Moscow and Leningrad: State Art Publishers, 1939. First edition. Hardcover. Soviet era publication, with color plates representing 24 works in the Tretyakov collection. Artists' masterpieces include Pukirev (The Unequal Match), Surikov, Repin (Ivan the Terrible), and Vasnetsov (Bogatyrs).
Folio. Covers from cloth covered portfolio, 16pp booklet and 24 color plates with tissue guards tipped on to heavier stock. Magazine article on Russian art loosely inserted, as well as color plate titled, The Church of Vasili Blazhenni, Moscow" by Kossiakoff. Plates bright and clean. OCLC: 3336735. Good + condition. Item #24563