May SALE: books in our Drama, Humor, and Russian History sections priced at $100 or less are 30% off!
This sale excludes artists' books, private press, and items sold on consignment. Additional items are available for sale in our open shop.
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New York: Stein and Day, 1979. Paperback. PROOF OF 1ST EDITION. FIRST APPEARANCE OF "THE WIZ" 8vo. blue paper wrappers with black title to spine and photocopy with publication information taped to front wrapper. Minor fading to spine and front wrapper. Minor rubbing to rear wrapper. Small closed tear to exterior of front hinge. Photocopy of book description taped to interior of front wrapper and front free end page. Interior is clean and bright. 547 pages + allotted blank pages for index. Drama. DRA/041808. Very Good +.
New Haven and London: Yale University Press, (2015). Paperback. ADVANCED UNCORRECTED PAGE PROOF. 8vo. White, blue and green illustrated paper wrappers with white and red title to front wrapper and black title to white spine. Minor bump to head of spine. Else is pristine. Includes Notes and Select Bibliography, 253 pages. RUS/101016. Near Fine.
Leningrad: Art Publishing House. Hardcover. Oblong 8vo. Grey illustrated cloth covered boards. No title to exterior. Minor bowing to boards and minor bumping to spine ends and corners. Interior is clean and bright with beautiful black and white photographic illustrations throughout. TEXT IN RUSSIAN. Unpaginated. Russian History. RUS/020718. Very Good.
Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2014. Hardcover. First Edition. "Viewing Russian history through the bottom of the vodka bottle helps us to understand why the 'liquor question' remains important to Russian high politics even today - almost a century after the issue had been put to bed in most every other modern state. Indeed, recognizing and confronting vodka's devastating political legacies may be the greatest political challenge for this generation of Russia's leadership, as well as the next" (jacket). In illustrated jacket with red spine panel titled in white. Clean and bright. 492 pages. RUS/051019. Fine / Fine.
New York: Frederick A. Praeger, 1961. Hardcover. 1st American Edition. 8vo. Very good in good+ red, white and black illustrated dust jacket with white title to front panel and black title to spine. Minor chipping and creasing to the edges of the jacket as well as 1 pink damp stain to the edge of the rear panel and 3 small closed tears. Dust jacket in protective plastic sleeve. Interior is bright and clean. Index, 427 pages. Russian History. RUS16/5132. Very Good in Good + DJ.
London: Archibald Constable & Co., 1906. Hardcover. 8vo. Very good green cloth covered boards with gilt title to spine. Spine faded to light brown. Few very light spots of soiling to boards. Previous owner's name in pen to front free end page. Very light foxing throughout but does not effect the text. 151 pages. Drama. DRA/061212. Very Good.
London: Constable and Company, (1934). First Thus. Hardcover. First edition as such. Very good in very good beige dust jacket with brown title to front panel and faded title to spine. Minor chipping to edges of dust jacket and minor browning to spine panel. 274 pages. Drama. DRA1/1292. Very Good / Very Good.
London: Constable and Co., (1925). First Thus. Hardcover. 1st edition thus. Very good plus in very good dustjacket. Jacket is slightly darkened and has light smudge to front cover. Introduction by Nigel Playfair. Illustrated in color and monochrome collotype by George Sheringham. Contains original text, with facsimiles of first edition title pages, first Duenna playbill (Nov. 1775), programme of Playfair-Sheringham production at the Lyric Theatre (Dec. 1924), Hammersmith. Drama. DRA1/9270. Very Good+ / Very Good.