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Hewlett Packard 1992 Test and Measurement Catalog; New in Original Box

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Willard, Ohio, Hewlett-Packard: 1992

Seller ID: 14908B

Condition: New

Crisp, new copy, clearly never read. Fits neatly into original mailing box with company name and name of book printed boldly. Small crease to upper corner incurred during shipping. Gently stored -- no mustiness. Illustrated in black and white. View more info

Phoenix Flame Magazines Sparks 1-7 (Periods of Art Series)

By: N/A

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Chicago, Illinois, Phoenix Metal Cap Company: 1949

Seller ID: 19016

Condition: Fine

Crisp, beautiful magazines published as the Period of Art series. Includes Blaze 24, Sparks 1-7, the series in its entirety. Magazine with its gorgeous bold, graphic covers by Elmer Jacobs was a national award winner for its art. What's interesting is it was the house organ for the Phoenix Metal Cap Co. of Chicago and, as such, is a unique and quirky juxtaposition of advertising art (products for which the company designed caps) and fine art sprinkled with poetry, humor and history. Magazine measures 8-1/2"x11" with each issue featuring a different period of art history. In chronologic... View more info

Geo. L. Wood's Sons "Paragon" Varnishes Advertsing Brochure

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Geo. L. Wodd's Sons:

Seller ID: 19116

Condition: Very Good

Very nice, clean, four-sided brochure advertising Geo. L. Wood's Sons (late Geo. L. Wood & Son) Sole Proprietors and Manufacturers of "Paragon" Varnishes patented September 23, 1884. Though there is no date, we believe it to be from 1889 judging bythe testimonial at back stating how well the product withstood a Pennsylvania flood. Only fault is two horizontal creases. Attractive cover design shows horse and horseshoe. Inside explains properties of both the exterior and interior versions of the varnish, while back is reserved for testimonials. Measures 9-1/2" tall and 10-3/4" ... View more info

Skinner: Art Glass and Lamps, Arts and Crafts and the Modern Movement

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Bolton and Boston MA, Skinner Auction: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 19156

Condition: Fine

Crisp, beautiful auction catalog. No defect of note. Beautifully illustrated with black and white photos and a few large color plates at middle of book. Printed on glossy paper. Estimated prices for each item -- 374 items in all. There are many lamps, decorative glass, arts and crafts designs, and items of the modern movement. The catalog measures. 8" x 10-1/4". View more info

Mongomery Ward Letter and Warranty 1907 (Extensive Lithographic Design)

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Chicago, Illinois, Montgomery Ward & Company: 1907

Seller ID: 19188

Condition: Good-plus

Beautiful lithography makes this 1907 letter a stand-out. The reverse side is the best, featuring a full page design incorporating five images of Mongomery Ward buildings, including their furniture warehouse in Chicago Heights, farm implement warehouse in Sycamore, Il., freight annex, Chicago; vehicle factory, Chicago Heights; and Kansas City branch, Kansas City, Mo.. Front side shows an additional bit of architecure with name in fancy script. Letter written to a man in Orrville, Ohio discusses purchase of a wringer. Stapled to the letter is a red shield-shaped label that reads"Lowell Manu... View more info

Your Next Kitchen -- By Hotpoint

By: N/A

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Edison General Electric Appliance Co. Inc.: 1944

Seller ID: 19779

Condition: Very Good

Crisp, clean, interesting booklet extolling the virtues of a Hotpoint kitchen circa the mid-1940's. Clean and tightly bound with a tiny indentation to front cover and a small bit of wear to spine which does not impinge on its integrity.. Measures 7-1/4"x9-3/4" and features 24 pages. All are illustrated with color art, plus diagrams showing each area of the kitchen and laundry. Steel cabinets were a hot ticket and each configuration had its own name. There was even a dishwasher built into the steel sink unit! Emphasis was on electric appliances. View more info

Library Bureau Library Supplies Catalog 1942

By: N/A

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Library Bureau Division of Remington Rand:

