New York: Horace Liveright, 1929. First edition. 8vo, 192pp; blue cloth stamped in gilt. Light offsetting to endsheets from wrapper flaps; stamping a bit dulled, else fine in an edgeworn dust jacket with a fine illustration by Irving Politzer. Item #205412
The author was an advertising man, responsible for the early ad campaigns of the Dodge Brothers auto manufacturers. Here he argues for the importance of the buying power of the "laboring man" to the national economy. The book includes a foreword by James J. Davis, secretary of labor for three consecutive presidents. The book appeared shortly before the stock market crash and the onset of the Great Depression.