[Item #47602] Broken Earth. Maurice : GROPPER HINDUS, William, text, jacket design.

Broken Earth

New York: International Publishers, 1926. First Edition. First Printing. Octavo (19.5cm); black cloth, with titles stamped in green on spine, and publishers logo embossed at lower front cover; dustjacket; [6],7-287,[3]pp. Spine ends gently nudged, contemporary owners name (in ink) to front endpaper, else Fine. In an attractive example of the dustjacket designed by William Gropper; price-clipped, gently spine-sunned and lightly edgeworn, with several tiny nicks and small tears along upper edge, mended by clear tape on verso; Very Good+.

Attractive copy of this first-hand account by the Russian-American foreign correspondent, written after revisiting his birthplace in the Soviet Union, and dealing with "the peasant, his daily life, his wife and children, the village school, the Church, the Soviet, the political and social regeneration of the village" (from front flap). With an introduction by Glenn Frank.

Price: $200.00

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