First Edition of Sidney Homer's Classic Work A History of Interest Rates; Inscribed by Him

A History of Interest Rates: 2000 B.C. to the Present.


Item Number: 48025

Rutgers: Rutgers University Press, 1963.

First edition of this classic work which details the analysis of money markets and borrowing practices in major economies. Octavo, original cloth, illustrated with charts. Inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, “To Harry Mahr with the authors best wishes Sidney Homer.” Mahr was a banker and economist associated with Mellon Bank in Pittsburgh and friends of Sidney Homer. Near fine in a very good dust jacket with some wear to the extremities. Rare and desirable signed by Homer.

The History of Interest Rates is a one-of-a-kind guide presents a readable account of interest rate trends and lending practices spanning over four millennia of economic history. Filled with in-depth insights and illustrative charts and tables. Now in its fourth edition, The History of Interest Rates is a classic in the field of economics and finance.

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