"Semyon Konstantinovich Timoshenko", A Short Biography, Military Publishing House, Moscow, 1940, 15pp, hand-tipped halftone portrait frontispiece, Russian text, hard cover.Library discard: shows stamp of the Red Army Archives dated 1946 plus library stamps.
5 3/8" x 8". His official, approved pre-WW2 biography. The front cover shows his full title and rank: "Hero of the Soviet Union, Marshal of the Soviet Union, Narkom (People's Commissar) of Defense of the USSR".
Very good to excellent condition, even for a library book. The pages, while still tightly bound together, have separated from the cover (they were only held to it by two very shallow staples - both of which have left tiny rust stains.