1988. Large Quarto; VG/VG-; Black spine with pink text; Dust jacket has slightly sunned exterior edges & spine with moderate rubbing on rear but otherwise clean and undamaged; Cloth has very slight shelf wear with clean, strong and intact panels; Text block shows light wear on exterior edge with unmarked pages and tight binding; pp 199. Russian text.
Russia & Eastern Europe
Washington, DC: Union of Councils for Soviet Jews, December 1999. US Printing. Qto. VG+/ - no DJ. slim white glossy wraps spine with dark navy title, and small white uppercase publisher on navy band. partially illustrated softcover, smooth no impressions but front cover thumbed lightly. white text block no writing, some b/w maps and images. outer edges clear. slim softcover of 204 pp.
New York: Continuum, 1981. Reprint. Reprint; Octavo; VG/VG-; Spine is red with black text, sunned; DJ has general shelf wear, rubbing, some open and closed tears along edges, age-toning to recto and verso, design is clear; Boards have edge wear, light rubbing to corners, joints and hinges are strong; Text block has general signs of handling, light age-toning, content is clear, binding is strong; pp 324; Additional cost may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions.
Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 1989. Reprint. Reprint; Octavo; VG-/no-DJ (paperback); Spine is grey with pink text; Boards have edge wear, light bumping to corners, joints and hinges are strong; Text block has general signs of handling, light age-toning, content is clear, binding is strong; pp 244; Additional cost may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions.
Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1972. First Edition. Octavo; VG+/VG; grey spine, red and black text; dust jacket has sunbleaching to the spine and edges of the front and rear cover, general shelfwear; boards strong, clean, text block age toned, minor spotting on fore edge of textblock exterior; 420pp.
Uzbekistan: Tashkent, 1986. First edition. Quarto. VG with VG dust jacket. Brown spine with white lettering. Dust jacket panels clean, covers clean. Binding strong. Text block edges clean. Text of pages clean and unmarked. Small pricing discoloration to top corner of half-title page where item was previously priced. 247pp. Text in English, Russian and Uzbek. Shelved in Russian/Slavic art subsection.
New York: International Publishers, 1932. Octavo; VG-/no-DJ; Black fabric spine with green text. Boards have wear, rubbing on edges, tape repair on edges by previous owner, apart from that, binding strong; Textblock has wear on edges, front end paper has previous owner's initials, rear list of books ad has light pencil marks, otherwise, free of underlining/highlighting; pp 250.
Moscow: Glav. uprav. geodezii i kartografii pri Sovete Ministrov SSSR, 1959. Three volume ephemera edition. Three volumes, quarto, each volume a staple-bound individual gathering. Each volume good with no dust jacket. Notable age-toning to wrappers. For each volume, owner markings in Russian to top corner of front wrapper. Color prints of each volume generally clean and free of markings, though each volume exhibits some age-toning. Volume 1 to 16pp, volume 2 to 12pp, volume 3 to 21pp. Text of the maps for each volume in Russian. Shelved in ephemera box F.
London: C. W. Beaumont, 1930. First Edition. Octavo, 140 pages, G+/no DJ; black cloth boards, gold lettering and illustration: boards age-toned dark brown, mild overall wear, boards cocked, starting hinge to boards (backing visible), binding sturdy; chipping to head and tail, bumping to corners; faded marbled top, deckled fore- and bottom-edges, age-toning/wear to text-block; mild age-toning to interior, text occasionally faded yet clear and legible, some illustrations affected yet clear; ex-libris bookplate to front paste-down; shelved Case 10.
First Edition. 8vo, paged 41-66, , 3 leaves of plates; VG; blue cover with black print, slight crease to lower left corner of back cover; ink inscription "Paul Bedoukian" and his address at bottom of first page; clean interior; "Reprinted from The American Numismatic Society Museum Notes 14 (1968)."
Cairo, Egypt: Printed at Imperial Press, 1947. First Edition. 8vo., 183pp.; VG; in brown wraps, black lettering on spine, mild shelfwear; stapled binding; last page partialy torn along gutter due to the nature of binding; INSCRIBED on ffep by Beglar to Arthur E. Callahan, First Secretary (title) to the U.S. Iraqi Ambassador, dated 27.10.47 in Cairo; Beglar was the Secretary for the American Committee for the Independence of Armenia; incredibly scarce in any condition, let alone as a signed presentation copy; shelved case 2.
