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The Misbehavior of Markets: A Fractal View of Financial Turbulence with a New Preface on the Financial Crisis
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The Misbehavior of Markets: A Fractal View of Financial Turbulence with a New Preface on the Financial Crisis

By Mandelbrot, Benoit ; Richard L. Hudson

NY: Basic Books, 2006. (USA) 5th printing. No markings, Fine. Wraps, 328pp, index, B&W illus. This bookis a revolutionary reevaluation of the standard tools and models of modern financial theory. Markets, we learn, are far riskier than we have wanted to believe. From the gyrations of IBM's stock price and the Dow, to cotton trading, and the dollar-Euro exchange rate--Mandelbrot shows that the world of finance can be understood in more accurate, and volatile, terms than the tired theories of yesteryear. (1.7 JM FO 14/5. Paperback. Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾".

$20.99

Wealthbuilding: Lifelong Financial Strategies for Success with Your Money, Revised Edition

By Rosentreter, Kurt

Toronto: BPS Books, 2009. (CAD) Presumed 2nd (revised) edition, No markings, crease to lower corenr of last three leaves, otherwise Fine.Wtaps, 347pp. According to the blurb from Tim Cestnick: One of the most impostant books on personal finance in the last 10 years. (1.8 JM FO 15/4. 2nd. Paperback. Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾".

$14.88

Upside, Downside: Simple Rules of Risk Management for the Smart Investor
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Upside, Downside: Simple Rules of Risk Management for the Smart Investor

By Dembo, Ron ; Daniel Stoffman

Toronto: Doubleday Canada, 2006. (CAD) 1st printing. No markings, Fine in Near Fine dust jacket with rubbing to gloss to back panel Boards, 211pp, index. This is a book written for the average investor to better understand investment risk. (1.8 JM FO 4/0. 1st. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾".

$12.99

High Financier: The Lives and Time of Siegmund Warburg
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High Financier: The Lives and Time of Siegmund Warburg

By Ferguson, Niall

NY: Penguin Press, 2010. (USA) 1st printing. No markings, Fine in Fine dust jacket. Boards, 548pp, index, B&W photos. This book tells the story of Siegmund Warburg, whose philosophy of finance was the antithesis of the debt-fueled, algorithm-driven banking of our own time. A heavy book. 92.5 JM FO 8/414.96. 1st. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾".

$14.95

BOOM, BUST & ECHO:  How to Profit from the Coming Demographic Shift. (Signed copy)
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BOOM, BUST & ECHO: How to Profit from the Coming Demographic Shift. (Signed copy)

By FOOT, David K. With STOFFMAN, Daniel.

Toronto: Macfarlane Walter & Ross, 1996. (CAD) First Edition SIGNED BY AUTHOR , to the title page, no other markings Very Good in unclipped Very Good Dj. 8vo, blue bds, x, 245pp, index. A study of demogaphics and how the baby-boom generation has changed the economy. (1.8 JM FO 16/6. Signed by Author. 1st. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$13.99

WORKING DOLLARS: The VanCity Story (Inscribed copy)

By HARDIN, Herschel

Vancouver / Toronto: Douglas & McIntyre, 1996. (CAD) First Printing. INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR to the title page: "To H---& B---/ Good neighbours & good VanCity members/ Herschel Harden", no other markings, Fine in Fine Dust jacket. Boards, viii, 504pp, index. 16pp B&W photos. This book was written for VanCity's 50th anniversary and is the story of Canada's most innovative credit union. A heavy book. (2.5 JM FO 4/0. Inscribed By Author. 1st. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$21.99

The Value Of Nothing: Why Everything CoSts o Much More Than We Think

By Patel, Raj

Toronto: HarperCollins Publishers, 2009. (CAD) 2nd printing of First Canadian edition, No markings, Fine in Fine dust jacket. Boards, 250pp, index, no illu. The Value of Nothing tracks down the reasons through history, philosophy, neuroscience and sociology, showing why prices are always at odds with the true value of the things that matter most to us.(1.7 JM FO 16/A0. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾".

$12.99

THE MAVERICKS Lessons from the West's Winning Entrepreneurs (Inscribed copy)

By GRESCOE, Paul

Canada: McGraw-Hill Ryerson, 1999. (CAD) First Printing INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR: "For K--/ ....... Fondly/ Paul", no other markings, Fine in Near Fine Dj with just a tiny chip to the top corner of the front cover flap fold. Black boards, 362pp, index. B&W photos. Behind the scenes with 15 Canadian trailblazers including Veggie King Yves Potvin, Ed and Shirely Fitzhenry who make navigational equipment, Brad and Lori Field who manufacture body armour, and others. (2.0 JM FO 6/5. Inscribed By Author. 1st. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$19.99

A Wake-Up Call for Idea Champions: The Transformation of a Proven Business Strategy:  Paradigm Shifts in Suggestion Systems (Inscribed copy)
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A Wake-Up Call for Idea Champions: The Transformation of a Proven Business Strategy: Paradigm Shifts in Suggestion Systems (Inscribed copy)

By Sander, Bernie

Ottawa: Innovation Transfer, 1994. (CAD) 4th printing, 1997. INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR, to the title page :" To A---/ My best wihses in your role as Idea Champion/ Bernie, Mar '99", no othe rmarkigns, Fine. Wraps, 212pp. (1.33 JM FO 59/3. Inscribed By Author. Paperback. Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾".

$23.99

Babel: The Breaking of the Banks, a Chronicle of the Markets 1998-2009 (Signed copy)

By Ruffer, Jonathan G.

