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A Little Brother of the Rich

A Little Brother of the Rich

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A Little Brother of the Rich

by PATTERSON, Joseph Medill

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Chicago: Reilly & Britton, 1908. Second printing. Octavo. Gilt-pictorial boards; 361p. Light overall wear; ownership signature (Cornelia B Patterson, no clear relation) to front endpaper; a tight, straight attractive copy with the spine and cover lettering bright and unflaked. An unusually well-preserved copy, rarely found thus. A socialist romance written in the midst of Eugene Debs's first Presidential campaign. The book went through four printings in the first two weeks. Patterson later renounced Socialism, underwent a political reincarnation, and emerged as the publisher of the reactionary New York Daily News. HANNA 2797. RIDEOUT p.66ff.


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A Little Brother of the Rich
PATTERSON, Joseph Medill
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Reilly & Britton
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socialism socialist fiction new york city
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