Joseph E. Davies, Mission to Moscow, New York, Simon & Schuster, copyright 1941, later printing. "A record of confidential dspatches to the State Department, official and personal correspondence, current diary and journal entries, including notes and comment up to October, 1941, by the United States ambassador to the Soviet Union from 1936 to 1938. Life in pre-World War II Soviet Union / Russia, from politics and rules to social details like what foods not to eat. SIGNED by the author on ffep. Black cloth hc with facsimile signature on front, xxii, 662 pp with index, 8 bw plates including frontispiece and copy of autographed photo of Stalin. Good+/no DJ: bumped and lightly scuffed with top of spine worn, no stamps or markings.