New York: Lincoln Mac Veagh - The Dial Press, 1932. First American Edition. Octavo. Red cloth boards, lettered in black on spine; dustjacket; 383pp. Paper-clip indent to first few leaves of text, else a tight, straight and unmarked copy, VG or better, in the original pictorial dustwrapper, lightly rubbed and soiled with a few small nicks at extremities. A Very Good, quite handsome example. Translated by Ivor Montagu and Sergei Nolbandov.
Epic novel of Russia under the first five-year plan, documenting the construction of a mammoth paper-mill in the Siberian wilderness. Includes a laudatory initroductory essay by Maxim Gorky. The striking pictorial dustwrapper, signed "Gram," is uncommon in any condition.