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KNOWLEDGE IS POWER: A View of the Productive Forces of Modern Society and the Results of Labor, Capital and Skill. By Charles Knight. Revised and Edited, with Additions, by David A. Wells, A.M. ... Illustrated with Numerous Engravings

By: Knight, Charles

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Boston: Gould and Lincoln, 1856.: 1856.

Seller ID: 9625

Condition: Good


Boston: Gould and Lincoln, 1856.. 1856.. Good. - Octavo, brown cloth titled in gilt on the spine with blind-stamped decorations in blind on the covers. The covers are rubbed and soiled with wear to the corners. The head of the spine is heavily chipped with a quarter inch of the cloth having perished. There is a 2 inch split to the cloth along the middle of the rear joint with some corresponding chips to the spine. iv & 503 pages plus a 24-page publisher's catalog, illust... View more info

INCENTIVES UNDER CAPITALISM AND SOCIALISM.

By: Laidler, Harry W.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York: League for Industrial Democracy, (1933).: (1933).

Seller ID: 33689

Condition: Good


New York: League for Industrial Democracy, (1933).. (1933).. Good. - Octavo, softcover bound in pictorial black-and-white wrappers. The binding is rubbed, bumped & soiled with some minor foxing & a few small stains. There is a tear to the spine at the top staple & the top half inch of the front wrap is detached. 54 pages. The page corners are lightly bumped. Good. First edition.Harry W. Laidler was the Executive Director of the League for Industrial Democracy, desc... View more info

BIDRAG TIL BORSENS HISTORIE / i de forste halvhundrede Aar. Samlede og udgivne af G. F. Lassen

By: Lassen, Gotthilf Ferdinand

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Kiobenhavn: Thieles Bogtrykkeri, 1858.: 1858.

Seller ID: 12657

Condition: Good


Kiobenhavn: Thieles Bogtrykkeri, 1858.. 1858.. Good. - Small quarto [10-3/8 inches high by 9 inches wide]. Original self-wraps bound in brown marbled paper covered boards backed with brown calf with a gilt-lettered brown leather label mounted on the front board. The boards are bumped & rubbed. The spine is chipped with a large piece out of the head & a small piece out of the tail. 68 pages with the text printed within a double frame. There is occasional light foxing & so... View more info

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AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED BY BRITISH POLITICAL ECONOMIST LEONE LEVI.

By: Levi, Leone. (1821-1888). British political economist

Price: $75.00

Publisher: [London]: 26 October 1870.: 1870.

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 35631

Condition: Very good


[London]: 26 October 1870., 1870.. Very good. - 55 words penned in black ink on a 6-3/4 inch high by 4-3/8 inch wide sheet of light gray paper with the papermaker's device embossed in blind at top left. Signed "Leone Levi". There is offsetting to the bottom edge caused by a glue stain & paper remnant on the verso where the letter has been removed from an album. Folded 3 times for mailing. Very good. Levi writes to a James Robinson that he is willing to have his... View more info

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AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED BY BRITISH ECONOMIST SAMUEL LOYD JONES, LORD OVERSTONE.

By: Lord Overstone. Jones, Samuel Loyd.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: OveRstone Park, Northampton, U.K.: 8th September, 1857.: 1857.

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 34465

Condition: Very good


OveRstone Park, Northampton, U.K.: 8th September, 1857.. 1857.. Very good. - Letter penned in black ink and filling 2 sides of a sheet of cream notepaper folded to form 4 sides approximately 7 inches high by 4-1/2 inches wide. Signed "Overstone". There is a small hole in the top inner corner of each side, slightly affecting 1 letter of the text on the 2nd side. There is an ink notation by a collector on the 4th side. Folded 3 times for mailing. Very good. Samu... View more info

HIS & HERS: The Fantasy World of the Neiman-Marcus Catalogue

By: Marcus, Stanley

Price: $35.00

Publisher: NY: The Viking Press, (1982).: (1982).

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 1917

Condition: Fine


NY: The Viking Press, (1982).. (1982).. Fine. - Quarto, orange cloth backed red paper covered boards titled in red on spine, in red dw. The covers are lightly bumped; the dw is rubbed. 200 pp. Profuse B&W & color illustrations. Near fine in a very good dw. Review copy, inscribed by the author on the front endpaper: "To Bobbie and Lou Goldblatt - With warm regards to former fellow-retailers! Stanley Marcus / 9.24.82 / Chicago". A nice association copy as Lou Go... View more info

THE ROYAL EXCHANGE: A Note on the Occasion of the Bicentenary of the Royal Exchange Assurance

By: Mason, A.E.W

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London: Royal Exchange, 1920.: 1920.

