Chronicles and Characters of the Stock Exchange.
London, Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans, 1855
The final 12 pages are given over to reviews of the work. Whilst The Economist simply 'received great pleasure from the perusal of the book', The Observer heeded 'It is easy to trace the decline and fall of commercial mortality' through Francis' words, and The Sunday Times noted that 'The work might have been properly called the Romance of Mammon'.
'New Edition' (i.e. third edition); 8vo (23 x 14.5 cm), appendix, 12pp. contemporary reviews to rear; later brown cloth, gilt spine, fore-edge uncut, water stain to head gutter margin pp.272-273, old partially erased annotations to head margins of preface and contents pages; xii, 360, xiipp.
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