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The Gold Ring Jim Fisk, Jay Gould, and Black Friday, 1869.

By: Ackerman, Kenneth D.

Price: $29.95

Publisher: New York, Dodd, Mead & Co: 1988

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 18534

ISBN: 0396090656

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


DJ has 1 inch closed tear on back at bottom and light soil, remainder mark bottom page edges. ; A bright, solid book, dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped. ; B&W Illustrations; 9.30 X 6.20 X 1.30 inches; 340 pages; "In The Gold Ring, Capitol Hill veteran Kenneth D. Ackerman tells the story of two dazzling con men who rose to the top of the Erie Railway Company before fixing their ambitions on a scam so great it would make them two of the richest men in America—and cement their reputation as two of the most corrupt. They were Jay Gould, the ruthless self-promoter who came to be recognized as th... View more info