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Sanitarnaia okhrana zhilishch. Dekrety i rasporiazheniia soveta narodnykh komissarov i narodnogo komissariata zdravookhranenia po organizatsii zhilishchno-sanitarnogo nadzora [Sanitary protection of dwellings. Decrees and orders of the Council of People’s Commissars and the People’s Commissariat of Health on the organization of housing and sanitary supervision]. Vypusk II [Second volume].

Moscow: Izdanie narodnogo komissariata zdravookhraneniia, 1920. Octavo (22 × 19 cm). Publisher's staple-stitched printed self-wrappers; 54 pp. Tables and graphs throughout. Slight moisture damage to bottom right corner and wrapper edge; crease to bottom corner of rear wrapper. Else uncut and unopened; about very good.

Second edition (first published in 1919). This public health pamphlet was intended for employees of the People’s Commisariat of Health tasked with conducting sanitation inspections. The pamphlet provides an overview of the codes as well as worksheets meant to be used by the examiners during house visits as well as instructions on their use. It also includes tables with statistical data about “deaths in the home,” “epidemics in the home,” as well as orders regarding provision of living quarters for workers’ families and the protection of green spaces. A glimpse into the workings of the newly established People’s Commissariat of Health (est. 1918). Not in KVK or OCLC.

Book ID: P6159

Price: $125.00