Moscow USSR: Foreign Languages Publishing House, 1959. First edition. Hardcover. Very scarce, clean, tight 8vo, 273pp. Printed in English. Pastedowns and ffe/bfe are somewhat toned and rear hinge is beginning to crack. Fold out map bound in back. Edges are very slightly scuffed and tips are lightly bumped. Dust jacket has some light chipping on the back edge. Heavily illustrated. Great photos. Very Good / very good. Item #17702
A fascinating travelogue and history guide to a country not readily known to most people. Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania had been part of the Russian Empire since the end of the 18th century, but after the Russian Revolution of 1917 they became independent states. It was occupied by Russia for a long period then it was under the German thumb in WWII.