The symbol of a red open book marks the places of the first attempts to publish the collected Lenin’s works, made in 1907 and 1908, three red standing books label the locations of 1st to 5th editions of the collected works by Lenin and two red books the locations, where first Lenin’s selected works were published. The books in other colours mark 18 other works by Lenin published before 1917, between 1917 and 1976 and 1917 and 1970.
The red sign on the right-hand side below the title reads a passage from the people’s conference of the Communist and Worker’s Party, held on 7. May 1969:
Explore Lenin’s prints!! In them you will find an inexhaustible source of inspiration for the fight against reaction and oppression, for socialism and peace.
The map was published by the Federal Agency for Geodesy and Cartography in cooperation with the Institute of Marxism-Leninism at the Central Scientific Research Center of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union.