Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice


    A Beautifully Designed Book by Lazar M. Lisitsky

    [Lazar M. Lisitsky (Lissitzky), et. al., designers]. [Ivan V. Sautin, et. al., editors]. USSR. An Album Illustrating the State Organization and National Economy of the U.S.S.R. Printed in the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics: Scientific Publishing Institute of Pictorial Statistics, [1939]. First edition of this beautifully designed and executed propaganda book. Text in English. Oblong folio. 9.5 x 13.5 inches. [149] pages. Several pages with die-cuts inserted and reckoned within pagination. Two half-pages inserted throughout (not reckoned within pagination). Publishers full red cloth over limp boards, gilt-stamped hammer and sickle in the upper left corner of the front board. Spine perished, covers soiled, rubbed, with both corners bumped, light toning and very minor thumbsoiling in text. A fair copy of a beautiful book. Lisitsky (Lissitzky) and his co-designers make dry statistics come alive with vibrant, easy-to-understand graphics. From the collection of Zita Books.
    Not in Lissitsky-Kuppers

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    October, 2014
    8th Wednesday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 3
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 362

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    25% on the first $100,000 (minimum $14), plus 20% of any amount between $100,000 and $1,000,000, plus 12% of any amount over $1,000,000 per lot.

    Sold for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Consign to the 2020 April 23 Historical Manuscripts Signature Auction - Dallas.

    Learn about consigning with us

    The resulting auction of my property overwhelmed me. I want to thank Tom Slater and the Heritage team for a very satisfactory experience and profitable result with my historical consignment.
    Henry L.,
    Lexington, KY
    View More Testimonials receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source:

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search

    Recent auctions

    2019 November 14-16 Space Exploration Auction Featuring The Armstrong Family Collection Part IV - Dallas
    2019 November 14-16 Space Exploration Auction Featuring The Armstrong Family Collection Part IV - Dallas
    REALIZED SO FAR $2,569,038