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by Post, Louis F

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New York: A. Wessels, 1909. Presumed First Edition. 8vo., 361 pp., VG-/no DJ; blue cloth boards, gilt lettering to spine; bumping/chipping to head and tail of spine, horizontal crease above "A. WESSELS' logo to tail of spine (lettering affected yet legible; bumping to corners of boards, cocking to boards, boards somewhat shaken, binding sturdy; ex libris bookplate to front paste-down, square area of age-toning to ffep from bookplate; age-toning to interior, slight fading to text (legible), occasional marginalia in pencil; INSCRIBED by Post to first blank page, dated "Chicago / Dec 1909"; Post served as Assistant Secretary of Labor from 1913-1920 under the Wilson administration; shelved Case 1. Shelved Dupont Bookstore.

  • Bookseller: Second Story Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 9-25-1287849
  • Author: Post, Louis F
  • Book condition: Used
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: Presumed First Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: A. Wessels
  • Place: New York
  • Date published: 1909
  • Keywords: Georgist; geoism; single tax; Red Scare; Bureau of Immigration


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