Aptos: Bruce Campbell Adamson, 1993. Illus. 8vo, pr. wrs., 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, front cover slightly bowed at top and bottom, corners lightly bumped, spine lightly sunned. New York; Harper & Brothers, 1935. "...the story of the immense financial and corporate expansion which took place in the United States between the depression of the eighteen-nineties and the crisis of the nineteen-thirties." Author's preface.
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: 1961. Two signed items: (1) a typed letter signed "B.M. Baruch" in blue ballpoint pen, August 22, 1961, 1 page on personal stationary, 5.75" x 6.75", sending appreciation and good wishes. Accompanied by a glossy 8" x 10" Conway Studios portrait signed on the dark image in blue fountain pen with poor contrast. American businessman and statesman, known during his career as a financier as the "Lone Wolf on Wall Street." He also served as an important defense and economic advisor to Presidents Wilson and Roosevelt.
New York: Holt Rinehart and Winston, 1985. Ed. by Jeffrey Madrick. 8vo, 1/2 purple cloth, d.w. dampstained on blank side, otherwise very good. New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, (1985).
375pp., 8vo, cloth, d.w.; (d.w. very edge-worn). New York: Weybright and Talley, (1973). Very good. The 1960s on Wall Street.
Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1987. With the Assistance of Rose C. Carosso. Illustrated. xvi + 888pp., thick 8vo, cloth, d.w.; dust wrapper edgeworn. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1987. First edition. A very good copy in a very good dust wrapper. Harvard Studies in Business History XXXVIII.
New York: Morrow, 1931. viii + 310pp., 8vo, black cloth; lightly rubbed. New York: William Morrow & Co., 1931. First edition. A very good copy.
New York: Greenwood Press, 1969. of members of Congress therewith. 8vo, green cloth. New York: Greenwood Press, (1969). Very good.
New York: D. T. Valentine, 1861. Engraving with hand color. 5 3/4" x 58". Stunningly long view of New York Harbor from Brooklyn as it looked at the end of the 18th century. Shows Trinity Church, Wall St., St. Paul's Church, and the New York Hospital. Beautiful color. David Thomas Valentine (1801-1869) served as the Deputy to the Clerk of the Common Council for thirty-seven years and began publishing the "Manual for the Corporation of the City of New York"...
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: Time, 1962. 8vo, pr. wrs. New York: Time, (1962). Very good.
Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1961. Frontis. 8vo, red cloth, spine ends lightly worn. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1961.
New York: Norton, 1990. Profusely illustrated with color photographs. 272pp. 4to, red cloth, d.w. lightly soiled, pages slightly wavy throughout. New York: Norton (1990). Presentation copy.
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 gold prices.
New York: McGraw-Hill, 2001. Illus. 8vo, 1/2 green cloth, d.w. New York: McGraw-Hill, (2001). Near Fine.
New York: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1988. Illus., 421pp. 8vo, 1/2 red cloth, pencil marks in some margins. New York: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, (1988). Very good(-).
Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1957. Illus. 627pp. 8vo, green cloth, d.w. torn and chipped, cloth lightly soiled, a few pages with a small amount of underlining in pencil. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, (1957).
New York: John Wiley, 1994. 8vo, black boards, d.w. New York: John Wiley, (1994). Near Fine.
Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1949. Illus. xxiv, 631pp. 8vo, red cloth, cloth dampstained. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1949. First Edition.
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 and nearby architecture.
London: Chatto & Windus, 1994. Illus. 497pp. Tall 8vo, black cloth, d.w. London: Chatto & Windus, (1994). Very good(+).
New York: Harper, 1980. 8vo, 1/2 black cloth, d.w. lightly soiled. New York: Harper & Row, (1980). An insider's view of Wall Street during the 1970s.
Larchmont: American Research Council, 1964. New introduction by Benton W. Davis. xi + 308pp., 8vo, cloth; minor wear at spine ends. Larchmont: American Research Council, 1964. A very good copy.