First Edition of Warren Buffett Speaks: Wit and Wisdom from the World's Greatest Investor; Inscribed by Both Buffett and Janet Lowe
Warren Buffett Speaks: Wit and Wisdom from the World’s Greatest Investor.
Buffett, Warren E. and Janet Lowe.$1,100.00
Item Number: 74895
New York: John Wiley & Sons, 1997.
First edition of “this must-read book” (Steve Halpern). Octavo, original cloth. Presentation copy, inscribed by both Warren Buffett and Janet Lowe on the title page. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Jacket design by Howard Grossman. Illustration by Ralph Butler.
Warren Buffett is a man with billions of dollars and immeasurable common sense. A captivating public persona, Buffett commands respect and has earned the right to be heard. In this intriguing collection of "life's little secrets", financial writer Janet Lowe has put together a number of Buffett's writings and sayings so that people can read, enjoy, and appreciate his business smarts and wry midwestern wit.More than just a look at Warren Buffett's business savvy, this book takes you into his philosophies, his views on life, and his legendary sense of humor. Lowe has compiled this collection from articles, speeches, interviews, and previously unpublished material -- coming as close as possible to capturing Buffett's thoughts without having him write the book himself.Warren Buffet Speaks on such diverse subjects as investing, running a business, honesty, school teaching, paying taxes, and much more. "If people want to improve their investing skills, it has to help to study how the Master does it. This short book outlines Buffett's philosophy and techniques" (Peter S. Lynch). "It was Warren Buffett's thoughts and philosophy that first captivated investors. Janet Lowe has done us all a great service by collecting and arranging Warren Buffett's wit and wisdom in an easy-to-read and enjoyable book" (Robert G. Hagstrom).