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    The National Bank Act, and other Laws Relating to National Banks, from the Statues of the United States; with Amendments and Additional Acts by Wolcott, Edward, compiler

    Washington DC: Government Printing Office, 1882. Hardcover. Very good overall. 8vo, 116pp, bound in original brown cloth, gilt title & date on front board. Extremes a little rubbed, a couple of corners with old page-marking folds and a small amount of light penciling.


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    A Century of Banking In New York 1822-1922 by LANIER, Henry Wysham

    New York: George H. Doran, 1922. Very Good. Later printing. Very good with a faded spine, some soiling on the boards, light wear at the spine ends. lacking a dustwrapper.


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    Practical Banking by Bolles, Albert S

    New York: Homans Publishing, 1885. Third edition. Hardcover. Very good. Contents include: Deposit and Discount Banking, Savngs Banks, Clearing-Houses, & Loan and Trust Companies. Large 8vo, xii, 316 pp. Medium brown cloth covers with stamped decorative elements on front cover and gilt title on spine. Covers are dusty and marked with damp. Spine is sunned and rubbed at top and base, but title still legible. Internally, pages toned, o/w very good, with small owner's name in pencil on ffep.


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    A Short History of the Worshipful Company of Horners by Fisher, F J

    [London]: [Worshipful Company of Horners]. G : in good condition without dust jacket. Front inner hinge cracked. Spine scuffed. Untrimmed. 1936. Reprint. Hardback half-leather cover with paper covered boards. 240mm x 170mm (9" x 7"). xiv, 138pp. B/W illustrations. Number 203 from an un-numbered print run. .


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    The World's Money: International Banking from Bretton Woods to the Brink of Insolvency by Moffitt, Michael

    New York: Simon & Schuster, 1983. WYSIWYG pricing--no added shipping charge for standard shipping within USA. Quarter beige cloth with light olive paper-covered boards, 284 pp, notes, index. Top and bottom edges of boards lightly bumped, tail of spine slightly rumpled, sparsely scattered marks in red pencil, and a few small spots in margin of one leaf. DJ has surface chips at tail of spine and rear flap, a few small (3 mm) tears with creasing at bottom of rear panel; in Brodart archival cover. Written at a time when the world's banking system was in a precarious condition, just before Continental Illinois failed, this book traces the development of banking and monetary systems from the Bretton Woods Conference in 1944 through the American abandonment of the gold standard under President Nixon to the international banking crisis that was unfolding in the early 1980s. Shipping weight 2 lbs. (International 1 lb., 12 oz.). First Edition. . VG/VG. 22 X 14½ cm.


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    The Economics of Money and Banking by Chandler, Lester V

    New York: Harper & Row, 1964. WYSIWYG pricing--no added shipping charge for standard shipping within USA. Black cloth with titles in (simulated) silver & gold on front board, xiv, 606 pp, 41 figures, 82 tables, references at end of each chapter, index. Edges of a few leaves damaged with very small (< 1 mm) closed tears and associated creasing, extremities rubbed, pencil marks in margins of many pages, otherwise solid and clean. Contents: nature and functions of money and credit; commercial banking; central banking; monetary theory; international monetary relations; monetary policy. Written as an introductory text for college undergraduates. Shipping weight 3 lbs.. 4th ed. . G+/No dj. 24 X 16½ cm.


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    A Century of Banking in Wisconsin by Andersen, Theodore A

    Madison, WI: State Historical Society of Wisconsin, 1954. WYSIWYG pricing--no added shipping charge for standard shipping within USA. Full grey cloth, gold ink titles on front board & spine, vii, 226 pp, notes, bibiography, index. Titles rather dull, two pages browned by original sales receipt, which is still present. DJ browning at extremities; in Brodart archival cover. Banking was illegal in Wisconsin from 1839 to 1852. The author describes how this came to be, how the prohibition was reversed, and how banking developed in Wisconsin in the century after 1852. Shipping weight 2 lbs.. First Edition. . Near Fine/Near Fine. 22 X 15½ cm.


