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Author: Beecher, John
Price: $25.00
Publisher Location: New York
Publisher: International Publishers
Year Published: 1968
Book Condition: Near fine
Edition: First edition
8vo. Cloth edition. Introduction by Maxwell Geismar. Spine with slight discoloring (glue?), else fine in a bright dust jacket with wrinkled back panel and a couple of smudge marks. A selection from previous collections. Scarce hardcover edition of this activist 's vision of America from the Great depression through the Vietnam War. Geismar describes him as "The Last Abolitionist". Protest poetry, political poetry and narrative poetry are not particularly popular these days, but John Beecher's protests sadly seem as as necessary today as when he wrote them. Quite scarce in collectible condition in cloth issue.