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Out of My Mind
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Out of My Mind

By Winspear, Francis G.

Victoria, B.C.: Morriss Printing Company Ltd.. Paperback. B001PQSYMY Signed, without inscription, by author upon half-title page. An updated version of the 1968 first edition. 193 pages. Presents "not only his experiences in business, in University teaching, and in the public service generally, but his views on those qualities of mind and heart and behaviour which are essential to leadership in our modern world. They include integrity, keen observation, broad vision, a willingness to work hard, and a sense of urgency." - Foreword. Above-average but not excessive wear. A worthy copy of this fascinating autobiography. . Fair. 1988. Revised.

$195.00

A Hundred Years A-Fellin'
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A Hundred Years A-Fellin'

By Brothers, Gilllies

Canada: Runge Press. Hardcover. B0037V5FDG Full title: A Hundred Years A-Fellin': Some Passages from the Timber Saga of the Ottawa in the Century in Which the Gillies have Been Cutting in the Valley 1842-1942. xiv, [2], 172 pages. References. Sepia-tone reproductions of archival photos. Many illustrations in text. Fold-out colour map. List of illustrations. Map endpapers of the Ottawa Valley Watershed. Handsomely decorated forest green cloth-covered boards lettered in silver. A slightly modified reprint of the 1943 first edition. Documents one hundred years of history of Gillies Brothers, Limited - lumber manufacturers. Book as new. Appears unread. Moderate wear to photo-illustrated dust jacket which is now preserved in archival-grade Brodart. A nice copy. Bishop p.111. . Fine. 1974. Second Edition.

$175.00

How To Raise Your Own Salary
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How To Raise Your Own Salary

By Hill, Napoleon

Chicago: Napoleon Hill Associates. Hardcover. [7], 8-309 pages. Index. Black and white photographic portraits of Napoleon Hill and Andrew Carnegie. Third printing of the 1953 first edition. "The only work by Napoleon Hill [1883-1970] which gives the verbatim success talks he had with his sponsor, Andrew Carnegie [1835-1919] who, it has been said, helped more men to raise their own salaries than did any other great industrialist. The success formula presented in the chapters which follow will prove to you that 'Whatever the mind can conceive and BELIEVE the mind can ACHIEVE.'" - title page. Moderate wear to publisher's maroon cloth. Binding tight. Child's ink scribbling upon front free and fixed endpapers, page 123, and back free endpaper, Handsome replica dust jacket now preserved in glossy new archival Brodart. A sound copy of this Napoleon Hill classic. . Good. 1954.

$950.00

Humber: An Illustrated History 1868-1976
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Humber: An Illustrated History 1868-1976

By Freeman, Tony

London: Classic Motorbooks. Hardcover. 1873361041 128 pages. Index. Profusely illustrated with black and white reproductions of photos. "Tells the story of the Humber cars and the men who built them, and contains a wealth of previously unpublished photos and archive material which has only recently been discovered." - back board. Clean, bright and unmarked with very light wear. A high-quality copy. . Very Good. 1991. First Edition.

$79.95

Don't fall off the rocking horse: An autobiography
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Don't fall off the rocking horse: An autobiography

By Freiman, Lawrence

Toronto: McClelland and Stewart. Hardcover. 0771031815 Signed and inscribed by Freiman atop title page. [5], 6-199 pages. Black and white photographic plates. Freiman provides "his personal view of himself, his era, and the people he has known - people such as Lester Pearson, John Grierson, Tyrone Guthrie, David Ben-Gurion, Kate Reid, William Hutt, Golda Meir, Jan Peerce, Regina Resnick, Jean Gascon and scores of others, famous or worthy of fame. He discusses his Ottawa childhood, his involvement in education, the arts and social legislation, in Zionism, and in Freiman's, the family retailing business, which he expanded into a large and successful company." - dust jacket. Book clean, bright and unmarked with very light wear. Average wear to dust jacket now preserved in glossy new archival-grade Brodart. A sound copy. Spadoni & Donnelly 2958. . Very Good. 1978. First Edition.

