Cincinnati: The Robert Clarke Company, 1897. 224 pages. 6 x 4 1/2 inches. Brown publisher's cloth with gilt-pictorial cover; light wear to spine. Item #3217
Eleventh edition, originally published in 1876. The author examines pig-iron, hog, corn and cotton price cycles. "Benner's was probably the earliest significant effort at business forecasting in the United States which was based on the examination of specific factors over a period of time in the past... This early, crude attempt at forecasting attracted much attention and circulated widely among business men. The author was an Ohio farmer." - Larson. GUIDE TO BUSINESS HISTORY.