New York: Harper & Brothers, 1903. First Edition. Small 8vo. 143 pp. "With the Compliments of Harper & Brothers" slip laid in. Included are 5 original black & white photographs (3 1/2 x 2 1/2", with negatives) depicting men and 1 boy in the oil fields, most likley around Fresno, CA and a paper credit card issued by Standard Oil Company dated Oct-Nov-Dec-1929 to an employee. Olive green cloth with gilt lettering in fine condition, with a hint of wear to extremities. Item #20434
This history of the Standard Oil Company was written by the author while Ricardo Scholar in Economics at Harvard University for the year 1900-1901 and eventually printed in the Quarterly Journal of Economics published for Harvard University.