[ANTI-SOVIET PROPAGANDA] [ELECTRIFICATION] SIBLEY, Robert
America's Answer to the Russian Challenge. In Which Electric Power, as a common denominator, is requisitioned to throw light on the Russian enigma and the challenge it presents to Western Civilization
San Francisco: Farallon Press, 1931. First, Limited Edition. Number 91 of an unspecified limitation. Hand-numbered and signed by the author on copyright page. Large octavo (25cm); original gilt-blocked cloth; dustjacket; 171pp; illus. Brief ownership inscription to front endpaper, else a tight, fine copy. In the original dustjacket, toned on spine and margins with a few short closed tears to extremities, Very Good. The author, a hydroelectric engineer, presents the results of his first-hand survey of Soviet electrification projects in 1930. He concludes that Individualism has and will continue to trump Collectivism on the path to progress. Well-illustrated with halftones and three mounted color plates (reproducing Soviet poster designs); two maps.