VOKS BULLETIN 5-6


(Moscow): U.S.S.R. Society for Cultural Relations with Foreign Countries, (1943).. (1943).. Good. - Small quarto [approximately 10 inches high by 7-3/4 inches wide], softcover bound in printed cream wrappers with a vignette in black on the front wrap. The wraps are soiled & darkened around the edges. The head & tail of the spine are torn. 62 & [2] pages. Black-and-white illustrations, including 2 pages reproducing World War II drawings by Nikolai Zhukov. There is a light vertical crease to each wrap & each leaf where the bulletin has been folded. Good.

From the Stefansson Collection of the Dartmouth College Library with a library stamp & a discard stamp on the front wrap.

Among the contents of this issue are an article on Rachmaninoff by Ivan Glebov and one on Vladimir Nemirovich-Danchenko by Nikolai Pogodin; a May 1st 1943 address by Stalin; a piece "On the Fundamentals of Modern Tactics by M. Galaktionov, and "How the Trilogy, The Road to Calvary Came to Be Written" by Alexei Tolstoy. The last page describes a game in the May 1943 Sverdlovsky Chess Tournament [Botvinnik vs. Konstantinopolsky]. First Edition.

Title: VOKS BULLETIN 5-6

Author Name: (Rachmaninoff, Sergei; Nemirovich-Danchenko, Vladimir; et al). (Stalin, Joseph; Tolstoy, Alexei; Pogodin, Nikolai; Glebov,Ivan; et al; Kemenov, Vladimir; Editor-in-Chief)

Categories: History,

Publisher: (Moscow): U.S.S.R. Society for Cultural Relations with Foreign Countries, (1943).: (1943).

Book Condition: Good

Seller ID: 17704

Keywords: HISTORY; SOVIET UNION; U.S.S.R.; CHESS; SVERDLOVSKY CHESS TOURNAMENT; BOTVINNICK; KONSTANTINOPOLSKY; ARTS; CULTURE; MILITARY; MUSIC; SERGEI RACHMANINOFF; THEATRE; VLADIMIR NEMIROVICH-DANCHENKO; ALEXEI TOLSTOY; THE ROAD TO CALVARY; IVAN GLEBOV; NIKOLAI POG