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The Continental Savings, Loan and Building Company.

By: Anonymous

Price: $15.00

Publisher: St. Paul, Minn., Continental Savings, Loan and Building Company:

Seller ID: 11897

Condition: Collectible-Fine


circa.1890s. 23 pages; paper wrapper (3 3/8 x 5 1/2 inch) with title on the cover. Concerned with bank operations and loans and investments. Fine clean copy. View more info

Steam, Its Generation and Use.

By: Anonymous

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, New York, The Babcock & Wilcox Co.: 1913

Seller ID: 12362

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Thirty-fifth Edition. 335 pages; illustrations, tables; index; bound in blue cloth with gilt lettering (7 1/4 x 10 1/4 inch). Issued for it customers as to the advantages of steam power as a source of power for its customer's use. Very good clean copy. View more info

Wilson's Business Directory of New York City. Published Annually.

By: Anonymous

Price: $375.00

Publisher: New-York, New York, John F. Trow, Publisher and Printer: 1851

Seller ID: 12514

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Professionally rebacked. lxiv, 350 pages; advertisement front and back sections; folding map frontispiece; Original cloth boards (3 1/2 x 5 1/2 inch). An alphabetical listing of business in the City of New York during 1850-51. Written in ink across the title page is 'Phomsin & Austin, No. 13 West St. New York'. Extremely uncommon with original folding map. Chipping to margin of two preliminary leaves, slightly affecting a letter or two in the right margin. View more info

American Building Assocation News.

By: Anonymous

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Cincinnati, Ohio, North American Building-Loan Assocation: 1930

Seller ID: 12528

Condition: Collectible-Fine


Volume Fifty, Number Four (April 1930). Pages 185-248; illustrations; paper wrapper (8 1/4 x 11 1/4 inch). Articles on - Building Your Business; Thrift and Home Financing; Matters of Interest; Building Construction. Fine clean copy of this industry publication. View more info

Original Stereocard Photograph. "Keelers Mill, Lafayette, New York."

By: Anonymous

Price: $37.50

Seller ID: 13275

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


circa.1870. Original stereograph (3 1/2 x 7 inch) with not title. Inscripbed on the backside "Keelers mill that sawed timber for church. Loaned by Hazel Woodmansee, R.D. 2, Lafayette , NY." Image of the sawing mill looking down from a hill near it. A snall log pond nest to it with cleared land in the background. Very good clean copy. View more info

Manual of Instructions : Gilbert Chemistry Outfit for Boys

By: Anonymous

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New Haven, Connecticut, The A.C. Gilbert Co.: 1917

Seller ID: 015641

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Paper covered booklet with illustration of a boy playing with his chemistry set on front. Small tear at spine, chipping. Brown spots and stains throughout, possibly from chemicals spilled during play. Dimensions 10 1/2 x 7 inches. 28 pages with table of contents to experiments and magic tricks that can be done with the chemistry set. Ads for electrical sets and erector sets in back. The A. C. Gilbert Company was founded in 1909 and was most noted for introducing the Erector Set. It went out of business in 1967. View more info

Greater San Francisco : the Clearing House of California for her Commerce with the World

By: Anonymous

Price: $25.00

Publisher: San Francisco, California, Greater San Francisco Association: 1912

Seller ID: 015651

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Stapled, folded brochure , chipping, some splitting at fold. "Phoenix Photo Engraving Co." typed on front. Black and white reproduction of a painting of a masted ship in San Francisco Bay on front, photograph of SS Cleveland at dock in San Francisco Harbor on back. 14 pages with15 black and white photographs. Promotional literature touting San Francisco as a center of commerce. View more info

Set of 5 Original Stereocard Photographs - Sears Catalogue Printing

By: Anonymous

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Chicago, Illinois, Sears, Roebuck & Co.:

