LETTERS FROM RUSSIAN PRISONS: Consisting of Reprints of Documents by Political Prisoners in Soviet Prisons, Prison Camps and Exile, and Reprints of Affidavits Concerning Political Persecution in Soviet Russia, Official Statements by Soviet Authorities, Excerpts from Soviet Laws Pertaining to Civil Liberties, and Other Documents. Roger N. Baldwin, introduction, Selma Lagerloff Einstein, Wells..., Mann, Sinclair Lewis.
LETTERS FROM RUSSIAN PRISONS: Consisting of Reprints of Documents by Political Prisoners in Soviet Prisons, Prison Camps and Exile, and Reprints of Affidavits Concerning Political Persecution in Soviet Russia, Official Statements by Soviet Authorities, Excerpts from Soviet Laws Pertaining to Civil Liberties, and Other Documents.

LETTERS FROM RUSSIAN PRISONS: Consisting of Reprints of Documents by Political Prisoners in Soviet Prisons, Prison Camps and Exile, and Reprints of Affidavits Concerning Political Persecution in Soviet Russia, Official Statements by Soviet Authorities, Excerpts from Soviet Laws Pertaining to Civil Liberties, and Other Documents.

New York: Albert & Charles Boni, 1925. First edition. Includes 22 letters by "Celebrated Intellectuals" (many of whom were Nobel Prize recipients) including Karl Capek, Albert Einstein, Selma Lagerlof, Sinclair Lewis, Maurice Maeterlinck, Thomas Mann, Romain Rolland, Bertrand Russell, Upton Sinclair, H. G. Wells, Rebecca West, Izrael Zangwill, et al. Published in the U.S. by Boni and the UK by The C. W. Daniel Company for the International Committee for Political Prisoners whose members (listed opposite title page) included Jane Addams, the first American woman to be awarded the Nobel Peace Prize, Clarence Darrow, Anna N. Davis, Eugene Debbs, W. E. B. DuBois, Elizabeth Gurley Flynn, Elisabeth Gilman, et al. Illustrated with photographs of original documents, letters, individuals. 8vo black pebble-cloth boards stamped in gilt and blind, top edge red. Fading to boards along lower fore edges, spine gilt perished, otherwise good to very good with contents fine and binding strong.
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