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The Wealthy 100: from Benjamin Franklin to Bill Gates--a ranking of the richest Americans, past and present
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The Wealthy 100: from Benjamin Franklin to Bill Gates--a ranking of the richest Americans, past and present

By Michael Klepper and Robert Gunther

New York, New York: Citadel Press, 1990. First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Near fine/near fine. Octavo, 9 1/4" tall, xxii + 362 pages, boards. A near fine, clean, neat hard cover first edition with little shelf wear, hinges and binding tight, paper white, with slight soiling to the fore-edges. In a near fine,lightly worn dust jacket with the original price.

$25.00

Giant of the Yards (Gustavus Franklin Swift) [signed by author]

By Louise A. Neyhart; illustrated by Frederick T. Chapman

Boston, Massachusetts: Houghton Mifflin, 1952. First printing. Hardcover--cloth. Very Good / Very Good. Signed by the author on the dedication page and with brief inscription. Octavo, 9 1/4" tall, 218 pages, red cloth with gilt title and decoration; b&w drawings by Chapman. A very good+, clean hardcover first edition with little shelf wear; hinges and binding tight, paper just slightly yellowed, with light foxing to the fore-edges. In a very good, price-clipped, lightly edge worn dust jacket with several short edge tears.

$16.50

From the Captain to the Colonel: An Informal History of Eastern Airlines [signed]

By Robert J. Serling

New York, New York: Dial Press, 1980. First edition. Hardcover--quarter cloth. Near Fine / Very Good. Signed by the author on a bookplate affixed to the half title page. Octavo, 9 1/4" tall, 527 pages, b&w photographs. A near fine, clean hardcover first edition with slight soiling to front cover; hinges and binding solid, paper cream white. In a very good dust jacket with some fading along the backstrip (sunning), with original price.

$9.50

The Background and Economics of American Papermaking

By Louis Tillotson Stevenson

New York, New York: Harper & Brothers, 1940. First edition. Hardcover--cloth. Very Good -. Octavo, 8 2/3" tall, 249 pages, gilt titles on green cloth; b&w frontispiece, graphs, charts. A very good minus, clean, neat hardcover with moderate shelf wear, rubbing at the corners, light exterior foxing; hinges and binding solid, paper lightly yellowed with foxing to the fore-edges. Without dust jacket.

$16.50

The History of Lloyd's and of Marine Insurance in Great Britain. With an appendix containing relating to marine insurance

By Frederick Martin

London, England: Macmillan Company, 1876. First edition. Decorative Cloth. Good +. Octavo, 8 3/4" tall, xx + 416 pages, gilt titles on blue cloth. A good plus, hard cover, first edition with general shelf wear overall, fraying and chipping to the cloth at the top and bottom of the back strip and fore-corner tips through to boards; spine slightly canted, cover cloth lightly soiled, spine cloth darkened; hinges and binding solid, paper moderately yellowed.

$65.00

The Story of Alex. Brown & Sons 1800 - 1975

By Frank R. Kent; with new chapter by Louis Azrael

Baltimore, Maryland: Barton Gillet Co., 1975. New edition. Original Wraps. Good+. "Issued to celebrate the 175th Anniversary of the Founding of the House in 1800." Quarto, 10" tall, 259 pages, pictorial wraps; b&w and color illustrations throughout. A good+, clean softcover edition with rubbing to the covers and soiling to the fore-edges; internal condition is very good with solid binding and paper clean.

$8.50

Frontiers of the Fur Trade

By Sydney Greenbie

New York, New York: John Day, 1929. First printing. Hardcover--cloth. Good. Ex-library with marking to the spine, endpapers and title page. Sold as a nice reading copy only. Octavo, 9 1/2" tall, xiii + 235 pages, gilt titles on maroon cloth. A good, clean, hard cover overall, back strip cloth rubbed, spine slight canted, fore-corner tips just through to boards; hinges and binding solid, paper lightly yellowed. Portions of the original dust jacked tipped neatly onto the endpapers.

