Karlsbad: Verlagsanstalt "Graphia" 1935. First Edition. Octavo (23cm.); original card wrappers in cream pictorial dust jacket printed in orange; 258pp. Jacket flaps nearly separated at folds, one-inch loss to top edge of upper panel touching image, minor dust-soil, jacket spine lettering almost completely faded; overly-effaced ownership inscription to title page, else Near Fine in a Good or better example of the fragile and attractive jacket. Marxist author's history of the Weimar Republic, published two years after the rise of the Nazi regime and his subsequent dismissal from his university post and exile to Great Britain and later the United States.