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    Sixty Years of Banking: The History of the Isle of Man Banking Co., Limited 1865-1925 by Picher G. (Compiler) Ralfe

    Printed by Louis G Meyer Ltd, 1925, Douglas, Isle of Man, 1926. First Edition. Hardcover (Printed Boards). Near Fine Condition/No Dust Jacket. decorated brown end-papers; cloth spine; titles in red & black to paper label front cover; printed on quality handmade paper. The Isle of Man Banking Company opened for business for the first time in Douglas in November 1865. Prior to their arrival the Isle of Man had just two banks: Dumbell, Son & Howard (est. 1848) and Bank of Mona (est.1849). Both of these existing banks had suspended payment in 1857. The leading businessmen and officials who promoted the Isle of Man Banking Co. recognised that the island needed a stronger bank to serve the needs of the growing Manx economy. During the years after its foundation the island flourished with the improvement of the harbour and promenade at Douglas and the establishment of an island railway. This short history details the story of the Bank through its first sixty years. Size: Octavo (standard book size). 59 pages. minor marking to covers. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Deckled outer & bottom edges (rough cut). Minor water damage to covers end-papers, text unaffected. illustrated by b/w. drawings & photo's. with facsimile documents (some fold-out). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Genealogy & Local History; Isle of Man; Banking; Business, Finance & Marketing; Britain/UK; History. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 3589. .


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    THE MAN FROM THE WEST: DESCRIPTIVE OF ADVENTURES FROM THE CHAPARRAL TO WALL STREET by A Wall Street Man

    N Y: William H. Davis. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1892. Hardcover. American Bible Society (Pocket Edition) ; 7.5"; 245 pages; Decorative light plum cloth with minor darkening to spine. Light external wear. Contents are modestly aged and clean. Binding solid. Actually quite nice for this period. .


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    The First through a Century 1853-1953: A History of the First National Bank of Saint Paul by Donovan, Frank P., Jr. & Cushing F. Wright

    St. Paul: Itasca Press: The Webb Publishing Company, 1954. WYSIWYG pricing--no added shipping charge for standard shipping within USA. Brown cloth with gilt '1st' on front board, gilt titles on black ground on spine, pictorial endpapers showing the St. Paul riverfront in 1853 and 1953, frontispiece, xv, 144 pp, 15 ff b & w plates, fold-out chart, bibliography, index. Very faintly musty. DJ has slight wear at corners and spine ends, spine slightly browned; in Brodart archival cover. From the introduction: "Down through the years, the story of the First National Bank of Saint Paul has reflected the development of the area it serves. In it are chronicled the growth of transportation and communication, the blossoming of trade and manufacturing, the tilling of millions of acres of fertile land, the utilization of natural resources, which accompanied the maturing of a frontier territory into a modern commonwealth." Printed presentation card from the bank president laid in. Shipping weight 2 lbs.. First Edition. . Fine/Near Fine. 23½ X 16 cm.


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    Report of the Trial of the Directors of the City of Glasgow Bank Before the High Court of Justiciary, Edinburgh

    Edinburgh: The Edinburgh Publishing Company, 1879. Contemporary 1/4 sheep, a bit rubbed, but a good, clean copy One of the great commercial scandals in Scots history, called "probably the most important [trial] which has taken place in Scotland", reckless investments collapsing Scotland's largest bank, the books cooked in extremis; uncommon, four copies in NUC


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    Street Fighters: The Last 72 Hours of Bear Stearns, the Toughest Firm on Wall Street by Kelly, Kate

    New York: Portfolio (Penguin Group), 2009. WYSIWYG pricing--no added shipping charge for standard shipping within USA. Black boards, gilt title on spine, viii, 247 pp, notes, bibliography, index. DJ in Brodart archival cover. Story of the first shoe to drop in the 2008 financial crisis. Shipping weight 2 lbs. (International 1 lb., 12 oz.). First Edition. . Fine/Fine. 23½ X 16 cm.


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    White Collar Slaves: A Challenge and an Opportunity by HEATHCOTE, F.W

    Beverly HIlls: F.W. Heathcote, 1936. Very Good. First edition. Small octavo. 157pp. Brown cloth lettered in black. Some spotting and soiling to the boards, very good. An exposure of banking systems and structures based on California banks and particularly aimed at the American Institute of Banking by a Los Angeles bank vice-president. Scarce. OCLC locates fifteen copies, mostly in the western part of the U.S.


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    The Triumph of Gold by Rist, Charles

    New York: Philosophical Library, 1961. WYSIWYG pricing--no added shipping charge for standard shipping within USA. Full grey cloth, gilt titles on spine, [v], 258 pp, index. Slight wear & fading to edges, previous owners' names on ffep. Some of the gold ink on the DJ is rubbed off, red titles on spine are sunned but still legible; in Brodart archival cover. Collection of Rist's articles on the gold standard, originally published in French under the title "Le défense de l'or," translated into English and with an introduction by Philip Cortney. Fits in small flat-rate box. Shipping weight 2 lbs. (International 1 lb., 4 oz.). First US Edition. . VG/VG-. 19 X 12 cm.


