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Birth of a Salesman: the transformation of selling in America
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Birth of a Salesman: the transformation of selling in America

By Walter A. Friedman

Boston, Massachusetts: Harvard University Press, 2004. First edition. Hardcover. Very good/very good. Octavo, 8 1/2" tall, 356 pages, black and gray boards. A very good, generally clean, neat hard cover with light shelf wear but color fading to the cover margins, likely from sunlight and one corner bumped; hinges and binding tight, paper cream white. In a very good, lightly worn and slightly sopiled dust jacket with the original price present.

$8.50

American Icon: Alan Mulally and the Fight to Save Ford Motor Company
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American Icon: Alan Mulally and the Fight to Save Ford Motor Company

By Bryce G. Hoffman

New York, New York: Crown Publishers Business, 2012. First edition. Hardcover. Fine/near fine. Octavo, 9 1/2" tall, x + 422 pages, black boards. A fine, clean, neat hardcover first edition with light shelf wear, binding tight, paper cream white. In a near fine, lightly worn dust jacjet with the original price present.

$45.00

Montgomery Ward & Co. ; Ward's Double Saving Sale [original 1930 mail-order sales catalog - catalogue]

By Montgomery Ward

Albany, New York: Montgomery Ward, 1930. First edition thus. Original Wraps. Very Good. Original mail-order catalog. Quarto, 9 1/2 " tall, 150 pages, illustrated throughout with partial color, stiff color illustrated wraps. A very good, clean, neat large formate soct cover edition withmoderate shelf wear and light exterior soiling; binding solid, paper light to moderately yellowed. With ordering slip and envelope laid in.

$45.00

Ladies' cyclopedia of Health and Beauty ; Gustav C. Nelson ; Nadico [cosmetic sales catalog - catalogue]

By Gustav C. Nelson

Brooklyn, N.Y.: Gustav C. Nelson, circa 1910. First edition. Wire saddle stitch. Good. This is a sales pamphlet for Nadico health and beauty products--including creams, powders, devices, braces, rubber bottles, books and instruction, etc, available from the Gustave C Nelson company of Brooklyn. Octavo, 9" tall, wire saddle stitch, 32 pages printed black and white with intertextual illustration, wire saddle stitch, self wraps. A good copy over all with moderate shelf wear and some exterior soiling and discoloration, cover edge chipped interior clean, paper moderately yellowed.

$35.00

Westvaco Inspirations for Printers 86: Reflections

By Westvaco -West Virginia Pulp and Paper Company

New York, New York: Westvaco -West Virginia Pulp and Paper Company, c. 1934. First edition. Original Wraps. Very good. Westvaco produced a brochure several times a year to display their paper using the advertisements of their clients.--and is thus a wonder period piece. The date is approximate, based on the ads, because none is listed. Quarto, 12" tall, 32 pages, color illustration throughout. A very good cleancopy over all with minor shelf wear and rubbing to the spine, paper just slightly yellowed.

$9.50

The WORLD'S WORK: Volume XXIII (23); Number 5; March, 1912; Misfit Child (Flexner); Cleaning up Louisiana, (Oyen); Woodrow Wilson (Hale); Oscar W. Underwood (Abbott/Logan); Nikola Tesla Turbine (Stockbridge); Soul of a Corporation--Manhattan Railroad Company (McAdoo); Unshackling the Army (Wilson); Inside a Business Man (Fels); etc.

By Walter H. Page, editor; Mary Flexner, Henry Oyen, William Bayard Hale, Willis J. Abbott, Thomas F. Logan, Frank Parker Stockbridge, Arthur W. Page, Arthur H. Gleason, Joseph Fels, James B. Webster, John Franklin Fort, Owen Wilson, William G. McAdoo, Frank

New York, New York: Doubleday, Page & Company, 1912. First edition thus. Original Wraps. Good. A single original issue with covers and advertisements. Small 4to, 10 1/4" tall, pages 481 to 598 + approx 80 ad pages, stiff wraps. A good copy over all, interior very good, mostly clean, paper moderately yellowed, internal binding solid; exterior worn, lightly soiled, back cover missing, edge worn, spine chipped. This was the Doubleday, Page company non-fiction magazine which stressed article on travel industry and business and set in direct competition to McClure's. Loaded with terrific black and white and color ads of the period from automobiles to shaving cream .

