Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1911. First Edition.
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Signed and inscribed by the Author. Octavo, black illustrated cloth, tissue-protected frontis., 171 pp + ads. Very Good. Photographs gladly provided upon request. ÒTen days after my graduation from Harvard I took my place as an unskilled workman in one of the largest of the great soft-coal mines that lie in the Middle West. It was with no thought of writing my experiences that I chose my occupation, but with the intention of learning by actual work the Òoperating endÓ of the great industry, in the hope that such practical knowledge as I should acquire would fit me to follow the business s... View More...