Roddy, Edward G.
Title Mills, Mansions, and Mergers: The Life of William M. Wood (inscribed & signed)
Binding Hard Cover
Book Condition About Very Good
Jacket Condition No Jacket (as issued)
Edition First Edition
Size Quarto -- from 9.75" to 12" tall
Publisher North Andover Merrimack Valley Textile Museum 1982
Inscription Inscribed & Signed by Author
Seller ID 014421
Tells the life story of a man born to poor immigrant parents, whose income by the time of his death "ranked him as perhaps the second highest paid executive in the United States." This copy inscribed and signed on front end paper (inscription reads "To Gwen, a/transplanted villager/Edward G. Roddy"). Illustrated boards, 148 pages (including Appendices, Notes, Index), copiously illustrated. Light smudging, two small sticker pulls to front cover, mild general wear.
EDWARD G. RODDY, WILLIAM M. WOOD, BUSINESS, AMERICAN BUSINESSMEN, TEXTILE INDUSTRY, TEXTILES, SHAWSHEEN VILLAGE, WOOLEN COMPANY, EXECUTIVES, MILLIONAIRES