Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1922.
Good Condition / No Dust Jacket.
Inscribed by Mary Williamson Averell (Harriman), wife of Edward Harriman, to Elmer Ellsworth Brown, Chancellor of New York University, 1930. Mrs. E. H. Harriman's calling card pasted to the front endpaper with the note '2 sets of the Biography of Mr E. H. Harriman: one for the Chancellor and one for the University. This is the Chancellor's copy with a personal inscription from Mrs. Harriman. Further is written a note from the Executor of the E. E. Brown estate, Harold Oliver Voorhis, first secretary of NYU, gifting the volumes to the Gramercy Park Hotel as a token of appreciation for their services to the Chancellor. Size: 21cm x 15cm. 421 + 421 pages. 2-volume set (complete). Set is in Good condition, by which we mean it has moderate to heavy marks of age and is well worn from handling, but is still intact and good for reading. Moderate rubbing and wear to board edges. Moderate discolouration to spines. Moderate chipping and biopredation to spine heads and tails. Moderate wear and minor biopredation to edges. Minor to moderate soiling to boards. Moderate browning to endpapers. Two faded previous owner inkstamps with minor abrasions from sticker removal to the front pastedown and half-title page of volume 1 and to the front free endpaper of volume 2, and previous owner emboss to the title pages. Internally clean and bright. Shipped Weight: 1.49 kilos. Inscribed by person(s) connected with book.