b'20 G rey HouseP ublishing The Value of a DollarThe Value of a Dollar,BEST SELLER! BEST SELLER! EDITIONWar, 1600-1865 The Value of a Dollar: Colonial Era to the Civil 1860-2024 SEVENTH EDITIONtheAn excellent resource for anyone interested in the history of the prices Valueof common consumer goods. Recommended. All readers.-CHOICEHISTORYofThe Value of a Dollar will interest students of social history, fiction writers aDollarneeding easy access to precise historical detail, business historians, and older folks nostalgic for those days gone by when you could buy your smokes for a penny a piece. Recommended. BooklistThe Value of a Dollar records the actual prices of thousands of items that consumers purchased, from the Civil War to the present. Using this data, readers will get a broader understanding of life in America, through the wallets of real Americans. This edition adds a new chapter with data from 2020-2024, more illustrations and more interesting pricing information than ever before. Arranged into easy-to-read, 5-year chapters, each provides detail on: Historical Snapshots, Consumer Expenditures & Investments1860-2024 Wages, Standard Prices & Grocery Prices Selected Pricespulled from advertisements of the time, this section lists prices of hundredsSEVENTH EDITIONof everyday items, from apparel to furniture, sporting goods to real estateGREY HOUSE PUBLISHING Hundreds of illustrations, advertisements and photos Expanded section on Trends shows how pricing changed over time Conversion Charts compare the dollar of the time to todays dollarThe Value of a Dollar is a must for a wide range of curriculums, a useful reference for news feature writers and an important educational reference that will be referred to time and time again.This interesting and useful publication will be widely used in any reference collection.COMING SOON!Seventh Edition|October 2024|950 pages|Hardcover|ISBN 978-1-63700-857-7|$155 Includes Free Online Access on the Salem Press/Grey House PlatformBuy Both Volumes & Save! [Value of a Dollar 1860-2024 and Value of a Dollar Colonial Era to the Civil War] 2Volume Bundle|ISBN 978-1-63700-859-1|$265The Value of a Dollar FIRST EDITIONColonial Era to the Civil War, 1600-1865 An engaging statistical summary. will find a happy audience among students, researchers, and general browsers. It offers a fascinating and detailed look at early American history from the viewpoint of everyday people trying to make ends meet. BooklistThe Value of a Dollar 1600-1865 records the actual prices of thousands of items that consumers purchased, from the Colonial Era to the Civil War. Divided into six chapters, each fact-filled chapter includes: Chapter IntroductionsHistorical Snapshots Income & WagesServices & Fees Financial Rates & ExchangesSlave Trade CommoditiesPrices for a wide variety of items Handy Currency Conversion ChartsThe Value of a Dollar 1600-1865 is for both the user who simply wants to know what life was like for early Americans, to the serious historical researcher. This fascinating survey will serve a wide range of research needs and will be useful in all high school, public, and academic library reference collections.First Edition|October 2005|534 pages|Hardcover|ISBN 978-1-59237-094-8|$155 Includes Free Online Access on the Salem Press/Grey House Platform(800) 562-2139 GET ONLINE ACCESS WITH YOUR PRINT BUY! www.greyhouse.com2023-304 Grey House Fall 2023 Catalog-FINAL.indd 20 2023-08-25 2:50 PM'