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Banking in Nineteenth-Century Ireland: The Belfast Banks, 1825-1914

By: Ollerenshaw, Philip

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Manchester, United Kingdom, Manchester Univ Pr: 1988

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 42902546

ISBN: 0719022762

Condition: Fine


0719022762 263 pages including notes, bibliography and index. "Drawing extensively upon unused and unpublished business archives, this book throws new light on the economic history of nineteenth-century Ireland... Banking business is discussed in the wider context of fluctuations in the Irish and British economies; and, overall the book presents a revisionist view and stresses the positive contribution made by banks before 1914." - from dust jacket. Book clean, bright and unmarked with faintest wear. Very light wear to dust jacket. Excellent copy. View more info

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Moneylending [Money Lending] in Great Britain - Small Loan Series

By: Orchard, Dorothy Johnson; May, Geoffrey

Price: $395.00

Publisher: New York, Russell Sage Foundation: 1933

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 313G2857

Condition: Good


185 pages. Index. Bibliographical Note. "Shows the devices whereby the enterprise of moneylending has adapted itself to its changing legal, economic, and social environments." - Introduction. Prior owner's name and date atop front free endpaper otherwise contents clean, bright and unmarked. Binding tight. Moderate wear to publisher's navy cloth adorned with bright gilt lettering. A well-preserved copy. Masui p.1526. View more info

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Dying of Money: Lessons of the Great German and American Inflations

By: Parsson, Jens O.

Price: $1,950.00

Publisher: Boston, Wellspring Pr: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 324H0517

ISBN: 0914688014

Condition: Very Good


0914688014 First Edition. 372 pages including over 40 pages of highly-informative footnotes. "Transforms the dry economic subject of inflation into a white-knuckles kind of blood-chiller... Concludes by charting out all the possible prognoses for the American inflation, none easy but some much less catastrophic than others... Not for the timid... spares no tender sensibilities. The conclusions it reaches are shocking" - from dust jacket. Book clean, bright and unmarked with light wear. Binding tight. Average wear to complete dust jacket which is now preserved in glossy new archiva... View more info

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Funny Money

By: Paul Hellyer

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Canada, 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 313A9412

ISBN: 0969439423

Condition: Very Good


0969439423 208 pages. "Explains how our financial system is sabotaging our economies rather than supporting them... Provides a refreshing real-world outlook in an age of economic dogmatism." - from dust jacket. Includes reference notes, bibliography and index. Nice clean, unmarked copy with light wear. View more info

Butterfly Economics: A New General Theory of Social and Economic Behavior

By: Paul Ormerod

Price: $39.95

Publisher: New York, NY, U.S.A., Basic Books: 2001

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 42901925

ISBN: 0465053564

Condition: Fine


0465053564 217 pages including index. "Accessible and even entertaining... Mr. Ormerod not only writes about capital, but also points to a way it may at last be understood." - New York Times. Clean and unmarked with very light wear. Excellent copy. View more info

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Labour and Capital in Canada 1650-1860

By: Pentland, H. Clare

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Toronto, Lorimer: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 115A9822

ISBN: 0888623798

Condition: Very Good


0888623798 280 pages. Index. Reference notes. "An engaging and endlessly fascinating study - the major work of an author of startling originality often described as an iconoclast who drew on the English Marxist school, the theories of Harold Innis and his own western Canadian background in a remarkable exploration of the roots of labour and capitalism in Canada." - from dust jacket. Book clean and unmarked with light wear. Average wear to dust jacket which is now preserved in a glossy new archival-grade Brodart cover. View more info

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Hjalmar Schacht For And Against Hitler - A Political-Economic Study of Germany 1923-1945

By: Peterson, Edward Norman

Price: $2,500.00

Publisher: Boston, The Christopher Publishing House: 1954

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 429H3664

Condition: Fair


416 pages. Exhaustive bibliography. Footnotes. "Re-examines the record, in order better to appreciate the past and present problems of Europe, political and economic. The career of Hjalmar Schacht happens to be an excellent mirror for those problems: why democracy fell in Germany (as it had in much of the world); why the unspeakable Nazi came to despotic power over one of the most cultured and civilized nations of the world; whether dictatorships are better qualified to deal with the complexities of industrial life; why foreign trade in the post-war world departed so far from the cheri... View more info

