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Image for The Connecticut Business Directory for 1874. A Complete Index to the Mercantile, Manufacturing and Professional Interests of the State, Together with Much Valuable Miscellaneous Information

The Connecticut Business Directory for 1874. A Complete Index to the Mercantile, Manufacturing and Professional Interests of the State, Together with Much Valuable Miscellaneous Information

By: Briggs & Co., Publishers

Price: $345.00

Publisher: Boston, Briggs & Co.: 1874

Seller ID: 034094

Condition: Fair


Boston: Briggs & Co., 1874. Published 1874. Comprehensive directory to Connecticut's business and industry, with considerable illustrated advertising printed on bright yellow or blue paper, additional illustrated advertising on plain white paper, a few on green paper, plus full color ad for Mudge Printers of Boston. Worn copy with printed orange covers, black replacement spine, all covered over with reinforcing clear tape, spine label made by a mechanical label maker, old gauze adhesive tape beneath the clear tape in a couple of areas, 9.25" tall, 1.75" thick. Other than the external... View more info

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The Connecticut Business Directory for 1883. A Complete Index to the Mercantile, Manufacturing and Professional Interests of the State, Together with Much Valuable Miscellaneous Information

By: Briggs & Co., Publishers

Price: $345.00

Publisher: Boston, Briggs & Co.: 1883

Seller ID: 034089

Condition: Fair


Boston: Briggs & Co., 1883. Published 1883. Comprehensive directory to Connecticut's business and industry, with considerable illustrated advertising printed on bright yellow paper, additional illustrated advertising on plain white paper, a few on light purple paper, plus full color ad for American Encaustic Tile. Externally heavily worn, light orange printed paper covered hardcover wtih brown cloth spine, spine lettering faded but legible, 9.5" tall, 2.75" thick. Covers considerably rubbed and scuffed with an indentation to the front cover, hinges cracked but secure, endpapers a li... View more info

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Clever Introductions for Chairmen : A Compilation of Practical Speeches and Stories

By: Brings, Lawrence W., Editor

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Minneapolis, Minnesota USA, T.S. Denison & Company: 1956

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 020426

Condition: Very Good


Minneapolis, Minnesota USA: T.S. Denison & Company , 1956. Dozens of opening remarks geared toward introducing people of various occupations and such, with an emphasis on mild humor. Charcoal grey linen-like cloth with heavy gilt spine lettering, 416 pages, dustjacket. The book is in very good condition with minor scuffs along the bottom edge of cover on both sides of the book, hardly any other discernible edgewear, with sound text block, good hinges, clean pages with no names or other markings. The mylar protected dustjacket is not priceclipped and is also in very good condition, with some g... View more info

The Effective Answer to Communism and Why You Don't Get it in College

By: Brown, Harry Gunnison. With Elizabeth Read Brown

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Robert Schalkenbach Foundation: 1958

Seller ID: 017414

Condition: Very Good


New York: Robert Schalkenbach Foundation, 1958. Published 1958. An explanation of why communism doesn't work explained through economics. Red softcover, 100 pages. Some light rubbing to the covers, spine a bit faded, pages clean with a few neat pencil underlines in the first two chapters, no names or other markings.. Soft Cover. Very Good. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. View more info

Image for The American Muck Book; Treating of the Nature, Properties, Sources, History, and Operations of All the Principal Fertilisers and Manures in Common Use...

The American Muck Book; Treating of the Nature, Properties, Sources, History, and Operations of All the Principal Fertilisers and Manures in Common Use...

By: Browne, D. J.

Price: $185.00

Publisher: New York, C. M. Saxton: 1851

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 037283

Condition: Fair


New York: C. M. Saxton, 1851. First edition, 1851. Comprehensive book on use of manures for use as agricultural fertilizers, illustrated with engravings. Dark brown cloth lettered in gilt, 429 pages plus two pages of publisher's ads. Covers rubbed and spotted with a surface tear to the top half of the front joint, a couple of other very minor chips, sound binding, uniformly foxed but readily legible pages, very minor old transparent stain to the inner margin of the title page, a few other very minor spots to the last few pages, no names or other markings.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fair. 8vo ... View more info

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BW's Special Reports of Major Business Problems

By: Business Week Magazine

Price: $16.00

Publisher: New York, Business Week Magazine: 1964

Seller ID: 002940

Condition: Very Good


New York: Business Week Magazine, 1964. Undated, ca. 1964. Special publication consisting of reprinted articles selected by the editors of Business Week and distributed only to subscribers. This issue includes articles about: helicopters as they have emerged from the Vietnam War, negroes and Civil Rights, the dawn of electronic banking, mass housing, Detroit's fear of the 1970s, boom economy in Mexico, consumer revolution, much more. Black leatherette, unpaginated (about 120 pages). Gilt lettering on covers somewhat dulled, some light fingerprinting to the covers, little wear, very clean ... View more info

