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Extraordinary popular delusions and the madness of crowds

Charles Mackay

Extraordinary popular delusions and the madness of crowds

by Charles Mackay

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Published by George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Originally published, London, Richard Bentley, 1841 2nd ed. published, London, Office of the National Illustrated Library, 1852.

Statementwith facsimile title pages and reproductions of original illustrations from the editions of 1841 and 1852 ; with a foreword by Bernard M. Baruch.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22276161M


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