CHARLES FOURIER: SEIN LEBEN/SIGNED ARTHUR BRISBANE/1890
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CHARLES FOURIER: SEIN LEBEN UND SEINE THEORIEN. VON A. BEBEL. Stuttgart: Verlag von J.L.W. Dietz, 1890. Text in German. Signed by Arthur Brisbane. Very Scarce.A very scarce book about Charles Fourier, the great French utopian socialist. This book is solid and complete and in excellent condition, and it has the owner signature of "Arthur Brisbane", the famous American writer who was the highest paid reporter in America in the 1920's, read by 20 million people every week. He was a distinguished editor and newspaper owner, the close friend of William Randolph Hearst. Arthur Brisbane was the son of Albert Brisbane, considered to be the first and foremost socialist in America, and the principal promoter of Fourier. This book comes from the collection of Brisbane's grand-daughter. Therefore this book is a significant association copy. Published more than 110 years ago, this book is now very scarce, and usually sells for $50 or more. This signed copy should be more valuable. Such a nice copy is not likely to come up for sale again soon on ebay.
According to wikipedia: " François Marie Charles Fourier (7 April 1772 – 10 October 1837) was a French utopian socialist and philosopher . Fourier is credited by modern... read more