Business & Economics from Classic Books and Ephemera

New Arrivals

image of Working Women of Collar City: Gender, Class, and Community in Troy, New York, 1864-86

Working Women of Collar City: Gender, Class, and Community in Troy, New York, 1864-86

by Turbin, Carole

Seller
Classic Books and Ephemera
Published
1992
Condition
Near Fine
ISBN
9780252018367
Item Price
$14.00

Show Details

Description:
Urbana and Chicago: University of Illinois Press, 1992. Paperback. Near Fine. xi, [1], 231, [7] p.: illustrations, tables; 23 cm. Paperback. Part of the series The Working Class in American History, and the series Women in American History. The author examines labor organizing activities of the collar laundresses in Troy, N.Y., from 1864 to 1886.… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$14.00
image of Understanding the Gender Gap: An Economic History of American Women

Understanding the Gender Gap: An Economic History of American Women

by Goldin, Claudia

Seller
Classic Books and Ephemera
Published
1992
Condition
Good
ISBN
9780195072709
Item Price
$26.00

Show Details

Description:
New York; Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1992. Paperback. Good. xv, [3], 287 p.: illustrations, charts, tables; 23 cm. Paperback. Part of the National Bureau of Economic Research Series on Long-Term Factors in Economic Development. A detailed examination of women's participation in the American economy. In Good Condition: minor damage to tail of spine and lower corners;… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$26.00
image of Selling Culture: Magazines, Markets, and Class at the Turn of the Century

Selling Culture: Magazines, Markets, and Class at the Turn of the Century

by Ohmann, Richard

Seller
Classic Books and Ephemera
Published
1996
Condition
Fine
ISBN
9781859849743
Item Price
$21.00

Show Details

Description:
London: Verso, 1996. Hardcover. Fine/very good +. viii, 411, [5] p.: illustrations; 24 cm. White cover with black spine title. Illustrated dust jacket. The author "surveys the new practices of advertising, mass distribution of goods, and, most important, the birth of the inexpensive mass-audience magazine to analyse the creation of the American professional-managerial class." --… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$21.00
image of By-Laws of the Philadelphia Bourse

By-Laws of the Philadelphia Bourse

by Philadelphia Bourse

Seller
Classic Books and Ephemera
Published
1891
Condition
Very Good
Item Price
$46.00

Show Details

Description:
Philadelphia: Philadelphia Bourse, 1891. Paperback. Very Good. Printed by Allen, Lane & Scott, Philadelphia. [2], 10 p. and [4] p. tipped in before p. 9 (1 folded); 15 cm. Light green wrapper printed in black. Written at head of front wrapper: "Amended." One leaf bearing an amended Article VIII {Stock and Stockholders} precedes the… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$46.00
image of Model Changes -- War Style; Based on informal talk by O. E. Hunt, Engineer, General Motors Corporation, at meeting of Automotive Council for War Production, Detroit, Michigan January 24, 1942

Show Details

Description:
Detroit: General Motors, 1942. Paperback. Good. "Revised and condensed." [2], 23, [3] p.: illustrations; 15 cm. Dark blue wrapper printed in white; stapled. "Blueprint for Victory" -- on front wrapper. After the atttack at Pearl Harbor, General Motors and other American car manufacturers formed the Automotive Council for War Production in order to coordinate defense… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$25.00
image of The Economics of Industry

The Economics of Industry

by Marshall, Alfred; Marshall, Mary Paley

Seller
Classic Books and Ephemera
Published
1890
Condition
Very Good
Item Price
$1,236.00

Show Details

Description:
London: MacMillan and Co, 1890. Hardcover. Very Good. xvi, 231 p.; 17 cm. Green cloth with black spine and cover titles. Black endpapers. Bookplate of the Belles Lettres Society of Dickinson College on front fixed endpaper indicating that this was given to the college in 1891 by G. E. Mills, chair of the Book Committee.… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$1,236.00
image of Shaping an American Institution: Robert E. Wood and Sears, Roebuck

Shaping an American Institution: Robert E. Wood and Sears, Roebuck

by Worthy, James C.

