Lombard Street: A Description of the Money Market

This work, originally published in 1873,was one of the first to practically address the management of financial crises and the role of an expanded "central bank" in England. The author, Walter Bagehot, worked in the shipping and banking industries, co-founded the "National Review", and became editor-in-chief of "The Economist". The posted version was digitized as part of the Google Books Library Project.