New Jersey: Princeton University Press, 1961. Octavo; VG-/VG-; Light tan spine with purple text. DJ has wear, foxing on spine, rubbing to edges, tiny tears along spine and corner ends, discoloration on front; Boards have minor foxing, apart from that, binding strong, corners sharp, crisp, bright gilded text on spine; Textblock has foxing on edges, previous owner's name in ink on front paste down, underlining in ink and pencil with marginal notes, however, still readable, free of highlighting; pp 656.
London: Robert Theobald, 1855. 12mo; Fair+/no-DJ; Dark brown spine with gold text set on a red circle; Boards have cocked spine with slightly rubbrd & scratched exterior with moderate wear at edges, front & rear panels are taped down at hinges on interior pastedowns; Text block has darkened due to age with light foxing toward first & last few pages, previous owner's name on ffep, front end paper cracking from title page at hinge; All conditions are noted and are 'as is'; pp 351.
Tbilisi: Khelovneba Publishers, 1990. Small Quarto; VG/VG-; Black spine with white text; Dust jacket is covered with mylar and are slightly rubbed as well as showing light wear along edges; Boards have very slight shelf wear with strong, clean and intact panels; Text block has slight ivory toning with light shadow toning on first & last few pages, otherwise unmarked pages and tight binding; pp 265.
Amsterdam: Jean-Louis De Lorme, 1699. First French Edition. 12mo., , 249 pages; newly bound in 1/4 brown leather, brown cloth boards, paneled spine with green label and gilt lettering; title page has two stamps for a Cabinet De Lecture, or reading room; title page also has a pen scribble line underneath the word 'voyage,' not impacting any text; two sheets of contemporary blue paper bound in, presumably publisher's wraps; lacking engraved frontispiece; large folding map present, in excellent condition; consignment; shelved case 10.
California: Hoover Institution Press, 1972. Reprint. Inscribed by Milorad M. Drachkovitch; Volume one Only; Reprint; Octavo; VG/VG-; Spine is thick and white with light blue text; DJ has general shelf wear, general superficial marks and scratches, some rubbing to corners and edges, some very light creasing along edges, age-toning, design is clear; Boards have general shelf wear, marks and scratches, light bumping to corners and head/tail of spine, joints are strong, front hinge is cracked; Text block has general signs of handling, content is clear; pp 683; Additional shipping cost may be necessary due to size/ weight restrictions.
Cambridge, New York, and Melbourne: Cambridge University Press, 1994. First edition. Octavo. Very good in VG- dust jacket. Very minor shelf-wear to dust jacket panels. Covers clean, binding strong. Foxing to top text block edge. Other text block edges clean. Text of pages clean and free of markings. 167pp.
Staunton, VA: The McClure Company, 1925. First edition; signed. Small quarto in burgundy hardcovers with gold letters and gilt; VG; moderate shelf wear and soiling; paper age-toned; text clean in large print; pp. 230; signature and dedication on ffep; previous owner's signature inside front cover; centerfold photographs and frontispiece; shelved in Case # 9.
London: Elibron Classics, 2004. Octavo; VG-/no-DJ paperback; Green spine with white text; Covers clean, creasing on front and back covers, some edgewear, wrinkling on the spine; Text block has written in brackets throughout made in pencil, some staining on the head and tail of text block, but otherwise clean, 411 pp.
London: George Allen & Unwin, 1949. Octavo; First published in 1931, Second impression 1949; VG/no DJ; Hardcover without DJ; Spine blue with gold print; Boards in blue cloth with gold print, mild bumps to corners, small tear at spine cap, mild wear to spine tail; Textblock has grey top edge, age-toning to pages; 331 pages, frontispiece.
New York: Henry Holt and Company, 2013. Reprint. Reprint; Octavo; VG/VG; Spine is white and red with red, blue, and gold text; DJ has edge wear and creasing, some scratches and scuffs to front and back, design is clear; Boards have some edge wear, joints and hinges are strong; Text block has light age-toning, pages are deckled, signed on title page, content is clear, binding is strong; pp 505; Additional shipping cost may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions.
