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Hetty Green. A Woman Who Loved Money
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Hetty Green. A Woman Who Loved Money

By Sparkes, Boyden and Samuel Taylor Moore

Garden City: Doubleday Doran & Company, 1930. First Edition (stated). Hardcover. Royal 8vo., frontice portrait of Hetty Green, 338pp., green cloth, illustrated with photographs. -- Very Good+ Condition. "Hetty Green (November 21, 1834 - July 3, 1916), nicknamed the Witch of Wall Street, was an American businesswoman and financier known as "the richest woman in America" during the Gilded Age. She was known for her wealth and was named by the Guinness Book of World Records as the "greatest miser". She amassed a fortune as a financier when other major financiers were men. After her death, The New York Times stated that "It was the fact that Mrs. Green was a woman that made her career the subject of endless curiosity, comment and astonishment."-wikipedia.

$135.00

Your Forces and How to Use Them. White Cross Library. Consisting of the numbers issued in the White Cross Library from May, 1888, to May, 1889. Vol. III
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Your Forces and How to Use Them. White Cross Library. Consisting of the numbers issued in the White Cross Library from May, 1888, to May, 1889. Vol. III

By Mulford, Prentice

New York City: F. J. Needham, 1889. First Edition. Hardcover. Very good. 8vo., different numbers paginated individually. One page advertisement on the last page embracing all numbers issued to May, 1889. -- Contents: The Practical Use of Reverie, Your Two Memories, Self Teaching, How to Push Your Business, The Religion of the Drama, The Uses of Sickness, Who are Your Relations ?, The Use of a Room, Man and Wife, Cure for Alcoholic Temperance, The Mystery of Sleep, Or Our Double Existence, The Church of Silent Demand. -- Light external wear. Internally sound and clean.

$150.00

Principles and Practice of Artificial Ice Making and Refrigeration Comprising Principles and General Consideration; Practice as Shown by Particular Systems and Apparatus; Insulation of Cold Storage and ice Houses, Refrigerators, Etc.; Useful Information and Tables
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Principles and Practice of Artificial Ice Making and Refrigeration Comprising Principles and General Consideration; Practice as Shown by Particular Systems and Apparatus; Insulation of Cold Storage and ice Houses, Refrigerators, Etc.; Useful Information and Tables

By Schmidt, Louis M.

Philadelphia: Philadelphia Book Co, 1900. First Edition. Hardcover. Very good. Royal 8vo., (copyright is 1900 by the author) 232 pp., black cloth, double page frontispiece; Refrigerating Machine of the Quincy Market Cold Storage Co. Illustrated by eighty-seven engravings, numerous folding plates. -- Light external wear. No notable defects.

$125.00

Thompson Oil and Supply Company Catalog No. 1. Factory Supplies; Established 1900 - Incorporated in 1914. -- Thompson Oil and Supply Co. Manufacturers and Jobbers. Factory - Laundry - Mill - Hotel - Painters - Hospital Supplies. Compounders of Pennsylvania Lubricating Oils. Manufacturers of Paragon Vegetable Boiler Compound. -
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Thompson Oil and Supply Company Catalog No. 1. Factory Supplies; Established 1900 - Incorporated in 1914. -- Thompson Oil and Supply Co. Manufacturers and Jobbers. Factory - Laundry - Mill - Hotel - Painters - Hospital Supplies. Compounders of Pennsylvania Lubricating Oils. Manufacturers of Paragon Vegetable Boiler Compound. -

By Thompson Oil and Supply Company

Oshkosh, Wisconsin, 1900. Hardcover. Near fine. Tall 8vo., 229 pages, many illustrations of various products. Black and white photo illustrations of the "Home of the Thompson Oil and Supply Co." and the "Thompson Oil and Supply Co's. Filling station. -- Binding slightly bowed. No other notable defects.

$125.00

Compaginia Generale Caproni. Structures, Activities-Strategies, Market Fields
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Compaginia Generale Caproni. Structures, Activities-Strategies, Market Fields

By Compaginia Generale Caproni

Agema, 1982. Fine. Oblong 8vo., Design, lay-out and text by Sergio De-Sigis. English Translators: Giorgio Maini and Arthur E. Lark. The pictures purposedly made for this publication are by Sergio De Sigis and were taken with Nikon equipment on Kodak Ektachrome film, processed by Tecnicolor laboratories. Some photographs are from Compagnia Generale Caproni's files. Illustrations by Sergio Cavina. Offset films by Zuccotti e Caprara.

