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Kings of Fortune; or, The Triumphs and Achievements of Noble, Self-Made Men

By: Houghton, Walter R. (editor)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Chicago, IL, A. E. Davis & Co.: 1885

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 041960

Condition: Very Good


Original copy, rebound in olive buckram, lettered in gilt. Ex-library copy, noncirculating and thus lightly marked (stamps to fore- and bottom edges), with little actual wear. Mild spotting to portions of covers, text block edges somewhat toned. 621 pp. A solid reading copy. View more info

The Robber Barons: The Great American Capitalists 1861-1901

By: Josephson, Matthew

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Harcourt, Brace and Co.: 1934

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 046240

ISBN: B00X172LTM

Condition: Fine


Black cloth, lettered in silver foil, deckled bottom text block edge, top edge stained red. Essentially as issued. Dust jacket (red lettering on black field) shows minor chipping/loss at spine extremities, several corners, with two short closed tears along top rear edge, presents nicely in mylar. Stated first edition but with unpriced DJ and BOMC insert tucked in at rear. xii,474 pp. View more info

The A B C of the Federal Reserve System: Why the Federal Reserve System was called into being, the main features of its organization, and how it works

By: Kemmerer, Edwin Walter; Benjamin Strong (pref.)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Princeton, NJ, Princeton University Press: 1926

Edition: Later Edition

Seller ID: 045720

Condition: Very Good


Dark fuchsia cloth, paper title label mounted on upper spine. Stated 6th edition (revised). Rubbed corners, minor separation to cloth at spine extremities, spine panel and text block edges somewhat toned by age. Hinges neatly mended. xiii,211 pp. View more info

Of Permanent Value: The Story of Warren Buffett [2006 Literary Edition] [INSCRIBED]

By: Kilpatrick, Andrew

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Andy Kilpatrick Publishing Empire: 2005

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Inscribed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 043339

ISBN: 0964190575

Condition: Fine


INSCRIBED. Blue leatherette paper covered boards, lettered in gold foil. Very slight spotting to bottom text block ege, essentially as issued. Teal blue dust jacket, lettered in white, as issued, now in mylar. Inscribed by author on blank verso of front flyleaf, full signature, personalized, dated 7 Apr. 2006. xxxviii,1722 pp., illus., color pictorial endpapers. View more info

Shakespeare's Hidden Life: Shakespeare at the Law, 1585-1595

By: Knight, W. Nicholas

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Mason & Lipscomb: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 027420

ISBN: 0884050033

Condition: Near Fine


Brown cloth, lettered in gold foil. Top text block edge dyed red, other edges slightly dulled by age. Virtually as issued. Dust jacket slightly chipped at head of spine, otherwise nearly as issued, now in archival mylar. x,325 pp., illus. w/ b&w plates. View more info

Early American Land Companies: Their Influence on Corporate Development

By: Livermore, Shaw

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York and London, The Commonwealth Fund/Oxford University Press: 1939

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 041528

ISBN: B001NZUKII

Condition: Very Good


Black cloth, front cover device in gilt, gilt on burgundy title label mounted on upper spine. Modest shelf wear with light rubbing to spine extremities, some chipping to title label. xxx,327 pp. Text block edges a bit toned by age. Firm binding, clean interior. 1st edition. View more info

Principles of Political Economy, Considered with a View to their Practical Application [First American Edition - 1821]

By: Malthus, Rev. T. R.

Price: $1,500.00

Publisher: Boston, MA, Wells and Lilly: 1821

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 040304

Condition: Very Good


Original full tree calf, gilt on burgundy title label mounted on upper spine. Rubbed along edges, some surface cracking/crazing, rubbed joints and spine extremities. Foxed endpapers, some toning and scattered foxing to interior but otherwise intact, with firm binding. Former owner's signature on front flyleaf. viii,472 pp. Exceptionally scarce first American edition, issued a year after the first (British) edition of 1820. View more info

The New Frontier: N L R B [NLRB - National Labor Relations Board] [INSCRIBED]

By: McGuiness, Kenneth C.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C., Labor Policy Association, Inc.: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 032023

Condition: Near Fine


Dark blue leatherette, lettered in green. Mild shelf wear, text block edges a bit toned by age. Received date stamp on front flyleaf, also 7-line inscription by author to economic and labor historian Herbert Northrup, dated July 1963. View more info

The Gold Book: Geocosmic Correlations to Gold Price Cycles [Hardcover in Dust Jacket - Scarce]

By: Merriman, Raymond A.