$25.00

Cartwheels

By Roger Burlingame

Garden City, New York: Doubleday, Doran & Co., 1935. First printing. Hardcover. Good. Offered as a nice reading ciopy only. Octavo, 7 3/4" tall, 361 pages, tan cloth. A good, sturdy hard cover first edition over all but with general shelf wear and rubbing at the corners, back strip cloth frayed at top and bottom edges; interior very good, hinges and binding tight, paper lightly yellowed with light foxing primarily to the endpapers and fore-edges. Without dust jacket.

$7.50

March of the Iron Men

By Roger Burlingame

New York, New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1942. Early Printing. Hardcover. Very Good / Good. Octavo, 9 1/2" tall, 500 pages, silver titles, blue cloth. A very good, clean, neat hard cover edition over all with minor shelf wear and rubbing at the corners; hinges and binding tight, paper lightly yellowed with the previous owner's name on the front endpaper and foxing primarily to the endpapers and fore-edges. In a good, edge worn dust jacket with edge chips at the folds and back strip.

$9.50

Biography of a Bank : the story of Bank of America nt&sa

By Marquis James and Bessie Rowland James

New York, New York: Harper & Brothers, 1954. First printing. Hardcover--cloth. Very Good / Very Good. Octavo, 9 1/2" tall, vii + 566 pages + black and white photo plates, map endpapers, decorative blue cloth. A very good, clean, neat hard cover with light shelf wear; hinges and binding tight, paper cream white to just slightly yellowed. In a very good dust jacket with minor edge wear several edge tears, with the original price clipped.

$9.50

An American Woman and Her Bank

By Bessie Q. Mott ; introduction by G. Prather Knapp

Garden City, New York: Doubleday, Doran & Co., 1929. First printing. Hardcover--cloth. Good. Octavo, 7 3/4" tall, xvi + 252 pages, blue cloth. A good, clean sturdy hard cover with moderate exterior shelf wear and light soiling and one short edge tear to the cloth at the hinge, hinges and binding solid, paper lightly yellowed. Without dust jacket. instructions for women on how to use a bank by "Chairman of the advisory committee for the education of woman in financial matters and the protection of her money" [sic]

$12.50

Amber to Amperes: the story of electricity.

By Ernest Greenwood

New York, New York: Harper & Brothers, 1931. First printing. Hardcover--cloth. Very Good/Good. Octavo, 9 1/2" tall, xi + 332 pages, maroon cloth. A very good, clean, neat hard cover edition with moderate shelf wear and rubbing at the corners; hinges and binding tight, paper lightly yellowed. In a good, edge worn dust jacket, stained and yellowed, with chipping at the folds, and with the original price..

$16.50

Principles of Economics [two volumes--complete]

By F. W. Taussig

New York, New York: Macmillan Company, 1912. Third printing. Hardcover--cloth. Very Good. 2 individual vols. Octavo, 8 3/4" tall, vol. 1: xxxv + 547 pages + 6 ads; vol. 2: xviii + 573 pages + 6 ads; gilt spine titles on blue cloth. A very good, clean, neat, hard cover set; with minor shelf wear and light exterior soiling, darkening to the spines and top fore-edges, hinges and bindings tight, paper lightly yellowed.

$25.00

The Sinews of American Commerce [Dun & Bradstreet, Inc.]

By Roy A. Foulke

New York, New York: Dun & Bradstreet, 1941. First edition thus. Hardcover--cloth. Near Fine/Good. Quarto, 10 1/4" tall, xiv + 418 pages, blue cloth with gilt title on spine and embossed medallion on front panel. With slipcase. A near fine, cleanhard cover with light shelf wear; hinges and binding tight, paper cream white. In a good only, edgeworn slipcase, with some chipping at the corners.

