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Money and banking, illustrated by American history
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Money and banking, illustrated by American history

By White, Horace

USA: Ginn and Company. Hardcover. B000858LEO xiv, 491, 6 [ads] pages. First published in 1895, this edition "revised and continued to the year 1911", per title page. Tissue-protected frontispiece illustrates gold coins in circulation 1830-1860. A most fascinating vintage view of America's monetary history with twenty-one chapters including: Money a Commodity; Coinage; Legal Tender; Gold as a Metal; The Gold Standard; Colonial Bills of Credit; Revolutionary Bills of Credit; The Greenbacks; Confederate Currency; Silver Dollars and the Panic of 1893; Functions of a Bank; The Clearing-House System; Colonial Banking; Early American Banks; The First and Second Banks of the United States; Foregin Banking Systems; The Panic of 1907; The Central Bank Question; and more. Curiously, while the copyright page suggests a printing date of 1911 Appendix D consists of the Federal Reserve Bill, stated to have been introduced in 1913, thus this copy must have been printed no earlier than 1913. Front free endpaper neatly removed. Ink stamp and early handwritten price inside front board, otherwise unmarked with average wear to embossed maroon publisher's cloth. Binding intact. A sound vintage copy. Sure to be of interest to those fascinated by the perpetual question "What is a dollar"? . Good. 1913. Fourth Edition.

$79.95

Hjalmar Schacht For And Against Hitler - A Political-Economic Study of Germany 1923-1945

By Peterson, Edward Norman

Boston: The Christopher Publishing House. Hardcover. 416 pages. Exhaustive bibliography. Footnotes. "Re-examines the record, in order better to appreciate the past and present problems of Europe, political and economic. The career of Hjalmar Schacht happens to be an excellent mirror for those problems: why democracy fell in Germany (as it had in much of the world); why the unspeakable Nazi came to despotic power over one of the most cultured and civilized nations of the world; whether dictatorships are better qualified to deal with the complexities of industrial life; why foreign trade in the post-war world departed so far from the cherished principles of the nineteenth century; how and why war came to Europe and the world in 1939; how the citizen can react to the modern police state; what can be done to remove a modern dictator or whether it is possible at all; whether one major trend of the modern world, class struggle, can be replaced by the other, nationalism; whether 'strong-man-rule' is the proper solution to the 'Bolshevik Danger'; what action can be taken to curb the dominant trend in the economy toward inflation; how should peace-loving powers treat a fanatical dictator - with force or with conciliation. It is a study of these basic problems of modern civilization rather than merely as the study of an individual who sought and obtained world-wide fame that this work was attempted." - Foreword. Dust jacket not included. Former library copy with usual markings. Binding intact. Above-average wear to publisher's red cloth. A worthy copy of this fascinating study. MADDEN p.237, LASKA 311, STACHURA p.131, ALDCROFT & RODGER p.75. . Fair. 1954. First Edition.

$2500.00

Money
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Money

By Platt, James

London: Simpkin, Marshall, and Co.. Hardcover. 208 pages. Chocolate brown embossed boards adorned with gilt and black. Chapters include: The Origin of Money; What is Money?; Currency; Gold Money; Silver Money; Paper Money; Bills of Exchange; Bank Shares; Banking; Exchange; Interest; Wealth; Capital; Panics; Individual Success; and National Prosperity. Contents considerably toned with age with an old book scent. 1.5" indent to top of backstrip. Binding tender but intact. Two-inch openings to top edge of approx fifteen pages. A worthy copy of this vintage monetary reference. . Fair. 1881. First Edition.

$99.95

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Account settled

By Schacht, Hjalmar Horace Greeley

London: G. Weidenfeld & Nicolson. Hardcover. B0007J19TK 327 pages. Index. Photographic frontispiece portrait of author. Translated from the 1948 German first edition. "The only full-length statement published since the war by a major figure in Hitler's government. Provides the detailed story of prewar German economic policy in the words of the man primarily responsible for it." - dust jacket. Moderate wear to unmarked book which remains tight and square. Foxing to edges. Average wear and soiling to dust jacket which is now preserved in archival-grade Brodart. A sound copy. KEHR & LANGMAID 817, ALDCROFT & RODGER p.83, PETERSON p.367. . Good. 1949. First English Edition.

