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Exploring the Soviet Union

Three Intourist travel promotion brochures: Sochi. Kiew. Reise zu den Industriegiganten im Ural und in Sibirien [A visit to the industry giants in the Urals and Siberia].

Moscow: Intourist and Vneshtorgizdat, [ca. 1930-1940s]. Octavos (ca. 22 × 11 cm). Original staple-stitched pictorial wrappers and folded leaves; 12, 12, and 4 pp. respectively. Numerous photographic reproductions. Very good.

Three pre-war brochures issued by the Soviet state tourist bureau, Inturist, advertising visits to Sochi, Kiev, and the Urals/Siberia. One of the brochures is in English, the other two in German. The journeys could be booked via Inturist's representatives in England, America, and Germany. Two of the brochures give a historical overview of Kiev and Sochi, while the third pamphlet advertises a journey to Siberia on the Transsiberian Express, with stops at Moscow, Magnitogorsk, Cheliabinsk, Sverdlovsk, and Novo-Kuznetsk, in order to demonstrate the industrial accomplishments of the Soviet Union.

As of December 2020, not located via KVK, OCLC, with the exception of the Sochi booklet.

Book ID: 51138

Price: $150.00