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Author Name    Adams, Henry

Title   The Degradation of the Democratic Dogma

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Very Good

Jacket Condition   Very Good

Edition   First Edition

Publisher   New York The Macmillan Company 1919

Seller ID   004120

New York: The Macmillan Company, 1919. The American historian Henry (Brooks) Adams (1838-1918), a presidential decendant, became a prominent "public intellectual." He was influenced by John Stuart Mill. The first trade edition of his autobiography, "The Education of Henry Adams" became a posthumous hit and has made it on to the Modern Library's 100 Best Nonfiction Books (as #1). This posthumous collection of essays has an introduction by his brother Brooks Adams. A Very Good copy of the First Edition, published one year after Henry's death. Dark blue cloth binding with gilt lettering on the spine. Clean text; xv, 317 pages, indexed. The top is dusty, the front hinge is cracked but holding well. There is mottling on the rear cover, else it would have a better condition rating. The scarce dustjacket is present. It is complete, but tattered and rubbed along the margins; chips to the head and foot of the spine. In an archival plastic protector.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Dust jacket present. First Edition.

Price = 100.00 USD



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