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New York: Its Upper Ten and Lower Million by  George Lippard - First edition - 1853 - from James Cummins Bookseller (SKU: 242074)

New York: Its Upper Ten and Lower Million

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New York: Its Upper Ten and Lower Million

by Lippard, George

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Cincinnati: H.M. Rulison, 1853. First edition. [iii]-xvi, 21-284 pp., + [10] pp. catalog. 8vo. Later maroon buckram, contents foxed, bookplate; very good. First edition. [iii]-xvi, 21-284 pp., + [10] pp. catalog. 8vo. In NEW YORK Lippard launched "attacks on family concentrations of wealth, on slavery, and on an alleged attempt by Roman Catholics to infiltrate American schools and governments" (Reynolds, p. 23)

George Lippard (1822-1854) was a close friend of Poe and founder of the Brotherhood of the Union, an early labor union. His popular fiction, which "represented the wildly subversive underside of the antebellum literary scene" (ANB) is often divided between the "city mysteries" (THE QUAKER CITY), and mythologized retellings of American history (WASHINGTON AND HIS GENERALS). He died of tuberculosis at 31. BAL 11796; Wright II: 1557; Reynolds, GEORGE LIPPARD, p. 134

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James Cummins Bookseller US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
242074
Title
New York: Its Upper Ten and Lower Million
Author
Lippard, George
Format/binding
[iii]-xvi, 21-284 pp., + [10] pp. catalog. 8vo
Book condition
Used - Later maroon buckram, contents foxed, bookplate; very good
Quantity-available
1
Edition
First edition
Publisher
H.M. Rulison
Place of Publication
Cincinnati
Date Published
1853
Keywords
American | New York City
Bookseller catalogs
Americana; Literature;

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