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Author Name    Hough, Emerson

Title   The Web. The Authorized History of the American Protective League

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Very Good

Jacket Condition   No Jacket

Edition   First Edition.

Publisher   Chicago Reilly & Lee Co, 1919

Seller ID   001846

Chicago: Reilly & Lee Co,, 1919. Emerson Hough (1857-1923), who mainly wrote westerns, authored this glowing history of the APL, a quasi-official organization whose mission was to identify suspected German sympathisers during World War One. This was really just an excuse to go after leftists and anarchists; they wished to enforce patriotism by deporting "un-Americans" and "purifying the population." Many would later find a home in the KKK. This is a Very Good copy of the First Edition, lacking the dustjacket. Tan cloth binding with black lettering. Clean text; 511 pages, with appendices. Light soil, very mild shelfwear and bumping. An interesting book regarding a shameful part of our past that has, unfortunately, repeated itself too many times. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. First Edition.. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. First Edition.

Price = 45.00 USD

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