“THE TROUBLE WAS NOT IN BEING A BANK CLERK, BUT IN BEING A CLERK IN A BANK THAT WANTED HIM TO BE NOTHING BUT A BANK CLERK”
LEFÈVRE, Edwin. H.R. New York and London, 1915.
First edition of Lefèvre’s novel about a young man’s rise from obscurity as a bank clerk to New York business mogul headed for the White House, inscribed: “To Arthur E. Meaker, with the affectionate regard of his grateful Edwin Lefèvre. Bronxville, N.Y. Oct. 1916.” $5200.