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1st Edition

 

1st Edition of the Russian translation of Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone, published by Rosman Publishing. This particular book is an earlier print published in 2000 -- notice the "Harry Potter" is just printed and without foil. I have not seen copies such as this frequently, so I am not sure how common they are. 

Book Title: Гарри Поттер и философский камень

ISBN: 5845105129

Translator: Igor W. Oranskij 

Format: Hardcover

Difficulty-to-Find Rating: 7, Somewhat Hard

Notes: Looks to be a rarer variant of the 1st book.

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1st Edition of the Russian translation of Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone, published by Rosman Publishing in 2001. This variant is fairly common in the marketplace.

Book Title: Гарри Поттер и философский камень

ISBN: 535300308X

Translator: Igor W. Oranskij 

Format: Hardcover

Difficulty-to-Find Rating: 3, Common

Notes: All 7 books published in this edition; no softcover known

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1st Edition of the Russian translation of Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, published by Rosman Publishing in 2002. 

Book Title: Гарри Поттер и Тайная комната

ISBN: 9785353003090

Translator: Marina D. Litvinova

Format: Hardcover

Difficulty-to-Find Rating: 3, Common

Notes: All 7 books published in this edition; no softcover known

1st Edition of the Russian translation of Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban published by Rosman Publishing in 2001. This copy has blue foil Harry Potter letters, which looks to be less common than the Gold. Also, this book is much thicker than the other Prisoner Azkaban (next book down). 

Book Title: Гарри Поттер и узник Азкабана

ISBN: 5353003705

Translator: Marina D. Litvinova

Format: Hardcover

Difficulty-to-Find Rating: 5, Not Too Common

Notes: All 7 books published in this edition; no softcover known

1st Edition of the Russian translation of Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban published by Rosman Publishing in 2002.

Book Title: Гарри Поттер и узник Азкабана

ISBN: 9785353004325

Translator: Marina D. Litvinova

Format: Hardcover

Difficulty-to-Find Rating: 3, Common

Notes: All 7 books published in this edition; no softcover known

1st Edition of the Russian translation of Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire published by Rosman Publishing in 2002.

Book Title: Гарри Поттер и Кубок огня

ISBN: 9785353005797

Translator: Marina D. Litvinova

Format: Hardcover

Difficulty-to-Find Rating: 3, Common

Notes: All 7 books published in this edition; no softcover known

1st Edition of the Russian translation of Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix published by Rosman Publishing in 2004.

Book Title: Гарри Поттер и Орден Феникса

ISBN: 

Translator: Marina D. Litvinova, Vladimir Babkov, Viktor Golyshev, Leonid Motylev 

Format: Hardcover

Difficulty-to-Find Rating: 3, Common

Notes: All 7 books published in this edition; no softcover known

1st Edition of the Russian translation of Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince published by Rosman Publishing in 2006.

Book Title: Гарри Поттер и Принц-полукровка

ISBN: 

Translator: Sergei Iljin 

Format: Hardcover

Difficulty-to-Find Rating: 3, Common

Notes: All 7 books published in this edition; no softcover known

1st Edition of the Russian translation of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows published by Rosman Publishing in 2007.

Book Title: Гарри Поттер и Дары Cмерти

ISBN: 9785353029075

Translator: Maya Lahuti

Format: Hardcover

Difficulty-to-Find Rating: 3, Common

Notes: All 7 books published in this edition; no softcover known

Gift Edition

 

The Russian Gift Editions were first published in 2003 by Rosmen. They are so pretty and fairly hard to find now (7/10). Only books 1 - 5 were published in this edition. Book 5 is the rarest of the 5. Additionally, these books are becoming more collectible with the expanding Potter translation collecting market. 

Title: Гарри Поттер и философский камень

ISBN: 5353013395

Title: Гарри Поттер и Тайная комната

ISBN: 5353013409

Title: Гарри Поттер и узник Азкабана

ISBN: 5353013417

Title: Гарри Поттер и Кубок огня

ISBN: 5353013425

Adult Edition

 

The Adult Russian Editions were published in 2004 by Rosmen. Only books 1 -5 were published, and they're quite hard to find (8/10), even in Russia. And like the above Gift Edition, the later books are the most rare. 

Title: Гарри Поттер и философский камень

ISBN: 5353016815

Title: Гарри Поттер и Тайная комната

ISBN: 5353016823

Title: Гарри Поттер и узник Азкабана

ISBN: 5353016831

Title: Гарри Поттер и Кубок огня

ISBN: 535301684X

Title: Гарри Поттер и Орден Феникса

ISBN: 5353016858

Black Edition

 

The Black Edition was published by Rosmen in 2008 as a set. I know the publication was quite limited, and something like 5,000 to 10,000 sets were made, making them highly sought after and rare, even in Russia (8/10). They also tend to be quite pricey. All 7 books were published in this edition, although I am still missing 3 of them. 

 

 

Title: Гарри Поттер и Тайная комната

ISBN: 9785353031710

Title: Гарри Поттер и узник Азкабана

ISBN: 9785353031727

Title: Гарри Поттер и Орден Феникса

ISBN: 9785353031741

Title: Гарри Поттер и Принц-полукровка

ISBN: 9785353031758

2nd Translation

 

1st Edition of the Russian translation of Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone published by Machoan Publishing in 2014. This translation actually existed before the 1st authorized translation (above), but was unauthorized. This translation has not been well received by native Russian speakers; however, Russian second-language learners tend to prefer this translation over the Rosmen. 

Book Title: Гарри Поттер и философский камень

ISBN: 9785389074354

Translator: Maria Spivak

Format: Hardcover

Difficulty-to-Find Rating: 3, Common

Notes: All 7 books published in this edition; no softcover known; House edition books 1 and 2 are available from this publisher as well.

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