New Masses: An Anthology of the Rebel Thirties. Joseph North.

New Masses: An Anthology of the Rebel Thirties

New York: International Publishers, 1969. First Edition. INSCRIBED by Joseph North, the editor. A collection of fiction and nonfiction from the pages of the magazine New Masses. With work by Ernest Hemingway, Theodore Dreiser, James Agee, Kenneth Patchen, John Dos Passos, Richard Wright, Nelson Algren and Garcia Lorca (translated by Langston Hughes), among many others. Inscribed by North on the front free endpaper to the artist Raphael Soyer and his wife: "You were inspirers of this book. With love/ Joe North." Dated in the year of publication. A nice association: Soyer was noted as a socialist realist artist, who taught at the John Reed Club and the New School for Social Research, in addition to such places as the National Academy and the Art Students' League. Octavo, 318 pages. Spine crease and lower edge bump; Near Fine in a Near Fine dust jacket with a corner tear to the lower front flap, a small chip to the upper rear panel and some soiling. SCARCE. Item #665

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