Anna Karenina in first edition and contemporary binding

TOLSTOY, Lev Nikolaevich

Anna Karenina

TOLSTOY, Lev Nikolaevich, Anna Karenina

Tolstoy's masterpiece in first edition: a complete example of this classic of Russian and world literature in contemporary Russian binding.

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Edition originale en version de luxe, aux planches en plusieurs états

LOTI, Pierre

Pêcheur d'Islande

LOTI, Pierre, Pêcheur d'Islande

Loti's most celebrated novel: a fine example of the first edition, here with a record number of states of the plates, bound in full green morocco retaining the original bright orange publisher's wrappers.

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First edition of Pasternak's first collection of poetry

PASTERNAK, Boris Leonidovich

Bliznets v tuchakh [A Twin in Storm Clouds]

PASTERNAK, Boris Leonidovich, Bliznets v tuchakh

The birth of a Nobel Prize: Pasternak's first collection of poetry, in a superb, fresh example of the very rare first edition.

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U-u-u-u-u-u....: the first publication


Sobache serdtse [Heart of a Dog]

BULGAKOV, Mikhail, Sobache serdtse

First publication in Russian of Bulgakov's suppressed satirical masterpiece, banned in Soviet Union until 20 years later.

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Dostoevsky's most political novel

DOSTOEVSKY, Fedor Mikhailovich

Besy [The Devils, sometimes The Possessed or Demons]

DOSTOEVSKY, Fedor Mikhailovich, Besy

Dostoevsky's most political novel: a very good example of the first edition, in contemporary Russian binding.

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First bananas, curry and sake


Fregat Pallada [The Frigate Pallada]

GONCHAROV, Ivan, Fregat Pallada

One of the best travel accounts by a Russian literary author: Goncharov's travel to Japan, Hong Kong and Africa. An excellent example of the first edition.

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Pandemic in Catherine's Russia

SHAFONSKII, Afanasiy Filimonovich

Opisanie morovoi iazvy… [Description of the Plague…in Moscow from 1770 to 1772]

SHAFONSKII, Afanasiy Filimonovich, Opisanie morovoi iazvy…

A rare case of a Russian 18th-c. book in Mariia Fedorovna's library: the first Russian scientific work on the plague. An exceptional copy of a major work.

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