Washington: United States Government Printing Office, 1933. First printing. Stapled wrappers. Octavo. iv, 22 pages. Near fine, with just a few wrinkles and light soil to covers. Faint red pencil mark to front cover.
The correspondence, initiated by President Franklin D. Roosevelt, which led to the first official U. S. diplomatic recognition of the Soviet Union after the Bolshevik takeover of Russia in the October Revolution of 1917.
The documents reproduced herein were originally issued individually as mimeographed press releases as diplomatic negotiations progressed in October and November 1933.
A scarce and important relic of a turning point in the complicated history of the relations between the U. S. A. and the U. S. S. R.