$16.50

A Summer Paradise : an illustrated, descriptive guide to the Delightful and Healthful Resorts [ covering Lake George, Lake Champlain, the Adirondack Mountains ] reached by [ Rail and Steamer Lines of ] the Delaware and Hudson Company

By The Delaware and Hudson Company

Albany, New York: Delaware and Hudson Company, 1916. Early Printing. Hardcover. Good. 12mo, 7 1/4" tall, 359 pages, including advertisements; black and white intertextual photo and maps; lacking covers. A good disbound copy overall with moderate shelf wear and soiling to cover pages; internal binding solid, paper relatively clean, fore-edge foxed. Lacking covers and flyleaves. Sold as is

$16.50

The World of Today: Volume IX (9); Number 2; August, 1905; Norway's Past and Future; Some Aspects of Southern Education; A Great Museum in the Making (Boston Fine Arts); Pictorial Journalism, Russia and Finnish Education; etc.

By Shailer Mathews, editor; I.K. Boyesen, L.H. Hammond, Frederick W. Coburn, George D. Richards, Paul S. Reinsch, W.S. Harwood, Eugene Parsons et al.

Chicago, Illinois: The World of Today, 1905. First edition thus. Original Wraps. Very Good -. A single original issue with covers and advertisements present. Small 4to, 9 3/4" tall, pages 799 to 910 + approx 30 ad pages, stiff wraps. A very good minus copy over all, exterior moderately worn, spine chipped, cover lightly soiled, with chipping at the fore-edge; interior mostly clean, paper lightly yellowed, but there is a stain to the fore-edge margin (margin only).

$16.50

The Old Reliable: An Account of the first One Hundred Years of The Manhattan Life Insurance Company

By Wendell Buck

New York, New York: The Manhattan Life Insurance Company, 1950. First edition. Decorative Boards. Very good/good. Signed by the author "Wendell" and inscribed to a previous owner. Octavo, 9 1/2" tall, 92 pages, gray quarter-cloth. A very good, clean, neat, hard cover over all with minor shelf wear, the bottom corner bumped, but light foxing to the endpapers and covers and a slight musty smell from basement storeage; hinges and binding solid, paper cream white, with a previous owner's name stamp on the front endpaper. In a good, edge worn and stained slip case.

$19.00

Success and Happiness

By Herbert N. [Newton] Casson

New York, New York: B.C. Forbes - University Press, 1925. Second edition. Chapbook-Saddle stitch. Very Good. 32mo, 5" tall, viii + 16 pages, wire saddle stitch, stiff wraps. A very good, clean, neat sofyt cover with minor tomoderate shelf wear and rubbing, binding solid, paper lightly yellowed.

$7.50

More Profits from Merchandising: The Model Stock Plan, for distributors, producers, and buyers

By Edward A. Filene

Chicago, Illinois: A. W. Shaw Company, 1927. Fourth printing. Hardcover--cloth. Good +/Without dust jacket. Octavo, 8 1/2" tall, x + 159 pages + several b&w plates, gilt titles and blue cloth. A good plus original copy overall, interior clean, but cover moderately worn and lightly soiled, rubbing to corners, light fraying to the spine cloth; rear hinge cracked but secure; front endpaper used for a penned calculation of Filene's discounting practice; internal binding solid, paper clean and lightly yellowed. Without dust jacket.

$45.00

Citibank; Ralph Nader's Study Group Report on First National City Bank Report
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Citibank; Ralph Nader's Study Group Report on First National City Bank Report

By David Leinsdorf and Donald Etra; Ralph Nader (forward)

New York, New York: Grossman, 1973. First Edition Trade. Hardcover--cloth. Near fine/very good. Octavo, 8 1/2" tall, 406 pages, black cloth. A near fine, clean, neat hard cover copy with little shelf wear or soiling; hinges and binding tight, paper cream white. In very good, lightly worn dust jacket with the original price present

$12.50

The Extrordinary Leader: turning good managers into great leaders
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The Extrordinary Leader: turning good managers into great leaders

By John H. Zenger & Joseph R. Folkman

New York, New York: McGraw-Hill, 2009. Revised Edition. Hardcover. Near fine/near fine. Octavo, 9 1/4" tall, 298 pages, gray boards. A near fine, clean, sturdy hardcover edition with light shelf wear, one corner bumped; hinges and binding solid, paper white, with very slight soiling to the fore-edge. In a near fine, lightly worn dust jacket with thge original price present.

