HENRY ASHTON: A THRILLING STORY AND HOW THE FAMOUS CO-OPERATIVE COMMONWEALTH WAS ESTABLISHED IN ZANLAND. Alameda, California: Published by the Author, 1903. Octavo, pp. [1-3] 4  6  8-235 [236-240: blank], inserted frontispiece (photographic portrait of the author), original tan cloth, front and spine panels stamped in black, floral patterned endpapers. First edition. "After many adventures an engineer marries an heiress and establishes a Christian socialist Utopia." - Hanna, A Mirror for the Nation 894. A fairly popular work that had at least three printings, the third done by The Milwaukee Social-Democratic Publishing Company in 1915. Negley, Utopian Literature: A Bibliography 252. Rooney, Dreams and Visions: A Study of American Utopias, 1865-1917, p. 186. Sargent, British and American Utopian Literature, 1516-1985, p. 128. Not in Bleiler (1948; 1978) or Reginald (1979; 1992). Smith, American Fiction, 1901-1925 D-7. A fine copy. (#157564).
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