Keeping Up with Lizzie

By: Bacheller, Irving

Price: $95.00

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Book Condition: Very Good


A social commentary on the evils of the wealthy set in New England via a story of romance. Written to teach people a little about personal finance and living within your means ...humorous and entertaining. ------- "The whole town is going broke trying to keep up with Lizzie - the right style, the right education, and even the right way to speak. When circumstances change Lizzie, the town tries to change with her." ---------- "This was a refreshingly good book that everyone in modern times should read. It has a lot to say about our materialistic society where hard work is only for the lower class."-------It was to be made into a movie in 1921. -----------Decorated green cloth of a man looking out a window at a woman riding in a car in three-colors designed by Arthur Covey with his signature. Spine titles in gilt. Bindings are tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Minimal shelf handling wear. 8vo; 7.12 inches tall; 157, [1] p. : front., 11 plates; 19 cm; First Edition, First Printing. Illustrated by W. H. D. Koerner.---------- Subject: Social life and customs -- 20th century; Fiction Connecticut - Fiction; New England - Villages; Books to Film. Ref: Hathi; Harpers Mag; IMBd

Title: Keeping Up with Lizzie

Author Name: Bacheller, Irving

Illustrator: W. H. D. Koerner.

Categories: Other,

Edition: 1st Edition

Publisher: New York & London:, Harper & Brothers: 1911

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Type: Book

Seller ID: 011661

Keywords: Social life and customs -- 20th century; Fiction Connecticut - Fiction; New England - Villages; Books to Film.,