Bearsville, NY: Retort Press. 1950. First Edition (& 1st printing). Octavo, original printed boards with taped cloth spine (as issued); in Dust Jacket. 138 pp. Illustrated throughout by Lowell Naeve. Minor stains; a very good copy in a good dust jacket that shows some staining and has pronounced chips, primarily at the spine tips. An uncommon book, rare in the dust jacket. Item #313126
¶ A manual of lliving-technique for prisoners. A home-made production, poorly printed and bound. Written entirely by members of the extreme pacifist minority who resisted US conscription during World War II. With a Preface by Isherwood, the perishable and rare dust jacket also bears a blurb by Aldous Huxley on the rear panel, praising the book.
Price (USD): $250.00