*scarce* Wm. Malburn-1934-what Happened To Our Banks-true 1st Ed, Dust Jacket For Sale
WHAT HAPPENED TO OUR BANKS, by William P. Malburn- 1934- Bobbs-Merril, Indianapolis- FIRST EDITION ('First Edition' STATED with NO other dates or printings mentioned)- This is NOT an ex-library book and it is NOT a reprint edition- BINDING is ORIGINAL brick red CLOTH HARDCOVER with titles and rules in off-white on cover and spine (ALL TITLES and RULES are BRIGHT); binding and text are very neat, clean and solid, VG+ or better with NO extraneous writings or bookplates. Just very little wear. The UNCOMMON original DUST JACKET has the publisher's price intact ($1.50); also very neat, clean and bright, VG+ in new archival protector. Also very little wear with just a small 'dime-size' paper-loss at lower spine fold. Overall, an EXCELLENT COLLECTOR COPY of the fairly UNCOMMON ORIGINAL 1934 FIRST PRINTING of this VINTAGE critique of DEPRESSION ERA BANKING written by WILLIAM P. MALBURN who was appointed to CHIEF NATIONAL BANK EXAMINER for the SECOND FEDERAL RESERVE DISTRICT at NEW YORK in 1917... 'The PURPOSE of this book is to EXPLAIN to the PUBLIC what CAUSED the COLLAPSE of so many of our COMMERCIAL BANKS and to set forth the SOUND PRINCIPLES which MUST be observed if hereafter (1934) OUR MONEY is to be SAFE in their care and RIGHTLY employed... WILLIAM MALBURN shows how the VIOLATION of these principles CAUSED the ENORMOUS LOSSES to so many of our citizens since THE CRASH of 1929...' 205 pages.... Overall, an EXCELLENT COLLECTOR COPY of the fairly UNCOMMON ORIGINAL 1934 FIRST PRINTING of this VINTAGE critique of DEPRESSION ERA BANKING.
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