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Stable Money - A History of the Movement, Fisher, Irving [Signed]; Cohrssen, Hans R.L.



Stable Money Association gift bookplate inside front board is signed by Irving Fisher, James Rand, Jr., and Frederic A. Delano. Delano [1863-1953] was uncle to FDR, President of the Stable Money Association and was appointed to serve on the first Board of the Federal Reserve by Woodrow Wilson. James Rand Jr. [1886-1968] was Chairman of the Committee For the Nation and a prominent American businessman. This copy inscribed to Ethan Bates Stanley who was President of the American Laundry Machinery Company. pp. [vi], vii-xxiii, 484. Selected bibliography. Index. Extensive footnotes. "The present book is intended to be not so much a history of [monetary] catastrophes, due to unstable money and endured by unsuspecting millions subject to the money illusion, but rather a history of the efforts of a few to remedy or prevent such catastrophies." - xxi. Pages 443-484 constitute a lengthy list of Stable Money Pioneers, individuals who supported the movement. Corporate affiliations are included for most of these names, thus the list reads like a corporate Who's Who of America. Dust jacket not included. Average wear to publisher's pebbled navy cloth. Binding sound. Bookseller ink stamp inside front board. 21 x 14.5cm. Rist p.379, Cohen p.186, Fisher M-2058,

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