New York: Benjamin C. Marsh, 1911.
First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good- with no dust jacket. Item #9354
Library stamps/marks/labels/pocket/slip, tone, otherwise light wear. Solid hardcover.; Early work by pioneer city planner Marsh. "Cheap land is, however, essential to good housing for wage-earners at reasonable rents. Heavy taxation of land values will minimize land speculation, make and keep land availably cheap, encourage the substitution of healthy tenements for dark disease breeding ones, reduce rents, and encourage home ownership by wage-earners." Contents: I. The Land Question and Housing Reform in American Cities; II. The Moral Sanctions for Heavier Taxation of Land Values; III. Results of Taxing Buildings at the Same Rate as Land; IV. Alleged Objections to Heavier Taxation of Land Values; V. Economic Reasons for Taxing Land Values Heavily; VI. Some Fiscal Resaons for Taxing Land Values Heavily; VII. Some Social Reasons for Taxing Land Values Heavily; VIII. Sources of Municipal Revenue in Some Foreign Cities; IX. Possible Methods of Taxing Land Values in American Cities.; Ex-Library; xv, 112, (3) pages.