“THE SIMPLE STATEMENT THAT THE PRICE OF ANY COMMODITY DEPENDS UPON THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN THE DEMAND AND THE SUPPLY OF THE COMMODITY MERELY SCRATCHES THE SURFACE OF THE PROBLEM”: BUSINESS FORECASTING, 1921, INSCRIBED ASSOCIATION COPY
JORDAN, David F. Business Forecasting. New York: Prentice-Hall, 1921. Octavo, original flexible burgundy leatherette. $1500.
First edition, inscribed, “To Dean Joseph French Johnson, since this book is really an amplification of Chapter 8 of “Money & Currency.” David F. Jordan.” With numerous tables and graphs.
Jordan, Assistant Professor of Finance at New York University, posits that “major changes in business conditions can be foreseen if basic economic laws are known.” Recipient Johnson was Professor of Political Economy and Finance and Dean of the Faculty of Commerce, Accounts, and Finance at New York University. His volume Money and Currency, referred to in the inscription, was published in 1914.
Interior fine. Light wear to extremities and some minor abrasion to rear board. Near-fine condition.