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General View of Commerce & Industry in the Empire of Japan

By: N/A

Price: $293.00 USD

Publisher: Tokyo, Bureau of Commerce and Industry, Dept. Of Agriculture and Commerce, Japan: 1893

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 005603

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

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A Review of Institutional Advertising (1932-1946)

By: N/A

Price: $95.00 USD

Publisher: Toronto, The International Nickel Company of Canada, Ltd.: 1947

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 005757

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Original black paper boards backed in black cloth. Aside from one page of introduction, this book consists of 100 or more full-page b/w reprints of actual advertisements placed in various publications. Ads from 1932 dwelt on the history of nickel, while those of 1947 pointed out the inter-dependent nature of various businesses. Unpaginated. Minor lower corner bumps. No writing. View more info

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Aldine House

By: N/A

Price: $45.00 USD

Publisher: London, J.M Dent & Sons: 1926

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 005873

Condition: Near Fine


Original highly-decorated grey paper boards. A history of the J.M. Dent publishing business, with many drawings illustrative of benchmark volumes and key authors such as Joseph Conrad. At date of publication, Hugh Railton Dent had just taken over from his father, Joseph Malaby Dent, who died in 1926. Presumably, this volume was issued as a tribute to the founder of the firm. 39 pp. View more info

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Heaton's Annual;The Commercial Handbook of Canada and Boards of Trade Register

By: N/A

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Toronto, Heaton's Agency: 1916

Edition: Twelfth Year

Seller ID: 005920

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Original red cloth on boards. Soil and spots on front cover. Over 500 pp. of every conceivable fact, figure, or item related to Canadian business. 506 pp. including many ads. View more info

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Financial Handbook of the American Aviation Industry

By: N/A

Price: $35.00 USD

Publisher: N.Y., Commercial National Bank and Trust Company of New York: 1929

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 006847

Condition: Very Good


Original blue cloth on flexible boards. No writing or damage. This book is "A gathering of information regarding corporate structure, financial arrangements, property holdings, production facilities, operations, and personnel of the companies engaged in all branches of the industry." Interesting that the publication date was July 1, 1929. The Wall Street crash happened four months later ! 156 pp. View more info

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Money; Its Nature, History, Uses, and Responsibilities

By: N/A

Price: $35.00 USD

Publisher: London, Religious Tract Society:

Seller ID: 011498

Condition: Very Good


Salmon hardcover, embossed front and back. Previous owner's name. The philosophy, history, use, and abuse of money. 192 pp. with appendix on the subject of Savings Banks for the poor. View more info

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A Treatise on Metal Mining; Volume I

By: N/A

Price: $30.00 USD

Publisher: Scranton, PA, International Textbook Company: 1899

Seller ID: 012270

Condition: Very Good


3/4 leather on leather boards. Arithmetic, Formulas, Geometry. Trigonometry. Mine Surveying. Mapping. Mechanics. Other volumes of this set are listed separately. Heavy book of about 450 pp. will need extra postage. View more info

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A Treatise on Metal Mining: Volume II

By: N/A

Price: $30.00 USD

Publisher: Scranton, Pa., International Textbook Company: 1899

Seller ID: 012271

Condition: Very Good


3/4 leather on leather boards. Steam and Steam-boilers. Steam-engines. Air Compression. Pumping. Hydromechanics. Haulage. Hoisting Appliances. Percussive and Rotary Boring. Questions and Examples. No marks or damage. Heavy book of approx. 450 pp. will need extra postage. View more info

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A Treatise on Metal Mining; Volume III

By: N/A

Price: $30.00 USD

Publisher: Scranton, PA, International Textbook Company: 1899

Seller ID: 012272

Condition: Very Good


3/4 leather on leather boards. Blowpiping. Mineralogy. Assaying. Geology. Prospecting. Placer and Hydraulic Mining. Heavy book of approx. 500 pp. will need extra postage. View more info

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A Treatise on Metal Mining: Volume IV

By: N/A

Price: $30.00 USD

Publisher: Scranton, PA, International Textbook Company: 1899

Seller ID: 012273

Condition: Very Good


3/4 leather on leather boards. Preliminary Operations at Metal Mines. Metal Mining. Surface Arrangements at Metal Mines. Ore Dressing and Milling. Practical Questions and Examples. Heavy book of 450-500 pp. will need extra postage. View more info

