"I THOUGHT THE BIST A STOCKBROKER HAD WUZ A TICKET IN A LOTTERY, AND GINERALLY A CROOKED LOTTERY AT THAT"
(ECONOMICS) Uniformly Bound 1920's Collection on Investing. New York: Ronald Press/ Macmillan/Harpers/Rand McNally, 1918-29. Thirteen volumes. Octavo, modern three-quarter navy morocco gilt, raised bands, top edges gilt. $3800.
Uniformly bound collection of thirteen works on investing, handsomely bound.
Taken together, these works provide a detailed picture of the world of finance and investing in the decade before the stock market crash of 1929. Titles include: The Accountancy of Investment (1918), by Charles Ezra Sprague; Banking Practice (1921), by L.H. Langston and N.R. Whitney; Depreciation: Principles and Applications (1923), by Earl A. Saliers; Stock Exchange Law (1923), by Samuel P. Gilman; Domestic and Foreign Exchange (1924), by Ira. B. Cross; Bank Audits and Examinations (1927), by John I. Millet; Bank Loans on Statements and Character (1927), by Mahlon D. Miller; Auditing Theory and Practice (1927), by Robert H. Montgomery; American Investment Trusts (1928), by John Francis Fowler; Banking Principles and Practice (1928), by Ray B. Westerfield; A Scientific Approach to Investment Management (1928), by Dwight C. Rose; Bank Administration (1929), by H.N. Stronck; and The New Place of the Stockholder (1929), by John H. Sears. Bookplates.