New York: New-York Courier, 1815. 21 pages, printed with text in double columns. Original pamphlet, sewn (dampstain at upper corner, and rough at edges but well inside the ample margins; some pages still un-opened). New York: At the Office of the New-York Courier, 1815. First edition. A very good copy of this exceedingly scarce pamphlet. OCLC lists only 13 copies, including those at Columbia, Cornell, Yale, Harvard, and the New York Historical Society. Attributed to Isaac Bronson by F. Redlich.....
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Aptos: Bruce Campbell Adamson, 1993. Illustrated. iv + 166 pages, 8vo, printed wrappers; pencil marks in margins of index, otherwise very good. Aptos, CA: Bruce Campbell Adamson, 1993. Presentation copy on last blank page. George William Ely was Secretary of the New York Stock Exchange from 1874 to 1900 and from 1905 to 1919.
New York: Harper, 1935. Photo Illus. xii, 483pp. 8vo, red cloth, light water streaks on front cover. New York; Harper & Brothers, 1935. First Edition. Seminal history of American Finance from 1900 through the Depression. Presentation copy, inscribed to his wife -"so patient with a husband submerged in documents....for nearly two years;' so encouraging at discouraging moments and....so generally satisfactory in fifty or sixty other respects."
Philadelphia: Carey & Lea, 1832. 282 pages, 36 pages of advertisments, 12mo, rebound in plain black cloth with gilt-lettered spine (small ex-lib stamp on verso of title page, else clean with some light scattered foxing). Philadelphia: Carey & Lea, 1832. First American edition. Very good. Babbage's most complete and important work dealing with modern industrial technology and economy.