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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

PartnerShips to the World: Canada Steamship Lines One Hundred and Fifty Years on
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PartnerShips to the World: Canada Steamship Lines One Hundred and Fifty Years on

By Group, CSL

Montreal: The CSL Group. Hardcover. B002BFHS2K Presentation letter signed by CSL President Raymond W. Johnston laid-in. 96 pages. Oblong 9.5" x 12". Generously illustrated in colour and black and white. "From humble beginnings in 1845 with a simple stream boat on the Richelieu River, the company carved water with steel for 150 years to become the international leader in self-unloading technology." - dust jacket. Clean and unmarked with light wear. Dust jacket now preserved in archival grade Brodart. A quality copy. . Very Good. 1995. First Edition.

$79.95

Volvo 75 Years: 1927-2002
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Volvo 75 Years: 1927-2002

By Olsson, Jean Chriser; Moberger, Henrik

Switzerland: Motorbooks Intl. Hardcover. 3907153200 304 pages. Profusely illustrated with colour and black and white photography. "Takes readers on a journey from Goteborg, where Volvo had its beginnings, into the wide world which is now its marketplace. Deals with all aspects of Volvo's history, from its wide and varied range of products, its personalities and commercial affairs, to its safety philosophy and concern for the environment - all interwoven in a rich tapestry illustrating the history of a leader in the global transporation industry." - dust jacket. Text in English. Clean, bright and unmarked with very light wear. Dust jacket now preserved in glossy new archival-grade Brodart. An excellent copy of this lavish tribute the the long and successful history of Volvo. . Very Good. 2002. First Edition.

$199.95

Furniture: Its Advertising Possibilities Through the Use of Intaglio Gravure
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Furniture: Its Advertising Possibilities Through the Use of Intaglio Gravure

By Co., The Ullman Manufacturing

Long Island City, NY: The Ullman Manufacturing Co.. Paperback. 14 pages illustrated with intaglo gravure black and white reproductions of photos. "It is hoped that this booklet will be of material assistance to the furniture manufacturer in planning his advertising. The illustrations are reproductions of photographs taken from rooms in the new American Wing of the Metropolitan Museum of Art and present authentic groups of furniture shown in their correct environment, as well as a practical test of the process of reproduction employed." - first page. Unmarked with average wear. A sound vintage copy. Will be of interest to students of the history of American furniture advertising. . Good. 1925. First Edition.

$69.95

Fortune Magazine, Volume XXV Number 6, June 1942: The Negro's War / Sterling Products Inc. Vs. I.G. Farben in Latin America
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Fortune Magazine, Volume XXV Number 6, June 1942: The Negro's War / Sterling Products Inc. Vs. I.G. Farben in Latin America

By Bissell, Richard M. Jr.; Hutchison, Bruce; al, et

USA: Time Inc. Magazine Company. Single Issue Magazine. 212 pages. Features: The War of Distances - supplying our troops on distant fronts; Who Should Get the Ships? - The UN's methods, machinery, and difficulties of rationing; The Negro's War - a most fascinating look at the situation of America's blacks in WWII - with beautiful one-page color illustration by Romare Bearden and additional works by Charles Alston; Atlantic Area; They're Crowding the Rails - 51 trains/day on one Arizona track; Popguns on the Southern Front - Sterling Products Inc. is tasked with regaining its Latin-American drug market lost to I.G. Farben; Rubber Stocks - How Do We Stand?; "I Have Not Yet Begun To Fight" - Captain John Paul Jones; In Search of a Policy - Allocating scarce resources after the war; Anatomy of Public Spending - II; The Greatest Man in Canada - Prairie Editor John Wesley Dafoe of the Winnipeg Free Press; "Not Bold Enough" - thoughts of Archbishop Stritch of Chicago; and more. Many great ads including: Marion excavating equipment; White Trucks, featuring a beautifully illustrated scene in Yellowstone Park (?) with reference to Chiang Kai-shek; and back cover color-photo Chesterfield cigarette ad featuring Adrienne Ames, supervisor of canteen supplies for Bundles for Bluejackets (somewhat soiled). Unmarked with average wear. A quality vintage copy of this great wartime issue. . Good. 1942. First Edition.