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    Guide of Great Osaka, Bank of Osaka Ltd by [Japan]

    1950. Pamphlet. Very good. Travel brochure in English, with a color map, folding brochure. Inside 'Welcome to Japan' describes the prewar name of the bank, Sumitomo, and goes on to describe the services of the current bank: Exchange Business, Domestic Circular Letter of Credit, Selling World Travellers Cheques and Circular Letters of Credit, and Miscellany. With a b&w photo of the Bank of Osaka. Pencil accounting down blank fold. Title in black at front cover. 4 x 9" folds open to 7 3/4 x 9"


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    The Golden Constant: The English and American Experience, 1560-1976 by Jastram, Roy W

    New York, Chichester, Brisbane, Toronto: John Wiley & Sons, Inc, 1977. WYSIWYG pricing--no added shipping charge for standard shipping within USA. Black boards, gilt titles on spine & device on front board, xvii, 231 pp, charts, tables, footnotes, list of sources, index. Slight rubbing to corners & spine ends, 2 leaves wrinkled by paper clips no longer present. DJ has a 2 cm chip and some wear visible at extremities; in Brodart archival cover. Statistical study of the price and purchasing power of gold over four centuries. Contents: the English experience (the price of gold; historical fluctuations in the price of gold; commodity prices and the construction of index numbers; purchasing power of gold; purchasing power of gold in inflation & deflation); the American experience (evolution of the gold standard & historical fluctuations in gold prices; purchasing power of gold; reflections on the golden constant). Appendices: prominent price index number for England; wholesale price indexes of the United States; index of world production of gold, 1493-1972. Shipping weight 2 lbs.. First Edition. . VG/VG. 23½ X 16 cm.


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    NEW YORK STOCK EXCHANGE by New York Stock Exchange Members (Intro Funston, G Keith Pres Of Nyse)

    NY New York Stock Exchange.. Fine. Hardcover. We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; Fine with no dust jacket. B&W Illustrations; 8vo; 48 pages; No date but last date mentioned in text is 1956. Index. Contains nuts and bolts of Echange's workings and photos. Binding is Paperback. .


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    Overdrawn: The Bailout of American Savings by Robinson, Michael A

    New York et al.: Dutton (Penguin Group), 1990. WYSIWYG pricing--no added shipping charge for standard shipping within USA. Quarter white cloth, pale blue paper-covered boards, blue-green foil titles on spine, blue endpapers, xi, 303, [2] pp. DJ in Brodart archival cover. According to the DJ: "It is the story of a conservative bank whose miserly founder sold the company and its good name to a 'genius' who took advantage of President Reagan's much-heralded deregulation to turn it into a virtual banking casino of high-risk loans and interest-rate gambles. It is the story of 'creative bookkeeping' by masters of the fine art of deception...of Lear jets and enormous commissions paid to high-pressure salesmen..of government regulators who did not regulate and whistle-blowers whose warnings went unheeded...." All of which cost taxpayers about $2 billion, a tiny fraction of the massive S & L industry bailout then underway. Shipping weight 2 lbs.. First Edition. . Fine/Fine. 23½ X 16 cm.


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    1982 DOW JONES-IRWIN BUSINESS & INVESTMENT ALMANAC by Levine, Summer N. Ed

    Dow Jones-Irwin. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1982. Hardcover. Stock Market; FINANCE; BUSINESS; We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; Prbably unopened. .


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    A Financial History of Modern Japan by Adams, T. F. M. & Iwao Hoshii

    Tokyo: Research (Japan) Ltd., 1964. WYSIWYG pricing--no added shipping charge for standard shipping within USA. Blue cloth, gilt titles and blind device on spine, charts on endpapers, xiii, 328 pp, numerous tables. Errata sheet and printed presentation slip laid in. Corners and board edges bumped. DJ spine faded, worn and chipped at corners and spine ends, a few tears (largest is 1"); in Brodart archival cover. Covers the period from the opening of Japan to the West in the 1850s to the beginning of 1964. The table of contents is sufficiently detailed to fulfill much of the function of an index. Topics include "general economic background at the time of the Meiji Restoration (1868), the creation of financial and securities institutions such as banks, stock exchanges, etc., the consolidation of capitalism and the establishment of policies, the First World War and the subsequent boom and depression, and a detailed analysis of conditions and policies which led to Japan's resurgence as an economic power after World War II. Shipping weight 4 lbs. (International 3 lbs., 4 oz.). First Edition. . VG/VG. 26½ X 19 cm.


