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Sixty Years of Banking: The History of the Isle of Man Banking Co., Limited 1865-1925

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Title:Sixty Years of Banking: The History of the Isle of Man Banking Co., Limited 1865-1925
Price:GBP£70.00 (about USD$87.80)
Book ID:B009-3588
Publisher:Printed by Louis G Meyer Ltd, 1925, Douglas, Isle of Man, 1926
Edition:First Edition
Binding:Hardcover (Printed Boards)
Condition:Near Fine Condition
Dust Jacket:No Dust Jacket
Printed by Louis G Meyer Ltd, 1925, 1926, Hardcover (Printed Boards), Book Condition: Near Fine Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket, First Edition

decorated brown end-papers; cloth spine; titles in red & black to paper label front cover; printed on quality handmade paper. The Isle of Man Banking Company opened for business for the first time in Douglas in November 1865. Prior to their arrival the Isle of Man had just two banks: Dumbell, Son & Howard (est. 1848) and Bank of Mona (est.1849). Both of these existing banks had suspended payment in 1857. The leading businessmen and officials who promoted the Isle of Man Banking Co. recognised that the island needed a stronger bank to serve the needs of the growing Manx economy. During the years after its foundation the island flourished with the improvement of the harbour and promenade at Douglas and the establishment of an island railway. This short history details the story of the Bank through its first sixty years. Size: Octavo (standard book size). 59 pages. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Deckled outer & bottom edges (rough cut). illustrated by b/w. drawings & photo's. with facsimile documents (some fold-out). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Genealogy & Local History; Isle of Man; Banking; Business, Finance & Marketing; Britain/UK; History. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 3588.
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