- Rare Books
- Wall Street & The Stock Market
- Mystery Men of Wall Street, The Powers Behind the Market, 1930
Mystery Men of Wall Street, The Powers Behind the Market, 1930
Sparling, Earl, Illustrated with Portraits by Seymour Marcus.
Blue Ribbon Books, Greenberg, Publisher Inc., New York, 1930.
Hardcover, 254 pp. Titles faded otherwise very good condition.
INTRODUCTION: "The New Appian Way. Wall Street once ran from a graveyard to a river, It runs now from an ocean to an ocean, and beyond. It has become, in Dr. Charles A. Beard's measured words, a new Appian Way of the world. As the Street has changed, the men who rule it have changed, too. Giants of a new breed are in control today, as different from the Vanderbilt's and Harriman's and Morgan's of the past as the Street is different from the railroad right of way and bankers' byway it was formerly..."