Very Good. Item #4122
London: Macmillan & Co., 1962. First Edition. Octavo. 890 pages. Lacks dust jacket. Bound in red cloth covered boards. Title in gilt on spine. Spine ends are worn and corners and edges are rubbed, but binding is sound and boards unmarked. Front board opens shakily but binding is holding. Tears to front and rear pastedown where previous owner had taped down a mylar covering (now removed.) Additional tape remnants to front and rear pastedowns and free endpapers. Previous owner's name on ffep. Pages are otherwise clean and only lightly toned with some very light spotting to text block.
A detailed account of the formation of the Soviet forces from the time of the revolution until the first German attack of World War II.