Title AN EMPIRE OF DUST
Book Condition Mild crimp to spine crown, else nearly fine, in pictorial cloth; no dust jacket. 203 pages.
Edition First edition, first printing. This copy a volume from Cecil B. De Mille's library, with his striking bookplate to pastedown.
Publisher Caldwell, Idaho: The Caxton Printers, Ltd., 1940.
Seller ID 50412.00
Historical-sociological account of the Dust Bowl era by the former wheat farmer. Like Steinbeck and Woody Guthrie, Svobida "blamed more than a natural drought for the catastrophe of the Dust Bowl. He indicted industrial farming."--ohiou.
American History. Hollywood.