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Histoire des Monts de Pieté Avec des Réflexions sur la Nature de des Établissemens

By: Cerreti, [Giovanni Battista]

Price: $349.95

Publisher: Padova, Padoue: 1752

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 41493

Condition: Very Good


xii, 153 pages; Contemporary pattern-printed paper-covered boards backed with calf -- flat spine with dark red leather label lettered in gilt. Binding somewhat worn, with erosion at the head of the spine, and at the corners and edges of the boards. Old round institutional stamp on the title page, with somewhat smaller "redactio" stamp. Two old shelf mark notations on the title page; the round institutional stamp is repeated at the lower blank margin of p. 51. Still, a sound, complete and handsome copy of this scarce book on the history of the monts de pieté -- pawn-shop like establ... View more info

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Finance Report - Report of the Secretary of the Treasury showing the Receipts and Expenditures, &tc. for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1850 December 17, 1850; 31st Congress, 2nd Session

By: Corwin, Thomas ; Secretary of the Treasury

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Washington, U.S. House of Representatives: 1850; 1852

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 41869

Condition: Very Good-


176; 87 pages; Bound with Report of the Secretary of the Treasury on the State of Finances; January 6, 1852 (covering fiscal year 1850-1851). Bound in quarter brown leather and marbled boards, marbled endpapers; binding rubbed at corners and spine. Ex libris bookplate of Treasury Department Library (LC release stamp), circulation slip at rear. These two reports on the finances of the United States span two fiscal years comprising the second half of 1849 through the first half of 1851. Much interesting financial info as well as lengthy expositions on duties, tariffs, fraud, and details of ... View more info

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ENGLAND AND ITALY A CENTURY AGO : A NEW TURN IN ECONOMIC RELATIONS - Two Volume Set

By: Cugis, Carlo De

Price: $49.94

Publisher: Milan, Banca Commerciale Italiana: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 40232

Condition: Very Good+


Clean and tight in original green cloth bindings with gilt lettering at spines in original plain card slipcases. Volume 1 has slight bump to top corner of front board; Volume two bumped at head of spine. Slipcases have some wear and tear. No dustjackets (as issued). Catalogue of the exhibition held during the British Week in Milan (9-17 October 1965) & Appendix. 2 volume set. 413 & 561pp, 19 full page plates (6 color) . A bilingual edition with the Italian title - Italia e Inghilterra un Secolo Fa: Il Nuovo Corso Nelle Relazioni Econimiche. Catalogo della mostra tenuta in occasione della se... View more info

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FAMILIES AND THEIR LIFE INSURANCE A Study of 2132 Massachusetts Families and their Life Insurance Policies

By: Davenport, Donald H. ; Gerhard Alden Gesell

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Washington, U.S. Government Printing Office: 1940

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 39582

Condition: Very Good


Investigation of Concentration of Economic Power; 168 pages; Clean and tight in original orange printed wrappers, mildly faded at spine. A fascinating study which revealed that some lower income families were spending as much as 25% of their income on insurance premiums. A Study based on Data obtained in a Field Survey of Life Insurance Policyholders conducted in Greater Boston in 1939 as a Work Projects Administration Project Sponsored by the Securities and Exchange Commission and Made for the TNEC, Seventy-Sixth Congress, Third Session, Pursuant to Public Resolution No. 113 (Seventy-fifth... View more info

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REVUE INTERNATIONALE D'HISTOIRE DE LA BANQUE, including The Greek Banking System by Kyrkilitis

By: Demarco, Domenico ; [ SIGNED ] ; Kyrkilitis

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Geneva, Librairie Droz: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 38341

Condition: Very Good


International Review of the History of Banking; Autograph; viii, 687 pages; Publisher's stiff printed wrappers, fine, in a slightly soiled outer dust jacket. Contents clean and tight. The first nubmer of this elite academic journal on banking history, with texts in French, Italian & English with a full-page T. L. S. -- from Domenico Demarco, one of the contributing authors. Some of the articles include: Ler Premiere Annees de La Societe General: 1864-1870 by Betrand Giles; Eine Bankgrundung in Toledo by Kellenbenz; Il Credito Ipotecario nel Systema Bancario Svizzero by Arienti; The Greek Banki... View more info

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INDUSTRIAL IRELAND A Practical and Non-Political View of Ireland for the Irish

By: Dennis, Robert

Price: $59.95

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1887

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 42116

Condition: Very Good


xvi, 206 pages; Contents clean and secure in original publisher's binding of olive green cloth with gilt lettering at spine and decorative stamping to boards in black. A couple spots of color loss on front cover of binding, otherwise quite nice. OCLC 457653309 Natural resources and industries of Ireland. Dennis makes the argument that Ireland is rich in resources and those resources should be harnassed by the Irish for their own benefit. View more info

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APPEAL TO AMERICANS Republic Reforms [in original dustjacket ]

