Biro Bidjan As I Saw It (ICOR Library Number 2)
New York: ICOR, 1935. Second Edition. Lord Marley’s first hand account of Biro-Bidjan (Birobidzhan), the Jewish autonomous region located near the Soviet-Chinese border, which he visited in October 1933, five years after it was established by the Soviet Union as a safe haven for international Jewry facing repression in Germany and elsewhere. One of the project's biggest supporters was ICOR (Organization for Jewish Colonization in Russia) which sent money and materials to the region. It dissolved in 1951.
Stapled, photo-illustrated, newsprint wrappers (6” x 4 ½”), 14 p. Tiny chip to the crown, toning to newsprint. A Near Fine copy of a fragile item. Item #10667