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Gompers in Canada:  A Study in American Continentalism before the First  World War
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Gompers in Canada: A Study in American Continentalism before the First World War

By Babcock, Robert H.

Toronto: University of Toronto Press. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket rubbed.. 1974. First Edition. Hardcover. 0802021425 . Black cloth binding. X, 292 pp, illustrations and photos. Bibliography, index. .

$15.00

Women and the American Labor Movement:  From the First Trade Unions to the  Present
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Women and the American Labor Movement: From the First Trade Unions to the Present

By Foner, Philip S.

NY: The Free Press. Very Good with no dust jacket; Covers scuffed, else a clean, tight copy.. 1982. Second Printing. Softcover. 002910470X . xi, 612 pp. index. bibliography, notes. .

$10.00

The Coal Question Some Reasons why it is Pressing and Some Suggestions for  Solving It
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The Coal Question Some Reasons why it is Pressing and Some Suggestions for Solving It

By Nearing, Scott

NY: The Rand School of Social Science. Poor with no dust jacket; Covers soiled, rear cover has several holes, . pages toned, wraps separated from text block.. 1918. Softcover. Printed stapled wraps. Nearing outlines the Socialist Party position that the coal business, like other businesses "upon which the public depends, must be run to make people happy and useful." and should be publicly owned and operated. ; 48 pages .

$20.00

Are Workers Human?
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Are Workers Human?

By Taylor, Gordon Rattray

Boston: Houghton Mifflin. Very Good in Good dust jacket; Jacket chipped and has several tears.. 1952. First American Edition. Hardcover. "This is a brilliant study of the frustration of industrial man. It is ostensibly about the factory worker, his lack of emotional satisfaction in his job and his need for a greater sense of participation and creative achievement in his work." ; 273 pages .

$15.00

Applied Motion Study: a Collection of Papers on the Efficient Method to  Industrial Preparedness
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Applied Motion Study: a Collection of Papers on the Efficient Method to Industrial Preparedness

By Gilbreth, Frank B. ; Gilbreth, Lillian M.

NY: Sturgis & Walton. Very Good with no dust jacket; Owner name and date on front free endpaper, . boards lightly rubbed, spine cracked, toning of one page of text from 3 . laid in photo strips of chronocyclegraphs, showing the photographic trails . of certain motions performed in completing an industrial task.. 1917. First Edition. Hardcover. Maroon cloth binding with gilt lettering stamped on front boards and spine. Photos, one folding chart, index. The book is illustrated with photograph reproductions within the text, but then laid in on one page are three 10.5 x 4 cm photographs (described within the book as chronocylegraphs) with two nearly identical images of three different work stations. Foreword by George Iles. The Gilbreths were a husband and wife team who founded modern industrial psychology and pioneered methods of time and motion study, as documented in this book. They developed photographic and other analytic methods to record workers performing various repetitive motions during manufacturing and handicrafts. Frank died in his early 50s, but Lillian lived to a ripe old age and accomplished many further scientific, philanthropic and educational achievements, including rearing the twelve children whose early years are recounted by two of her offspring in the classic memoir "Cheaper by the Dozen". Previous owner Dr. Grace H. Kent, whose signature graces the front free endpaper, was a distinguished child psychologist affiliated with various state hospitals in the Northeast and who is best known in the field for developing the Kent-Rosanoff Free Association test. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 220 pages .

$250.00

The Rocky Mountain Revolution
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The Rocky Mountain Revolution

By Holbrook, Stewart H.

NY: Henry Holt and Company. Very Good in Good dust jacket; Jacket tattered and rubbed.. 1956. First Edition. Hardcover. Gray cloth binding. Author photo on rear jacket panel. Index, map endpapers. Library of Congress number 56-10511. An account of Harry Orchard, the self-styled "hired assassin" of the Western Federation of Miners, whose bombs killed twenty people in the mining towns of Idaho and Colorado. Orchard was later imprisoned, though he had an impressive defense in attorney Clarence Darrow. Ev; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 318 pages .

$20.00

Experiences in Efficiency
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Experiences in Efficiency

By Franklin, Benjamin Alvey

NY: The Engineering Magazine Co.. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards rubbed, corners bumped, owner name . stamped on front free endpaper.. 1915. Hardcover. A vintage view on the subjects of workmanship, labor management, reducing factory expenses, clerical labor, gang piece-work, efficiency engineering and "workmen's tendencies". Crimson cloth binding with gilt lettering stamped on spine. Introduction by Charles Buxton Going. ; Works Management Library; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 167 pages .

$20.00

The Armies of Labor:  A Chronicle of the Organized Wage-Earners
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The Armies of Labor: A Chronicle of the Organized Wage-Earners

By Orth, Samuel P.

New Haven, CT: Yale University Press. Good with no dust jacket; Boards rubbed, spine faded, dampstained on front . boards and spine.. 1919. First Edition. Hardcover. Handsome blue cloth binding with white and gold decoration stamped on front boards and spine. Numerous illustrations. Top edges gilt. "Abraham Lincoln Edition". 2 photogravure illustrations by Lewis W. Hine of steel workers and a miner. ; Chronicles of America; Vol. 40; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall .

$20.00