Francis, John; Defoe, Daniel. Boston: Wm. Crosby & H.P. Nichols, 1850. First American Edition (previously published in the Banker's magazine for 1850). Condition (Book/DJ): Good/No Jacket.
A classic and important history of the London Stock Exchange loaded with fascinating anecdotes including information on Tulip Mania, the Tontines, East India Company Stock, early dealers, corruption in Parliament, the South Sea Bubble, the Boston Tea Party, lotteries, frauds, and much more.