Altruria. UTOPIAN FICTION, Titus K. SMITH.

Altruria

New York: Altruria Publishing Company, 1895. First edition. A somewhat typical American Utopia, set in contemporary Iowa. LEWIS, Utopian Literature, p.179: "...in practice the society tends to be a compromise of several utopian proposals, with a tax system that is not quite the single tax, government ownership of some industry that is not complete socialism some control of wages without absolute control, and other similar devices." WRIGHT III, 5061. SARGENT p.54. NEGLEY 1046. Small octavo (19.5cm.); original printed wrappers; 120pp. Bottom third of spine perished; wrappers lightly soiled and chipped; front wrapper partially detached along the joint. Text clean and unmarked; untrimmed & unopened.

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