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Kings of Fortune or The Triumphs and Achievements of Noble, Self-Made Men, Whose brilliant careers have honored their calling, blessed humanity, and whose lives furnish instruction for the young, entertainment for the old, and valuable lessons for the aspirants of fortune. - Illustrated -

Editor: Walter R. Houghton A.M., Late Professor Political Science, Indiana University, Fellow American Geographical Society, Author of Wall Chart of United States History, Literature and Geography, Conspectus of the History of Political Parties, Map of United States History, History of American Politics, Wheels of State and National Government, Political Parties and Their Issues, Biographies of Presidential Candidates, Etc., Etc., Etc.

Publisher: Chicago: The Loomis National Library Association. 1888.

Hardcover: Thick octavo original light brown cloth covered boards with black and embossed gold lettering and marbled edges of pages, patterned end papers  621 pages, 26 wood engraved plates and numerous in-text vignettes.

Description: This early edition is a compilation featuring biographies of famous self-made merchants, capitalists, inventors, editors, lawyers, artists, clergymen, authors and actors.

Language: English.

Printed in USA

Size: 9 in. x 6-1/2 in. x 2-1/2 in.

2 lbs. 14 oz. (1310g.)

Condition - Good, wear and signs of age alone the edges front end paper broken at the spine, browning of pages, otherwise fine.


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