INSCRIBED BY BRADFORD DORR
DORR, Bradford. New York and Boston Bank Stocks. Cambridge, Massachusetts: (Investment Trust Analyst), 1928. Octavo, original green cloth, original dust jacket. $900.
First edition of Dorr's 1928 comparison of the profitability and security of New York Bank stocks—"a valuable contribution to the literature"—inscribed on the title page by him, "For C— A— Compliments of Bradford Dorr," very scarce in original dust jacket.
Bradford Dorr, president of Investment Trust Analyst, Inc., issued this timely study of "the investment habits of the American public" the same year Hoover became president. New York and Boston Bank Stocks compares the profitability and security of New York bank stocks to other investments, such as bonds, common and preferred stocks. His well-researched analysis of what investment option "shows a vast superiority to all the others" was praised on publication as "a valuable contribution to the literature" and a work of "substantial value." With advertisement page and 'Investment Trust" coupon page at rear.
Book fine; light edge-wear, faint soiling to very scarce near-fine dust jacket.