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DICTIONARY OF AMERICAN BIOGRAPHY - VOLUMES I to X; and SUPPLIMENTS ONE THROUGH EIGHT - 16 VOLUME SET

by Johnson, Allen (edited by)

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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons. HC. very good, maroon cloth, (hardcover). EXTRA SHIPPING WILL BE REQUIRED - Nice clean, bright and tight set. Renewal copyright dates begin with 1964 in volume 1, up to 1988 for Supplement 8. Some supplement volumes are two volumes in one book. Please provide zip code for shipping quote in US.
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L. RAMSAY MACDONALD: LABOR'S MAN OF DESTINY

by Tiltman, H. Hessell

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1929
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New York: Frederick A. Stokes Company, 1929. HC. very good, maroon cloth (hardcover) no dustjacket. B&W illustrations. 456pp.
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EVERYBODY WINS! A LIFE IN FREE ENTERPRISE

by Cain, Gordan

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1997
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ISBN 10
0941901149
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Philadelphia, PA: Chemical Heritage Press, 1997. HC. fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover). B&W illustrations. ISBN 0941901149 A case study in American business enterprise told though the life of an extraordinary man. This book chronicles how chemical engineer Gordan Cain effected a turnaround in the commodity chemicals industry through the strategies of innovative management, employee stock ownership, and leveraged buy… Read more
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THOMAS ALVA EDISON: BUILDER OF CIVILIZATION

by Garbedian, Gordon

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1947
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New York: Julian Messner, Inc, 1947. HC. good w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover). ill. by Robert Burns. 231pp.
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EDISON AT WORK: THE THOMAS A. EDISON LABORATORY AT WEST ORANGE, NEW JERSEY - The Famous Museum Series

by Hutchings, David W.

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1969
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0803818939
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New York: Hastings House, Publishers, 1969. HC. very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover). B&W illustrations. ISBN 0803818939 Where did Edison work? What sort of shop did he have? How did he go about discovering his world-changing inventions? The answers are in the Thomas Edison Museum at West Orange, NJ, the laboratories and machine shops he worked in for forty-four… Read more
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EDISON

by Beasley, Rex (foreword by Herbert Hoover)

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1964
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Philadelphia, PA: Chilton Books, 1964. HC. good+ w/good dustjacket (hardcover) review slip laid in. B&W illustrations. In this book, Edison is seen in a conflict of moods as he proves, pushes, and shouts for the results he is determined to achieve. 176pp.
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THOMAS ALVA EDISON: AN AMERICAN MYTH

by Wachhorst, Wyn

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1982
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0262231085
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Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press, 1982. HC. good w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover). B&W illustrations. ISBN 0262231085 Book traces the transmutations of Edison's image in the eyes of his countrymen as the ideal embodiment of American values and virtues: hard work, perserverance, the gospel of technological progress, the mythology of the self-made man, individualism, optimism, practically mingled with idealism.… Read more
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EDISON: INVENTING THE CENTURY

by Baldwin, Neil (with bookplate signed by the author)

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1995
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0786860413
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New York: Hyperion, 1995. HC. very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover). B&W photos. ISBN 0786860413 "The first biography of Thomas Edison to distinquish the myth from the complex and self-contradictory man, and the first to place him in the intellectual and cultural context of his times." 531pp.
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F. WAYLAND AYER FOUNDER - THE BUSINESS PIONEER

by Babst, Earl D.; Wood, Jarvis A. (introduction by)

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1923
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Philadelphia: N. W. Ayer & Son, 1923. HC. very good+, flexible leather, teg (hardcover) in original box. Herein you may read of F. Wayland Ayer as his purposeful and dutiful life revealed him to other men: as a business pioneer, a farmer, a religious leaders, a friend, a Christian statesman." 80pp.
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THE du PONTS OF DELAWARE: A FANTASTIC DYNASTY

by Carr, William H. A.

