CRISIS OF THE OLD ORDER 1919-1933

(Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1957).

FIRST OF THE AGE OF ROOSEVELT VOLUMES interpreting the political, economic, social, and intellectual history of our time in terms of the controversial figure who became its spokesman and its symbol. "This book stands on its own feet as a study of the American people during some of the brightest and the darkest years of their existence: from Versailles to Hitler, from the ebullience of T.R. to the bitterness of Hoover, from fantastic prosperity to starvation, and, finally, from near despair to the new hope of Inauguration Day 1933." - publisher. Item #31598

First edition, First Printing and First Book Club Issue. Thick 8vo, publisher’s original black cloth, lettered in gilt on a red lettering label on the spine and in the decorated dustjacket. xiv, 556 pp. A handsome and well preserved copy, internally clean, the dustjacket with some light edgewear and mellowing.

Price: $150.00