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The Future: Six Drivers of Global Change
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The Future: Six Drivers of Global Change

By Gore, Al

New York: Random House, 2013. 2013 Stated First Edition and with full printing number line. SIGNED (his name only) by Gore, in black ink, on the first blank page. FINE in FINE price intact dust jacket. A crisp, clean, otherwise unmarked copy. Pages fresh and fine, tightly bound in blue hardcover, title stamped in silver on spine. Cover is fine, unworn. Jacket is fine - 2 small labels on applied to front panel "Signed First Editiion" and "Strand Signed Edition" can easily be peeled off if not wanted. Jacket is in a new clear archival protector.. Signed by Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine.


Fostrad Till Mannens Varld
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Fostrad Till Mannens Varld

By Karhola-Wettergren, Lil

Stockholm: Bokforlaget Trevi, 1987. AUTHOR INSCRIBED 1987 Edition. Near Fine in Good dust jacket. The book is inscribed, in English by Ms. Karhola-Wettergren, in blue ballpoint, on the front free endpaper, "To Chuck with thanks for our interesting business relationship and for warm friendship - from Lil." Laid into the book is a personal note to Chuck, also in English and signed "Lil" handwritten on a printed personalized notecard of "Lil och Arvo Karhola." There is reference in the note that indicates that a Charles A. Lee was "Chuck." Lil Karhola-Wettergren was a successful business woman, daughter of Hugo Drangel, a Swedish industrialist in the paper industry. In 1944 Dragnel designed a disposable paper diaper. His daughter continued this work in the 1950s. The book is in Swedish, the title in English would roughly translate to "Raised in a Man's World." Other than the inscription this is clean, unmarked copy. Pages are fresh and fine, bound in a burgundy cloth hardcover, gilt titled on spine. Small bump t0 top front corner, otherwise cover is fine. Color pictorial dust jacket is clean and complete - moderately edge worn with several creases, short tears and chips, primarily to the front panel. Binding and hinges tight, intact and straight. 5-1/2 x 8-1/2"; 274 pages plus 121 pages of black and white photos.. Signed by Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Good.


New People in Old Neighborhoods: The Role of New Immigrants in Rejuvenating New York's Communities

By Winnick, Louis

New York: Russell Sage Foundation, 1990 First Printing with full number line. FINE in VERY GOOD+ dust jacket. A crisp, clean, totally unmarked and tightly bound copy. Pages fine, bound in black cloth hardcover with bronze gilt lettering on spine. Cover is fresh unworn. Pictorial jacket is clean and complete: the spine is color faded and edges slightly rubbed, otherwise very good, no tears or chips, and in a clear protector. Binding and hinges firm and intact. 6 x 9-1/4"; xx +287 text pages and 16 pages of B&W photos.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Very Good+. 8vo.


The Intelligent Woman's Guide to Socialism and Capitalism

By Shaw, Bernard

New York: Brentano's Publishers, 1928 Stated First Printing, June 1928. VERY GOOD. A clean copy in attractive cloth hardcover. Lacks dust jacket. Pages clean and unmarked. Two Previous owner names penned to front endpapers, one crossed out - no other markings. Bound in light yellow-green cloth with decorative dark green and gilt stamping on front, gilt lettering and decorative green on spine. Cover lightly soiled with light toning to spine and edges. Lightly edge rubbed but no frays or significant wear. Binding a bit creaky but intact - hinges firm, no splits. 6-1/2 x 9-1/2"; xlvi + 495 pp. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. Small 8vo.


The History of Public Welfare in New York State 1609-1866

By Schneider, David M

Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 1938 A Near Fine, clean, totally unmarked and firmly bound hardcover. Pages crisp and fine. Dark blue cloth cover, gilt lettered on front and spine, is clean, lightly edge rubbed. Binding and hinges firm and intact. Chapters include: The Public Welfare System Under the New State; State-Wide Poor-Law Survey of 1823; Rise of the County Poorhouse; Immigration as a Relief Program; Delinquent, Neglected and Dependent Children; Institutions for the Mentally and Physically Handicapped - and much more. No dust jacket. 6 x 9"; xix + 395 pages. Hard Cover. Near Fine/No Jacket.


The History of the Girard National Bank of Philadelphia, 1832-1902
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The History of the Girard National Bank of Philadelphia, 1832-1902

By Leach, Josiah Granville

New York: Greenwood Press, 1969. 1969. First Greenwood Press reprint of the original 1902 J. B. Lippincott edition. NEAR FINE. A crisp, clean, totally unmarked copy, tightly bound in light blue cloth hardcover, gilt lettered on spine. Slight toning to endpapers, and light rubbing to cover spine ends and corners, all else fine. No jacket, issued. 20 black & white illustrations. 6-1/4 x 9-1.4". 120 pages. First Edition Thus. Hardcover. Near Fine/Not Issued. 8vo.


The Panic of 1907: Lessons Learned from the Stock Market's Perfect Storm
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The Panic of 1907: Lessons Learned from the Stock Market's Perfect Storm

By Bruner, Robert F.; Carr Sean D.

Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley and Sons, 2007. 2007 First Edition, First Printing with "1" in printing line. FINE in NEAR FINE, price-intact, dust jacket. A fresh, clean, totally unmarked and tightly bound copy. Pages fine. Red hardcover with gilt spine lettering is fine and unworn. Dust jacket has bit of light edgewear (small creases) along the top edge but is otherwise fine with no tears or chips. Price intact on front flap. Binding tight. Nearly "as new" and in very giftable condition. Today's economic environment makes this is a perfect time to see if you agree with the author's deductions! 6 x 9-1/4"; xiii + 258 text pages and 8 pages of B/W photos.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Near Fine.


Primitive Polynesian Economy

By Firth, Raymond

London: George Routledge & Sons, Ltd., 1939. 1939. Scarce First Edition. VERY GOOD in GOOD price intact dust jacket. Owner name stamped on front free endpaper, otherwise unmarked, text pages crisp and clean, no tears or chips. Firmly bound in blue cloth hardcover with gilt spine lettering. Light color fade to edges, cloth at spine ends and corners rubbed. Unclipped jacket chipped at edges, primarily to corners and spine ends, large chip at top of spine. Jacket is clean but sunned. British price intact on front flap. 6 x 10"; [xi] + 387 text pages and 8 illustration plates. Publisher's catalog order card laid in.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good. 8vo.