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BOTH HANDS BEFORE THE FIRE; Memoirs of and By Prynce Hopkins, M.A., Ph.D.
Edition: First edition.
Printed at Thai Watana Panich, Bangkok: By the author, nd (ca 1962). SIGNED hardcover first edition - Autobiography of this 'millionaire socialist,' pacifist and author of numerous psychology books and periodicals, founder of several schools for boys using Montessori principles and more. He was jailed and fined for his strident anti-war views, pro-union activities, and investigated for his associations with such social reformers as Upton Sinclair and Emma Goldman, although he comments in this book that with the rise of Hitler and Mussolini's dictatorships he reluctantly renounced his previous pacifist views (p 141). Includes a 9 page list of the 'personalities in this history.' INSCRIBED on the front endpaper "with the compliments of" and dated May 19, 1962. 205 pp.
Condition: Very good in green leatherette boards with gilt lettering to the spine and front cover (tear to sides of top of spine, newspaper photograph of Hopkins pasted on front endpaper, bookplate)Book ID: 88172More details Price: $150.00