Item #23586 Boston. Upton Sinclair.


New York: Albert & Charles Boni, 1928. First edition. Hardcover. 755 pages. 19 x 13 cm. Signed presentation copy in blue ink on half title, "To Clarence Darrow with admiration and regard Upton Sinclair." An historical novel based on the Sacco/Vanzetti trial and a pointed indictment of the American criminal justice system. Both Sinclair and Darrow were noted political activists and self-proclaimed Socialists. Darrow, Sinclair and others formed the Intercollegiate Socialist Society to promote their Socialism to America's college population. Upton was denied the Pulitzer Prize as the committee called its "Socialist tendencies" unsuitable. Corners rubbed, slight spine darkening, book label Vol.II front cover paste down. Orig. green cloth gilt stamped and black lettered front covers. Very good. 2 Vols. Item #23586

Price: $750.00

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