$850.00

The Wide World Magazine - An Illustrated Monthly, February (Feb.) 1899, Vol. 2, No. 10 - Strangest Horse Race on Earth / Gun Robbers of Fyzabad
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The Wide World Magazine - An Illustrated Monthly, February (Feb.) 1899, Vol. 2, No. 10 - Strangest Horse Race on Earth / Gun Robbers of Fyzabad

By Bahadur, Khan; Ibrahim, Syed; Quick, J.W.; Stuart-Glennie, J.S.; Metcalfe, A.E.; Turner, Samuel; Bone, W.H.; al, Et

London: George Newnes, Limited. Single Issue Magazine. Pages 418-528. Features: The Adventures of Louis De Rougemont - Part VI; How Mohammedans Pray - photo-illustrated article; The Pirate of "The Ghost" - a stowaway saves a blockade-runner; Where Beasts are Baptized - astonishing ceremonies in Brittany - photo-illustrated article; The Story of an Alpine Adventure - Miss A.E. Metcalfe and Miss M. Cartwright take a wrong turn in the Swiss mountains; A Race up Mont Blanc, by Samuel Turner (with is photo); Fascinated by a Snake - photo-illustrated tale from Australia; Congo Money - fascinating photo-illustrated article showing grass mats, cowrie shells, beads, etc.; Bob Mansell's Lion; Run Amok - Borneo tale by E.W. Barrant (with his photo); Floating Church on the Seine - article with nice photos; Strangest Horse Race on Earth - the 'Palio' of Sienna - article with great photos; Gun Robbers of Fyzabad - tale related by veteran Michael Lynch, with his photo; The Havoc Wrought by One Man - Chinaman Gong Ung Chung blows up powder magazine at the Western Fuse Works in Oakland, California - article with photos; The Wreck of the "General Grant" - a desert island experience; Illustrations of the curious "Knapp" roller-boat; Photo of William Laurens and the boat he lived in for years; Photo of a bag of 369 caribou in Newfoundland; and more. Front cover missing. Back cover loose but present. Above-average external wear and soiling. Few pencil markings. A worthy vintage copy. . Fair. 1899. First Edition.

$295.00

The end of reparations: The economic consequences of the World war
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The end of reparations: The economic consequences of the World war

By Schacht, Hjalmar Horace Greeley

London: J. Cape. Hardcover. B00087V05E 271 pages. Index. Author was "the man upon whom fell the brunt of piloting Germany through the financial dangers of 1923 to 1929. It was the historic German financial collapse of 1923 that first brought Dr. Schacht into prominence. In November of that year he was made the Imperial Currency Commissioner with the specific purpose of stemming the nation's hyperinflation. This book is one of the best contributions yet made to an understanding of post-War difficulties in finance and economics. In particular, Chapter XIII, on 'The Socialist System,' contains a warning for Great Britain which can hardly fail to make a profound impression." - Introduction. Modicum of library markings. Binding sound. Moderate foxing, primarily to fore- and bottom edges. Above-average but not excessive overall wear. Dust jacket now preserved in archival-grade Brodart. A sound copy. ALDCROFT & RODGER p. 98, PETERSON p.367. . Fair. 1931. First English Edition.

$750.00

Entnationalisierung des Geldes: E. Analyse d. Theorie u. Praxis konkurrierender Umlaufsmittel (Wirtschaftswissenschaftliche und wirtschaftrechtliche Untersuchungen) (German Edition)
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Entnationalisierung des Geldes: E. Analyse d. Theorie u. Praxis konkurrierender Umlaufsmittel (Wirtschaftswissenschaftliche und wirtschaftrechtliche Untersuchungen) (German Edition)

By Hayek, Friedrich A. von

Germany: Mohr. Hardcover. 3163402720 Signed and inscribed by Nobel laureate Hayek to prominent German legal scholar E.W. (Ernst-Wolfgang) Bockenforde atop front free endpaper. XIII, [1], 136, [1 ad] pages. Text in German. Argues government monopolization of the printing and circulation of money leads to its excessive creation, thus inflation. Proposes private businesses be allowed to issue their own currency. Perhaps Satoshi Nakamoto was spurred, in part, by this work to introduce Bitcoin to the world. It is intriguing to contemplate what Dr. Hayek would think of cryptocurrencies. Clean, bright and unmarked with negligible wear. A splendid copy. [Bibliographic Reference: Pressman pp. 177 and 180] . Fine. 1977. First German Edition.

$5500.00

Schacht: Hitler's magician,: The life and loans of Dr. Hjalmar Schacht,
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Schacht: Hitler's magician,: The life and loans of Dr. Hjalmar Schacht,

By Muhlen, Norbert

New York: Alliance Book Corporation. Hardcover. B00085B3ZI xvi, [2], 228 pages. "For more than fifteen years - under the Republican and Nazi regimes - the enigmatic figure of Dr. Hjalmar Schacht has cast a sinister shadow across the intricate network of international finance." - dust jacket. "Mr. Muhlen has succeeded brilliantly in giving a complete and concise picture of Schacht 'as the economist of the Third Reich'." - Introduction. This edition issued just after Hitler removed Schacht from his position as President of the Reichsbank in January 1939. Above-average wear. Few library markings. Binding sound. A worthy reading copy of this fascinating study. . Fair. 1939. First American Edition.

