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3rd printing. Boards rubbed, jacket flaps taped to endpapers, front endpaper corner clipped, front hinge slightly weak. 1938 Hard Cover. 741 pp. The story of Cristobal Pinzon, whose 'adventurous life reproduces in miniature the whole story of modern finance, modern war, and modern revolution, from 1892 to the present day. The book is a combination of realism and melodrama, rooted in an encyclopedic knowledge of finance and contemporary history.'