Up The Ladder of Gold. E. Phillips OPPENHEIM.

Up The Ladder of Gold

Boston: Little, Brown & Co., 1931. First American Edition. First Printing. Octavo; orange cloth, with titling and decorations stamped in red on spine and front panel; dustjacket; 312pp. Some trivial rubbing to lower board edges, else Fine. Dustjacket is price-clipped, edgeworn, with several small nicks and short tears, and some unnecessary clear tape reinforcement along edges on verso; Very Good.

A political novel in which a wealthy American business man attempts to take control of the world financial markets by amassing large concerns in gold, oil, mines, machinery, and wheat. Uncommon, especially so in the scarce art-deco dustjacket. BLEILER (1972) p.215; HUBIN (1979), p.315.

Price: $200.00

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