Prosperity: Fact or Myth. Stuart Chase.

Prosperity: Fact or Myth

New York: Charles Boni Paper Books, 1929. Paperback. "First published December, 1929." 188, [2] p.; 19 cm. Paperback with continuous cover design by Rockwell Kent; illustrated endpapers also designed by Kent. The Rockwell Kent-designed emblem of Charles Boni Paper Books on the title page. With: the original blue order form. This title was the fifth in the strikingly designed series of modern works in paperback called Charles Boni Paper Books, begun in 1929. In 1930, after 16 titles had been issued, the subscription requirement was dropped and it was renamed Bonibooks, published by Albert and Charles Boni. With: the blank light blue subscription form. Having sent this examination of American economic growth from 1922 to 1929 to the printer just before the stock market crash of October 1929, the author added some reflections on that event in the introduction. He concluded that the crash did not substantially impact his observations. "My main concern has been to find out what this period of alleged prosperity has meant to the man on the street, and to his famly." In Very Good- Condition: cover is lightly soiled; edges rubbed; pages are clean and tight. Very Good -. Item #003354

Price: $14.50