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The Making of a Stockbroker

The Making of a Stockbroker

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The Making of a Stockbroker

by LeFèvre, Edwin

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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 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 house. The change is never in the eternal verities but in the point of view, which in turn dictates the fashion that finds a new and easier way. Pertinent, timeless observations. LeFèvre also penned "Wall Street Stories," "Simonetta," and "Sampson Rock of Wall Street," among several others. Profits are made in bull and bear markets - but especially in volatile ones. Printed in the United States of America. 341 pages. Insured post.. First Edition. Hardcover. Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Book.

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Bookseller's Inventory #
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Title
The Making of a Stockbroker
Author
LeFèvre, Edwin
Format/Binding
Hardcover
Book Condition
Used - Good
Edition
First Edition
Publisher
Doubleday, Doran & Company
Place of Publication
New York
Date Published
1930
Size
8vo - over 7¾" - 9&f
Weight
0.00 lbs

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