Very Good with no dust jacket. 0836920740. Marfree, perf-bound in tan cloth 1stEd (not this reprint), spine has a minor pull & faded gilt titles, tinted top edge, no DJ; no names, not marked-in, underscored, clearance or discard. Mails from NYC usually within 12 hours.; 444 pages; A look at the powerful, affluent families of the mid twentieth century. (Astors, Beechers, Adams, Guggenheim, Duponts, Rockefellers, Lees, Barrymores). CONTENTS: The Admirable Adams'. --God's family: the Beechers. --The James': a family of minds. --The Lees: Statesmen and soldiers. --Royal family: Drews and Barrymores. --The Astors and the Vanderbilts. --The Guggenheims: They ruled the West. --The Du Ponts: powder and power. --The Rockefellers: Oil to Radio City. --Roosevelts: Big stick and New Deal. --Bibliography.
First edition. Slight offsetting to facing blanks, else fine in fine dustwrapper. Study of famous American families including the Adams, Astor, du Pont, Vanderbilt, Lee, Beecher, Barrymore, and Roosevelt families. Scarce in this condition.
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