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Ideal from smuggling into the USSR

PASTERNAK, Boris

Doktor Zhivago v vyderzhkakh i poiasneniiakh, opublikovannykh v ezhenedelnike Posev №№ 46, 47, 48 i 49 za 1958 g [Doctor Zhivago in Excerpts and Explanations]

PASTERNAK, Boris, Doktor Zhivago v vyderzhkakh i poiasneniiakh, opublikovannykh v ezhenedelnike Posev №№ 46, 47, 48 i 49 za 1958 g

A scarce, very early pamphlet with important excerpts from Pasternak's celebrated novel - banned in the USSR and published here with help of the CIA.

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The unpublishable finally published

TSVETAEVA, Marina Ivanovna

Lebedinyi stan [A Swans' Wedge. Poems from 1917-1921]

TSVETAEVA, Marina Ivanovna, Lebedinyi stan

First edition of this important cycle about the Revolution and the Civil War, impossible to publish in the USSR and even abroad for several decades. A very good copy.

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A most famous edition, with literary provenance

PASTERNAK, Boris

Doktor Zhivago

PASTERNAK, Boris, Doktor Zhivago

A very good example of this important edition of the Nobel Prize laureate, with literary provenance.

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At the heart of the Cold War

GRINEV, P

Kak umiraiut v S.S.S.R [How They Die in the USSR. Issue 1 [and only]]

GRINEV, P, Kak umiraiut v S.S.S.R

Fine example of this rare NY-printed pamphlet against the Soviet Union and Stalin in particular.

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With the striking wrappers

ORZHIKH, Boris

Albom Bortsov za Svobodu [Album of Freedom Fighters, Pt.1 [all published]]

ORZHIKH, Boris, Albom Bortsov za Svobodu

Impressive publication of a politically active Russian émigré to Japan. Richly illustrated, here with the original publisher's printed wrappers.

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"International city": Russian caricatures in Japanese China

RUF [pseud. for Ruf Sozonovich ANANIN] (artist)

Kharbin v krivom zerkale [Harbin in a crooked mirror]

RUF [pseud. for Ruf Sozonovich ANANIN] (artist), Kharbin v krivom zerkale

Witty depictions of the Russian diaspora in Harbin under Japanese occupation. A complete set of these fine postcards, within the printed wrappers: very rare so.

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With the dust-jacket

BULGAKOV, Mikhail

Belaia Gvardiia [The White Guard]

BULGAKOV, Mikhail, Belaia Gvardiia

An attractive example, with the rare original dustjacket, of the second complete 'tamizdat' edition of the Bulgakov's first novel.

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In South America after Paris

SVITKOV, Nikolai [pseud. for Nikolai STEPANOV]

Masonstvo v Russkoi Emigratsii [Freemasonry in Russian emigration].

SVITKOV, Nikolai [pseud. for Nikolai STEPANOV], Masonstvo v Russkoi Emigratsii

Uncommon second edition of Svitkov's main work on Russian Masonry, published in Brazil.

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From Tolstoy to Lenin, Gorky and Chaliapin - in Japan

SKITALETS [pseud. of Stepan Gavrilovich PETROV].

O znamenitykh russkikh liudiakh [On Famous Russian People]

SKITALETS [pseud. of Stepan Gavrilovich PETROV].

, O znamenitykh russkikh liudiakh

Very rare Russian book published in Japan, presenting short sketches of important Russian contemporaries, such as Tolstoy, Lenin, Gorky and Pleakhanov.

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A 10-year poetical work

BLOK, Aleksandr Aleksandrovich

Vozmezdie [Retribution]

BLOK, Aleksandr Aleksandrovich, Vozmezdie

First edition of this epic by the great Russian poet, the result of more than 10 years of work. With long introduction and bibliography.

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Fantastic association copy in striking binding

ESENIN, Sergei, with Boris PASTERNAK, Andrei BELII et al

Iav. Stikhi [Reality. Poems]

ESENIN, Sergei, with Boris PASTERNAK, Andrei BELII et al, Iav. Stikhi

Exceptional association copy of these scandalous Russian imaginist poems, extensively inscribed by three co-authors – including Esenin - to a fourth one, Alexander Olenin. With Aristarkh Lentulov's striking cover bound in a very unusual cloth-and-wicker binding of the time. One of the best, if not the best example of this famous book of Russian poetry.

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