Memoirs of Henry Villard, Journalist and Financier, 1835-1900 [Two Volumes]
by Villard, Henry
Houghton, Mifflin and Company. Hardcover. Boston and New York, 1904. 8vo, red cloth, 393 + 393 pp. A near fine set with an owner signature to front free endpaper and minimal wear. The memoirs of the industrialist and railroad man. "Villard was a talented promoter and organizer, but he was not a gifted administrator. Through his efforts, development and settlement of the Pacific Northwest occurred at a rapid pace, and despite his business failures he played an instrumental role in facilitating the completion of America's second transcontinental railroad." - ANB. Howes V-100 . Very Good. 1904. First Edition. (Inventory #: SET1503A)
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