Lot 120: S. P. Putnam: 400 YEARS OF FREETHOUGHT. 1894.
December 1, 2016
Falls Church, VA, USALive Auction
Description: [Free Thought, Religious and Political] Samuel P. Putnam. 400 YEARS OF FREETHOUGHT. Truth Seeker Company, 1894. 8vo. Orig purple cloth, aem, floral eps. Spine sunned, spine ends mildly worn, some internal loose points. Consists of short biographies of political figures, authors, explorers, and others, descriptions of particular regions and historical periods (ranging from Denmark and Bohemia to the Comstock Act, which then censored the mail in the United States). Also brief descriptions of Freethought organizations in New York, Texas, Oregon, and elsewhere. 4.4 Lb.