$150.00

Citizens Irving : K. C. Irving and His Legacy
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Citizens Irving : K. C. Irving and His Legacy

By DeMont, John

Canada: Doubleday Canada. Hardcover. 0385253133 Signed, without inscription, by author upon title page. ix, [2], 2-253, [1] pages. Index. Footnotes. "Sheds fresh light on this secretive 92-year-old, known simply as K.C., who has emerged victorious over small competitors, faced down multinational oil companies, and battled provincial and federal governments in his drive for weath and power." - dust jacket. Clean, bright and unmarked with very light wear. A high-quality copy . Very Good. 1991. First Edition.

$149.95

Above and Beyond The JR Shaw Family History in Life and Business, 1819 - 2004
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Above and Beyond The JR Shaw Family History in Life and Business, 1819 - 2004

By Day, Kirstie McLellan

Calgary, AB, Canada: Shaw Communications. Hardcover. B00487GACS [10], 494 pages. Profusely illustrated in colour and black and white. Documents the genealogy and illustrious business history of Mr. Shaw's family since 1819. This copy from the 2005 second printing. Book and dust jacket clean and bright with negligible wear. Average wear to slipcase. Facsimile inscription and initials of Mr. Shaw upon second leaf includes recipient's first name and date. An excellent copy of this important and substantive work. . Fine. 2005. Second Printing.

$295.00

Post-Capitalist Society
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Post-Capitalist Society

By Drucker, Peter Ferdinand

USA: Harpercollins. Hardcover. 0887306209 Signed, without inscription, by Peter Drucker upon front free endpaper. First printing. 232 pages. Index. "A probing and incisive analysis of the major world transformation from the Age of Capitalism to the Knowledge Society and how it will affect society, economics, business, and politics now and in the years ahead." - dust jacket. "Peter Drucker's pen is like a laser beam focusing powerful illumination on every subject touched." - R.M. Kanter, Harvard Business School. Drucker [1909-2005] was described in a 2014 Forbes article as "the founder of modern management." Prior owner's initials atop title page otherwise book clean, bright and unmarked with very light wear. Light wear to price-clipped dust jacket which is sunned at spine and partially on front panel. . Very Good. 1993. First Edition.

$1500.00

The Busy Man's Magazine, February [Feb.] 1907, Vol. XIII, No. 4 - The Great Jewish Invasion [of New York]
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The Busy Man's Magazine, February [Feb.] 1907, Vol. XIII, No. 4 - The Great Jewish Invasion [of New York]

By Keddell, E.A.; Nocross, Charles P.; Albert, Allan D.; MacDonagh, M.; Sawyer, Henry; Tritton, Sir I. Herbert; Winter, Nevin O.; Hendrick, Burton J.; Howe, Frederic C.; Crocker, Pearcy K.; Clear, Claudius; Markham, Edwin; Dark, Richard; Crissey, F.; al, Et

Toronto: The Maclean Publishing Company, Limited. Single Issue Magazine. A rare surviving issue of this publication which was renamed Maclean's in 1911 after its founder Lt.-Col. John Bayne Maclean and remains in publication with the same over one-hundred years later. "Containing the choicest and most entertaining articles and short stories appearing in the current numbers of the leading magazines of the world." - front cover. 9.25" x 6.25" in red card covers. 176 pages including 38 pages of wonderful ads, many illustrated. Contents include: James Bryce, LL.D., new British Ambassador to the U.S.; Lumber king and billionaire Frederick Weyerhaeuser; The Rapid Advancement of George Bruce Cortelyou; The Lords as the Supreme Court of Appeal; Great Men as Commercial Assets; A Solution to the Problem of the Unemployed in large English cities; The Financial Supremacy of London; Guatemala - land of opportunity; The Great Jewish Invasion - the industrial and social progress made by the Jewish population of New York; A Contrast between the American and British City; New York Businessman Pearcy K. Crocker in Jamaica; On the Value of Thrift; Work is the World's Law; Short Stories; Fire Waste and How to Reduce It; Capturing Wild Elephants in Mysore; Hints on Dismissing Unwelcome Callers; Brawn and Character; Cattle Raising in the Argentine; Other Contents of Current Magazines; and more. Binding intact. Clean and unmarked with moderate wear. A sound vintage copy. . Good. 1907. First Edition.