UK: JJG Publishing, 2009. (UK) First publication. SIGNED BY AUTHOR to half title with date, no other markings, Fine as New in Fine as New dust jacket. Boards, 249pp, diagrams, charts, Ruffer is a fund manager in Britain. This is a chronicle of the world banking crisis, how the events were perceived, evaluted and acted on--as they happened. (1.9 JM FO 21/7. Signed by Author. 1st. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾".

$45.00

Freakonomics [Revised and Expanded]: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything
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Freakonomics [Revised and Expanded]: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything

By Levitt, Steven D. ; Stephen J. Dubner

NY: William Morrow, 2006. (USA) 1st printing of this revised edition. No markings, Fine in Fine dust jacket. Boards, 320pp, index, no illus. This New York Times Best Seller, the authors explore the hiiden side of eerything through the lens of economics. (1.9 JM FO 4/2. 1st. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾".

$14.49

Resonate: Present Visual Stories that Transform Audiences
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Resonate: Present Visual Stories that Transform Audiences

By Duarte, Nancy

Hoboken NJ: John Wiley and Sons, 2010. (USA) 23rd printing. No markings, Fine. Wraps, 250pp, index, colour illus. Duarte runs an award-winning ommunications firm. This book is about how to make your presentations effective and inspiring. (2.0 JM FO 21/7. Paperback. Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12".

$15.14

Candlestick Charting For Dummies
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Candlestick Charting For Dummies

By Rhoads, Russell

Hoboken NJ: Wiley Publishing, 2008. (USA) Later printing. No markings, Fine, Wraps, 342pp, index, charts. This book explains "Get in, Get out" informations and patterns to help you with stock market analysis for smart trading decisions. (1.9 JM FO 51/1. Paperback. Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12".

$18.50

FIREWORKS, The Investment of a Lifetime. Foreward by Peter C. Newman (Signed copy)

By SARLOS, Andrew

Toronto: Key Porter Books, 1993. (CAD) First Edition, SIGNED BY AUTHOR to the title page, no othe rmarkings, Fine in Fine dust jacket with tiny chip to head of s[ine panel. Boards, 317 pp, no illus. This book is by one of Canada's most daring financiers who made investment profits of over $40 million in just four years. . (1.9 JM FO 15/2. Signed by Author. 1st. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾".

$34.99

Hug Your Customers: The Proven Way to Personalize Sales and Achieve Astounding Results (Inscribed copy)
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Hug Your Customers: The Proven Way to Personalize Sales and Achieve Astounding Results (Inscribed copy)

By Mitchell, Jack

NY: Hyperion, 2003. (USA) 10th printin gof first edition INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR on a special label to the endpaper: "Hugs/ Jack". Owner's name stamp as well, pages clean, Fine in Fine dust jacket. Boards, 284pp, A master of customer service reveals his secrets of developing long-lasting business relationships. (1.6 JM FO 15/2. Inscribed By Author. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾".

$14.99

WORKING DOLLARS: The VanCity Story

By HARDIN, Herschel

Vancouver / Toronto: Douglas & McIntyre, 1996. (CAD) First Printing. SIGNED BY AUTHOR to the title page, there is a booksale stmp to the bottom edge of pages, no other markigns, about Fine in Fine Dust jacket. Boards, viii, 504pp, index. 16pp B&W photos. This book was written for VanCity's 50th anniversary and is the story of Canada's most innovative credit union. A heavy book. (2.5 JM FO 10/a1. Signed by Author. 1st. Hardcover. Near Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$19.99

The Laws of Heaven : The H.Y. Louie Company Celebrates Its First Century

By Rockett, Eve; Mah, Kim, Editor

Burnaby BC: Canada Wide Magazines & Communications, Limited, 2003. (CAD) Presumed First Edition No markings, Fine in Near fine Dj with some rubbing to panel gloss. Boards, 95pp. Colour photos; sepia toned photos. This is the history of the H.Y.`Louie company, a grocery enterprize started by Hok yat Louie in Vancouver's Chinatown in the early 1900s. (2.0 JM FO 63/3. 1st. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$17.45

True Wealth: An Expert Guide For High-Net-Worth Individuals (And Their Advisors) Inscribed Copy

By Stenner, Thane with James Dolan

Vancouver: True Wealth Publishing Inc., 2001. (CAD) Presumed 1st edition. INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR: "Hi L--- & L---/ Great hearing form you: let me know your thoughts on this book!/ Cheers/ Thane Stenner", there is a 7 line inscription to the rear end paper, otherwise Fine in Fine dust jacket. Boards, 390pp, graphs, charts. This is a financial handbook written exclusively for wealthy people with case studies and specific strategies. (2.2 JM FO 4/a2. Inscribed By Author. 1st. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾".

$24.99

Gaslights to Gigawatts: A Human History of Bc Hydro and It's Predecessors

By Wilson, Andrew, Editor

Vancouver BC: Hurricane Press, 1998. (CAD) Presumed First Edition No markings, Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. Black boards, map end papers, 236pp, index. Mostly B&W historic photos of BC Nydro Power Pioneers. A heavy book. (3.5 JM FO 28/2. 1st. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12".

$24.99

The Whiz Kids: The Founding Fathers of American Business - and the Legacy they Left Us

By Byrne, John A.

NY: Doubleday, 1993. (USA) 1st printing. No markigns, Near Fine in Fine dust jacket. Boards, viii, 581pp, index, B&W photos. THe Whiz Kids were the brash Army Air Force officers who sold themselves in a package deal toHenry Ford II atht ehe end of World War II. They believed they could rescue the ailing Ford Company and they did. A heavy book, (2,7 JM FO 49/2. 1st. Hardcover. Near Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾".

$16.99

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