The big spenders : the epic story of the rich rich, the grandes of America and the magnificoes, and how they spent their fortunes / Lucius Beebe.

Title
The big spenders : the epic story of the rich rich, the grandes of America and the magnificoes, and how they spent their fortunes / Lucius Beebe.
Author
Beebe, Lucius.
Publication
Mount Jackson, Va. : Axios Press, 2009.

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Description
xxxii, 510 p. : ill.; 24 cm.
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History
Note
  • Originally published: Garden City, N.Y. : Doubleday, 1966.
Bibliography (note)
  • Includes bibliographical references (p.493-495) and index.
Processing Action (note)
  • committed to retain
Contents
Patroons and Parvenus -- Golden times, Golden Gate -- Pets of the lobster palaces -- The benevolent blackmailer -- Three parties that made headlines -- Magnifico of Maxim's -- How you traveled was who you were -- How to move stylishly -- Good times in the money mountains -- The men -- The plutocrats of Pittsburgh -- Bonanza bazaar -- Misfortune's darling -- Game preserve for the rich -- Fun with real estate.
ISBN
9781604190069 (alk. paper)
LCCN
^^2008034480
OCLC
232982803
Owning Institutions
Harvard Library