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Author: SEMEONOFF, ANNA H.. (HARTOG) Title: Brush Up Your Russian (Osvezhite Svoi Russkii). With Illustrations by P.R. Ward. Conversations of Real Use. General Editor W.G. Hartog.
Description: London, J. M. Dent, 1945. Further revised edition. Decorated cloth in original unclipped green dust-wrapper. Endpaper maps, x+101pp. charming b/w illustrations throughout. In very good condition. Clean and tight. Humorous drawings and quaint phraseology depict a studiously uncritical portrayal of "abroad" during the inter-war period. The Brush Up series, first published in Rothermere's Daily Mail, is a fascinating reflection of certain British perspectives at the time. Anna Semeonoff, author of a number of Russian textbooks was also a tutor at the JSSL where the Russian teachers tended to be either White Russian émigrés or carefully vetted Soviet defectors. .
Keywords: Russian|Featured|Russia|Soviet Union|Illustrated|Phrase-Book|World War II
Price: GBP 14.00 = appr. US$ 19.99 Seller: Marijana Dworski Books
- Book number: 37988
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