“THE INFORMATION YOU CAN OBTAIN COSTS MORE THAN YOU WANT TO PAY”: FIRST EDITION OF PETER L. BERNSTEIN’S A PRIMER ON MONEY, BANKING, AND GOLD; INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR
A Primer on Money, Banking, and Gold.
Bernstein, Peter L.$350.00
Item Number: 323
New York: Random House, 1965.
First Edition. Octavo, original boards. Inscribed by the author, “For ________ May your years be golden Peter Bernstein”. Fine in a near fine dust jacket.
This illuminating story about the heart of our economic system was written by one of the most influential financial writers of his generation. Bernstein has the ability to fuse intellectual history and economics with the theory and practice of investment management.
Other Books by this Author
New York: Free Press, 1992.
First edition of the author’s most well-known work. Octavo, original half cloth. Inscribed by the author, “For William Here are good ideas- Peter Bernstein." Fine in a fine dust jacket.
"One corner of the great American panorama enlarged to highlight starry-eyed visionaries, political machinations, indefatigable ingenuity, and cockeyed optimism": First Edition of Wedding of the Waters; Inscribed by Peter L. Bernstein
New York: W.W. Norton & Company, 2005.
First edition. Octavo, original half cloth. Warmly inscribed by the author to a fellow historian, "For ____ ______ with gratitude and friendship Peter L. Bernstein." Fine in a near fine dust jacket with a small closed tear.
“Time matters most when decisions are irreversible": First Edition of Peter L. Bernstein's Against the Gods: The Remarkable Story of Risk; Signed by Him
New York: John Wiley & Sons, 1996.
First edition. Octavo, original black boards. Signed by Peter Bernstein on the front free endpaper. Fine in a fine dust jacket.
New York: McGraw-Hill Book Company, Inc., 1939.
First edition of the economist’s ground-breaking work. Octavo, 2 volumes. Original cloth. Some light rubbing to the cloth, a very good set of this landmark work. From the library of economist Moses Abramovitz, with his signature to volume one. Abramovtitz was known for his Catch-Up Growth Hypothesis, which attempted to explain what caused Western Europe’s Golden Era of economic growth from 1948 until 1972 and also for his work on business cycles. Housed in a custom half morocco clamshell box. First editions of Business Cycles rare.
"A good portfolio is more than a long list of good stocks and bonds. It is a balanced whole, providing the investor with protections and opportunities with respect to a wide range of contingencies": Rare First Edition of Markowitzs Landmark Work Portfolio Selection
New York: John Wiley & Sons, 1959.
First edition of the economist’s work, which revolutionized modern investment theory and practice. Octavo, original blue cloth. In near fine condition, lacking the rare dust jacket.
First Edition of Gary Beckers Classic Work A Treatise on the Family; Inscribed by Him To Fellow University of Chicago Colleague Sidney Davidson
Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1981.
First edition of this landmark work. Octavo, original boards. Inscribed by the author to colleague Sidney Davidson. Fine in a near fine dust jacket with a small chip to the front panel.
"Wealth is not without its advantages and the case to the contrary, although it has often been made, has never proved widely persuasive " First Edition of The Affluent Society; Signed by John Kenneth Galbraith
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1958.
First edition of the economist’s landmark work. Octavo, original cloth with titles to the spine in silver. Boldly signed by John Kenneth Galbraith on the front free endpaper. Also laid in a signed letter dating from 1966 on Galbraith’s Harvard University letterhead. Fine in a bright near fine dust jacket with light wear. A very sharp example of this book.