Chicago: The System Company, 1905-1906. Octavo; 6 volumes; G+/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, black with gold print; Each volume in slipcase of dark green paper, corners and edges of some slipcases are torn, but all are intact; Boards are half bound with black leather to spines and corners, marbled paper to boards, very slight wear to some spine caps, but else clean and strong; Text blocks have gilt top edges, marbled endpapers, uncut pages, name in ink on front endpapers; Volume titles: The Cost of Production / B.C. Bean, editor (ix, 198 pages) — Organizing a Factory / C.E. Woods (156 pages) — Business Correspondence / C.A. Burt, editor (221 pages) — Selling / A.L. Macbain, et al. (vii, 199 pages) — Credits and Collections / T.J. Zimmerman, editor (vi, 196 pages) — Buying / M.J. Clifford, et al. (216 pages).
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n.p. C.F. Burgess Laboratories, Inc., n.d. Octavo; VG; navy blue spine without text; decorative gilt designs with lines to front and rear boards; C.F. Burgess Laboratories: Burgess Battery Company, Burgess Products Company, Burgess-Parr Company; cloth shows light sunning to spine, rubbing wear toward spine head edge, slight rubbing wear to exterior; text block is unmarked, unnumbered, uncut pages; ivory silk end pages;.
n.p. n. publ. 1906. Thick Octavo; pp 864; G-/no-DJ; black spine with gilt text; 6 bound magazine volumes in one book; cloth has moderate wear to exterior; noticeable wear to spine; slight rubbing to corners; strong boards; text block shows slight age toning to exterior edges; ex-library stamp to ffep; frontispiece; interior lightly toned; cracked gutter at pp 3-6; profusely illustrated;.
New York: Time, Inc., 1934. Quarto; Fair; Paperback; Spine, blue with white print; Cover is torn at spine ends and across front top edge and fore edge, large portion sliced away from bottom half of fore edge, cocked spine, significant shelfwear; Text block has bent corners, smudging and holes to initial pages, clean inside; 184 pages, illustrated (some color).
Berlin and Wien: Ullstein & Co, 1910. Octavo; G-/no-DJ; pp 477; gray spine with white text to black bar; cloth shows slight sunfading to exterior; few whitish spots to exterior; lightly rubbed corners; photograph adhered to front; strong boards; text block has age toning to exterior edges; ex-library with stamps to exterior edges; minor cracking to gutter at title page; age toned endpapers; cracking to gutter at pp 16-17; illustrated; frontispiece; previous owner' s name to ffep; German text.
Boston: Sampson, Davenport, and Company, 1878. Octavo; pp 860; Fair/no-DJ; dark brown spine with gilt text; blind-stamped borders and oval design to front; full title: The Massachusetts Register and Business Directory, 1878, Containing a Record of State and County Officers, Merchants, Manufacturers, Etc., No. XCIX; some soiling to exterior; split starts to joints; slightly bumped corners; moderate wear to edges; slightly sunned spine; chipping to head and tail spine edges; text block has darkening to exterior edges; light moisture staining towards head edge at title page; pictorial endpapers; interior has slight age toning; frontispiece; illustrated; slight cracking to gutters; previous owner's name to tipped in map at front.
New York: The New York City Record Publishing Company, 1886. Octavo; pp 224; Fair/no-DJ; dark red spine with black text; full title: The New York City Record for the Year 1886 Containing A Complete List of the Different Departments of the City Government, Its Bureaus and Branches; With the Names, Residences, Positions and Salaries of All Employees; exterior cloth shows chips to spine heat and foot; embossed illustration and titles to panels; rubbed corners; noticeable soiling to exterior, as is; text block has darkening to edges due to age; ex-library markings inside, as is; profusely illustrated; cracking to gutters, as is; ex-libris bookplate to front pastedown; pictorial endpapers;.
Minneapolis: The Northwestern Miller, 1923. Large Quarto; pp 147; Fair/paperback; ivory spine with blue text; covers have some soiling to exterior; few chips to corners; creases to spine; text block shows modest wear to exterior edges; interior lightly toned; profusely illustrated; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders;.
