Iosif Vissarionovich Stalin, Short Biography, State Political Literature Publishing House, Moscow, Second Edition, 1947, 243pp, 14 rotogravure illustrations, Russian text, hard covered, 5 1/4" x 7 7/8" format.
The book is in excellent, like new condition. The cover shows only mild bumps to the corners, no other wear. The internal pages are literally pristine. The binding is still very tight - could it be that the original owner never got around to reading it?