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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: $74.94

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: $39.94

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

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A SYMPOSIUM ON THE LAW OF UNFAIR COMPETITION including a Complete Survey of the Iowa Law of Unfair Competition

By: Handler, Milton ; et alus

Price: $19.94

Publisher: Iowa City, State University of Iowa: 1936

Seller ID: 40750

Condition: Very Good-


Iowa Law Review Vol. XXI, No. 2 (January 1936); 310, 16 pages; OCLC: 12190569 Contents clean and tight in original yellow wrappers; wrappers dust soiled, duplicate stamp on front wrapper, "complete / important" written in red on title page. Contents include: Unfair Competition by Milton Handler; Economic Implications of Unfair Competition by Myron W. Watkins; Legal Control of Competitive Methods by James Angell McLaughlin; Alternatives in Governmental Control of Economic Enterprise by Ralph F. Fuchs; Social Control through the device of Defining Unfair Trade Practices - The German Ex... View more info

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PLANTATION WHITE SUGAR MANUFACTURE

By: Harloff, W. H. ; and H. Schmidt

Price: $19.94

Publisher: London, Norman Rodger: 1913

Seller ID: 40521

Condition: Very Good+


viii, 168 pages; Translated from the Dutch by James P. Ogilvie. A few instances of faint marginalia in pencil. Name on ffep. A very good copy. A practical insight into the methods of preparing white sugar. Original publisher's white buckram binding with gilt lettering & ruling. Early owner's name on endpaper, spine darkened, otherwise Very Nice. ; 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

Soviet Socialism and Private Enterprise

By: Hazard, John N

Price: $9.94

Publisher: New York, New York University: 1950

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 40758

Condition: Near Fine


New York University Law Review, Vol XXV, No. # (July 1950); 19 pages; Clean and tight in oriignal tan printed wrappers. OCLC: 494538003 A separate printing of this article which originally appeared in the New York University Law Review, Vol XXV, No. # (July 1950) View more info

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SPEECHES AND PAPERS ON THE SILVER, POSTAL TELEGRAPH AND OTHER ECONOMIC QUESTIONS

By: Hill, Nathaniel P

Price: $74.94

Publisher: Colorado Springs, Gazette Printing: 1890

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 40364

Condition: Very Good


290 pages; Contents clean and tight in original blue cloth binding. Light rubbing & minor wear at head of spine. Paper spine label eroded. An interesting examination of these very hot economic issues at the end of the 19th century. OCLC: 3721728 Nathaniel P. Hill (1832-1900) was born in Orange County, New York and graduated from Brown University in 1856. He was an instructor/professor of chemistry at Brown from 1856 to 1864. In 1865 he traveled to Colorado to investigate mineral resources. Having purchased several gold mines, he soon ran into financial difficulties because the smelting proce... View more info

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MOUNT PISGAH (Putnam Co., New York) [ Hand-colored steel engraving ]

By: Hinshelwood, Robert ; (engraver) James MacDougal Hart, (artist) ;

Price: $34.94

Publisher: New York, The Ladies' Repository: 1870

Seller ID: 41810

Condition: Very Good


from The Ladies' Repository; Steel Engraving; 1 pages; A beautifully hand-colored steel engraving from the The Ladies' Repository. Image measures 4 1/2" X 7 3/4" (14" x 11" matted). Matted in white stock with clear mylar. Lovely pastoral scene with a stream a large tree and cows with the tree covered mountain in the background. "Engraved expressly for the Ladies' Repository" Engraved by R. Hinshelwood from a picture by James M. Hart in the possession of J. Q. A. Ward of New York James McDougal Hart (1828 – 1901), was a Scottish-born American landscape and c... View more info

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The Role of Economic Contracts in Communist China

By: Hsiao, Gene T.

