Friedrich Nietzsche.Thus Spake Zarathustra: a Book for All and None

"Thus Spake Zarathustra: a Book for All and None" is a philosophical novel by German philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche, composed in four parts written between 1883 and 1885 and published between 1883 and 1885. Much of the work deals with ideas such as .. read more >

$1 200.00

Tolmacheva M. Ovechij ostrov. Sheep Island. Story for children. Сover and drawings by A. Fonvizen

Small format brochure with a short story for children.Russian literature.. read more >


The beginning and eternity of life.The first original edition in the USSR!

Academic Vladimir Ivanovich Vernadsky was a passionate publicist, educator and enlightener, humanist and indefatigable fighter for the freedom of scientific thought, the democratization of science and culture, and the spiritual growth of society. The.. read more >


The Miracles of Antichrist.The first original edition in the Russian Empire

The action of the novel by Selma Lagerlöf "Miracles of the Antichrist" takes place at the end of the 19th century in Sicily. The book condemns socialism as an anti-Christian ideology that rejects faith in God and encourages people to create a "paradi.. read more >


Fahrenheit 451. The first original edition in the USSR

Fahrenheit 451 is a dystopian novel by American writer Ray Bradbury, first published in 1953. Often regarded as one of his best works, the novel presents a future American society where books are outlawed and "firemen" burn any that are found. The bo.. read more >


H. Rider Haggard. King Solomon's Mines

A popular novel by an English Victorian adventure writer and fabulist  H. Rider Haggard. It tells about a search of an unexplored region of Africa by a group of adventurers led by Allan Quatermain for the missing brother of one of the party. It .. read more >


Hamlet.The Tragical History of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark.

"Hamlet" is a tragedy written by William Shakespeare sometime between 1599 and 1601. It is Shakespeare's longest play with 30,557 words. Set in Denmark, the play depicts Prince Hamlet and his revenge against his uncle, Claudius, who has murdered Haml.. read more >


Tolkien, J. R. R. The Hobbit, or There and Back. Fairy tale

First published in 1937, J. R. R. Tolkien’s classic Lord of the Rings prequel The Hobbit, or There and Back Again, has been translated into more than 40 languages.This 1976 Soviet edition features illustrations by M. Belomlinskij, depicting Bilbo, Ge.. read more >


Mr. Britling and the War. A Novel. Authorized translation from English by Mikhail Likiardopulo

A luxuriously designed large format edition containing portraits of the leaders at the dep. sheets (including a color portrait of Lenin by S. Chekhonin), illustrations on the section, sheets and in the text, numerous photos of the types of proletaria.. read more >


Mikhail Bulgakov. Theatrical Novel

Theatrical Novel (also A Dead Man's Memoir) is an unfinished novel by Mikhail Bulgakov. Written in first-person, on behalf of a writer Sergei Maksudov, the novel tells of the drama behind-the-scenes of a theatre production and the writers' world.Bulg.. read more >


Marshak S. Mister Twister

One of the most famous works of the poet and translator Samuel Marshak. Drawings and cover of the famous artist V. Lebedev.The story told to Marshak by academician Dmitry Mushketov was the impetus for the creation of the poem — about how one of the A.. read more >


Lewis, K. S. Letters of Balamut (The Screwtape Letters)

In the publishing cover. In great condition. The first edition in Russian.Literature.. read more >


Jules Romain. Cromdair is old. Series News of Foreign Literature

Lifetime poetic translation of a great Russian poet, Osip Emilyevich Mandelstam. A rare book in publishing covers, in good condition.Literature, Russian translations.. read more >


J. R. R. Tolkien. Khraniteli. Letopis’ pervaia iz epopei "Vlastelin kolets" [The first part of the trilogy of J.R. R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings]

Title and initials printed in blue and black; a very good copy in the original decorated cloth, slightly smudged (in the inking process?).First edition in Russian of The Fellowship of the Ring; the other two parts of the complete novel were not publi.. read more >


Hemingway E. Death in the afternoon. Translation of the First Translation Team

Lifetime edition. The first translation into Russian of one of the most important works of Hemingway. The collection includes four books: In Our Time, Men Without Women, Death After Noon, Winner Does not Receive Anything.Good condition, worn bindind.. read more >


England. Collection of new works. Series: Library of the "Red Niva"

The first translation of Joyce into Russian language. This edition consists of stories by English writers and includes translation of " Counterparts", a story from “Dubliners”. Library steps, one page lost (from last story). All pages with Joyce are .. read more >

$1 000.00

Beecher Stowe Harriet. Uncle Tom's Hut

The history of this publication is very interesting. The novel, which depicts the horrors of slavery in America, had already gained popularity almost all over the world by that time, but was not yet known in Russia. Nekrasov understood what significa.. read more >

$1 500.00

Bazhov Pavel. Tales of the Germans. Cover and drawings of the artist Tauber V. Sverdlovsk Sverdggiz 1943. 55 sec.

Pavell Petrovich Bazhov (1879 - Moscow) — a Russian and Soviet writer, folklorist, journalist. He gained fame as the author of the Ural tales. The most famous was his collection "Malachite Box". The artist — Tauber Victor Isaevich — a  graphic d.. read more >