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Image for Safety Code: Mountain States Telephone & Telegraph Company

Safety Code: Mountain States Telephone & Telegraph Company

By: N/A

Price: $18.50

Publisher: The Mountain States Telephone & Telegraph Company: 1947

Stock No.: 80601

Condition: Very Good


This throwback to the 20th century isn't all that different from the frequently-seen safety manuals of the 21st. All manner of rules and guidelines for a safe workplace are discussed and described in this pocket-sized manual. Several pages with black & white illustrations. Arranged in 5 sections. --- In dark red flexible plastic covers with openable metal ring binding at top edge. A 1947 revision, first originated in August, 1922. --- In excellent condition, not exhib... View more info

Image for Paints, Varnishes and Brushes Their History Manufacture and Use Painters, Paperhangers and Glaziers Supplies

Paints, Varnishes and Brushes Their History Manufacture and Use Painters, Paperhangers and Glaziers Supplies

By: Company, Pittsburgh Plate Glass

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania U. S. A., Pittsburgh Plate Glass Company: 1923

Stock No.: 73744

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


In full blue cloth-covered boards with decorations in brown and lettering in gilt on cover and spine. Glossy interior pages contain numerous full-color, tissue-protected plates of both paint colors and applications for the use thereof. Also many b&w photos and drawings. With cover chafing (especially at upper spine), rubbing at extremities. Interior clean, bright and unmarked. Though not stated, it is likely that this is a first edition. Created and designed; photograph... View more info

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The Benevolent Dictators: Interviews with Advertising Greats

By: CUMMINGS, Bart

Price: $26.50

Publisher: Chicago, Crain Books: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Stock No.: 78246

ISBN: 0872510913

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


First edition, first printing with full number line on copyright page. Signed by author on front free endpaper: 'All the best/Bart Cummings'. A biographical sketch of 18 prominent advertising executives, each with its own b&w portrait of the subject. Mr. Cummings compiled his own impressive resumé in the advertising world. --- In full tan and navy gloss cloth covers, w/silver-stamped titling on spine. Simply-designed jacket in navy, tan and white; with author portrait a... View more info

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The Gem Kingdom

By: DESAUTELS, Paul E. (author); BOLTIN, Lee (photography)

Price: $13.00

Publisher: New York, A Ridge Press Book/Random House Inc: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Stock No.: 79458

ISBN: 0394733738

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Stated first printing. A comprehensive look at the world of gemstones, with loads of color photos. Signed on front free endpaper by Paul E. Desautels. --- In softcovers, with various colored gems pictured on cover. Covers with considerable creasing and curling to edges; interior is clean and firm.; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 252 pages; Signed by Author View more info

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A Practical Treatise on Coal, Petroleum, and Other Distilled Oils

By: GESNER, Abraham

Price: $36.00

Publisher: Drake Well Foundation: 2001

Stock No.: 82388

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


A 2001 facsimile of Abraham Gesner's 1861 Baillière Brothers guide to his various processes for refining "coal oil", petroleum, and other distilled oils. This work served as a primer for the early petroleum industry. With several sketches and tables depicting these processes and the equipment needed to perform them. With a foreword by Samuel T. Pees and a biographical sketch of Abraham Gesner by William R. Brice. --- In full dark green cloth-covered boards with ... View more info

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Retail Store Planning & Design Manual, Second Edition (National Retail Federation series)

By: LOPEZ, Michael J.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, John Wiley & Sons, Inc.: 1995

Stock No.: 80893

ISBN: 0471076295

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


First printing of this second edition of author's hefty work, covering all aspects of design and layout of retail spaces. With 32 chapters covering everything from utilizing available square footage to selecting color schemes. With drawings, plans, tables and charts throughout. An entry in publisher's National Retail Federation series. --- In full black paper-covered boards w/gilt-stamped spine titling. Volume lacks the dust jacket. --- With prior owner's mark to inside ... View more info

Day-To-Day Business Accounting

By: Mose, Arlene; Jackson, John; Mose, Arlene K.; Downs, Gary

Price: $13.75

Publisher: Lebanon, Indiana, U.S.A., Prentice Hall Direct: 1997

Stock No.: 70088

ISBN: 013603358x

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


Effective, easy-to-understand accounting tips in a newish copy.; 70088; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

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Saleswoman: A Guide to Career Success

By: PLETCHER, Barbara A.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Homewood, Illinois, Dow Jones-Irwin: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Stock No.: 80659

ISBN: 0870941666

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


First edition, first printing with full number line on copyright page. The author, president of Creative Sales Careers, Inc., shares her secrets and techniques for success as a woman in the world of sales. --- In grey cloth-covered boards with titling in gilt on red spine blocks. Lacks a dust jacket. --- A clean, bright, firm copy but with creases to corners of several leaves. Acidic paper has been inserted at pp. 22-23, resulting in staining; and with minor soiling to t... View more info

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Designing Exhibitions

By: VELARDE, Giles

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, The Design Council: 1988

Stock No.: 80887

ISBN: 0850722233

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


Per the back cover, this work is a ". . .comprehensive and clearly written guide [which] deals with the whole range of exhibition design. . ." With plenty of black & white and color photos and with drawings. --- This softcover edition in stiff wraps. With prior owner's mark and name inside front cover and on textblock top edge, along with fairly deep creases to covers and most pages, and retailer's back cover sticker; else a clean, sound copy.; Small Quarto (9 to... View more info

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Winning (Easton Press Signed First Edition series)

By: WELCH, Jack; WELCH, Suzy

Price: $70.00

Publisher: Norwalk, Connecticut, The Easton Press: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Stock No.: 82236

Condition: Fine with no dust jacket


A deluxe leatherbound limited edition of this guide to success in business and life by long-time General Electric CEO Jack Welch and his wife Suzy, herself a very successful writer and editor. A first edition, signed by the Welchs. Number 1177 of 1930 copies. An entry in publisher's Signed First Edition series. Publisher's certificate and note about this work laid in. --- Bound in rich full black bonded leather covers with four raised bands on spine. Spine titling, elab... View more info