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THEIR LIVES AND NUMBERS: THE CONDITION OF WORKING PEOPLE IN MASSACHUSETTS, 1870-1900
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THEIR LIVES AND NUMBERS: THE CONDITION OF WORKING PEOPLE IN MASSACHUSETTS, 1870-1900

By Bedford, Henry F. (edited with an introduction by)

Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 1995. PB. fine, wraps (softcover). ISBN 0801482585 Narrative and statistical documnets from the Massachusetts Bureau of Statistics of Labor first thirty years. 240pp.

$6.00

A SAGA OF THE SEAS: THE STORY OF CYRUS W. FIELD AND THE LAYING OF THE FIRST ATLANTIC CABLE

By McDonald, Philip B.

New York: Wilson-Erickson, 1937. HC. very good, light green cloth (hardcover) no dustjacket. 288pp.

$20.00

THE SCARLET WOMAN OF WALL STREET
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THE SCARLET WOMAN OF WALL STREET

By Gordon, John Steele

New York: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1988. HC. good w/good dustjacket (hardcover). B&W illustrations. ISBN 1555842127 "Jay Gould, Jim Fisk, Cornelius Vanderbilt, the Erie Railway Wars, & the Birth of Wall Street." Engrossing reading, well written, good bibliography. 421pp.

$10.00

GREGOR MACGREGOR: CAZIQUE OF POYAIS 1786-1845 - SCRIPOPHILY LIBRARY NUMBER ONE

By Gregg, Richard T.

London: Intl. Bond & Share Society, 1999. PB. very good+, wraps (softcover) with letter from author laid-in. B&W illustrations. ISBN 0951125028 With letter from the author laid-in. 28pp.

$12.00

THE WITCH OF WALL STREET: HETTY GREEN

By Sparkes, Boyden & Moore, Samuel Taylor

London: William Heinemann, Ltd, 1930. HC. good, purple cloth (hardcover) no dustjacket. B&W illustrations. First published in 1930, a journalistic biography of an eccentric woman traditionally a very successful investing capitalist. Based largely on secondary materials, and gives little insight into Mrs. Green's investment policy and management. Larson 405. 338pp.

$20.00

FROM WORKING DAUGHTERS TO WORKING MOTHERS: IMMIGRANT WOMEN IN A NEW ENGLAND INDUSTRIAL COMMUNITY
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FROM WORKING DAUGHTERS TO WORKING MOTHERS: IMMIGRANT WOMEN IN A NEW ENGLAND INDUSTRIAL COMMUNITY

By Lamphere, Louise

Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 1987. PB. good+, wraps (softcover) FADED SPINE - FOXING TOP EDGE. ISBN 0801494419 Spine has faded, and there is foxing to the top edge of the book block. 390pp.

$6.00

AMERICA'S WOODEN AGE: ASPECTS OF ITS EARLY TECHNOLOGY

By Hindle, Brooke (editor)

Tarrytown, NY: Sleepy Hollow Restorations, 1975. HC. good w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover) SEE NOTE. NOTE - SOME SMOKY DISCOLORATION ON EDGES OF DUSTJACKET, AND FOREEDGE OF THE BOOK BLOCK -- During this period to the mid-nineteenth century, Americans used wood as building material, fuel, and raw material for processed chemicals. This book probes features of the technology of the Wooden Age, revealing the extraordinary versatility and significance of this abundant natural resource. 218pp.

$6.00

THE REAPER: A HISTORY OF THE EFFORTS OF THOSE WHO JUSTLY MAY BE SAID TO HAVE MADE BREAD CHEAP

By Steward, John F.

New York: Greenberg: Publisher, 1931. HC. good+, green cloth (hardcover) no dustjacket - SEE NOTE. This copy has a library bookplate on the front pastedown, and an empty pocket on the rear pastedown - NO OTHER MARKS, thus I assume this was never accessioned and placed on the shelves. 382pp.

$15.00

IRON AND STEEL IN AMERICA

By Lewis, W. David

Greenville, DE: The Hagley Museum, 1976. PB. very good+, wraps (softcover). B&W illustrations. ISBN 0914650106 64pp.

$20.00

WALL STREET IN THE AMERICAN NOVEL

By Westbrook, Wayne W.

