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Riis, Jacob A.
The Children Of The Poor
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1892. First Edition . Hardcover. Very Good. 7 13/16" Tall. Photographs and Drawings. Xi, 300 Pp + 4 Pp Ad For "How The Other Half Lives" At Rear. Original Violet Cloth, Lettered In Gilt, With Additional Purple Lettering And Design. A Worn But Solid Example Of An Important Book, Presenting The Author's Observations Of Slum Life In New York City, Following His Earlier 1890 Book. Cloth With Light Wear, Frays Near Top And Bottom Of Spine And At Two Front Tips And For 1/2" Along Top Edge Of Front Board Adjacent To The Spine, Gilt Lettering Still Bright, Purple Lettering Strong Except Middle Two Letters Of Publisher's Name On Spine Are Weak. All Illustrations And Photographs Present, All Pages Solidly Attached, Binding And Hinges Are Solid. Previous Owner's Name (Margaret Billis Of Flushing, Long Island, Dated December1892) On Front Free Endpaper, No Other Names Or Marks, No Staining.
Bookseller: Arroyo Seco Books, Pasadena, Member IOBA [Pasadena, CA, U.S.A.]

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