Respubliki, kraia i oblasti SSSR. Ukazatel literatury

ARTIUKHOV, IA. S., and N. P. NIKITIN. Respubliki, kraia i oblasti SSSR. Ukazatel literatury.

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ARTIUKHOV, IA. S., and N. P. NIKITIN. Respubliki, kraia i oblasti SSSR. Ukazatel literatury. Moscow, [printers of "Pravda"], 1943.

Small 8vo. Original printed wrappers; pp. 92, [4], evenly browned due to paper stock, slight discolouration from wire-stitching; otherwise a good copy.
First edition of a great rarity, one of only 1000 copies printed in June 1943, just before the all-decisive Battle of Kursk, and when the German occupied territory was at its largest extent. This book is a bibliography of publications on all regional divisions (republic, krai and oblast), published for only a small inner circle of Soviet and Red Army officials. Not many copies found their destinations and survived the war.

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