Good in poor dust jacket. This 1955 first edition stated second printing hardcover has no marks or writing. Dark blue boards with gold gilt 100% have corner bumping. Unclipped jacket is age tanned with soiling, chipping and large tear at back binding. 334 p. 22 cm.
8vo. VG/VG-. heavily yellow stained DJ spine strip, bold uppercase black title, pale red subtitling with small bold black author in capitals and tiny black publisher at tail end. basic beige panels, heavily yellow spotted jacket front with expansive titling that dominates the jacket front with black capitals and small red flourished lettering. tiny closed tears. black clothbound HB, gold metallic stamped lettering. chafed lightly, puckered in spine tip and tail. transitions to plum toned paperboards, evident shelfwear. no writing or marks to textblock, plum tinted head-edge. smooth ivory fore-edge and tail. 334 pp. Rockville.
some ruins and monuments of the thirties. viii, 334p., first printing, neat previous owner's name on front blank endpaper. "A series of sketches of communists or leftist anticommunists who were active in the 1930's." *Seidman K61.
Very Good in Fair jacket. 334pp. Dust jacket is stained and soiled, but fully intact. Concerning some of the men and women who were active in the "Red Decade" in the U.S. Some of them radicals, most of them Communists; how they felt in those days and their gain or loss from an experience intense and passionate, which changed their lives profoundly. (loc 854/1)
Part of our time; some monuments and ruins of the thirties.
by Murray Kempton
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