First Edition of Murray Rothbard's Classic Work The Mystery of Banking; Boldly Signed by Him

  • The Mystery of Banking.

The Mystery of Banking.


Item Number: 14056

New York: Richardson and Snyder, 1983.

First edition of this work which explains the modern fractional-reserve banking system and its origins. Octavo, original boards. Boldly signed by Murray Rothbard on the title page. Fine in a near fine dust jacket with some light wear. Housed in a custom half morocco clamshell box. Rare signed.

"Murray Rothbard s The Mystery of Banking continues to be the only book that clearly and concisely explains the modern fractional reserve banking system" (Douglas French). Joseph Salerno writes, "It is institutional economics at its best. In this book, the institution under scrutiny is central banking as historically embodied in the Federal Reserve System the Fed for short the central bank of the United States."

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