Price: $9.94

Publisher: Berkeley, California Law Review: 1965

Seller ID: 38740

Condition: Very Good


32 pages; Contents clean and tight in original printed pale blue wrappers. Wrappers have light dust soiling and a small address label of previous owner - Francis X. Dwyer. Francis Xavier Dwyer was co-author of a widely used textbook: "Introduction to the Study of Law," by Edmund M. Morgan and Francis X. Dwyer, and was a librarian at the Law Library of Harvard University and later for decades at the Law Library of Library of Congress. Reprinted from the California Law Review, October 1965. OCLC 123284454 View more info

BLACK FRIDAY

By: Isham, Frederic S.; Harrison Fisher (Illustrator) ; Rome K. Richardson (Binding Designer)

Price: $64.95

Publisher: Indianapolis, Bobbs Merrill: 1904

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 41211

Condition: Very Good+


409 pages; This is the genuine 1904 edition with the marvelous pictorial cloth binding. Original owner's name on ffep, otherwise clean and tight in very attractive pictorial green cloth binding with image of three turn-of-the-century ticker-tape machines designed by Rome K. Richardson. Illustrated with full page plates by Harrison Fisher. Isham's book presents a fictionalized account of "Black Friday" the dramatic financial panic of Friday Sepetember 24, 1869 which was caused by Jay Gould's efforts to corner the market in Gold. Isham relates the story of the Gold Conspiracy from its... View more info

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BLACK FRIDAY

By: Isham, Frederic S.; Harrison Fisher (Illustrator) ; Rome K. Richardson (Binding Designer)

Price: $34.94

Publisher: Indianapolis, Bobbs Merrill: 1904

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 42043

Condition: Very Good


409 pages; This is the genuine 1904 edition with the marvelous pictorial cloth binding. Tiny former owner's name on front endpaper, otherwise clean and tight in very attractive pictorial green cloth binding with image of three turn-of-the-century ticker-tape machines designed by Rome K. Richardson. Illustrated with full page plates by Harrison Fisher. Isham's book presents a fictionalized account of "Black Friday" the dramatic financial panic of Friday Sepetember 24, 1869 which was caused by Jay Gould's efforts to corner the market in Gold. Isham relates the story of the Gold Consp... View more info

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BLACK FRIDAY

By: Isham, Frederic S.; Harrison Fisher (Illustrator) ; Rome K. Richardson (Binding Designer)

Price: $27.94

Publisher: Indianapolis, Bobbs Merrill: 1904

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 42072

Condition: Very Good


409 pages; The genuine 1904 edition with the marvelous pictorial cloth binding. Former owner's name on ffep, otherwise clean and tight in attractive pictorial green cloth binding with image of three turn-of-the-century ticker-tape machines designed by Rome K. Richardson. Minor rubbing to cloth binding, faded at spine. Illustrated with full page plates by Harrison Fisher. Isham's book presents a fictionalized account of "Black Friday" the dramatic financial panic of Friday Sepetember 24, 1869 which was caused by Jay Gould's efforts to corner the market in Gold. Isham relates the sto... View more info

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Trusts, Future Interests and All That: Being Again a Review of Reviews; To which are Both Prefixed and Appended Certain Thoughts on the Present Discontents

By: Jacob, Francis W.

Price: $9.94

Publisher: Ithaca, Cornell Law Quarterly: 1933

Seller ID: 41706

Condition: Very Good


22 pages; Clean and tight in original printed tan wrappers, strongly toned at edges. ; 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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The Antient Bee-Master’s Farewell Or, Full and Plain Directions for the Management of Bees to the Greatest Advantage

By: Keys, John

Price: $649.94

Publisher: Dublin, Printed for P. Byrne, P. Wogan, J. Moore, and J. Rice: 1796

Seller ID: 39176

Condition: Very Good-


xii, 1-96, 61-252 pages; Full contemporary sheepskin leather binding with black leather title label at spine with gilt lettering. Binding has wear with boards revealed at edges and some eroded spots on front and rear boards, front hinge starting. OCLC: 34985255 Former owner's name on titlepage and a brief manuscript note on pp. 60-61 critiquing the "story method" and suggesting an alternative. Although the title page states "Illustrated with plates" - no plates are in evidence in this Irish edition. The provenance of this copy is particularly interesting, with the clear ink... View more info

AVIONS DE LIGNE ET TRAFIC AERIEN

By: Killer, Jacques

Price: $9.94

Publisher: Payot Lausanne: 1958

Seller ID: 41123

Condition: Very Good


Petits Atlas Payot Lausanne; 94 pages; 12mo bound in glossy pictorial boards. A wonderful guide to the types of aircraft (including helicopters) in the late 1950s. Each described and accompanied by a photograph. Date is approximate based in information in introduction; 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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Under the Old Fir Tree [ Hand-colored steel engraving ]

