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Ideas for a Science of Good Government in Addresses, Letters and Articles on a Strictly National Currency, Tariff and Civil Service
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Ideas for a Science of Good Government in Addresses, Letters and Articles on a Strictly National Currency, Tariff and Civil Service

By [ECONOMICS - GREENBACKISM] COOPER, Peter

New York: Trow's Printing & Bookbinding Co, 1883. First Edition. Hardcover. A series of articles on political economy and monetary reform by the prominent inventor and philanthropist, builder of the first American steam locomotive, founder of New York's Cooper Union, and the Greenback Party's 1876 Presidential nominee. An exemplary copy. Complimentary copy, with Cooper's ornately signed presentation slip bound in between first and second fly-leaves. Octavo; publisher's decorated green cloth boards; 400p; portrait frontispiece. Ownership signature of a Wm. B. Goodwin at upper margin of title page. Slight bubbling to cloth on rear board, else a tight, straight, lightly worn copy, Near Fine.

$200.00

Sunshine and Shadow in New York
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Sunshine and Shadow in New York

By SMITH, Matthew Hale

Hartford: J.B. Burr and Company, 1869. Reprint. Hardcover. Thick octavo (22.5cm.); publisher's maroon gilt-lettered cloth, brown glazed endpapers; 718pp.; engraved frontispiece with tissue guard, 11 leaves of plates. Boards a bit rubbed with brief exposure at corners, spine rather faded and gilt dulled, a few signatures proud, light foxing to tissue guards, else a Very Good, sound copy. Detailed account of the business and social conditions of New York City. See SABIN 83591 for the first (1868) edition.

$50.00

Barnum and Bunk
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Barnum and Bunk

By RIEGEL, E.C.

New York: Riegel Corporation of New York, [1928]. First Edition. Hardcover. Octavo (19.5cm.); publisher's pictorial paper-covered boards; 147pp.; facsimiles in text. Boards rubbed, spine a bit browned, else Near Very Good. Ownership inscription to front free endpaper of a Bob Stuart of the Toledo department store LaSalle & Koch Co, previously purchased by Macy & Co. in 1923. "An Exposure of R.H. Macy & Co." (upper cover).

$30.00

Economic Aspects of Southern Sectionalism, 1840-1861 [University of Illinois Studies in the Social Sciences, Vol. XI, nos. 1-2, March & June, 1923]
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Economic Aspects of Southern Sectionalism, 1840-1861 [University of Illinois Studies in the Social Sciences, Vol. XI, nos. 1-2, March & June, 1923]

By RUSSEL, Robert Royal

Urbana: University of Illinois, 1923. First Edition. Paperback. Two volumes; octavo (24cm.); publisher's blue printed wrappers; 144; 145-325pp. Wrappers a bit worn and toned with a number of tiny chips, else a Very Good, sound set.

$75.00

Concept of the Corporation
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Concept of the Corporation

By [ECONOMICS] DRUCKER, Peter F.

New York: John Day Company, [1946]. Second Printing. Hardcover. Octavo (21cm.); publisher's cloth in tan dust jacket printed in red and black; ix,[3],297pp. A few chips and closed tears to jacket extremities, none quite touching text, spine very slighty toned, later ownership signature to front free endpaper, else Very Good overall. Important work on the business and managerial structure of General Motors by the Austrian-American political economist and professor of management.

$200.00

Cultural Economics
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Cultural Economics

By BRINKMAN, Richard L.

Portland, Oregan [sic]: Hapi Press, [1981]. First Edition. Hardcover. Octavo (22cm.); publisher's textured paper-covered boards in photo-montaged dust jacket; xxiii,[1],432pp.; illus. in text. Corners a bit bumped, else Very Good or better. Printed in India, which may account for the misspelling of "Oregon" on title page.

