HENRIQUES, Robert. Marcus Samuel. First Viscount Bearsted and Founder of the 'Shell' Transport and Trading Company 1853-1927. London, Barrie and Rockliff .
8vo. Original cloth with dust-wrapper; pp. xi, 676, plates after photographs; wrapper a little frayed and spine faded; a very good copy.
First edition of this magisterial biography and company history, beautifully printed on egshell paper. It was priced the princely sum of 42 shillings at the time.