Cast Iron Art, 1920 - 2009, Aleksandr Zak, C 2009, Ekaterinburg.
Russian text 6 ½ " x 9 ¾ " x ¾ " hardcover; well over 300 b/w and color photos. The book shows hundreds of examples of Soviet decorative cast iron statuettes and busts. Both main manufacturing centers, Kasli and Kusa, are amply represented in this excellent reference guide. Special attention is given to the foundry marks and small distinguishing details of the statues and figurines. This is a truly invaluable source for the collector of Soviet cast iron.