The Value of A Dollar

The Value of A Dollar

Prices and Incomes in the United States, 1860-2009

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Baker & Taylor
This fourth edition of The Value of a Dollar records the actual prices of thousands of items that consumers purchased from the Civil War to the present, along with facts about investment options and income opportunities. --from publisher description.

Book News
The 100 plus tables in this reference list national average wages, investment yields, prices of staple foods per pound, and prices advertised for clothing, appliances, business equipment, education, entertainment, furniture, household products, cars, sporting goods, toiletries, medical products, toys, and travel. The first chapter covers 1860 to 1899 and the remaining chapters cover five year periods. The fourth edition adds black and white reprints of trade advertising and a chapter on 2005-2009. Annotation ©2009 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (

Publisher: Amenia, NY : Grey House Pub., c2009
Edition: 4th ed
ISBN: 9781592374038
Branch Call Number: HB235.U6 V35 2009
338.52 V2493 2009
Characteristics: xix, 690 p. : ill. ; 29 cm
Additional Contributors: Derks, Scott
Alternative Title: Value of a dollar 1860-2009


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