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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 exhibiting much in the way of damages or wear.; 4.5 in. wide x 7.75 in. tall View more info

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The Swayne Lumber Company: Narrow Gauge Logging in the Merrimac Forest

By: BECKSROM, Paul; BRAUN, David W.

Price: $140.00

Publisher: Edmonds, Washington, Pacific Fast Mail: 1992

Stock No.: 83079

ISBN: 0915713241

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


A history of the Swayne Lumber Company of northern California, and the narrow gauge railroad they operated as part of their business. Based at Oroville, California, the railroad was used to transport logs from the forests to the company's mills. Many of the black & white photos in this work were taken by Lloyd Swayne, a photography buff and son of founder Robert Swayne. With color paintings by John Coker and Jim Finnell. Includes schematic drawings of railroad equipment and finished Swayne wood products by Al Armitage and others; along with rosters of company equipment and maps. The authors al... View more info

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Steam in the Redwoods

By: CARRANCO, Lyunwood; SORENSEN, Henry L.

Price: $54.00

Publisher: Caldwell, Idaho, The Caxton Printers, Ltd.: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Stock No.: 83214

ISBN: 0870043218

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


First edition. The difficult job of felling, milling and transporting the magnificent redwood trees of Humboldt County in Northern California required the use of various steam-powered railroads. These railroads are described in this work, along with dozens of black & white photos, as well as rosters and maps. --- In cloth-covered boards with wrap-around red monochrome illustration of a steam locomotive pulling a load of mammoth logs. Jacket repeats the monochrome photo from the book covers. --- A clean, tightly-bound copy, but with a hint of rubbing to edges. Dust jacket is in excellent condit... 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; photography, art work and copy by The Lakeside Press/R.R. Donnelley & Sons. Chapters cover a wide range, from the history of paint to t... 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 and profile on flaps. --- A bright, clean, firm copy lacking obvious damages. Jacket with a 1/2 in. tear to lower edge; slight... 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 gilt-stamped cover titling. Volume has no dust jacket. --- A very nice copy: clean, bright and unmarked but with faint cover ... 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 of front cover, faint water ring to front cover, small white specks to back cover, otherwise a clean, firm, bright copy. (Due... View more info

Image for The Company: A Short History of a Revolutionary Idea

The Company: A Short History of a Revolutionary Idea

By: MICKLETHWAIT, John; WOOLDRIDGE, Adrian

Price: $15.50

Publisher: New York, The Modern Library / Random House: 2003

Stock No.: 83130

ISBN: 0679642498

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


In this work, the authors trace the ability of a "joint-stock company" to amass great power and wealth. Per the jacket, the company is revealed as one of ". . .history's great catalysts, for good and for ill, a mighty engine for sucking in, recombining, and pumping out money, goods, people and culture to every corner of the globe." Volume wrapped in jacket with photo of board members seated at a conference table. A Modern Library Chronicles book. --- In Toledano spine 17 / grey cloth / blindstamped torchbearer logo to cover / gilt-stamped spine titling / Bernhard endpapers / ... 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 textblock fore-edge.; Octavo (8 to 9 in. tall); vii, 227 pages View more info

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West Virginia Logging Railroads

By: WARDEN, William E.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Lynchburg, Virginia, TLC Publishing: 1993

Stock No.: 83207

ISBN: 1883089034

Condition: Fine with no dust jacket


A chronicle of the lumber companies and their railroads in the logging industry of West Virginia, mostly in the mid-20th century. With plenty of black & white photos (and a few in color), maps and rosters of the various lines profiled. Nearly all of the locomotives discussed are steam powered. --- In pictorial paper-covered boards with Richard M. Sparks color painting of an unloaded Elk River Coal & Lumber Company train fording a river. Printed on high-quality gloss coated leaves. Volume lacks a dust jacket (likely as issued). --- An about Fine copy: clean, tightly bound and bright; lacking ap... View more info