Old Age Pensions; Are They Desirable or Practicable
1903 first edition, rebound in half-leather
First edition, hardback rebound in half-leather with five raised bands and gilt decoration and titling to spine. Top edge gilt. 19 × 12.5cm, 226pp.
A pros and cons book, with Frederick Rogers arguing for the need for a pension in old age and Frederick Millar against...
The book is quite a rare title to find in the first edition, but is quite heavily worn. The leather is scuffed to the joints and spine with some weakening to the front joint at the head of the spine. The pages foxed throughout but still readable, the inner binding secure.