Seller ID: 20725

Condition: Very Good

A beautiful catalog enhanced by samples of various mending papers and cloth for book repair tipped in. It's clean as a whistle with no spine crease and measures 8-1/2"x11" with 96 pages printed on coated paper. One small, flat creas to lower fron corner.There is no date, but a bit of detective work places it precisely at 1942. Its advertising boasts 60 years experience and the company became Library Bureau (formerly Readers & Writers Economy Co. started by Melville Dewey, one of the founders of the ALA) in 1882 which brings it to 1942. The second clue was the order blanks tipped in at... View more info

The South Sea Guitarist A National Magazine; Christmas Number December, 1936

By: N/A

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Detroit, Michigan, Bronson Music and Sales Corporation: 1936

Seller ID: 20917

Condition: Very Good

Scarce magazine published by the Bronson Music Company of Detroit, Very clean and tightly bound with just light soil to cover. Handsomely printed with green ink and green tinted photographs showing children and adults across the U.S. who were making great progress on the guitar. Some are individuals, others groups, others entire classes. Interspered with advertising for Bronson Music products. The company specialized in both Hawaiian and Spanish guitars. 20 pages measuring 8-1/2"x11-1/2" View more info

Plexterre Mining Corporation Limited (Canada) Advertising Brochure 1958

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Toronto, Canada, Plexterre Mining Corporation: 1958

Seller ID: 20918

Condition: Very Good

Very attractive advertising booklet for Plexterre Mining Corporation Limited of Toronto, Canada. Clean and tightly bound measuring 7"x9-3/4". Only failt is light vertical crease. Two actual black and white photographs on back cover show floating-type tower units. Plexterre was involved with mining, oil and natural gas . Nice double page map at center showing oil and gas pipe line locations and other sites of intrest. 10 pages. View more info

W.N. deSherbinin Products Inc 51st Anniversary Catalog (Lamp Parts )

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: ., W.N. deShebinin: 1981

Seller ID: 24166

Condition: Very Good

Very nice, clean catalog commemorating the company's 51st anniversary. Red cover shows a few rubbed spots with loss of color, but otherwise is crisp, clean and tightly bound. No names or writing and measures 8-1/2"x11" with 120 pages. Numerous products pictured in black and white with full explanation, but center of book shows a gallery of grogeous shades and lamps in full color -- 32 pages of them featuring multiple items per page. View more info

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Allis-Chalmers Annual Review 1944

By: N/A

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Milwaukee, Wisoncon, Allis-Chalmers Manufacturing Company: 1944

Seller ID: 24565

Condition: Very Good

Wonderful wartime report from Allis-Chalmers Manufacturing covering all aspects of the business including power generation; power distribution; precessing items such as metals, coal, rock products, cement, forest products, pretroleum, rubber, chemicals, food, and solvent oil; industrial; construction and agriculture; and transportation. The book is oversized at 8-1/2"x11". Minor stubborn soil to spine and a few wrinkles there, likely endemic to the publishing process, but otherwise clean and tightly bound. There is also a letter laid-in to accompany it.The book does have text, but it's... View more info

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Fortune Magazine July, 1935 (Anheiser-Busch, Women In Business, Restoring Williamsburg, U.S. Smelting & Refining)

By: N/A

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Time-life: 1935

Edition: Volume XII, No. 1

Seller ID: 27170

Condition: Very Good

Very clean, nice issue of one of the star magazines of the 30's. The photography is excellent, as are the articles and the magazine's design. Three topics grabbed my attention -- a colorful piece about Anheiser-Busch and its bottled beer, Part I of a story about women in business, and a look at Mr. Rockefeller's renovation of Colonial Willamsburg. There's also a piece about the cotton industry, one on U.S. Smelting & Refining and a profile of Harry Hopkins. Magazine has no real defect of note. It measures 11-1/2"x14" and has 140 pages. We have around 40 issues of Fortune magazines from... View more info

The Best of Brochure Design 5 (No. 5)

By: N/A

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Gloucester, Massachusetts, Rockport Publishing: 1999

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 30200

ISBN: 1564965929

Condition: Fiine

Very handsome book filled with information and colorful art. The "5" in the title on the cover refers to the five typesof brochures in which the book will explain. These five are corporate brochures, product brochures, service brochures, institutional and organizational brochures, and self-promotional brochures. There's also a directory of design firms. View more info



By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: NY, CHELSEA HOUSE PIB.: 197-0

Seller ID: 7428

Condition: FINE


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The House of Nomura; The Rise to Supremacy of the World's Most Powerful Company: The Inside Story of the Legendary Japanese Dynasty

By: Alletzhauser, Albert J.

