The Standard Telegraphic Cipher Code for the Cotton Trade. Alfred B. Shepperson.
The Standard Telegraphic Cipher Code for the Cotton Trade
The Standard Telegraphic Cipher Code for the Cotton Trade
The Standard Telegraphic Cipher Code for the Cotton Trade

The Standard Telegraphic Cipher Code for the Cotton Trade

New York: Alfred B. Shepperson, 1881.

Hardcover. Fair to good. 306 pp, in original flexible cloth boards stamped in gilt. 4.5 x 7.75 inches. Considerable wear/soiling boards, several old ownership stamps and signatures on endpapers (E.G. Styron, Brunswick, Ga. Aug 1889; W.A. Smith, Elberton, GA), cloth splitting at rear joint, old water damage (rippling, a bit of staining) to first c. 25 leaves. Binding sound, text clean.. A fascinating relic of the telegraphic era, providing telegraphic "shorthand" for thousands of phrases commonly used in the cotton trade. Includes sections on the state of markets; stock, supply, and sales; crops and prospects; samples; selling; freight; insurance; money market and foreign and domestic exchange, and more.

Item #2435

Price: $100.00

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