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  • SILVERHAIR: The Mammoths Trilogy, Book One. by Baxter, Stephen.
    Baxter, Stephen.
    SILVERHAIR: The Mammoths Trilogy, Book One.

    Edition: Uncorrected proof (trade paperback format. )

    New York: HarperPrism, (1999.). SIGNED first edition - The first book in a new trilogy, set in contemporary times, and chronicling the history of a family of highly evolved and intelligent Mammoths on an isolated Siberian Island, and threats that face them: global warming, dwindling gene pool, and most deadly of all - Man. Both an adventure story and a fable for our time. SIGNED on the title page. 212pp

    Condition: Very near fine in light grey printed wrappers (faint crease to lower corner of front cover.)

    Book ID: 43657
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  • WE ARE HERE: Memories of the Lithuanian Holocaust. by Cassedy, Ellen.
    Cassedy, Ellen.
    WE ARE HERE: Memories of the Lithuanian Holocaust.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    Lincoln and London: Nebraska University Press, (2012). First edition - "Cassedy's longing to recover the Yiddish she'd lost with her mother's death eventually led her to Lithuania, once the Jerusalem of the North. As she prepared for her journey, her uncle, sixty years after he'd left Lithuania in a boxcar, made a shocking disclosure about his wartime experience, and an elderly man from her ancestral town made an unsettling request. Gradually, what had begun as a personal journey broadened into a larger exploration of how the people of this country, Jews and non-Jews alike, are confronting their past in order to move forward into the future. . . [this book is] one woman's exploration of Lithuania's Jewish history combined…

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    Lincoln and London: Nebraska University Press, (2012). First edition - "Cassedy's longing to recover the Yiddish she'd lost with her mother's death eventually led her to Lithuania, once the Jerusalem of the North. As she prepared for her journey, her uncle, sixty years after he'd left Lithuania in a boxcar, made a shocking disclosure about his wartime experience, and an elderly man from her ancestral town made an unsettling request. Gradually, what had begun as a personal journey broadened into a larger exploration of how the people of this country, Jews and non-Jews alike, are confronting their past in order to move forward into the future. . . [this book is] one woman's exploration of Lithuania's Jewish history combined with a personal exploration of her own family's place in it." Photographs. List of important dates in Lithuanian history. 273 pp.

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    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 62813
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  • THE RETURN OF PRIVATE FISCHER. by Fischer, Robert.
    Fischer, Robert.
    THE RETURN OF PRIVATE FISCHER.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback, not issued in hardcover.

    Dixon, CA: Martin Pearl Publishing, (2011). SIGNED first edition - The author's second novel, part true, part fiction, based on the story of his brother Jack Fischer who was captured during the Korean War and sent into the Soviet gulags and of his teenage girlfriend who,even years later, never gave up searching for him. SIGNED on the title page. Double page map. 397 pp. plus a photograph. ISBN: 9780981482279.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 58672
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  • A COLD RED SUNRISE. by Kaminsky, Stuart M.
    Kaminsky, Stuart M.
    A COLD RED SUNRISE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, (1988). dj. Hardcover first edition - The fifth mystery featuring Inspector Porfiry Rostnikov - a "brilliant if unorthodox detective, a champion weight lifter, a loving family man, and a realist in a strange and perverted world. Set in Moscow and in Tumsk in deepest Siberia. Winner of the Edgar Award for best mystery novel. 210 pp. ISBN: 0-684-189054.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 60825
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  • THE JOURNEY. Original title: CONTINUATION OF A LEGEND: The Jottings of a Young Man. by Kuznetsov, Anatolii.
    Kuznetsov, Anatolii.
    THE JOURNEY. Original title: CONTINUATION OF A LEGEND: The Jottings of a Young Man.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: New Horizon/ Transnational Publishers, (1984.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Translated from the Russian by William E. Butler. From the dj, 'In this fictional journal, th renowned author of BABI YAR recounts his thoughts, feelings and activities during his first journey to Sibera in the mid-1950's. . . These vivid memoirs of a perplexed young socialist record the growth of a sensitive, perceptive human being caught between his love for - and disillusionment with - modern Russia." Translator's note. ix, 180 pp. ISBN: 0-88282-3000.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 41847
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  • TIGERS IN THE SNOW. by Matthiessen, Peter.
    Matthiessen, Peter.
    TIGERS IN THE SNOW.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: North Point Press - Farrar, Strauss, Giroux, (2000.) dj. Hardcover first edition - The story of the endangered Asian tigers - especially the Siberian tiger. Photographs and Introduction by Maurice Hornocker. Illustrated with full color photographs throughout. xvii, 185 pp. Wide format. Illustrated endpapers (maps of Europe and China, depicting the habitat range of tigers). ISBN: 0-865-475768.

