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Image for Dilworth’s Book-Keepers Assistant Improved: showing him, in the most plain and easy manner, the Italian way of stating debtor and creditor ... To which is annexed, A synopsis or compendium of the whole art of stating debtor and creditor...

Dilworth’s Book-Keepers Assistant Improved: showing him, in the most plain and easy manner, the Italian way of stating debtor and creditor ... To which is annexed, A synopsis or compendium of the whole art of stating debtor and creditor...

By: N/A

Price: $448.50

Publisher: New York, T. B. Jansen & Co.: 1803

Seller ID: Books009485


146, 14 pages. 8.4 x 5.2 inches. Contemporary full leather binding sound. Endpapers front and rear heavily stained; light staining throughout. 1 x 5.5 inch long strip cut from front blank (on which numerals in pencil). Some top outer corners frail, no loss to text. Cornell and Harvard have pagination as 145, 14; in fact verso of 145 is the Book Of House Expences, B. page; thereafter the 1-14 Synopsis. Complete. Longer title: Dilworth’s Book-Keepers Assistant Improved: ... View more info

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Confidential (N) Preliminary Proof No. 4 - Subject To Change $2,900,000 Lackawanna and Wyoming Valley Railroad Company Five Percent, First Mortgage Gold Bonds

By: N/A

Price: $58.50

Publisher: Lackawanna and Wyoming Valley Railroad Company: 1928

Seller ID: Books009490


Dated July 1, 1913 / Due August 1, 1951. Overleaf dated February 1928 at Scranton. Folio sheet folded. When folded to make 4 pages this measures 14 x 8.5 inches. Diagonally printed in red on each of 4 sides: "Proof - Preliminary And Subject To Change / Figures And Statements Herein Not To Be Relied On As Final". Pencil notation to foot of page 1 and on blank page 4; pen to margin of page 2. Three horizontal creases with half-inch closed tear along the centre crea... View more info

Image for Fortunate Men, How They Made Money and Won Renown: A Curious Collection of Rich Men's Mottoes and Great Men's Watchwords, Their Financial Tests and Secrets, Their Favourite Sayings and Guiding Rules in Business, with Droll and Pithy Remarks ...

Fortunate Men, How They Made Money and Won Renown: A Curious Collection of Rich Men's Mottoes and Great Men's Watchwords, Their Financial Tests and Secrets, Their Favourite Sayings and Guiding Rules in Business, with Droll and Pithy Remarks ...

By: N/A

Price: $156.25

Publisher: London, For the proprietors by James Hogg: 1875

Seller ID: Books009557


147 pages. Purple cloth unevenly sunned, rubbed at extremities. Old ink to rear clover with a touch of spillage to fore-edge. Frontispiece of Nathan Meyer De Rothschild tissue guarded. Front hinge slack. Light foxing. Pen circle on page 33 : Sam Slick's Notion. Full title: Fortunate Men, how They Made Money and Won Renown: A Curious Collection of Rich Men's Mottoes and Great Men's Watchwords, Their Financial Tests and Secrets, Their Favourite Sayings and Guiding Rules in... View more info

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The Useful Letter Writer. Comprising a Succinct Treatise on the Epistolary Art; and Forms of Letters for All the Ordinary Occasions of Life.

By: N/A

Price: $118.75

Publisher: New York, D. Appleton & Co.: 1844

Seller ID: Books010539


219 pages and four pages of ads at rear. Publisher's cloth stamped in blind, with gilt to spine. All edges gilt. Cloth rubbed, faded, lightly stained. Binding is sound. Lacking front and rear free endpaper. Frontispiece foxed, tissue guard retained. A child's enthusiastic pencil scribble to both pastedowns and to seven pages.Appleton's Complete Letter Writer at head of title. Title page not dated. Entered According to Act... is dated 1844 and appears on a strip of paper ... View more info

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The Post-Office Glasgow Annual Directory for 1843-44. WITH: Reports of Proceedings of the Scottish Amicable Life Assurance Society

