WAYSIDE; The Henry Demarest Lloyd House in Winnetka, Illinois

Chicago: Landmarks Preservation Service, (1977). First Edition. Square 8vo, pp. 46. Illustrated with plans and photographs. Paper wraps. Corner slightly bumped, some writing in ink on rear, and small markings in margins, edges slightly soiled and cover little faded, o/w VG. Item #49835

Lloyd was a social reformer in the late 19th century. As financial editor of the Chicago Tribune, he warned of the rise of monopolies and an oligarchy of capitalists. He was intensely active in the labor movement; his best-known book was " Wealth Against Commonwealth, published in 1894. Although the house is large and rather palatial by contemporary standards, it was a haven for people from all walks of life, and Jane Addams refered to Wayside as "an annex to Hull House."

Price: $20.00

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