1935 · New York
by KALLEN, Horace M.
New York: D. Appleton-Century Company, 1935. First Edition. First printing with (1) on p. 484. Octavo (21cm.); original cloth in black and orange decorative dust jacket; xx,484pp. Jacket darkened from dust soiling, chips and shallow losses, including at both spine ends, none affecting text; contemporary rubberstamp of the Cooperative League of Cincinnati to front free endpaper with their (?) circulation card and library pocket mounted to rear free endpaper and pastedown; later bookseller rubberstamp to front pastedown. An About Very Good copy overall, scarce in dust jacket. Study of consumerism in America both historically and during the Depression, with the argument that consumerism is not a product of the 20th century. (See Lawrence B. Glickman, Consumer Society in American History, p. 400). (Inventory #: 25607)