RODCHENKO, ALEKSANDR, AND VARVARA STEPANOVA.
USSR: The Red Army and Navy. Moscow and Leningrad: State Art Publishers, 1939.
Folio (404 x 266 mm).  pp. Illustrated throughout with black-and-white photographs including on two central gatefold pages. Some color illustrations, some text printed in gilt. Original red leatherette boards, lettered in red and cream and with large stamped red star on cover. Gatefolds creased at edges, very minor bumping to top and bottom edges of spine, else fine.
FIRST EDITION. This beautifully illustrated album was created by the noted design team of Aleksandr Rodchenko and Varvara Stepanova. It was most likely printed for the Soviet Union's pavilion at the 1939 New York World's Fair.
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