$9.50

Sixty Miles from Contentment: Traveling the Nineteenth-Century American Interior

By M. H. Dunlop

New York, New York: Basic/Harper Collins (Harpercollins), 1995. First edition, first printing. Hardcover--quarter cloth. Near Fine/Near Fine. Octavo, 9 1/2" tall, black quarter cloth, ix + 277 pages, black quarter-cloth. A near fine, clean, neat hard cover with light shelf wear, BUT foxing to the top fore-edge and a remainder mark on the bottom fore-edge, hinges and binding tight, paper white. In a near fine, clean dust jacket with light edge wear and original price.

$9.50

The Social Law of Labor

By William B. Weeden

Boston, Massachusetts: Roberts Brothers, 1882. Second edition. Hardcover--cloth. Good. An ex- library volume with markings to the spine and endpapers. Duodecimo, 7 3/4 " tall, decorative cloth, 315 pages. A good, clean, neat hardcover with moderate shelf wear over all bur foxing to the exterior cloth which has mottle the maroon cloth; hinges and internal binding solid, paper clean, lightly yellowed with foxing to the fore-edges.

$9.50

A Blueprint for Corporate Governance: strategy, accountability, and the preservation of shareholder value
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A Blueprint for Corporate Governance: strategy, accountability, and the preservation of shareholder value

By Fred R. Kaen

New York, New York: Amacom - American Management Association, 2003. First printing. Hard Cover. Fine / Near Fine. Octavo, 9 1/4" tall, 244 pages, black and blue boards. A fine, clean, neat hard cover first edition; binding tight, paper white. In anear fine, lightly worn dust jacket.

$9.50

Post's Pulp & Paper Directory 1965 (Mills)

By Miller Freeman Publications

San Francisco, California: Miller Freeman Publications, 1965. First edition thus. Decorative Cloth. Very Good. Octavo 7 3/4" tall, 589 pages, indexed, red cloth. A very good, clean, neat original hard cover of the primary directory, published annually since 1884, with Paper Mill listings and officials, maps showing locations, and buyer's guide. A nice historical business reference.

$65.00

Farming: An Illustrated Home Magazine of the Living and Growing Things on the Farm; Volume III (3); Number 3; April 1907; Planting the small grains; Reclaiming an unprofitable orchard; the great value of Japan clover; Sweet Potatoes in Western Kansas; Big Raspberries and Blackberries; Making a Cranberry Bog; etc.

By J.I. Schulte, C.G. Woodbury, C.B. Smith, Viola McColm, W.H. Jenkins, A.S. Atkinson, et al.

New York, New York: Doubleday, Page & Company, 1907. First edition thus. Original Wraps. Good +. A single original issue with covers and advertisements. Quarto, 12 1/4" tall, pages 83 to 118 with ads, + black and white pictorial wraps. A good copy only over all, paper lightly yellowed, BUT exterior worn, covers loose, slightly soiled, spine and bottom margin edge slightly chipped away due to moisture damage. With some mildew smell. Still a useful reading copy. This was one of severalDoubleday, Page company non-fiction magazine Loaded with terrific black and white ads of the period from automobiles to shaving cream.

$12.50

Farming: An Illustrated Home Magazine of the Living and Growing Things on the Farm; Volume III (3); Number 2; March 1907; The Price of Success in Western Canada; Hatching the Spring Chickens; The War on Insects; the Testing of Corn for Seed; Economic Plowing; etc.

By Agnes C. Laut, F.H. Valentine, E. Dwight Sanderson, A.N. Hume, Frederick Bonsteel, et al.

New York, New York: Doubleday, Page & Company, 1907. First edition thus. Original Wraps. Good. A single original issue with covers and advertisements. Quarto, 12 1/4" tall, pages 43 to 78 with ads, + black and white pictorial wraps. A good copy only over all, paper lightly yellowed, BUT exterior worn, covers loose, soiled, spine and bottom margin edge badly chipped away due to moisture damage. With some mildew smell. Still a useful reading copy. This was one of severalDoubleday, Page company non-fiction magazine Loaded with terrific black and white ads of the period from automobiles to shaving cream.

$9.50

WORLD EVENTS 1866-1966: The First Hundred Years of Nestle [Reflets Du Monde, 1866 - 1966, Presence de Nestle]

By Jean Heer

Rivaz, Switzerland: Chateau de Glerolles, 1966. First edition thus. Decorative Boards. Very Good. Quarto, 10 1/4, 227 pages. + plates, decorative boards. A very good, clean, sturdy hardcover over all with moderate shelfwear and rubbing at the corners, some scuffing to the back cover; hinges and binding solid, paper just slightly yellowed with minor soiling to the fore-edges. Because of additional weight and size, regular price includes cost of book-rate shipping in the U.S. only.

$12.50

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