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USSR IN CONSTRUCTION A MONTHLY ILLUSTRATED MAGAZINE  [Whole Number 11] by  A Alexandrov - 1932 - from William Reese Company - Literature ABAA-ILAB (SKU: WRCLIT76602)

USSR IN CONSTRUCTION A MONTHLY ILLUSTRATED MAGAZINE [Whole Number 11]

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USSR IN CONSTRUCTION A MONTHLY ILLUSTRATED MAGAZINE [Whole Number 11]

by Alexandrov, A

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[Moscow: State Publishing House of Graphic Arts, 1932. Folio (41.5 x 30cm). Typographic wrappers. Heavily illustrated with photographs. Corners a bit bumped, upper wrapper chipped at top corners. otherwise very good. Founded by Maxim Gorky and published in the Soviet Union from 1930 to 1941 (and 1949), under the general editorship of G. Piatakov. An issue of this innovative periodical devoted to "the industrialization of the north," specifically "Yakutia and the Port of Igarka." This is the English language edition, with Alexandrov's text translated by D.S. Mirsky. "All the visual strategies of the propaganda photobooks, designed by Lissitsky, Rodchenko and others were developed in USSR in Construction, one of the most beautifully produced magazines of the twentieth century" - Parr-Badger. Versions were also published in Russian, German and French. PARR-BADGER I:148.

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Title
USSR IN CONSTRUCTION A MONTHLY ILLUSTRATED MAGAZINE [Whole Number 11]
Author
Alexandrov, A
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State Publishing House of Graphic Arts
Place of Publication
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Date published
1932
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Since 1975, William Reese Company has served a large international clientele of collectors and private and public institutions in the acquisition of rare books and manuscripts and in collection development.

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