New York: New Masses, Inc., 1933. Quarto-size, stapled wrappers (8 ¾” x 11 ½”) featuring cover art by Hugo Gellert, 32 pp, illus. Some dampstaining along fore-edge and in the margins of all pages (not affecting text or illustrations). Good+ and complete.
A relatively early issue of what would become the most important cultural Marxist magazine of the interwar period. A continuation of “The Masses” and “The Liberator,” it featured many of the same editors, artists and writers from those publications. Notable contributors for this issue include Jessie M. Stanley (“There Will Be Riots!”), I. L. Kissen (“The Brick”), Ben Field (“The Black Belt” a report from the South), Paul Salter (“Fascist Philosophers”), William Gropper, Hugo Gellert, Eugene Gordon (“Negro Novelists and the Negro Masses”), B. Limbach, and others. GOLDWATER, 181. Item #06584