By: Denton, Desha

Price: $19.95

Publisher: New York, American Library Service: 1925

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 41292

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


350 pages; Clean and tight in original blue cloth binding in edgeworn dustjacket with light dust-soiling. Chapter Headings include: Congress Reform, Cabinet Reform, Calendar Reform, New States Reform, Annexation Reform, Wake Up America, Judicial Reform, Constitutional Reform, Election Reform, Party Reform, Political Periods; American Age of Administration, Citizens of the United States; Population Estimates; Ten T N T Reforms. The dustjacket alerts us: We as a nation are becoming rich, pleasure-seeking, indolent and effeminate. We are dead asleep at the national switch. Smug, corrupt ... View more info

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BEEF CATTLE FOR BREEDING PURPOSES

By: Douglas, James

Price: $5.95

Publisher: Washington, U. S. Department of Agriculture: 1948

Seller ID: 41735

Condition: Very Good


Farmers' Bulletin No. 1916; 18 pages; Clean and tight in original pictorial wrappers. Later printing of OCLC: 631453688; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings. View more info

TYPED LETTER [carbon] SIGNED by Roger C. Frufvas to Roger L. Stevans

By: Drufva, Roger C. ; (President and Treasurer of The Edw. Malley Co.)

Price: $10.95

Publisher: Manuscript: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 42202

Condition: Very Good


Autograph; 3 pages; Clean three sheet typed letter [carbon copy] on printed letterhead of The Edward Malley Company, New Haven, CT regarding insurance plans for the principles of the company. Faint fold marks. ; Signed by Author View more info

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Instrumenta Graecorum Rustica ex Hesiodo illustrata adprob. ampl. ord. philos. in reg. academ. Upsal. praeside mag. Johanne Flodero ... pro gradu publico examini tradit Salomon Eklin

By: Eklin, Salomon

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Upsaliæ [Uppsala, Sweden], apud Joh. Edman: 1779

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 39769

Condition: Very Good-


[2], 20 & [1, engraved plate] pages; Instrumenta Graecorum rustica ex Hesiodo illustrata, adprob. ampl. ord. philos. in reg. academ. Upsal. praeside mag. Johanne Flodero ... pro gradu publico examini tradit Salomon Eklin, stip. reg. Wexionia-Smolandus, in audit. Gustav. maj. d. V. Maji MDCCLXXIX. Horis ante meridiem solitis. Small 4to. A rare dissertation, stiched and sewn as issued, never bound. With the engraved plate depicting Greek farm implements, with a printed legend recording names [in Greek letters] for 11 parts of these tools. Faint circular stain to the front cover, minor scrapp... View more info

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THE WISCONSIN LABOR RELATIONS ACT A Guide to Understanding

By: Feinsinger, Nathan P. ; William Gorham Rice, Jr.

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Madison, University of Wisconsin: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 40744

Condition: Very Good+


Bulletin of the University of Wisconsin; 78 pages; Former owner's stamp on front wrapper, otherwise clean and tight in original gray printed wrappers. OCLC: 9633710 The Wisconsin Labor Relations Act was known as the "Little Wagner Act," intended to promote industrial peace by replicating the federal labor relations system at the state level. The law created the Wisconsin Employment Relations Board (WERB), which was intended to encourage mediation of industrial disputes and included an extensive list of unfair labor practices by employers. Wisconsin thus became the first state to adopt... View more info

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THE INSTRUCTOR - OR YOUNG MAN'S BEST COMPANION

By: Fisher, George ; [ William Brattle, Jr.'s Copy]

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Glasgow, J & A Duncan, J & M Robertson, and J & W Shaw: 1795

Edition: New Edition, heavily Corrected

Seller ID: 42274

Condition: Very Good


xii, 396 pages; Previous owner William Brattle Jr.'s signature in three places, otherwise clean and tight in original full sheepskin binding. Leather rubbed at spine ends and corners, hinges strong, small spot of worming on rear board; three page numbers in pencil on rear endpaper. Frontispiece engraved plate, fold-out plate, and numerous in-text illustrations, tables, etc. Printed by David Niven. OCLC 11969058 William Brattle, Jr. (1745-1826) of Pittsfield, Massachusetts was the eldest son of William Brattle and Mary Wright. He was a Lieutenant of the Massachusetts militia who participated... View more info

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THE SPERRYSCOPE ( October 1939 ) Vol. 8, No. 12

By: Fitz, Justin ; (editor)

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Brooklyn, Sperry Gyroscope Company: 1939

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 40281

Condition: Very Good


16 pages; Clean and tight in original pictorial wrappers. The company magazine for Sperry Gyroscope Company. Articles include Merchant Marine Sounds Reveille, American Export Lines Accepts a Challenge, Instructions for Maintenance (of Gyroscope Compasses), etc. Illustrated with phoographs throughout. Sperry Gyroscope Company founded in 1910 as the Sperry Gyroscope Company by Elmer Ambrose Sperry to manufacture navigation equipment, chiefly his own inventions – the marine gyrostabilizer and the gyrocompass. Later the Sperry Corporation was formed as a holding company for a number of smalle... View more info

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THE SPERRYSCOPE ( April 1935 )

By: Fitz, Justin ; (editor)

