RADÓ, A. (compiler).

Führer durch die Sowjetunion.

£200

Führer durch die Sowjetunion.
Die fünf grössten städte der Sowjetunion: Moskau, Leningrad, Charkow, Kijew, Odessa.
Moscow: State Publishing Department, 1925.

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Führer durch die Sowjetunion.

Description

Unusual post-revolutionary guide. Most of this guide is actually based on the pre-revolutionary guides to Russia. The Soviet Union wanted to use this guide to promote itself abroad and establish cultural links with other countries.

There were several editions in other languages published later. This first edition is scarce.

Description

First edition. Small 8vo (16 x 11 cm), pp. lxxxvi, 367, [1 (list of illustrations)], 51 pp. advertisements at front, 63 at rear, maps and plans printed in text, 7 folding maps and plans (of which 6 in colour); advertisements toned, one map repaired with adhesive tape; publisher’s red printed cloth, ribbon page-marker; spine slightly sunned, extremities a little bumped, nonetheless a good copy.

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Stock ID: 97497