Price: $16.00

Publisher: London, United Kingdom, Bloomsbury Publishing, Limited: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: SIGNED & Inscribed By Author

Seller ID: 17033

ISBN: 0747503826

Condition: Very Good

Very nice copy. Very clean with no tears or chips. Has not been price-clipped and dustjacket protected by brand new mylar cover. Pages and page edges pristine. Signed and inscribed by author on front free endpaper. Photo illustrated in black and white at center of book. Tells the story of a Japanese dynasty which began in the 19th century with Tokushichi Nomura I, the illegitimate son of a noble family in rural Japan, and ends with insider trading and global powerbroking in the late 1980's. 343 pages. Indexed. View more info

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Goodyear (Images of America)

By: Bates, Denise E.; Kiko, Sally

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Charleston, South Carolina, Arcadia Publishing: 2010

Seller ID: 25976

ISBN: 100738571172

Condition: Fine

Crisp, as new book purchased from single owner who apparently did not read it. Illustrated profusely with black and white historical photographs. Also much text about an aspect of the company which is not as widely knows -- the purchase of 16,000 acres in Arizona in 1916 to grow the long staple cotton used to make pneumatic tires. From there came even more growth and the town of Goodyear is now home to 55,000 people as per the 2008 census. 127 pages. View more info

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History of Dayton's Industries

By: Beringer, S.M.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Piqua, Ohio, Magee: 1955

Seller ID: 24794

Condition: Very Good

Nice, clean oversized book measuring 9-1/4"x12-1/4". Some fading to printing and design to face and a small bit of rubbing to upper left corner and to crown and tail of spine, but minor. Internals very clean with the exception of browning around edges of both front and back pastedown. Illustrated profusely with black and white photographs. Timeline shows early history of the city's industries with text focused on the state and history of business current to the mid-50's.Not often seen. 108 pages. View more info

Bethlehem Mine Track Equipment for Coal and Ore Mines, Quarries and Industrial Applications Booklet 72

By: Bethlehem Steel Company

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Bethlehem, PA, Bethlehem Steel Company: 1935

Edition: Booklet 72

Seller ID: 24254

Condition: Very Good

Nice red, black, and silver graphic design on front cover. Spiral bound catalog designed to lie flat. Measures 6-1/2"x9" and features 135 pages of products, all of which are illustrated and described. Only faults are toning to blank pages at front and back and some flat creasing to heavy card covers .Contents also include technical drawings of track and pages of technical charts and data, as well as several full page real photographs in black and white, including a great one of the Switch Shop at Bethlehem's Steelton, PA plant View more info

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The Potters and Potteries of Summit County 1828-1915

By: Blair, C. Dean

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Akron, Ohio, The Summit County Historical Society: 1965

Seller ID: 20973A

Condition: Very Good

Very desirable title in clean, tightly bound condition. Light sunning to spine and edges of wraps only fault. Book is wonderful with numerous black and white photographs of the products produced, a history of the industry, manufacturing techniques employed, and a checklist of all potters and potteries with known marks, as well as examples of advertising and a facsimile catalog of the Robinson Clay Product Company from 1903. Nice collectible. View more info

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Analysis of Railroad Securities; A Guide to the Determination of Investment Values

By: Bogen, Jules I.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, The Ronald Press Company: 1928

Seller ID: 24575

Condition: Very Good

Very nice clean book, tightly bound with no names or writing. Blue boards show a bit of fading, but book is tightly bound and pages and page edges are without fault. NO dustjacket. Book was written to help investors understand and feel confident about investing in railroads post-passage of the Transportation Act of 1920. Material divided into three parts: The New Order in the Railroad Industry; Evaluation of an Individual Railroad; and Financial Analysis. Also includes five appendices: Essential Provisions of the Interstate Commerce Act Affecting the Value of Railroad Securities; Computed Va... View more info