Milwaukee: Verlag des "Vorwärts" 1899. First Thus. Wrapper issue. Octavo (21.75cm.); original red decorative wrappers; xxiv,188pp. Lacking rear wrapper, upper wrapper with long closed horizontal tear across lower third of wrapper not affecting text, additional chips and shallow losses along extremities, extremities toned; textblock uniformly toned, pp. 187/8 chipped along gutter edge. Fair to Good. This wrapper issue published as No. 1 of the Vorwaerts Library.
German translation of Robert Blatchford's socialist treatise Merrie England (1893), first published in a series of articles in The Clarion. This edition has been adapted for a German-American readership.