Altgeld, John P.
Title Live Questions: Including Our Penal Machinery and Its Victims
Book Condition Very Good
Jacket Condition No Jacket
Edition First Edition.
Publisher Chicago Donohue & Henneberry 1890
Seller ID 002454
Chicago: Donohue & Henneberry, 1890. John (Peter) Altgeld (1847-1902), as Governor of Illinois, was a leader of the Progressive wing of the Democratic Party. As such, he was an influential reformer, dedicated to child labor laws and fair treatment for unionists. He might have been President, save for his birth in Germany. He died young, a result of his Civil War service. This is a Very Good copy of the First Edition of some of his essays. Dark green cloth binding, with gilt lettering on the front cover and spine. Clean text; 320 pages. Rubbed at the margins (to a bit of a fray at the foot of the spine. Withal, a solid copy dealing with questions that remain live today. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. First Edition.. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. First Edition.