First edition of The Empire of Business by Andrew Carnegie.
Octavo, [viii], 345pp. Maroon cloth, title in gilt on spine and cover. Top edge gilt, uncut edges. Frontispiece portrait with tissue cover. Published “April, 1902” statement on copyright page. Clean text, solid text block. Previous ownership bookplate affixed to front endpaper and inspiration quote affixed to opposite endpaper. Issued without dust jacket. Also issued in green cloth, with no priority established. A great example.
A collection of 17 essays by industrialist and philanthropist, Andrew Carnegie. It covers contemporary business issues in the United States, such as The Bugaboo of Trusts, The Common Interest of Labour and Capital and How to Win Fortune.