Mystery Men of Wall Street: The Powers Behind the Market. Earl Sparling.

Mystery Men of Wall Street: The Powers Behind the Market

New York: Blue Ribbon Books, 1931. Third printing. Hardcover. Hardcover in tan cloth lettered in dark brown. xvii+ 254 pp. Illustrated with portrait drawings by Seymour Marcus. About very good, firm in its binding, light ring stain front cover and a narrow indentation across the rear cover. Ownership signature and 1931 date front pastedown. No jacket. Authored in the aftermath of the 1929 stock market crash, a collection of biographical portraits of the men who moved the financial markets of the day. Some were more in the shadows than others but they all moperated in the "bad old days" before the regulations and government agencies that came about in 1933 and 1934. Subjects include, Jesse Livermore, William C. Durant, Arthur Cutten, Frank Bliss, Benjamin Block, Mike Meehan, the Fisher Brothers, John J. Raskob, and others. Very Good. Item #E25063

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