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Image for The New England Hurricane: The Effect of Wind, Tidal Wave, and Floods on Factory Mutual Plants.  Factory Mutual Record Vol. XV No 10, October 1938

The New England Hurricane: The Effect of Wind, Tidal Wave, and Floods on Factory Mutual Plants. Factory Mutual Record Vol. XV No 10, October 1938

By: 1938 New England Hurricane. Mutual Fire Insurance Companies

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Boston, MA, U.S.A., Factory Mutual Insurance Companies: 1938

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 031446


Boston, MA, U.S.A.: Factory Mutual Insurance Companies, 1938. Oct. 1938 issue of Factory Mutual Record (Vol. XV, No. 10), detailing damage to Factory Mutual Insurance Co. Member companies during the 1938 hurricane. Illustrated in black and white, with statistics, information about hurricane routes, river floods, and with an insert showing the affected insured companies along with estimated loss per location. Softcover, 16 pages. Covers have a bit of light shelf soil, ... View more info

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It's Your Ship : Management Techniques from the Best Damn Ship in the Navy

By: Abrashoff, Michael D.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Warner Books, Inc.: 2002

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 022907


New York: Warner Books, Inc., 2002. Signed by the author on the title page. White marbled boards with scarlet spine, heavy silver gilt spine lettering, 212 pages, color portrait of author on the cover. The book is in very good condition, looks and feels new, with sound text block, good hinges, clean and unread looking pages with no names or other markings. Includes a small, very minor pressure dent to the midcenter of the rear cover. The mylar protected dustjacket is no... View more info

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Work Measurement : New Principles and Procedures

By: Abruzzi, Adam

Price: $26.00

Publisher: New York, Columbia University Press: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009934


New York: Columbia University Press, 1952. First edition, 1952. Maroon cloth, 290 pages, dustjacket. The book looks and feels about new, with no names or other markings. The mylar protected dustjacket is not priceclipped and has a bit of age-toning, mainly to the spine, no chips or tears. Sections include: Industrial Experimental Studies; Designing a Research Program on Industrial Productivity; The Problem of Process Standardization; Case Studies of Local Stability;... View more info

Image for Report to President's Review Committee for Development Planning in Alaska on Economic Development Planning in Alaska.  In Two Volumes

Report to President's Review Committee for Development Planning in Alaska on Economic Development Planning in Alaska. In Two Volumes

By: Alaska Economic Development

Price: $45.00

Publisher: N.P., Federal Field Committee for Development Planning in Alaska: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003548


N.P.: Federal Field Committee for Development Planning in Alaska, 1965. First edition [1965]. Comprehensive federal report on economic development in Alaska, including numerous charts and tables concerning the then-current Alaska economy and projected growth. The report reaches recommendations for resource development (minerals, forest products, fisheries, agriculture); tourism; basic services (power and transportation); a program called Westward Alaska; capital format... View more info

Image for Merchant Ships: World Built. 1958 Volume. Vessels of 1000 Tons Gross and Over Completed in 1957

Merchant Ships: World Built. 1958 Volume. Vessels of 1000 Tons Gross and Over Completed in 1957

By: Allard Coles Limited; A. C. Hardy

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Southampton, London and New York, Allard Coles Ltd., George G. Harrap, John De Graff: 1958

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 035112


Southampton, London and New York: Allard Coles Ltd., George G. Harrap, John De Graff, 1958. Original 1958 volume for ships built in 1957, illustrated in black and white and with diagrams and deck plans, advertising endpapers in color. Oblong hardcover, about 6" x 9", blue cloth printed in gilt. Covers rubbed with additional wear to the corners and spine ends, spine lettering dulled, white spots on spine, hinges internally neatly reglued, sound text block, endpape... View more info

Image for Merchant Ships: World Built. 1961 Volume. Vessels of 1000 Tons Gross and Over Completed in 1960

Merchant Ships: World Built. 1961 Volume. Vessels of 1000 Tons Gross and Over Completed in 1960

By: Allard Coles Limited; A. C. Hardy

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Southampton, London and New York, Allard Coles Ltd., George G. Harrap, John De Graff: 1956

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 035113


Southampton, London and New York: Allard Coles Ltd., George G. Harrap, John De Graff, 1956. Original 1961 volume for ships built in 1960, illustrated in black and white and with diagrams and deck plans, advertising endpapers in color. Oblong hardcover, about 6" x 9", blue cloth printed in gilt. Covers rubbed with light additional wear to the corners and spine ends, spine lettering a little dulled, good hinges, sound text block, clean pages with no names or other ... View more info