Philadelphia: The Saving Fund Society of Germantown, 1904. Thin octavo; good condition hardcover; green spine, no text; boards, moderate shelf wear and bumping; light flaking at the corners and spine edges; former owner's name, ffep; text block, clean; toning lightly; frontispiece photo; text portraits; 39pp.
New York, NY: Palgrave Macmillan, January 2013. First Edition. 8vo. VG+/VG+. bright medium yellow DJ spine and jacket, mainly titling in black. no abrading to glossy exterior and minimal edgewear. HB is bound in black with bold stamped gilt lettering. SIGNED BY AUTHOR ON RIGHT FEP. softly skimmed stock, illustrations with text included frequently. 269 pp. ISBN# 9780230342248.
Milwaukee, Wisconsin: American Society for Quality Press, 2000. US Printing. 8vo. VG+/ - no DJ. yellow tipped glossy HC spine, rests on tall segment of dark red to red; this coloring extends widely across both panels. spine titling in white. mild shelfwear only. SIGNED BY BOTH AUTHORS ON RIGHT FEP. tightly bound, solid copy with figures and tables numbered within the chapters. 243 pp. ISBN# 0873894537.
Stanford, California: Stanford University Press, 1962. US Printing. 8vo. VG/VG-. sunned solid plum DJ spine with white italics for title centered between the tiny white capitals for smaller white author and publisher. edgewear is moderate and general stress and handling appears as whitish chipping to head and foot, in addition to the corners and a few small closed cuts. light khaki clothbound HB spine has black titling between gently pushed in ends and sharply cornered adjacent panels. prior owner ink name/date on right fep. the ivory text is clear, corners neatly aligned and edges a smooth ivory. 287 pp.
Stanford: Stanford University Press, 1965. Ex-library w/library stamps and markings; Reprint (1965) of 1958 publication; VG/G+; Blue spine with white text; Dustjacket in protective plastic covering, DJ has edge wear incl. small chips at top edge of spine and elsewhere along top edge of covers, very small chips at bottom edge of spine and at corners, DJ also has occasional short closed tear and a few light creases at edges, DJ has rubbing to surface w/some of its blue color worn off in some areas on covers and spine, DJ has occasional light scuff and some light age toning at edges; Boards straight and strong, pastedowns age toned, back pastedown has library envelope taped in lower right w/catalog card inserted, back pastedown has one small brown spot, book's binding is strong; Textblock age toned, textblock edges have library stamps, front end paper library book plate, back end paper has small brown spot, interior clean; 340 pp.
New York: The Macmillan Company, 1912. Thick Octavo; Fair/no-DJ; green spines with gilt text to red bar; 4 volumes: vol. 1, Farms, pp 618; vol. 2, Crops, pp 699; vol. 3, Animals, pp 708; vol. 4, Farm and Community, pp 650; cloths have heavy wear to exteriors; soiling to exteriors; ex-library markings to spines; chipping and fraying to edges; splitting to rear joint of vol. 3; chip to front fore edge of vol. 3; text blocks show some soiling to exterior edges; interiors have light toning; cracking to gutters; ex-library with markings to first and last few pages; frontispieces; ex-library pouches to rear pastedowns; open tear to rear endpaper of vol. 3; profusely illustrated; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
San Marino, CA: The Huntington Library, 1967. Octavo; pp 256; VG/G; dark beige spine with black text; dust jacket shows some soiling to exterior; minor chips to edges; price clipped front flap; cloth has little wear to exterior; strong boards; text block has mild wear to exterior edges; interior clean;.
San Juan, Puerto Rico: Carimar, 1993. First Edition. Qto. VG/VG-. matte grayscale DJ panel, fully illustrated with an enlarged image of an embossed symbol and characters. chips and tiny cuts with a scuff on lower DJ strip between tiny cuts and whitish edgeworn ends and moderately to perimeter and fore-edge folds. dark navy clothbound HB with stamped silver titling, bllind stamped title on front panel, edges of both only have mild shelfwear. head-edge peppered lightly on head-edge. profusely illustrated, highlighting the ivory textblock with medium to panoramic images. 372 pp. ISBN# 0963340905.
Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1971. Reprinted. Octavo; pp 334; G-/no-DJ; gray spine with black text; thirtieth anniversary edition; cloth shows staining to exterior, mainly toward head edges; slightly darkened spine; strong boards; text block shows light wear to exterior edges; lightly stamped numbers to ffep; light staining to head edge of few early pages; slight margin marks and underlining toward first half of text; slightly cocked spine.
Berkeley, Los Angeles, London: University of California Press, 1985. Octavo; pp 322; VG-/G-; red spine with black and white text; dust jacket shows slight rubbing to exterior; some sunning to spine; cloth shows little wear; strong boards; text block has light wear to exterior edges; interior clean; illustrated with charts and graphs;.
New York, Boston, Chicago: The Macmillan Company, 1950. Reprinted. Octavo; pp 396; G/Fair; dark beige spine with red text; dust jacket has some chips to edges; slight sunning to exterior; price clipped front flap; mylar wraps; cloth has very little wear to exterior; strong boards; text block has slight toning to exterior edges; previous bookshop's sticker to ffep; previous owner's name to ffep; illustrated;.
Hagerstown, India: The American Press, 1989. First Edition. small Qto. VG/VG. blue, red, light orange, yellow and overlaying bold black type for titling. jacket graphics extend across cover with enlarged titling. dark medium blue HB, imprinted spine titling. simply a touch worn at extremities. decorative blue/white illustrated endsheets, text-filled interior, unmarked and with no interior markings, sheets excellent. INSCRIBED TO SAM DONALDSON BY AUTHOR. head-edge marked with remainder mark, fore-edge and tail are smoothly clear. 322 pp.
New York: Barnes and Noble, 1997. Octavo. G+/VG DJ. Yellow spine with red and black text; dustjacket is clean with one minor tear by the spine; boards are clean and strong; binding is strong; textblock is clean mostly but a few pages p.136-157 have markings in pen, including underlining, starring, and brackets. Pp. 250.
New York, NY: Harper & Row, Publishers, 1969. First Edition. 8vo. VG/VG-. faded yellow DJ spine with red uppercase title with subtitle beneath in black, followed by full author in black capitals, miniature red publisher at tail end. abrasive contact affects the ends with wrinkles and tiny creases, a few closed tears on upper edge of front jacket and rear panel. the original sunny yellow panel has much enlarged red uppercase and black subtitle characters centered with black uppercase author above newsprint illustration in b/w. reddish clay shaded cloth HB, stamped with metallic characters for title, author and publisher beneath. dull dark yellow endsheets, fep INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR TO HISTORIAN HAYNES JOHNSON. frontispiece in b/w faces title page, 25 additional illustrations included. unmarred textblock interior, plus edges on all sides are a smooth ivory. 236 pp.
Pacific Grove, CA: Duxbury, 1993. Third Edition. Large Octavo: VG-/no-DJ paperback: Black and dark gold spine with dark gold text: Covers are clean with general shelfwear, slight fraying to corners, some scuffs, binding solid: Textblock exterior has some dark smudges to tail edge, pages clean and unmarked: Third Edition: 726 pp.
New York: Garland Pubs. 1987. Facsimile edition. Thin, large quarto in beige cloth hardcovers with small brown letters on spine; in good condition; minimal soiling; paper and text clean; pp. 195; contains papers on the science of administration originally published in 1937 by the Institute of Public Administration at Columbia University; shelved in Business section.
New York: Harper and Row, 1976. First Edition. 8vo in grey boards, black and red text on a white dj spine. VG+/VG. SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR ON THE FFEP. Minimal wear to the boards. Dj is lightly soiled on the front and back covers. 453 pgs. ISBN 0-06-010476-7. This item was from our Bethesda store, now shelved in Maryland warehouse with our regular stock. BOOK SHELVED IN THE RARE & EXPENSIVE SECTION.
