By Henry George
London   Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co
7" by 5" [7], viii, [1], 2-240pp
The first UK edition of Henry George's analytical work on the social problems in the US in the late nineteenth century.
By Henry George

1884 Social Problems

London   Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co
7" by 5" [7], viii, [1], 2-240pp
The first UK edition of Henry George's analytical work on the social problems in the US in the late nineteenth century.
£75.00
: 0.5kgs / : 677P14

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First Edition, Leather Binding

The first UK edition of this work. This is a detailed work analysing the social problems and issues that were prevalent in the US in the late nineteenth century. The author discusses political dangers, the rights of man, unemployed labour, overproduction, slavery, debts, and more. Written by Henry George, an American political economist. His works sparked several reform movements in the Progressive Era in America during the late nineteenth century, including the 'single tax' on land.

Condition

In a half calf binding with cloth to the boards. Externally, generally smart. Fading to the spine and joints. Light rubbing to the spine. Minor marks to the boards. Front hinge is starting but firm. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are bright and clean. The occasional pencil annotation to the margins. Closed tear to the half-title.

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