The History of the Standard Oil Company. Ida T. Tarbell.
The History of the Standard Oil Company
The History of the Standard Oil Company
The History of the Standard Oil Company
The History of the Standard Oil Company
The History of the Standard Oil Company
The History of the Standard Oil Company
The History of the Standard Oil Company

The History of the Standard Oil Company

New York: McClure, Phillips & Co., 1904.

2 Volumes. First edition, first printing. Original ribbed maroon cloth, blindstamped front boards, gilt lettered spines, gilt topstains. Complete in two volumes. Very Good with fading to spine cloth and wear at spine ends, light soiling and light blistering to cloth. Inner hinges exposed and fragile, previous ownership markings to front endsheets and pages toned.

The crusading American journalist, feminist hero, and iconic muckraker Ida Tarbell's masterwork, a thorough expose of the mammoth Standard Oil Company's history and tactics. It has been called "the greatest work of investigative journalism ever written." Tarbell's writings led to the passage of antitrust legislation and then the breakup of Standard Oil in 1911 for violating that legislation. Item #140939520

Price: $2,000.00