• Barbarians at the Gate

"Turn over the reins to the board of directors": First Edition of Barbarians At The Gate; Signed by Co-Author John Helyar

Barbarians at the Gate.


Item Number: 3944

New York: Harper & Row, 1990.

First edition of this business classic. Octavo, original half cloth. Near fine in a fine dust jacket. Signed by co-author John Helyar who has added the poignant last line, “What did all this have to do with doing business? John Helyar.” An exceptional signed copy.

The ultimate story of greed and glory, Barbarians at the Gate is the gripping account of these two frenzied months, of deal makers and publicity flaks, of an old-line industrial powerhouse that became the victim of the ruthless and rapacious style of finance in the 1980s. "It’s hard to imagine a better story and it’s hard to imagine a better account" (Chicago Tribune).

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