$199.95

Fortune Magazine, Volume XXXI Number 6, June 1945: The Military Police / Battle for the Philippines
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Fortune Magazine, Volume XXXI Number 6, June 1945: The Military Police / Battle for the Philippines

By Terborgh, George; Haystead, Ladd; al, et

Jersey City, NJ: Time Inc. Magazine Company. Single Issue Magazine. 288 pages. Features: One War to Go - The Coming Fight with Japan; U.S. Meat in This War - how boneless beaf solved the logistics of meat for the first time; Philips of Eindhoven - The big Dutch electrical company, in the U.S. to stay, shows no signs of changing its cartel tactics; The New Transport Planes - Consolidated Vultee's Clipper - the state of the art, how we got here, and what's in the future; The Bogey of Economic Maturity - Washington spenders claim capitallism is moribund; Commander Eugene F. McDonald of Zenith; The Medal - today's heroes are heirs to the great tradition of Pisanello; The Military Police - bully boys in the last war, this time they have won the G.I.'s respect; Battle for the Philippines - the U.S. settled the battle of the Pacific; and more. Many excellent vintage ads in color and black and white, perhaps being the one-page War Loan ad which features photo of Admiral Hirohito on horse, with inset photo of Admiral Halsey who has expressed his desire to ride the Emperor's horse, Shirayuki. Another great color ad by International Harvester shows U.S. troops storming Pacific beach with title "Till The Japs Say Uncle"; Somewhat above-average external wear. Unmarked. Spine lean. A worthy vintage copy of this sensational WWII-era issue. . Good. 1945. First Edition.

$199.95

Income Opportunities Magazine, May-June 1965, No. 736
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Income Opportunities Magazine, May-June 1965, No. 736

By Madonia, Gail; al, et

USA: Science and Mechanics Publishing Company. Single Issue Magazine. 98 pages. Features: 13 Easy-sell mail order items; $100 and up starts 9 low-cost businesses; $500 starts a bike rental agency; $3,500 opens a standard gas station; 11 ways retirees can increase income; 44 hot new lines for specialty salesmen; Used Guns - A Booming Business. Heavy external wear with chip from front cover and loss to bottom of backstrip. A fascinating snapshot of American self-employment opportunities in the mid-1960s. . Fair. 1965. First Edition.

$79.95

Fortune Magazine, Volume XXVI Number 4, October (Oct.) 1942: Edwin M. Stanton / Hard Facts of Air Cargo
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Fortune Magazine, Volume XXVI Number 4, October (Oct.) 1942: Edwin M. Stanton / Hard Facts of Air Cargo

By Pribichevich, Stoyan; Colm, Gerhard; Noyes, Alfred; Janeway, Eliot; al, et

New York: Time Inc. Magazine Company. Single Issue Magazine. 228 pages. Features: Unified Command - examing the war cabinets of America, Britain, and Germany; Andre Cheradame's Plan for the UN to arm the enslaved people of Europe; The Hard Facts of Air Cargo - it can deliver a quick punch but is limited by raw materials and fuel; Making the best use of our limited steel; Housing for War - Billeting and Requisitioning are necessary for war workers - with emphasis upon Mobile, Alabama; War on the Western Ocean - a personal account of two Atlantic crossings by Stoyan Pribichevich; Machine-Tool Maker's Dilemma - Warner & Swasey has boosted turret-lathe production 700% and will be faced with no demand after the war; Lend-Lease To Date - how and how well it works; Hero - Edwim M. Stanton, Lincoln's Secretary of War; The New Age of Wood - describing its many untapped possible uses; Washington Fiscal Policy; The Edge of the Abyss - by Alfed Noyes; and more. Dozens of great vintage ads in color and black and white, including a very attractive military-themed color ad for Harrisburg Steel. Great color ad for Gruen watches on back cover offers Melbourne Brindle-illustrated cockpit view of bombers over Tokyo and caption "How To Get Home From Tokyo!" Unmarked with average wear. A quality vintage copy of this excellent wartime issue. . Good. 1942. First Edition.

$199.95

Bibliography of Business and Economic Forecasting
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Bibliography of Business and Economic Forecasting

By Fildes, Robert

USA: Facts on File. Hardcover. 0871965550 vi, 424 pages. "Contains over 4,000 items, journal articles and books. The entries are key worded according to a very carefully chosen structure, which allows easy access to some 500 topics of research. Consequently, it is possible to use this work as a 'first resort' for a very wide range of forecasting problems in business and economics." - from Introduction. Usual library markings. Moderate wear. A sound copy of this informative reference. . Good. 1981. First Edition.

$199.95

From Farm Boy to Financier
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From Farm Boy to Financier

By Vanderlip, Frank A.

New York: D. Appleton-Century Co., Incorporated. Hardcover. B00085HVUY vi, [2], 312 p. Index. Black and white photographic plates including frontis portrait of Vanderlip who rose from humble beginnings to become head of National City Bank. This work most notable for Chapter XXI entitled 'A Conclave on Jekyl Island' which states: "There was an occasion, near the close of 1910, when I was as secretive, indeed, as furtive as any conspirator... I do not feel it any exaggeration to speak of our secret expedition to Jekyl Island as the occasion of the actual conception of what eventually became the Federal Reserve System." - page 210. Moderate wear to book. Binding intact. Slight lean to spine. Gift greetings, dated 1935, upon front free endpaper. Above-average wear to dust jacket, now in mylar, which lacks a two-inch piece from bottom of spine. Includes news clipping detailing the settlement of Vanderlip's estate. A worthy copy of this historic reference. . Good. 1935. First Edition.

$1750.00

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