New York: Farrar & Rinehart, 1933. First edition. Hardcover. 42pp. Octavo [23 cm] Black cloth over boards with bold white lettering on the front board. Frontispiece by Lynd Ward from a wood engraving reproduced by electrotype and printed in black; title page incorporates a detail of the frontispiece; dust jacket, front cover, repeats frontispiece. The book is in superb condition with no flaws. In the dust jacket, illustrated by Lynd Ward, with a couple of trivial shallow edge tears barely worth mentioning. Very bright. A superior copy. Dance 059. Fine / near fine. Item #62067
A collection of revolutionary uprising poetry. Robert Gessner was a trailblazer in film education, and a film professor at NYU, as well as a published poet, novelist and screenwriter. According to the New York University Archives, Gessner is credited with teaching the first cinema course for credit in a liberal arts college, "Cinema as a Literary Art." His other published works include, "Massacre: A Survey of Today's American Indian" (made into a film), "Broken Arrow," "Some of My Best Friends are Jews," and "Youth is the Time."