Poltoratsk: Tipografiia Turkmengosizdata, 1925. Item #821
16 pp.: ill. 25,5x17 cm. In original constructivist wrappers. Tears of the spine, some stains, otherwise very good.
First and only edition. One of 2000 copies.
Extremely rare and interesting brochure carrying syphilis prevention in Soviet Central Asia. The book indicated the infection pathways, supplemented them with different photographs as well as drawings (the Oriental men during the meal). Advice on controlling infection risks is given depending on the pathways. The author stressed the danger of prostitution, that often connected with disease, and urged for building of venereal disease dispensaries in the Soviet Union.
Worldcat doesn’t track this edition.