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RECIPROCITY (SOCIAL AND ECONOMIC) IN THE THIRTIETH CENTURY, THE COMING CO-OPERATIVE AGE: A FORECAST OF THE WORLD'S FUTURE. By William Wonder [pseudonym]
New York: The Cochrane Publishing Company, 1909.. Octavo, pp. [1-6] [i] ii-vi [7] 8-217 [218: blank], two inserted plates, original blue-gray cloth, front and spine panels stamped in white. First edition. "In the year 3079, the people in their collective capacity own everything except personal property, which may not exceed $50,000. Only positive thinking is allowed; no tragedies, evil, scandal, or badness can be subjects of communication. Electricity is the panacea for progress. Law and politics are minimal." - Rooney, Dreams and Visions: A Study of American Utopias, 1865-1917, p. 192. "Socialist eutopia" - Sargent, British and American Utopian Literature, 1516-1985, p. 146. Clareson, Science Fiction in America, 1870s-1930s 824. Smith, American Fiction, 1901-1925 W-816. Gift inscription dated 1910 on recto of frontispiece. Spine panel tanned, a very good copy. (#139363)
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