Lombard Street: A Description of the Money Market

Walter Bagehot
Bagehot, Walter
(1826-1877)
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Editor/Trans.
E. Johnstone; Hartley Withers, eds.
First Pub. Date
1873
Publisher/Editor
London: Henry S. King and Co.
Pub. Date
1873
Comments
Includes editorial notes and appendices from the 12th (1906) and the 14th (1915) editions.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Cover
Table of Contents
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Introductions, by Hartley Withers
I. Introductory
II. A General View of Lombard Street
III. How Lombard Street Came to Exist, and Why It Assumed Its Present Form
IV. The Position of the Chancellor of the Exchequer in the Money Market
V. The Mode in Which the Value of Money is Settled in Lombard Street
VI. Why Lombard Street Is Often Very Dull, and Sometimes Extremely Excited
VII. A More Exact Account of the Mode in Which the Bank of England Has Discharged Its Duty of Retaining a Good Bank Reserve, and of Administering It Effectually
VIII. The Government of the Bank of England
IX. The Joint Stock Banks
X. The Private Banks
XI. The Bill-Brokers
XII. The Principles Which Should Regulate the Amount of the Banking Reserve to Be Kept by the Bank of England
XIII. Conclusion
Appendix I.
Appendix II. (by E. Johnstone)
Footnotes
About the Book and Author
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