Seller ID: 327

Condition: Good


London: Royal Exchange, 1920.. 1920.. Good. - 8vo, green cloth (bumped & rubbed; spine darkened); titled in gilt on front cover & spine; t.e.g. 103pp. ("International University Society" bookplate on soiled front pastedown; "Wing Heath & Co. Insurance Brokers" stamp on front endpaper). Frontispiece & 6 plates, including one in color. Good. Includes a chapter on the South Sea Bubble. View more info

MANUALE DI ECONOMIA POLITICA di Giacomo Mill. Versione sulla terza edizione originale inglese. Con note

By: Mill, James. (1773-1836)

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Milano: Antonio Fontana, 1831.: 1831.

Seller ID: 10901

Condition: Good


Milano: Antonio Fontana, 1831.. 1831.. Good. - Octavo, softcover bound in printed wraps. The wraps are stained, soiled & chipped with pieces out & with the corners creased. The backstrip is heavily worn. xvi & 259 pages. There is scattered foxing. The page corners are creased & the front edges of the first few leaves are chipped. The last leaf is stuck to the rear wrap. Good only. ,An early Italian edition of "Elements of Political Economy" by James Mill, who... View more info

HISTORY OF CANADIAN WEALTH. Vol. I

By: Myers, Gustavus

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Chicago: Charles H. Kerr & Company, 1914.: 1914.

Seller ID: 7381

Condition: Very good


Chicago: Charles H. Kerr & Company, 1914.. 1914.. Very good. - Octavo, dark blue cloth titled in gilt on the spine. The binding is lightly rubbed & bumped. vi & 337 pages. The page edges are slightly darkened. Very good. First edition. Volume 1 was the only one published. First Edition. View more info

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AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED BY RADICAL ECONOMIST SCOTT NEARING INVITING HIS CORRESPONDENT TO VISIT.

By: Nearing, Scott. (1883-1983). American radical economist, political activist and an advocate of simple living.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Harborside, ME: August 4th, 1972.: 1972.

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 34750

Condition: Very good


Harborside, ME: August 4th, 1972.. 1972.. Very good. - Letter penned in blue ink and filling most of one side of a sheet of Social Science Institute letterhead, 8-1/2 inches high by 5-3/8 inches wide. Signed "Scott Nearing". There is some light creasing to the paper. Folded twice for mailing. Together with the mailing envelope addressed in an unknown hand. Very good. Nearing is replying to an Arthur W. Manchester in Boston, inviting him to visit the Institute.... View more info

THE NEW YORK STOCK EXCHANGE IN THE CRISIS OF 1914

By: Noble, H. G. S

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Garden City, NY: The Country Life Press, 1915.: 1915.

Seller ID: 17938

Condition: Good


Garden City, NY: The Country Life Press, 1915.. 1915.. Good. - Octavo, [rebound in?] brown cloth. with gilt-lettered labels on the spine. 1 of the labels is slightly chipped. iii & 89 pages. The page edges are slightly darkened & the last text page is creased. The book is cracked after the title page & the hinges are reinforced with linen tape. Good. First edition. First Edition. View more info

THE COMMON SCHOOL BOOK-KEEPING; Being a Simple and Practical System of Single Entry; Designed for the Use of Public Schools, and Adapted to the Wants of Mechanics, Farmers, and Retail Merchants; Containing Various Forms of Notes, Receipts, Orders, Bills, and Other Useful Matter

By: Northend, Charles. (1814-1895)

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Boston: William J. Reynolds, 1845.: 1845.

Seller ID: 13766

Condition: Very good


Boston: William J. Reynolds, 1845.. 1845.. Very good. - Small quarto [7-7/8 inches high by 6-5/8 inches wide], printed green boards backed with brown cloth tape. The rear board has advertisements for Reynolds school books. The front board is bowed with soiling & small stains. There is a chip out of the cloth tape near the head of the spine. 8 pages of text plus 48 blank lined ledger pages. There is a chip out of the bottom corner of the front endpaper & there is some min... View more info

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OKONOMI OG POLITISK SUVERENITET: Interessespillet om Svalbards politiske status.

By: Ostreng, Willy.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Oslo [Norway]: Universitetsforlaget, (1974).: (1974).

Seller ID: 35339

Condition: Good


- Octavo, softcover bound in pictorial wrappers. The spine & extremities are slightly darkened and there is foxing to the spine & the adjacent edge of the front cover. 142 pages. The contents are very good. Good. First edition.A study of the economic and political sovereignty of Svalbard and the various interests affecting its political status. Svalbard is a Norwegian archipelago between mainland Norway and the North Pole. It is one of the world’s northernmost in... View more info

THE SCIENCE OF CIVILISATION / Or The Principles of Agricultural, Industrial, and Commercial Prosperity

By: Phipson, Cecil Balfour

Price: $85.00

Publisher: London: Swan Sonnenschein & Co., Limited, 1900.: 1900.

