THE CITY OF LONDON: VOLUME I: A WORLD OF ITS OWN 1815-1890
Published by Chatto & Windus. 1st. 1994
Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper. The story of the City's nineteenth century ascent to its position as the world's leading international financial centre. The rise of the merchant banks, the growth of the Stock Exchange, the internationalisation of the money market, and the characters behind these developments. Black boards, gilt title to spine. Pictorial endpapers showing map of London. B/w photos.
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