B00146BEPO 1970 first edition Western Islands (Belmont, Massachusetts), 5 1/2 x 8 1/4 inches tall blue cloth hardcover, no dust jacket, dark blue lettering to spine, xiv, 303 pp. Heavy soiling, rubbing and edgewear to covers. Fraying to upper edge of front cover. Spine cocked. Bumping to tips. Both boards very slightly bowed. Foxing to page edges. Prior owner notations to front pastedown. About a dozen pages, mostly in the first few chapters, with minor prior owner underlining or marginalia. Despite all these detractions, still a good reading/reference copy of this scarce title. ~SP16~ [2.0P] Explores the revelations of communist subversion unveiled in the 1950s by U.S. Senator Joseph R. McCarthy of Wisconsin. Medford Bryan Evans (1907-1989) was a college professor, author, editor, and critic of liberalism in American politics, education, and society.