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image of The Incredible Pierpont Morgan - Financier and Art Collector

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Printed in Italy.: Harper & Row Hard Cover. 176 pages with bibliography notes on the 17 color plates of Pierpont's art collection. Tears to dust jacket, covers very good. CR 1974, could be a first edition. His careeer spanned from A braham Lincoln to Theodore Roosevelt. He was a sociable, convivial man, enjoyed life and entertained lavishly. He frightened people… Read more
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The Witch of Wall Street. Hetty Green

by Sparkes, Boyden and Moore, Samuel Taylor

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First Edition
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$68.00

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New York: Garden City Publ. CR 1930, 338 pages with black and white photos. Hetty Green's father was Edward Mott Robinson and was very wealthy during the Civil War. Hetty started saving her money at age 8 and it never changed as she grew older. Conversations of stocks and bonds were her education - the business… Read more
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DuPont - The Autobiography of An American Enterprise

by DuPont, E.I., Black and White & Color Photos. Illustrated Endpapers By Frank E. Schoonover of the Mills on the Brandywine

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New York: Charles Scribners Sons, 1952 Slight Darkening to Front Cove. Torn & Curling. First Edition. 138 pages. Black and white and color illustrations. Dust jacket is torn and curling. Front cover top slight darkening otherwise good. Sto ry of E.I. DuPont de Nemous and Company, published in commemoration of 150th Anniversary of the founding, July 19, 1802. Illustrated endpapers… Read more
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Forty Years of Hardware

by Norvell, Saunders

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Stated first Edition
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$50.00

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New York: Hardware Age CR 1924, illustrated by Serena Summerfield. Top page of title page torn out, 443 pages. Black and white portraits. Autobiography of a man who spent most of his life dealing in hardware (Keen Kutter Company and Simmons Hardware in Colorado). The thrill of making his first dollar, the discouragement when someone… Read more
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Citizen Coors. An American Dynasty

by Baum, Dan

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Stated first Edition
ISBN
9780688154486
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$25.00

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New York: William Morrow Dust jacket and book good+ condition. Front blank endpapers torn out, 367 pages with index. CR 2000, black and white photos in center of book.A chronicle of how Adolph Coors stowed away on a ship to America in 1868, his family and how he turned a brewery into a billion dollar beer company,… Read more
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