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BW's Special Reports of Major Business Problems

By: Business Week Magazine

Price: $16.00

Publisher: New York, Business Week Magazine: 1964

Seller ID: 002939

Condition: Very Good


New York: Business Week Magazine, 1964. Undated, ca. 1964. Special publication consisting of reprinted articles selected by the editors of Business Week and distributed only to subscribers. This issue includes articles about: world steel, the new market for computers, development within Eastern Europe, jobs for negroes after the passage of the new Civil Rights Act, marketing consulting, airlines poised for growth, much more. Red leatherette, unpaginated (about 120 pages). Gilt lettering on covers somewhat dulled, little wear, very clean pages.. Soft Cover. Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" -... View more info

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Reusing America's Schools: A Guide for Local Officials, Developers, Neighborhood Residents, Planners, and Preservationists

By: Carlson, Daniel

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C., U.S.A., Preservation Press: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015650

ISBN: 0891331840

Condition: Very Good


Washington, D.C., U.S.A.: Preservation Press, 1991. First edition, first printing, 1991. Illustrated ideas and resources for adaptive re-use of old school buildings into productive and economically viable properties. Softcover, 68 pages. Near fine condition with a small scuffed area at the bottom of the rear cover nearest the spine, internally fine with no names or other markings.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. First Edition. View more info

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Reusing America's Schools: A Guide for Local Officials, Developers, Neighborhood Residents, Planners, and Preservationists

By: Carlson, Daniel

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C., U.S.A., Preservation Press: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015651

ISBN: 0891331840

Condition: Very Good


Washington, D.C., U.S.A.: Preservation Press, 1991. First edition, first printing, 1991. Illustrated ideas and resources for adaptive re-use of old school buildings into productive and economically viable properties. Softcover, 68 pages. Near fine condition with a small scuffed area at the bottom of the rear cover nearest the spine, internally fine with no names or other markings.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. First Edition. View more info

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The Republic of India in 1950

By: Chase National Bank

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Chase National Bank: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 040267

Condition: Fair


New York: Chase National Bank, 1950. Introduction to a newly-independent India for American investors, illustrated in both color and in black and white. Focus is on economy, industry and natural resources. Softcover, 34 pages. Covers soiled and speckled, binding sound, contents clean with a few signs of light use.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Fair. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. First Edition. View more info

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Airline Price Policy : A Study of Domestic Airline Passenger Fares

By: Cherington, Paul W.

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Massachusetts, Graduate School of Business Administration, Harvard University: 1958

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005456

Condition: Good


Cambridge, Massachusetts: Graduate School of Business Administration, Harvard University, 1958. First edition [1958]. Good ex-insurance library copy. A study of competition in airline fares during a period of fare regulation. Sections include: The Marketing and Cost Environment; The Regulatory Environment; The Price of the Service; Pricing for Small Market Segments; Pricing for Major Market Segments - Coach Fares; Pricing Actions Aimed at Other Large Markets; Prices Designed for Competitive Selling; and Pricing Actions Designed to Increase Unit Revenues. Blue cloth, 471 pages. Formerly fr... View more info

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Manpower Needs in the Hawaiian Economy

By: Chu, Esme

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Honolulu, Department of Planning and Economic Development: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003552

Condition: Fair


Honolulu: Department of Planning and Economic Development, 1967. First edition [1967]. Analysis of current and projected employment needs, completed for presentation at the Governor's Converence on Human Resources in February, 1967. Includes several pages of charts and statistical data. Light tan softcover printed in blue, eight pages plus eighteen pages of tables and charts. Some cover soil and a bit of bumping at the lower outside corner, underlines and marginalia in text. . First Edition. Soft Cover. Fair. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. First Edition. View more info

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The Africanization of the Labor Market: Educational and Occupational Segmentation in the Cameroun

By: Clignet, Remi

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Berkeley, Los Angeles and London, University of California Press: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021089

ISBN: 0520030192

Condition: Very Good


Berkeley, Los Angeles and London: University of California Press, 1976. First edition, 1976. Glazed olive leather-look cloth with gilt spine lettering, 230 pages with extensive index, printed dustjacket. The book is in very good condition, looks and feels new, with sound text block, good hinges, clean pages with no names or other markings. The mylar protected dustjacket is not corner clipped and is also in very good condition, with a quarter inch very neatly closed tear just inside the top right corner of its front cover (not obstructing design). . First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Go... View more info

