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Buying a Bond
1 Buying a Bond
N.Y. Barrons; The National Financial Weekly 1924 First (No Additional printings) Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
Original black cloth on boards. Selecting and Investment House, Fair Yield, and other related topics are considered. 157 pp. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Canada 1940; The Official Handbook of Present Conditions and Recent Progress
2 Canada 1940; The Official Handbook of Present Conditions and Recent Progress
Ottawa Dominion Bureau of Statistics 1940 Soft Cover Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Photos 
Original blue softcover. No writing or damage. Colour portraits of the King and Queen, with foldout photo page of the royal visit of 1939. 202 pp. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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General View of Commerce & Industry in the Empire of Japan
3 General View of Commerce & Industry in the Empire of Japan
Tokyo Bureau of Commerce and Industry, Dept. Of Agriculture and Commerce, Japan 1893 First ( No Additional printings) Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall Maps and Charts 
Original maroon cloth with gold titles on boards. Issued in anticipation of the World's Fair of 1893, in Chicago, as a promotional piece. Detailed records of production, exports. imports,etc. Foldout maps of the Empire and Tokyo, as well as two-page maps of several major cities - Yokohama, Kobe, Nagasaki, Hakodate, Niigata, Kyoto, and Osaka. Previous owner's name on first free endpaper. 492 pp. including index. 
Price: 293.00 USD
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Equality, Bellamy, Edward
4 Bellamy, Edward Equality
Toronto George N. Morang & Co., Limited 1897 First Canadian Editiion Hard Cover Good Plus No Jacket 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
Sequel to his Looking Backward, which he outlines in t he Preface to bring readers up to date. Sample chapter headings: Why the Revolution Did Not Come Earlier, How Inequality of Wealth Destroys Liberty, and Foreign Commerce Under Profits; Protection and Free Trade. Lots to think about and discuss ! No writing. First free endpaper missing. Minor cover wear. 412 pp. 
Price: 85.00 USD
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The Balance Sheet of the Future, Bevin, Rt. Hon. Ernest
5 Bevin, Rt. Hon. Ernest The Balance Sheet of the Future
N.Y. Robert M. McBride & Company 1941 First Edition Stated Hard Cover Good Plus to Very Good Fair 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Original blue cloth on boards. DJ grubby with small tears and hole in verso. Mr. Bevin was a prominent Labour leader in England and a valuable member of Churchill's war cabinet of the 40's. 303 pp. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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The Economics of the Canadian Financial System: Theory, Policy, and Institutions , Bond, David E./ Shearer, Ronald A.
6 Bond, David E./ Shearer, Ronald A. The Economics of the Canadian Financial System: Theory, Policy, and Institutions
Scarborough, Ont. Prentice-Hall of Canada, Ltd. 1972 0-13-229781-7 / 9780132297813 First (No additional printings) Hard Cover Very Good  No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Diagrams 
Original decorative plasticized boards. Pencil checkmarks on Contents pages only. 633 pp.  
Price: 15.00 USD
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First Principles of Political Economy, Chapin, Aaron L.
7 Chapin, Aaron L. First Principles of Political Economy
New York Sheldon & Co. 1879 Hard Cover Good Plus to Very Good No Jacket 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
Dark green cloth on boards. Previous owner's name in pencil. Only a few pencil notes. All edges red. 213 pp. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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The Tragedy of Waste, Chase, Stuart
8 Chase, Stuart The Tragedy of Waste
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1929 Reprint. Hard Cover Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Grey cloth on boards. No writing or damage. Edges tanned. An eye-opening, thought-provoking, mind-boggling examination of current (1924) estimates of waste in all areas of consumption. Worth serious consideration. 296 pp. with index. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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Indian Unrest: A Reprint, Revised and Enlarged, from "The Times", Chirol, Valentine
9 Chirol, Valentine Indian Unrest: A Reprint, Revised and Enlarged, from "The Times"
London Macmillan and Co., Limited 1910 Hard Cover Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Original maroon cloth on boards. Centers on "The enterprise of ruling and civilizing a great Asiatic population." - p. VIII. Library stamps and envelope. Front hinge cracked. 371 pp. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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The Babylon Course in Financial Success, Clason, George S.
10 Clason, George S. The Babylon Course in Financial Success
Toronto Institute of Financial Education Limited 1938 Soft Cover, Stapled Very Good No Jacket; In Box 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Complete set of 5 booklets on financial advice; The Babylon Course in Financial Success, The Richest Man in Babylon, Out of the Ruins of Babylon, Seven Remedies for a Lean Purse, and The Treasures of Babylon, varying from 21 to 28 pp. each. 3-inch tear in box only. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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11 Coady, M. M. Masters of Their Own Destiny; The Story of the Antigonish Movement Of Adult Education Through Economic Cooperation
New York Harper and Brothers 1939 Seventh Edition Hard Cover Good No Jacket 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
Maroon cloth on boards. The Antigonish Movement took shape in the 1920's as a response to the felt needs of Northeastern Nova Scotia. Many cooperative courses and programs were fostered by local groups with strong support from St. Francis Xavier University and various Roman Catholic and Scottish Catholic groups. 170 pp. with index. There are perhaps a dozen marginal comments, not affecting legibility. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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Cottage Economy and The Poor Man's Friend, Cobbett, William
12 Cobbett, William Cottage Economy and The Poor Man's Friend
New York John Doyle 1833 Hard Cover Fair to Good No Jacket 16mo - over 5" - 6" tall 
Blue paper boards backed in blue cloth. Previous owner's name. Speckled and soiled, with foxing freckles on edges. Cottage Economy has 158 pp. with index. Poor Man's Friend has 68 pp. Previous owner's name. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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Robert Owen, Cole, G.D.H.