$199.95

The Pure Theory of Capital
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The Pure Theory of Capital

By Hayek, Friedrich A.

London: Macmillan and Co. Limited. Hardcover. xxxi, 454, [2 ads] pp. "This highly abstract study of a problem of pure economic theory has grown out of the concern with one of the most practical and pressing questions which economists have to face, the problem of the causes of industrial fluctuations." - Preface. "Contains some of the most penetrating thoughts on the subject that have ever been published." - Fritz Machlup. Average wear to publisher's navy blue cloth. Front hinge starting. Library markings to front endpaper and, faintly, backstrip. Blind stamp atop title page. Bibliographic references: Machlup B-5, Fundaburk 9712, Hutchinson 149. . Fair. 1941. First Edition.

$1500.00

Law, Legislation and Liberty: Rules and Order v. 1: A New Statement of the Liberal Principles of Justice and Political Economy (His Law, legislation and liberty)
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Law, Legislation and Liberty: Rules and Order v. 1: A New Statement of the Liberal Principles of Justice and Political Economy (His Law, legislation and liberty)

By Hayek, F. A.

London: Routledge & Kegan Paul Books. Hardcover. 0710076444 184 pages. Index. Footnotes. "A new statement of the liberal principles of justice and political economy." - subtitle. "Deals with the basic conceptions necessary for a critical analysis of prevailing theories of justice and of the conditions which a constitution securing personal liberty would have to satisfy." - from dust jacket. Light wear to unmarked book. Binding tight. Moderate wear to complete dust jacket which is now preserved in archival-grade Brodaft. A sound copy. [Bibliographic reference: Machlup B-15] . Good. 1977. Reprint.

$350.00

Essays in Persuasion
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Essays in Persuasion

By Keynes, John Maynard

London: Macmillan and Co.. Hardcover. xiii, [1], 376 pages. References. "Here are the collected croakings of twelve years - the croakings of a Cassandra who would never influence the course of events in time. They were regarded at the time, many of them, as extreme and reckless utterances. But I think that the reader, looking through them to-day, will admit that this was because they often ran directly counter to the overwhelming weight of contemporary sentiment and opinion, and not because of their character in themselves. So, I should like to clinch the past, as it were, by reminding the reader of what we have been through, and how it appeared at the time, and the nature of the mistakes we made." - from Preface. Prior owner's name and date atop half-title page. Light pencil annotations and lines throughout. Minimal library markings. Binding intact. Average wear to olive-green publisher's cloth. Clearly legible gilt lettering upon spine. A sound copy. . Good. 1931. First Edition.

$395.00

Absentee ownership and business enterprise in recent times;: The case of America (Reprints of economic classics)
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Absentee ownership and business enterprise in recent times;: The case of America (Reprints of economic classics)

By Veblen, Thorstein

New York: A. M. Kelley, bookseller. Hardcover. B0006BLJHG 445 pages. Reprint of the 1923 first edition. "An inquiry into the economic situation as it has taken shape during the twentieth century, particularly as exemplified in the case of America." - from Preface. Usual library markings, otherwise contents clean and unmarked. Moderate wear. Binding sound. A quality copy. . Good. 1964. Reprint.

$69.95

Authorship, Commerce, and Gender in Early Eighteenth-Century England: A Culture of Paper Credit
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Authorship, Commerce, and Gender in Early Eighteenth-Century England: A Culture of Paper Credit

By Ingrassia, Catherine

Great Britain: Cambridge University Press. Hardcover. 0521630630 xi, [1], 230 pages.Extensive footnotes and bibliography. Index. Two black and white illustrations. "Discusses the connection between the cultural resistance to speculative finance and hostility to the similarly 'feminized' professional writers that Alexander Pope depicts in the Dunciad. Shows how new financial and fictional models were important for women's social, sexual, and economic interaction." - from half-title page. Clean, bright and unmarked with negligibl wear. Appears unread. Dust jacket now preserved in archival-grade Brodart. An excellent copy. . Fine. 1998. First Edition.

$49.95

Bibliography of Business and Economic Forecasting
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Bibliography of Business and Economic Forecasting

By Fildes, Robert

USA: Facts on File. Hardcover. 0871965550 vi, 424 pages. "Contains over 4,000 items, journal articles and books. The entries are key worded according to a very carefully chosen structure, which allows easy access to some 500 topics of research. Consequently, it is possible to use this work as a 'first resort' for a very wide range of forecasting problems in business and economics." - from Introduction. Usual library markings. Moderate wear. A sound copy of this informative reference. . Good. 1981. First Edition.

