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Confessions of an Advertising Man. by  David Ogilvy - Signed First Edition - 1963 - from Raptis Rare Books (SKU: 62092)

Confessions of an Advertising Man.

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Confessions of an Advertising Man.

by Ogilvy, David

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New York: Atheneum, 1963. First edition of this seminal work on advertising. Octavo, original cloth. Presentation copy, warmly inscribed by the author in the year of publication on the front free endpaper, "Willis Shank from David Ogilvy with gratitude and admiration November 1963." Fine in a near fine dust jacket with a touch of shelfwear. On the verso of the dust jacket there are "samples of David Ogilvy's wizardry," and it unfolds to reveal six advertisements he created. David Ogilvy was considered the "father of advertising" and a creative genius by many of the biggest global brands. First published in 1963, this seminal book revolutionized the world of advertising and became a bible for the 1960s ad generation. It also became an international bestseller, translated into 14 languages. Fizzing with Ogilvy's pioneering ideas and inspirational philosophy, it covers not only advertising, but also people management, corporate ethics, and office politics, and forms an essential blueprint for good practice in business.

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bookseller
Raptis Rare Books US (US)
Bookseller’s Inventory #
62092
Title
Confessions of an Advertising Man.
Author
Ogilvy, David
Book condition
Used
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Atheneum
Place of Publication
New York
Date Published
1963
Keywords
Confessions of An Advertising Man David Ogilvy, David Ogilvy First Edition, David Ogilvy Rare Book, David Ogilvy SIgned First Edition
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About Raptis Rare Books

Founded by Matthew and Adrienne Raptis, Raptis Rare Books is an antiquarian book firm that specializes in literature, children's books, economics, photo books, signed and inscribed books, and landmark books in all fields. Our business model is simple: we strive to handle books that are in exceptional condition and to provide exceptional customer service. We are proud members of the Antiquarian Booksellers Association of America (ABAA) and the International League of Antiquarian Booksellers (ILAB) and exhibit at major book fairs in New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco and Boston, as well as other regional fairs.

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verso
The page bound on the left side of a book, opposite to the recto page.
fine
A book in fine condition exhibits no flaws. A fine condition book closely approaches As New condition, but may lack the... [More]
shelfwear
Minor wear resulting from a book being place on, and taken from a bookshelf, especially along the bottom edge.
Cloth
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First Edition
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jacket
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octavo
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