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The Stabilization of the Mark

By: Schacht, Dr. Hjalmar

Price: $1,950.00

Publisher: London, George Allen & Unwin Ltd.: 1927

Edition: First English Edition

Seller ID: 313A1752

Condition: Good


247 pages. Black and white photographic frontis portrait of author. "This is a book written by a German after a war which brought defeat to his country and a great civilized people to a condition of dependence and subordination... The German Inflation can only be understood as part of the general history of the time. May we all learn from the past and emerge from the destructive era of reciprocal hostility into a new constructive period of international well-being." - from Foreward. Chapters include: The Inflation of the War Period; From the Armistice to the Invasion of the Ruhr; F... View more info

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The magic of money; translated from the German by Paul Erskine

By: Schacht, Hjalmar

Price: $950.00

Publisher: London, OLDBOURNE: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 169H4293

ISBN: B0000CNH4C

Condition: Fair


B0000CNH4C 220 pages. Schacht [1877-1970] "made possible Germany's astounding economic recovery between the wars. He laid the firm economic foundation which enabled Germany to rearm and Hitler to take the initiative in a second world war. In 1939 Hitler dismissed Dr. Schacht for his refusal to permit the Reichsbank to assist in preparations for war. After the war he was held as a political prisoner first by the Americans and then by the Germans, finally being acquitted of complicity with the Nazis at Nuremburg. This is Schacht's own account of his personal experiences, of how he overc... View more info

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Confessions of "The Old Wizard": The Autobiography of Hjalmar Horace Greeley Schact

By: Schacht, Hjalmar Horace Greeley

Price: $495.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin: 1956

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 541H1751

ISBN: B0007DL8WY

Condition: Good


B0007DL8WY xx, [2], 484 pages. Index. Black and white photographic plates. "I was forty-six years old in 1923 when the Government offered me the post of Commissioner for National Currency, followed shortly by that of President of the Reichsbank, an appointment bestowed upon me by President Ebert. I accepted the appointment, and stabilized the mark." - from xi. William Shirer described Schacht as "The only brilliant and, next to Hitler, the most interesting Nazi." Schacht, sometimes referred to as 'Hitler's Banker', was acquitted of war crimes at Nuremberg. Moderate wear ... View more info

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The end of reparations

By: Schacht, Hjalmar Horace Greeley

Price: $750.00

Publisher: London, J. Cape & H. Smith: 1931

Edition: First English Edition

Seller ID: 545H3021

ISBN: B00085IBMG

Condition: Fair


B00085IBMG 271 pages. Index. Author was "the man upon whom fell the brunt of piloting Germany through the financial dangers of 1923 to 1929. It was the historic German financial collapse of 1923 that first brought Dr. Schacht into prominence. In November of that year he was made the Imperial Currency Commissioner with the specific purpose of stemming the nation's hyperinflation. This book is one of the best contributions yet made to an understanding of post-War difficulties in finance and economics. In particular, Chapter XIII, on 'The Socialist System,' contains a warning for Great ... View more info

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Account settled

By: Schacht, Hjalmar Horace Greeley

Price: $850.00

Publisher: London, G. Weidenfeld & Nicolson: 1949

Edition: First English Edition

Seller ID: 429H3368

ISBN: B0007J19TK

Condition: Good


B0007J19TK 327 pages. Index. Photographic frontispiece portrait of author. Translated from the 1948 German first edition. "The only full-length statement published since the war by a major figure in Hitler's government. Provides the detailed story of prewar German economic policy in the words of the man primarily responsible for it." - dust jacket. Moderate wear to unmarked book which remains tight and square. Foxing to edges. Average wear and soiling to dust jacket which is now preserved in archival-grade Brodart. A sound copy. KEHR & LANGMAID 817, ALDCROFT & RODGER p.83, P... View more info

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Capitalism, Socialism, and Democracy

By: Schumpeter, Joseph A. [Signed]

Price: $62,000.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers Publishers: 1947

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 324H1607

Condition: Good


xiv, 411 pp. Index. A revision of the 1942 first edition with new material appraising the social changes wrought by the war. Boldly signed by Schumpeter upon front free endpaper, dated May 23, 1947. Bookplate of Leo Kramer inside front board. As the emergence of blockchain technology portends the obsolescence of much of today's financial services industry, Schumpeter's concept of creative destruction, introduced in this work, has never rung more true. SWEDBERG chapter 7, BLAUG p.216, PRESSMAN p.161, FUNDABURK 9545, HUTCHINSON 735. View more info

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History of Economic Analysis

By: Schumpeter, Joseph A.; Schumpeter, Elizabeth Boody (Editor)

Price: $299.95

Publisher: New York, Oxford University Press: 1963

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 324G2222

Condition: Good


1260 pages. Subject and author indexes. List of books frequently quoted. Reprint of the 1954 first edition. "...The history of the intellectual efforts that men have made in order to understand economic phenomena or, which comes to the same thing, the history of the analytic or scientific aspects of economic thought." - from page 3. Unmarked with average wear. Binding intact. A sound copy. View more info

Free Market Morality: The Political Economy of the Austrian School

By: Shand, A.

