2.ANET, Claude.While the Earth Shook.New York: Bard and Company, 1927.
First American Edition. Uncommon novel of the Russian Revolution and Bolsheviks based on the author's experiences as a correspondent. Very Good in nearly Very Good dustjacket, nicking and rubbing to spine ends, nickel sized chip at top front panel, three inch closed tear at upper spine area, several small clear tape mends at verso.Item #32908
3.BRENNER, Vladimir.Russia in the Name of God.New York: D. Appleton and Co., 1932.
First Edition. "Powerful and absorbing novel dealing with a comparatively unknown phase of the Russian revolution - the martyrdom of the Russian Church under Soviet rule. Its story follows the swift and brilliant rise of Anastasius, a young law student, who, fired by a zealous ambition to reform the church, presents himself at the Holy Synod and boldly declares, 'Your Eminence, I must be made a Bishop!'" Near Fine in Very Good plus mildly soiled dustjacket.Item #22172
4.BRINTON, Davis.Trusia, A Princess of Krovitch.Philadelphia: George W. Jacobs and Co, (1906).
Second Printing. Walter H. Everett dustjacket art and illustrations. Contemporary novel of Russian (also New York) intrigue and adventure, including an escaping Russian princess, Cossacks, bankers, soldiers, and romance. Uncommon. Near Fine in Very Good dustjacket, some shallow loss at spine ends and flap corners.Item #29111
5.BROWNE, Lewis.Oh, Say, Can you See!New York: MacMillan Co., 1937.
First Edition stated. Humorous novel of a Soviet Russian who visits America. "Ivan Krassnaumov, a young Soviet scientist, arrives to do research at a marine biological station in California. He becomes involved with Carole, the wife of a polo-playing millionaire, and with Gus, the taxi-driver whose girl is in trouble. He runs foul of Red-baiters, is lionized by parlor-Pinks, exploited by a fund-grubbing scientist, and bewildered by everybody." Near Fine in Very Good dustjacket with few shallow chips.Item #22847
7.CHMELOV, Ivan.The Story of a Love.New York: E. P. Dutton and Co., (1931).
First Edition stated. Bobri dustjacket art. Russian novel. "Story of a youth's first lessons in the school of love. His armour with the little peasant girl, Pasha, awakens him to the stubborn facts of life, and leaves him mature". Scarce. Near Fine, ownership signature markered out at front endpaper, edges with some wear and nicks, small abrasion at mid spine.Item #23619
9.DILLON, E. J.Leaves From Life.London: J. M. Dent and Sons Ltd., (1932).
First Edition stated. Uncommon collection of narratives including accounts of mystery and crime missed by Hubin by this former professor of comparative philology at the University of Kharkoff and editor of Odesskia Novosti. The author states in his preface: "The stories and essays in this volume are not the fruits of imagination, but straightforward narratives of episodes that came under my observation in St. Petersburg, Vienna, Budapest, Bucharest, Paris, etc. where I represented the Daily Telegraph." Includes such titles as The Dead Hand, The Artless Monk, Among the Gipsies in Transylvania, The Most Mysterious Robbery on Record, Strychnine or Angina Pectoris?, The Story of a Diamond Necklace, etc. Near Fine in Very Good dustjacket, shallow chips at spine ends.Item #22686
10.DIMONDSTEIN, Boris [DIMONOSTEIN].The Call Within.new York: Bee Dee Publishing Co., Inc, 1929.
Second Edition. Edited by Lew Earl Winburg. "A novel of the first Russian revolution which contained the seeds of the later upheaval. Incidentally it is the story of the Jew persecuted by so-called charitable people. Rasputin, the Czarina, and the people of the streets and fields are thrown into a book which has a hint of autobiography. There are rush and confusion in this book. A man stops in his love-making to talk vegetarianism, characters turn suddenly, and with out reason, to this and that. It is as if the writer's mind was crammed with pictures and the time for their release was short." Near Fine in attractive Very Good dustjacket.Item #29752
11.EGGEBRECHT, Axel.Pilgrim to the Abyss.New York: Alfred H. King. 1930.
First Edition. Wenck dustjacket art. Romance novel of a Russian princess who survives the Russian Revolution and must live under more modest means. Near Fine, contemporary inscription, in Very Good dustjacket, few small spine end chips, general shelf wear, few inch closed tear at top rear panel.Item #14520
13.GATES, H. L.The Red Dancer of Moscow.New York: Grosset and Dunlap, (1928).
Reprint Edition. V. Kubinyi dustjacket art. "Powerful love story told against the Russian background without the morbid brooding of the familiar narrative of Terror." Basis for the Fox feature film starring Charles Farrell and Dolores Del Rio. Fabulous dustjacket art. Near Fine in Very Good plus dustjacket.Item #22449
14.GIBBS, Philip.Little Novels of Nowadays.New York: George H. Doran Co., (1924).
