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The Struggle for Existence by Walter Thomas Mills, Hardback, 7th ed. 1904.
The Struggle for Existence by Walter Thomas Mills, Hardback, 7th ed. 1904. Ink signed inscription on the front endpaper "Fraternaly, Walter Thomas Mills. Sept. 29 1910". No dust jacket. Cloth boards clean with mild edge scuffing and light marks. Spine complete. Book is tight and pages clean with aged wood dust to block edge. International School of Social Economy Chicago, Octavo (23cm). . A substantial elementary treatise on socialism, intended as a textbook for group or home study, "to help those who are trying to help others in the long warfare against oppression and so to have some share in helping to make a speedy and peaceful transition from the outworn social forms, by which we are surrounded and of which we are the victims." Mills (1856-1942) was a leading voice of the moderate wing of the Socialist Party, known for his small stature (four and a half feet tall) and rousing oratorical style.1154g