Washington DC: Embassy of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, 1948. First Edition. Quarto (29cm). Staple-bound pictorial paper wrappers; 32pp; illus. Covers a bit rubbed, else Near Fine. Single issue, in original wrappers, of this standard Soviet-American cold-war propaganda monthly. Includes articles on the 1947 Chigorin chess tournament; coal production; end of rationing; the work of ceramic sculptor Isidore Frikh-Khar; others.