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Chronicles and Characters of the Stock Exchange

by FRANCIS, John

Price: $1,000.00
from: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABAA

  • Seller Inventory #: 301990
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Very Good
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Wm. Crosby and H.P. Nichols
  • Place: Boston
  • Date published: 1850
  • Keywords: BusinessBooks

Boston: Wm. Crosby and H.P. Nichols, 1850. Hardcover. Very Good. First American edition (originally published in London in 1849, the work also appears, probably simultaneously, in the U.S. in the *Bankers' Magazine for 1850*). Publisher's cloth. Contemporary owner's name ("Isaac W. Blain, Brooklyn"), rebacked, saving all but the top 1.5" of the spine, and nearly all of the title, about very good. An early and important history of the London Stock Exchange. *OCLC* locates several copies of the English edition, but only a single copy of the first American edition, at AAS.