New York: Macmillan Company, 1899. First Edition. 12mo (17.5cm.); publisher's green pictorial cloth stamped in red, yellow, white, and gilt, top edge gilt; vi,334pp. Board extremities a bit rubbed and corners bumped, yellow portion of upper cover very slighly effaced, else Very Good and sound. Inscribed and signed on front free endpaper: "For Hollis W Field / With the compliments of / Samuel Merwin."
One of two novels produced by the Merwin-Webster collaboration, this on the railway industry which had a notable effect on Frank Norris's own novel "The Octopus," published two years later. WRIGHT III 3708.