The Octopus, A Story of California.

By: Norris, Frank.

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652 pp.; 8vo; original gilt stamped red cloth with publisher's spine imprint in sans serif face; J.J. Little device on copyright; textual points conform to BAL 10536 chart for first printing; uncorrected last line page 526. Front pastedown with bookplate of American economist Jeremiah W. Jenks, author of The Trust Problem [1900], was active in The National Civic Federation, and worked on anti-trust legislation. This initial volume in Norris's projected trilogy on American wheat dealt with the its production in California and the fight between wheat farmers and the railroad trusts. Moderate wear & soil to cover at extremities; spine gilt dull; slight adhesive repair to rear pastedown crack alongside rear hinge.

Title: The Octopus, A Story of California.

Author Name: Norris, Frank.

Categories: Fiction,

Edition: First Editions, First Printing

Publisher: N.Y., Doubleday, Page & Co.: 1901

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Very Good condition

Seller ID: 3486

Keywords: Fiction Historical Fiction United States