Devsti piat'desiat bliud kitaiskoi kukhni.

Moskva: Gostorgizdat, 1959.

Octavo, 206, [2] pages. Illustrations in the text. Thirty-two additional pages of illustrations from black-and-white photographs. FIRST EDITION. Two hundred and fifty Chinese recipes, with title pages, preface and chapter headings in both Russian and Chinese, and text in Russian. A scarce culinary artifact of an era of good will between the Soviet Union and China, published just prior to the Sino-Soviet split. Original blue pictorial cloth. Unobtrusive institutional rubberstamp and ink catalog numbers (from a factory library) to title page, Bit of scuffing to front cover, otherwise very good. [OCLC locates four copies, and only one in an American institution, at LOC].

Price: $200.00