The People Talk
New York: Johnson Reprint, 1972. Facsimile Reprint. 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.
Reprint of Appel's fourth book, a non-fiction chronicle of the American scene a the end of the Great Depression.