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From Farm Boy to Financier

By: Frank A. Vanderlip

Price: $1,750.00

Publisher: New York, D. Appleton-Century Co., Incorporated: 1935

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 322H1616

ISBN: B00085HVUY

Condition: Good


B00085HVUY vi, [2], 312 pp. Index. Black and white photographic plates including frontis portrait of Vanderlip who rose from humble beginnings to become head of National City Bank. This work most notable for Chapter XXI entitled 'A Conclave on Jekyl Island' which states: "There was an occasion, near the close of 1910, when I was as secretive, indeed, as furtive as any conspirator... I do not feel it any exaggeration to speak of our secret expedition to Jekyl Island as the occasion of the actual conception of what eventually became the Federal Reserve System." - page 210. Moderate w... View more info

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The Magnate: William Boyce Thompson and His Time [1869-1930]

By: Hagedorn, Hermann

Price: $595.00

Publisher: New York, Reynal & Hitchcock / John Day: 1935

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 463H4281

Condition: Good


viii, 343 pages. Reference list. Index. Black and white photographic plates, including frontis portrait of Thompson. "He was the strangest combination imaginable of go-getter and philosopher, grabber and philanthropist, realist and dreamer, ruthless magnate and tender grandfather. His contribution to history was not primarily a matter of influence in world affairs or of institutions created, though his one appearance on the world stage, in Russia, flashed with insight and originality." - Prologue. Thompson, a Montana native, made his fortune in copper and served on the Federal R... View more info

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How Much is a $ (Dollar) - The Story of Money and Banks

By: McCaleb, Walter F.

Price: $299.95

Publisher: USA, The Naylor Company: 1959

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 42902545

Condition: Very Good


128 pages. Will be of great appeal to those who have read "The Creature From Jekyll Island", and similar works. Chapters include: Money - its origins; Banks - the beginnings; The new world; The First Bank of the United States; "Wild-Cat" Banking; The Second Bank of the United States; A Period of Confusion; The National Bank Act; The Federal Reserve Act; Experience Under the Reserve Act; Labor Banking; The Bank Act of 1933; Credit Unions; Savings and Loan Associations; The Gold Standard. Moderate wear to navy blue boards. Contents very clean, bright and unmarked . The excep... View more info

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A Study of the Federal Reserve / Mullins on the Federal Reserve (Later Reprinted as The Secrets of the Federal Reserve)

By: Mullins, Eustace

Price: $995.00

Publisher: New York, Kasper and Horton: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 163C7643

Condition: Good


140 pages. Bibliography. "...The first careful study of the Federal Reserve System... Includes a careful presentation of the origins, purposes, and activities of the Federal Reserve Board of Governors. The reader will find for the first time the actual mechanism of this powerful organization, which has wielded such a tremendous influence on America in the twentieth-century." - from back cover. Contents unmarked. Incidental half-inch pen mark to front cover. Two ink stamps on back cover, one of which is smudged over publisher's information. Binding intact. Average wear. A rare ... View more info

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The great betrayal: The general welfare clause of the Constitution

By: Mullins, Eustace Clarence

Price: $199.95

Publisher: U.S.A., Constitutional Commission, National Commission for Judicial Reform: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 163H2198

ISBN: B0006QAZ94

Condition: Very Good


B0006QAZ94 [10], 37 pages. Originally delivered to the Lawrence Patterson Financial Strategy Organization in 1991 as a legal opinion upon the 80th anniversary of the secret writing of the Federal Reserve Act at Jekyll Island. "It would be difficult to read into this phrase (the general welfare) any ambiguity, or any opportunity for demagoguery, and yet such a purpose was found. In this book, we have a dual purpose, first, to explain how ruthless men adopted this phrase to further their great conspiracy against America, and second, the techniques which they employed to incorporate this p... View more info

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A Study of the Federal Reserve / Mullins on the Federal Reserve

By: Mullins, Eustace Clarence (Signed)

Price: $15,000.00

Publisher: New York, Kasper and Horton: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 327A2087

Condition: Good


Signed and inscribed by author to George Stimpson upon title page. Signed by Mr. Stimpson inside front cover. Subsequent printings of this work were dedicated to "Two of the finest scholars of the twentieth century, George Stimpson and Ezra Pound, who generously gave of their vast knowledge to a young writer to guide him in a field which he could not have managed alone... The research (for this work) at the Library of Congress was directed and reviewed daily by George Stimpson, founder of the National Press Club in Washington, whom the New York Times on September 28, 1952 called 'A highl... View more info

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Federal Reserve System, Its Origin and Growth. Reflections and Recollections (2 volumes)

By: Warburg, Paul M.

Price: $7,500.00

Publisher: New York, The Macmillan Company: 1930

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 169H4385

ISBN: B00CJEHYKE

Condition: Good


B00CJEHYKE xx,853,viii,899 pages. Index in each volume. First printing. Reflections and recollections of Paul Warburg [1868 - 1932], considered by many to have been the main driver behind the establishment of the Federal Reserve System in 1913. Warburg was reluctant to publish this work until, in the autumn of 1928, "I became convinced that the Federal Reserve System had entered upon a gravely critical period in its career, and that for the discussion about to ensue it was highly important that certain vital facts in the origin and growth of the System be adequately understood." - viii [v1... View more info