Moscow: Partiinoe izdatel’stvo, 1933. V, , 520,  pp., 6 folding maps. 23x16 cm. In original red cloth with silver plate around embossed blind lettering in Chinese on the front cover; the same design of lettering in Russian printed on the spine. No dust wrappers. Some soiling on binding, otherwise very good and clean internally.
First Russian edition. The foreword was compiled by Otto Taube and orientalist Eugenii Iolk (1900-1937) served in the Main Intelligence Directorate until he was arrested and killed in 1937.
This collection was translated from German edition ‘Die Sowjets in China’ and enlarged for Russian readers. Materials and documents were provided by the [Soviet] Scientific Institute of China; this edition has a different arrangement of texts. The book includes a chronology of Soviet movement in China and bibliography listed 205 sources.
Worldcat shows copies in LoC, Princeton, Northwestern, California, Hawaii Universities and NYPL.
Price: $550.00Status: On Hold