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Brooklyn, Sperry Gyroscope Company: 1935

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 40283

Condition: Very Good


16 pages; Clean and tight in original pictorial wrappers. A twenty-five year retrospective of the activities of the Sperry Gyroscope Company. Illustrated with photographs throughout. Sperry Gyroscope Company founded in 1910 as the Sperry Gyroscope Company by Elmer Ambrose Sperry to manufacture navigation equipment, chiefly his own inventions – the marine gyrostabilizer and the gyrocompass. Later the Sperry Corporation was formed as a holding company for a number of smaller entities such as the original Sperry Gyroscope, Ford Instrument Company, Intercontinental Aviation, Inc., and others. ... View more info

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DEBTS OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA

By: Forward, W

Price: $4.95

Publisher: Washington, DC, GPO: 1842

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 36959

Condition: Very Good


3 pages; House of Representatives, Treasurer's Dept; Document No. 254; 27th Congress, 2nd Session. A statement of the debts of the City of Washington mid-year 1842. . ; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings. View more info

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A VIEW FROM THE STANDS Of People, Politics, Military Power & The Arts

By: Galbraith, John Kenneth ; [ SIGNED ]

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin: 1986

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 41022

ISBN: 039535319X

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


Autograph; Inscribed and Signed by noted economist Galbraith to Lloyd and Mary Reynolds. Lloyd G. Reynolds, economist and scholar, is widely credited with creating the field of labor economics. In 1945, Reynolds joined the faculty of Yale University, where six years later, he became chair of the Department of Economics. Reynolds remained at Yale until his retirement in 1980. Galbraith and Reynolds were great friends over the years. Reynolds was part of Galbraith's first trip to the Soviet Union and is mentioned in several of Galbraith's books and memoirs.; Signed by Author; Experience the p... View more info

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STUDY OF LEGAL RESERVE LIFE INSURANCE COMPANIES

By: Gesell, Gerhard Alden ; Ernest J. Howe

Price: $34.95

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1940

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 39735

Condition: Very Good-


Investigation of Concentration of Economic Power: Monograph No. 28; 474 pages; Clean and tight in original orange wrappers, light foxing to first couple pages. A Study made under the auspices of the Securities and Exchange Commission for the Temporary National Economic Committee, Seventy-Sixth Congress, Third Session, Pursuant to Public Resolution No. 113 (Seventy-fifth Congress), Authorizing and Directing a Select Committee to Make a Full and Complete Study and Investigation With Respect to the Concentration of Economic Power in, and Financial Control Over, Production and Distribution of Good... View more info

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The International Bank [bound with ] New Jersey Manufactures 1899-1927

By: Gideonse, Harry D. ; James M. Stevens

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Rutgers University: 1930

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 39434

Condition: Very Good


80; 62; 136; 178 pages; Contents clean and secure in red buckram binding. This volume contains four separate publications of the Rutgers University Bulletin. In addition to the two named in the title, there is Building and Loan Liquidity with special reference to New Jersey (1931) by Warren W. Gardner [B00087HM9M] and Real Estate Subdividing (1932) in New Jersey by Charles H. Wray. The original printed red wrappers of the individual volumes are bound in. Dr. Harry D. Gideonse served as president of Brooklyn College from 1939 to 1966. He later became chancellor of the New School for Social ... View more info

IL SEGRETARIO MODERNO O sia ammaestramenti, ed estampj per ogni sorta di lettere Tratti da piu` illustri Scrittori moderni, e proposti a chiunque voglia esercitarsi in questo nobile uffizio.

By: Gozzi, Gasparo

Price: $74.95

Publisher: Venezia, Presso Giambattista Novelli: 1774

Seller ID: 41212

Condition: Very Good-


lxii, 369 pages; Text block clean and tight in contemporary full sheepskin binding with gilt decoration at spine and red leather spine label. Spine leather has a 1/16 inch scrape near center and a chip at lower end (3/4" x 1/2"), still an attractive 18th century book. O sia ammaestramenti, ed estampj per ogni sorta di lettere Tratti da piu` illustri Scrittori moderni, e proposti a chiunque voglia esercitarsi in questo nobile uffizio. Molte importante cossi aggiungono a comodo e prositto de' novelli Segretari, come nel seguente Avviso dimostrasi. Edizione novissima corretta, e migliorat... View more info

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PORT OF SAN FRANCISCO - A Study of Traffic Competition 1921 - 1933

By: Grady, Henry F

Price: $34.95

Publisher: Berkeley, University of California Press: 1934

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 41375

Condition: Very Good


502 pages; Interesting examination of various aspects of the operations and economics of the Port of San Francisco in the eary 20th century. Harbor administration, Cold Storage facilities, Traffic congestion, Warehouse Act of 1921, Port District Bill, Analyses of trade statistics, Ocean and rail freight rates, Industrial Carriers, agitation for government regulation, Japan's position in transpacific shipping, commodity analysis of export trade, Pacific Coast port competition, port improvements and financing. Contents clean and tight in original binding - cloth spine over printed boards. Som... View more info