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An Audit of America
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An Audit of America

By Hunt, Edward Eyre

New York: McGraw-Hill Book Company, Inc., 1930. First edition, as stated. Hardcover. Fair/No jacket. 203 pages with index. The text is a summary of "Recent Economic Changes in the United States, The Report of the Committee on Recent Economic Changes of the President's Conference on Unemployment, Herbert Hoover, Chairman; including the reports of a special staff of The National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc., published May, 1939." Black cloth binding with red title block on front cover and red titles on spine, red top edge. Cover spotted and a bit scrubbed, some edge wear, top edge faded, former owner's name "D. R. French" on front free end paper, a little spotting and tanning of interior pages, binding stressed a little between pages 148 and 149, all pages attached.

$100.00

History of the Studebaker Corporation
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History of the Studebaker Corporation

By Erksine, Albert Russel

South Bend, Indiana, 1918. First edition. Hardcover. Good/No jacket. 97 pages, illustrated with black and white drawings and photographs. Described as an edition written for the 3,000 stockholders, 12,000 dealers and 15,000 employees and friends. Text is printed in a yellow block on each page. White quarter cloth over brown boards, photo pastedown on front cover framed in gilt borders, gilt titles on front cover and black titles on spine, brown end papers. Cover edge wron with stratches and stains, edges of pastedown a bit damaged with one corner loose and creased, corners and spine ends bumped, spine darkened,a little staining of page edges, short tear in leading edge of one page, binding tight.

$50.00

Memos to the President
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Memos to the President

By Schultze, Charles L.

Washington DC: The Brookings Institution, 1992. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good/very good. 334 pages with index; each page bordered with single line, illustrated with charts. Written as a series of memos to an imaginary president of the principles and policy issues that should be understood before macroeconomic policy judgments are made. Black cloth binding with silver titles on spine. Minor shelf wear and a little bumping of corners, former owner's bookplate "Billie Dennis Hill" on front free end paper, interior pages bright and clean, binding tight. Black dust jacket with red, white and blue titles shows minor shelf wear, a little scuffing.

$15.00

1968 Park East Bluebook
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1968 Park East Bluebook

By Anonymous

New York: Merchad Directories, Inc., 1967. Second Annual Edition. Vintage paperback. Good +/No jacket. 237 pages, illustrated with numerous advertisements and map of area covered by the directory. A phone book of businesses in the Park East section of Manhattan. Restaurants, travel, resorts, schools, shops and services. White and blue wraps with blue and white titles on front cover and spine, Kinney rent a car advertisement on back cover. A little wear to cover with spotting and scuffs, minor creases, reading crease in spine, interior pages bright and clean with no obvious markings.

$15.00

New York and the Future
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New York and the Future

By Marsh, William Barton

New York: Banker's Trust Company, 1946. First edition. Hardcover. Good/No jacket. Ferris, Hugh. 52 pages, illustrated with black and white drawings and photographs. Red section titles. A look at New York from a financial and business perspective. Illustrated boards with gilt titles on front cover and spine, illustrated end papers. Staining and tanning of cover, paper cracked along spine edges, edge wear, corners and spine ends bumped and chipped, spine darkened, gilt on front cover bright, a little tanning of interior pages, binding tight.

$18.00

Business Barometers Used in the Accumulation of Money
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Business Barometers Used in the Accumulation of Money

By Babson, Roger W.

Wellesley Hills, Massachusetts: Babson Institute, Inc., 1921. Fifteenth Edition. Hardcover. Poor/No jacket. 436 pages, plus Appendix and Addenda, fold out charts present and appear to be in good condition. A guide to reading economic conditions for long term investments. Flexible red leatherette cover with gilt titles on front cover and spine. Cover in poor condition with large chips in top of spine, edge wear, cracks along edges of spine, back cover detached, scrubbing, small hole in front cover, corners and spine ends bumped and chipped, front hinge weak and showing webbing, end papers stained, interior pages clean and lightly tanned, binding otherwise tight.