By: N/A

Price: $343.75

Publisher: Glasgow, John Graham; Bell and Bain: 1843

Seller ID: Books010834


388, 180 pages, followed by Reports of Proceedings of the Scottish Amicable Life Assurance Society with separate title page and imprint: Glasgow: Bell and Bain, 1843: 16 pages and advert leaf for D. Macdonald, engraver. Covers detached; Amicable Society tract detached as a unit from the rest. General soiling. View more info

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R.A. The Story of Roy Jodrey Entrepreneur [limited edition, signed]

By: Bruce, Harry

Price: $118.75

Publisher: Toronto, McClelland & Stewart: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: Books010249


350 pages. Number 77 of 150 limited presentation copies in blue imitation-leather binding and slipcase. Signed by Bruce on limitation leaf. View more info

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Burton by Post 1970 Spring / Summer Catalogue

By: Burton

Price: $292.50

Publisher: Manchester, Burton By Post: 1970

Seller ID: Books009128


296 pages. Light soiling to covers, with peeling/curling to outer corners of front and shallow splitting at head and foot of spine. Nicks to fore-edge up to page 40. Binding is sound. A good example of this extensive catalogue at the end of its run. From its start in 1964 through this issue the mail-order business for Burton was not profitable and it was sold in the autumn of this year. See: Eric Sigsworth's Montague Burton: The Tailor of Taste, 146f, and a note in The G... View more info

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The Principles of Apprentice Training With Special Reference to the Engineering Industry

By: Fleming, A.P.M. [Arthur Percy]; J. G. Pearce

Price: $292.50

Publisher: London, &c., Longmans, Green and Co: 1916

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: Books008632


xiii, 202 pages and advert leaf at rear. Light wear to covers; ownership signature dated Aug 1916 to front endpaper; else clean and unmarked in sound binding. Uncommon. View more info

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Women of New York

By: Hankins, Marie Louise

Price: $292.50

Publisher: New York, Marie Louise Hankins & Co.: 1861

Seller ID: Books009290


354 pages, with double frontispiece, 34 plates and some in-text illustrations, [pages 350-4 are ads]. Orange cloth stamped in gilt. All edges gilded. Publisher's original yellow endpapers. Most of gilt gone from spine; light soiling to cloth; occasional unobtrusive spotting within. Binding sound and hinges secure. A very good example. Pagination jumps from 332 to 337 but nothing is lacking. Hankins included all plates in pagination except for the two facing ones "Pec... View more info

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Fabulous Dustpan: The Story of The Hoover [association copy]

By: Hoover, Frank G.

Price: $62.50

Publisher: Cleveland and New York, World Publishing: 1955

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author's wife

Seller ID: Books010404


250 pages. Inscribed on front free endpaper: "To - and - / Compliments of Edna S. Hoover". Frank Hoover died shortly before the publication of this book; Edna was his wife. faint cup ring to front board; offsetting to endpapers. Binding is sound. View more info

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A Full, Clear, and Familiar Explanation of the Law Concerning Bills of Exchange, Promissory Notes, and the Evidence on a Trial By Jury Relative Thereto, with a description of Bank Notes, and the Privilege of Attornies

By: Lovelass, Peter

Price: $4,375.00

Publisher: Dublin, Henry Watts: 1790

Edition: Second edition

Seller ID: Books011179


x, 192 [i.e. 128] pages: as in all copies of this edition, irregular pagination based on that of the first edition. Contemporary sheep quite scuffed. Joints (outer) split but hinges sound and binding secure. Old signature to front pastedown and to second front free endpaper. Foxing to endpapers; ghost of flower petal to inner margin of a few adjacent leaves. View more info

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The Art of Single-Entry Book-Keeping, Improved By the Introduction of the Proof or Balance [Third Edition]

By: Marsh, C. C.

