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The Great Crash 1929. by  John Kenneth Galbraith - Signed First Edition - 1979 - from Raptis Rare Books (SKU: 129103)

The Great Crash 1929.

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The Great Crash 1929.

by Galbraith, John Kenneth

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Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1979. First edition of the fiftieth anniversary edition of this classic work. Octavo, original cloth. Boldly signed by John Kenneth Galbraith on the front free endpaper. Fine in a near fine dust jacket. An instant bestseller and classic since its release it has become the unparalleled point of reference for readers looking to understand American financial history. "Economic writings are seldom notable for their entertainment value, but this book is. Galbraith's prose has grace and wit, and he distills a good deal of sardonic fun from the whopping errors of the nation's oracles and the wondrous antics of the financial community." (The Atlantic Monthly).

Synopsis

The classic examination of the 1929 financial collapse, with an introduction by economist James K. Galbraith   Of John Kenneth Galbraith's The Great Crash 1929 , the Atlantic Monthly said: "Economic writings are seldom notable for their entertainment value, but this book is. Galbraith's prose has grace and wit, and he distills a good deal of sardonic fun from the whopping errors of the nation's oracles and the wondrous antics of the financial community." Originally published in 1955, Galbraith's book became an instant bestseller, and in the years since its release it has become the unparalleled point of reference for readers looking to understand American financial history.

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book dealer
Raptis Rare Books US (US)
Bookseller’s Inventory #
129103
Title
The Great Crash 1929.
Author
Galbraith, John Kenneth
Book condition
second hand
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Houghton Mifflin Company
Place of Publication
Boston
Date Published
1979
Keywords
Great Crash John Kenneth Galbraith First Edition, John Kenneth Galbraith Signed First Edition, Stock Market Crash Books

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About Raptis Rare Books

Founded by Matthew and Adrienne Raptis, Raptis Rare Books is an antiquarian book firm that specializes in literature, children's books, economics, photo books, signed and inscribed books, and landmark books in all fields. Our business model is simple: we strive to handle books that are in exceptional condition and to provide exceptional customer service. We are proud members of the Antiquarian Booksellers Association of America (ABAA) and the International League of Antiquarian Booksellers (ILAB) and exhibit at major book fairs in New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco and Boston, as well as other regional fairs.

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