Macmillan: NY, 1919. Hardcover. Very Good. Item #21-2214
Illus., 8 x 5.5", pict dark red cloth, gilt lettering, 316pp + ads. Covers worn and rubbed, spine tips torn and fraying, corners bumped/worn, front inner hinge cracked and cover loose, endpapers have offsetting, removal marks, ink name eradicated and hardly legible, scattered foxing. Reading copy. The name that was covered up was Julie Fillmore Harris who was President Millard Fillmore's sister, but is this really her? Chase S. Osborn was the 27th governor of Michigan, a newspaperman, an iron ore prospector and much more. This book covers his early days from his leaving his home state of Indiana, then to Chicago to Michigan, governorship, Minnesota's Mesabi iron ore range, etc. FIRST EDITION.