Item #71951 THE PORTION OF LABOR. Mary E. Wilkins.

THE PORTION OF LABOR.

New York: Harper & Brothers, 1901. First edition. Early labor novel chronicling the lives of factory workers in a small industrial New England town in which the main character, Ellen, leads a strike by workers for better wages and working conditions only to allow her efforts to be complicated by her feelings for the owner. 8vo gilt-stamped polished blue cloth boards; 8 full-plate illustrations including the tissue-protected frontispiece; 563 pages plus ads. Near fine.
Item #71951

Price: $45.00

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