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My Life - The Rise and Fall of a Dictator

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My Life - The Rise and Fall of a Dictator

by Trotsky, Leon

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London: Thornton Butterworth, Limited, 1930. Book. Fair. Hardcover. First English Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. [6]-512 pp. Index. Black and white photo frontispiece photo of Trotsky [1879-1940]. A sound working copy of this tumultuous and impactful life story published in the year following Trotsky's exile from the Soviet Union and ten years before his murder in Mexico. No dust jacket. Faint prior owner's name upon front free endpaper otherwise unmarked. Moderate scattered foxing. Somewhat above-average wear to publisher's red cloth which is sunned on spine and lettered in gilt. Binding intact with moderate lean. Chip from top corner of pages 7-16. .


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My Life - The Rise and Fall of a Dictator
Trotsky, Leon
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Used - Fair
First English Edition
Thornton Butterworth, Limited
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Leon Trotsky - biography, Leon Trotsky - autobiography, Russian Revolution, Soviet Union - history, Communism, Trotskyism, Lev Bronstein, Marxists, Marxism, Marxist Revolutionaries, October Revolution
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Biography; Politics;
8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall

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