Presumed Early Printing, no colophon at copyright page. Stories based on the author's reporting as a newspaper correspondent. "He has lived with the peasants starving patiently in Russia and listened to their awestruck whisperings of the Little Father who, they are convinced, wanders among them; he has known the horror of the massacre of Smyrna when women and children were bayoneted by the Turks and tossed on the flaming pyre of their homes". Near Fine in Very Good dustjacket.Item #26797
15.GIDDY, Horton.Interval Ashore.New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1936.
First Edition. "Here is the Russia of the last days of the Whites' struggle with the victorious Reds, when the city of Odessa was being evacuated by Denikin's demoralized army and a young British naval officer, Paul Rendle, was sent ashore to collect refugees". Almost Near Fine in Very Good dustjacket.Item #27390
16.GIELGUD, L. E. [Lewis Evelyn].Red Soil.Garden City, New York: Doubleday, Page and Co., 1926.
First Edition stated. Russian set novel. "A count and his beautiful daughter place themselves under the protection of the futile old Colonel. The regiment mutinies and goes over to the Bolshevik cause. The officers, the count, and his daughter are made prisoners. The story of these prisoners, with nothing but the wits of a pretty girl between them and torture, throbs with danger and daring." Geilgud became an officer in the 6th Battalion, The King's Shropshire Light Infantry, but left active service after being wounded in 1915. He spent the rest of the war with the War Office (1916–17) and the British Military Mission in Paris (1917–19). Near Fine in Very Good dustjacket, some loss at spine ends.Item #27324
17.GILBREATH, Olive.If Today Have No Tomorrow.New York: E. P. Dutton and Co., (1926).
Second Printing. R. dustjacket art. Russian Revolution set novel. Fabulous dustjacket artwork in black and white. Near Fine, ownership signature markered out at front endpaper, in Very Good dustjacket, shallow chipping along lower edge.Item #23647
18.GORA, Dirk.Russian Dance of Death.Claremont, California: The Key Books Publishers, Inc., 1930.
First Edition. Obscure novel in the form of a diary concerning the tribulations of Dutch immigrants to Russia and the Ukraine during the Russian Revolution. Laid into the book is a mimeograph from the publisher reprinting praise for the book from Willa Cather, to whom the author had sent the manuscript. Very Good, front free endpaper with tear and paperclip shadow, in Very Good dustjacket, few small spine end chips.Item #12883
Later Printing. Scarce volume. Translated from the Russian by Herman Bernstein. Early work by prolific Russian and Soviet writer and founder of the Socialist realism literary method. Very Good with front inner hinge cracked with webbing torn at lower two inches of hinge, ink ownership inscription to front free endpaper and cloth somewhat soiled, in near Very Good dustjacket, but for large crease with tears across length of front panel, mended with tape to verso, few small chips to spine and flap edges.Item #24510
20.GRAHAM, Stephen.The Lay Confessor.New York: Alfred A. Knopf, (1929).
First Edition. Novel of Russia, during and after the revolution, of a confessor who is not affiliated with the church. Very Good but for spine label chipped away, in Good dustjacket, split along front spine edge, chipped at top spine end.Item #34846
21.GRIER, Sydney C. [Hilda Caroline Gregg].A Brother of Girls, Some Experiences of Major William Barnes.Edinburgh: William Blackwood and Sons, 1925.
First Edition. C. S. dustjacket art. The last work of this popular novelist chronicling Britain's far flung empire. Hubin listed mystery concerning a British agent and ladies' man (of the 19th Century) who attempts espionage against the Russians. Near Fine, contemporary gift inscription at front endpaper, in Very Good dustjacket, some shallow chips at top spine end, some clear tape pieces at verso.Item #29633
22.GUBSKY, Nikolai.Bitter Bread.New York: Henry Holt and Co., (1934).
First Edition. Sargent dustjacket art. Sensitive novel of a young Russian couple trying to assimilate in northern England. Near Fine, contemporary inscription at front endpaper, in Very Good dustjacket, shallow chipping at spine ends and few edges.Item #23572
24.HASKELL, Helen Eggleston.Katrinka. The Story of a Russian Child.New York: E. P. Dutton and Co., (1915).
First Edition. Novel of a Russian child that loved to dance and who makes her way from a small village to the Imperial Ballet. Near Fine in Very Good dustjacket, with half-dollar sized chip to mid-spine where perhaps a price was excised by a former owner.Item #10266
25.HILTON, James.Without Armor.New York: William Morrow and Co., 1934.
Second Printing. H. S. Woerner dustjacket art. Novel of the Russian revolution and basis for the Alexander Korda production of Marlene Dietrich and Robert Donat. Near Fine in nearly Very Good dustjacket, some loss to upper spine end and area, small chips at flap edges.Item #29015