500 bookplates (many in colour) by the Russian wood engraver, Anatoly Kalashnikov. Introduction in English, Russian, Italian and German. Presumed first edition.
WRAPPER: The wrapper on this copy is bright, clean and complete. It is unfaded and unclipped. It shows light rubbing and wear to all the edges and to the spine ends. Looks sharp in protective plastic.
BOOK: The book is square and very tight. The boards are very clean. The corners are sharp. The spine ends are very slightly bruised. The pages are clean. No foxing. The closed page edges are very slightly dusty. No spotting. No dog-eared pages. The binding is solid - no cracked hinges. There are no previous ownership inscriptions. A very nice copy in a protected wrapper.
Publisher: Moskau, 1992
Condition: Near Fine. Wrapper: Very Good ++