Item #1449 Tears (Signed). Angelica Balabanoff.
Tears (Signed)
Tears (Signed)
Tears (Signed)
Tears (Signed)
Socialist Poetry by Exiled Italian Jewish Woman in World War II, Signed

Tears (Signed)

New York: E. Laub Publishing Co., 1943. First printing. Frontispiece portrait of the author. Thin velvet-covered boards. Octavo. 159 pages. Bound in thin, flexible, red velvet-covered boards with upper board titled in gilt, which has darkened. Some shallow bumping to the Yapp edges of covers. Jacket has a few shallow edge wrinkles and light soil. Overall near fine in a near fine dust jacket.

Poems of political struggle, published while Balabanoff was in exile in New York during World War II. She was a Russian-born Italian Jew who had worked with Lenin, Trotsky, and Zinoviev, and with Socialist leaders in Italy before being forced into exile by the rise of Mussolini.

Balabanoff has inscribed and signed this copy on a preliminary blank leaf: "For the comrades / O + R Fox / Thanking them for their / warm hospitality / and hoping to meet them / again and again! / W. D.C. 8-27-43 / [signature]."

Introduction by Arturo Giovannitti. Dust jacket features lengthy blurbs by Charles Edward Russell and others.


Item #1449

Price: $150

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