New York: International Publishers, 1949.
First American edition. 636pp. Russet cloth with gilt lettering. Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket with price intact ($5.00), small chips at edges, a few light stains to front panel. Bookplate on paste down. This volume documents the phenomenon of Lysenkoism in the former USSR, featuring sixty Soviet scientists and their guiding light, Trofim Lysenko. His pseudoscientific genetics are credited with severly disrupting the Russian agricultural system and are today regarded as a highwater mark of Stalinist excess. Item #170314005