$17.50

Bound Together : How Traders, Preachers, Adventurers, and Warriors Shaped Globalization.
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Bound Together : How Traders, Preachers, Adventurers, and Warriors Shaped Globalization.

By Nayan Chanda

New Haven, Connecticut: Yale University Press, 2007. First printing. Hardcover--cloth. Fine/Fine. Probable signature from author on the front endpaper. Octavo, 9 1/2" tall, 391 pages, blue boards. A fine, clean, neat hard cover first edition with light shelf wear ; hinges and binding tight, paper white. In a fine dust jacket with light wear.

$16.50

The Trust; The Private and Powerful Family Behind The New York Times
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The Trust; The Private and Powerful Family Behind The New York Times

By Susan E. Tifft and Alex S. Jones

New York, New York: Little, Brown & Co., 1999. First printing. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Octavo, 9 1/2" tall, 870 pages, black boards; b&w photographs. A fine, clean, hardcover first edition with minimal shelf wear; hinges and binding tight, paper white. In a fine dust jacket with light soiling to rear panel, with original price.

$8.50

Dartford Paper Mills; The Wiggins Teape Group

By DARTFORD PAPER MILLS et al

London, England: Gateway House / William Sessions, n.d.. First edition. Hardcover--cloth. Near Fine. Small quarto, 40 pages, cloth. A near fine, clean, hardcover with light shelf wear, hinges and binding tight, paper white. A little writing on front pastedown. Illustrated in color and b&w. Includes 5 b&w photos (8 1/2" x 6 1/2") of the plant and Dartford Number 6 machine laid in.

$14.50

Ashes to Ashes: America's Hundred-Year Cigarette War, the Public Health, and Unabashed Triumph of Philip Morris.
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Ashes to Ashes: America's Hundred-Year Cigarette War, the Public Health, and Unabashed Triumph of Philip Morris.

By Richard Kluger

New York, New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1996. First printing. Hardcover--quarter cloth, paper over boards. Very Good+/Near Fine. Octavo, 9 1/2" tall, xix + 807 pages, black quarter-cloth. A very good +, clean, hardcover first edition with light shelf wear; hinges and binding tight, paper white with a small remainder mark at the top fore-edge. In a near fine, clean dust jacket ,with original price.

$7.50

Proctor: the Story of a Marble Town {Vermont}

By David C. Gale

Brattleboro, Vermont: Vermont Printing Company, 1922. First edition thus. Decorative Cloth. Good. Octavo, 9 1/4" tall, 200 pages, gilt tiles, blue cloth; b&w photographs, map: Roll of Honor. A good, clean hardcover overall, with bottom fore-corner tips worn to boards, cloth fraying at the top and bottom edges of back strip, minor exterior soiling; back hinge cracked but secure, binding solid, paper clean and lightly yellowed, back endpaper partially torn away (no loss to text).

$14.50

1906 Report: New Business Methods; Ohio Gas Light Association

By George Williams, et al; Ohio Gas Light Association

Madison, Wisconsin: Ohio Gas Light Association, 1906. First edition thus. Original Wraps. Good. Quarto, 10" tall, 204 pages + 36 b&w ads (actually many more ads intertextual), sewn binding, stiff dark gray wraps. A fabulous portrait of an industry come and gone, from a moment of its apex, with accounts of various businesses from around the country--Montana to Florida, California to Maine, state by state. From the Birmingham Railway, Light and Power Company of Alabama to Ripon Light and Water Company of Wisconsin. Includes pages on Canadian companies like the Barrie Gas Company of Ontario and St. John's Gas Light Company of Newfoundland. Truely unique. In good condition only overall, much of the interior in very good condition, but the cover is edge worn and lightly soiled, back strip badly chipped and cover loose; interior binding is secure, though canted, with paper lightly yellowed and mostly clean, but there is dampstaining visible to the first and last pages, only marginal at the rear and not damaging to text or ads.

$19.00

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