$395.00

The History and Development of Advertising
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The History and Development of Advertising

By Presbrey, Frank

USA: Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc.. Hardcover. B007BOVWNW ix, [3], 642 pages. Index. Over three-hundred illustrations, including many wonderful black and white plates at back. "The culmination of many years of work in the gathering of material and weaving the story of one of the world's most potent instruments for the development of manufacture, trade and industry." - Foreword. Former library copy rebound in gray buckram with usual markings. No dust jacket. Above-average wear. Binding intact. A worthy reference copy of this fascinating history. . Fair. 1929. First Edition.

$295.00

Foodservice Management Fundamentals
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Foodservice Management Fundamentals

By Reynolds, Dennis R.; McClusky, Kathleen W.

USA: Wiley. Hardcover. 0470409061 418 pages. "Delivers critical information to help students learn how to position, manage, and leverage a successful foodservice operation." - from back cover. Clean, bright and unmarked with negligible wear. Appears unread. A superb copy. . Fine. 2013. First Edition.

$79.95

Jimmy: An Autobiography
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Jimmy: An Autobiography

By Pattison, Jimmy

Toronto, ON, Canada: Seal Books, Toronto. Hardcover. 0770421962 300 pages. Index. Black and white photographic plates. "A no-holds-barred account of a fiercely determined man committed to his faith and to the ideal of always doing his best. Chronicles his bumpy road to fame, fortune, misfortune - and eventual triumph as one of Canada's most entrepreneurial businessmen." - dust jacket. Why send your child to business school when you can give them this book instead? Our favourite part is when Jimmy parlays $25,000 into $76,000,000 during the great silver boom of 1980. Although the business stories he recounts are now fading into the mists of time, the lessons they teach are timeless - and priceless. Front free endpaper removed. Prior owner's name atop title page, otherwise contents clean and unmarked. Light wear to dust jacket which is now preserved in glossy new archival-grade Brodart. A quality copy. . Good. 1987. First Printing.

$79.95

A Graphic History of Pacific Mills Limited, Manufacturers of Pulp and Paper and Paper Products / The Story of Pacific Mills Limited - Vancouver and Ocean Falls, B.C. [British Columbia]
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A Graphic History of Pacific Mills Limited, Manufacturers of Pulp and Paper and Paper Products / The Story of Pacific Mills Limited - Vancouver and Ocean Falls, B.C. [British Columbia]

By Davidson, John; al, et

British Columbia: Pacific Mills. Paperback. 106 pages. Oblong 7" x 10". Undated but appears to be circa 1945. Profusely illustrated with wonderful vintage black and white photos. "This is the story of Pacific Mills Limited and the most northerly located paper mill on the North American continent at Ocean Falls, B.C." - page 3. Name stamped atop title page otherwise unmarked with moderate external wear and soiling. A sound vintage copy of this important history. HALE 1230, EDWARDS & LORT 2700. . Good. 1945. First Edition.

$250.00

A Century Of Air And Water
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A Century Of Air And Water

By Zodiac

France: FRANCE. Paperback. B000Q9NGB0 160 pages. Chronology. Text in English. A most engaging review of the illustrious first hundred years of business of Groupe Zodiac/ The Zodiac Group. Gloriously illustrated in colour and black and white with archival photos and illustrations. Printed upon glossy stock. Clean, bright and unmarked with very light wear. A high-quality copy of this dynamic corporate history. . Very Good. 1996. First Edition.

$295.00

K. C. Irving;: The Art of The Industrialist
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K. C. Irving;: The Art of The Industrialist

By Hunt, Russell; Campbell, Robert

Canada: McClelland and Stewart. Hardcover. 0771042876 197 pages. "A thoroughly stimulating true tale of one of the most successful entrepreneurs Canada has ever known. A tale that predicts the eventual doom of the one-man dynasty, the lone financier, in today's world of the organization man. But at the peak of the dinosaur's reign, his might and influence in eastern canada are immense and incalculable. If there was ever a company town covering 28,000 square miles, with a population of 600,000, New Brunswick is it; and the company is K.C. Irving Limited." - dust jacket. Gift greetings upon front free endpaper, otherwise book clean and unmarked with light wear. Average wear to price-clipped dust jacket which is sunned along spine and now preserved in archival-grade Brodart. Binding tight. A sound copy. Includes 1992 obituary news clipping of Mr. Irving which includes a 1959 photo of him in his office. [Spadoni & Donnelly 2443] . Good. 1973. First Edition.

