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Works / Volume 1 / What Is Property?  First Memoir. An Inquiry Into The Principle Of Right And Of Government;… by  Translated from the French By Benj. (Benjamin) R. Tucker  P.- J. (Pierre-Joseph) (with the 1875 Biographical Memoir By J. A. Langlois) - First American Edition  - 1875 - from Arroyo Seco Books (SKU: 041896)

Works / Volume 1 / What Is Property? First Memoir. An Inquiry Into The Principle Of Right And Of Government; Second Memoir ( A Letter To M. Blanqui)

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Works / Volume 1 / What Is Property? First Memoir. An Inquiry Into The Principle Of Right And Of Government; Second Memoir ( A Letter To M. Blanqui)

by Proudhon, P.- J. (Pierre-Joseph) (with the 1875 Biographical Memoir By J. A. Langlois), Translated from the French By Benj. (Benjamin) R. Tucker

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Princeton, Massachusetts (1876): Benj. (Benjamin) R. Tucker, 1875. First American Edition . Pebbled Purple Cloth. Very Good. 9 1/4" Tall. Frontispiece Engraved Portrait By F. T. Stuart of Boston. First American Edition, Published In 1876 In The United States, Translated From The 1875 French Edition, Preserving The Biographical Memoir By Langlois And The Preface. Frontispiece With Tissue Guard, Half-Title And Title All Present. The First Memoir (What Is Property? The Inquiry...) Is 288 Pp., The Second Memoir ( A Letter To M. Blanqui) With Its Own Half-Title Is On Pp. 289-457. Original Slate Endpapers. A Clean, Solid Example With Wear At Head And Foot Of Spine And At Tips Of Covers. Spine Somewhat Faded But Gilt Lettering Bright. Engraved Bookplate In Blue With Horse-Dragon And Name "Siegel". Ownership Signature Of George H. Perry, Probably The Man Of That Name From A Massachusetts Fur Trading Family Who Engaged In The Fur Business In Detroit (And, If He Was An Associate Of The Astors, An Interesting Association, Astor Having Accumulated Five Times The Wealth Of The Second Richest Family In America By The 1840'S, And, In A Time When There Were Only A Few Millionaires In America, Could Say Without Exaggeration That Having A Million Dollars Was Almost As Good As Being Truly Rich. Matthew Perry, The Us Naval Commander Who Founded Liberia And Opened Up Japan, Was His Son-In-Law).

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Title
Works / Volume 1 / What Is Property? First Memoir. An Inquiry Into The Principle Of Right And Of Government; Second Memoir ( A Letter To M. Blanqui)
Author
Proudhon, P.- J. (Pierre-Joseph) (with the 1875 Biographical Memoir By J. A. Langlois), Translated from the French By Benj. (Benjamin) R. Tucker
Illustrator
Frontispiece Engraved Portrait By F. T. Stuart of Boston
Format/binding
Pebbled Purple Cloth
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Quantity-available
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Edition
First American Edition
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Hardcover
Publisher
Benj. (Benjamin) R. Tucker
Place of Publication
Princeton, Massachusetts (1876)
Date Published
1875
Keywords
Anarchism; Socialism; Radical Literature; Rationalist Literature
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Rare And Unusual Books; Radical Literature;
Size
9 1/4" Tall

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