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Out of a Job by  Louis [SOCIALISM] WEITZ - Paperback - First Edition - [1915] - from Lorne Bair Rare Books and Biblio.com

Out of a Job

by [SOCIALISM] WEITZ, Louis

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New York: Louis Weitz, [1915]. First Edition. Paperback. Small octavo (19.5cm.); publisher's tan pictorial card wrappers; 59pp.; photographic portrait frontispiece. Wrapper extremities a bit chipped and toned, spine lettering partly effaced, else Near Very Good, internally near fine. "Peoples Educational Society" - upper cover. Socialist study of unemployment. A copy would be sent to Jack London in Honolulu, prompting him to write to Weitz: "I think it is a good, clean, straight-from-the-shoulder presentation of the situation for the jobless ones. My congratulations" (see "The Letters of Jack London, 1913-1916" (1988), p. 1543). Quite uncommon with only five physical copies in OCLC as of September, 2018, at Cornell, Library of Congress, U. Kansas, Harvard, and U. Wisconsin. Not in Egbert.




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