Seller
Classic Books and Ephemera
Published
1984
Condition
Fine
ISBN
9780252010514
Item Price
$19.00

Show Details

Description:
Urbana and Chicago: University of Illinois Press, 1984. Hardcover. Fine/very good. xx, 299, [3] p., [18] p. of illustrations; 24 cm. Green cloth with gilt spine title. Green endpapers. Illustrated dust jacket. Includes index. Robert E. Wood (1879-1969) led the transition of Sears from a mail-order company serving a rural market to an… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$19.00
image of John Wanamaker [vol. 1]

John Wanamaker [vol. 1]

by Gibbons, Herbert Adams

Seller
Classic Books and Ephemera
Published
1926
Condition
Very Good +
Item Price
$13.00

Show Details

Description:
New York & London: Harper & Brothers, 1926. Hardcover. Very Good +. Vol. 1 only. xvi, [2] p., frontispiece and 27 leaves of illustrations; 24 cm. Dark blue cloth with gilt-stamped spine title; blind-stamped publisher's emblem on front cover. Top page edges gilt. No dust jacket. Gift inscription on front free endpaper dated… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$13.00
image of Public Ledger vol. 1 no. 1 -- Philadelphia, Friday Morning, March 25, 1836

Show Details

Description:
Philadelphia: Swain, Abell & Simmons, 1836. Very Good. [4] p.; 39 cm. Engraved masthead. The first issue of the daily newspaper published by William Moseley Swain, Arunah S. Abell, and Azariah H. Simmon, the first penny paper in Philadelphia. It continued to publish to 1942. On the second page, the publishers explain that they… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$57.00
image of Rock Drill Can Be Cut Faster with Radiac Abrasive Discs Operated on Radiac Cut-Off Machines

Show Details

Description:
Phoenixville, Pa: A. P. De Sanno & Son, 1950. Pamphlet. Very Good. 4-page pamphlet (28 cm.) printed in orange and black. No date of publication; appears to be from about 1950. A. P. De Sanno & Son, also known as Albert P. de Sanno & Son, was in business in Phoenixville, Pa., from 1945 or earlier… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$19.00
image of Wohnbauanleihe der Bundeshauptstadt Wien vom Jahre 1922 im Gesamtnenbetrage von dreitausend Millionen Kronen, rückzahlbar innerhalb sechzig Jahren: Fünfprozentige Schuldverschreibung lautend auf den Überbringer über Zehntausend Kronen

Show Details

Description:
Vienna: Vienna, 1922. Very Good. [4], 31 cm. First page printed over engraved background with orange border. "Serie 1409 Lit C. No. 81748." A municipal bond issued by Vienna in 1922 to "alleviate the scarcity of lodgings" in the city, resulting from World War One. Text is in German and English. The third… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$25.00
image of The Franklin Line Mouldings and Picture Frames [advertising flyer]

The Franklin Line Mouldings and Picture Frames [advertising flyer]

by

Seller
Classic Books and Ephemera
Published
1905
Condition
Very Good +
Item Price
$19.00

Show Details

Description:
Chicago: S. Franklin & Co, 1905. Very Good +. Advertising flyer (18 x 22 cm.) printed in black on one side. Offers the company's free catalog of moldings and picture frames. The company, located at 10-26 Waller St., Chicago, manufactured moldings and frames, which were also available at Drescher & Cusson, New York, and J. A.… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$19.00
image of Indenture binding Wm. Dorman to Joseph Lee [apprenticeship to saddler]

Indenture binding Wm. Dorman to Joseph Lee [apprenticeship to saddler]

by

Seller
Classic Books and Ephemera
Published
1801
Condition
Very Good
Item Price
$258.00

Show Details

Description:
1801. Very Good. 1 handwritten document, folded. On 29 June, 1801, William Dorman, son of Jesse Dorman, of Gloucester Co., N.J., was apprenticed to Joseph Lee, saddler, of Salem Co., N.J., until Nov. 1, 1806, when Dorman would reach the age of 21. The requirements of both the master, Joseph Lee, and the new apprentice, William… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$258.00
image of Six Documents relating to C. Wesley Armstrong (4 of them signed by him)

Six Documents relating to C. Wesley Armstrong (4 of them signed by him)

by Armstrong, C. Wesley (Charles Wesley)

Seller
Classic Books and Ephemera
Published
1908
Condition
Very Good
Item Price
$26.00

Show Details

Description:
1908. Very Good. Six Documents signed by C. Wesley Armstrong (1872-1947) of Trenton, N.J. The documents consist of: an invoice for plate glass and other construction-related goods purchased from I. S. Sutton, carpenter and builder, Trenton (1908) -- a receipt for a mortgage payment to Mary P. Wilson (1908) -- a bill to William S. Mills for… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$26.00
image of Confidential Application [application for employment to YMCA Department of Service]

Confidential Application [application for employment to YMCA Department of Service]

by Weaver, Frank C.