Blackwood's Magazine, Vol. 293, No. 1770, April 1963

By: Contributors to Blackwood's Magazine

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Edinburgh and London, William Blackwood and Sons, Ltd.: 1963

Seller ID: 019379

Condition: Good


Edinburgh and London: William Blackwood and Sons, Ltd., 1963. Articles and fiction include: Ice-Cream and the General Election by James Halliday; Beast of God by Cecilia Dabrowska; Samoan Odyssey II by George Irwin, among others. Light pink softcover with navy cover lettering and scottish thistle border decoration, about a hundred pages. The book is in good condition with some overall surface rubbing, small arrow marks in blue ink upon the cover, a rusted paper clip attached to page one, clean pages with no names or other markings.. Soft Cover. Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. View more info

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Westerly's Oldest Witness : How Westerly [Rhode Island] and The Washington Trust Company Have Progressed Together for 150 Years

By: Cooney, Ralph Bolton

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Westerly, RI, The Washington Trust Company: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 037205

Condition: Very Good


Westerly, RI: The Washington Trust Company, 1950. First edition [1950]. History of Westerly, Rhode Island, intertwined with the history of The Washington Trust Co., which started there in 1800. Illustrated in black and white. Softcover, 84 pages. Very good condition with minimal wear, firm binding, clean pages, no names or other markings.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. First Edition. View more info

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The Secret Life Of Lobsters: How Fishermen And Scientists Are Unraveling The Mysteries Of Our Favorite Crustacean

By: Corson, Trevor

Price: $14.00

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Perennial Library - Harper & Row: 2005

Edition: First Perennial Printing

Seller ID: 015637

ISBN: 0060555599

Condition: Very Good


New York, New York, U.S.A.: Perennial Library - Harper & Row, 2005. Published 2005. Fascinating depiction of an the Cranberry Island lobstering community (off Mt. Desert Island, Maine) as well as a history of lobstering, a description of lobster habitat and behavior, etc. Softcover, 289 pages plus appendix. Some minimal edge rubbing, internally fine with no names or other markings.. First Perennial Printing. Soft Cover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. First Edition. View more info

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Loom Supply Parts. Crompton & Knowles Loom Works, Worcester, Mass. Catalog

By: Crompton & Knowles Loom Works

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Worcester, MA, Crompton & Knowles Loom Works: 1924

Seller ID: 034458

Condition: Fair


Worcester, MA: Crompton & Knowles Loom Works, 1924. 1924 catalogue of loom parts and supplies. Brown softcover with maroon cloth spine, 9" tall, 539 pages. Covers heavily rubbed with some chipping to the corners, binding sound with no loosened pages, pages a bit age-yellowed but mainly very clean with a few stray fingerprints in margins, a few page edges worn from use, no names or other markings.. Soft Cover. Fair. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. View more info

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Why Men Strike

By: Crowther, Samuel

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Garden City, New York, Doubleday, Page & Co.: 1920

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 028388

Condition: Very Good


Garden City, New York: Doubleday, Page & Co., 1920. First edition (1920). Examination of causes of labor strikes in the early twentieth century, advocating for worker investment and industrial thrift. Gray hardcover, 232 pages, no dustjacket. Very light edgewear, some minor finger soil to front cover, good hinges, sound text block, very clean pages with no names or other markings.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/No. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. First Edition. View more info

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The Stalled Society

By: Crozier, Michel

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Viking Press: 1973

Edition: First US Edition

Seller ID: 018594

ISBN: 0670666874

Condition: Very Good


New York: Viking Press, 1973. First American edition, 1973. An exploration of strategies for social change in a stalled modern industrial society, written by a noted French sociologist. Teal canvas-like cloth with heavy silver gilt and orange spine lettering, blue tinted top edge, 177 pages, illustrated dustjacket. The book is in very good condition with some light rubbing to its edges, sound text block, good hinges, clean pages with no names or other markings. The mylar protected dustjacket is not priceclipped and is also in very good condition with mild residue from a price sticker at upp... View more info

Obstacles to Development

By: Currie, Lauchlin

Price: $22.00

Publisher: East Lansing, Michigan, Michigan State University Press: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 018504

Condition: Very Good


East Lansing, Michigan: Michigan State University Press, 1967. First edition, 1967. Gray cloth with gilt spine lettering, 139 pages, color print designed dustjacket (in white red and green).The book is in very good condition, with white residue and dried mildewed demarcations on a slightly concave cover, externally good, internally near fine. The mylar protected dustjacket is not priceclipped and is also in very good condition, with a mild dampstain to bottom of spine, pleasantly age-toned with no additional edgewear. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾... View more info