$25.00

At the Crossroads
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At the Crossroads

By HUTCHISON, Bruce

Winnipeg: Winnipeg Free Press, n.d., ca. 1960s. First Thus. Paperback. Octavo (22.5cm.); staplebound self-wrappers; 46pp. Light toning to wrapper extremities, else Very Good or better. Winnipeg Free Press Pamphlet no. 66. Collection of editorial pieces on economics first published in the "Winnipeg Free Press."

$20.00

The Business Philosopher: A Magazine Devoted to the Science of Business and the Principles Determining the Evolution of Success. Vol. 2, no. 8, July, 1906 [alt. title "Sheldon's Business Philosopher]
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The Business Philosopher: A Magazine Devoted to the Science of Business and the Principles Determining the Evolution of Success. Vol. 2, no. 8, July, 1906 [alt. title "Sheldon's Business Philosopher]

By SHELDON, Arthur Frederick, ed

Chicago: Science Press, 1906. First Edition. Paperback. 12mo (18cm.); publisher's brown side-stitched wrappers printed in black and red, yapp edges; [12],[337]-384,[12]pp.; pictorial ads. Some wear to wrapper extremities, small soil spot at bottom fore-edge corner of upper cover only just affecting first leaf of text, else Near Very Good. Rather uncommon business magazine, not in OCLC as of October, 2018, though the Union List of Serials notes holdings in thirteen institutions.

$45.00

I Am in Action [Inscribed]
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I Am in Action [Inscribed]

By [ECONOMICS] MAXWELL, Samuel Robert

Chicago: University of Plenocracy Publishers, [1937]. First American Edition. Hardcover. Treatise on so-called "Plenocracy," "The Science of Creating Abundance for All" (rear jacket panel), by the author of "Unseen Forces and How to Use Them" (1933). Ownership markings as wacky as the contents. OCLC locates five copies in the United States as of October, 2018 (Cal. State Northridge, UCSB, LC, Illinois, and Tennessee). Octavo (22cm.); publisher's cloth in orange pictorial dust jacket; [8],507pp.; photographic portrait frontispiece, full-page illus. by George Clayton Field throughout. A few tiny chips to jacket extremities, small stain from previously removed tape at top edge of rear panel, else a Near Fine copy in the uncommon jacket. Contemporary photographic ex-libris to front pastedown of a "John J. King," a.k.a. "Buddha," with gift inscription to front free endpaper: "To Dear Lady Moore / High Priestess of Long [?]. From 'Buddha.'"

$350.00

Monopolio y Precios del Petroleo
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Monopolio y Precios del Petroleo

By MEJIA ALARCON, Pedro Esteban

[Caracas: Imprenta Universitaria de Caracas, 1964]. First Edition. Paperback. Slim octavo (23.5cm.); publisher's cream pictorial card wrappers, yapp edges, French flaps; 86,[10]pp.; graphs and tables. Wrappers a bit worn at extremities, faint foxing and dust-soil, a couple leaves dog-eared, very brief marginalia to early leaves, else Near Very Good. "Edicion Especial del Boletin Bibliografico de la Facultad de Economia de la Universidad Central de Venezuela" - title page.

$40.00

Russian Corporate Capitalism from Peter the Great to Perestroika
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Russian Corporate Capitalism from Peter the Great to Perestroika

By OWEN, Thomas C.

New York: Oxford University Press, 1995. First Edition. Hardcover. Octavo (24cm.); publisher's cloth in grey pictorial dust jacket; xii,259pp. Fine condition.

$25.00

Technique in Telephone Selling
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Technique in Telephone Selling

By [TELEMARKETING] LING, Mona

Los Angeles: Ling Sales Institute, 1959. First Edition. Pamphlet. Octavo. Staple-bound pamphlet; 16pp. Minor external soiling; Very Good. Nice copy of what we imagine to be one of the earliest professional instruction manuals for direct telephone marketing. Includes Ling's "Ten Commandments of Telephone Selling," which conclude with the commandment: "You Shall Give Your Best Performance Every Time You Phone." The beginning of our long national nightmare. Not found in OCLC.