New York: New York University Press, 1980. HC. very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover). ISBN 0814791948 "When a novelist creates a financier he turns to Wall Street for a model. Why conceive a new character when Vanderbilts, Morgans and Rockefellers stalked the Exchanges from New York to San Francisco, personalities with dimensions beyond which the individual imagination could reach?" 213pp.

$8.00

BEST BOOKS ON THE STOCK MARKET: AN ANALYTICAL BIBLIOGRAPHY

By Zerden, Sheldon

New York: R. R. Bowker Company, 1972. HC. good+, pictorial boards (hardcover) owner's inscription. ISBN 0835205479 Owner's inscription on FFEP. Main body of the text consists of reviews of 150 books classified into six categories, including: Methods of Investing; History; Biography; Books for the Beginner; How to Beat the Market; General Works; Textbooks and Reference Works. Also a supplementary recommended list and author-title index and title-author index. 168pp.

$225.00

THE AMERICAN PULP AND PAPER MILL SUPERINTENDENTS ASSOCIATION SOUVENIR PROGRAM AND YEAR BOOK 1931 - JUNE 4,5,6, DAYTON, OHIO

1931. PB. good, wraps (softcover). B&W illustrations. Fantastic advertisements, illustrations, and articles. 240pp.

$25.00

HERSHEY

By Hershey Foods Corporation

Hershey, PA: Hershey Foods Corporation, 1979. PB. very good, wraps (softcover). B&W and color illustrations. 96pp.

$15.00

MILTON S. HERSHEY

By Shippen, Katherine B. and Wallace, Paul A. W.

Hershey, PA: Milton Hershey School, 1973. PB. very good, wraps (softcover). B&W illustrations. A reprint from the 1959 Random House biography of Hershey in a different format for distribution to the public who visit Hershey. 40pp.

$6.00

VALUES & VISIONS, A MERCK CENTURY

By Sturchio, Jeffrey L. (editor) (foreword by P. Roy Vagelos)

n.p.: privately printed, 1991. HC. very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover). B&W and Color illustrations. A profile of Merck's people and an analysis of Merck's century of progress in research and development, in manufacturing, and in marketing. 192pp.

$12.50

THE R. F. GRIGGS COMPANY - INVESTMENT BANKERS - WATERBURY, CONNECTICUT 1903-1929

By The R. F. Griggs Company

Waterbury, CT: The Heminway Press, 1929. HC. very good, dark green paper covered boards (hardcover). B&W illustrations. Small unpaginated book. unpaginated.

$30.00

OLD GORGON GRAHAM: MORE LETTERS FROM A SELF-MADE MERCHANT TO HIS SONE -- QUOIN CLUB EDITION

By Lorimer, George Horance

New York: Doubleday, Page & Company, 1904. HC. very good, cream cloth (hardcover) with good cloth dustjacket. QUOIN CLUB EDITION with cloth dustjacket - some soiling to cloth jacket. 308pp.

$10.00

BARONS OF BUSINESS: THEIR LIVES AND LIFESTYLES

By Scheller, William G.

Beaux Arts Editions, 2002. HC. very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover). B&W and color illustrations. ISBN 0883636778 240pp.

$10.00

STUDIES IN ENTERPRISE: A SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY OF AMERICAN AND CANADIAN COMPANY HISTORIES AND BIOGRAPHIES OF BUSINESSMEN

By Daniells, Lorna M.

Boston: Baker Library Harvard Univ, 1957. HC. good, gray cloth (hardcover). The contents of this volume suggest that the businessman, traditionally close-mouthed about his affairs, has in fact been recording his story with impressive enthusiasm." Sections of the bibliography include: Agriculture and Fishing; Contract Construction; Manufacturing; Transportation; Public Utilities; Distribution; Finance; Insurance: Real Estate and Colonial Land Companies; and Services. A very useful listing albeit without critical comments. 169pp.

$15.00

OIL HISTORY: A SELECTED & ANNOTATED BIBLIOGRAPHY

By Neff, E. Richard (compiled by)

Houston, TX: Int Assn Drilling Contractor, 1995. HC. fine, blue cloth (hardcover) no dustjacket as published. ISBN 0964831406 373pp.

$35.00

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