Cleveland: The Burrows Brothers Company, 1898. 239p., first edition, original red cloth binding with some edge wear and spotting from loss of sizing, spine gilt lettering still visible, top edge gilt, paper stock browned but flexable.
"Long series of essays criticizes Bellamy by cataloging Divine laws, e.g., inequality, self-maintenance, survival of the fittest. Statistically 'proves' that framers and laborers are prosperous and criticizes Bellamy for assuming that material necessities, instead of noble ideas, motivate progress." *Roemer p. 205.