Light shelf wear and minimal interior marks. N° de ref. de la librería
Título: Why work?: Or, The coming "age of leisure ...
Editorial: Meador Pub. Co
Condición del libro: Good
Descripción Meador Publishing Company, Boston, 1939. Library Buckram. Estado de conservación: Good. Photo Frontispiece Ilustrador. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. retired library copy with usual stamps, stickers, and labels; re-bound in sturdy library buckram that is rubbed and lightly edge-worn with bumped corners and character soiling; aged textblock has a few soiled pages, else clean and tight; 404pp., including references. Ex-Library, Hard Cover. Nº de ref. de la librería SJ3999
Descripción Boston: Meador Publishing, 1939. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: Good. 1st Edition. Binding tight; boards show light overall wear. Inscribed by Payne to Bronx doctor Charles Kent Gould on front endpaper, below Gould's private-library stamp. Gould marked errors in Payne's degrees on title pages, wrote some notes opposite title page, and made some sidemarks throughout the text. (See photos.) A fascinating treatise, advocating a migratory-hobo lifestyle and working one day per week. Uncommon. 404 pages. Inscribed by Author(s). Nº de ref. de la librería 3575
Descripción Boston: Meador, 1939., 1939. Hardbound in dust jacket. First edition. Inscribed by the author. Payne, a self-proclaimed "hobo philosopher," describes his theory of living simply, stating that he can survive happily by working one day a week. He suggests that with proper management of America's industrial capability we could produce a comfortable lifestyle for all with minimum human labor. Nice dust jacket photo of the author with backpack and hobo garb. Fore-edge of front board faded, else very good plus in moderately worn dust jacket with a couple of large chips. Scarce in dust jacket. Nº de ref. de la librería SKB-6174