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image of The Wave Principle of Human Social Behavior and the New Science of Socionomics: Socionomics -- The Science of History and Social PRediction, Volume 1

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Gainesville, GA: New Classics Library, 2002. Hardcover. Small 4to. Navy blue cloth with white spine lettering, pictorial dust jacket. 463pp. Numerous figures and illustrations. Near fine/near fine. Quite tight, quite nice second printing of the first volume (only) of this modern classic in which this bestselling business author and stock market analyst expands on the Elliott Wave Theory and… Read more
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image of Speech of the Hon. Henry Clay, on the Subject of the Removal of the Deposites; Delivered in the Senate of the United States, December 26, 30, 1833

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Washington, DC: Duff Green, 1834. Paperback. Small 4to. Printed wrappers. 31pp. Very good. Faint age toning, with mild foxing mainly to outer wrappers; neat old paper strip along gutter. Tight and nice first edition of the Kentucky congressman's attack of President Andrew Jackson's attempts to withdraw public funds from the Bank of the United States in his effort to… Read more
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New York: American Institute of Social Science, Inc, 1955. Hardcover. Small 4to. Burgundy cloth with black spine lettering, pictorial dust jacket. xviii, 430pp. Frontispiece, illustrations. Near fine/very good. Faint jacket edgewear only. Tight and attractive fifth printing of this "Saga of the United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America 1881-1954."
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$15.00
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Anvil of Adversity: Biography of a Furniture Pioneer

by STEVENS, William

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Published
1968
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$25.00

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New York: Popular Library, 1968. Hardcover. Small 4to. Blue cloth with silver spine lettering, pictorial dust jacket. 211pp. Illustrations, pictorial map endpapers. Near fine/very good. Faint jacket edgewear only. Handsome and tight first edition of the story of North Carolina furniture manufacturer James Edgar Broyhill. Laid in is printed bookmark from Broyhill Furniture Industries presenting this book.
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Challenge to Affluence

by MYRDAL, Gunnar

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Published
1963
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$15.00

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New York: Pantheon Books, 1963. Hardcover. 8vo. Burgundy cloth with gilt spine lettering. viii, 172pp. Fine. Tight and pristine first edition of the Nobel Prize-winning Swedish economist's study; lacks dust jacket, else bright and sharp.
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Mind Your Own Business

by HARMAN, Sidney

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Published
2003
ISBN
9780385509596
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$55.00

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New York: Doubleday & Company, 2003. Hardcover. 8vo. Green cloth spine with gilt lettering and green paper over boards, pictorial dust jacket. xii, 196pp. Fine/fine. Pristine first edition of this (to cite jacket front panel) "Maverick's Guide to Business, Leadership and Life" -- inscribed and signed by him large and bold on front flyleaf in blue marker: "For Bob… Read more
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image of Bold Endeavors: How Our Government Built America, and Why It Must Rebuild Now

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New York: Simon & Schuster, 2009. Hardcover. Small 4to. Blue paper over boards with silver spine lettering, pictorial dust jacket. viii, 259pp. Fine/fine. Pristine first edition of this how-to by the famed Austrian-American investment banker and diplomat (1928-2019), boldly inscribed and signed by him in black ballpoint on front flyleaf: "To Bob Malott -- / with best regards /… Read more
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Neoconservatism: The Autobiography of an Idea

by KRISTOL, Irving

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Published
1995
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9780028740218
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$95.00

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New York: The Free Press, 1995. Hardcover. Small 4to. Blue cloth spine with silver lettering and cream paper over boards, dust jacket. xi, 493pp. Near fine/near fine. Jacket spine faintly sunned. Near pristine first edition of these "Selected Essays 1949-1995" by the famed "godfather of neoconservatism" (1920-2009), a distinguished intellectual, editor and journalist. He boldly inscribes and signs the… Read more
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The Making of a Public Man: a Memoir

by LINOWITZ, Sol M.

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Published
1985
ISBN
9780316526890
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$75.00

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Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1985. Hardcover. Small 4to. Light and dark blue paper over boards with silver spine lettering, dust jacket. xii, 258pp. Fine/near fine. Quite tight and handsome first edition of this autobiography by the noted attorney, businessman and diplomat (1913-2005). He boldly inscribes and signs the front flyleaf in black fineline: "To Bob Malott / With… Read more
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The New Deal & Modern American Conservatism: A Defining Rivalry

by LLOYD, Gordon, and DAVENPORT, David

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Published
2013
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9780817916848
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$50.00

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Stanford: Hoover Institution Press, 2013. Hardcover. Small 4to. Tan cloth with black spine lettering, pictorial dust jacket. ix, 108pp. Fine/fine. A pristine first edition, handsomely inscribed and signed by a co-author in black fineline on front flyleaf: "To Bob Malott / With appreciation for / your leadership on behalf / of the legacy of Herbert Hoover, / which we… Read more
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New York: John Wiley & Sons, 1999. Hardcover. Small 4to. Black paper over boards with silver spine lettering, pictorial dust jacket. x, 246pp. Fine/fine. Superb, pristine first edition of this "Warren Buffett Way" sequel that "takes the next logical step, revealing how to profitably manage stocks once you select them." This extraordinary copy is inscribed and signed huge and… Read more
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Leadership Matters: Unleashing the Power of Paradox

by CRONIN, Thomas E., and GENOVESE, Michael A.

