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Elgin Time: A History of the Elgin National Watch Company 1864-1968 by E.C.Alft & William H. Briska - Hardcover - 2003 - from ThatBookGuy and Biblio.com

Elgin Time: A History of the Elgin National Watch Company 1864-1968

by E.C.Alft & William H. Briska

Condition: Fine/No Jacket


Elgin Historical Society, 2003. Book. Fine. Hardcover. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. Near-new condition over-sized hardback - no jacket. Appears unread. No remainder marks or clippings. Dark-green boards with gilt lettering and decoration. Boards are clean and bright. No remainder marks or clippings. Nicely illustrated throughout. No writing or tears inside book. Tight spine, clean pages. .
  • Bookseller: ThatBookGuy US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 069869
  • Title: Elgin Time: A History of the Elgin National Watch Company 1864-1968
  • Author: E.C.Alft & William H. Briska
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Fine
  • Jacket condition: No Jacket
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • ISBN 10: 094396394X
  • ISBN 13: 9780943963945
  • Publisher: Elgin Historical Society
  • Place: Elgin
  • Date published: 2003
  • Keywords: BUSINESS HISTORY ELGIN ILLINOIS TIME WATCHES NATIONAL COMPANY 1864 1968 EC ALFT WULLIAM H BRISKA
  • Bookseller catalogs: Business;
  • Subjects: BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / General; HISTORY / United States / General;
  • Size: 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall


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