Business & Economics from Classic Books and Ephemera

cover 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

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Published
1992
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Near Fine
ISBN
9780252018367
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$14.00

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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
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cover of By-Laws of the Philadelphia Bourse

By-Laws of the Philadelphia Bourse

by Philadelphia Bourse

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Published
1891
Condition
Very Good
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$46.00

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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
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cover of The Economics of Industry

The Economics of Industry

by Marshall, Alfred; Marshall, Mary Paley

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Published
1890
Condition
Very Good
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$1,236.00

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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
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cover 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.

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Published
1984
Condition
Fine
ISBN
9780252010514
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$19.00

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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
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cover of John Wanamaker [vol. 1]

John Wanamaker [vol. 1]

by Gibbons, Herbert Adams

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Published
1926
Condition
Very Good +
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$13.00

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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
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cover of Rock Drill Can Be Cut Faster with Radiac Abrasive Discs Operated on Radiac Cut-Off Machines

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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
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cover 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

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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
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$25.00
cover of The Franklin Line Mouldings and Picture Frames [advertising flyer]

The Franklin Line Mouldings and Picture Frames [advertising flyer]

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Published
1905
Condition
Very Good +
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$19.00

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

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

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Published
1801
Condition
Very Good
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$258.00

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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
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cover 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)

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Published
1908
Condition
Very Good
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$26.00

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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
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cover 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.

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Published
1909
Condition
Very Good -
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$23.00

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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
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cover of Guarantee and Indemnity Certificate Issued by Wing & Son

Guarantee and Indemnity Certificate Issued by Wing & Son

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Published
1903
Condition
Good +
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$36.00

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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
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cover 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

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Published
1905
Condition
Good +
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$103.00

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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
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$103.00
cover of Holman's Baking Powder = Holman's Backpulver [Advertising Broadside]

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

by Holman, Edward D.

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Published
1868
Condition
Very Good -
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$149.00

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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
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$149.00
cover 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

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Published
1840
Condition
Good
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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
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cover 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

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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
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cover of The Souls of the Skyscraper: Female Clerical Workers in Chicago, 1870-1930

The Souls of the Skyscraper: Female Clerical Workers in Chicago, 1870-1930

by Fine, Lisa M.

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Published
1990
Condition
Near Fine
ISBN
9780877226741
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$16.00

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Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 1990. Hardcover. Near Fine/very good -. xx, 249 p.: illustrations, tables; 22 cm. Orange cloth with gilt spine title. Illustrated dust jacket. Part of the series Women in the Political Economy. The author "documents and explains the transformation of clerical work from a male to a female occupation amidst the… Read more
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cover of Moshannon Banking Company [letterhead] 1892 addressed to Alexander Ennis Patton

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Philipsburg, Pa: Moshannon Banking Company, 1892. Near Fine. 1 leaf 23 cm. Engraved. At head: "Wm. P. Duncan, Prest. Wm. H. Sandford, Cashr." Dated July 15, 1892, and addressed to A. E. Patton, cashier of the First National Bank of Curwensville, Pa. The Moshannon Banking Company was established in 1881 with William Sandford… Read more
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cover of Coalport Bank [letterhead] 1892 addressed to Alexander Ennis Patton

Coalport Bank [letterhead] 1892 addressed to Alexander Ennis Patton

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Published
1892
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Near Fine
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Coalport, Pa: Coalport Bank, 1892. Near Fine. 1 leaf 23 cm. Engraved. At head: "Samuel Hegarty, President. Frank G. Patton, Cashier." Dated July 2, 1892, and addressed to A. E. Patton, cashier of the First National Bank of Curwensville, Pa. The Coalport Bank was established in 1887. Frank G. Patton (1861-1917) was… Read more
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cover of Moshannon Banking Company [letterhead] 1892 addressed to Alexander Ennis Patton

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Philipsburg, Pa: Moshannon Banking Company, 1892. Near Fine. 1 leaf 23 cm. Engraved. At head: "Wm. P. Duncan, Prest. Wm. H. Sandford, Cashr." Dated April 26, 1892, and addressed to A. E. Patton, cashier of the First National Bank of Curwensville, Pa. The Moshannon Banking Company was established in 1881 with William Sandford… Read more
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