Item #28262 The Financier. Theodore Dreiser.

The Financier

New York: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1912. Good +. Item #28262

New York: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1912. First Edition with letter code "K-M" (October 1912) on copyright page. Octavo; publisher's mottled blue decorative cloth stamped in dark blue and gilt; [4],779pp. Spine backing cleanly split down rear joint and separated from textblock but holding along front joint; spine otherwise significantly toned with dulled titling; boards a bit edgeworn and rubbed at corners. Cracks starting along hinges but binding still holding. Tiny closed tear to front free endpaper; pages a bit toned along edges but unmarked.

The first novel in what would become the author's "Trilogy of Desire," based on the life of the Chicago streetcar tycoon Charles Yerkes.

PIZER A12-1.

Price: $125.00

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