New York: The Macmillan Company, 1935. first published May, 1935. Octavo; G-/no-DJ; Grey spine with black text; 2 volumes; Cloths have moderately soiled and rubbed exteriors with some fraying on tail front edge of v. 1 as well as lightly bumped corners and sunned spines of both, otherwise panels are sturdy and intact; Text blocks have slightly age toned exteriors with some foxing on first and last few pages, light pencil throughout both volumes, v. 1 has cut out maps adhered to pastedown & ffep and ink writing on ffep, and both volumes have slight cracking along rear hinges between end papers; pp 1067. Additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
Leningrad: Newspaper, Magazine and Book Publisher, 1953. First Edition Thus. Octavo: 254pp; cloth spine and paper covered boards with blind-stamp design and gilt titles; no dust-jacket; moderate wear and soiling; bottom board slightly creased; previous owner inscription front end-paper; contents age-toned; generally very good; illustrated throughout. Spine: Black cloth with gilt title in Russian. [Report A.S. CON: Bedini].
Illinois: Northern Illinois University Press, 1984. Reprint. Reprint; Octavo; VG/VG-; Spine is purple with black text; DJ has general shelf wear, faint age-toning, some small open and closed tears, design is clear; Boards have edge wear, light bumping to corners, joints and hinges are strong; Text block has general signs of handling, light age-toning, content is clear, binding is strong; pp 348; Additional cost may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions.
Moscow, Soviet Union: Progress Publishers, 1960. First Edition. Octavo; VG/VG; White spine with black titles; DJ clean with slight abrasions to back cover; small tear at bottom corner of front cover; Some soiling of white spine; DJ protected in Brodart cover; Good tan cloth covered boards with slight soiling of spine and bottom edges; Text block is tight and clean with browning of page edges otherwise very good; 560 pp.
Hounslow, London, UK: Ebeling, 1976. First UK Edition. Folio, 136 pages, VG-/VG-; DJ, off-white (age-toned) spine, black and red lettering: rubbing/creasing to edges of covers, mild material loss to corners, slight water damage to head, covers protected by mylar; red cloth boards, bright gold lettering to spine and front board: rubbing/mild fraying with slight material loss to bottom edges of boards; spine cracked to middle of volume (baking slightly visible), casing somewhat loose, front board somewhat shaken, binding sturdy; mild age-toning to text-block; very light age-toning to margins of interior; numerous black-and-white and full-color graphics/plates to interior; frontispiece; shelved Front Table.
KTAV Publishing House, Inc. 1975. reprint. Octavo; VG-/no-DJ; Red spine with gilt text; Two bound books of 3 volumes; Cloths have minimal shelf wear such as minor rubbing along edges, v.3 has white line to midway along front spine edge, light infrequent smudges on exterior and lightly sunned spines with otherwise clean and intact panels; Text blocks show minor wear on exterior edges due to handling with cracking at rear hinge between pastedown and end paper of v. 3, also creased ffep of v.1-2, otherwise tight binding and unmarked pages; pp 929.
Connecticut: New York Graphic Society, 1960. First Edition. Folio; VG/VG; slip cover spine brown w/ no text, moderate wear & fraying; dust jacket spine black w/red & yellow txt; some wear, slight fraying; boards firm and clean; binding strong; pages have some wear, aging and chipping towards the end, prev owner sticker on free front pg., otherwise in very good cond. 170pp oversize/overweight: may require additional postage for expedited/international orders. Russian Political History.
Harrisburg, PA: Military Service Publishing Co. 1939. (First). 8vo in cloth. VG+/G. Binding strong, interior clean w/minor edgewear on boards, soiled top & fore- textblock edges; light chemical staining on endpapers. Dj chipped 1/4" deep across head of spine, appr. 3/4" deep at tail of spine; top corners & fore-edge tails chipped; spine-edges heavily rubbed. Other wear, esp. at top dj edges; dj stained. Dj spine is pictorial in grey or dark brown, & white, w/white title text. 302pp. [Shelved in Locked cases above art books, toward leather books].