After the Ball: Gilded Age Secrets, Boardroom Betrayals, and the Party That Ignited the Great Wall Street Scandal of 1905 (Signed)

Beard, Patricia

Published by HarperCollins, New York, 2003
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RARE SIGNED FIRST EDITION HARDCOVER-- brown quarter cloth on beige boards w/ intact gilt on spine & blindstamped front cover-- in NEAR FINE Condition in VERY GOOD Dustjacket. SIGNED on title page in blue ink above author's printed name. INTERIOR PRISTINE: clean, tight, bright. Approx 61/4"by 9 1/4," 402 pages w/ Endnotes, Bibliography & Index. Some ILLUSTRATIONS. An absorbing and glittering social history about the financial scandal that consumed the country a century ago involving the Equitable Life Assurance Society. "Brilliantly illuminates a fascinating and eerily familiar period in American history. reads as compellingly as a really fine novel. Patricia Beard writes with Barbara Tuchman on one shoulder and Tom Wolfe on the other." ---Robert Olen Butler, Pulitzer Prize winning author of A Good Scent from a Strange Mountain. Bookseller Inventory # 500941

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Title: After the Ball: Gilded Age Secrets, ...

Publisher: HarperCollins, New York

Publication Date: 2003

Binding: Hardcover

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: First edition

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