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Money

By: Platt, James

Price: $99.95

Publisher: London, Simpkin, Marshall, and Co.: 1881

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 429H3743

Condition: Fair


208 pages. Chocolate brown embossed boards adorned with gilt and black. Chapters include: The Origin of Money; What is Money?; Currency; Gold Money; Silver Money; Paper Money; Bills of Exchange; Bank Shares; Banking; Exchange; Interest; Wealth; Capital; Panics; Individual Success; and National Prosperity. Contents considerably toned with age with an old book scent. 1.5" indent to top of backstrip. Binding tender but intact. Two-inch openings to top edge of approx fifteen pages. A worthy copy of this vintage monetary reference. View more info

Major Douglas's Interim Report Under Your Microscope - What Did Major Douglas Say in His Interim Report to the U.F.A. Government?

By: Radke, G.D.

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Canada, MacLeod Gazette: 1935

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 313C5021

Condition: Good


20 page booklet. "A searching examination of the Douglas Report that will assist you to read and understand it.... Don't let the politicians fool you by tellilng you that you can't understand it." - from front cover. Unmarked. Average wear. A quality copy of this interesting work. View more info

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Atlas Shrugged - First Printing

By: Rand, Ayn

Price: $1,495.00

Publisher: USA, Random House: 1957

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 566G1198

Condition: Good


1168 pages. Stated first printing. Book square and unmarked with light wear. Binding sound. Most of front free endpaper neatly removed one-inch from spine with corresponding indentation to half-title page. Dust jacket bears original 6.95 price and 10/57 date on front flap, with publisher's details at base of back flap. Dust jacket, now preserved in archival-grade Brodart, bears above-average wear with 3" x 2" patch at foot of spine. A worthy true first edition copy of this increasingly relevant classic. View more info

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Patriots: Surviving the Coming Collapse

By: Rawles, James Wesley

Price: $349.95

Publisher: USA, Huntington House Pub: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 519A9601

ISBN: 156384155X

Condition: Fine


156384155X 342 pages. Author's signature upon title page. "Rawles, a former Army Intelligence officer, uses the format of an exciting action novel to present a wealth of timely and invaluable survival information. An exceptional reference." - J. Stachow. Unread. Clean, bright and unmarked. A great gift idea for the survivalist. View more info

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Strengthening the World Bank

By: Reid, Escott

Price: $39.95

Publisher: USA, The Adlai Stevenson Institute: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 429A5552

Condition: Very Good


289 pages. "His plea for greater imagination and sympathetic understanding of the nature and urges of different societies should be heard by all those who influence international economic arrangements." - Indira Ghandi. Clean, bright and unmarked but for library stamp to front free endpaper which indicates this copy formerly resided at the Canadian High Commission in Dar-Es Salaam. Dust jacket now preserved in glossy new archival-grade Brodart cover. Very nice copy. View more info

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Readings in Economics for China: Selected Materials with Explanatory Introductions

By: Remer, C.F.; Et al

Price: $350.00

Publisher: Shanghai, China, The Commercial Press, Limited: 1933

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 324C9988

Condition: Fair


685 pages. Index. Text in English. Reprint of the 1922 first edition. "Information about economic conditions in China is furnished and, in addition, an attempt has been made to provide material that will make possible constant comparison of the East with the West and of one Eastern country with another." - from Preface. Contains chapters by a multitude of contributors on topics such as The Gold Exchange Standard, A Chinese Corporation, The Story of the Jade Industry, The Bank of China; and many more. Above-average wear and soiling. A library label appears to have been removed fr... View more info

Microeconomics, 10th Canadian Edition

By: Richard G. Lipsey

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Toronto, Addison Wesley Longman: 2001

Edition: Tenth Canadian Edition

Seller ID: 61300556

ISBN: 0201664690

Condition: Fine


0201664690 863 pages plus appendices. Economics comes alive for students with relevant issues are examined. Have you wondered whether Canada's "brain-drain" is a problem? Or what should be done with a fiscal surplus? What challenges face the Canada Pension Plan? This book helps you analyze these and many other questions. Bright, clean and unmarked. Faintest signs of wear. Super copy. View more info

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The Origin of Metallic Currency and Weight Standards

