Author:White, William Allen


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A Certain Rich Man.

By: White, William Allen.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York., Macmillan Co.: 1909.

Edition: 3rd printing in the year of publication.

Seller ID: 15097

Condition: A nice copy save for rubbing to extremities. Contemporary former owner's signature on both free endpapers with slight offset to pastedowns. Text is bright except some offset toning from the newspaper clipping. Boards clean with gilt titles looking like new.

Kansas newspaper editor White was known as the "Sage of Emporia." He bought the Emporia Gazette in 1895. Laid in the book is an undated (circa 1910?) newspaper clipping noting the death of William Martindale of Emporia who "was once one of Kansas' wealthy men but gave all he had following (his) bank's failure." View more info