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Problems of To-Day:  Wealth - Labor - Socialism
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Problems of To-Day: Wealth - Labor - Socialism

By Carnegie, Andrew

NY: Doubleday, Page & Company. Very Good with no dust jacket; Minor wear to boards, owner name on front . free endpaper, several pages have penciled marginalia.. 1908. First Edition. Hardcover. Red cloth with gilt titles on front boards and spine. Top edges gilt. Carnegie’s views on such economic subjects as capitalism, socialism, taxation, estate law, tariffs, and labor management. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 207 pages .

$50.00

The Colorado Industrial Plan:  Including a Copy of the Plan of  Representation and Agreement Adopted At the Coal and Iron Mines of the  Colorado Fuel and Iron Company
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The Colorado Industrial Plan: Including a Copy of the Plan of Representation and Agreement Adopted At the Coal and Iron Mines of the Colorado Fuel and Iron Company

By Rockefeller, John D.

N. P.. Very Good. 1916. Softcover. Stiff brown wraps. In addition to a copy of the plan itself is a collection of articles and addresses by Rockefeller on the subject of management and labor relations. Printed slip laid in "Compliments of John D. Rockefeller, Jr." ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 95 pages .

$20.00

The Power of People:  Multiple Management Up to Date
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The Power of People: Multiple Management Up to Date

By McCormick, Charles P.

NY: Harper and Brothers. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket rubbed and lightly tattered.. 1956. Later Printing. Hardcover. Inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper. Foreword by Eric A. Johnston. Black cloth binding. Atomic mushroom cloud jacket art. Index. ; Signed by Author .

$45.00

Fortune Magazine, October 1947
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Fortune Magazine, October 1947

Time Inc.. Very Good; Covers lightly scuffed.. 1947. Softcover. Volume XXXVI, No. 4. Many color ads. Articles about booming farm income, Dr. Pepper, aid to Turkey, General Cable, world pulp shortage, Hong Kong, firearms, and international refugees. ; Folio 13" - 23" tall; 207 pages .

$20.00

Fortune Magazine, March 1949
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Fortune Magazine, March 1949

Time Inc.. Very Good; Covers lightly scuffed.. 1949. Softcover. Many color ads, including one for Studebaker. Articles about shipbuilding, Truman's socialist agenda, railroad industry, stock market, Minnesota Mining, deep sea fishing, and others. ; Folio 13" - 23" tall; 212 pages .

$20.00

Practical Paper-Making:  A Manual for Paper-Makers and Owners and Managers  of Paper Mills, to Which Are Appended Useful Tables, Calculations, Data,  Etc.
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Practical Paper-Making: A Manual for Paper-Makers and Owners and Managers of Paper Mills, to Which Are Appended Useful Tables, Calculations, Data, Etc.

By Clapperton, George

London: Crosby Lockwood and Son. Very Good with no dust jacket; Pages toned, boards rubbed, slightly . shaken, cup rings on front boards, owner signature on half-title.. 1894. First Edition. Hardcover. Brown decorated cloth with titles stamped in gilt on spine. xii, 208 pp, + 64 pp of publisher’s ads at rear. Eight plates reproducing microscopic images of paper fibers. Index. .

$50.00

The Business Guide, or Safe Methods of Business
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The Business Guide, or Safe Methods of Business

By Nichols, J. L.

Naperville, IL: J. L. Nichols and Company. Very Good with no dust jacket; Pages toned, owner names on front endpaper, . boards rubbed, foxing to front and rear endpapers.. 1917. Revised Edition. Hardcover. Introduction by Dr. L. H. Seager. Frontispiece illustration of Nichols. Blue decorated cloth binding. A turn of the century business advice and forms book. .

$25.00

Main Street Merchant:  The Story of the J. C. Penney Company
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Main Street Merchant: The Story of the J. C. Penney Company

By Beasley, Norman

NY: McGraw-Hill. Very Good in Good dust jacket; Jacket tattered and has large tear to front . panel, measurably improved by jacket protector.. 1948. First Edition. Hardcover. viii, 274 pp. Index, several pages of photos and illustrations. Gray cloth binding. Biography of the rags-to-riches business owner who founded the J.C. Penney chain of department stores. .

$15.00

The Robot Era
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The Robot Era

By Cleator, P. E.

NY: Thomas Y. Crowell. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Pages and jacket toned, jacket lightly . soiled.. 1955. Hardcover. A 1950s look at the increasing automation of many jobs that were previously done manually. By humans. ; 172 pages .

