THE MONEY-MAKERS. A SOCIAL PARABLE. New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1885. 12mo, pp. [i-v] vi [vii-viii]  2-337 [338: blank] [339-340: ads], flyleaves at front and rear, original brown cloth, front panel stamped in dark brown and gold, spine panel stamped in gold, decorated endpapers. First edition, later (second?) printing. THE MONEY-MAKERS, an anonymous reply to John Hay's antiunion novel, "THE BREAD WINNERS (1885), "shows the selfish, unprincipled actions of capitalists, which lead to the conditions attacked in Hay's antiunion novel." - Oxford Companion to American Literature (1965), pp. 349; 557. This printing has the revision of the millionaire's suicide by gas instead of gun shot. Blake, The Strike in the American Novel, p. 213. Wright (III) 3060. Cloth lightly rubbed at edges, a very good copy. (#160584).
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