13 Cole, G.D.H. Robert Owen
Boston Little, Brown, and Company 1925 First American Edition Hard Cover Good Plus to Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Frotispiece By Comerford 
This prominent businessman was concerned about his employees and the public poor. His New Lanark became a model for socialist experiment, with emphasis upon educatioinal methods, among other topics. Previous owner's name. Newspaper clipping pasted in. 267 pp. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Economic Success , Cole, William Morse
14 Cole, William Morse Economic Success
N.Y. The Macmillan Co. 1926 First ( No Additional printings) Hard Cover Very Good Plus  No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Photos 
Original brown cloth illustrated in orange and black on boards. Cole lists three requirements for economic success: Imagination, Concentration, and Logic. This book is intended as a text for higher elementary and intermediate levels. This copy has no marks or damage. The author taught the subject at Harvard for several years. 391 pp.  
Price: 15.00 USD
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The Elements of Public Finance Including the Monetary System of the United States, Daniels, Winthrop More
15 Daniels, Winthrop More The Elements of Public Finance Including the Monetary System of the United States
N.Y. Henry Holt and Company 1911 Reprint Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
Original brown cloth on boards. A very clean, sound copy. Organized into three parts: Government Outlay, Government Income, and Treasury Management. 383 pp, including Appendix and Index. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Protection or Free Trade; An Examination of the Tariff Question with Especial Regard to the Interests of Labor, George, Henry
16 George, Henry Protection or Free Trade; An Examination of the Tariff Question with Especial Regard to the Interests of Labor
N.Y. Henry George & Co. 1886 First ( No Additional printings) Hard Cover Good Plus to Very Good No Jacket 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
Original dark blue blindstamped cloth on boards. Henry George (1839-1897) rose from deficient education and struggle as a working sailor to become a publisher of several books on economic theory. The first, Progress and Poverty, became a bestseller. Protection or Free Trade was much later, published posthumously, but still shows the connection to his Single Tax policy promoted in his first book. Previous owner's name. 359 pp. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Columbia; Or the Future of Canada, Godwin, George
17 Godwin, George Columbia; Or the Future of Canada
London Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co., Ltd. 1928 Hard Cover Good Plus to Very Good No Jacket 16mo - over 5" - 6" tall 
Original brown cloth on boards. Paper labels cover and spine. Godwin is an interesting figure who came from England to Canada, tried farming for four years, and then returned to England just in time to take part in Vimy, following which he was invalided out. Entering the practice of law, he spent the rest of his life between it and writing. This book is full of short, pithy statements pointedly, but briefly substantiated before the next subject is broached. Made me want to dig deeper. Minor joint abrasion and tiny cover spots. No writing or other damage. 95 pp. plus a long catalog. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Political Economy , Greeley, Horace
18 Greeley, Horace Political Economy
Philadelphia Porter & Coates 1869 1869 Original Cloth Very Good  No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
THE ORIGINAL edition of this classic by the American expert, well-known as a newspaperman. Dark blue cloth on boards, no DJ. Gilt spine lettering. Dedicated to Henry Clay. Author's preface dated December l, 1869. Full title is Essays Designed to Elucidate the Science of Political Economy, While Serving to Explain and Defend the Policy of Protection to Home Industry, as a System of National Cooperation for the Elevation of Labor. 384 pp. with index.  
Price: 150.00 USD
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Labor of Fire; The Ontology of Labor Between Economy and Culture, Gulli, Bruno
19 Gulli, Bruno Labor of Fire; The Ontology of Labor Between Economy and Culture
Philadelphia Temple University Press 2005 1-59213-113-1 / 9781592131136 First. Number Line Ends in 1. Soft Cover Good Plus to Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Red, white, and grey softcover. No writing. Pp. 7-8 lightly wrinkled. Be prepared to tackle several multi-syllabic terms popular in the field. Distinguishes between "living labor" and "productive labor." 214 pp. with index. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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The Economics of Public School Finance; A Rand Educational Policy Study, Gurwitz, Aaron Samuel
20 Gurwitz, Aaron Samuel The Economics of Public School Finance; A Rand Educational Policy Study
Cambridge, MA Ballinger Publishing Company 1982 0884108597 / 9780884108597 First ( No Additional printings) Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Charts and Graphs 
Original dark green cloth lettered in silver on boards. This book aims to close the gap between educators and economists by establishing a common vocabulary, a basic set of concepts, and practical, technical tools for economic analysis. The author is a Senior Economist with the Rand Corporation in Washington, D.C. He holds a master's degree in Educational Administration and Policy Analysis, and a doctorate in Economics, both from Stanford University. 205 pp. with index. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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