The Making of an American (With a 3 Pg. Jacob Riis Letter). Jacob Riis.

The Making of an American (With a 3 Pg. Jacob Riis Letter) SIGNED

New York: The Macmillan Company, 1904. Cloth. An impressive Association copy. The May 1904 reprint of Jacob Riis's autobiography, WITH A 3 PG. 1905 HANDWRITTEN LETTER BY RIIS TO RABBI JAMES WATERMAN WISE (THE SON OF RENOWNED RABBI STEPHEN WISE) TIPPED-IN at the front. ADDITIONALLY, INSCRIBED IN PENCIL BY RIIS TO JAMES WATERMAN WISE along the front free endpaper. A solid copy to boot. Bright and VG- in its oatmeal pictorial cloth, with light spotting along the spine and more pronounced spotting/staining at the foot of the rear panel. Tender (but still perfectly sturdy) rear inner hinge as well), otherwise very tight. Thick 12mo, the story of Riis's coming to America and his highly-influential career (even up to this point) as a Danish-American social reformer, "muckraking" journalist and social documentary photographer. Very Good -. Item #17753

Price: $650.00

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