Â Â Â Original Edition -Rare-
New York. Date and Numbering: July 3, 1899 to December 25, 1899Â Size and Page Count: 9Â¾" - 12" tall9Â¾" - 12" tall, 1472 Pages plus 16
Condition:-Good- Three-Quarter Leather with marbled boards. Bound by AM. Antiq Soc.This is a bound volume of 26 issuesÂ -- boards and contents are tight, some scuffing on edges, spine is gold stamped -Inside front hindge cracked- hindges have been repaired and binding treated with Klucel G used by the Library of Congress.
The publisher states The FinancierÂ " A Weekly Journal of Current Events Affecting Investments, Devoted to All Large Interests From a Financial Standpoint " --
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Â These issues of The Financier published details of stocks, bonds, loans of cities, counties, states, railroads, banks and companies. Hundreds of Articles including 'Banruptcy of Harper and Brothers' "Financial News From Leading Cities' 'Our New Samoan Possession' 'Commerce With the New Colonies' 'Cuba, porto Rico, Hawaii and Philippine Islands grows rapidity.(with charts)'
The pages of advertisements are fascinating
In 1898, the United States had become an East Asian power through the acquisition of the Philippine Islands, and when the partition of China by the European powers and Japan seemed imminent, the United States felt its commercial interests in China threatened. Open Door Policy Started