Price: $99.95

Publisher: New York, NY, U.S.A., Routledge: 1990

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 42903680

ISBN: 0415041899

Condition: Very Good


0415041899 228 pages including index, bibliography and notes. "Provides a perceptive account of the philosophy of the Austrian School, locating it in its historical and intellectual context. Traces the implications of the methodology of the Austrian School for concepts of freedom and equality and the moral basis for capitalist markets." - from back cover. Light wear. Clean and unmarked but for discard/withdrawn stamps upon half-title page and top edge of text. Nice copy. View more info

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The Penniless Billionaires

By: Shapiro, Max

Price: $199.95

Publisher: USA, Truman Tally - Times Books: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 235C6653

ISBN: 0812909232

Condition: Good


0812909232 308 pages. Index. "A fascinating exploration of four great inflationary eras of tumult - why they arose - who caused them - why they arose - who caused them - how family fortunes survived or were destroyed... What happens when hyperinflation sweeps across an entire society? Whom does it threaten most and whom does it benefit? And when, finally, the authorities act - why do the politicians and the bureaucrats invariably delay until after the value of an entire currency has been totally destroyed?" - from dust jacket. Book clean and unmarked with light wear. Above-averag... View more info

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Government By Treason

By: Snow, John Howland

Price: $69.95

Publisher: USA, The Long House Inc.: 1962

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 238G0152

Condition: Fair


79 pages. How the International Bank was founded at Bretton Woods, New Hampshire, and its relationship to a comprehensive plan for what the famous British economist, John Maynard Keynes, frankly described as the "economic govermnent of the world." - from publisher's booklet (included). Unmarked. Somewhat above-average wear. A worthy reference copy. View more info

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Speculators and Politicians

By: Solloway, I.W.C. (Signed)

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Canada, The Political and Economic Publishing Company: 1933

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 324G4618

Condition: Fair


223 pages. Signed and inscribed by author upon blank leaf following copyright page. Several black and white photographic plates including portrait of author and, at page 107, an amazing 1929 scene of many dozens of fedora-wearing investors crammed into Solloway, Mills & Company's Vancouver office engaged in what was surely frenetic stock trading. Mr. Solloway argues for a Canadian National Economic Council, a National Stock Exchange, and government control of large financial institutions. In the second part he uses his company, Solloway, Mills and its prosecutions to show that money used i... View more info

Banking and Exchange

By: Steinberg, Albert G.

Price: $149.95

Publisher: Toronto, Sir Isaac Pitman & Sons (Canada), Ltd.: 1935

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 42902571

Condition: Very Good


296 pages including black and white illustrations. Intended primarily as a text for students in Money and Banking in the senior courses of commercial high schools in Canada. Chapters include: Rise of Money; Canada's Monetary System; Credit and Credit Instruments; Monetary Standards; Rise of Banking; The Banking Business; Branch Banking in Canada; Deposit Accounts and Reserves of Canadian Banks; Loans and Investments of Canadian Banks; Supervision of the Canadian Banking System; Crises and the Canadian Banks; History of the Canadian Banking System; Stock Exchanges; Domestic and Foreign Exchan... View more info

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The Dearborn Independent (Magazine) - Chronicler of the Neglected Truth, March (Mar.) 19, 1927 - Japan Looks to America to Prevent Wars / The True Story Behind "Mary Had a Little Lamb"

By: Stidger, William L.; Laket, Henry; Lindsay, Vachel; Lowdermilk, Inez Marks; Jenks, Albert Ernest; Collins, Joseph

Price: $299.95

Publisher: Dearborn, Michigan, The Dearborn Publishing Co.: 1927

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 838G4936

Condition: Fair


32 pages. Features: A Preacher Tells The Inside Story of Sinclair Lewis and His Preacher Book; A $20,000,000 Bond Issue That Will Cost the Taxpayers $49,500,000 (second in a series presenting some of the hidden features of modern finance underlying public bond issues); Gibson Girls, Gibson Men and the Chicago World's Fair; Japan Looks to America to Prevent Wars - Freedom from Extra Taxation for Armaments What They Most Want - article with wonderful photos; Every Person Has At Least One Book in Him; Henry Ford's Page - Finance Must Get Into Step; Editorials - Professor E.W. Kemmerer and Polish... View more info

