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DOWN THE LONG TABLE. by  Earle Birney - First Edition - 1955 - from Capricorn Books (SKU: 12684)

DOWN THE LONG TABLE.

DOWN THE LONG TABLE. by  Earle Birney - First Edition - 1955 - from Capricorn Books (SKU: 12684)

DOWN THE LONG TABLE.

by Birney, Earle

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  • Hardcover
  • First
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Toronto: McClelland and Stewart, 1955. 298 pp, 8vo (8 1/4" H). In this novel, Gordon Saunders, a Canadian professor lecturing at an American university one day finds himself "among hostile strangers. There they sat, his accusers, looking at him down the length of the table, and of half a lifetime in a room filled with the atmostphere of suspicion and hatred - the special atmosphere of Investigating Committees in the Fifties. Their questions concerned people he had known, and things he had done, in 1932 and 1933; certain people and certain things only, for their final and all-important question - his relationship, past and present, with the Communist Party." Tiny closed tear (archivally taped) at top corner of free rear endpaper, bump to top corner of boards with slight migration into adjacent few pages, slight bump at bottom corners, wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, tiny repaired tear in cloth at bottom of front hinge, small shallow bump on bottom edge of rear board, light browning to edges of text block. Dust jacket has heavy browing on spine and flap-folds, small chips and tears, light rubbing, moderate edge wear/wrinkling, now protected in a mylar sleeve. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Good-/Fair.

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Bookseller
Capricorn Books CA (CA)
Bookseller's Inventory #
12684
Title
DOWN THE LONG TABLE.
Author
Birney, Earle
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Good-
Jacket condition
Fair
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
McClelland and Stewart
Place of Publication
Toronto
Date Published
1955
Keywords
Canadian authors, Investigating Committees, Communists, Communism, UnAmerican activities, Politics, McCarthyism, McCarthy, 1950s, Social history, America.
Bookseller catalogs
Literature;

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About Capricorn Books

Welcome to Capricorn Books. We offer a wide range of used, out-of-print and antiquarian books in most subjects, for readers and collectors alike. Our business opened in 1995, and has been selling on the internet since 1999. We have a general stock with larger catalogues being History & Travel, Military History, Children's, Art & Antiques and Canadiana. All orders are processed promptly. Our goal is to ship your book(s) within 24 hours and notify you when we have done so - we always try to keep you informed. Enjoy your visit!

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rubbing
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jacket
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spine
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First Edition
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edges
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