New York: Pioneer Publishers, 1936.
First edition of this collection of writings and speeches by Trotsky. Octavo, original cloth. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper in the year of publication, “To Comrade Max Sterling fraternally Leon Trotsky 8/7 1936 Weksel (Norway).” After being exiled from the Soviet Union, Trotsky lived in a number of places, Norway among them. The Norwegian Labor Party, which rose to power in 1935, had had previous affiliations with the Communist International and the Second International, prompting Trotsky to seek and obtain a visa from Oslo. Bookplate to the front pastedown, very good in a very good dust jacket. Translated by John G. Wright. With an introduction and explanatory notes by Max Shachtman. Uncommon signed and inscribed.
Ask a QuestionAdrienne Raptis