Titolo: THE GREAT WAR ON WHITE SLAVERY OR FIGHTING ...
Casa editrice: CLIFFORD G. ROE AND B.S. STEADWELL
Data di pubblicazione: 1911
Legatura: HARD COVER
Condizione libro: GOOD CONDITION
Condizione sovraccoperta: NO DUST JACKET AS ISSUED
Edizione: FIRST EDITION.
Tipologia articolo: PROSTITUTION
448 PAGES. GREEN CLOTH COVERED BOARDS WITH GOLD AND BLACK STAMPED TITLES AND A COLORED TIPPED ON ILLUSTRATION ON THE FRONT COVER. BUMPING OF THE FRONT COVER CORNERS. MILD WEAR OF THE SPINE ENDS, OTHERWISE, A CLEAN TIGHT COPY. CONTAINS 21 FULL PAGE HALF-TONE PHOTO PLATES AND 11 FULL PAGE HALF-TONE ILLUSTRATIONS. THE PHOTOS ARE PRIMARILY OF THE CONTRIBUTERS OF THE BOOK CHAPTERS WHO WERE NOTED EVANGELISTS AND PUBLIC OFFICIALS. THE MAJORITY OF THE PHOTOGRAPHS AND THE ILLUSTRATIONS WERE ALSO PUBLISHED IN THE 1910 BOOK ON PROSTITUTION IN CHICAGO BY ERNEST A. BELL THAT WAS ENTITLED "FIGHTING THE TRAFFIC IN YOUNG GIRLS OR THE WAR ON THE WHITE SLAVE TRADE." BOTH BOOKS WERE PUBLISHED BY THE SILVERTON PUBLISHING COMPANY. AN ADDITION TO THIS BOOK ARE ACTUAL MUG PHOTOGRAPHS OF EIGHT CONVICTED PANDERERS WHO WERE CONVICTED OF THEIR CRIMES BY CLIFFOR G. ROE WHO WAS THE ASSISTANT DISTRICT ATTORNEY FOR COOK COUNTY, ILLINOIS. THERE ARE THIRTY-ONE CHAPTERS PRIMARILY ABOUT THE WHITE SLAVERY TRADE IN CHICAGO BUT THERE ARE CHAPTERS ABOUT THE PROSTITUTION TRADE IN NEW YORK CITY, BOSTON, SAN FRANCISCO AND INTERNATIONALLY. THE BOOK PROVIDES THE NAMES OF INDIVIDUALS AND THE PLACES THAT WERE IN THE PROSTITUTION TRADE AT THE BEGINNING OF THE 20th CENTURY. Size: 6" x 8 1/2". Codice inventario libreria 002554
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