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Author Name    Benson, Allan L.

Title   A Way to Prevent War

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Very Good

Jacket Condition   No Jacket

Edition   First Edition

Publisher   Girard, Kansas Appeal to Reason 1915

Inscription   Signed

Seller ID   004048

Girard, Kansas: Appeal to Reason, 1915. Allan Benson (1871-1940) was a prominent Socialist writer who ran for the Presidency in 1916; he was manifestly unsuccessful in this effort. He was very anti-militarist and opposed America entering World War I. This is a Very Good copy of the First Edition, rather uncommon today. Dark blue cloth binding with gilt lettering on the front cover and spine. Clean text; 180 pages; rear free endpaper is torn out. This copy is historically interesting due to additions made by a previous owner. His personal label is on the front paste-down, along with a contemporary ad for the Socialist Review. he has signed the FFEP (August 1915) and pasted in another Socialist Review advert on the rear paste-down. A third ad, from the Socialist publisher Charles H. Kerr & Company, has been pasted onto the Title Page. Mild bumping, some rubbing to the spine lettering; the front gutter has cracked. lacking a dustjacket.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall. First Edition.

Price = 35.00 USD



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