$149.95

The History of Standard Oil Company
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The History of Standard Oil Company

By Tarbell, Ida M

New York: McClure, Phillips & Co.. Hardcover. B000IDD1VE xx, 406, xiv, 409 pp. Index, black and white photographic plates, tissue-protected frontis photo and sketch of J.D. Rockefeller, maps, graphs, tables. The ground-breaking expose of John D. Rockefeller's Standard Oil Trust. First appeared as a nineteen part serialization in McClure's Magazine. "Describes the processes by which the oil industry passed from the control of the many to that of the few. The Standard Oil Trust furnished the methods, the charter, and the traditions for its followers. It led in the struggle against legislation against combinations. The perfection of its organisation and the ability and daring with which it carried out its projects, made it the pre-eminent trust of the world." - Paraphrased from Preface. Top edges gilt. Gilt lettering upon spines. Decorative title embossed upon red front boards. Moderate wear. Prior owner's discrete details upon recto of each back free endpaper, otherwise clean and unmarked. Narrow openings along hinges of Vol I. Dust jackets not included. A quality copy of this historic work. HOWES T 33. . Good. 1904. First Edition.

$2950.00

Du Pont Dynasty: Behind the Nylon Curtain
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Du Pont Dynasty: Behind the Nylon Curtain

By Colby, Gerard

USA: Lyle Stuart. Hardcover. 0818403527 One of twenty-three books selected for inclusion on the "Forbidden Bookshelf". 968 pages. Footnotes. Index. Black and white photographic plates. "Prentice-Hall drastically slashed its print run and advertising budget, despite the book's having met its advance sales target and won wide acceptance in reviews across the country. The almost immediate (and reportedly unprecedented) cancellation by BOMC (Book of the Month Club) of a book under such circumstances would have a chilling impact on most publishers, and Prentice-Hall was no exception. They allowed the book to go out of stock while demand for it remained high, and ultimately let it go out of print altogether." - Foreword. The above was discovered only after the author took Du Pont and Prentice-Hall to federal court. "I have tried, with admittedly humble resources, to explain what the Du Ponts and their extraordinary history mean for American society, its past and its future." - Foreword. Book clean and unmarked with average wear. Binding intact. Dust jacket not included. A sound copy of this important work. . Good. 1984. Second Edition.

$295.00

The History of The Standard Oil Company. 1950. Cloth.
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The History of The Standard Oil Company. 1950. Cloth.

By Tarbell, Ida M.

New York: Peter Smith. Hardcover. B007IMR7L8 Two volumes in one. xxx, 409 pages. Index. Occasional black and white illustrations. "This work is the outgrowth of an effort on the part of the editors of McClure's Magazine to deal concretely in their pages with the trust question in order that their readers might have a clear and succinct notion of the processes by which a particular industry passes from the control of the many to that of the few." - ix. Maroon buckram-covered boards. Relatively few library markings. Average wear. Binding intact. A sound copy of this uncommon reprint edition. [Howes T33, citing the 1904 edition] . Good. 1950. Reprint.

$350.00

The Pursuit of Dreams: The First 50 (Fifty) Years of Honda
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The Pursuit of Dreams: The First 50 (Fifty) Years of Honda

By Kobayashi, Shotaro [Foreword]

Japan: Nigensha. Hardcover. 214 glossy pages generously illustrated with color photos. Presents the proud and impressive history and tradition of the Honda Motor Company. Text in English. Book is as new and appears unread. Includes custom box which shows moderate wear. An excellent gift for any serious Honda fan, and a vital reference for anyone seeking to understand the origin of Honda's very successful corporate culture. . Fine. 1998. First Edition.

$199.95

Taken at the Flood: The Story of Albert D. Lasker
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Taken at the Flood: The Story of Albert D. Lasker

By Gunther, John

London: H.Hamilton. Hardcover. B0000CKU94 368 pages. Index. List of sources. "A brilliant, searching biography which brings to life one of the most extraordinary Americans of our time - the restless genius who not only created modern advertising, but whose career included zestful and productive adventures in politics, sport, shipping, Jewish affairs, show business, art and medical research." - dust jacket. Bit of writing atop front free endpaper otherwise clean and unmarked with light wear. Dust jacket now preserved in glossy new archival-grade Brodart. An attractive copy. . Very Good. 1960. First Edition.

$99.95

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