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The History of The Standard Oil Company - First Edition, Complete in Two Volumes

By: Tarbell, Ida M

Price: $2,950.00

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

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 426H3391

ISBN: B000IDD1VE

Condition: Good


B000IDD1VE xx, 406, xiv, 409 pp. Index, black and white photographic plates, tissue-protected frontis photo and sketch of J.D. Rockefeller, maps, graphs, tables. The ground-breaking expose of John D. Rockefeller's Standard Oil Trust. First appeared as a nineteen part serialization in McClure's Magazine. "Describes the processes by which the oil industry passed from the control of the many to that of the few. The Standard Oil Trust furnished the methods, the charter,... View more info

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The History of The Standard Oil Company. 1950. Cloth.

By: Tarbell, Ida M.

Price: $350.00

Publisher: New York, Peter Smith: 1950

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 311H3077

ISBN: B007IMR7L8

Condition: Good


B007IMR7L8 Two volumes in one. xxx, 409 pages. Index. Occasional black and white illustrations. "This work is the outgrowth of an effort on the part of the editors of McClure's Magazine to deal concretely in their pages with the trust question in order that their readers might have a clear and succinct notion of the processes by which a particular industry passes from the control of the many to that of the few." - ix. Maroon buckram-covered boards. Relative... View more info

The History of the Standard Oil Company - Briefer Version

By: Tarbell, Ida M.; Chalmers, David M. (editor)

Price: $79.95

Publisher: New York, Harper Torchbooks: 1966

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 16302193

Condition: Very Good


227 pages. The book that helped inaugurate the muckraker movement. "During the post-Civil War age of industrialization in the United States the great monopolists reached their positions of eminence because they were even greater competitors. John D. Rockefeller and his associates did not build the Standard Oil Company in the board rooms of Wall Street banks and investment houses and launch it upon the tossing seas of watered stock. They fought their way to contro... View more info

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McClure's Magazine, May 1903, Vol. XXI, No. 1 - The History of the Standard Oil Company (Chapter VII) / Pittsburgh Corruption / New York's Street Waifs

By: Tarbell, Ida; Steffens, Lincoln; Poole, Ernest

Price: $1,500.00

Publisher: USA, The S.S. McClure Co.: 1903

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 329H2789

Condition: Fair


A very rare copy of this, the first appearance of chapter seven, The Crisis of 1878, of Ida Tarbell's ground-breaking History of the Standard Oil Company. This feature of 16 pages includes photos of: the company's tank farm at Olean, NY; John L. McKinney; Torpedoed oil wells with side-flow and upright flow; A.J. Cassatt; M.N. Allen; a 25,000 oil tank on fire; and a one-page illustration of the hanging in effigy of "Buck" McCandless. With this work, Tarbell inv... View more info