THE STOCK EXCHANGE

The stock exchange.

London, Edward Arnold

8vo, pp. viii, 295, [1]; one leaf a little dust-soiled, else a good copy in the original publisher’s blue cloth, gilt lettering to upper cover and spine, joints slightly rubbed, with a Dutch investment library’s stamp to the title-page, and their bookplate and spine label.

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First edition of Ingall’s and Withers’ instructional overview of the Stock Exchange. Though written as an introduction to the stock exchange for the incipient stockbroker, The Stock Exchange is not overly technical and therefore remains accessible to the general public. Ingall and Withers illuminate the inner workings of the Stock Exchange, tracing ‘the Stock Exchange bargain from the client to the broker, and through the broker to the jobber, up to the final adjustment of the transaction between the original buyer or seller and the ultimate deliverer or purchaser at the Stock Exchange Settlement (p. iii). Ingall and Withers also include sections on bookkeeping, investment and speculation, and practical advice for young men wishing to pursue a career in the Exchange.

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