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    New York: North Point Press - Farrar, Strauss, Giroux, (2000.) dj. Hardcover first edition - The story of the endangered Asian tigers - especially the Siberian tiger. Photographs and Introduction by Maurice Hornocker. Illustrated with full color photographs throughout. xvii, 185 pp. Wide format. Illustrated endpapers (maps of Europe and China, depicting the habitat range of tigers). ISBN: 0-865-475768.

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    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket (some scattered pencil underlining and brackets - erasable.)

    Book ID: 46764
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  • Olcott, Anthony.
    MAY DAY IN MAGADAN.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Bantam, (1983.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Author's second novel of suspense, set at a frozen Siberian outpost. 317 pp. ISBN: 0-553-050419.

    Condition: Fine in a very good dustjacket. (short closed tear.)

    Book ID: 4240
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  • MAY DAY IN MAGADAN. by Olcott, Anthony.
    Olcott, Anthony.
    MAY DAY IN MAGADAN.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Bantam, (1983.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Author's second novel of suspense, set at a frozen Siberian outpost. 317 pp. ISBN: 0-553-050419.

    Condition: Very good in a good only dust jacket (edgewear to dj.)

    Book ID: 49310
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  • GHOST TRAIN TO THE EASTERN STAR: On the Tracks of the Great Railway Bazaar. by Theroux, Paul,
    Theroux, Paul,
    GHOST TRAIN TO THE EASTERN STAR: On the Tracks of the Great Railway Bazaar.

    Edition: First printing.

    Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 2008. dj. Hardcover first edition - "Thirty years after the epic journey chronicled in his classic work 'The Great Railway Bazaar,' Theroux re-creates his 25,000-mile journey through eastern Europe, central Asia, the Indian subcontinent, China, Japan, and Siberia. . . In the three decades since, the world he recorded in that book has undergone phenomenal change. The Soviet Union has collapsed and China has risen; India booms while Burma smothers under dictatorship; Vietnam flourishes in the aftermath of the havoc America was unleashing on it." 496 pp. Map endpapers. ISBN: 0-618-418873.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 58198
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  • Thomas, Elizabeth Marshall.
    THE ANIMAL WIFE.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1990. SIGNED first edition - Fascinating novel, set in Siberia 20,000 years ago. SIGNED by author.

    Condition: Near fine in glossy illustrated wrappers - a few corners bent.

    Book ID: 1518
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  • POLAR BRIDGE: An Arctic Odyssey. by Weber, Richard; Laurie Dexter, Christopher Holloway and Max Buxton.
    Weber, Richard; Laurie Dexter, Christopher Holloway and Max Buxton.
    POLAR BRIDGE: An Arctic Odyssey.

    Edition: First printing.

    Toronto, Ontario, Canada: Key Porter Books, (1990). SIGNED hardcover first edition - An account of a three month long odyssey in 1988 by a Canadian-Soviet team of adventurers, with the goal of linking polar regions in the west and east - starting in Siberia and ending on Canada's Ellesmere Island. INSCRIBED on the front endpaper by author, Laurie Dexter - "to - best wishes for good health and many safe adventures" and dated in 1997. Illustrated with full color photographs. Map, nine appendices. 213 pp. ISBN: 1-550131990.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 73548
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