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The Iron Curtain Over America by  John Beaty - Signed First Edition - 1958 - from Rare Binds (SKU: 10116)

The Iron Curtain Over America

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The Iron Curtain Over America

by Beaty, John

  • Used
  • very good
  • hardcover
  • Signed
  • First
Very Good/No Jacket
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Barboursville, VA: Chestnut Mountain Books, 1958. 1st Edition 5th or later Printing. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Book Condition: Very Good. Seventeenth printing of first edition. Inscribed on title page:"Miss Martha Brown, with all good wishes" and signed: " John Beaty, Barboursville, Va". Dated: "Christmas 1960 New Year 1961". Address label on front flyleaf for Mrs. H. Douglas Brown. Very minor shelf wear. Front board has quarter inch tear on edge. Beaty, a teacher at Southern Methodist University and a veteran of the Military Intelligence service during World War II, was charged with being anti-semitic because of this book. "The Iron Curtain Over America" charges that communism is a Jewish conspiracy and this ideology fit in nicely with ultra-conservative political opinion during the Sen. Joseph McCarthy era.

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Rare: Signed First Edition


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The Iron Curtain Over America
Beaty, John
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Jacket condition
No Jacket
Quantity available
1st Edition 5th or later Printing
Chestnut Mountain Books
Place of Publication
Barboursville, VA
Date published
Bookseller catalogs
Signed By Author; Military; Politics;
8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall

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A new book is a book previously not circulated to a buyer. Although a new book is typically free of any faults or defects,...[more]
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First Edition
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shelf wear
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