THE FIRST YEAR OF THE BUDGET OF THE UNITED STATES, by Charles G. Dawes - 1923
The First Year of the Budget of the United States
by Charles G. DawesPublished by: Harper & Brothers Publishers, New York and London, 1923.
Hardback is overall in VERY GOOD condition with GOOD+ DJ.
- Volume displays mild overall aging and wear.
- Blue covers feature blind-tooled publisher's logo on front, and display mild overall fading with minor edgewear.
- Spine features lightly faded green text, and has softened ends.
- Binding is secure with a little play.
- Illustrations are well-preserved exhibiting mild toning.
- Interior is gently age-toned, and overall well-preserved, with scarce occasional smudges.
- Two pages (at least) inside are dog-eared, and display pencil marks and underlinings, that do not seem to persist in rest of volume. (See photos)
- Textblock edges are mildly toned with foxing on fore edge, and more dust to head.
- DJ looks nice behind Mylar, and is backed with archival paper.
- DJ displays overall toning, more at edges, and strong sunning to spine.
- DJ shows pronounced chipping along upper edges and head of spine, and to corners, with a large chip going into text in the back. (See photos)
- Book may exhibit additional minor signs of age or wear.
Written with the force and vividness which had made its author famous, this is the accurate and expert history of the American Budget system of expenditure, since its institution. After a first part on its creation, the book goes on to detail the amazing co-ordination of the various government departments effected by the Budget Bureau, and shows how its efficiency and ingenuity guarantee the success of the United States economy.
Volume includes several B&W portrait photographs throughout. Complete with a list of illustrations, tables, and three appendices. First appendix contains the tables and detailed statements, appendix II is a digest of orders and circulars, appendix III is a roster of the Bureau of the Budget.
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