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.
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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."
New York: Ogilvie, 1887. Illustrated with 50 full page woodcuts. xxiv + 723pp., very thick tall 8vo, green cloth, gilt lettering on spine and gilt decoration on cover (faint stain on front cover, slight wear at extremes). New York: J. S. Ogilvie, (1887). First Edition. A beautiful copy. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author, "___ ______ with the compliments of Henry Clews N.Y. May 3rd, 1898.
Hartford: Worthington, Dustin, 1870. Including the Histories, Mysteries, and Men of the "Street", The Stock Exchange, The Gold Room...Sketches from Life of the Noted Speculators and Money Kings, with Anecdotes and Incidents of Their Careers... Illus. by Arthur Lumley. 536pp. + 1 page publisher's ad. 8vo, original green cloth with gilt spine, spine ends worn and repaired, edges of corners lightly worn, last page repaired with tape with no loss of text, endpapers, front flyleaf and last blank page, all.....
New York: Arno Press, 1974. 483pp. 8vo, gold boards, some pages with pencil marks in margins and/or a small amount of pencil underlining, otherwise very good. New York: Arno Press, 1974. This volume is a reprint of the March 1, 1870 House of Representatives Report on the gold panic in New York from 21st to 27th of September, 1869. In 1869, Jay Gould and Jim Fisk tried to corner the gold market which led to a rise and fall in.....
New York: Workman Publishing, 1996. Foreword by Warren Buffet. 156 pages. Slim 8vo, burgundy cloth-backed boards, d.w. New York: Workman Publishing, (1996). First edition, later printing. A fine copy in a fine dust wrapper, signed by Greenberg on the title page. A collection of humorous (and real) internal memos from the Bear Stearns chairmain, issued 1978 - 1995.
New York: Harper, 1908. Plates. xiv, 171pp. 8vo, green cloth, spine ends lightly rubbed, otherwise very good. New York: Harper, 1908. First Edition Pages 1-111 are on the history of Wall Street in Manhattan through George Washington's inauguration. The author's emphasis in this work was on the historical events in the Wall Street area. He left out the New York Stock Exchange, banks, and stock brokerages.
New York: Moses King, 1898. Numerous photo Illus. 96pp. Folio, original green cloth with original wrappers bound in, spine ends worn, edges of corners lightly worn, some pages lightly dampstained in bottom margins, front and back covers with small areas of light soiling, bound in wrappers are chipped in margins. New York: Moses King, (1898). First Edition. Contains over 400 portraits of Wall Street brokers and prominent men of finance, and 65 photo illustrations of the New York Stock Exchange.....
New York: Norton, 1973. 285 pages. 8vo, green cloth, yellow dust wrapper is a touch edgeworn and sunned on spine; laminate on wrapper somewhat wrinkled, as usual. New York: Norton, (1973). First edition. Ownership signature on front endpaper, else a near fine copy in a a very good dust wrapper. A classic of investment literature.
New York: 1866. located in the Nevada District of the Colorado Territory, with beautifully engraved vignettes of a miner working by torchlight and a group of miners sending ore from the mine shaft to the surface by way of an bucket-brigade. Signed by the Secretary and President of the Corporation, whose main office was located in New York City. This certificate bears two uncancelled 25 cent Internal Revenue Certificate stamps applied to the certificate in their designated spaces. The stock.....
New York: Random House, 1999. Illustrated. 796 pages. Thick 8vo, 1/2 black cloth, d.w. (price-clipped and sunned on spine panel; ghost of security label on front panel, still affixed to rear). New York: Random House, 1999. A near fine copy in a very good dust wrapper Presentation copy, signed by the author on title page "to Jerry and Judy, with best regards."
New York: Blue Ribbon, 1931. Illus. 362pp. 8vo, green cloth, light shelf-wear. New York: Blue Ribbon Books, (1931). Third printing. Very good. History of the securities industry in New York from 1789 to 1929, ending prior to the 1929 stock market crash. Includes the role of Wall Street firms in the financing of Cornelius Vanderbilt, Jay Gould, John D. Rockefeller, Andrew Carnegie, and J. P. Morgan.