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“THE TROUBLE WAS NOT IN BEING A BANK CLERK, BUT IN BEING A CLERK IN A BANK THAT WANTED HIM TO BE NOTHING BUT A BANK CLERK”

LEFÈVRE, Edwin. H.R. New York and London, 1915.

First edition of Lefèvre’s novel about a young man’s rise from obscurity as a bank clerk to New York business mogul headed for the White House, inscribed: “To Arthur E. Meaker, with the affectionate regard of his grateful Edwin Lefèvre. Bronxville, N.Y. Oct. 1916.” $5200.

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WALL STREET STORIES IS NOW OUT OF PRINT BUT THEN SO ARE MOST OF MY BOOKS. YOU WILL HAVE TO GET A SECOND HAND DEALER TO ADVERTISE FOR THEM”

LEFÈVRE, Edwin. Wall Street Stories. New York, 1901.

First edition, third printing, presentation copy, of this collection of short stories inspired by real events on Wall Street, with a tipped-in typed letter addressed to one of Lefèvre’s old schoolmates recalling mutual friends, speaking briefly of Lefèvre’s books, and inviting further correspondence, signed by Edwin Lefèvre. $1500.

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"I WONDERED WHY PEOPLE STUDIED SO HARD HOW TO MAKE MONEY AND SO LITTLE HOW TO KEEP IT"

LEFEVRE, Edwin. To the Last Penny. New York and London, 1917.

First edition of leading financial journalist Lefèvre's novel about a son struggling to show his father that he can become a success, in original cloth. $1400.

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