The Logic of Banking : A Familiar Exposition of the Principles of Reasoning, and Their Application to the Art and Science of Banking
London, United Kingdom, Longman, Brown, Green, Longmans & Roberts. 1859, First Edition. Cloth, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. A rather scarce work by this noted author on banking, successively manager of the Provincial Bank of Ireland at Kilkenny and Waterford. Gilbart offered a premium for the best essay submitted on the adaptation of recent inventions, collected at the Great Exhibition, 1851, to the purpose of practical banking. His own writings on banking "are valuable as the work of a man who has a thorough mastery of the subject (and) contain, remarks McCulloch, much useful informat-ion, presented in a clear compendious form." - D.N.B. CONDITION Original blind embossed Brown cloth with bright Gilt spine title (very fresh and clean with sl buffed through cloth to 3 cnrs, spine head has chipped cloth, spine foot sl frayed. Considering age the wear is so minimal could be classed as FINE) nice engraved portrait frontis with tissue guard, pp xi 605 with erata to rear plus 24 page catalogue. Interior is incredibly bright and clean, in nice tight condition and not inscribed. Very Good/N/A.
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Keywords: Banking History