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A Treatise on Metal Mining; Volume VII

By: N/A

Price: $30.00 USD

Publisher: Scranton, Pa., International Textbook Company: 1899

Seller ID: 012274

Condition: Very Good


3/4 leather on leather boards. Contains answers to Questions in Vol. I-IV. Only one copy of this volume is available. Heavy book of approx. 200 pp. will need extra postage. View more info

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Grand Manan

By: Allaby, Eric

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Grand Manan, N.B., Grand Manan Museum: 1984

Inscription: Inscribed and Signed By Author

Seller ID: 012341

ISBN: 0-9691787-0-0

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


An excellent book, well-illustrated and described. I found the illustrations and descripions of lobster boats, herring pumpers, and scallop draggers especially informative. 64 pp. View more info

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A Primer of Advertising

By: Azoy, A.C.M (Jr.)

Price: $60.00 USD

Publisher: New York, Harper and Brothers Publishers: 1930

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011814

Condition: Good


Red cloth on boards. DJ shows wear and hand soil. Book is generously underlined throughout in light pencil. Previous owner's name. The author was Advertising Manager for the Rogers Peet Company and Instructor of Advertising, Columbia University. 178 pp. with index. View more info

Bata; Shoemaker to the World

By: Bata, Thomas J. With Sonja Sinclair

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: Toronto, Stoddart Publishing Co., Ltd.: 1990

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 012837

ISBN: 0773724168

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


The story of Thomas J. Bata and Bata Shoes, a family business with headquarters moved from Switzerland to Batawa, Ontario, in order to escape Hitler. A "feel good" story. 341 pp. with index. View more info

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By the Way; 1888-1983

By: Bates, John S. (Ph.D.)

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Hantsport, N.S., Lancelot Press: 1983

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 012401

ISBN: 0-88999-211-8

Condition: Good Plus


Green softcover. No writing except author's signature. Cover corner bent. Not intended as autobiography, but gives numerous details of various jobs and related activities around the world. 132 pp. View more info

The Fall of the House of Beaverbrook

By: Chester, Lewis/Fenby, Jonathan

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: London, Andre Deutsch: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012955

ISBN: 0233971610

Condition: Very Good Minus


Red cloth on boards. Price-clipped DJ protected by Gaylord wrapper. The inside story of how the "Little Brown Man" sold his publishing business. 256 pp. with index. View more info

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John Palmer (of Bath); Mail Coach Pioneer

By: Clear, Charles R.

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: London, Blandford Press, Ltd./ Postal History Society: 1955

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012539

Condition: Very Good


Although mail was being distributed in some cases by stagecoach, the service was slow, drivers were immature and undependable, and robberies were frequent. John Palmer proposed quicker delivery accompanied by guards, at a slightly higher cost. After a week's trial the new plan was accepted. Palmer's troubles weren't over, but he and his system survived. 109 pp. View more info

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Robert Owen

By: Cole, G.D.H.

Price: $25.00 USD

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown, and Company: 1925

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 009874

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


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. View more info

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Lord Mount Stephen (First President of Canadian Pacific Railway) ; An Address Given at the National Newcomen Luncheon

By: Coleman, D.C.

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: N.Y., 1945

Seller ID: 003870

Condition: Good Plus


An address delivered July 11, 1945, by D.C. Coleman, Chairman and President, Canadian Pacific Railway, in honour of its first president, George Stephen. Interesting accounts of quarrels with William Van Horne and James J. Hill as to routes of the new railway, and disappointment over Sir John Macdonald's failure to give Canadian Pacific joint and equal rights over the Government-owned route from Saint John to Halifax. 15 pp. View more info

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Freight Transportation and Packing

By: Colton, Asa

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: Scranton, Pa., Institute of Business Science: 1923

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 005573

Condition: Fine


Original black cloth on boards. Faultless condition. General principles, Transportation agencies, Principles and technique of packing, Cushioning, Special articles, Baling, Box design, Wood quality, Pilferage. A thin volume of important considerations for any shipper. Marbled endpapers. 30 pp. View more info