London: Frederick Warne & Co., [circa 1892+]. Illustrations By Irving Montagu. New Edition. In 1876 Harry Panmure Gordon (1837-1902) founded the financial company Gordon & Co. which was subsequently renamed H. Panmure Gordon & Company. The firm's founder was a well-known member in London’s financial community and in 1892 H. Panmure Gordon wrote the book "Land of the Almighty Dollar"- a critical review of the U.S., particularly New York and Chicago. Panmure Gordon initially specialized in debt offerings for foreign governments. The firm also developed a reputation for conducting offerings for a large number of British and American breweries, including for the San Francisco Brewing Company in 1890. A very scarce title in an early edition. Small 8vo., pictorial brown cloth., stamped in gilt, red & black; 215 pages. Item #56481
Very Good (front cover nice & bright, moderate wear on spine; hinges lightly cracked but still tight; contents clean & tight but some foxing to several preliminary and rear pages).