Seller ID: 016297

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Circa 1906. Set of 5 Original printed photograph stereocards on white board. Board dimensions 7 x 3 1/2 inches, photograph dimensions 6 x 3 inches. Titles at base of photos. Some rubbing on edges. Short description of photo on back. No. 33 - 37 in series, views of different stages in the process of printing a Sears catalog. Sears-Roebuck began publishing its catalog in 1888, featuring all kinds of merchandise and becoming a cultural icon. In 1906, Sears opened its own catalog plant and the Sears Tower in Chicago. View more info

Ask Another One

By: Anonymous

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Elkhart, Indiana, Dr. Miles Medical Company:

Seller ID: 016437

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Circa 1927. Staple bound pamphlet, 6 x 4 3/4 inches. with color illustration of a man and woman reading the pamphlet on the front and a country scene on the back. Minor chipping, notes in ink on front and back cover. 32 pages, alternating trivia questions with advertisements for Dr. Miles Medical Company pharmaceutical products, including "Nervine" and "Aspir-Mint". Dr. Franklin Miles founded the Dr. Miles Medical Company in Elkhart, Indiana, in 1884. Until the mid-1930's, the sedative Nervine was its most popular product. In 1935, the company changed its name to Mile Laborator... View more info

Tax Exemptions of Liberty Bonds Victory Notes Treasury Certificates War Savings Certificates

By: Anonymous

Price: $15.00

Publisher: San Francisco, Wells Fargo Nevada National Bank:

Seller ID: 016521

Condition: Collectible-Fine


Circa 1918. 6 1/2 x 6 tan paper folded in half. Excellent condition. Tax information for investors who purchased Liberty Bonds, Victory Notes, Treasury Certificates and/or War Savings Certificates to support the government during World War I. View more info

California Resources and Possibilities : Twenty-Eighth Annual Report of the California Development Board for the Year Nineteen Seventeen

By: Anonymous

Price: $25.00

Publisher: San Francisco, California Development Board: 1918

Seller ID: 016534

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Paper wrapper with color map of California and the California State Seal on front. Ex-library. Significant chipping of cover, text in very good condition. 4 punched holes near spine. Library stamp on first and last page. 64 pages with index and 20 x 36 fold out color map in back. A detailed report on the infrastructure, resources, and information of importance to the business community in the State of California. Multiple tables. View more info

Original Billhead - William Read, No. 6 Market Square, Boston

By: Anonymous

Price: $25.00

Publisher: 1854

Seller ID: 016638

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


8 x 4 1/2 inch paper, two brown spots not affecting text, fold line, otherwise excellent condition. Billhead receipt for 6 boys' guns, total $10.87, bought from William Read, No. 6 Market Square, Importer of Guns, Sporting Apparatus, and Hardware Goods. Dated February 25, 1854. Signed, "Rec'd Pay Wm Read by C. Romney." William Read began importing guns and other sporting goods to Boston in 1826 as "Lane and Read", later "William Read", then "William Read and Sons". The business lasted at least until the 1910's. View more info

What Our Agents Say : To Whom They Sell : The Profit They Make : What Prominent Educators Say : Press and Public Opinions

By: Anonymous

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Underwood & Underwood: 1901

Seller ID: 016715

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


24 pages. blue color paper wrapper (6 x 4 3/4 inch) with title on the cover. Testimonials about Underwood & Underwood stereographs and the chances of selling them to make a living. Evidence of having been folded, very good, clean copy. View more info

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Drug Store Days: My Youth Among the Pills & Potions

By: Armour, Richard

Price: $47.50

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Book Company: 1959

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Inscribed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 8322

Condition: Fine


(1959). Amour's recollections of his grandparenst' and parents' Pomona, California drug store from about 1912 to 1918. Armour became later in life a professor of English at Scripps College in nearby Claremont, CA. Inscribed by Armour to his friend and fellow Scripps English professor colleague Joseph Arnold Foster and his wrife: "For Joe & Sally Foster, this bit of Americana or --------- (unreadable), with every good wish of one who left the mortar & pestle for the mortarboard. Dick. September 14, 1955." Very nice, complete dust wrapper with a couple of short tears. 186 pages. View more info

