A Significant American Contribution to Economic and Sociological ThoughtHenry George. Progress and Poverty: An Inquiry into the Cause of Industrial Depressions, and of Increase of Want With Increase of Wealth - With Remedy. San Francisco: Wm. M. Hinton & Company, Printers, 1879. First edition, first issue Author's edition. Octavo. -512 pages. Publisher's original brown cloth with titles stamped in gilt on the spine. Boards with modest wear along the edges; joints with repairs; contemporary owner's name on the front pastedown along with a later, small ex-libris. An internally clean copy in very good condition sold in a beautiful half red morocco slipcase with chemise.
"The single tax theory is only incidental in this significant American contribution to economic and sociological thought." (Howes).
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