Man Who Never Died: A Play About Joe Hill with Notes on Joe Hill and His Times.
Place Published: New York
Publisher: Haven Press
Date Published: 1954
Edition: First edition
Book Id: 38389
SIGNED. 242pp. Octavo [20.5 cm] 1/2 blue cloth with salmon-colored paper over boards. Very good. The edges of the covers and spine are subtly rubbed, and the spine ends are gently bumped. The endsheets are mildly discolored. The dust jacket is in good condition only, with lightly rubbed edges. There is a 2 and 1/2 inch closed tear in the top edge of the rear panel that has been covered with several pieces of clear tape. There are a number of short closed tears in the edges as well.
Stavis has inscribed the front free endsheet. Joe Hill was executed by a firing squad at the old territorial prison in Salt Lake City in what became known as the "shot heard round the world" setting off labor riots in major U.S. cities and capitals around the world. Joe Hill's last words were "don't mourn, organize". Joe Hill along with Mother Jones and Big Bill Heywood were the most famous of all the anarchist wobbly leaders of the early 20th century.