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The Big Four: The Story of Huntington, Stanford, Hopkins, and Crocker, and of the Building of the Central Pacific (The Railroads)

Oscar Lewis

Arno Pr. Hardcover. POOR. Noticeably used book. Heavy wear to cover. Pages contain marginal notes, underlining, and or highlighting. Possible ex library copy, with all the markings/stickers of that library. Accessories such as CD, codes, toys, and dust jackets may not be included.

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The Big Four; The Story of Huntington, Stanford, Hopkins and CRocker

Oscar Lewis

alfred A. Knopf, 1938. First edition. Hardcover. Good +/fair. Good+ blue hardcover in FAIR jacket. 1938. First Edition Stated. SIGNED by AUTHOR AND SIGNED BY PREVIOUS OWNER'S NAME ON FFEP; EDNA HOPKINS LOWERY"dated 1938. Lowery was the Grand-niece of Mark Hopkins - one of the 'Big Four'. LIght scrapes/wear to text edges, otherwise book clean. Jacket with Moderate to heavy edgewear. LIght moisture damage. Short tears. Protected in mylar. Solid. 418 pp. SCARCE copy.

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The Big Four

Oscar Lewis

1985-07-04. Good. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. May be ex-library. Shipping & Handling by region. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!

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The Big Four: The Story of Huntington, Stanford, Hopkins, and Crocker, and of the Building of the Central Pacific [inscribed by the author].

LEWIS, OSCAR.

N.Y: Knopf, 1938. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine condition in Near Fine jacket, with protective mylar wrap. First Printing. Inscribed by the author on half-title.: "For: Miss Helen Rosenberg, with cordial best wishes of the author, 8-6-'38." 418 pp., i-vi, index; 8vo; blue cloth, in pictorial orange and gold jacket with a few closed tears bottom edge at flap folds. Illustrated with black & white photographs. Bookseller label for Wold Book Shop, Oakland, Calif. bottom edge of rear pastedown near hinge.

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THE BIG FOUR: The Story of Huntington, Stanford, Hopkins, and Crocker, and of the Building of the Central Pacific.

Lewis, Oscar.

New York:: Alfred A. Knopf,, 1938.. Just about fine in dark blue cloth in a fair only dust jacket with significant chips and edgewear (original price of $4.50 still present.) . First printing. Biographical sketches of the four "Sacramento shopkeepers" - Collis P. Huntington, Leland Stanford,Mark Hopkins, and Charles Crocker - who got control of the Central Pacific Railroad and built it into the Southern Pacific, making themselves immensely wealthy in the process. Includes 40 illustrations "in aquatone." This book went through many printings, but it is rather uncommon in the first edition in dust jacket. Bibliography, index. xii, 418, vi pp.

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The Big four

Lewis, Oscar

Knopf, 1946. Book. Good. Hardcover. Signed by Author(s). Signed with inscription by author Oscar Lewis. 9th printing. Gift inscription on endpage, but else clean pages. Bright covers with excellent gilting, but water stain to lower front and to most of rear cover. Jacket brightly cover, but with several chips to edges, and wrinkling from dampstain. Discounted for defects. .

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The Big Four: The Story of Huntington, Stanford, Hopkins, annd Crocker, and of the Building of the Central Pacific

Lewis, Oscar

New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1938. First Edition. Hardcover . Very Good. 8vo; <b>First Edition Stated</b>. <b>Signed on half-title. First Edition.</b> Lacking dj. A square, tight and unmarked copy with slightly darkened spine and light scuffing to covers.

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The Big Four; The Story of Huntington, Stanford, Hopkins, and Crocker, and of the Building of the Central Pacific

Lewis, Oscar

New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1938. Fourth printing [stated]. Hardcover. Good. xi, [1], vi, 418, [8] pages. Illustrations. Bibliography. Index. Ex-library with the usual library markings. Some edge soiling. Oscar Lewis was one of the first historians to write seriously about the literary, cultural and social history of the American West. Mr. Lewis's best-known book, "The Big Four" about the robber barons who built the first transcontinental railroads, remains the standard work in its field, said Kevin Starr, a friend and fellow historian. It was first published in 1938, became a selection of the Book-of-the-Month Club and at the time of his death was still in print. Writing in The New York Times Book Review, R. L. Duffus described the work as "an absorbing history of California's moguls" and "a grand story, expertly told." Lengthy and insightful history of Stanford, Crocker, Hopkins and Huntington (the "Big Four" of the title) along with the unsung Judah and Colton, along with their wives and families. Here for the first time is told in a single volume one of the most remarkable stories in American history. An Easterner is never long in California without hearing something of ?the big four?: four Sacramento shopkeepers?Collis P. Huntington, Leland Stanford, Mark Hopkins, and Charles Crocker?who got control of the newly organized Central Pacific Railroad property. These men are portrayed in Mr. Lewis?s volume vividly and with pertinent anecdote. Their true characters are revealed and the grandiose era in which they lived and operated is re-created as well. Huntington, the shrewd manipulator, founded the great fortune which is responsible for the magnificent library; Leland Stanford, Governor and Senator, created Stanford University; Hopkins kept himself out of the limelight, out of politics and scandal and died enormously wealthy; while Crocker founded a dynasty of bankers still important in the affairs of California and the nation. Oscar Lewis spent six years gathering the material for The Big Four and writing it. The result is a definitive telling of a story that is ever fresh and ever fascinating.