$13.00

Salt: the Fifth Element
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Salt: the Fifth Element

By Eskew, Garnett Laidlaw

Chicago: J. G. Ferguson. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket lightly soiled.. 1948. First Edition. Hardcover. Index, photos. Navy cloth with titles stamped in silver on front boards and spine. ; 239 pages .

$15.00

The Company of Strangers:  A Natural History of Economic Life
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The Company of Strangers: A Natural History of Economic Life

By Seabright, Paul

Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 2004. First Printing. Hardcover. 0691118213 . "In The Company of Strangers, Paul Seabright provides an original evolutionary and sociological account of the emergence of those economic institutions that manage not only markets but also the world's myriad other affairs." x, 304 pp, index. .

$13.00

Theories of Surplus-Value (In Three Volumes)
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Theories of Surplus-Value (In Three Volumes)

By Marx, Karl

Moscow: Foreign Languages Publishing House. Very Good in Good dust jacket; Vol. I: front hinge cracked and jacket . toned heavily tattered with loss of lower half of rear panel. Vol. II: . jacket toned and lightly tattered. Vol. III: jacket toned and lightly . tattered.. N.D.. Hardcover. Black blindstamped cloth. Translated by Emile Burns. Edited by S. Ryazanskaya. Text in English. English translation of Theorien uber den Mehrwert, Teil I, Dietz Verlag, Berlin 1956. Circa 1970s. Vol. I, 491 pp; Vol. II: 661 pp; Vol. III: 637 pp. .

$250.00

Keynes:  Useful Economics for the World Economy
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Keynes: Useful Economics for the World Economy

By Temin, Peter; Vines, David

Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press. Very Good; Jacket price-clipped.. 2014. First Printing. Softcover. 9780262028318 . Index, sources, glossary. "...[P]rovides an accessible introduction to Keynesian ideas that connects Keynes's insights to today's global economy and offers readers a way to understand current policy debates." (from front jacket flap). ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 117 pages .

$15.00

Nylon Gives You Something Extra
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Nylon Gives You Something Extra

Wilmington, DE: E. I. Du Pont De Nemours. Very Good; Staples rusted, wraps toned.. 1949. Ephemera. Printed stapled wraps. Illustrated postwar promotional brochure about the care and benefits of synthetic nylon fibers in clothing fabrics and home furnishings. No copies offered for sale in the trade at present and only two copies found in WorldCat. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 14 pages .

$20.00

The Story of the Common Market
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The Story of the Common Market

By Savage, Katharine

NY: Henry Z. Walck, Inc.. Very Good in Good dust jacket; Jacket price-clipped and lightly soiled.. 1970. Hardcover. 0809830914 . Photos, maps. ; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall; 192 pages .

$10.00

Training the Baby
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Training the Baby

By Muller, Gertrude

Fort Wayne, IN: The Toidey Company. Very Good with no dust jacket; Covers soiled.. 1954. Revised Edition. Softcover. Printed stapled wraps with hole punched through top left corner. Measures 12 x 7.5 cm. Photos, illustrations. A promotional brochure for the Little Toidey, a potty chair, and car carriers, high chairs, and other items for babies and toddlers. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 30 pages .

$15.00

Marine Steam
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Marine Steam

NY: The Babcock and Wilcox Company. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards rubbed, owner name on front . pastedown.. 1928. Third Printing. Hardcover. Green cloth binding gilt design and lettering stamped on front boards. Titles stamped in gilt on spine. A history of the marine boiler company founded in 1867, which is still in operation today as a leading power generation corporation. Many engravings, tables, photographs and other illustrations of boilers, factories, ships, machinery and fittings. .

$45.00

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

Ten Rules for Investing
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Ten Rules for Investing

By Fraser, James L.

Wells, VT: Fraser Publishing Company. Very Good with no dust jacket; Pages toned.. 1964. Softcover. 0870340301 . A Fraser Contrary Opinion Library Book, Occasional Study No. 1. Tan pictorial stapled wraps. A humorous look at investing in the stock market illustrated with antiquarian cartoons and drawings. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 12 pages .

$35.00

The Provocateur:  How a New Generation of Leaders Are Building  Communities, Not Just Companies
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The Provocateur: How a New Generation of Leaders Are Building Communities, Not Just Companies

By Weber, Larry

NY: Crown Business. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 2001. Book Club Edition. Hardcover. 0609608266 . Inscribed by the author on the title page. Index. ; 285 pages; Signed by Author .

$10.00

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