Octavo, 254pp. Brown leather, title in gilt on spine, raised bands, gilt illustrations on covers. All edges gilt. Silk endpapers. Sewn-in silk bookmark. Lacking publishers slipcase, minor offsetting to spine. From a signed limited edition printing of 250 copies, this being number 239, signed by Mikhail Gorbachev on limitation page.
Comments: Mikhail Gorbachev was the eighth and final General Secretary of the communist party of the Soviet Union. His book, Perestroika, details his “restructuring” of the soviet state to overcome to economic stagnation that had plagued the country for many years.