A Hundred Years of Joint Stock Banking.
With a Foreword by Reginald McKenna.London, Hodder & Stoughton, 1936 Stock Code: 121159
NotesFirst edition, presentation issue, one of 350 specially bound copies, with an inserted calligraphic sheet inscribed to D. R. Mack by "the Chairman, Managing Director and Directors of the Midland Bank Limited, 1836-1936". This history of the transformation of banking charts "a century of pronounced growth and development in every branch of economic life" (Foreword) and discusses the establishment and expansion of the Midland Bank, among others, in great detail. The recipient is unknown.
Octavo. Bound by Leighton-Straker in contemporary blue levant morocco, red morocco label, spine and boards panelled in gilt, red morocco roundel to front board with the Midland Bank coat of arms tooled in gilt, marbled endpapers, top edge gilt, others uncut.
Portrait frontispiece, folding diagram to rear, and numerous full-page illustrations to the text. Bookseller's stamp to front blank.
Spine sunned and boards a little marked, a bright, clean copy.
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