Near fine copies in the original gilt-blocked cloth. Slightest suggestion only of dust-dulling to the spine bands and panel edges. Remains particularly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong in original publishers slip case ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 2 pages; Description: 2 vol. set (paged continuously) : fronts., plates, ports. ; 24 cm. Subjects: Hammond, John Hays (1855-1936) --United States --Biography Hardback Kg. 2 pp. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: The autobiography of John Hays Hammond : ...
Publisher: New York : Farrar & Rinehart, incorporated
Publication Date: 1935
Edition: First Edition.
Book Description Farrar & Rinehart Inc. Condition: Fair. Acceptable condition. Book Good. No dust jacket. Volume 1. Hardcover edition. Seller Inventory # Q20B-00041
Book Description Farrar & Rinehart, Murray Hill, NY, 1935. Cloth. Condition: Very good. Dust Jacket Condition: Slipcase. First Edition. 2 volumes. xiii,(1),384;(8),(365)-813,(1)pp. Index. Illustrated with 2 frontispieces and 66 photographic plates. Green cloth stamped in gilt, spines somewhat sun faded. Housed in publisher's cardboard slipcase, mounted plates on both side panels (minor chips at edges). A presentation copy from Hammond's secretary, Bill Griffin, inscribed and signed on the front free endpaper of Vol. I, dated April 11, 1935. Seller Inventory # 3083
Book Description Farrar and Rinehart, New York, 1935. Hardcover. Condition: Fine. First Edition. First Printing. A Fine set in dark dull green linen cloth covered boards, without jackets (as issued), in publisher's black paper covered slipcase with illustrated side-panel. Slight dulling of spines of books, one upper joint of slipcase starting. Memoir by one of the great American fortune-makers, mining engineer, diplomat and philanthropist. 813pp. with Index, cumulatively paginated. Q05347. Seller Inventory # Q05347
Book Description Farrar & Rinehart, On Murray Hill, NY, 1935. Hard Cover. Condition: Good. 813 pages, b/w plates, index volume 2, 8vo, green cloth. Cover spines very faded, rest very good in pictorial black carton with two edges loose. Born in 1855 in San Francisco of a gold seeking father, he got an engineering degree at Yale, worked in Mexico, was involved in wars and mining in Africa, then on to London and Russia. He was active in politics in the U.S. from Taft to FDR. Shows remarkable interpaly of an engineering career and activities on the world stage. Seller Inventory # 020534