Petrograd: Gosudarstvennoie izdatel’stvo, 1922. 52,  pp. 22x15 cm. In original illustrated cardboards. Slightly rubbed, otherwise very good.
One of 2000 copies. Cover design produced by Evgenii Belukha (1889-1943), the artist and designer who contributed to 1920-1930s Soviet book illustration.
This is an overview of the Russian utopian novels from 18th to 20th centuries where the author calls them the heralds of two Russian revolutions. The author Vladimir Sviatlovskii was historian, economist and founder of the Russian trade unions. He evaluates the works as economist and criticized them. The reference list contains 19 publications and places at the end of the book.
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