$65.00

Rolle Canal & The North Devon Limestone Trade; Devon
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Rolle Canal & The North Devon Limestone Trade; Devon

By Hughes, Barry D.

Devon: Edward Gaskell, 2006. First Edition. Stiff wraps. Very good. 4to., 113 pages, many black & white illustrations and some illustrations in color. Typeset, printed and bound by the Lazarus Press. -- Light wear to the extremities. No other notable defects.

$45.00

Laird & Lee's Modern Penmanship and its Practical Applications
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Laird & Lee's Modern Penmanship and its Practical Applications

By Ricketts, C. L.

Chicago: Laird & Lee, Publishers, 1907. First Edition. Cloth-backed boards. Very good. 4to., 95 pages, profusely illustrated with examples of calligraphy. -- Condition:.

$75.00

Green Gold
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Green Gold

By Thiel, O. J.

Eugene, Oregon: Self Published (copyright by the author), 1982. Pictorial wraps. Good +. Tall quarto, 202 pages, index, illustrated with photographs. -- Signed by the author. -- Small chip to paper wrappers at the top of the back cover. A few stains to bottom front cover. -- Early day history of the sawmilling & logging business in the Pacific Northwest, especially of the smaller mills & outfits written by one of the owners of the Thiel Lumber Company, Alfred and O. J. Thiel.

$125.00

Where are the Customers' Yachts? Or a Good Hard Look at Wall Street
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Where are the Customers' Yachts? Or a Good Hard Look at Wall Street

By Schwed, Fred Jr.

New York: Simon and Schuster, 1955. First Edition. Hardcover. Near fine/very good. Stated First Printing (Bull Market Edition). Octavo., quarter bound cloth & paper boards, 215 pages. Illustrated by Peter Arno. -- Former owners book plate on the first free end-paper.

$75.00

Business Directory of the Pacific States and Territories, For 1878, Containing Names, Business Address, of Merchants, manufacturer, and Professional Men; County, City, State, Territorial, and Federal Officers; and Notaries Public, of the Principal Towns of California, Nevada, Oregon, Washington, Utah, Montana, Idaho, Arizona and British Columbia, Together with a sketch of the different Towns, giving description, means of support, population, etc. .... Over 30,000 names

By L. M. McKenney, Publisher

San Francisco: L. M. McKenney, 1878. Half leather. Very good. 8vo., 1/2 leather, original printed paper boards with advertisements, 894 pp., front and rear pastedowns with advertisements, 2 pp. ads prior to title page. pages 509-624 filled with advertisements. Pages 869-894 have advertisements. Many of these advertisements have graphics. -- The book has been professionally rebacked with the original leather spine laid back down. At the bottom of the spine PRINTED / SAN FRANCISO Missing the (ed) in printed and the (cisco) in San Francisco.

$1500.00

Explanation or Key to the Various Manufactories of Sheffield with Engravings of Each Article

By Smith, Joseph (edited by John S. Kebabian)

Vermont: Early American Industries Association, 1975. First Thus. Hardcover. Fine/very good +. Tall 4to., brown cloth covers, 21 pp. text + many full page illustrations of hand tools; knives, bits, razors, pocket knives, coopers, and much more. Reprint of the 1816 edition published by J. Smith, Sheffield, England with a new introduction, and 2 new appendices.

$50.00

Orchard & Wilhelm Co. Omaha, Nebr. Wholesale Catalog No. 39 March 1929

Omaha: Orchard & Wilhelm, 1929. Hardcover. Very good +. Folio, cloth covers lettered in black, irregular pagination, color and black & white illustrations throughout. Index by Sections, index alphabetical. Index by Section. -- A: Rugs, Carpets, Linoleum, Felt Base. B: Draperies, Window Shades, Curtains, Carpet, Sweepers, Carpet and Linolium Hardware, Ozite, Luggage, Cedar Chests. C: Bedroom Furniture, Simmons Springs, O & W Mattresses, Hospital Furniture, Simmons Metal Beds, Simmons Da-Beds. D: Dining Furniture, Breakfast Furniture in Suites and Odd Pieces. E: Living Room Furniture, Including Our Own Overstuffed Line. F: Kitchen Furniture, Kitchen Cabinets and Refrigerators, Unfinished Furniture. G: Fibre Sun Room Furniture, Porch Hammocks and Porch Furniture, Camping Furniture. H: Office Furniture. J: Children's Furniture, Go-Carts, Cribs, Mattresses, Chairs and Rock-a-Bye Canvas Goods. K: Miscellaneous, Mirrors, Medicine Cabinets, Smokers, Furniture Accessories and Pillows.