$45.00

Trust Taxation and the Transfer of Wealth: Highlights of "Trusts and Estate Taxation"
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Trust Taxation and the Transfer of Wealth: Highlights of "Trusts and Estate Taxation"

By JANTSCHER, Gerald R.

Washington DC: Brookings Institution, [1967]. First Edition. Paperback. Octavo (23cm.); publisher's blue-grey staplebound wrappers; 9pp. Near Fine condition. Brookings Research Report no. 62.

$20.00

Financing Public Services in a Federal System: Highlights of "Intergovernmental Fiscal Relations in the United States"
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Financing Public Services in a Federal System: Highlights of "Intergovernmental Fiscal Relations in the United States"

By BREAK, George F.

Washington DC: Brookings Institution, [1967]. First Edition. Paperback. Octavo (23cm.); publisher's blue-grey staplebound wrappers; 9pp. Near Fine condition. Brookings Research Report no. 58.

$20.00

Capital Budgeting: How It Might Affect Federal Accounts. Highlights of "A Capital Budget Statement for the U.S. Government," A New Study
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Capital Budgeting: How It Might Affect Federal Accounts. Highlights of "A Capital Budget Statement for the U.S. Government," A New Study

By COMIEZ, Maynard S.

[Washington]: Brookings Institute, [1966]. First Edition. Paperback. Octavo (23cm.); publisher's teal and white staplebound wrappers; 9pp. Near Fine condition. Brookings Research Report no. 44.

$20.00

Pros and Cons of the Property Tax: Highlights of "Economics of the Property Tax," A New Study
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Pros and Cons of the Property Tax: Highlights of "Economics of the Property Tax," A New Study

By NETZER, Dick

[Washington]: Brookings Institution, [1966]. First Edition. Paperback. Octavo (23cm.); publisher's teal and white staplebound wrappers; 9pp.; graphs in text. Tiny crease at bottom fore-edge corner, else Near Fine. Brookings Research Report no. 43.

$20.00

The Impact of European Integration on the United States: Highlights of "European Economic Integration and the United States"
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The Impact of European Integration on the United States: Highlights of "European Economic Integration and the United States"

By KRAUSE, Lawrence B.

Washington DC: Brookings Institution, 1968. First Edition. Paperback. Octavo (23cm.); publisher's blue-grey staplebound wrappers; 8pp. Light wear from handling, else Very Good and sound. Brookings Research Report no. 78.

$20.00

Taxing Bequests and Gifts: Highlights of "Federal State and Gift Taxes"
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Taxing Bequests and Gifts: Highlights of "Federal State and Gift Taxes"

By SHOUP, Carl S.

Washington DC: Brookings Institution, 1966. First Edition. Paperback. Octavo (23cm.); publisher's blue-grey staplebound wrappers; 9pp. Near Fine. Brookings Research Institute Report no. 49.

$20.00

Maintaining Private Incomes Through Public Programs: Highlights of "Studies in the Economics of Income Maintenance"
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Maintaining Private Incomes Through Public Programs: Highlights of "Studies in the Economics of Income Maintenance"

By ECKSTEIN, Otto, ed

Washington DC: Brookings Institution, [1967]. First Edition. Paperback. Octavo (23cm.); publisher's blue-grey staplebound wrappers; 9pp.; graphs in text. Near Fine condition. Brookings Research Report no. 59.

$20.00

The Fiscal Role of State and Local Governments: Highlights of "Essays in Fiscal Federalism," A New Study
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The Fiscal Role of State and Local Governments: Highlights of "Essays in Fiscal Federalism," A New Study

By MUSGRAVE, Richard A., ed

[Washington]: Brookings Institute, [1965]. First Edition. Paperback. Octavo (23cm.); publisher's teal and white staplebound wrappers; 9pp. Light wear to wrapper extremities, else Very Good and sound. Brookings Research Report no. 42.

$20.00

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