New York: Bidwell Publishing Company, 1889. Full cloth. Item #10799.176
Bidwell recounts his Puritan upbringing, successful struggles against poverty, his career as a merchant, his commercial misfortunes and temptations, and his ultimate fall. Well illustrated with a tissue-guarded frontispiece portrait and many woodcut illustrations in the text. Lacking half title leaf. Hinges sound, a few minor extremity rubs to exterior. ; Black & White Frontispiece Portrait, Illus.; Octavo; 560 pages.