Chronicles and Characters of the Stock Exchange, John Francis [Bank of England], 1850 Signed.
First Edition; Hardcover 167 pp., 6.25" x 9.75”, Wm. Crosby and H. P. Nichols, Boston, 1850
Antique volume is bound in half leather with marbled paper-covered boards. Ex-library book shows Antique bookplate appears on front paste down “Gladys M. Jennings”. Slight rubbing on spine.
Signed by author, “Dr. Shelton Mackenzie / With the Compliments of John Francis / 1849.” EF
Originally published in London in 1849, the work also appears, probably simultaneously, in the U.S. in the Bankers" Magazine for 1850. This first American edition has added to it "stock tables from 1732 to 1846; dividends on Bank of England stock from 1694 to 1847.