In Anger and Pity, a Report on Russia (Signed copy)
Signed by Robert Magidoff, an American correspondent deported in the 1940s
First US edition, hardback bound in the original blue cloth with printed red titling to spine. 21 × 14cm, 278pp.
Signed by Robert Magidoff to the ffep.
Robert Magidoff spent twelve years in Russia as an American correspondent before being suddenly framed on an espionage charge and deported. This is his account of his and Russian wife's life in Moscow and of the Russians they met, and ranges from Stalin and the Politburo to what was in fashion.
This copy is in good plus condition. The book has clean pages and secure binding, the blue cloth rubbed a little to the spine ends. The remnants of the dustwrapper are loosely tucked into the book. Previous owner's embossed stamp to title page.