Price: $97.50

Publisher: New York, J. C. Riker: 1839

Seller ID: Books009567


viii, 126 pages. Half leather with marbled paper over boards, green morocco spine and tips; gilt to spine. A handsome exterior; binding sound; heavy foxing throughout. "This book the property of Isaac Fry. AD 1842" penned to second front endpaper. View more info

Image for The Modern Economy Telegraphic and Cable Cipher Code, adapted to the use of buyers, sellers, brokers, shippers and receivers of green and dried fruit and produce.

The Modern Economy Telegraphic and Cable Cipher Code, adapted to the use of buyers, sellers, brokers, shippers and receivers of green and dried fruit and produce.

By: Peycke, Edmund

Price: $431.25

Publisher: Los Angeles, California, Edmund Peycke Co.: 1908

Seller ID: Books010265


x, 246 pages. The 1908 edition. Limp leather with gilt to front. Minor soiling and nicks to cover. Binding is sound. A few pencil ticks; overall clean. View more info

Image for John Wesley's Nova Scotia Businessmen: Halifax Methodist Merchants, 1815-1855 (American University Studies)

John Wesley's Nova Scotia Businessmen: Halifax Methodist Merchants, 1815-1855 (American University Studies)

By: Robertson, Allen B.

Price: $48.75

Publisher: New York, Peter Lang Inc., International Academic Publishers: 2000

Seller ID: Books010334


xi, 177 pages. As new; clean and unmarked. View more info

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About Money. Talks To Children

By: Sinks, Perry Wayland

Price: $162.50

Publisher: New York, &c., Fleming H. Revell Company: 1903

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: Books010125


106 pages. Burgundy cloth; titles on paper to front, gilt to spine. Lightly rubbed at extremities. Offsetting to endpapers from jacket flaps - jacket no longer present. Bible-based Christian morality regarding money. Charming authorial inscription to front endpaper. View more info

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Slater's Telegraphic Code [Ninth Edition]

By: Slater, Robert

Price: $31.25

Publisher: London, Simpkin, Marshall & Co.: 1938

Seller ID: Books008899


xvi, 250 pages. Double column format. Gilt to front; all edges with publisher's red stain. Clean and tight, with no inscriptions, however lacking front endpaper. The first leaf at front is the title page. Front pastedown has typed How To Use guide; rear pastedown: Caution. Grand & Toy office supplies ticket is pasted over publisher's name on title page. View more info

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Slater's Telegraphic Code [Seventh Edition]

By: Slater, Robert

Price: $37.50

Publisher: London, Simpkin, Marshall & Co.: 1923

Seller ID: Books010544


xvi, 250 pages. Double column format. Cloth creased; dampstain to endpapers and edges. Binding remains sound. View more info

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The Story of Moncton's First Store and Storekeeper. Life Around "The Bend" A Century Ago.

By: Steeves, Helen Harper

Price: $71.50

Publisher: St. John, N.B., J. & A. McMillan: 1924

Seller ID: Books009605


178 pages. Foxing to textblock edges, and first 20 and final 35 pages. Binding is sound. Name and date Dec. 25 '24 to front pastedown, and the giver's name on rear pastedown. View more info

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History of Kings Mutual Insurance Co. A History of Its Beginning 1904 Through 1974

By: Taylor, R. S.

Price: $19.50

Publisher: Windsor, N.S., Lancelot Press:

Seller ID: Books009252


23 pages. No date of issue specified [c. 1975]. Clean and unmarked. View more info

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Paper Profits

By: Train, Arthur

Price: $487.50

Publisher: London, Elkin Mathews & Marrot: 1930

Edition: First British Edition

Seller ID: Books009445


316 pages. 7.5 x 5 inches. "Mr. Arthur Train's new novel deals with the sensational slump on Wall Street, the effects of which will be felt all over the world for many a month to come." [front flap] Jacket spine tanned, with shallow chips, slight creasing, and a one inch closed tear from head along upper fore-edge. Offsetting to free endpapers from flaps. Top edge of textblock foxed; fore-edge less so. Occasional foxing, heaviest to half title and title page. Bin... View more info