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.
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