Vintage Soviet Literature
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Iosif Vissarionovich Stalin, Short Biography, State Political Literature Publishing House, Moscow, 1947 lifetime edition. In near mint condition.
"Semyon Konstantinovich Timoshenko", A Short Biography, Military Publishing House, Moscow, 1940, 15pp, hand-tipped halftone portrait frontispiece, Russian text, hard covered pamphlet. Library discard: shows stamp of the Red Army Archives dated 1946 plus library stamps.
"Soviet Porcelain. The Artistry of the Lomonosov Porcelain Factory, Leningrad", by Alla Lansere, C. 1974, Leningrad, in Russian and English. Printed in DDR, this deluxe, large format "coffee table" catalog of some of the best LFZ works. Single copy in stock, in excellent like new condition.
Photo Album "Our Motherland", 1957. Massive "coffee table" book by the State Geographic Literature Publishing House. Hard-covered, very large 11" x 13.5" format, 312 pp. The text is in four languages: Russian, German, French, and English. This attractive publication was apparently intended for both Soviet citizens and foreign tourists. In very good condition.
"Calendar for 1930", published by the Knigospilka ("Book Society" or Cooperative Cultural Center), in Ukrainian.
"Vsyo Vyshe..." ("Higher and Higher..."), subtitled "Aviation March of the Air Forces of the RKKA". Text by Pavel German, music by Yuliy Khait. Published jointly by the OGIZ and MUZGIZ Publishing Houses, Moscow, 1933. Constructivist cover design.
"Anthem of the Party of Bolsheviks", Music by A. Aleksandrov, text by V. Lebedev-Kumach, Muzgiz Publishing House (State Musical Publishing), Moscow, Russian text, unpaginated, 1941. For mixed or male chorus accompanied by piano.
"Budyonny", Music by D. Pokrass, Moscow, Russian text, 4pp., 1928. A march for piano music in two hands; contains two versions, one of medium complexity and an easy one for beginners.
"Jubilee March", subtitled "Dedicated to K. Voroshilov", Song and music by famous Russian composer M. M. Ipplitov-Ivanov. Joint publication by OGIZ and MUZGIZ Publishing Houses, Moscow, 11 pp., 1936.