A book to the masses!

Poster Number: PP 1091
Poster Notes: [Background buildings are]: Club, School, LGTRK (Central Book Base).
Media Size: 36x25
Poster Type: Lithograph
Publishing Date: c.1948
Editorial Information: Technical Editor A. Rezhanskis
Technical Information on Poster: Order No. 215; Drawing Made in Art Factory, Riga; Price free of charge
Glavlit Directory Number: IaT00092
Catalog Notes: PP 1091 Education & Literacy
Artist: Shtikan, Iija (Štikāns, Iļja) — Штикан, Илья
Printer: LRTPP Typography, Riga —
Publisher: VAPP (Department of State Book Publishers and Polygraphic Enterprises), Riga — ВАПП, художественное издательство

VAPP was the Department of State Book Publishers and Polygraphic Enterprises (Valsts apgādniecību un poligrāfisko uzņēmumu pārvaldes in Latvian). Founded in January 1941 with support from the Soviet Union and via Decree of the Latvian SSR People's Council of Commissars; VAPP controlled the stationary (paper) distribution, book selling repositories and nearly all printing and publishing operations within the Latvian SSR. Its headquarters were located at 11 Moskovskaia Street (today Teatrealnaia Street) in Riga.

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