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  • THE END OF THE WORLD NEWS: An Entertainment. by Burgess, Anthony.
    Burgess, Anthony.
    THE END OF THE WORLD NEWS: An Entertainment.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: McGraw-Hill, (1983.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Intertwines 3 stories about the end of history as humans have known it - "a novelised, or very nearly televisualised, life of Sigmund Freud. . a Broadway musical about the visit of Leon Trotsky to New York in 1917, and some way into the future, the crushing of the planet Earth by a heavyweight intruder." 389 pp. ISBN: 0-07-0089655.

    Condition: Very near fine in a fine dustjacket (slight sunning to edges of boards, but otherwise tight, appears unread.)

    Book ID: 55166
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  • THE MIND OF AN ASSASSIN. by Levine, Isaac Don
    Levine, Isaac Don

    Edition: First edition.

    London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, (1959). SIGNED hardcover first edition - Written shortly before his scheduled release from prison in Mexico (after serving a 20 year sentence), this is an account of the life and psychology of Leon Trotsky's assassin, Russian agent Ramon Mercader (also known as Jacques Monard.) Based partly on interviews with the assassin conducted by Alfonso Quiroz Cuaron, the psychologist for the Mexican Dept of Justice. INSCRIBED on the front endpaper to Herschel Williams (presumably the Medal of Honor winner) with the comment "With memories of the days when one had faith in the struggle for liberty" and signed Don and dated in 1960 in Mexico City. Sources and Notes, index. xvii, 236 pp.

    Condition: Good only in red cloth with gilt lettering on spine (some staining to front cover), no dust jacket.

    Book ID: 72897
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  • Wolfe, Bertram D.
    THREE WHO MADE A REVOLUTION: A Biographical History (2 volume set.)

    Edition: Trade paperbacks.

    New York: Times Inc, (1964.). Introduction by Allen Dulles, who comments that this book does not deal with 1917 when the Bolsheviks seized power in Russia, but rather with how Lenin, Trotsky and Stalin used their years of exile and underground activity to prepare themselves for the coming revolution. Includes editor's preface and author's introduction. Illustrated with photographs. Sources, pronunciation guide and index in Volume 2. Vol 1: 420 pp; vol 2: 413 pp.

    Condition: Very good in stiff illustrated wrappers (prev owner's name, small piece missing on lower corner of front cover of volume 1.)

    Book ID: 30272
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