The Spirit of the Soviet Union

[SOVIET DESIGN] BEAVERBROOK, Lord (Foreword by). THE WORK OF SOVIET ARTISTS. The Spirit of the Soviet Union.

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[SOVIET DESIGN] BEAVERBROOK, Lord (Foreword by). THE WORK OF SOVIET ARTISTS. The Spirit of the Soviet Union. London; The Pilot Press. [1942].

8vo. Publisher's fawn cloth lettered in brown to upper cover, in pictorial dustwrapper; pp. [ii],. 3-48; with full-, and double-page plates throughout in monochrome and colour; a very good copy with a mild strip of fading to bottom edge of upper cover, internally clean throughout with a little bubbling to front pastedown, in an uncommonly bright, attractive, and unclipped dustwrapper (3/-) with overall light rubbing, dust-soiling to lower panel, 3 short (15mm) closed edge tears to lower panel with some slim associated creasing; scarce with dustrapper in this condition.
First edition, with a 12-page Introduction. This collection of cartoons and posters by renowned Russian artists was presented to Lord Beavorbrook by Stalin in 1941. All proceeds raiised by the sale of this book went to support the Soviet Red Cross Fund.

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