Tycoon's War: How Cornelius Vanderbilt Invaded a Country to Overthrow America's Most Famous Military Adventurer

By: Dando-Collins, Stephen

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Carefully handled, Text clean, Bindings firm. Appears unread with only flaw a bit of sun to top text block. 8vo; 9.5 inches; with Chapter Notes, Bibliography and Index. -------- When he died in 1877, Cornelius Vanderbilt, founder of the Vanderbilt dynasty, was wealthier than the U.S. Treasury. But he had nearly lost his fortune in 1856, when William Walker, a young Nashville genius, set out to conquer Central America and, in the process, take away Vanderbilt's most profitable shipping business.[az]

Title: Tycoon's War: How Cornelius Vanderbilt Invaded a Country to Overthrow America's Most Famous Military Adventurer

Author Name: Dando-Collins, Stephen

Categories: BIOGRAPHY / AUTOBIOGRAPHY / MEMOIR,

Edition: 1st Edition

Publisher: New York, Da Capo Press: 2008

ISBN Number: 0306816075

ISBN Number 13: 9780306816079

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Fine

Jacket Condition: Fine

Type: Book

Seller ID: 010770

Keywords: Nicaragua - History; Filibuster War; Nicaragua Canal; Cornelius Vanderbilt; William Walker,