Image for Merchant Ships: World Built. 1955 Volume. Vessels of 1000 Tons Gross and Over Completed in 1954

Merchant Ships: World Built. 1955 Volume. Vessels of 1000 Tons Gross and Over Completed in 1954

By: Allard Coles Limited; A. C. Hardy

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Southampton, London and New York, Allard Coles Ltd., George G. Harrap, John De Graff: 1955

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 035110


Southampton, London and New York: Allard Coles Ltd., George G. Harrap, John De Graff, 1955. Original 1955 volume for ships built in 1954, illustrated in black and white and with diagrams and deck plans, one advertising page in color. Oblong hardcover, about 6" x 9", blue cloth printed in gilt, advertising endpapers. Covers rubbed with additional wear to the corners and spine ends, spine lettering dulled, good hinges, sound text block, clean pages with a name at t... View more info

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American Optical Company [Product Catalog, 1912]

By: American Optical Company

Price: $135.00

Publisher: Southbridge, Massachusetts, American Optical Company: 1912

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 036037


Southbridge, Massachusetts: American Optical Company, 1912. First edition, 1912. Externally worn, internally good to very good. Thick hardcover illustrated product catalog including a huge array of eyewear: eyeglasses, spectacles, goggles, etc.; eyeglass chains and pins; optical machinery, tools and supplies. Tan hardcover 348 pages. Printed in brown and black inks, with extensive illustration throughout. Covers spotted and rubbed at the edges, spine darkened, good hinge... View more info

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Telephone Almanac 1934

By: American Telephone & Telegraph Company [AT&T]

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, American Telephone & Telegraph Company [AT&T}: 1934

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 033244


New York: American Telephone & Telegraph Company [AT&T}, 1934. First edition, 1934. Printed for Bell System Telephone Subscribers, the booklet is meant to emulate a much earlier almanac but with added factoids about telephone history. Blue softcover, 32 pages. Some uneven darkening to rear cover, otherwise near fine conditon, no names or other markings.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. First Edition. View more info

Image for The Cottager's Return; or, A Sure Way to Obtain Constant Employment and High Wages

The Cottager's Return; or, A Sure Way to Obtain Constant Employment and High Wages

By: Anonymous [Mrs. Hughs]

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Dedham, Massachusetts, Herman Mann: 1838

Edition: First US Edition

Seller ID: 034594


Dedham, Massachusetts: Herman Mann, 1838. First American edition, 1838, from the London edition. Dark brown blind stamped cloth with gilt lettering on the front cover, 7.25" tall, 68 pages. Some moderate rubbing to the extremities, good hinges, sound text block, front free endpaper neatly removed, endpapers age-darkened, pages clean, no names or other markings.. First US Edition. Hard Cover. Good. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. First Edition. View more info

Arab Struggle for Economic Independence

By: Ata Alla, Malumud. Translated from Russian By Bernard Isaacs.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Moscow, Progress Publishers: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 018848


Moscow: Progress Publishers, 1974. First edition, 1974. Problems of the Third World series. Seagreen linen-like cloth with black and gilt cover lettering and decoration, 271 pages, printed dustjacket. The book is in very good condition with some edgewear including lightly rubbed corners and spine ends, sound text block, good hinges, clean pages with no names or other markings. The mylar protected dustjacket is not corner clipped and is also in very good condition, clean... View more info

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A Primer of Advertising

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

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1930

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 027367


New York: Harper & Brothers, 1930. Stated first edition. Basics of 1930's style advertising, mainly for print, with sections on engraving, typography and layouts, as well as a section on radio, car cards and press agents. Maroon cloth, 178 pages. Light rubbing to the extremities, good hinges, sound text block, numerous notes lightly written in pencil throughout, names in pencil on front free endpaper.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/No. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾... View more info

Image for Individual Rights and the Public Welfare.  Addresses By the Honorable Gaspar G. Bacon

Individual Rights and the Public Welfare. Addresses By the Honorable Gaspar G. Bacon

By: Bacon, Gaspar G.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Boston, Massachusetts, Privately Printed: 1935

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 031727


Boston, Massachusetts: Privately Printed, 1935. First edition [1935]. Addresses from a former Lieutenant Governor of Massachusetts, addressing economic issues, cost of government, taxpayer relief, banking reform, socialization, etc. Red cloth with gilt spine lettering, no dustjacket, most likely as issued. Minimal shelfwear, good hinges, sound text block, a few light pencil notes in the essay entitled "Emergency Legislation and the Constitutional Principle", p... View more info

