They Burned the Books. Stephen Vincent Benet.

They Burned the Books

Very Good / Very Good. Item #8500

New York: Farrar & Rinehart, Inc., 1942. First Edition. Octavo. 25 pages. Plain blue paper dust jacket. Red boards stamped in black. Housed in black slipcase with title label to spine.

Dust jacket is lightly worn along edges with toning to spine and around flaps. Boards show light edgewear and some general creasing. Binding is sound and pages unmarked. Slipcase sound.

An anti-Nazi radio-play featuring Heinrich Heine, Victor Hugo, and Walt Whitman, among others, written in protest of Gestapo censorship and the May 10, 1933 Nazi book burnings.

Price: $100.00