New York: McClure, Phillips & Co., 1904. Hardcover. Red cloth boards with stamped design and lettering on front cover, gilt lettering on spine, top edge gilt, frontispiece with protected with guard sheet, Vol. 1: xix, 406 pages,  leaves of plates; v. 2: xiii, 409 pages,  leaves of plates. VG ex-lib copy Associated library stamps and stickers on both volumes. Cover and spines have general wear, corner/edge damage. Bookblocks have age toning. Item #186342
Frontispiece of John Davison Rockefeller from 1904, Illustrated with portraits, pictures and diagrams. Contents include: Preface, Chapter One, The Birth of an Industry; Chapter Two, The Rise of the Standard Oil Company; Chapter Three, The Oil War of 1872; Chapter Four, An Unholy Alliance; Chapter Five, Laying the Foundations of a Trust; Chapter Six, Strengthening the Foundations; Chapter Seven, The Crisis of 1878, and Chapter Eight, The Compromise of 1880, and Appendix.
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