$250.00

The Forbes Scrapbook of Thoughts on the Business of Life

By Forbes, Malcom

New York: Forbes, Inc, 1968. 1968 Edition. Hardcover. Near fine. 8vo., 574 pp., brown buckram, index, subject index. -- Only defect is evidence of a private bookplate removed from the front paste-down. Signed by Malcom Forbes on the first free endpaper.

$35.00

Business Man's Assistant.... [And] Landlord and Tenant's Assistant.... [2 vols. in one]

By Butts, I. R.

Printed And Published by I. R. Butts, 1847. (Entered according to Act of Congress, 1847). [First Edition]. 8vo, orig blind stamped black cloth, gilt title on spine, 96pp,108pp -- Moderate rubbing to tips of spine, corners bumped & rubbed, light soiling to cloth Overall good+ condition - hinges tight, interior clean, binding straight Quantity Available: 1 Category: Business & Industry; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request Inventory No: 000390.

$150.00

Jeffrey Mine Hand-Book Number 380

By Various / Unstated

Columbus, Ohio, The Jeffrey Manufacturing Co., 1924. Second Edition. 12mo, 192pp, aeg, full black leather over flexible boards, title in gilt on front cover, illustrated, index -- Very good condition X1330 Quantity Available: 1 Category: Business & Industry; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request Inventory No: 006035.

$35.00

Chain Grate Stokers

By Babcock & Wilcox Company

Babcock & Wilcox Company. (1917). Babcock & Wilcox Company (1917) Royal 8vo, 63pp, grey cloth covers lettered and decorated in gilt, illustrated with many full page photographs -- Very good+ condition (XB406) Quantity Available: 1 Category: Business & Industry; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request Inventory No: 006561.

$75.00

Superior Gas Logs, Grates, Gas Stoves, Furnaces, Coal Grates 1912-1913 And Other Things to Burn Gas Economically and Effectually. Catalogue No. 7

By Various / Unstated

Pittsburgh: The Superior Manufacturing Co., June 1912. 8vo, 100pp, stiff brown wraps lettered in darker brown; small decoration in the center of the front cover, profusley illustrated -- Light wear to tips of spine, pencil markings on front endpaper Minor wear to extremities -- Overall very good condition XB548 Quantity Available: 1 Category: Business & Industry; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request Inventory No: 003087.

$95.00

Principles of Publicity

By Quiett, Glenn C. and Ralph D. Casey

New York, D. Appleton & Co., 1926. [First Edition]. New York, D Appleton & Co, 1926 [First Edition] Short 8vo, 420pp, index -- Very good or better condition Quantity Available: 1 Category: Business & Industry; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request Inventory No: 001361.

$20.00

The Roycroft Books. A Catalog and Some Remarks Without Prejudice Concerning the Publications Issued from the Shop This Year....1902. Bound with 11 Different Issues of "Little Journeys to the Homes of Great Business Men" Dated 1909

By Hubbard, Elbert

The book is bound in the following order: Robert Owen, James Oliver, Stephan Girard, Mayer E Rothschild, Philip D Armour, John J Astor, Peter Cooper, Andrew Carnegie, ["The Roycroft Books A Catlalog" (29 pages with tipped in plates) is inserted here] A T Stewart, H H Rogers, James J Hill -- 8vo, various paginations, original Roycroft binding of 3/4 suede with a red leather gilt label on the spine and pastel marbled boards, marbled endpapers match the outer marbled boards, "The Little Journeys are all designed by Dard Hunter with his printed signature in the bottom corner of the title pages -- Title page of the Robert Owen issue has a closed tear mostly in the margin (enters the text a little) Their are some finger smudges on the verso of the Robert Owen title page Page 5 & 13 of this issue also has a closed tear to the margin just barely entering the text The corner tips are moderately rubbed Else nice condition with the suede not being powdered as is usually the case with these bindings -- Overall very good (possibly better) condition (XBG22-653-BS) Quantity Available: 1 Category: Business & Industry; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request Inventory No: 006371.

$110.00

Electrofinishing

By Brimi, Marjorie A. And James R. Luck

New York, Elsevier Publishing, 1965. [First Edition]. 8vo, 282pp, bibliography, index -- Former owners small stamp on bottom and top edges -- Very good+ condition in a very good dust jacket X929 Quantity Available: 1 Category: Business & Industry; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request Inventory No: 006026.

$65.00

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