The Great Persuader.

By: David Lavender (1910-2003).

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Tall 8vo. 9 1/2 x 6 1/2 inches. (xii), 444 pp. 33 illustrations, index; text clean, unmarked. Black cloth titled in silver, maps in end-papers, dust jacket in archival mylar; binding square and tight, foxing along inner hinges, dust jacket toned and bruised at spine ends. INSCRIBED by author on title page. Very Good. This is a biography of Collis P. Huntington, the robber baron who built America's first trans-continental railroad. David Lavender researched this groundbreaking biography using materials from the Huntington Library which had previously been unavailable to the public.

Title: The Great Persuader.

Author Name: David Lavender (1910-2003).

Categories: Biography & Autobiography, United States, Biography,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Garden City, New York:, Doubleday & Company, Inc.,: 1970

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Used: Very Good

Type: Hardcover

Seller ID: GY815-189

Keywords: The Great Persuader, David Lavender, Collis P Huntington, United States History, Transcontinental Railroad, Trans Continental Railroad,