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THE JUNGLE by Upton Sinclair - First Thus - 1965 - from Well Read Books and Biblio.com

THE JUNGLE

by Upton Sinclair

Condition: Very Good/No Jacket as Issued


Connecticut : The Heritage Press , 1965. Boards illlustrated with brickwork design; brown title label, gilt lettering to spine - shaken, faded; neat name and date on front pastedown. Pale grey slipcase; very good condition - some fading. Very clean, sound copy. 334 pages; illustrated with black and white drawings and full page colour pictures. New Preface by the Author for this edition. Heritage Club "Sandglass" article laid in. Written in 1906 as an exposé of the working conditions endured by many immigrants to the US - their poverty, exploitation by ruthless employers and the appalling practices in the stockyards. The book attracted considerable attention, both acclaim and criticism. A classic of American literature. . First Thus. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket as Issued. Illus. by Fletcher Martin . 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Slipcase.


The Jungle is a 1906 novel written by author and journalist Upton Sinclair. This novel was intended to highlight the poverty and misery of the immigrant working class, but ultimately became more known as an expose of the American meatpacking industry during the early-20th century.


  • Bookseller: Well Read Books CA (CA)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 004524
  • Title: THE JUNGLE
  • Author: Upton Sinclair
  • Illustrator: Fletcher Martin
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good
  • Jacket condition: No Jacket as Issued
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: First Thus
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: The Heritage Press
  • Place: Connecticut
  • Date published: 1965
  • Keywords: AMERICANA AMERICAN LITERATURE UPTON SINCLAIR "THE JUNGLE" IMMIGRANT WORKERS LABOUR CONDITIONS MEAT-PACKERS STRIKE STOCKYARDS CHICAGO
  • Bookseller catalogs: Classics, Collectables / Collectibles;
  • Size: 4to - over 9�" - 12" tall


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