Surefire: The Infallible Index to What Makes a Buyer Buy

By: Baskin, Harry H. and Albert M. Bloom

Price: $125.00

Publisher: New York, Master Service, Inc.: 1927

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019042

Condition: Very Good


104 pamphlets, complete, bound in publisher's attractive fabricoid. From the introduction: "Do not look upon "Surefire" as a course in salesmanship. It is not. It is a complete and infallible index to what makes a buyer buy." Some examples include: The Mental Buyer; The Action Buyer, The Refind Buyer, etc. Index to the pamphlets laid in. Illustrated with photos and drawings. 4 1/2 x 6 1/2 inches. View more info

Public Speaking: A Practical Course for Business Men

By: Carnegie, Dale; Thomas, Lowell (Introduction)

Price: $37.50

Publisher: New York, American Institute of Banking: 1926

Seller ID: 019765

Condition: Fine


Original publisher's blue cloth binding with gilt decorations and lettering on spine. 5 1/4" x 7 1/2." 583 pages, complete. Former ownership signature in black ink of Harry Buss on front pastedown. Bookplate of Henry Buss on front free endpaper. Pages and covers are very clean and intact. Very minimal, if any, wear on edges of covers. Dale Carnegie (1888-1955) was an American writer and lecturer best-known for his writings and teachings on self-improvement. Carnegie grew up on a rural farm, worked his way out of poverty, and found his true calling by coaching and teaching peopl... View more info

How To Keep Your Money and Make It Earn More

By: Casson, Herbert

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, B. C. Forbes Publishing Co.: 1923

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 017997

Condition: Fine


Original black cloth with faded gilt lettering on the front cover and spine. 5 1/4 X 7 1/2 inches. 147 which include 9 pages about the publisher, B. C. Forbes life and 5 pages of ads. One page of the ad is not cut, however the pages in the copy are cut. Contents include, buy only what you need, never buy, give, lend nor invest under pressure, speculate on properties, not schemes, buy only what can be re-sold without a loss, take your profits, ask you banker, buy at the bottom and sell at the tip, keep your money moving, borrow all you can use, borrow for expansion, not show, give, but never le... View more info

Twelve Manuscript Pages on Concepts for Nuclear Reactors 1957-58

By: Chang, Hugh C.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Oakland, California, 0

Seller ID: 018917

Condition: Fine


Titled in two enveloopes: "Idea on patent for pre-stressed vessels and/or piping for very high pressure and temperature services" (and) "Patentable concepts on nuclear reactors and other patentable ideas and improvements on various consumer and industrial products, conceived during October 1, 1957 and October 1, 1958. Twelve handwritten pages, 8 1/2 x 11 inches. Each pages with drawings, charts or technical notes. Hugh Chung (b. 1916-d. 2008) was born in China and came to America in 1943 as an officer in the Chinese Army and worked with the U.S. Military during World War II, ne... View more info

Funds and Their Uses : a Book Describing the Methods, Instruments, and Institutions Employed in Modern Financial Transactions. Revised Edition.

By: Cleveland, Frederick A.

Price: $37.50

Publisher: New York, New York, D. Appleton and Company: 1903

Seller ID: 11243

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


xiii, 304 pages; illustrations of monies, stocks, bonds, etc; index; bound in brown cloth with gilt lettering on the spine. Includes: What are Funds, How Funds are Obtained, Institutions and agents employed in funding operations. View more info

300 Ways of Getting Trade: A Book of Suggestions for Retail; Distributors of Dry Goods, Clothing, Boots and Shoes and Groceries

By: Cole, Geo. S.

Price: $47.50

Publisher: Chicago, Mercantile Book Company: 1901

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 018989

Condition: Very Good


Publisher's red cloth with dulled gilt lettering. Front end paper cllipped on bottom corner; second end paper folded. Clean and fresh internally. Chapters include: Plans for Getting Trade; Up to Date Methods for Merchandizing; Premium Plans; Retailers' Associations; Personal Letters and Circulars; Sales and Special Sales; Store Catalogues; Misc. Plans; Store Papers. 212 pages, including index. 5 1/4 x 7 1/2 inches. View more info