New York: Doubleday, Page & Company, 1903. First Edition. Hardcover. Octavo; pp; (viii), 421; decorated red cloth, spine lettered in gilt. Overall a good or better tight copy, edge wear at spine ends and corners, a small bleed stain at the edge of the front free fly leaf, a solid readable copy. Item #18927
The Epic of Wheat is a Trilogy; The Octopus; The Pit; The Wolf. Norris had a large effect on the Progressive Era and was part of the "Muckraking" community that brought several great abuses to the eye of the public and the government for some redress.