$50.00

The Persuasive Manager
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The Persuasive Manager

By Quick, Thomas L.

Radnor, Pennsylvania: Chilton Book Company, 1982. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good/very good. 194 pages with index. A guide for anyone who wants to be more influential in a business setting. Red boards with gilt titles on spine. Gilt very bright, minimal wear to cover with a little spotting, corners and spine ends bumped a little, interior pages bright and clean, binding tight. Gray dust jacket with white titles on front cover and spine shows a little edge wear, tiny tear in bottom of front dust jacket, a little tanning, $12.95 price not clipped.

$8.00

Understanding Economics (10 Booklet Set in Slip case)
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Understanding Economics (10 Booklet Set in Slip case)

By Madden, Carl H. (Director)

Washington DC: Chamber of Commerce of the United States, c. 1966. Not stated. Vintage paperback. Good +/No jacket. Ten paperback books in a hard cover case. Titles are 1. Why Economics? 2. Why Prices? 3. Productive Resources, 4. Money and Finance, 5. National Income, 6. Business Ups and Downs, 7. Government and the Economy, 8. International Economics, 9. Science, Technology and the Economy, 10. The Power of Choice. Multiple colored wraps with black and white titles on front cover, two staple binding. Some tanning at spines, very light edge wear, most pages bright, bindings tight. Original black slipcase shows some edge wear, ding in bottom edge, scratches, scuffs and a little spotting.

$18.00

The Reparation Plan
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The Reparation Plan

By Moulton, Harold G.

New York: McGraw-Hill Book Company, Inc., 1924. First edition, as stated. Hardcover. Good/No jacket. 325 pages with index. Post World War I analysis of the German economy and suggestions to stabilize the currency. Black cloth binding with gilt titles and bands on spine. Cover a bit scuffed and spotted, light edge wear, a little bumping of corners and spine ends, spotting of end papers, interior pages lightly tanned, binding tight.

$18.00

Everybody's Guide to the Law
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Everybody's Guide to the Law

By Belli, Melvin and Allen P. Wilkinson

New York: Gramercy Publishing Company, 1989. First edition thus. Hardcover. Good/No jacket. 649 pages with index. Covers legal circumstances for many life situations. Black leatherette binding with quarter maroon leatherette, marbled end papers, gilt page edges. Front cover is a little bowed with crease and marks down leading side, some edge wear and spotting, corners and spine ends a little bumped, interior pages a little tanned, binding tight.

$12.00

The American Agriculturist Law Book
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The American Agriculturist Law Book

By Corey, Henry B.

New York: American Agriculturist, 1886. Not stated. Hardcover. Good/No jacket. 404 pages, plus index. "Containing Plain, Practical Statements of the Laws relating to: Contracts, Debts, Personal Property, Partnerships, Agents, Common Carriers, Hired Help, Marriage, Parent and Child, Patents, Trade Marks, Insurance, Assignments, Shipping, Deeds, Wills, Mortgages, Leases, Landlord and Tenant, Executors, Administrators, Homesteads, Inheritance, with a Dictionary of Legal Terms, etc." Handsome terra cotta color cloth binding with black decorations on front cover and spine, gilt title block on spine, "Judd Company" imprinted on spine, decorative end papers. Spine cocked and faded, some edge wear with fraying at top and bottom of spine, corners and spine ends bumped, spotting of cover, crack in end papers at hinges showing webbing, some worming of pages, former owners name, "T. E. Towson, Purlington, Stafford Co., Va." on front fixed end paper, interior pages tanned, binding otherwise tight.

$18.00

Masonry and Concrete Construction
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Masonry and Concrete Construction

By Nolan, Ken

Carlsbad, California: Craftsman Book Company, 1982. Not stated. Paperback. Good/No jacket. 220 pages with index plus advertisments, illustrated with black and white photographs, drawings and diagrams. A comprehensive look at the art of building with masonry and concrete. Illustrated wraps with orange titles on front cover and spine. Reading crease in spine, some edge wear, light creases at corners, spine ends bumped, minor spotting, signature on title page, some pink highlighting in text, interior pages bright, binding tight. Trade paperback, measures 8 3/4 x 11 inches.

