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The Transformation of Wall Street: a History of the Securities and Exchange Commission and Modern Corporate Finance by  Joel Seligman - Signed First Edition - 1982 - from West Side Book Shop, ABAA and

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The Transformation of Wall Street: a History of the Securities and Exchange Commission and Modern Corporate Finance

by Seligman, Joel

Condition: Near Fine/Very Good

Boston Toronto: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1982. First Edition / First Printing. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good. Octavo. xvi + 701pp, preface and acknowledgments, 12 chapters, notes, index. Inscribed by the Author on the ffep to previous owner, Sidney Fine. binding tight, top edge with minor fox dots, else pages clean and unmarked, cover cloth unworn and spine lettering bright. Inner DJ flap price-clipped. DJ with slight wear to the extremities - in mylar protector. 6.25" x 9.25" black cloth boards, gilt spine letters, in black DJ.


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