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The Big Four: The Story of Huntington, Stanford, Hopkins, and Crocker, and of the Building of the Central Pacific [Hardcover] [Jan 01, 1938] Lewis, Oscar

Lewis, Oscar

A. A. Knopf, 1/1/38. First Edition. Hardcover. Acceptable/Missing. Signed by Author. Edition: First Edition; Signed by Author; Collectible: Acceptable/Missing; Edition: First Edition; Signed by Author; Collectible: Acceptable/Missing; SIGNED by AUTHOR with black ink. Dust jacket is missing. Some foxing. Book is solid. First edition stated. 100% Money Back Guarantee on all Items. We ship DAILY with free delivery confirmation. Choose expedited for FAST delivery. We believe in providing accurate grading on used books and excellent customer service. Thousands of satisfied customers... buy with confidence. 100% Money Back Guarantee on all Items. We ship DAILY with free delivery confirmation. Choose expedited for FAST delivery. We believe in providing accurate grading on used books and excellent customer service. Thousands of satisfied customers... buy with confidence. 100% Money Back Guarantee on all Items. We believe in providing accurate grading on used books and excellent customer service. Buy with confidence!

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The Big Four

Lewis, Oscar

Alfred A. Knopf, N Y. Used - Good. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside.

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The Big Four; The Story of Huntington, Stanford, Hopkins, and Crocker, and of the Building of the Central Pacific.

Lewis, Oscar.

New York.: Alfred A. Knopf., 1955.. Reprint.. Hardcover.. Fine copy. . Octavo.. Illustrated. Important reference work. . Photograph of OUR copy available upon request.

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The Big Four; Inscribed by the author. The Story of Huntington, Stanford, Hopkins, and Crocker, and of the Building of the Central Pacific.

Lewis, Oscar.

New York.: Alfred A. Knopf., 1938.. Gilt decorated hard cover. . Hardcover.. Fine copy in fine dust jacket (in mylar). . Octavo.. Illustrated. Important reference work. Inscribed by the author "For: Albert A. Sperisen, Esq., with warm regards, 8-8-'38 Oscar Lewis".. Photograph of OUR copy available upon request.

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The Big Four

Oscar Lewis

Comstock Publishing, 1985-01. Paperback. Good.

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Big Four: The Story of Huntington Stanford Hopkins and Crocker and of the Building of the

Lewis, Oscar

Alfred A. Knopf. Used - Good. Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside.

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The Big Four; The Story of Huntington, Stanford, Hopkins, and Crocker, and of the Building of the Central Pacific.

Lewis, Oscar.

New York.: Alfred A. Knopf., 1955.. Reprint.. Hardcover.. Fine copy. . Octavo.. Illustrated. Important reference work. . Photograph of OUR copy available upon request.

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Across Paris and Other Stories

Ayme, Marcel

New York: Harper, 1958. 254 pp. Gutters a bit toned. Dw price-clipped and nicked.. First Edition, Later Printing. Cloth. Very Good/Fair. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

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The Big Four: The Story of hungtington, Stanford, Hopkns and the Building of the Central Pacific

Lewis, Oscar

New York: Alfred A Knopf, 1955. Red ink check mark on front flyleaf. Price-clipped dust jacket with small tears and chips at spine ends. . 11th Printing. Very Good Plus/Good.

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The Big Four: the Story of Huntington, Stanford, Hopkins, and Crocker, and of the Building of the Central Pacific

Lewis, Oscar

New York: Alfred A. Knopf. Fine in Poor dust jacket. 1938. First Edition. Hardcover. Hardcover in dust jacket. First and second printings before publication, August 8, 1938. Book is crisp and clean, with tight binding and sharp corners. Price-clipped dust jacket is in poor condition; all panels are worn and separated, held together by a fresh Mylar sleeve. Illustrated with photos. 8vo. 418 pp. Including index. In protective Mylar. Heavy--will require additional postage if shipped outside the U. S. .

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The Big Four

Oscar Lewis

Comstock Book Distributors. Paperback. POOR. Noticeably used book. Heavy wear to cover. Pages contain marginal notes, underlining, and or highlighting. Possible ex library copy, with all the markings/stickers of that library. Accessories such as CD, codes, toys, and dust jackets may not be included.

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The Big Four

Lewis, Oscar

Alfred A. Knopf, N Y, 1946. Hardcover. Acceptable. Disclaimer:A readable copy. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. Pages can include considerable notes-in pen or highlighter-but the notes cannot obscure the text. An ex-library book and may have standard library stamps and/or stickers. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less.Ex-Library copy with typical library marks and stamps. Cover and binding are worn but intact. A reading copy in fair condition. Later, 1969 printing. Boards betray fading and nicks and other signs of wear and imperfection commensurate with age. Front hinge is cracked but binding remains structurally sound. Library accoutrements in the usual places. New mylar added to ensure future enjoyment. Secure packaging for safe delivery.Dust jacket quality is not guaranteed.

