New York: The Active Press, 1929. First Limited Edition. Hardcover. 14/150 signed and numbered by Marcus Graham on inside back cover, Quarto. 353 (7)pp. Original purple cloth over red textured buckram with gilt lettering and ruling on spine, housed in matching red paper-covered slipcase. Top edge gilt. Title page printed in orange and black with decorative framing. Headers printed in orange throughout with each page framed in orange.
Laid in two letters dated April and May 1929, on official publisher's stationary, one typed with contractual details, the other handwritten emphasizing the enthusiastic response to the publication, both signed Marcus Graham addressing the recipient J. Cohen with "Comrade."
Preface by Marcus Graham, introduction by Lucia Trent and Ralph Cheyney. One page dedication "I Am The People, The Mob" by Carl Sandburg. Contains poetry by William Blake, Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Robert Burns, Ralph Waldo Emerson, John Ruskin, Alfred Tennyson, and complete credits for modern poets and translators. Slipcase with wear, top edge missing and closed tears at joints. Binding sunned at spine. Slipcase in overall poor, binding in good, interior in very good condition. poor to vg. Item #46844