I, Candidate For Governor: And How I Got Licked. Upton SINCLAIR.

I, Candidate For Governor: And How I Got Licked

New York: Farrar & Rinehart, 1935. First Edition. Sinclair's account of his 1934 California gubernatorial campaign, in which he polled nearly 900,000 votes under the "End Poverty In California" [EPIC] banner. "...the EPIC campaign changed the course of state politics in California...adding to the documentary value of the book are 38 political cartoons, mostly anti-Sinclair, which demonstrate the passions of the campaign and the vicious level at which it was sometimes fought." The Farrar edition is scarce, in or out of jacket. AHOUSE A54.a. First Printing. Octavo (20.5cm); red cloth, with titles stamped in black on spine and front panel; dustjacket; 215pp, [ix]. Text edges tanned, else Near Fine. Dustjacket is unclipped (priced $1.50), with even toning and dusting to panels, and slightly darker toning to spine, and a small triangular chip to upper rear joint; Very Good+.

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