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Ten Years in Wall Street by William Worthington Fowler - 1st - 1870 - from CraigsClassics and Biblio.com

Ten Years in Wall Street: Revelations of Inside Life and Experience on 'Change

by William Worthington Fowler

Condition: Very Good


Nice condition copy of "Ten Years In Wall Street" - or, Revelations of Inside Life and Experience on 'Change by William Worthington Fowler. 1870 1st edition; Worthington, Dustin & Co.; Hartford, CT. The book features full-page illustrated plates by Arthur Lumley. "Including the histories, mysteries, and men of the 'Street' - The Stock Exchange - The Gold Room - The speculations in stocks, gold, governments, pork, petroleum, grain, etc. - Sketches from life of the noted speculators and money kings, with anecdotes and incidents of their careers - The women who speculate - The great rises and panics, and how they are produced - The personal experiences of the author - The famous pools, rings, cliques, and corners, and how and by whom they were formed - A description of the battles of the giants, and of the great gold ring of 1869, etc."

Here are a few examples of the contents:
* A Speculator's Life
* The Napoleon of the Bears
* Philosophy of Speculation
* A Panic in Stocks
* Training for Wall Street
* Vanderbilt the Bull, and Drew the Bear
* The Cloud Gathers and Bursts
* Stocks on the Rampage
* The Gold Dreamer, and how His Dream Came Out
* The Autobiography of $500
* Vanderbilt in Search of Investments
* The Clown of the Stocks Plays His Antics
* How Bulls are Changed into Bears
* A Tantalizing Stock
* Standing on the Apex of a Fortune
* The Market Trembles, Totters and Falls
* Meeting a Prophet of Evil
* A Black Sunday and a Blue Monday
* Bubble Company Stocks at a Discount

Condition:
Clean front and back covers, light soiling on the spine; sharp corners. Tight binding. No loose pages. No cracks. The text pages are very clean with no notable condition issues found; foxing to the 2 illustrations before the title page, and to the tissue paper between them; the tissue paper has a thin 2" rectangular area at the lower-outer corner that has been clipped. Overall the book is in very good condition.


  • Bookseller: CraigsClassics US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 1014
  • Title: Ten Years in Wall Street
  • Author: William Worthington Fowler
  • Illustrator:Arthur Lumley
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: 1st
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Worthington, Dustin & Co.
  • Place: Hartford, CT
  • Date published: 1870
  • Keywords: william worthington fowler, ten years wall street, stock market, stock exchange, william worthington fowler, investing, investments, vanderbilt, stock jobbers, bulls and bears, black sunday, blue monday
  • Bookseller catalogs: Non-Fiction; Other;

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