$8.00

Making the Grade
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Making the Grade

By Switzer, Maurice

New York: Kelly-Springfield Tire Company, 1922. Not stated. Hardcover. Fair/No jacket. 92 pages. Inspirational essays with quotes. Gray boards with a white paper label on front cover, brown titles. Cover is stained and a little warped, light edge wear, bumping of corners and spine ends, spotting, end papers foxed, interior pages clean and lightly tanned, binding tight. Average size, measures 5 1/4 x 7 3/4 inches.

$10.00

Cyclopedia of Commercial and Business Anecdotes; Volume 1
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Cyclopedia of Commercial and Business Anecdotes; Volume 1

By Kirkland, Frazar

New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1864. First edition. Hardcover. Good/No jacket. 387 pages, "embellished with portraits and illustrative cuts." Portraits are tissue protected. The subtitle pretty much says it all. Interesting to think that the concept of a business celebrity goes back so far. Pebbled rose binding with copper titles and decoration on front cover and spine. Some spotting of cover, especially along spine with two pinholes in cloth, stain along bottom edge of front cover, a little edge wear with minor fraying, corners and spine ends bumped, gilt faded on spine, interior pages a bit foxed in places and shadows from portraits affect a few pages, no writing or marking, binding tight. Oversized, measures 6 3/4 x 10 inches.

$45.00

Labor Czars
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Labor Czars

By Seidman, Harold

New York: Liveright Publishing Corporation, 1938. Not stated. Hardcover. Good/No jacket. 317 pages. A history of unions in America and the rise of dishonest union leaders. Green cloth binding with blindstamped border and blue title on front cover, blue titles and decorations on spine, blue top edge. Some staining and fading of cover, light edge wear, corners and spine ends bumped, dings in bottom edge of pages, light tanning of interior pages otherwise clean, binding tight. Average size, measures 5 3/4 x 9 inches.

$30.00

American Prosperity, Its Causes and Consequences
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American Prosperity, Its Causes and Consequences

By Mazur, Paul M.

New York: Viking Press, 1928. First edition. Original Cloth. Good +/No jacket . 268 pages. How business affect the economy of America. Black cloth binding with gilt lettering on front cover and spine. Spine and gilt very faded, light edge wear to cover, corners and spine ends a little bumped, cover a little scratched, interior pages lightly tanned and clean, former owner's book plate on front fixed end paper with slight staining affecting facing page.

$5.00

Business and Professional Speaking, Volume I, II, & III
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Business and Professional Speaking, Volume I, II, & III

By Sandford, William Phillips and Willard Hayes Yeager

Chicago: A W. Shaw, 1929. First edition. Original Cloth. Fair/No jacket . Three volume set on successful public speaking. Blue cloth binding with gilt lettering on spine. Covers are spotted and stained, light edge wear, gilt lettering faded, corners and spine ends bumped, interior pages tanned, former owner's address stamp on front free end papers.

$20.00

Casualty and Surety Coverages
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Casualty and Surety Coverages

By Bates, William H.

Indianapolis, Indiana: The Rough Notes Co., 1927. Original Cloth. Good/fair. 137 pages plus table of contents. A sales manual for insurance agents. Full Title: Casualty and Surety Coverages and How to Sell Them by William H. Bates, published by The Rough Notes Company, Insurance Publishers, Indianapolis, Indiana, copyright 1927. Navy blue original cloth binding with gilt lettering on front cover and spine. A little fading of gilt, light edge wear, corners and spine ends a little bumped, a few spots on cover, especially along back near spine, interior pages lightly tanned, former owner's name and date on front free end paper. Dust jacket in light blue with black lettering is torn in half at spine, part of jacket spine missing, small holes, fading and tanning, short and long tears in jacket with creases, one tear repaired inside jacket with tape. Small to average, measures 5 1/4 x 7 3/8 inches.

$8.00