Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller

Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller
Item #20316 Soviet War News [COMPLETE]. n/a.
Soviet War News [COMPLETE]
Soviet War News [COMPLETE]
Soviet War News [COMPLETE]
Soviet War News [COMPLETE]
Soviet War News [COMPLETE]
Soviet War News [COMPLETE]

Soviet War News [COMPLETE]

London: Sovinformburo, 1941-1945. First edition. Hardcover. Quarto. 1203 issues (most 4 pages each) in 16 volumes, bound in blue cloth with gold lettering on spine. Speckled page edges as issued. Usual age wear, scuffing and minor staining to bindings. Head and tail of spines, corners, and parts of edges on some volumes bumped. Tight copies with bindings in overall very good & interior in exceptionally good condition. Rare complete set of daily news-sheets published by the Press Department of the Soviet Embassy in London. Most of the issues have Stalin's "Order of the Day" to his generals on front page. Each volume with index in alphabetical order. Fascinating piece of World War II. Russian propaganda with thousands of articles. vg. Item #20316

Vol. 1: July 11, 1941 to Oct. 10, 1941 (Nos. 1-79). Marbled endpapers. Illustrated with many b/w annotated reproductions of photographs, divided into 8 photographic supplements throughout.
Vol. 2: October 11, 1941 to January 10, 1942 (Nos. 80-155).
Vol. 3: January 12, 1942 to April 10, 1942. (Nos. 156-229).
Vol. 4: April 11, 1942 to July 10, 1942 (Nos. 230-305). "The Signal from Prague", Wednesday, June 3, headline on Heydrich's assassination. Friday, April 24th issue has 6" x 2" piece of top edge on page 3 missing, slightly affecting first line of text, still readable.
Vol. 5: July 11, 1942 to October 10, 1942 (Nos. 306-383).
Vol. 6: October 12, 1942 to January 9, 1943 (Nos. 384-458).
Vol. 7: January 11, 1943 to April 10, 1943 (Nos. 459-535). Tuesday, Febr. 23, 8 page special issue, celebrating the 25th Anniversary of the Red Army. Front page with b/w reproduction of a photograph each of Lenin and Stalin. Friday, February 5, headline: "Fight and Triumph Like Stalingrad!"
Vol. 8: April 12, 1943 to July 10, 1943 (Nos. 536-608). Small stamp "EMBASSY U.S.S.R. - GREAT BRITAIN" on free front endpaper. Tuesday, June 15, headline: "Speer's Fairy Tales."
Vol. 9: July 12, 1943 to October 9, 1943 (Nos. 609-684).
Vol. 10: October 11, 1943 to January 10, 1944 (Nos. 685-759).
Vol. 11: January 11, 1944 to April 6, 1944 (Nos. 760-829).
Vol. 12: April 11, 1944 to July 10, 1944 (Nos. 830-905). Wednesday, June 7, headline on D-day landing: "How Moscow Heard the News...The Supreme Commander-in-Chief of the Allied Expeditionary Forces in Western Europe has just informed us by cable that this morning British, American and Canadian troops have landed in France and that the Second Front is opening in Europe." Thursday, June 15,"Marshal Stalin on Allied Landing."
Vol. 13: July 11, 1944 to October 10, 1944 (Nos. 906-982).
Vol. 14: October 11, 1944 to January 10, 1945 (Nos. 983-1055). Tuesday, November 7, issue with headline: "1917-1944: 27 Years of the Soviet State. Forward to Complete Victory!" Front page illustrated with 2 stars in red.
Vol. 15: January 11, 1945 to April 10, 1945 (Nos. 1056-1129).
Vol. 16: April 11, 1945 to July 10, 1945 (Nos. 1130-1203). Five-inch split along spine on front board, firmly holding. Heavy water staining and rippling to upper right third of pages throughout. Friday May 4th, issue with headline: "Capture of Berlin; Order of the Day No. 359 issued by Marshal Stalin on May 2 and addressed to the Red Army and Navy." Front page illustrated with 2 stars in red. Issue # 1138 with one b/w reproduction of a Lenin photograph. Other headlines: "Oswiecim (Auschwitz). The Camp Where Nazis Murdered Over 4,000,000 People. Communique of Extraordinary State Commission for Ascertaining and Investigating Crimes of the German Fascist Invaders."

Price: $17,500.00

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