Plutocracy or, American White Slavery. A Politico-Social Novel. SOCIAL FICTION, Thomas M. NORWOOD, WHITE SLAVERY, WALL STREET.

Plutocracy or, American White Slavery. A Politico-Social Novel

New York: Metropolitan Pub. Co., 1888. First Edition. Octavo (19cm). Publisher's decorated deep mustard cloth, stamped in gilt on spine; viii, 431pp. First issue, per Wright, with no printer's statement on verso of title page. Bit of grubbiness to boards; donation bookplate and private ownership stamp to prelims; else a tight, unmarked copy, on the better side of VG.

Thomas Manson Norwood (1830-1913) was a U.S. Senator and, later, a Democratic Member of the House from Georgia. In this, his only novel, he assails the trusts, the stock market, and the unequal distribution of wealth as the source of vice in America. The setting is New York City, with much of the action set on Wall Street. WRIGHT III:3999.

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