Tuesday, March 1, 2011
Investment Trusts in America by Marshall H. Williams
Investment Trusts in America
by Marshall H. Williams
Book Description: Macmillian Company, New York, 1928. Hardcover. 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall. Hardcover, Blue fine-ribbed cloth with gilt title to spine, Deckle edge to lower text block. Published August, 1928, Assumed First Edition.
Book Condition: Very Good, slightest rubbing to boards and a few very minor blemishes to boards, (detailed photos cheerfully provided upon request), slight bumping to corners and spine extremes, top spine extreme has small 1/16" tear / fray. Endpapers and text are completely free of marks, slightest uniform tanning to endpapers, text is clean and bright with only the slightest hint of uniform tanning appropriate to the age of this title, mostly visible to edges only. Page 141 has chip 1/2" long x 1/16" deep from side textblock, all other pages intact. Spine straight, binding tight.
Contents: Chapter I: Crystallizing the Law of Averages, Chapter II: British Trusts, Chapter III: Raising Capital, Chapter IV: Operation and Management, Chapter V: Earnings and Reserves, Chapter VI: Qualifications, Chapter VII: Development in the United States, VIII: General Management Type, Chapter IX: Fixed, Limited and Specialized Trusts, Chapter X: The Investor's Yardstick, Chapter XI: Criticisms, Chapter XII: Outlook, Appendix A: Portfolios of Investment Trusts, Appendix B: Specific Trust Conceptions, Appendix C: Table of Earnings, oversized 7 1/2" x 12" - tipped-in. Collectible, 152 pages.