$199.95

My first seventy-six years
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My first seventy-six years

By Schacht, Hjalmar

London: Allan Wingate. Hardcover. B0007IWY90 vi, [2], 552 pages. Index. Black and white photographic plates. "One of the most important autobiographies of the post-war period, for there can be few personalities still alive who have been so intimately connected with the march of world events for so many years... His first great triumph was to rescue the German Mark from the inflation of 1921... As the Nazi avalanche swelled, Hitler persuaded him to occupy the Presidential chair at the Reichsbank... but (Schacht) soon saw that the Fuhrer was driving relentlessly towards war. A quarrel resulted and he left the Government, remaining under a cloud until he was arrested towards the close of the regime." - from dust jacket. Schact was later aquitted of war crimes at Nuremberg. Average wear to unmarked book. Above-average wear and soiling to dust jacket which is now preserved in archival-grade Brodart. Kehr & Langmaid 1217, Aldcroft & Rodger p. 83. . Good. 1955. First Engish Edition.

$950.00

Confessions of "The Old Wizard": The Autobiography of Hjalmar Horace Greeley Schact
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Confessions of "The Old Wizard": The Autobiography of Hjalmar Horace Greeley Schact

By Schacht, Hjalmar Horace Greeley

Boston: Houghton Mifflin. Hardcover. B0007DL8WY xx, [2], 484 pages. Index. Black and white photographic plates. "I was forty-six years old in 1923 when the Government offered me the post of Commissioner for National Currency, followed shortly by that of President of the Reichsbank, an appointment bestowed upon me by President Ebert. I accepted the appointment, and stabilized the mark." - from xi. William Shirer described Schacht as "The only brilliant and, next to Hitler, the most interesting Nazi." Schacht, sometimes referred to as 'Hitler's Banker', was acquitted of war crimes at Nuremberg. Moderate wear to orange cloth-covered boards. Binding intact. Professor's ink stamp inside front board. Considerable ink underlining and marginalia on pages 315-321. Bit of writing inside back board. Includes replica dust jacket. A sound copy. Laska 344, Madden p.609, Aldcroft & Rodger p.84. . Good. 1956. First Edition.

$495.00

Probability Foundations of Economic Theory
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Probability Foundations of Economic Theory

By McCann, Charles

London: Routledge. Hardcover. 0415108675 xvi, 171 pages. Footnotes. Bibliography. Index. "A clear and informative survey of the area which serves to standardize terminology and so integrate probability into a discussion of the foundations of economic theory." - half-title page. Clean, tight and unmarked with very light wear. Possibly unread. A high-quality copy. . Very Good. 1994. First Edition.

$79.95

Draining the Swamp: Monetary and Fiscal Policy Reform
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Draining the Swamp: Monetary and Fiscal Policy Reform

By Barnard, Harvey F.

USA: NESARA Institute. Hardcover. 0965112403 xxviii, 352 pages. Index. Footnotes. "Offers a new theory of money with specific proposals for replacing the nation's outdated monetary and tax policies, calls for general prosperity without sacrifice, and is written in plain language." - from dust jacket. Moderate quantity of pencil markings to contents otherwise clean and bright with light wear. Dust jacket now preserved in glossy new archival-grade Brodart. A quality copy. . Very Good. 2005. Second Edition.

$495.00

Land, Power, and Economics on the Frontier of Upper Canada (Carleton Library Series)
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Land, Power, and Economics on the Frontier of Upper Canada (Carleton Library Series)

By Clarke, John

Canada: McGill-Queen's University Press. Paperback. 0773521941 xxxvii, [1], 747 pages. Index. Footnotes. Bibliography. "Examines Ontario's formative years, focussing on Essex County in Ontario from 1788 to 1850. Upper Canadian attitudes to land and society are shown to have been built on contemporary visions of the cosmos. Shows how almost unbridled acquisitiveness, and its concomitant land speculation, could promote or hinder development." - half-title page. Clean, bright and unmarked with negligible wear. Appears unread. An excellent copy. . Fine. 2001. First Edition.

$79.95

The Theory of Interest as Determined By Impatience to Spend Income and Opportunity to Spend It
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The Theory of Interest as Determined By Impatience to Spend Income and Opportunity to Spend It

By Fisher, Irving

New York: Macmillan. Hardcover. B000JZX698 First printing. xxxii, 566 pages. Index. Bibliography. Appendices. Lists of Charts and Tables. Errata slip bound in at vii. A complete rewriting of "The Rate of Interest", first published in 1907, with new material added. Binding sound. Moderate wear to navy blue cloth-covered boards. Brilliant gilt lettering upon backstrip. Prior owner's modest ink stamp upon front free endpaper and inside back board, otherwise contents clean and unmarked. Minor tanning to endpapers. A quality copy. Fisher E-1539. . Good. 1930. First Edition.

$950.00

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