By: Landseer, Sir Edwin ; Charles George Lewis, (engraver)

Price: $29.94

Publisher: New York, Appleton: 1877

Seller ID: 41811

Condition: Very Good


Steel Engraving; 1 pages; A beautifully hand-colored steel engraving by Sir E. Landseer, R.A. Delt. ; C. G. Lewis, sculpt. from a drawing in the Possession of Mr. A. Myers from The Art Journal for 1877. Wonderful scene of two Scottish deerstalkers resting beneath a massive fir tree with their felled stag and two hunting hounds and a Skye terrier. Image measures 7" X 10" (14" x 11" matted). Matted in white stock with clear mylar. Engraved by Charles George Lewis (1808–1880) after a work by Sir Edwin Henry Landseer. View more info

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SUCCESSFUL SPECULATION IN COMMON STOCKS

By: Law, William

Price: $49.94

Publisher: New York, Whittlesey House: 1930

Edition: First Edition; Second Printing

Seller ID: 39742

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


Clean and tight in original burgundy cloth binding with black lettering. Cloth is faded at spine and fraying at spine ends. "a book which has been highly praised for the soundness and clarity of its treatment of the subject of stock speculation." From the introduction: "Stock speculation is no longer the prerogative of the wealthy few. If the war with its Liberty Loans made us a nation of investors, it is almost equally true that a prolonged bull market and the advertising it received made us a nation of speculators. Not many years ago a two million-share day brought headlines in ... View more info

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WOMEN GO TO WORK at Any Age

By: Lawton, George

Price: $4.94

Publisher: Chicago, Altrusa International: 1947

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 37070

Condition: Very Good


47 pages; Original printed wrappers, former owner's name on front wrapper with title printed along outer edge. Herbert S. Conrad was editor of PSYCHOLOGICAL MONOGRAPHS, and a fellow at the Institute for Child Welfare, Berkeley. Chapter headings include "What employers say IN FAVOR of employing older women;" "If you're past 35 -- and on the way to 50;" "If you're 60 and over;" etc. ; 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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WEALTH AGAINST COMMONWEALTH

By: Lloyd, Henry Demarest

Price: $84.94

Publisher: New York, Harper and Brothers: 1894

Seller ID: 42233

Condition: Very Good


iv, 563, x pages; Former owner's name on endpaper, otherwise clean and secure in original binding of green cloth and gray boards, cloth somewhat worn at spine ends, spine toned. Henry Demarest Lloyd (1847–1903) was a 19th-century American progressive political activist and pioneer muckraking journalist. He is best remembered for his searing exposé of the monopolistic abuses of John D. Rockefeller's Standard Oil Trust, "The Story of a Great Monopoly," published in the March 1881 issue of The Atlantic. He later expanded his research and arguments against the unbridled corporate powe... View more info

LE PORTUGAL ECONOMIQUE RAPPORT A M. LE MINISTRE DU COMMERCE ET DE L'INDUSTRIE

By: Lucien-Graux, Dr.

Price: $24.94

Publisher: Paris, Librairie Etienne Chiron: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 41076

Condition: Very Good+


349 pages; A contemporary full black leather binding with gilt borders on front & rear, raised bands, gilt bordered compartments with gilt decorative devices & gilt lettering, silk endpapers. An attractively bound copy of this scarce work on the economic history of Portugal with a folding color map. Includes a chapter on Portuguese wines including Port and Medeira. French text ; 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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Conversations on Political Economy - In which the elements of that science are familiarly explained By the author of "Conversations on Chemistry"

By: Marcet, Jane Haldimand

Price: $299.94

Publisher: London, Longman, Hurst, Reese, Orme, Brown, and Green: 1824

Edition: Fifth Edition

Seller ID: 39342

Condition: Very Good


494 pages; Contents clean and tight in 19th century binding of half calf and marbled boards, gilt lettering and attractive decorative blind stamping at spine, leather rubbed at extremities. Attractive early 19th century emblematic bookplate of Thomas Potts with the motto "Omnibus Amicus." OCLC: 17339838 Jane Haldimand Marcet (1769 – 1858) was a nineteenth century author of introductory science books, including Natural Philosophy, Chemistry, Botany and Political Economy, noted for their accuracy and thoroughness. In this volume Marcet presents in popular form the arguments of po... View more info