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Soviet Phonebook

Spisok abonentov moskovskoi gorodskoi telefonnoi seti: 1929 [List of Subscribers of the Moscow City Telephone Network: 1929].

Moscow: Izdanie sviazi tsentral’no promyshlennoi oblasti, 1929. Octavo (27.5 × 20 cm). Original decorative wrappers; [26], XCIV, 564. Good or better; some wear and creasing to wrappers.

A Moscow telephone book with alphabetical listings of private and business subscribers including many famous personalities, such as Sergei Eisenstein, Vsevolod Meyerkhol’d, Aleksandr Rodchenko, Vladimir Mayakovsky, Mikhail Bulgakov, etc. The book also includes a guide on using the telephone, instructions for placing orders by phone as well as NEP era advertising throughout. A very valuable resource and, like most pre-war phone directories, quite rare.

As of October 2020, not in KVK, OCLC.

Book ID: 51058

Price: $1,250.00