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  1. 131768
    Dead Souls, where the characters..."> First edition, first impression, of Bulgakov's first book and the only one printed in the Soviet Union in his lifetime. As well as "Devildom", the stories include "The Fatal Eggs", "13. The house of Elpit Pabkomunna", "Chinese story" and "Chichikov's adventures" (a satire on Gogol's Dead Souls, where the characters... Learn More
    £4,500

    Stock Code: 131768

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  2. 130878
    First edition with the unexpurgated original text, the second overall following a substantially censored first edition in 1915. Before the 1917 revolution Vladimir Mayakovsky (1893-1930) had been a "regular scandal-maker" (his own words) of the Futurist school, but by 1918 his revolutionary voice found endorsement in this... Learn More
    £5,000

    Stock Code: 130878

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  3. 87959
    First Russian-language edition of Malthus's Essay on the Principle of Population, first published in English in 1798, one of the most important and influential works in the history of economic thought. The translation was made by P. A. Bibikov, a historian, philosopher, and literary critic, who had already translated Smith's... Learn More
    £7,500

    Stock Code: 87959

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  4. 120929
    Extended edition of Plekhanov's 1882 Russian translation of the Communist Manifesto, published as part of the Library of Modern Socialism series, a product of the first Russian-language Marxist political organization, the Emancipation of Labor Group, established by Plekhanov and his fellow émigrés in Geneva in 1883. "With... Learn More
    £3,500

    Stock Code: 120929

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  5. Doctor Zhivago.
    First Feltrinelli edition in Russian (the third overall), first printing, issued in the very attractive and distinctive dust jacket designed by Ampelio Tettamanti (1914-1961), matching that of the first edition, published in Italian by Feltrinelli in 1957. Doctor Zhivago was deemed unfit for publication within the Soviet... Learn More
    £1,750

    Stock Code: 100427

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  6. An universal European Dictionary of Merchandise,
    First edition of a multi-lingual dictionary for merchants, the first part giving English words with their European translations, followed by a series of eleven dictionaries of European languages, together with Russian and Latin, and their English translations, compiled by the young German encyclopaedist, lexicographer and... Learn More
    £1,250

    Stock Code: 88447

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