A. Kaganova, editor. Кулинария (Gastronomy ). USSR (Leningrad): Gostorgisdat (State Publishing House of Sales Literature), 1959. 401 pages. Hardcover with edge worn dustjacket preserved in protective Mylar dustjacket cover. Green covers with gold embossed blind stamping. Text near fine. Fine dining Soviet style. Classic of mid-20th century cookbooks originally published in 1955 in a run of 500 copies. The outcry for republication was intense and this is the second printing in 1957 of 500,000 copies. Collectible and still somewhat hard to find, as were the ingredients at the time. Contents include cold dishes, soups, main dishes, desserts and pastry. Well illustrated with illustrated endpapers. Book published with an emphasis on catering.