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Ob elektrifikatsii [About electrification]

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Ob elektrifikatsii [About electrification]

by Lenin V.I

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  • hardcover
in very good condition, spine slightly rubbed, small spots to front cover
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The fifteenth anniversary edition for GOELRO plan (*State Commission for Electrification of Russia*). The Plan included construction of a network of 30 regional power plants, including ten large hydroelectric power plants, and numerous electric-powered large industrial enterprises.
Two folded plates are facsimile of Lenin's letters.
The book looks like other important Stalinist editions: stamped hardback, folded plates etc.
Construction of Lenin's cult of personality began while he was still alive. It is stopped by 1931 definitive when The Lenin Institute changed the title. It was started the construction of Stalin's cult of personality. If the publication was dedicated to Lenin it as necessary to notice a big role of Stalin.
These books were censored after de-Stalinization, portraits of Stalin and other attributes of cult were cut off.
Nikolai Sedel'nikov (1905-1994) was one of principal book and graphic designers in Soviet Russia. In 30s he made sober and former stalinist editions. He studied in VKhUTEMAS, where he was a pupil of Rodchenko, Lissitzky and Tatlin, worked together with Gustav Klutsis and Solomon Telingater. He was one of the pioneers of new typography in Soviet Russia. He won the Grand Prix at the World Exhibition in Paris in 1937 and the Golden Medal of the World Exhibition in New York in 1939 for the design of book USSR Constitution together with S. Telingater and I. Rerberg.
OCLC locates one copy of this edition in USA only, in University of Kansas.


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Ob elektrifikatsii [About electrification]
Lenin V.I
Sedel'nikov N.
In publisher cloth hardback
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Used - in very good condition, spine slightly rubbed, small spots to front cover
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215 pp., portrait, folded plates
Partizdat TSK VKP(b)
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