A History of Socialism
Signed by Scottish historian Peter Hume Brown
Third edition, revised and enlarged. Hardback bound in the original red cloth with gilt titling to spine. 20 × 13cm, vi , 406pp .
This copy has been signed by Peter Hume Brown, a Scottish historian to a Mrs Coutts Trotter in 1908.
First published in 1892, this book intends to present "the leading phases of historic socialism and to attempt a criticism and interpretation of the movement as a whole". Chapters include early French socialism, Ferdinand Lassalle, Karl Marx, Anarchism, German Social Democracy etc etc
A good reading copy. There is some foxing and tanning to the pages and a little dulling to the red cloth binding.