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James J. Hill, A Great Life in Brief.

By: Holbrook, Stewart H.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York., Alfred A. Knopf.: 1955

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 28199

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


12mo - 18.5 x 12 cm.; 205, vii pp. Hill, the "Empire Builder", (1838-1916) was a Canadian-American railroad executive with the Great Northern Railway responsible for building railways across the northern US. The dust jacket flap describes him as "part visionary, part robber baron, part buccaneer". Bibliography, index. Green cloth-covered boards with gilt spine lettering and blind-stamped title on front cover, red stain on the text block head. Bit of shelfwear and former owner's name on front endpaper; a clean text and sturdy binding. Dust jacket lightly soiled with light edgew... View more info