Antwerp: Fonds Mercator, 1995. Quarto; pp 343; VG/G; dark green spine with white text; slipcase has moderate wear to exterior; intact panels; dust shows slight wear to exterior; scratch to front joint; cloth has minimal wear to exterior; strong boards; text block shows slight wear to exterior edges; profusely illustrated; interior clean; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
Anvers: Fonds Mercator, 1995. Quarto; VG/VG; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, green with grey and white print; DJ has slight edgewear but is clean and bright; Boards in green cloth with gold print, clean and strong; Text block clean and tight; Text in French; 343 pages, frontispiece, illustrated (some color). [Oversized book(s). Additional postage necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy International shipping unavailable due to size/weight restrictions. For international/expedited customers, please inquire for rates.].
New York: Basic Books, 2012. 12mo: VG/VG: Blue and black spine with brown text: DJ is clean with very mild general shelfwear: Boards are strong and clean with very light bumping at head and tail of spine, corners are sharp, binding is tight: Textblock is clean and pages are free of markings, folds and tears: 214 pp.
New York: National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc., 1947. Reprinted. Small quarto; pp 560; VG-/no-DJ; green spine with gilt text; cloth shows slightly sunned exterior, minor wear to corners, strong boards; text block has light toning to exterior edges; previous owner's name, some writing to ffep; underlining and writing toward front of text; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
New York: National Bureau of Economic Research, 1969. Octavo; pp 352; G/G-; gray spine with black text; dust jacket has slight sun darkening to spine; mild stains to exterior; modestly rubbed edges; cloth shows light wear to exterior; very lightly sunned spine; sturdy boards; text block has lightly foxing to exterior edges; interior clean; illustrated;.
New York: Columbia University Press, 1939. Reprinted. Octavo; pp 582; G/no-DJ; dark green spine with gilt text; cloth has mild wear to exterior; strong boards; text block has light toning to exterior edges; light ink to p 17; ex-library with markings and stamps inside; good binding; illustrated with several charts;.
Cambridge, Massachusetts: The MIT Press, 1990. US Printing. 8vo. VG/VG. slim electric medium blue DJ spine with tiny white characters for title and authors, R-L justified within a thin black line border frame; white publisher symbol at tail. wear is gentle, a touch to ends and corners. matching titling in light blue on slim HB spine. solid black cloth, endsheets and textbock perused between the panels. 194 pp. ISBN# 0262031574.
Chicago: Aldine Publishing Company, 1973. First Edition. Octavo; pp 451; VG/G; cream spine with pea green text; dust jacket has lightly sunned exterior; light rubbing to exterior; small sticker to rear; cloth shows light sunning to spine; mild wear to exterior; strong boards; text block shows slight age toning to exterior edges; interior clean; illustrated;.
Cambridge, MA; London: East Asian Research Center, Harvard University, 1977. First edition. Octavo; pp 323; VG-/no DJ; sun faded navy spine with gilt text; cloth has slight sunning to exterior edges and spine, boards are strong and sturdy; text block shows slight age toning to exterior edges, numbers in ink on copyright page, previous owner's name on front pastedown; interior clean;.
New York, NY: Portfoliio, Penguin, 2015. US Printing. 8vo. VG+/VG+. ivory DJ spine with red author, medium blue title at mid-spine and tiny black capital lettering for subtitle and publisher at tail end. bright white HB spine and full exterior, dark blue metallic titling. a touch bumped at bottom right of front cover. gently skimmed interior, mark free and in above average shape. 248 pp. ISBN# 9781591847205.
Bracey, Virginia: Paraview, Inc., 2005. First Paraview edition. Octavo; pp 209; VG/VG; light brown/black spine with white and red text; dust jacket has slight rubbing to exterior, minor wear to edges; cloth has slight wear to exterior, light sunning to exterior; text block shows minimal wear to exterior edges; interior clean; inscribed by author;.