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    Silverado: Neil Bush and the Savings & Loan Scandal by Steven K. Wilmsen

    National Press Books, Washingto DC, 1991. First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine Condition/Near Fine. 208pp. First Edition. Spine ends bumped, else Near Fine in a Near Fine dust jacket (light edge wear) protected in a mylar sleeve. ISBN 0-915765-89-6. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. TSB-385 Quantity Available: 1. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 52851. .


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    Letture di Politica Monetaria e Finanziaria (3 Volumes)

    Milan: Banca Popolare di Milano, 1965. WYSIWYG pricing--no added shipping charge for standard shipping within USA. Brown simulated leather, gilt titles on spine, 461, [3] pp, [8], 473-895, [1] pp, [8], 905-1350, [2] pp, bibliography. Spine of Vol. 1 was detached & chipped at front joint but has been reinforced and reattached; front hinge starting (about a 1 cm tear to endpaper at bottom) on Vol. 3.; otherwise very good. Volume titles: Nuovi Guidizi sulla Politica della Banca Centrale; Struttura e Funzionamento del Sistema Monetario Italioano; Per la Storia della Politica Monetaria in Italia. Contents consist of 28 articles on central banking and monetary policy by various authors, many previously published, and all written in or translated into Italian. Authors: F. di Fenizio, R. V. Roosa, D. Robertson, R. S. Sayers, M. W. Holtrop, W. W. Riefler, B. H. Beckhart, M. e H. Wallich, F. H. Schott, E. Lundberg, the European Economic Community, R. de Mattia, G. della Porta, A. Marzano, R. Argenziano, G. Pivato, Coombs, Iklè, Rannalli e Tügeler, S. A., P. Baffi, Baffi-Occhiuto, M. Sarcinelli, F. Caffè, A. Sdralevich. Shipping weight 9 lbs.. First Edition. . Varying/No dj. 24½ X 18 cm.


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    AN INQUIRY INTO THE NATURE AND CAUSES OF THE WEALTH OF NATIONS. IN THREE VOLUMES. A NEW EDITION by Smith, Adam

    Philadelphia: Thomas Dobson, 1789. viii, [9]-412; vi, [7]-430; v, [1 blank], [7]-387, [55] pp. Volumes I and II with the ownership signature of Joseph Hopkinson, prominent Philadelphia and Jersey lawyer who defended Justice Samuel Chase in his impeachment trial, and the Whiskey Rebellion defendants; son of the Signer Francis Hopkinson. Volume III with the ownership signature of "J.P. Cilley 1873". The three volumes bound in original calf boards [the first two volumes with gilt borders], rebacked with gilt-lettered morocco spine labels. Minor wear, clean text, Very Good. The first American edition. 'Printing and the Mind of Man' describes this work as "the first and greatest classic of modern economic thought." Evans 31196. PMM 221 [London, 1776]. Kress 3288.


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    When Your Bank Fails: An In-Depth Analysis and Survival Worksheet by Turner, Dennis

    Princeton, NJ: Amwell Publishing, Inc., 1983. WYSIWYG pricing--no added shipping charge for standard shipping within USA. Brown cloth, foil titles on spine, xi, 244 pp. Tiny spot on bottom edge, else fine. DJ has slight wear to extremities; in Brodart archival cover. This is a rather alarmist look at banking in the early 1980s, when there was much to be alarmed about (but maybe not this much). Shipping weight 2 lbs. (International 1 lb., 12 oz.). First Edition. . Near Fine/Near Fine. 22½ X 14½ cm.


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    Eastman's Treatise on Counterfeit, Altered and Spurious Bank Notes, with Unerring Rules for the Detection of Frauds in the Same...and other Valuable Information as to Money, with Hints to Business Success by Eastman, H.G

    St. Louis: M. Niedner, 1859. Third edition - Enlarged. Hardcover. Good + overall. An early work by Eastman, with ads at the back for his commercial schools in St. Louis and Oswego, New York. After the Civil War, Eastman relocated to Poughkeepsie, NY where he founded yet another business school. This treatise discusses the history of money, gold, banking, and then discusses counterfeiting- the paper, engraving, plates, lathe work, parallel ruling, signatures, imprints, landscapes, etc. Slim 8vo, 54pp, 5pp ads, endpapers lt. foxed. Orig. red cloth blind stamped "Money" on the front board (faintly rubbed). Boards a bit marked, 2 sml. ink marks, slt. overall marking, spine the faintest bit worn at head and foot, overall good+ binding.


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