The Tables Turned; Or, Nupkins Awakened; A Socialist Interlude. William Morris.

The Tables Turned; Or, Nupkins Awakened; A Socialist Interlude

London: The Commonweal, 1887. First edition. Wraps. 32 pages. 18 x 12 cm. As for the first time played at the Hall of the Socialist League on Saturday October 15, 1887. Morris gives socialism his theatrical touch with Mr. La-di,da, Mr. Justice Nupkins, Mr. Hungary, Sergeant Sticktoit, The Archbishop of Canterbury and Lord Tennyson appearing in this courtroom drama. The exploiters take it on the chin, and Lord Tennyson states he thought Constable Potlegoff was a Russian. Morrris' attempt to break some crockery. Back cover carries Socialist themes including "ALL FOR THE CAUSE!", A Song for Socialists: with words by William Morris. Chips with slight loss to front and back covers. Spine reinforced with archival tape. Orig. green printed wrappers. Very good. Item #21959

Price: $175.00

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