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Rare Russian Language Books Rare & Antiquarian Books

If you love Russian literature, you should definitely look the rare Russian language books in the Biblio Rare Book Room. Many of the rare Russian languages books featured below in the Biblio Rare Book Room have interesting illustrations and unique maps of Russian territories. From first edition Russian novels printed in Russian to obscure rare Russian art books, there are plenty of rare Russian language books to choose from in the Biblio Rare Book Room.



Crime and Punishment; a Russian realistic novel by DOSTOEVSKY, Fyodor

New York: Thomas Y. Crowell, 1886. A fresh, bright copy with skilful restoration at ends of spine, internally clean and fresh. 8vo. 456 pages. Portrait frontispiece of the author; one-page publisher's advertisement at end, with this work listed firs...

From Riverrun Books & Manuscripts

$18,000.00


40 Норд — 50 Вест [40 Nord – 50 West] by Rudyard Kipling

Kipling R. 40 Nord – 50 West / Rudyard Kipling, rhymes translated by S. Marshak, illustrations by D. Shterenberg. — Moscow; Leningrad: OGIZ Molodaia Gvardiia, 1931. . — 22 p.: ill. — 22,7×19,5 cm. — Print run 10000 copies. Киплинг Р. 40...

From ParusBook

$3,500.00


Kipling R. Otkuda u kita takaiia glotka [How the Whale got his Throat] by Rudyard Kipling

Kipling R. Otkuda u kita takaiia glotka [How the Whale got his Throat] / Rudyard Kipling, Russian translation by K. Chukovsky, rhymes translated by S. Marshak, illustrations by E. Krimmer. — Moscow; Leningrad: Gosudarstvennoe izdatelstvo, printed by Pec...

From ParusBook

$2,500.00


Otchego u verblyuda gorb [How the Camel Got His Hump] by Rudyard Kipling

Kipling R. Otchego u verblyuda gorb [How the Camel Got His Hump] / Rudyard Kipling, Russian translation by K. Chukovsky, rhymes translated by S. Marshak, illustrations by A. Borisov. — Moscow; Leningrad: Gosudarstvennoe izdatelstvo, printed by Pechatniy...

From ParusBook

$2,500.00


Otkuda u nosoroga shkura? : Skazka [How the Rhinoceros Got His Skin] by Rudyard Kipling

Kipling R. Otkuda u nosoroga shkura? : Skazka [How the Rhinoceros Got His Skin] / Rudyard Kipling, Russian translation by K. Chukovsky, illustrations by E. Evenbakh. — Moscow; Leningrad: Gosudarstvennoe izdatelstvo, printed by Pechatniy dvor, 1927. — ...

From ParusBook

$2,500.00


Uncle Tom's Cabin (Russian) by Stowe, Harriet Beecher

Berlin, 1890. Hardcover. Good/No Jacket. This is a Russian edition of an American Classic. Text entirely in Russian. Hardcover with rubbing on covers and edge wear. Inside front hinge cracked and pages are toned. Ffep is loose. 10x7.5 with 190 pp. Brown...

From Kazoo Books LLC

$2,499.95


Sergeiu Eseninu: Zakkniga [To Sergei Esenin: Beyond the Book] by Maiakovskii, V. (Mayakovsky)

16pp. Printed paper-covered boards with constructivist design + 2 photomontages by Rodchenko. 5 1/8" x 6 15/16." Some ink markings inside covers and pencil scribbles in text. Rare. Good+ Sergei Esenin (1895-1925) killed himself in a hotel room in Leningra...

From Glocal Matters

$2,250.00


Osenni Son P'esa v Chetyrekh Kartinakh ( The Autumn Dream/ a Play in Four acts) by Guro, Elena Genrikhovna

St. Petersburg, 1912. Thin 8vo, decorated wrappers. Slightly soiled, small chip to spine; internal split between pages 16 and 17. First edition of Elena Guro's second book in an edition of 500 copies. Two black and white portraits and three color reli...

From marilyn braiterman rare books

$1,850.00


[ Title in Russian:] OSHIBKA SMERTI [Death's Mistake] by Khlebnikov, Velemir

Moscow: Liren,, 1917. 16pp. Octavo. Printed drab wrappers. Wrappers a bit dust-smudged with a few very faint splashmarks, small ink inscription in corner of first leaf, wrappers slightly rubbed and used at edges, but a near very good copy. First edition ...

From William Reese Company - Literature ABAA-ILAB

$1,750.00


EVREISKAIA ENTSIKLOPEDIA (RUSSIAN JEWISH ENCYCLOPEDIA) 16 VOLUMES (COMPLETE) by JEWISH ENCYCLOPEDIA - RUSSIAN

St. Petersburg: Brockhaus- Efron, 1906. 1908-1913. Edited by Yehuda Katzenelson and Baron D.G. Günzburg. Head and tails with expert repairs. Some yellowing and occasional foxing. A very good set fof the first edition of this important Russian Jewish Enc...

From M.Pollak Antiquariat - Est.1899

$1,700.00


OGNI SVJATOGO DOMINIKA (THE FIRES OF ST. DOMINIC) by ZAMJATIN, EVGENIJ (ZAMIATIN, EUGENE) (ZAMYATIN, YEVGENY)

BERLIN: SLOVO PUBLISHING HOUSE. VERY GOOD IN PRINTED WRAPS. PUB 1922. FIRST EDITION. PAPERBACK. THIS RUSSIAN LANGUAGE PUBLICATION IS IN CYRILIC ALEX SHANE'S "THE LIFE AND WORKS OF EVGENIJ ZAMJATIN" PG 234 #15 . LIGHT BROWN WRAPS WITH DARK BROWN TITLES AN...

From JOHN LUTSCHAK BOOKS

$1,650.00


Pisma ob Amerike I russkih pereselentsah [Letters about North America and Russian emigrants] by Slavinskiy N

Slavinskiy N. Pisma ob Amerike I russkih pereselentsah [Letters about North America and Russian emigrants] / Nikolay Evstafievich Slavinsky. — 1st edition. — Saint-Petersburg.: Edition of Bookstore for not-locals, typ. P.P. Merkuliev, 1873. — [4], I...

From ParusBook

$1,500.00


The Humpbacked Horse, Russian Edition by Yershov, P

Imprimerie, Pascal, Paris, 1111. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. This is a vintage copy orginially done in paperback then bound into this hardcover. Transliterated title is Konyok-Gorbunok. Illustrated by Russkaya skazka. 8.75x7.25 hardcover dimensions....

From Kazoo Books LLC

$1,500.00


[ Title in Russian:] DUN'KA-RUBIKHA [Dun'ka the Chopper] by Kruchenykh, Aleksei

Moscow: Izd. Avtora, 1926. 12pp. Small octavo. Pictorial wrappers with designs by Gustav Klutsis. Text in double columns. Usual slight tanning, minor spine splits at crown of spine and at staples, else about fine. First separate edition. One of 500 copie...

From William Reese Company - Literature ABAA-ILAB

$1,250.00


[ Title in Russian:] NOCH' V OKOPE [Night in a Trench] by Khlebnikov, Velemir

Moscow: Imazhinisty, 1922. [16]pp. Octavo. Printed drab wrappers. Pale splashmark around one staple at spine, lower fore-corners curled, minute ink name and date on first blank, uniform tanning, but a very good copy of a fragile book. First edition of th...

From William Reese Company - Literature ABAA-ILAB

$750.00


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