The People Talk
New York: Johnson Reprint, 1972. Facsimile Reprint. Reprint of Appel's fourth book, a non-fiction chronicle of the American scene a the end of the Great Depression. Octavo (22cm). Green cloth boards, lettered in silver and gold; 502pp. Facsimile reprint of the 1940 Dutton edition, inscribed on title page to artist Bernarda Bryson Shahn: "Happy birthday bernarda so you can hear the peoples of the world talk and talk as a jet-setter over all the continents, Love, Ben Appel," dated 1973. From the library of Ben and Bernarda Bryson Shahn, with estate label tipped on to front pastedown.