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A Cure for Unemployment by  Liam O'FLAHERTY - Paperback - First American Edition - [1931] - from Lorne Bair Rare Books and Biblio.com

A Cure for Unemployment

by O'FLAHERTY, Liam

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New York: Julian Press, [1931]. First American Edition. Paperback. 12mo (18.5cm.); publisher's salmon staple-bound wrappers; 14pp.; illus. Just a hint of wear, else Near Fine. An uncommon O'Flaherty work, originally published in London under the anarchist publisher Charles Lahr's "Blue Moon" imprint. A Swiftian satire on the Conservative Party's economic approach to the Depression, proposing "...to substitute an [unemployed] human being as pet for every dog which is the property of a person with an income of over a thousand pounds a year..." Proceeds from the sale of the pamphlet went to relief for unemployed workers.




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