The Prospect Before Us - John Dos passosJohn Lehmann, 1951, Hardback in Dust Wrapper.
Condition: Good+ — in Good+ Dustwrapper. Unlaminated dustwrapper a little edgeworn and faded with several short closed tears and slight loss at the spine ends and corners. Edges of the textblock lightly tanned. Text complete, clean and tight but a little age-tanned.
From the cover: “How can the ordinary man, whether in a free or a socialized economy, avoid being crushed by the growing despotism of the State? This question sets Dos Passos on a long journey in space as well as time, and his book records humanly, vividly and with remarkable justice the unfolding of the problems and the conditions for a solution as he found them in Britain, South America and the United States.”