The City's Danger and Defense. Or, Issues and Results of the Strikes of 1877, Containing the Origin and History of the Scranton City Guard

Scranton: [Samuel C. Logan], 1887. First Edition. Octavo (22.5cm.); original decorative tan cloth embossed in gilt, floral endpapers; viii,355pp.; photographic portrait frontispiece inscribed and signed in facsimile, 9 leaves of photographic illustrations, maps in text. Very slightly ex-Lacka. Historical Society with their ownership rubberstamp to front flyleaf and tiny paper remnent at spine foot, some wear to extremities with brief exposure at corners, shallow loss at spine crown, else Near Very Good. History of Scranton after the local events of the Great Railroad Strike of 1877, during which a group of more than 200 vigilantes fired on a crowd of unarmed striking miners, killing three and leading to the city's being placed under martial law.

Price: $150.00

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