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The Decline and Rise of the Consumer: A Philosophy of Consumer Coöperation by  Horace M KALLEN - First Edition - 1935 - from Lorne Bair Rare Books and Biblio.com

The Decline and Rise of the Consumer: A Philosophy of Consumer Coöperation

by KALLEN, Horace M

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New York: D. Appleton-Century Company, 1935. First Edition. Hardcover. Study of consumerism in America both historically and during the Depression, with the argument that consumerism is not a product of the 20th century. (See Lawrence B. Glickman, Consumer Society in American History, p. 400). First printing with (1) on p. 484. Octavo (21cm.); original cloth in black and orange decorative dust jacket; xx,484pp. Jacket darkened from dust soiling, chips and shallow losses, including at both spine ends, none affecting text; contemporary rubberstamp of the Cooperative League of Cincinnati to front free endpaper with their (?) circulation card and library pocket mounted to rear free endpaper and pastedown; later bookseller rubberstamp to front pastedown. An About Very Good copy overall, scarce in dust jacket.


  • Bookseller: Lorne Bair Rare Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 25607
  • Title: The Decline and Rise of the Consumer: A Philosophy of Consumer Coöperation
  • Author: KALLEN, Horace M
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: D. Appleton-Century Company
  • Place: New York
  • Date published: 1935
  • Bookseller catalogs: Economics; Great Depression; Business, Economics, Finance;


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