Seller ID: 16255

Condition: Good


London: Swan Sonnenschein & Co., Limited, 1900.. 1900.. Good. - Octavo, maroon cloth titled in gilt on the spine. The binding is rubbed & bumped. The spine is slightly darkened with its head & tail creased. xv & 512 pages. Illustrated with 41 tables. The front hinge is starting & there is occasional very light foxing & soiling. There is a short tear to the front margin of 1 rear leaf. Ex-library with the remnant of a handwritten sticker on the spine, a library label on t... View more info

PRESTON'S TREATISE ON BOOK-KEEPING: or, arbitrary rules made plain: in two parts. Adapted to the use of academies and common schools, with varied examples; accompanied with detailed explanations: the first part being designed for the use of mechanics of all classes; the second, attanged more particularly for the instruction of young men who contemplate the pursuit of mercantile business. Showing the method of keeping accounts by Double Entry: Embracing a variety of useful instruction relative to different kinds of business. By Lyman Preston, author of 'Interest Tables," &c

By: Preston, Lyman

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Hartford: D.F. Robinson & Co., 1833.: 1833.

Seller ID: 21587

Condition: Good


Hartford: D.F. Robinson & Co., 1833.. 1833.. Good. - Octavo, printed tan boards backed with a black calf spine. The covers are heavily stained and rubbed with wear to the edges and corners. The head and tail of the spine are chipped with a small piece out near the top of the spine. 184 pages with examples of forms plus 4 pages of testimonials entitled "Recommendations". The hinges are cracked with evidence of some early worming to the front hinge. There is scatte... View more info

ADVANCED PLANNING WITH THE ULTRA-AFFLUENT: A Framework for Professional Advisers

By: Prince, Russ Alan; Harris, Richard L

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York: Institutional Investors Newsletters, 2002: 2002

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 33170

ISBN: 1893339947

Condition: Fine


New York: Institutional Investors Newsletters, 2002. 2002. Fine. INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY RICHARD L. HARRIS - Octavo, red cloth in a dust wrapper. The front panel of the dust jacket is very lightly rubbed. xvii & 180 pages. Illustrated in black & white with tables & diagrams. Near fine. First edition.Inscribed in the year of publication by co-author Richard L. Harris: "4/21/02 / To George, / Who is one of the wealthiest people I know -- in friends and stuff / Ri... View more info

MANUEL DU SPECULATEUR A LA BOURSE. Cinquieme Edition

By: Proudhon, P.-J

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Paris: Librairie de Garnier Freres, 1857.: 1857.

Seller ID: 14067

Condition: Good


Paris: Librairie de Garnier Freres, 1857.. 1857.. Good. - Small octavo, marbled boards backed with brown calf & titled in gilt between raised bands & decorations in gilt on the spine. The spine is rubbed & the boards are heavily rubbed & bumped. xii & 511 pages. Illustrated with tables. There is scattered foxing with some pencil markings in the margins. Good. The text is in French. View more info

THE WORKS AND CORRESPONDENCE OF DAVID RICARDO. Edited by Piero Sraffa with the Collaboration of M. H. Dobb. Volume IX: Letters July 1821-1823

By: Ricardo, David

Price: $45.00

Publisher: (London): Cambridge University Press, 1952.: 1952.

Seller ID: 9712

Condition: Very good


(London): Cambridge University Press, 1952.. 1952.. Very good. - Octavo, dark blue cloth titled in gilt on the spine, in a price-clipped dust wrapper. The covers are lightly bumped with the bottom edges rubbed. The dust jacket is darkened, chipped & lightly soiled with a few stains to the rear panel. vii, [ii] & 401 pages. The book is lightly cracked at the title. Illustrated with a black-and-white portrait plate & a folding facsimile tipped in at the rear. Very good in ... View more info

COLLECTED ECONOMIC PAPERS

By: Robinson, Joan; et al

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York: Augustus M. Kelley, Inc., 1951.: 1951.

Seller ID: 28701

Condition: Good


New York: Augustus M. Kelley, Inc., 1951.. 1951.. Good. - Octavo, cloth in a dust wrapper. The binding is bumped & the covers are slightly warped. The head of the spine is lightly chipped & frayed. The dust jacket is chipped with pieces out of the head & tail of its spine and its spine & extremities are darkened. xii & 236 pages. There are tiny areas of foxing & soiling to the fore-edge with a small gray mark to the fore-edge. Good. First American edition. Dust jacket... View more info

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TYPED LETTER SIGNED BY AMERICAN BANKER MARY ROEBLING, FIRST WOMAN PRESIDENT OF A U.S. BANK.

By: Roebling, Mary. (1905-1994). American banker. First woman to serve as president of a major U.S. bank and first woman governor of the American Stock Exchange.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Trenton, NJ: September 9, 1976.: 1976.

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 34977

Condition: Fine


Trenton, NJ: September 9, 1976.. 1976.. Fine. - 84 words typed on a sheet of cream-colored 11 inch high by 8-1/2 inch wide National State Bank letterhead with 'Mary G. Roebling / Chairman of the Board" printed at the top below a vignette of a sailing ship. Signed "Mary Roebling". There is a small pencil notation at top right. Folded twice for mailing. Near fine. Roebling writes to Congressman Seymour Halpern, regretting that she cannot attend the signing o... View more info