Author:Essad-Bey [pseud. for Lev Nussimbaum] (translated from the German by Huntley Paterson)

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Stalin: The Career of a Fanatic

By: Essad-Bey [pseud. for Lev Nussimbaum] (translated from the German by Huntley Paterson)

Price: $250.00

Publisher: New York, The Viking Press: 1932 (c.1931)

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 15603

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dj


[very nice book, minimal wear at extremities, modest discoloration to endpapers; jacket has some shallow chipping along top and bottom edges (no loss of text anywhere), a few minor tears, light surface wear and minor soiling]. (B&W photographs) First published in Germany, this was one of the earliest books about Joseph Stalin. Although probably unreliable as history (the New York Times reviewer characterized the first part of the book, dealing with Stalin's early life, as "rather fictional"), it still painted a persuasive portrait of the dictator's personality and gave a compelling a... View more info