"IF ANYONE TELLS YOU THEY CAN ALMOST BE INVARIABLY SUCCESSFUL, PUT HIM DOWN AS TRYING TO IMPOSE ON YOUR CREDULITY": WYCKOFF’S HOW I TRADE AND INVEST IN STOCKS AND BONDS, 1922
WYCKOFF, Richard D. How I Trade and Invest in Stocks and Bonds. New York: Magazine of Wall Street, (1922). Octavo, original limp pebbled blue morocco rebacked and recornered. $1800.
First edition, by the originator of the “Wyckoff method," with frontispiece portrait and over 12 full-page portraits, charts and views.
A noted Wall Street trader and the editor of The Magazine of Wall Street, Wyckoff's method was an attempt to combine hard data (most famously, the charting of price versus volume) with a sense of investor psychology to predict when the market would turn. How I Trade includes his insights not just from his own experiences but also from observing famous investors like Jesse Livermore and J.P. Morgan. "First Edition" stated on copyright page. With frontispiece portrait, and over 12 full-page portraits, charts and views.
Text quite fresh, bright gilt-stamped boards. A handsome about-fine copy.