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Amtorg Trading Corporation

Soviet oil industry. A compilation of statements regarding purchases of Soviet oil by the Standard Oil Company of New York and the Vacuum Oil Co. Statistics of the oil industry of the U.S.S.S.R

Amtorg Trading Corporation, New York. 1927, 31p., staplebound 8.5x5.5 inch plain printed self-wraps, staples have a touch of rust, one corner bent, other mild external signs of handling and age, all in all a very good copy. Figures and statements by companies and individuals, some quite combattive: "I refuse as a man who believes in the good order of established society to have anything to do with gasoline which is in the hands of twelve unprincipled cutthroats whose hands" &c &c, p.9. "Amtorg" was Armand Hammer's Soviet-American trading outfit which provided a Soviet Washington DC address and presence prior to US diplomatic recognition. Wikipedia write-up says OGPU infiltration was inevitable (probably worked both ways)

Cat.No: 68596

Price: $30.00

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