Wall Street Stories.

LEFÈVRE Edwin (1904.)


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First UK edition. Small 8vo. [8], 224 pp. Original red cloth, spine and front cover lettered in gilt (ownership blind stamp to front free endpaper, some light foxing to preliminaries and terminal leaves, otherwise generally internally clean; front hinge just starting to split, but holding firmly, minor chipping to foot of spine, small amount of marking to front cover, notwithstanding a very good copy overall). London, G.P. Putnam's Sons.

The first book by the legendary finance writer Edwin Lefèrve, originally published in New York in 1901, a collection of eight short stories on life on Wall Street, several of which include fictionalised versions of Wall Street characters such as James R. Keene and Daniel Drew.

Lefèvre is best-known for his Reminiscences of a Stock Operator (1923), one of the great classics of American business literature, generally accepted to be the fictionalised biography of stock market whiz Jesse Livermore.

Stock Code: 247773

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