Stated reprint with revisions of 1987. Believed printed and bound in Japan. This is a bilingual edition in Japanese and in German. Full-pictorial wrappers. Oblong, 9 x 13.5 inches. Approximately 54 unnumbered pages and with 25 numbered maps, full-page and full-color. Unbumped spine head and tail, with fairly sharp corners. A lovely copy, clean and tight. Very slightly sunned spine, utterly trivial. Almost certainly unread. A Near FIne copy. Note that this book was issued 4 years before the official disintegration of the USSR at the end of 1991.