[RADICAL & PROLETARIAN FICTION] [GREAT DEPRESSION] APPEL, Benjamin
New York: E.P. Dutton, 1937. First Edition. Octavo (21cm). Blue cloth boards, lettered in red on spine and front cover; red top-stain; dustjacket; 320pp. Cloth slightly faded on backstrip, with matching fading to jacket spine, else a clean, tight, VG or better copy. A novel of New York machine politics during the Great Depression, the overarching theme (according to the publisher's jacket blurb) being "...the losing battle against poverty which is thwarting the dream of life, liberty, and happiness for America's under-privileged majority." A highly uncommon Appel title, rarely found in dustwrapper. HANNA 101.