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The Big Four

Oscar Lewis

Comstock Editions, Incorporated, 1995. Paperback. Good. Disclaimer:A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. The spine may show signs of wear. Pages can include limited notes and highlighting, and the copy can include previous owner inscriptions. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less.Dust jacket quality is not guaranteed.

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The Big Four: The Story of Huntington, Stanford, Hopkins, and Crocker, and of the Building of the Central Pacific

Lewis, Oscar

Alfred A. Knopf. Hardcover. B00410R6DO Missing dust jacket. Acceptable Condition. Five star seller - Buy with confidence! . Fair.

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The Big Four

Oscar Lewis

Comstock Editions, Incorporated, 1995. Paperback. Very Good. Disclaimer:A copy that has been read, but remains in excellent condition. Pages are intact and are not marred by notes or highlighting, but may contain a neat previous owner name. The spine remains undamaged. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less.Dust jacket quality is not guaranteed.

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The Big Four - The Story of Huntington, Stanford, Hopkins, and Crocker, and of The Building of the Central Pacific

Lewis, Oscar

Alfred A. Knopf, 1941. 6th Printing. Hardcover. Good/dj has shelfwear & small tears. minor wear and yellowing, heavy shelfwear to DJ

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The Big Four: The Story of Huntington, Stanford, Hopkins, and Crocker, and of the Building of the Central Pacific

LEWIS, Oscar

New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1959. Very Good. Later. Very good. There are scratch marks on the front cover, and the binding is slightly worn on the corners. Please Note: This book has been transferred to Between the Covers from another database and might not be described to our usual standards. Please inquire for more detailed condition information.

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The Big Four: The Story of Huntington, Stanford, Hopkins and Crocker and of the Building of the Central Pacific

Lewis, Oscar

New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1966. The dust jacket is complete, unfaded and clean, with the four barons of business pictured on the cover. All the wear is crinkles and small terrors on the dust jacket extremities. This book is from the estate of Twin Cities collector, Grace Reiter; it is unmarked except for her signature and embossed nsame.. Later Printing. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good.

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The Big Four: The Story Of Huntington, Stanford, Hopkins, And Crocker, And Of The Building Of The Central Pacific (Railroad)

Lewis, Oscar

New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1938. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Fine/No Jacket. Photographs. Xii, 418, Vi Pp. Blue Cloth, Gilt. Massive, Well Researched And Very Popular History. Stated First Ediiton, No Wear Or Marks, Gilt Strong, Hinges Tight.

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The Big Four

Lewis, Oscar

New York: Alfred A Knopf, 1938. Prepublicatoin Issue. Original Cloth. Very Good Plus.

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The Big Four - The Story of Huntington, Stanford, Hopkins, and Crocker, and the Building of the Central Pacific

Lewis, Oscar

Knopf. Used - Good. Ships from Reno, NV. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. 100% Money Back Guarantee. Shipped to over one million happy customers. Your purchase benefits world literacy!

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The Big Four

Lewis, Oscar

Alfred A. Knopf, N Y, 1946. Hardcover. Good. Disclaimer:A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. The spine may show signs of wear. Pages can include limited notes and highlighting, and the copy can include previous owner inscriptions. The dust jacket is missing. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less.

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The Big Four: The Story of Huntington, Stanford, Hopkins, and Crocker, and of the Building of the Central Pacific

Lewis, Oscar

A. A. Knopf. Used - Good. Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside.

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The Big Four

Lewis, Oscar

ALFRED A KNOPF, 1938-01-01. Hardcover. Good. .

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The Big Four: The Story of Huntington, Stanford, Hopkins, and Crocker, and of the Building of the Central Pacific

Lewis, Oscar

A. A. Knopf, 1938. Hardcover. Acceptable. Disclaimer:A readable copy. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. Pages can include considerable notes-in pen or highlighter-but the notes cannot obscure the text. The dust jacket is missing. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less.

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The Big Four: The Story of Huntington, Stanford, Hopkins, and Crocker, and of the building of the Central Pacific

Lewis, Oscar

New York, N.Y.: Alfred A. Knopf, 1955 Bottom of spine is worn and crimped with some fraying. Light wear to the extremities otherwise. Front endpapers have several fine ink spots and former owner's name and address in ink on the ffep. A very light stain, just barely noticeable on the front board. DJ is very worn with edge tears and chips and several long taped tears.. 11th Printing. Hard Cover. Good/Poor. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

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The big four

Lewis, Oscar

Ballantine. Used - Good. Good condition.

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The big four

Lewis, Oscar

Ballantine. Used - Acceptable. Acceptable condition.

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The Big Four

Lewis, Oscar

New York: Ballantine Books, 1971 Softcover with very minimal shelf wear. Binding/pages tight; pages clean/unmarked. 310 pages. Book has probably not been read. Comstock Edition. 1st printing, Oct. 1971. Very close to AS NEW condition. Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall

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