DI ABSHTARBENDE GEZELSHAFT UN DI ANARKHYE
London; Arbeyter Fraynd, 1908. Item #31057
Original Cloth. 12mo. V, 280 pages. 19 cm. First Yiddish edition. With frontispiece portrait of Jean Grave. Translation of ‘Socie´te´ mourante et l'anarchie’ by Rudolf Rocker. Foreword by Octave Mirbeau. ‘Moribund Society and Anarchy’, by Jean Grave, who served a two year jail sentence owing to the contents of this publication. Grave was a leading member of the French Anarchist movement before the First World War, editor of such papers as Le Revolte and Les Temps Nouveaux and producer of anarchist books, novels and plays. Subjects: Anarchism; France; J. Grave. Yiddish Anarchism. Institutional marks on endpages and backstrip, light wear to edges of cloth, otherwise fresh. Good + condition. (YID-19-12).