Truth About Russia

The Truth About Russia


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[002440] Ransome, Arthur. The Truth About Russia. London: The Workers’ Socialist Federation, Third Edition. 8vo. Paper Covers. Pamphlet. Good. 19pp, [1], original paper covers, n.d. but probably 1919.

Staples rusted, slightly rubbed to extremities, internally fairly clean.

Unauthorized third separate edition (originally published as ‘On Behalf of Russia’ in 1918), priced at fourpence, a “review of this edition appeared in the Times Literary Supplement for 27 February 1919. On 12 January 1920 Ransome asked the publisher Stanley Unwin to send him copies of his pamphlet which a Socialist party in England had published without permission and called The Truth About Russia though he had called it no such thing” (Hammond, pages 47-48).

See Hammond A17; Grierson, page 29