New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1941. First edition. Hardcover. Quarto (10-1/2" x 8-1/2"). Unpaginated. pp. Olive cloth, with black lettering to front cover. Illustrated title page. Previous owner's attractive bookplate on front pastedown.
"In the "New Order" Mr. Szyk's vitriolic brush depicts with stirring realism the dictators of Europe (Hitler and Mussolini) and Asia (Hirohito) with their hirelings and victims." (From the Publishers).
This powerful work is illustrated with 9 color and 30 b/w reproductions of anti-fascist caricatures of Hitler, Goebbels, Göring, Mussolini, Tojo, Hindenburg, Petain, Stalin, and others. Arthur Szyk became famous with works such as this with caricatures distinguished by their trenchant wit and satire. Very good +. Item #50652