THE FORUM. VOL. XXIV. September, 1897 - February, 1898. (6 months of this periodical bound in one volume).


- Octavo, 9-1/4 inches high by 6-7/8 inches wide. Three-quarter maroon calf and black cloth, titled in gilt with gilt-ruled raised bands on the spine. The leather is split along the rear joint and the spine has peeled away from the text block. The covers are rubbed with wear to the corners and edges and the front cover is nearly detached. iv & 764 pages. The hinges are cracked. The endpapers, pastedowns and blanks are darkened with a small piece out from the front edge of the front endpaper. The pages are toned. Good.

Founded by Isaac Rice in 1885, the American periodical "The Forum" existed under various names until 1950. From 1885 through 1902 it's most notable contributions were symposium-based with prominent authors debating various sides of political and social issues.

Of note are William Healey Dall's essay "Alaska and the New Gold-Field", the American labor leader, and founder of the AFL, Samuel Gompers' "Strikes and the Coal Miners", J.R. Procter's "Hawaii and the Changing Front of the World", Daniel Agnew on the "Unconstitutionality of the Hawaiian Treaty", Charles G.D. Roberts' "The Poetry of Nature", Simon Sterne's "The Reconquest of New York by Tammany", Clements R. Markham "Antarctic Exploration and Its Importance", and John W. Powell's "Whence Came the American Indians?"

Title: THE FORUM. VOL. XXIV. September, 1897 - February, 1898. (6 months of this periodical bound in one volume).

Author Name: (Dall, William Healey; Gompers, Samuel; Procter, J.R.; Agnew, Daniel; Roberts, Charles G.D.; Sterne, Simon; Powell, John W.; and others).

Categories: Americana,

Publisher: New York: The Forum Publishing Co., (1897).: (1897).

Book Condition: Good

Seller ID: 35980

Keywords: AMERICANA; LITERATURE; PERIODICAL; MAGAZINE; NINETEENTH CENTURY; THE FORUM; 19TH CENTURY; BOUND VOLUME; ALASKA; GOLD-FIELD; STRIKES AND THE COAL MINERS; AMERICAN LABOR LEADER; SAMUEL GOMPER; HAWAII; TAMMANY HALL; ANTARCTIC EXPLORATION; AMERICAN INDIANS.