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Lewis's History of the Bank of North America

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Lewis's History of the Bank of North America
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Lewis, Lawrence, Jr. A HISTORY OF THE BANK OF NORTH AMERICA, THE FIRST BANK CHARTERED IN THE UNITED STATES. Philadelphia, 1882. Small 4to, original brown cloth, handsomely decorated and lettered in gilt; top page edges gilt; blue floral endpapers. 153, (1) pages; frontispiece and 7 other superbly engraved portraits; 3 very fine plates of banknotes. Corners just starting; very near fine. A very nice example of this handsome production, published on the centennial of the incorporation of the Bank of North America. It remains a major source of information on this most important financial institution. Clain-Stefanelli 1417. Sullivan 1232, where he notes it as being only the fourth bank history published in the United States.