By: Ridgeway, William

Price: $699.95

Publisher: England, Cambridge at the University Press: 1892

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 429C8265

Condition: Fair


417 pages. Index. Appendices. Footnotes. List of sixty black and white illustrations. A rare surviving copy of this important reference, made all the more engaging by today's environment of competing fiat currency devaluations. "Hitherto Numismatists when stydying the Origines of Coinage had confined themselves to the materials presented to them in the earliest money of Lydia, Greece and Italy, and on the other hand the Metrologists had almost completely limited their range of observation to the systems of Babylon, Egypt, Greece and Rome. As the Comparative Method has yielded such e... View more info

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International Government Finance and the Amsterdam Capital Market, 1740-1815

By: Riley, James

Price: $395.00

Publisher: USA, Cambridge University Press: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 324G4446

ISBN: 0521226775

Condition: Very Good


0521226775 365 pages. Index. List of Sources and Works Cited. Extensive footnotes. Tables and Charts. "During the eighteenth century European governments began systematically using an international credit structure whose center was the Amsterdam capital market. This work reconstructs that system and surveys its principal effects on the European, and especially the Dutch, economies." - from preliminary page. Clean, bright and unmarked with light wear. Binding tight and square. Anonymous bookplate upon front free endpaper. A quality copy. View more info

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One Hundred Years of Savings Banking - Including Comprehensive Bibliography on Thrift Co-operation and Good Management as it Relates to Thrift

By: Robinson, Edward L.; Glenn, Marian R.; Clement, Ina; Harrison, Milton W. (Preface)

Price: $750.00

Publisher: USA, Savings Bank Section, American Bankers Association: 1917

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 313G4144

Condition: Good


89 pages. This wonderful association copy was presented to one of it's compilers, Ina Clement, by Milton W. Harrison, Secretary of the American Bankers Association, Savings Bank Section. On the front free endpaper Mr. Harrison has glowingly inscribed this copy to Mrs. Clement and added his stamp and signature below, dated 4/18/17. Mr. Harrison wrote the Preface and his name is included on the title page as Publisher, representing the American Banker's Association. The bibliography lists references in the following categories: Thrift and Savings; Individual Thrift; Domestic Thrift; Evidence... View more info

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For a New Liberty: The Libertarian Manifesto

By: Rothbard, Murray N.

Price: $199.95

Publisher: New York, Collier Books: 1978

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 429C9825

ISBN: 0020746903

Condition: Good


0020746903 338 pages. Index. Faux signature of Murray Rothbard stamped in blue ink upon title page. "Provides a penetrating and enlightening rationale for his approach, and applies the libertarian idea to every aspect of politics." - from back cover. "... A benchmark of how far leftward the right wing of standard brand American politics now stands." - The Washington Post. Moderate wear. Unmarked. A sound copy. View more info

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The Grip of Death: A Study of Modern Money, Debt Slavery, and Destructive Economics

By: Rowbotham, Michael

Price: $129.95

Publisher: U.K., Jon Carpenter Publishing: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 42904491

ISBN: 1897766408

Condition: Good


1897766408 337 pages. Bibliography. Index. "A radical, shocking and eye-opening expose of how our monetary system really works." - New Internationalist. "...Offers important insights into subjects that concern us all - mortgages, building societies and banks, food and farming, transport, poverty and wealth, and what's on the supermarket shelf." - from back cover. Average quantity of markings and some high-lighting to text. Moderate wear. Slight lean to spine. Good working copy. View more info

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Making Money and Keeping It: The Know-How of Investment

By: Russell, Stanley A.; Stock, Lloyd S.

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Washington D.C., Associated Book Publishers, Inc.: 1946

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 162H0360

Condition: Good


63 pages. Occasional black and white illustrations. "A basic guide based on more than 25 years' practical experience of two authorities in finance and investment." - subtitle. "An introduction to the uninitiated and a guide to the aspiring American who wishes to make a successful investment in the business world of tomorrow." - from Preface. Chapters include: Your Opportunity; The Field of Investment; Your Purse and Personality; When Buying Bonds; Preferred Stocks; Common Stocks; Men and Mechanics of Finance; Investment Trust Companies; Building Your Capital Fund. Unmarked ... View more info