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[POLITICS] -- [WILLKIE, Wendell (1892-1944)]. Campaign imprints, comprising:

8 1/2 x 12 in. double-sided anti-Democrat graphic (chipping, horizontal creases). Two separate political cartoons with text at foot emphasizing poor treatment of Blacks by Democrats, one with caption "New Deal Dictatorship -- A Cruel Dictator" and the other on verso with caption "How Can You Vote Democratic?" Both illustrations by Henry Brown. Published for Associated Willkie Clubs of New York as an appeal to African American voters. [With:] "An Appeal to the Common Sense of Colored Citizens." 5 3/8 x 8 3/8 in., 32pp. (light toning at top edge). Original stapled wrappers. Lengthy discussion highlighting the reasons Republican leadership was preferable to the policies of FDR and the New Deal. Distributed by the Republican National Committee, [ca 1940].  

Wendell Willkie ran as the Republican candidate for President in the 1940 US Presidential election. Both pieces of ephemera are scarce, with OCLC locating only 1 similar graphic and 4 copies of the book.

Estimate: $600 - $800
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$500
02/18/2021

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