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The Romance of the Merit System: Forty-Five Years' Reminiscences of the Civil Service

Halloran, Matthew F.

Published by Privately Printed, n.p., 1928
Condition: fair Hardcover
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314 pages. Illus., appendix, index, front bd weak, bds & spine scratched & scuffed, tears at spine. Signed, #986 of limited edition of 1000. Chapter XI (pp. 100-107) discusses "Patriotism of Civil Service Employees in War Crisis, " specifically the Spanish-American War and World War I. The author was a Civil Service success story, rising from messenger boy to liaison officer between the Civil Service Commission and all of the Federal government departments. Bookseller Inventory # 14599

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Title: The Romance of the Merit System: Forty-Five ...

Publisher: Privately Printed, n.p.

Publication Date: 1928

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: fair

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: Limited Edition.

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