The Political Logic of Economic Reform in China (California Series on Social Choice and Political Economy, No 24)

By: Susan L. Shirk

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Berkeley, CA, U.S.A., University of California Press: 1993

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 52809858

ISBN: 0520077075

Condition: Fine


0520077075 399 pages including index. How did China succeed at economic market reform without changing communist rule? Shows that Chinese communist political institutions are more flexible and less centralized than their Soviet counterparts were. Excellent copy with minimal wear. Considerable light pencil markings to contents. View more info

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Invested in the Common Good

By: Susan Meeker - Lowry

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Canada/US, New Society Pub: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 429A7632

ISBN: 1550922432

Condition: Very Good


1550922432 258 pages. Index. "A powerful, practical antidote to economic uncertainty and globalization." - from back cover. Clean and unmarked with light wear. Nice copy. View more info

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The National Home Monthly Magazine, May 1934 - How America Guards Her Gold / Glimpses of Austria's Tortured Soul

By: Sutton, G.; Salverson, L.; Stoneham, C.; Cunningham, L.; Soutar, A.; Phayre, I.; Drummond-Hay, Lady H.; Mott, M.; Elliott, G.; Fulcher, E.

Price: $299.95

Publisher: Canada, The National Home Monthly: 1934

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 201H0010

Condition: Good


72 pages. Features: Yeast ad features photos of Dr. Samuel Melamet; How America Guards her "Frozen" Gold - photo-illustrated article from the days when gold was considered money; Nice one-page colour ad for Swift's premium bacon; Lovely one-page colour-photo Chipso ad features Mrs. S.J. Oechsle and her children Bob, Jean and Jack; Painted Tin (short story); Dark Star (short story); Glimpses of Austria's tortured soul - fascinating photo-illustrated article on the recent Socialist-Republican insurrection and other troubles facing the nation; The White Giraffe (short story); Around the ... View more info

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Free Economy League of Canada Sample United Provinces of Canada / Gesell Scientific Currency Note / Membership Application

By: The Free Economy League of Canada; Woodward, E.S.; Cumming Dr. Wm. Gordon

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Vancouver, B.C., The Free Economy League of Canada: 1936

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 349H0370

Condition: Fine


Fascinating piece of depression-era Canadian monetary-reform ephemera. This 5.8" x 4.3" double-sided slip provides a backside application form to join the Free Economy League of Canada. The front side features a suggested sample of a Gesell Scientific Currency Note entitled "United Provinces of Canada Currency Note". The "One Dollar" note includes twelve boxes, representing each month in 1936. With the passing of each month this note was declared to be subject to a 1% demurrage stamp charge. Presumably the motivation behind such an instrument was to encourage spend... View more info

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Land Use and Urban Form: The Consumption Theory of Land Rent

By: Thrall, Grant Ian

Price: $99.95

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Routledge Kegan & Paul: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 213A9767

ISBN: 0416355404

Condition: Fine


0416355404 239 pages. Index. Glossary. "... Shows how CTLR can be used as a tool to explain and predict the long-term consequences of policy decisions by governments, such as introducting light rail rapid transit, or parameter changes in the economy, such as a general rise in real income." - from back board. Clean, bright and unmarked with negligible wear. Excellent copy. View more info

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Visualized Principles and Problems of Economics

By: Truitt, Gray: Whitman, Arthur W. - Editor

Price: $99.95

Publisher: New York, Oxford Book Company: 1936

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 313C5933

Condition: Fair


Over 300 pages. Above-average wear. Occasional markings. Binding intact. Intended to explain "the economic world of here and now, with its marvelous productive efficiency and unemployment; its intricate facilities for exchange and monetary confusion; its frenzied attempts at reform and ordered progress toward institutional readjustments." - from Preface. A fascinating depression-era work to contemplate as the world's economy collapses again seventy years later. Intended for high school students, the text is concise and easy to understand. A pity our leaders have not considered i... View more info

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Commerce and Banking - An Introductory Textbook

By: Turner, Benjamin Bannister

Price: $199.95

Publisher: London, Swan Sonnenschein & Co.: 1891

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 324H1057

Condition: Good


261 pages. Index. "Useful both as a text-book for students and as a hand-book of reference for young men commencing business life." - from Preface to first edition. Chapters include: Commerce, Machinery and Conveyance, Government and Trade, Insurance, Stocks, Money, Coins, Paper Money, Banks, Clearing, Bills, Exchange, Articles of Trade and Manufacture, and more. Average wear. Binding intact. Prior owner's name atop title page. Average wear with somewhat above-average external soiling. Slight lean to spine. A sound copy of this fascinating vintage business text. View more info