First Edition without the new introduction by Benton W. Davis. Orange cloth. Moderate general wear. Binding worn. Hinges very good, pages fine. Page 297-298, a chunk cut out from margin, from cutting open paper. 299 pages. One of the greatest, and the most quoted work in investment reading. The thinly disguised biography of Jesse Livermore, a remarkable character who first started speculating in New England bucket shops at the turn of the century. 'It never was my thinking that made the big money for me. It always was my sitting. Got that? My sitting tight!...Men who can both be right and sit tight are uncommon.'