Moscow: Gosudarstvennoe izdatel'stvo, 1920. Octavo (18 × 13.5 cm). Original printed self-wrappers; 16 pp. Unopened and uncut. Very good.
A public health and hygiene pamphlet published during the Typhus epidemic unleashed by the privations of the Russian civil war, which followed the Bolshevik Revolution (1918-1923). A massive public education campaign, consisting of posters, information pamphlets, and public health manuals was mobilized both by the Bolsheviks and the White Army against the disease, which claimed over three million lives between July 1919 and June 1920. The brochure provides basic information about the causes and prevention of the decease as well as the proper treatment of the infected persons. Not found in KVK or OCLC.
Book ID: P6363