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Birmingham, MI, Seek-It Publications [Distributed by M.M.A.]: 1982

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 037177

ISBN: 0930706137

Condition: Near Fine


Black cloth, lettered in gold foil. Very slight shelf wear with hints of rubbing at heel of spine, very minor scuff along bottom front edge, slight soil mark midway down text block fore-edge, otherwise virtually as issued. Dust jacket slightly toned along edges, with slight creasing along top rear edge, original $75.00 price intact on front flap, now in mylar. Firm, square binding. xiv,324 pp. Interior shows inked notations on pp. 20-23, with light soil mark on lower pg. 22. Stated 1st ptg. Exceptionally scarce in hardcover. View more info

American Dreams: One Hundred Years of Business Ideas and Innovation from The Wall Street Journal

By: Morris, Kenneth, Marc Robinson, and Richard Kroll

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, Lightbulb Press: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003277

Condition: Fine


Dark blue cloth, lettered in gold foil. Very slightly rubbed at top spine extremity, else as issued. 224 pp., 600 duotone illus. View more info

American Dreams: One Hundred Years of Business Ideas and Innovation from The Wall Street Journal

By: Morris, Kenneth, Marc Robinson, and Richard Kroll

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, Lightbulb Press: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007061

Condition: Fine


Dark blue cloth, lettered in gold foil. Slightly bumped along front fore-edge, else as issued. 224 pp., 600 duotone illus. View more info

Managers and Workers: Origins of the New Factory System in the United States, 1880-1920

By: Nelson, Daniel

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Madison, WI, University of Wisconsin Press: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 032128

ISBN: 0299069001

Condition: Fine


Dark green cloth, lettered in gold foil. As issued. Orange pictorial dust jacket shows very slight shelf wear, virtually as issued. x,234 pp. View more info

Ended Episodes [INSCRIBED - Author's Presentation Copy to his Wife]

By: Norris, George W.; Owen Wister (intro.)

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, John C. Winston Co.: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Presentation Copy

Seller ID: 032962

Condition: Fine


Black cloth, lettered in silver foil. Text block edges very slightly toned by age, otherwise as issued. Dust jacket mildly tanned, lightly rubbed along top edge, price clipped front flap, now in archival mylar. xiii,250 pp., illus. w/ (7) b&w plates. Author's sepia photographic portrait mounted opposite main title, likely not original to issue. Inscribed on front flyleaf "To / Carissima - / from her [?]ying - Husband" (unsigned). George Washington Norris was elected governor of the Philadelphia Federal Reserve Bank in March 1920 and remained in this position until February 1936. View more info

Negro Employment in Southern Industry: A Study of Racial Policies in Five Industries [Studies of Negro Employment Vol. IV]

By: Northrup, Herbert R., Richard L. Rowan, Darold T. Barnum and John C. Howard

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, Industrial Research Unit, Wharton School of Finance and Commerce, University of Pennsylvania: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 027608

ISBN: 0812276248

Condition: Fine


Dark blue cloth, lettered in gold foil. Bottom text block corner very slightly soiled, otherwise as issued. Dust jacket slightly rubbed at corners and head of spine, with small closed triangular tear along front flap fold, now in archival mylar. xiii,232,ix,97,viii,107,viii,72,xi,172,vii,30 pp. This was lead author Herbert R. Northrup's personal copy, though unmarked as such, obtained directly from his estate. View more info

Black and Other Minority Participation in the All-Volunteer Navy and Marine Corps [Studies of Negro Employment Vol. VIII]

By: Northrup, Herbert R.; Steven M. DiAntonio; John A. Brinker; Dale F. Daniel

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Industrial Research Unit, Wharton School of Finance and Commerce, University of Pennsylvania: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 032118

ISBN: 0895460106

Condition: Fine


Dark blue cloth, lettered in gold foil. As issued. Dust jacket shows light shelf/edge wear and mildly sunned spine panel, with some nibbling/minor loss along lower flap folds, now in mylar. xix,242 pp. From co-author Northrup's personal library, though not marked as such. View more info

Forty Years of American Finance: A Short Financial History of the Government and People of the United States Since the Civil War 1865-1907

