. 0 
Price: 25.00 USD
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2 THE RUSSIAN REVOLUTION 1917-1921 - Volume 1 + 2 Chamberlin, William Henry
New York NY The MacMillan Co. 1954 2nd Edition Hardcover Good Minus No Dust Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Ex-College Library in library binding. 1952 Revised Edition of well received early history. 10 b&w maps & 27 illustrations, documentary appendices. Written by Chamberlin while in Russia with the Christian Science Monitor. Book Conditions : Good-, Ex-College library; significant pencil underlining & margin notes; bookplates inside front covers; catalog labels o spine ends and on rear free end papers; a few spots to text block; checkout slip and pocket at rear of Vol. 1. No Dust Jackets. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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3 The Island: A Journey to Sakhalin Chekhov, Anton
New York NY Washington Square Press 1967 Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Part of the publisher's Russian Library series. This work is both a literary reflection and a narrative account on life on Sakhalin Island in the late 19th century. The site of five penal colonies, upon release the prisoners remained living in exile there. An account of government brutality and the need for prison reform. Book Condition : Near Fine; no text marks; minimal wear. Dust Jacket Condition : Very Good; light chipping to spine; fingerprint smudges to rear; light shelf wear to edges; age toning to reverse; price unclipped. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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4 Historical Dictionary of Warsaw (Historical Dictionaries of Cities) Gozdecka-Sanford, Adriana
Lanham MD Scarecrow Press 1997 0810832992 / 9780810832992 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
1st Edition. Historical Dictionaries of Cities, No. 3. "Includes entries on the great rulers and statesmen; artists, writers and musicians, and the many parks, palaces and monuments... also entries on the sadder moments. Chronology, list of abbreviations and select bibliography. Navy cloth with gilt titles on black, 319 pp., unillustrated. Book Condition : Very Good; ex-college library with minimal signs: spine label, bookplate, barcode on back free endpaper and cataloging info on t.p. verso; no text marks. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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5 Dear Comrade: Readers' Letters to the Soviet Press Under Perestroika James Riordan and Sue Bridger (editors)
Bloomington IN Indiana University Press 1992 0253206960 / 9780253206961 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Examines the post-1985 reforms in the Soviet Union through the prism of an outpouring of letters to the editor. Covering a range of periodicals and newspapers, topics include politics, army service, nationalism, women's issues, homosexuality,AIDS, and more. Book Condition : Very Good; no text marks; mild cover corner curling. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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6 The Peoples of the Soviet Far East Kolarz, Walter
Hamden CT Archon books 1969 Hardcover Very Good Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
1969 reprint. Details Soviet relations, governance, and colonization of the Russian Far East. Ethnic groups included are : Mongolians, Yakuts, Tuvinians, and aboriginal peoples. Book Condition : Very Good; no text marks; former owner's address label inside front cover; some spotting to text block; light color transfer from dust jacket to cover and free end papers. Dust Jacket Condition : Good; some chipping and tearing to top edge; mild rubbing. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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7 The Drama of Slavuta by Saul Moiseyevich Ginsburg Prombaum, Ephraim H. (translator)
Lanham MD University Press of America 1991 0819182974 / 9780819182975 Hardcover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Translation of a series of articles detailing the oppression of Jews in Russia during the reign of Tsar Nicholas I (1825-1855), especially the shutting down of well-respected Jewish publishing house in Slavuta. Book Condition : Very Good; no text marks; small white stains to edges of front cover; label adhesive remnant at top right front cover. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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8 Historical Dictionary of Russia Raymond, Boris; Duffy, Paul
U.S.A. Scarecrow Press 1998 0810833573 / 9780810833579 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
"European Historical Dictionaries, No. 26" This work covers many of the crucial events, significant persons, and basic institutions that have shaped Russia over the ages. Includes chronologies of events and of rulers, and a bibliography. - Foreword. Light gray cloth with copper titles on black, 411 pp., unillustrated. Book Condition : Very Good; spine label shows some wear, ex-college library with minimal signs: spine label, bookplate, barcode on back free endpaper and cataloging info on t.p. verso; no internal markings. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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9 Historical Dictionary of Poland Sanford, George
U.S.A. Scarecrow Press 2003 0810847558 / 9780810847552 2nd Edition Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
2003 2nd edition. "European Historical Dictionaries, No. 41" Provides ample information on earlier periods and includes politics, economics, society, culture, and religion. Has chronologies of events and rulers and a bibliography, plus a long list of abbreviations and acronyms from the Communist and post-Communist eras." Red cloth with gilt titles on black, 289 pp., unillustrated. Book Condition : Very Good; ex-college library with minimal signs: spine label, bookplate, barcode on back free endpaper and cataloging info on t.p. verso; no internal markings. 
Price: 16.00 USD
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Krai? vdokhnovenii?a? : k 100-letii?u? Doma tvorchestva khudozhnikov Akademicheskai?a? dacha imeni I.E. Repina. (100th anniversary celebration of the Academicheskaya Dacha), Sidorov, B.M; Irina V. Razdobreeva; et al
10 Krai? vdokhnovenii?a? : k 100-letii?u? Doma tvorchestva khudozhnikov Akademicheskai?a? dacha imeni I.E. Repina. (100th anniversary celebration of the Academicheskaya Dacha) Sidorov, B.M; Irina V. Razdobreeva; et al
Leningrad Khudozhnik RSFSR 1986 Hardcover Very Good Good Book 
Quite rare. An all-Russian book, published in 1986 to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the "Academicheskaya Dacha," which opened in 1884 as a place of summer practice for poor students of the Imperial Academy of Arts. Features artwork from a collection of work produced by dacha artists. Profusely illustrated in lovely color plates, the works of many artists are arranged largely in chronological order. The subjects are stunning landscapes and the Russian countryside, as well as people and families involved in the basic activities of life - work, play, eating, and family gatherings. 232 pp. Book condition: Very good. Book has been well protected in its slipcase, cloth binding very good, pages unmarked. Slipcase: Good, some nicks to the printed paper mounted on the slipcase boards, binding has tears at several corners, but is secure and looks generally good. 
Price: 200.00 USD
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11 Soviet Philosophy : A Study of Theory and Practice Somerville, John
New York NY Philosophical Library 1946 1st Edition Hardcover Good Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Post World War II survey includes sections on Historical and Dialectical Materialism; Socialist Humanism; Soviet Ethics; and more. Book condition : Good; text unmarked; foxing to side text block and end papers; light bumping to spine ends. Dust Jacket Condition : Good; chipping at edges, corners, and spine ends; foxing to rear and inside flaps. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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12 Historical Dictionary of Azerbaijan Swietochowski, Tadeusz; Collins, Brian C.
Lanham MD Scarecrow Press 1999 0810835509 / 9780810835504 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
"Asian/Oceanian Historical Dictionaries, No. 31" Entries on persons, institutions and events, emphasizing recent periods, but looking back to ancient times. The intro offers a broad view; the chronology provides more detail.The bibliography is especially important since few studies appear in English; it is supplemented with works in indigenous Azeri and Russian. Red cloth with gilt titles on black, 144 pp., unillustrated. Book Condition : Very Good; very little use, ex-college library with minimal signs: spine label, bookplate, barcode on back free endpaper and cataloging info on t.p. verso; no internal markings. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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