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100 Books for Your Child. Rare bibliography.

100 Books for Your Child. Rare bibliography.

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[100 Books for Your Child]. 100 Knig Tvoemu Rebenku. 

Cover by P. Suvorov.

Leningrad-Moscow, GIZ, 1931. 
8vo, 62 pp., [2] p.

In publisher’s pictorial wrappers. 
Near good condition, wrappers restored along spine, overall wear, owner stamp and signature to title page, still good copy.

Rare.

The edition was published as a bibliography for Soviet mothers and as an advertising booklet for the State Publishing House (Gosudarstvennoe Izdatel'stvo). These books were intended to educate the new Soviet man.
The edition is divided into seven sections: 'Social-Revolutionary Books', 'Books about Technology and Socialist Construction', 'Books on Internationalization Topics', 'Books about the New Way of Life', 'Books about Games and Children's Behavior', 'Books about Nature', and 'Humorous Books'.
It contains descriptions of books with illustrations by Aleksandr Deineka, Alisa Poret, The Kukryniksy, Vladimir Lebedev, David Shterenberg, Solomon Telingater, Alexei Pakhomov, Vladimir Konashevich, and photomontages by Sergey Senkin (an assistant of El Lissitzky). Many of these books were later banned.

Кarasik, M. Udarnaia kniga sovetskoi detvory, p. 276.

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