The Pit

by Norris, Frank

This classic literary critique of turn-of-the-century capitalism in the United States reveals Norris's powerful story of an obsessed trader intent on cornering the wheat market and the consequences of his unchecked greed.

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1903
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The Pit: A Story of Chicago. The Epic of the Wheat

by NORRIS, Frank

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The Pit: A Story of Chicago.

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1903
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Norris, Frank. The Pit, Doubleday, Page & Co., Inc. Stated First Printing Thus. Published February,1903. Used. Very Good-/ No Dust Jacket included. 421 pages. Red boards with gilt titling and wheat motif ornamentation. All gilting is still in nice shape. pages. HISTORY OF ECONOMIC THOUGHT. STOCK MARKET. An attractive used copy.
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New York: Doubleday, Page & Co., 1903. Red cloth with gilt lettering and decoration in mylar protector. Book is a little canted. Norris' classic muckraker narrative of the Chicago wheat pit, one of his trilogy of The Epic of the Wheat. Text block is pristine.. Later Edition. Cloth. Fair/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.… Read more
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by Norris, Frank

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The Pit ; A Story Of Chicago

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The Pit - a story of Chicago (The epic of the wheat)

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Doubleday, Page & Company, 1903. Book. Good. Hardcover. First Edition. Small Octavo. 421 pp, Princiipal characters in the novel, Binding tight with slight forward lean, pages age-toned, unmarke and clean, cover cloth with light wear at 5the corners, gilt letters & fr cover design VG. In glassine wrapper. .
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THE PIT: A STORY OF CHICAGO

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New York: Doubleday, Page & Co, 1903. Second Printing. Octavo (20.25cm); maroon cloth, with titling and decorations stamped in gilt on spine and front cover; [viii],421,[3]pp. Forward lean, spine ends gently nudged, with gentle sunning to spine; Very Good+ or better, with the gilt entirely unrubbed; lacking the rare dustjacket. Sequel to The Octopus (1901), this a fictitious account… Read more
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