First Edition of Famous Financial Fiascos; Signed by John Train
Famous Financial Fiascos.
Item Number: 47637
New York: Clarkson N. Potter, Inc. Publishers, 1984.
First edition of this overview of financial fiascos. Octavo, original cloth, illustrated. Signed by John Train on the title page. Fine in a near fine dust jacket. Jacket design by Roger Black. Illustrations by Pierre Le-Tan. Foreword by C. Northcote Parkinson.
This work recounts the nineteen most notorious financial fiascos in history, from the great Dutch tulip craze of the seventeenth century to the Xerox Corporation's recent entry into the computer market.