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ALBUM OF REVOLUTIONARY RUSSIA 1917-1919 copyright by the Russian Socialist Federation

ALBUM OF REVOLUTIONARY RUSSIA 1917-1919 copyright by the Russian Socialist Federation (COL-55) ALBUM OF REVOLUTIONARY RUSSIA 1917-1919

This is scarce hardcover oblong filio album of revolutionary Russia 1917-1919. There are 48 pages of black and white plates of Russian leaders, demonstrations, uprisings, military, councils, Red Guard. The text in in Russian and English. The album is 14" x 10-3/4" in length. copyright by the Russian Socialist Federation. No date (presumed just after 1919).

Pictures capture the events of: Attacking the Czar's police during the first days of the March revolution; May Day demonstration in Front on the Winter Palace; The Beginning of the Bolschevist July Uprising in Petrograd; Jacob Peters addressing 12,000 soldiers of the 12th arm at Venden, Livonia; 13,000 fully armed Bolshevik sailors arrive from Kronstadt to Petrograd to fight Korniloff. A detachment of the Red Guard in a captured armored car". Also, there is 1 photo each of Lenin and Trotsky (full-page photograph) as well as other prominent people of the time.

Album condition:  The hardcover album cover is in fair condition with wear primarily to the top, bottom and corner edge area.  The worst wear is at the top, bottom and right corners where it has worn down to the cardboard.  Please see the photos that show the wear along the top and bottom edges and that the cover edges are bare and very worn at all of the corner edges.  The inside pictures show some sun-stain aging with some small foxing to the pages.  There are a couple of black smudge marks to the front of the pages (see photos).  There are also some black smudge marks to the back pages.  No pen or pencil markings or inscription on the inside pages.

Filing system: Bks-1, bks-95,1798 grams


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