Rare First Edition of Asa Greene's The Perils of Pearl Street
The Perils Of Pearl Street, Including A Taste Of The Dangers Of Wall Street.
Item Number: 24014
New York: Betts and Anstice, and Peter Hill,, 1834.
First edition of a very early Wall Street work. Octavo, original cloth, leather label. In very good condition, rebacked, with some rubbing and wear to the extremities. Housed in a custom half morocco clamshell box.
The Perils of Pearl Street tells the fictional tale of Billy Hazard, an innocent carpenter’s son from rural New York state determined to make it as a merchant in the city.