Looking Backward (Memorial Edition)

Edward Bellamy

Published by Houghton Mifflin Co./Riverside Press Cambridge, 1898
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This is a futuristic novel. It is part science fiction, part philosophy, and part political science. This was written twelve years after the original edition, with introduction by Sylvester Baxter. (Four Hundred and Twenty-Fifth Thousand) . First Edition thus. c1898. This edition is in Very Good condition. No jacket. The cloth cover is in a green tweed with black letterinbg on the front and the spine side. The spine side has the title and also"Memorial Edition". The book is very firm and the cover is bright. The cover has just a touch of wear on the bottom spine end. The spine is a little darker and there is a very small white staine on the lower spine. The pages are great. They are clean & bright and also no names. There are a few very light pencil marke on a few pages. The frontispiece is very nice with a photo of the author. Nice & interesting Book ! 337 pages. Bookseller Inventory #

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Title: Looking Backward (Memorial Edition)
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Co./Riverside Press Cambridge
Publication Date: 1898
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Very Good
Edition: First Edition Thus.

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BELLAMY, Edward; with introduction by Sylvester BAXTER
Published by Boston, Houghton, Mifflin 1900 (1900)
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Book Description Boston, Houghton, Mifflin 1900, 1900. memorial edition- hard cover without d.j. According to Eric Fromm, Bellamy's novel, is "one of the most remarkable books ever published in America". In the book, Julian West, an upper class man from 1887, awakens in 2000 from a hypnotic trance to find himself in a socialist utopia. 193 x 135mm., pp. frontis. (with tissue guard), xxi, 337. Original green cloth covered boards, printed front & spine. Contents, "previous owners" name & date (1904) ffep., no foxing, without dust jacket, boards a little stained - a nice copy. At least VG. Seller Inventory # f0de69e46c606823fdddeeb5c1348e6b

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Bellamy, Edward (with an introduction by Sylvester Baxter)
Published by Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston, MA (1917)
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Book Description Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston, MA, 1917. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good+. Trade Edition. This book is in Very Good+ condition. The book and its contents are in mostly clean, bright condition. There is some light edge wear and rubbing to the spine ends and spine joints, along with rubbing to the spine joints. The text pages are clean and bright. The edges of the text block have some toning and there is an ink stamped previous owner's name and date on the front endpaper. This is a possible First edition thus. This book is considered one of the best examples of Utopian fiction written in the early 20th century. From Wikipedia: "The major themes include problems associated with capitalism, a proposed socialist solution of a nationalisation of all industry, the use of an "industrial army" to organize production and distribution, as well as how to ensure free cultural production under such conditions.". Seller Inventory # 29569

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Bellamy, Edward (with an introduction by Sylvester Baxter)
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Book Description Houghton Mifflin Company, 1917. Condition: Good. Trade Edition. Ships from Reno, NV. Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Seller Inventory # GRP97763348

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Bellamy, Edward (with an introduction by Sylvester Baxter)
Published by Houghton Mifflin Company (1917)
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Book Description Houghton Mifflin Company, 1917. Hardcover. Condition: Acceptable. This is a used book. Potential defects may exist (folds, creases, highlighting, writing/markings, staining, stickers and/or sticker residue, ETC.) COAS Books, A Bookstore for Everyone. Ships Within 24 Hours - Satisfaction Guaranteed!. Seller Inventory # mon0000921331

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