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Author Name    Dewees, F. P.

Title   The Molly Maguires. The Origin, Growth, and Character of the Organization

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Very Good

Jacket Condition   No Jacket

Edition   First Edition.

Publisher   Philadelphia J.B. Lippincott 1877

Seller ID   001955

Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott, 1877. This book, although strongly biased against the Mollies, remains a basic source for the labor violence in the coal fields in 1876. The Mollies, a secret Irish organization, were pursued and infiltrated by the Pinkertons, resulting in the hanging of ten miners, some of whom may have been innocent, as terrorists. A Very Good copy of the First Edition, rather scarce. Green cloth binding, ruled, with gilt lettering on the spine. Clean text; 380 pages, with Appendix. Light wear, mild bumping; surprisingly, the spine remains bright while the covers have a bit of fade. A previous-owner signature has been torn off the top of the Title Page, resulting in a 1" loss (only affecting part of the lettering -"The"). Otherwise a very respectable copy of this important work. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. First Edition.. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. First Edition.

Price = 275.00 USD



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