New York: Thomas Y. Crowell Co., (1894). Later printing. Nineteenth Thousand. Octavo; blue cloth, lettered in gilt on spine; 449pp; one folding chart. Crisp, tight, Near Fine copy, free of markings or significant wear, lacking the dustwrapper. Treatise by one of the more prolific turn-of-the-century commenters on social reform. Ely was a leader of the Progressive Movement; opposed Socialism but supported government-directed reform of education and labor.