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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 Coming Battle: A Complete History of the National Banking Money Power in the United States

By: M. W Walbert

Price: $49.95

Publisher: USA, Walter Publishing & Research: 2003

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 163G2825

ISBN: 0965636909

Condition: Fine


0965636909 364 pages. Originally published in 1899. The true history of the American national debt. Presents the complete banking money power history of the U.S. from 1776 to 1899. "Must reading for all ... Told in breathtaking detail with proof-positive evidence taken from Congressional records, newspaper reports, writings of the day, and statements by our founding fathers. You will not read about this in any history book." - from back cover. Must reading for thinking Americans. Please note: despite what may appear elsewhere in this listing, we are offering a new paperback copy... 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 Strangest Friendship in History: Woodrow Wilson and Colonel House

By: Viereck, George Sylvester

Price: $795.00

Publisher: New York, Liveright Inc.: 1932

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 227A8341

Condition: Fair


375 pages. Index. "When I began my study I looked upon Woodrow Wilson as the villain of the ensuing drama. As I proceeded to delve into the debris of reminiscences and unwritten history, he gradually assumed some aspects of a martyr and a saint. There was a time when there was no one in the world whom I distrusted more than Edward Mandell House. Today he seems to me a genuine philosopher and a gifted statesman. Even if his good intentions, like Wilson's, have helped to pave mankind's way to hell, they gave us a glimpse of the Promised Land where peace abides and a new sanction govern... View more info

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The Coming Battle - A Complete History of the National Banking Money Power in the United States

By: Walbert, M.W.

Price: $3,500.00

Publisher: Chicago, W.B. Conkey Company: 1899

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 313A1213

Condition: Good


483 pages. "In this volume the author endeavors to give an accurate history of the present National Bank System of currency, including an account of the first United States Bank, - both of which were borrowed from Great Britain by those statesmen who, like the father of Sir Robert Peel, believed that a national debt was the source of prosperity. It is believed that the facts adduced in the following pages will be productive of some good, in pointing out the immense evils lurking in that system of banking, - a system which has produced panics at will, and which is the active abettor of t... 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

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Money and banking, illustrated by American history

By: White, Horace

Price: $79.95

Publisher: USA, Ginn and Company: 1913

Edition: Fourth Edition

Seller ID: 429H3742

ISBN: B000858LEO

Condition: Good


B000858LEO xiv, 491, 6 [ads] pages. First published in 1895, this edition "revised and continued to the year 1911", per title page. Tissue-protected frontispiece illustrates gold coins in circulation 1830-1860. A most fascinating vintage view of America's monetary history with twenty-one chapters including: Money a Commodity; Coinage; Legal Tender; Gold as a Metal; The Gold Standard; Colonial Bills of Credit; Revolutionary Bills of Credit; The Greenbacks; Confederate Currency; Silver Dollars and the Panic of 1893; Functions of a Bank; The Clearing-House System; Colonial Banking; Ear... View more info