Jay Cooke, Financier of the Civil War. Civil War Finance, Ellis Paxson Oberholtzer.
Jay Cooke, Financier of the Civil War
Jay Cooke, Financier of the Civil War

Jay Cooke, Financier of the Civil War.

Philadelphia: George W. Jacobs, 1907.

First Edition. 78 images. Profusely illustrated. 658; 590 pp. 2 vols. 8vo. Original dark blue cloth, superb condition in slightly toned original blue-gray dust jackets, enclosed in the original publisher's protective board box; box a bit worn. Item #11958

A detailed biography of the colorful financier (1821-1905), whose firm marketed the huge Civil War loans of the Federal Government; whose marketing of its bonds enabled the Northern Pacific Railroad to expand to the Dakotas; and whose firm's eventual closing precipitated the Panic of 1873. A handsome set in the finest possible condition.

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