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Skipton, David M. and Michalove, Peter A.

Postal Censorship in Imperial Russia

Publisher: John H. Otten, Illinois, 1989

In two volumes, large hardbacks, original red cloth gilt, illustrated, 488 pages + appendices, in sturdy slipcase, bookplate of the BSRP to front pastedown endpaper of both volumes else in Very Good+ condition.

A huge and important study of the interception and surveillance of mail (perlustration) under the Tsars, and of Russian military censorship in World War One. Very extensively researched and comprehensively illustrated, including a thorough, and well illustrated, catalogue of Russian censor marks of the First World War.


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