Sketches of Manufacturing Establishments in New York City, and of Textile Establishments in the United States [Microfilm]

By: Bagnall, William R. Edited By Victor S. Clark

Price: $145.00

Publisher: Andover, Massachusetts, Merrimack Valley Textile Museum: 1908

Seller ID: 014651


Andover, Massachusetts: Merrimack Valley Textile Museum, 1908. Microfilm from 1908 [microform, microfiche] copy of this exceptionally scarce title. Includes nine cards of microfilm in protective archival envelopes, containing the contents of the 2710 pages in this massive reference. Includes a typed slip indicating that it was "Typed at Andover (Merrimack Valley Textile Museum) from a xerox copy of the microfilm in the Baker Library, Harvard". Complete and in ... View more info

Image for The American Cotton Spinner, and Managers' and Carders' Guide: A Practical Treatise on Cotton Spinning

The American Cotton Spinner, and Managers' and Carders' Guide: A Practical Treatise on Cotton Spinning

By: Baird, Robert H.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, A. Hart, Late Carey & Hart: 1852

Seller ID: 029716


Philadelphia: A. Hart, Late Carey & Hart, 1852. Early reprint [1852], first published 1831. Technical guide to cotton spinning. Textured red cloth lettered in gilt. Some edge rubbing and a short closed tear to the spine head, some cover soil, sound binding, foxed endpapers, name and 1857 date in pencil on front free endpaper, pages clean and otherwise unmarked with a bit of light foxing to the first and last few pages.. Hard Cover. Good. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾"... View more info

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The Economics of Poverty

By: Balogh, Thomas

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, The Macmillan Company: 1970

Seller ID: 018951


New York: The Macmillan Company, 1970. Second printing, 1970. Crimson cloth with gilt and navy spine lettering and decoration, 381 pages with extensive index, printed dustjacket. The book is in very good condition with very light overall surface rubbing, sound text block, good hinges, clean pages with no names or other markings. The mylar protected dustjacket is not priceclipped and is also in very good condition with a darkened spine panel, little to no additional wear... View more info

Image for The New National Tax Law.  Complete Summary of Rates and Imposts, as Amended By Act of March 3, 1865.  Citizen's Edition

The New National Tax Law. Complete Summary of Rates and Imposts, as Amended By Act of March 3, 1865. Citizen's Edition

By: Beadle's Dime Series

Price: $55.00

Publisher: New York, Beadle and Company: 1865

Seller ID: 024328


New York: Beadle and Company, 1865. Beadle's Dime Series, Citizens' Edition. Light orange softcover, 67 pages. Edges rubbed, text block sound, dampstains to lower and outer margins throughout, not affecting text, no names or other markings.. Soft Cover. Fair. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall. View more info

Image for The Tax Law Decisions, Alphabetically Arranged, Together with a Complete Stamp Directory

The Tax Law Decisions, Alphabetically Arranged, Together with a Complete Stamp Directory

By: Beadle's Dime Series

Price: $55.00

Publisher: New York, Beadle and Company: 1863

Seller ID: 024329


New York: Beadle and Company, 1863. Beadle's Dime Series, Citizens' Edition. Prepared from the Commissioner's Records. Light tan softcover, 77 pages plus four pages of ads. Covers detached and chipped around the edges, spine covering chipped away, contents a little edgeworn but sound, pages generally clean and unmarked.. Soft Cover. Fair. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall. View more info

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Through Mem'ry's Haze: A Personal Memoir

By: Beinecke, William Sperry; Kabaservice, Geoffrey M.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Prospect Hill Pr: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 035471


U.S.A.: Prospect Hill Pr, 2000. First edition, signed by the author on the half-title. Story of a Yale and Columbia graduate, Navy veteran and lawyer who became CEO of Sperry & Hutchison, best known for S & H Green Stamps. Blue cloth with dustjacket. Fine condition, looks and feels new and unread, no other names or markings, dustjacket in mylar protector.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

Image for The Minimum Wage and Syndicalism: An Independent Survey of the Two Latest Movements Affecting American Labor

The Minimum Wage and Syndicalism: An Independent Survey of the Two Latest Movements Affecting American Labor

By: Boyle, James

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Cincinnati, Steward & Kidd Company: 1913

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 028841


Cincinnati: Steward & Kidd Company, 1913. First edition (1913). Maroon cloth lettered in gilt, 136 pages, no dustjacket. Very light edge rubbing, good hinges, firm text block, light scattering of foxing to the outer edges of the text block, clean pages with no names or other markings.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/No. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. First Edition. View more info