Berlin: Verlag Der Jugendinternationale, 1922. Small Octavo. Item #006345
Portrait frontispiece, 75 pp. Rosa was a Polish-born German revolutionary and agitator who played a key role in the founding of the Polish Social Democratic Party and the Spartacus League, which grew into the Communist Party of Germany. This work contains the letters she had written while in prison though published after her death. Because of their role in fomenting a communist uprising known as the Spartacus Revolt, she and her partner were arrested and murdered in Berlin on January 15, 1919, by members of the Free Corps. Bound in red paper covered boards lettered in black spine lettering black covers soiled with speckles, damp stain to upper corner of a few leaves some wear to edges. A good copy.