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Do You Sincerely Want to be Rich? — Bernard Cornfeld and I.O.S. An International Swindle - Charles Raw; Godfrey Hodgson; Bruce Page;

Readers Union, 1972, Hardback in Dust Wrapper.
Condition: Good+ — in Good+ Dust Wrapper. Gently faded at the spine of the dust wrapper. Dust wrapper a little rubbed at the edges. Gently bruised at the head, tail and corners of the binding. Hinges showing at the plate block block. Text complete, clean and tight otherwise.

Illustrated with black and white photographs. From the cover: “The rise of Investors Overseas Services (IOS) and its creator, Bernie Cornfeld, was the success story of international finance in the sixties, the proof that the benefits of capitalism, American style, could be extended to the world at large — the crash of its fortunes in spring 1970 shook many of the most august financial institutions of the western world as well as smashing the hopes of thousands upon thousands of investors great and small, from Berlin to Brazil.”

Size: 8¾" x 5¾". Brown boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. 464 pages.

This one has already found a new owner.