Seller
Classic Books and Ephemera
Published
1909
Condition
Very Good -
Item Price
$23.00

Show Details

Description:
Philadelphia: Young Men's Christian Association, 1909. Very Good -. Application form printed on both sides (28 x 22 cm.) The form was filled in on Feb. 2, 1909, by Frank C. Weaver of 4019 Brown St., Philadelphia. He was 45 years old and working half time at the Avil Publishing Co. and was looking for work… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$23.00
image of Guarantee and Indemnity Certificate Issued by Wing & Son

Guarantee and Indemnity Certificate Issued by Wing & Son

by

Seller
Classic Books and Ephemera
Published
1903
Condition
Good +
Item Price
$36.00

Show Details

Description:
New York: Wing & Son, 1903. Good +. 25 x 30 cm. Printed on one side in green, orange, and brown. This is a 12-year guarantee for "the Wing Piano" sold by Wing & Son at 9th Ave. & Hudson St., New York. The certificate was filled in on Oct. 13, 1903, for Wing piano… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$36.00
image of Agreement of Sale between the American Baptist Publication Society and John Wanamaker

Agreement of Sale between the American Baptist Publication Society and John Wanamaker

by Wanamaker, John

Seller
Classic Books and Ephemera
Published
1905
Condition
Good +
Item Price
$103.00

Show Details

Description:
1905. Good +. Signed 3-page typescript of a agreement of sale between the American Baptist Publication Society and John Wanamaker. The American Baptist Publication Society sold to John Wanamaker the Crozier Building at 1420 and 1422 Chestnut St., Philadelphia, for $900,000. The Crozier Building was designed by Frank Miles Day & Brother and was added to… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$103.00
image of Holman's Baking Powder = Holman's Backpulver [Advertising Broadside]

Holman's Baking Powder = Holman's Backpulver [Advertising Broadside]

by Holman, Edward D.

Seller
Classic Books and Ephemera
Published
1868
Condition
Very Good -
Item Price
$149.00

Show Details

Description:
Buffalo, N.Y.: E. D. Holman, 1868. Very Good -. 1 broadside (30 x 22 cm.). Advertising and recipes for Holman's Baking Powder, printed on one side in two columns, one in English and one in German. The business address is given as "179 (New No.) Main St." In Buffalo city directories, Edward D. Holman, grocer, is… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$149.00
image of The Regular Book of Entries Belonging to David Smith Darmon [business ledger]

The Regular Book of Entries Belonging to David Smith Darmon [business ledger]

by Darmon, David Smith

Seller
Classic Books and Ephemera
Published
1840
Condition
Good
Item Price
$1,236.00

Show Details

Description:
Salem, N.J., 1840. Hardcover. Good. [approx. 650] p.; 41 cm. Remains of original leather binding. Ledger book of David Smith Darmon (1815-1879), a saddler in Salem, N.J. The first part of the ledger begins on April 15, 1840, and goes to Feb. 26, 1858, in Salem, N.J. The next page is headed "Philadelphia July… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$1,236.00
image of Fifth Annual of Advertising Art: From Advertisements Shown at the Exhibition of the Art Directors Club, Art Center, New York, May 5 to 29

Show Details

Description:
New York: Art Directors Club, 1926. Hardcover. Very Good -. [20], 136, [32] p., color frontispiece: color and black-and-white illustrations; 29 cm. Yellow and green cover with spine and cover titles. Black endpapers. Artists represented include: Edward Steichen, E. A. Georgi, Henry Raleigh, Walter Biggs, Lucille Patterson Marsh, Frank Swift Chase, Edward A. Wilson, T.… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$77.00