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Published
2012
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9781612051437
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Boulder: Paradigm Publishers, 2012. Paperback. 8vo. Stiff glossy pictorial wrappers. ix, 372pp. Near fine. Second printing, tight and attractive, of this study -- with neon yellow circular flute-edged "Winner Outstanding Leadership Book Award 2013" sticker on front wrapper. Choice presentation inscription from Cronin in blue fineline on title page: "Bob / With great thanks / and respect for Bob… Read more
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Aligning the Stars: How to Succeed When Professional Drive Results

by LORSCH, Jaw W., and TIERNEY, Thomas J.

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Published
2002
ISBN
9781578515134
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$55.00

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Boston: Harvard Business School Press, 2002. Hardcover. Small 4to. Black and red paper over boards with silver spine lettering, pictorial dust jacket. xiii, 234pp. Figures. Fine/fine. Pristine first edition of this guide to "Managing Star Players -- and Their Firms -- to Win" -- inscribed and signed large and bold on front flyleaf in blue fine by a co-author:… Read more
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Putting America's House in Order: The Nation as a Family

by ABSHIRE, David M., and BROWER, Brock

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Published
1996
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9780275954314
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Westport, CT: Praeger, 1996. Hardcover. Foreword by Warren B. Rudman. Small 4to. Black cloth with gilt spine lettering, dust jacket. xiv, 189pp. Fine/fine. Superb, tight first edition, inscribed and signed large and bold by the author in blue fineline on front flyleaf: "To Bob Malott / With admiration and / lasting friendship / Dave Abshire." Abshire (1926-2014) was a… Read more
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image of The Carbonic Acid Industry: A Comprehensive Review of the Manufacture and Uses of CO2

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Chicago: Nickerson & Collins Co, 1906. Hardcover. Small 4to. B rown cloth with gilt lettering and device. vii, 368pp. Tissue-guarded frontispiece, numerous illustrations and line drawings, advertising endpapers. Very good. Binding a tad edgeworn and spotted, though tight and internally fine. Attractive first edition of this history of an industry. Subtitle continues: "The Commercial Production of Carbon Dioxide. Design… Read more
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George F. Johnson and His Industrial Democracy

by INGLIS, William

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Published
1935
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New York: Huntington Press, 1935. Hardcover. Small 4to. Green cloth with gilt lettering. x, 306pp. Frontispiece, illustrations, pictorial endpapers. Very good. Binding mildly edgeworn and a bit rubbed. Tight, decent first edition. Interesting narrative regarding the Endicott Johnson Corporation and the unique working community they provide for employees -- with "Compliments of Endicott Johnson Workers" inkstamped on half-title page.
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Baltimore: N.p., 1946. Hardcover. Small 4to. Tan cloth spine with black lettering and blue paper over boards with gilt lettering. 198pp, (13pp). Frontispiece, full-page plates. Very good. Binding a tad rubbed and faintly edgeworn, but tight and internally near fine. Attractive first edition. Tipped to front flyleaf is the heavy stock 3¼" X 2" business card of E. Asbury… Read more
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Mexico's Dilemma: The Political Origins of Economic Crisis

by NEWELL, Roberto, and RUBIO, Luis

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Published
1984
ISBN
9780865317956
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$40.00

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Boulder: Westview Press, 1984. Hardcover. Small 4to. Brick cloth with black lettering. xvi, 319pp. Numerous graphs and tables. Near fine. Tight and attractive first edition, with front flyleaf bearing a lengthy and profusely thankful inscription and signature from Newell in black ballpoint: "Dear Robert, / The future of my country's political / and economic freedoms is indissoluably / linked… Read more
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Mueller Story

by BANTON, O.T., and MUELLER, Frank H.

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Published
1980
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Decatur, IL: Mueller Co, 1980. Hardcover. 8vo. Burgundy cloth with gilt lettering. 116pp. Illustrations. Very good. Binding pristine and fine, with hint of foxing to preliminary leaves only. Handsome and tight first edition of this company history of a pioneering water distribution product manufacturer, long a powerhouse in the central Illinois city of Decatur. Nicely signed and inscribed in… Read more
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The Story of Lucky Strike

by FLANNAGAN, Roy C.

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Published
1938
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Richmond: Richmond News Leader, 1938. Hardcover. Small 8vo. Brown paper over boards with front board paper label and pictorial blind-embossing. 94pp. Sepia-tone illustrations. Very good. Very faintest of edgewear only. Tight and handsome "New York World's Fair Edition" of this American Tobacco Company promotional piece, first published as a series of newspaper articles on the tobacco industry. Nicely embossed… Read more
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