NEW MASSES DECEMBER 1931 Vol. 7 No. 7

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A GOOD+ copy of New Masses Dec. 1931, Vol. 7 No. 7, securely bound in illustrated wraps with a gently age-toned interior. Old and gently worn, with commensurate aging. BUY WITH CONFIDENCE! Please see description for more details. AS IS.

New Masses: December 1931 Volume 7, Number 7

by Walt Carmon

Includes book reviews, advertisements by similar groups and individuals, a call to action from members of the publication, a section on Workers Art: Reports & Discussions of Workers Cultural Activities. Features contributions by Langston Hughes, Bennett Stevens, John Dos Passos, Whittaker Chambers, Charles Rumford Walker and more with illustrations from William Gropper, Hugo Gellert, Jefferson Davis and Marc Kenney. 31 pages. 9" by 11.75". 

The New Masses (1926–1948) was an American Marxist magazine closely associated with the Communist Party, USA. It succeeded The Masses (1912—1917) and later merged into Masses & Mainstream (1948—1963). With the coming of the Great Depression in 1929 America became more receptive to ideas from the political Left and The New Masses became highly influential in intellectual circles. The magazine has been called “the principal organ of the American cultural left from 1926 onwards. [Wikipedia]

Published by The New Masses, Inc. New York, NY. 1931. 

Softback is overall in GOOD+ condition. 

  • Illustrated wraps show commensurate wear and dirt, mostly notably to the darkened perimeter where there is a chip to the bottom edge. 
  • Corners are bumped with chips from the front right corners. 
  • Spine is darkened with 3" of the top portion cracked and detached. Please see photos. 
  • Binding appears brittle though is secure.  
  • Interior is gently age-toned. 
  • Inside pages are free of writing and intentional marks.
  • Book may exhibit additional minor signs of age or wear.
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AS IS! Please see photos. More photos available upon request.

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Binding: Softcover Wraps
Original/Facsimile: Original
Special Attributes: Illustrated
Region: North America
Language: English
Country/Region of Manufacture: United States
Subject: Magazine; Philosophy
Topic: Political
Year Printed: 1931
Author: Walt Carmon with various contributors
Place of Publication: New York NY
Publisher: The New Masses Inc.
Illustrator: Various
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