8vo, pp. 86; a very good copy in the original printed wrappers.
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V Amerike. Ocherki [In America. Sketches].
Second edition (first, 1906): Gorky’s impressions of America after his visit there in 1906 to collect funds for the Party.
Kilgour 381. OCLC records 4 copies of the first edition and 4 copies of the present edition (April 2002).
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First editions. With the Jewish population attaining greater prominence both economically and culturally, the 1880s saw a corresponding wave of emerging anti-Semitism across Central and Eastern Europe. The present works aim to provide a historical precedent for anti-Semitism dating back to the age of the first great Empire, that of ancient Egypt. The illustrations include a wealth of crude stereotypes, including parodies of the traditional imagery of Judaism. The first Anti-Jewish Congress was held in Dresden in 1822, and soon there were similar events across Europe. Forty years later, this legitimisation of racial supremacy was revisited by the Nazi party, who set out to show that Jews had been reviled throughout history.
L’Homme qui rit. Tome premier [- quatrième].
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