Listen, Little Man! A Document from the Archive of the Orgone Institute
23cm x 16cm. 126 pages, black and white illustrations. Off-white cloth. red lettering and illustration, no jacket.
First edition in the English language of Reich’s antiauthoritarian classic calling for direct action by the working class. Translated by Theodore P. Wolfe. Illustrated by William Stieg. Wilhelm Reich (1897-1957) was an Austro-Hungraian-American doctor and psychoanalys, and is one of psychiatry’s most radical figures. In the late 1950s many of his books were burned by order of the court in one of the largest cases of modern censorship making early editions of his work scarce.
Soiling to cloth, mostly to lower board. <1cm, closed tear to fore-edge of pages 37/8 and 39/40. Soil to pages 80/81, minor to very minor occasional soils elsewhere. Good Condition.