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The Making of a Stockbroker by Lefèvre, Edwin - 1925

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The Making of a Stockbroker by Lefèvre, Edwin - 1925

The Making of a Stockbroker

by Lefèvre, Edwin

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New York: George H. Doran Company, 1925. First edition. x, [11]-341 pp. 8vo. Publisher's maroon cloth gilt, orange dust jacket, minor fading to dust jacket and with small nicked tear at top edge of front panel, else very bright and crisp. First edition. x, [11]-341 pp. 8vo. First edition in scarce dust-jacket of this classic Wall Street narrative. Lefèvre's narrative of the activities of John Kent Wing, a prototypical stock trader, was written during the great bull market of the 1920s. In addition to revealing how the market works, it contributed to the new image of managers that developed during the decade: that of the virtuous public-spirited manager who puts long-term economic stability ahead of selfish interests.
  • Bookseller James Cummins Bookseller US (US)
  • Format/Binding X, [11]-341 pp. 8vo
  • Book Condition Used - Publisher's maroon cloth gilt, orange dust jacket, minor fading to dust jacket and with small nicked tear at top edge of front p
  • Edition First edition
  • Publisher George H. Doran Company
  • Place of Publication New York
  • Date Published 1925
  • Keywords Wall Street

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New York: Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc, 1925. Second Printing. x, [11-12] 13-341 pp. 8vo. Publisher's olive cloth. Spine dulled. Early gift inscription on ffep. Second Printing. x, [11-12] 13-341 pp. 8vo. Lefèvre's fictional narrative of the activities of John Kent Wing, a prototypical stock trader, was written during the great bull market of the 1920s. In addition to revealing how the market works, it contributed to the new image of managers that developed during the decade: that of the virtuous public-spirited manager who puts long-term economic stability ahead of selfish interests.
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New York: Doubleday, Doran & Company, 1930. 1930 date with anchor emblem between "D D" at title page; 1925 date at copyright page. Scarce, early printing from Doubleday, Doran & Company. Dark olive green brushed cloth boards, black stamped spine titles with decoration, moderate shelf wear, discoloration. Deckled pages very good, no writing. Richly symbolical antiquarian printed bookplate inside cover featuring grape vined columns topped by 'Sol Justitiae' w/scales, sun-rayed cross, and open 'law' book : "Col. Albert S. Lisenby, Auburn '20". String-bind fine; front hinge reinforced. Fairly sharp example of this rarity. LeFèvre, well known for the insightful finance novel, "Reminiscences of a Stock Operator," returns with this volume containing the story behind the making of a stockbroker. LeFèvre's story follows John K. Wing, the senior resident partner of Bronson and Barnes - a Boston firm which had risen to the… Read More
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New York: Doubleday, Doran & Company, 1930. 1930 date with anchor emblem between "D D" at title page; 1925 date at copyright page. Scarce, early printing from Doubleday, Doran & Company. Dark olive green brushed cloth boards, crisp black stamped spine titles with decoration, moderate shelf wear. Deckled pages very good, no writing; moderate discoloration at endpapers. String-bind fine, square; hinges intact. Sharp near very good example of this rarity. LeFèvre, well known for the insightful finance novel, "Reminiscences of a Stock Operator," returns with this volume containing the story behind the making of a stockbroker. LeFèvre's story follows John K. Wing, the senior resident partner of Bronson and Barnes - a Boston firm which had risen to the top rank of stock commission houses in the early 1900's. In contrast to "Reminiscences of Stock Operator" big-time trader story, this story examines the nature of high finance brokerage… Read More
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The Making of a Stockbroker  [The Drama of Wall Street as Revealed by a Man Who Has Played the...
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by LeFèvre, Edwin

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Garden City, New York: Doubleday, Doran & Company, 1930. 1930 date at title page. Stated: "Copyright, 1925 by George H. Doran Company; Copyright, 1924 by the Curtis Publishing Company; The Making of a Stockbroker, Printed in the United States of America." Rare near fine early printing in original wrapper from Doubleday, Doran & Company. Olive green cloth boards, black spine titles, Doubleday Doran at heel, with decoration, light shelf wear. Deckled pages near fine, bright; no writing. String-bind fine, square; hinges intact. Original wrapper, light shelf wear, moderate toning; protected in new clear sleeve. Light green matte wrapper features black cover and spine titles, with summary excerpts, blurbs, and publisher to front panel. Interesting ephemeral "statement" or printed receipt from Doubleday Doran set in with unique type: "Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc. Garden City, New York. A. H. Welch, Box 74, Stow, Mass., No. 30757, Secrets of Wall… Read More
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The Making of a Stockbroker

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Garden City, New York: Doubleday, Doran & Company, 1925. Stated: "Copyright, 1925 by George H. Doran Company; Copyright, 1924 by the Curtis Publishing Company; The Making of a Stockbroker - B - Printed in the United States of America." Rare printing in original wrapper from Doubleday, Doran & Company. Olive green cloth boards, gilt spine titles with decoration, moderate shelf wear, rub. Deckled pages near fine; small pencilled price at front endpaper. String-bind fine; hinges intact. Original wrapper moderate edge wear, rub; protected in new clear sleeve. Tanned wrapper with greenish flaps features black cover and spine titles with blurbs and summary points to front panel. Sharp very good example of this rarity. LeFèvre, well known for the insightful finance novel, "Reminiscences of a Stock Operator," returns with this volume containing the story behind the making of a stockbroker. LeFèvre's story follows John K. Wing, the senior resident… Read More
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