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New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1966. Book Club edition of the Revised Edition. Presumed first printing thus. Hardcover. 316 pages. Illustrated endpapers. Illustrations. Index. The original title was Conclusive Evidence. Vladimir Vladimirovich Nabokov (22 April [O.S. 10 April] 1899[a] – 2 July 1977) was a Russian-born American novelist, poet, translator and entomologist. His first nine novels were in Russian, but he achieved international prominence after he began writing English prose. Nabokov's Lolita (1955), his most noted novel in English, was ranked fourth in the list of the Modern Library 100 Best Novels; Pale Fire (1962) was ranked 53rd on the same list, and his memoir, Speak, Memory (1951), was listed eighth on the publisher's list of the 20th century's greatest nonfiction. He was a finalist for the National Book Award for Fiction seven times. Nabokov was an expert lepidopterist and composer of chess problems.
Ocala, FL: Atlantic Publishing Group, Inc., 2016. First Edition, First Edition, First Printing. Trade paperback. xviii, 196 pages. Occasional footnotes. Illustrations (a few with color). Author's Note. Timeline. Bibliography. Glossary. Index. Foreword by Mark D. Steinberg. Jessica E. Piper is an American writer and researcher. In 2013 she was recognized as a National Endowment for the Humanities Scholar for her research on changing American labor relations in the late 1800s. She has also researched diaspora settlement history at the Jewish Museum of Hohenems in Hohenems, Austria. She has written about contemporary immigration issues.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1993. First Edition. 587, illus., maps, glossary, chronology, notes, bibliography, index, library stamps to text & fore-edge, small stains to fore-edge DJ in soiled plastic sleeve, library stickers to DJ and plastic sleeve (some crossed out in marker). This book (the sequel to Pipes' The Russian Revolution) covers the period from the outbreak of the Civil War in 1918 to the death of Lenin in 1924.
New York: The Modern Library, c. 1950's. Reprint Edition. 439, chapter notes, index, ink underlining & marginal notes to several pgs, bds quite weak, lib stamps, DJ in plastic sleeve rough spot inside rear flyleaf (library pocket has been removed), library stickers (some crossed out in marker) on DJ and plastic sleeve, DJ edges worn, board edges worn and threadbare. Introduction by Bertram D. Wolfe.
New York: International Publishers, 1982. Reprint Edition. 395, wraps, illus., appendices, notes, biographical notes, index, fr cover creased, cover edges worn, ding in top margin of text corners of several pages turned, small creases to covers, some soiling to fore-edge. Introduction by John Howard Lawson.
Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1986. Presumed first edition/first printing. Hardcover. 183,  pages. Illustrations. Endpaper maps. Occasional footnotes. Maps. Bibliography. DJ has slight wear Alexander Riaboff (1895-1984) who served in the Russian Army Air Service and was trained at Gatchina. After the Revolution, Riaboff flew in the Red Air Fleet and also with the counterrevolutionary White forces before fleeing in 1920 to Harbin, China. Later, he emigrated with his wife and daughter to the United States and settled in the San Francisco area. Years later, Riaboff wrote up his adventures as a pilot during those tumultuous times, and as edited by National Air and Space Museum curator Von Hardesty, they were published in 1986 as Gatchina Days: Reminiscences of a Russian Pilot. Von Hardesty is currently a curator in the Division of Aeronautics at the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum in Washington, D.C. He has edited or written a number of books, including Gatchina Days; and Red Phoenix: The Rise of Soviet Air Power, 1941–1945.