By: Noyes, Alexander Dana

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, G. P. Putnam's Sons: 1909

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 044934

ISBN: B0006DJ7VO

Condition: Very Good


Light greenish-gray cloth, lettered in gilt. 2nd (expanded) edition. Mild soiling to covers with some ink spotting to front cover approx. 1" from fore-edge, one ink spot on top text block edges. Edges somewhat toned by age. Firm binding, clean interior beyond former owner's signature inked on front fixed endpaper. xv,418,[6] pp. View more info

Reminiscences of Rufus Choate, the Great American Advocate

By: Parker, Edward G.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Mason Brothers: 1860

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 006884

Condition: Very Good


Original publisher's textured burgundy cloth, bronze spine lettering, pale yellow endpapers. A few light surface marks to cloth, modestly rubbed extremities, bottom corners a bit bumped. Approx. 1" cloth separation along rear joint. 522 pp., double frontis. w/ engraved portrait and sample MS. Interior is clean, slightly toned. View more info

Medici Money: Banking, Metaphysics, And Art In Fifteenth-century Florence

By: Parks, Tim

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Scranton, Pennsylvania, U.S.A., W W Norton & Co Inc: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 013064

ISBN: 0393058271

Condition: Very Good


xii,273 pp. A few instances of underlining and marginal commentary, a notation on rear flyleaf, otherwise clean, with only the slightest shelf wear. Dust jacket shows modest shelf wear. View more info

The British Economy Since 1914: A Study in Decline?

By: Pope, Rex

Price: $6.50

Publisher: United Kingdom, Addison-Wesley Longman Ltd: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014670

ISBN: 0582301947

Condition: Fine


x,140 pp. As issued. Relatively scarce. View more info

Outlines of Evidence [Second Edition]

By: Richardson, William Payson

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Brooklyn, NY, Brooklyn Law School of St. Lawrence University: 1923

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 028520

Condition: Good


Tan buckram, burgundy and black gilt-stamped labels on spine panel. Moderately soiled cloth, some chipping to labels. Firm binding. Former owner signature on front flyleaf, some notations in ink on blank verso and adjacent front blank, scattered interior notations. xxxvii,529 pp. View more info

Industrial Relations in the San Francisco Building Trades

By: Ryan, Frederick L.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Norman, OK, University of Oklahoma Press: 1936

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 032129

Condition: Near Fine


Brown cloth, lettered in gold foil. 2nd edition (revised). ix,242 pp. Light shelf wear, cloth lightly sunned. Former owner's signature/date on front pastedown. View more info

Labor - Management Relations in Colorado

By: Seligson, Harry, and George E. Bardwell

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Denver, CO, Sage Books: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 032009

Condition: VG+


Light blue-gray cloth, lettered in royal blue. Slight shelf wear, date received stamp on front flyleaf, text block edges a bit toned by age, otherwise virtually as issued. Light blue paper dust jacket shows tanned spine panel and light shelf wear. 330 pp. Very slight dampstaining to top corner of latter text block, affecting fore-edge only, not extending to interior, a very minor cosmetic blemish. View more info

Sex, Pornography and the Law

By: Sprague, William Edwin

Price: $24.50

Publisher: Academy Press: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 027153

Condition: Fine


Brown leatherette, lettered in silver foil. 272 pp., illus. w/ color, b&w photographs, drawings. As issued. Dust jacket shows slight soiling, mild discoloration from stickers(?) along top and bottom edges of rear flap, wrapping slightly onto rear panel, now in archival mylar. View more info

Principles of Scientific Management [First Trade Edition - 1911]

By: Taylor, Frederick Winslow

Price: $495.00

Publisher: New York, Harper and Brothers: 1911

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 046978

Condition: Very Good


Red cloth, lettered in gilt, front cover device in blind. 1st edition thus(matching dates) - 1st trade edition. Cloth is somewhat unevenly faded on both covers, creating a sort of mottled effect, otherwise minor rubbing to spine extremities. Text block edges typically a bit toned by age, with minor soiling to endpapers. 144 pp. Firm binding. The classic pioneering study of worker efficiency. A solid copy with relatively minor faults. Scarce. View more info

Education: How Old the New [INSCRIBED]

By: Walsh, James J.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Fordham University Press: 1910

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Inscribed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 042184

Condition: Near Fine


Dark red cloth, lettered and with front cover medallion device in gilt, deckled text block edges. 2nd ptg.: 1911. Slight shelf wear. Inscribed by author on front flyleaf: "To Judge O'Sullivan / As an antidote to some / of Fiske / Jas. J. Ward / Xmas 1911." ix,459,[4] pp. View more info