A full-color, double-sided pamphlet showcasing the U.S.S.R. section at the Brussels Universal and International Exhibition 1958 (also known as Expo 58 or the Brussels World's Fair) highlighting "a comprehensive picture of the Soviet Union's economic progress and its achievements in the fields of science, technology and culture." The U.S.S.R. Pavilion included a section on Soviet sputniks and rockets, including the rocket "in which instruments and a test dog were carried up into the ionosphere," models of jet passenger planes, the latest Soviet cars, and "26 models of television sets." The Soviet pavilion was awared a Grand Prix, but the Sputnik replica that was displayed mysteriously disappeared after the fair, and the U.S. was accused of stealing it. Scarce item. Item #920.
Condition: Good-, overall wear and rubbing to the pamphlet at edges and folds with a few 1/8" and 1/4" tears along bottom edge; 1" area of loss inside to yellow printing on back cover, possibly from tape; soft crease to top right corner.