Titolo: FIGHTING THE TRAFFIC IN YOUNG GIRLS OR WAR ...
Casa editrice: G. S. BALL & L. H. WAL TER
Data di pubblicazione: 1911
Legatura: PICTORIAL PRINTED PAPER COVERS
Condizione libro: VERY GOOD CONDITION
Condizione sovraccoperta: NO DUST JACKET AS ISSUED
Edizione: FIRST EDITION THUS.
Tipologia articolo: BOOKLET
95 + (3) PAGES. WEAR TO THE SPINE PAPER WITH A SMALL PIECE OF PAPER MISSING FROM THE BOTTOM OF THE SPINE. THERE IS A CORNER CHIP AT THE BOTTOM CORNER OF THE REAR COVER. OTHERWISE, THE BOOKLET IS INTACT AND TIGHT. THE PULP PAPER IS TONED WITH AGE. THE COVERS HAVE A PINK TINGE COLORING. THERE IS AN ILLUSTRATION OF A YOUNG GIRL BEHIND BARS WITH A MAN LURKING IN THE BACKGROUND . THE TITLE ON THE COVER IS " WHITE SLAVERY HORRORS OF THE TRAFFIC." "THE GREATEST CRIME IN THE WORLD'S HISTORY." THERE ARE TEN B/W ILLUSTRATIONS AND 27 PHOTOGRAPHS OF THE CHICAGO VICE DISTRICTS WITH SCENES OF THE STREETS AND HOUSES OF ILL REPUTE IN CHICAGO, THE MADAMS OF THE HOUSES AND, A PROSTITUTE AND HER FATE ARE PORTRAYED, THIS PAPER COVERED BOOKLET IS AN EXPURGERATED VERSION OF THE ORIGINAL HARD COVER BOOK PUBLISHED IN 1910. THE BOOKLETS WERE SOLD ON NEWSTANDS AND ESPECIALLY AT TRAIN STATIONS WHERE TRAVERLS COULD BUY AND DISCARD THEM RATHER THAN TAKE THEM HOME TO THEIR PARENTS OR SPOUSES. THUS, THE BOOKLET FORMS OF THIS EXPOSE ON PROSTITUTION IN CHICAGO ARE UNCOMMONLY FOUND TODAY COMPARED TO THE HARD BOUND BOOKS THAT HAVE SURVIVED NEARLY 100 YEARS. THERE IS AN ADVERTISEMENT FOR A BOOK ENTITLED "STORY OF THE WRECK OF THE TITANIC" THAT IS ON THE REAR END PAGE. THUS, THIS VERSION WAS PUBLISHED AFTER 1912. Size: 5 3/8" X 7 1/2". Codice inventario libreria 002551
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