Indianapolis: The Bobbs-Merrill Company, 1929. First edition. Hardcover. 371pp. Octavo [23 cm] Red cloth over boards with gilt lettering on the backstrip and front board. In a dust jacket, with a number of tears, (primarily closed), backed with tape. Very good / good. Item #55214
From the dust jacket- "Few books contain as much new and important material as this authoritative biography of the greatest of American railroad engineers, the blazer of the Iron Horse trail, the builder of the Union Pacific. It is a real contribution to American history."