The Lost Island

TitleThe Lost Island
Year for Search1892
AuthorsAusten, Edward J., and Sheldon, Louise V[escelius]
Date Published1892
PublisherFels Fund of America
Place PublishedCincinnati, OH
KeywordsFemale author, Male author
Annotation

Satire in which a ship is wrecked on an unknown island that turns out to be owned by one of the sailors. He imposes a capitalist system until the others build a raft and leave him behind. On the single tax, see Henry George, Progress and Poverty. An Inquiry Into the Cause of Industrial Depressions and Of Increase of Want With Increase of Wealth. The Remedy. San Francisco, CA: W. M. Hinton, 1879. Fiftieth Anniversary Ed. New York: The Robert Schalkenbach Foundation, 1929

Additional Publishers

Rpt. illus. in The Cosmopolitan 14.3 (January 1893): 365-84. Rpt. without the author’s names as The Lost Island with a Conclusion by William Lloyd Garrison as The Sterling Weekly 2.3 (February 13, 1897): entire issue with “Concluding Chapter” (31-35). 

Info Notes

A note says that “The motive of The Lost Island was suggested by Mr. Thomas H. Potter. 

Illustration

Illus. Edward J. Austen

Holding Institutions

MH

Author Note

Female co-author

Full Text

1892 Austen, Edward J. and Louise Vescelius Sheldon. The Lost Island. Illus. Edward J. Austen. Cincinnati, OH: Fels Fund of America with “Concluding Chapter” by William Lloyd Garrison (1805-79) (40-45), “The Single Tax, what It Is and Why We Urge It” by Henry George (1839-97) (47-52), and “Single Tax Literature (53-55). 55 pp. Rpt. illus. in The Cosmopolitan 14.3 (January 1893): 365-84. Rpt. without the author’s names as The Lost Island with a Conclusion by William Lloyd Garrison as The Sterling Weekly 2.3 (February 13, 1897): entire issue with “Concluding Chapter” (31-35). A note says that “The motive of The Lost Island was suggested by Mr. Thomas H. Potter. MH

Satire in which a ship is wrecked on an unknown island that turns out to be owned by one of the sailors. He imposes a capitalist system until the others build a raft and leave him behind. On the single tax, see Henry George, Progress and Poverty. An Inquiry Into the Cause of Industrial Depressions and Of Increase of Want With Increase of Wealth. The Remedy. San Francisco, CA: W. M. Hinton, 1879. Fiftieth Anniversary Ed. New York: The Robert Schalkenbach Foundation, 1929. Female co-author.