Macmillan & Company, 1909, Hardcover (Original Cloth), Book Condition: Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket, First Edition
XVI, 366pp., last blank, two pages of advertisements. Preface by author. Red cloth boards with gilt decoration and writing on the spine and self embossed decoration on the front and back panel. Bumping to the head and to the heel of the spine and to the book corners. The cloth of the book has been insect affected and sunning to the spine has caused fading. There are other marks present as well. The spine is slightly loose. Browning to the paper edges. Both the front and back the hinges are cracked. Browning to the endpapers and to the internal pages as well. Some handling marks present as well. Original owner's details on free front end paper. "The economic issues involved in the platform of Australian Socialism have been repeatedly investigated. This work is mainly confined to the history of political events by which Socialism was enabled to play such an important part in the political history of Australia, more especially in the years following the inauguration of the Commonwealth.", from the preface. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: History; Politics -- Australian; Inventory No: 0102763.