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Item #41344 Reminiscences of a Stock Operator. Edwin LEFÈVRE.
Reminiscences of a Stock Operator

Reminiscences of a Stock Operator

New York: George H. Doran, 1923. 8vo. (8 1/8 x 5 3/4 inches). [viii], 299 pp.

In light brown cloth. Cover blind stamped. Spine lettered in gilt. Ownership signature

First edition, first issue

Reminiscences of a Stock Operator is a semi-fictional biography that chronicles the life and experiences of one Larry Livingston, a thinly disguised portrait of the legendary trader Jesse Lauriston Livermore. The book offers a firsthand account of Livingston's journey from a humble speculator to a successful and respected stock operator during the early 20th century. Through Livingston's narrative, Lefèvre explores the psychological aspects of trading, market speculation, and the lessons learned from both successes and failures. Though the book presents itself as a fictionalized account through the character of Livingston, it profoundly echoes Livermore's real-life experiences and trading philosophy. The book's enduring legacy lies in its timeless wisdom about trading psychology, market dynamics, and risk management. It remains a must-read for those seeking insight into the mindset and strategies of a successful stock trader, with Jesse Livermore serving as the living inspiration behind the book's larger-than-life protagonist. Like Livermore himself, the book's allure endures, making it a classic of financial literature.

Item #41344

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