The New York Stock Exchange.
New York, Stock Exchange Historical Company, 1905
Stedman endured a rigid Calvinist education under his grandfather, the pacifist David Low Dodge (1774-1852), later reflecting 'I was injured for life, and almost perished of repression and atrophy' (ANB). He opened his own brokerage firm in 1864, balancing the demands of life on Wall Street with his artistic inclinations.
First edition, vol. I (all published); 4to (32 x 23.5 cm); numerous illustrations including frontispiece and full-page plates, title in red and black; half black morocco ruled in gilt, gilt spine, green cloth, restoration to spine ends and corners, dampstaining to title and prelims, minor staining to lower panel; xxv, , 518pp.
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