Tolstoy's life and thoughts: a gathering of scarce pamphlets

TOLSTOY, Lev Nikolaevich, Anna SEIRON [SEURON] and Nadezhda ZHIVAGO (artist)

Nikolai Palkin. Rabotnik Emelian i pustoi baraban. Dorogo Stoit [BOUND WITH:] Shest let v dome grafa Lva Nikolaievicha Tolstogo [AND WITH:] Assiriiskii tsar Assarkhadon. Tri voprosa [Nikolai "The Beater". Emelian the Worker and the Empty Drum. Too Dear! [BOUND WITH:] Six Years at the Household of the Count Tolstoy [BOUND WITH:] The Assyrian King Assarkhadon. Three questions]
£1,500

TOLSTOY, Lev Nikolaevich, Anna SEIRON [SEURON] and Nadezhda ZHIVAGO (artist), Nikolai Palkin. Rabotnik Emelian i pustoi baraban. Dorogo Stoit [BOUND WITH:] Shest let v dome grafa Lva Nikolaievicha Tolstogo [AND WITH:] Assiriiskii tsar Assarkhadon. Tri voprosa

Banned works, illustrated tales, and memoirs of his household: a fine group of works by and about Tolstoy, most in first editions in Russian.

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European cross-cultural publication

FILIPOVSKII, Efrem

Smert Marii Stuart, korolevy Shotlandskoi.. [The Death of Mary Stuart, Queen of Scots […]: historical description illustrated with seven prints engraved after English originals […]]
£4,750

FILIPOVSKII, Efrem, Smert Marii Stuart, korolevy Shotlandskoi..

Complete copy of this bibliographical rarity, a charming book with skilfully engraved plates, and a great witness of cultural exchanges in Europe and Russia in the early 19th century. No copy traced in libraries outside Russia.

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Famous Russian children book

CHERNYI, Sasha (pseud. for Aleksandr Mikhailovich GLIKBERG) and Boris GRIGORIEV (artist)

Detskii ostrov [The Children's Island]
£1,950

CHERNYI, Sasha (pseud. for Aleksandr Mikhailovich GLIKBERG) and Boris GRIGORIEV (artist), Detskii ostrov

Grigoriev's famous children book, in the original publisher's binding; a very good example.

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On the way to the New World

MAIAKOVSKII, Vladimir [MAYAKOVSKY] and David BURLIUK (artist)

Otkrytie Ameriki [Discovery of America]
£1,850

MAIAKOVSKII, Vladimir [MAYAKOVSKY] and David BURLIUK (artist), Otkrytie Ameriki

Rare first edition of Mayakovsky's poem, illustrated by Burliuk, here in a fine, pleasant copy.

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With a fine original watercolour

POUCHKINE, Alexandre and Boris ZWORYKINE (artist) [PUSHKIN and ZVORYKIN]

Boris Godounov
£4,950

POUCHKINE, Alexandre and Boris ZWORYKINE (artist) [PUSHKIN and ZVORYKIN], Boris Godounov

One of the great productions of the Parisian Russian artists - this one from the "tirage de tête" on Japon with a watercolour by Zworykine.

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£5,250

POUCHKINE, Alexandre and Vasily CHOUKHAEFF (artist) [PUSHKIN and SHUKHAEV], Boris Godounov

One of the great artists' books of the Russian Paris school - here in the deluxe version on Japon Impérial: one of 18 copies only.

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In the spectacular publisher's binding

DANTE ALIGHIERI, Gustave DORE (illustrator) and D.D. MINAEV (translator)

Bozhestvennaia Komediia [The Divine Comedy]

DANTE ALIGHIERI, Gustave DORE (illustrator) and D.D. MINAEV (translator), Bozhestvennaia Komediia

Lovely copy, in the impressive original binding, of the first complete translation of Dante in Russia. With Doré's celebrated illustrations.

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Inscribed by the future Nobel Prize

BUNIN, Ivan

Pod otkrytym nebom [bound with:] Stikhi i Rasskazy

[Under the Open Skies [bound with:] Poems and Short stories]

BUNIN, Ivan, Pod otkrytym nebom [bound with:] Stikhi i Rasskazy

A lovely volume with two first editions, including one inscribed by Bunin. Both works are rarely found.

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