New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1893.
First American Edition, 1st Printing. Hardcover. 7 3/4" X 5 1/2". 150pp. Ex-libris The New York Times, with their stamp to title page. Rust brown cloth over boards, with upper board lettered in black and spien in gilt. Moderate wear to binding, with corners turned in, fraying to head and tail of spine, and light scattered rubbing and dust soiling. Front free endpaper and first 22 pages starting to loosen. Front hinge starting, with webbing coming visible. Endpapers age-toned. Open tear to front flyleaf. Lacking front free endpaper. Rear free endpaper detached and laid in. Occasional emphatic pencilled marks to pages, now starting to show some brittleness. An admittedly worn but complete and still quite attractive first American printing of this study of American commercial crises by Clement Juglar (1819–1905), the French statistician and economic theorist for which Juglar Cycles are named. Fair. Item #5312