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LeFèvre, Edwin
The Making of a Stockbroker
Garden City, New York: Doubleday, Doran & Company. Book. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. Stated: "Copyright, 1925 by George H. Doran Company; Copyright, 1924 by the Curtis Publishing Company; The Making of a Stockbroker-B-Printed in the United States of America." Rare printing in original wrapper from Doubleday, Doran & Company. Olive green cloth boards, gilt spine titles with decoration, moderate shelf wear, rub. Deckled pages near fine; small pencilled price at front endpaper. String-bind fine; hinges intact. Original wrapper moderate edge wear, rub; protected in new clear sleeve. Tanned wrapper with greenish flaps features black cover and spine titles with blurbs and summary points to front panel. Sharp very good example of this rarity. LeFèvre, well known for the insightful finance novel, "Reminiscences of a Stock Operator, " returns with this volume containing the story behind the making of a stockbroker. LeFèvre's story follows John K. Wing, the senior resident partner of Bronson and Barnes-a Boston firm which had risen to the top rank of stock commission houses in the early 1900's. In contrast to "Reminiscences of Stock Operator" big-time trader story, this story examines the nature of high finance brokerage house. The change is never in the eternal verities but in the point of view, which in turn dictates the fashion that finds a new and easier way. Pertinent, timeless observations. LeFèvre also penned "Wall Street Stories, " "Simonetta, " and "Sampson Rock of Wall Street, " among several others. Profits are made in bull and bear markets-but especially in volatile ones. 341 … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: The BiblioFile [Gladstone, MI, U.S.A.]

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