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1964
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New York: Dodd, Mead & Co, 1964. HC. good w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover). B&W illustrations. Illustrated with genealogical charts, a map and photographs. 368pp.
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DR, SPERRY AS WE KNEW HIM

by Durgin, Russell L. (editor English section); Kawaguchi, Zenichi (editor Japanese section)

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1931
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Yokohama, Japan: The Nichi-Bei Press, 1931. HC. very good++, red leather spine, teg (hardcover) in slipcase. B&W illustrations. Published in the memory of the inventor and business man Elmer A. Sperry. The Japanese section runs to page 199, and the English section (a translation) to page 477. Contents of English Section: I. The Life of Dr. Sperry, II.… Read more
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MEMOIRS OF A MAVERICK PUBLISHER

by Stern, J. David

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1962
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New York: Simon and Schuster, 1962. HC. good w/lightly edge worn dustjacket (hardcover). The candid confessions of a liberal, independent newspaper man, covering his forty years from cub reporter to owner." 320pp.
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THE LION OF WALL STREET: THE TWO LIVES OF JACK DREYFUS

by Dreyfus, Jack

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1996
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0895264617
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Washington, DC: Regnery Publishing, 1996. HC. fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover). B&W photos. ISBN 0895264617 Dreyfus, Wall Street maverick and founder of the billion-dollar Dreyfus Fund, offers the story of his remarkable life, from his early years in Montgomery, Alabama, through college, the Coast Guard, and eventually to the New York Stock Exhange, where he created his formula for… Read more
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THE LEGEND OF HENRY FORD

by Sward, Keith

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1948
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New York: Rinehart & Company, Inc, 1948. HC. good, green cloth (hardcover) no dustjacket - light edgewear. The result of ten years of research, this is the first definitive work on the great industrialist who built an automobile into a veritable empire. 501pp.
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A GOODLY HERITAGE

by Noyes, Pierrepont B.

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1958
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New York: Rinehart & Co., Inc, 1958. HC. good w/good dustjacket (hardcover). B&W illustrations. The continuing autobiography of an imaginative businessman and the part his boyhood in the unique Oneida Community played in shaping his successful career." Noyes helped to build one of America's largest silver companies, Oneida Ltd., makers of community plate. 275pp.
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CORSAIR: THE LIFE OF J. PIERPONT MORGAN

by Sinclair, Andrew

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1981
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0316792403
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Boston: Little, Brown and Co, 1981. HC. very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover). B&W illustrations. ISBN 0316792403 269pp.
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THE TRIUMPH OF AN IDEA: THE STORY OF HENRY FORD

by Graves, Ralph H.

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1934
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New York: Doubleday, Doran & Co, 1934. HC. good, blue cloth (hardcover) NO DUSTJACKET. ill. with 52 photographs. NO DUSTJACKET -- A slight, publicity type of book that traces growth of Ford production and describes plants and processes. Larson 408. 184pp.
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CALIFORNIA YANKEE: WILLIAM R. STAATS - BUSINESS PIONEER

by Wilson, Carol Green

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1946
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Claremont, CA: The Saunders Press, 1946. HC. good, tan cloth (hardcover) (no dustjacket) wear bottom corners. B&W illustrations. NO DUSTJACKET - WEAR BOTTOM CORNERS -- William Staats headed for California in November, 1886. From 1887 to 1928 his contributions to the development of California were far reaching. 184pp.
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EDISON: THE MAN AND HIS WORK

by Bryan, George S.

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1926
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Garden City, NY: Garden City Publishing Co, 1926. HC. good, blue cloth (hardcover) (no dustjacket). B&W illustrations. NO DUSTJACKET - This volume endeavors to present the human interest inherent in Edison and at the same time it assumes that Edison cannot properly be separated from his work. 350pp.
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A STREAK OF LUCK

by Conot, Robert

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Published
1979
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ISBN 10
0872235211
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New York: Seaview Books, 1979. HC. very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover). B&W illustrations. ISBN 0872235211 Scholarly biography of Thomas A. Edison. Title comes from Edison's comment made July 26, 1869, 'I'll never give up for I may have a streak of luck before I die.' 565pp.
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