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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

Condition: Good


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

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

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

Condition: Very Good


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

Condition: Good


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

Condition: Good


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

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

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

Condition: Good


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

Image for Trade Directory of Nova Scotia. Including Directory of Products made by Nova Scotia Manufacturing Industries. 1929

Trade Directory of Nova Scotia. Including Directory of Products made by Nova Scotia Manufacturing Industries. 1929

By: N/A

Price: $281.25

Publisher: Halifax, NS, Department of Natural Resources: 1929

Seller ID: Books011688

Condition: Very Good


[ix], 228, [3] pages. Spine panel chipped at head and foot. Tideline to spine, fore-edge and from page 161-end. Binding is sound. A comprehensive resource. View more info

Image for Nova Scotia Trade Directory. Including Directory of Products made by Nova Scotia Manufacturing Industries. 1937

Nova Scotia Trade Directory. Including Directory of Products made by Nova Scotia Manufacturing Industries. 1937

By: N/A

Price: $187.50

Publisher: Kentville, NS, Department of Agriculture / Kentville Publishing: 1937

Seller ID: Books011689

Condition: Good


166, [2] pages. Spine panel chipped at head and foot. Cover detached in one piece. Spot of ink lower fore-edge. Tideline throughout. Binding of textblock is sound. A comprehensive resource. View more info

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Town of Wolfville - Acadia University Tax Study. Tables and Appendices

By: N/A

Price: $93.75

Publisher: Wolfville, NS, Acadia University Institute: 1968

Seller ID: Books011743

Condition: Very Good


71-123 pp, leaves printed recto only. Ex university library; binding sound. View more info

Image for Prefatory Tables Compiled From Official Returns of the Trade and Navigation of the Dominion of Canada for the Fiscal Year Ended 30th June 1897.

Prefatory Tables Compiled From Official Returns of the Trade and Navigation of the Dominion of Canada for the Fiscal Year Ended 30th June 1897.

By: N/A

Price: $306.25

Publisher: Ottawa, Government Printing Bureau: 1898

Seller ID: Books011747

Condition: Good


76 pages. Black pebbled cloth with gilt titles to front. Upper joint splitting; else very good. View more info

Image for Price List and Rules for Field Men. [ICS / International Correspondence Schools salesman's reference]

Price List and Rules for Field Men. [ICS / International Correspondence Schools salesman's reference]

By: N/A

Price: $281.25

Publisher: Scranton and Montreal, International Correspondence Schools: 1936

Seller ID: Books011868

Condition: Very Good


139 pages. Effective january 28, 1936. Spine panel rubbed; all edges with publisher's red stain. Surprisingly uncommon. View more info

Image for Good Advice to Apprentices; or, The Covenants of the City Indenture Familiarly Explained and Enforced by Scripture.

Good Advice to Apprentices; or, The Covenants of the City Indenture Familiarly Explained and Enforced by Scripture.

By: N/A

Price: $406.25

Publisher: London, 1863

Seller ID: Books011920

Condition: Very Good


[31] pages. Covers stamped in blind, with gilt titles to front. Cloth stained and faded. Original yellow endpapers; text printed in red and black. No indication of printer or place (London presumed). No indication of date except for the Samuel Wilson's Loan page with date of 8 December 1863 at foot. Binding sound and contents clean. View more info

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Report of the Stewartry of Kirkcudbright Agricultural Society for the year 1810 : with a short account of its institution in March, 1809.

By: N/A

Price: $4,375.00

Publisher: Dumfries, Geo. Johnstone & Co.: 1811

Seller ID: Books011946

Condition: Very Good


104 pages, and one page in manuscript bound in. Signature of one Alex. Maitland to head of title page. This I presume to be Lt. Col. Alexander Maitland. "Colonel Maitland" is listed as one of the subscribed members of the Society, with his place of residence amended from Camphill to Chipperkyle in ink on page 89. On p. 95 Colonel Maitland appears in the Committee of Management list. Bound in near-contemporary half leather with marbled boards, with two free endpapers at f... View more info

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The PlayBook: An Inside Look at How to Think Like a Professional Trader

By: Bellafiore, Mike

Price: $281.25

Publisher: Upper Saddle River, NJ, FT Press: 2013

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: Books011285

ISBN: 0132937646

Condition: Very Good


xii, 434 pages. Pencil scoring to first three chapters; else as new. First printing stated. View more info

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

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: Books011634

Condition: Very Good


350 pages. Number 31 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

Condition: Good


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 Early Chartered Companies (A.D. 1296-1858) - inscribed by Keane

By: Cawston, George and A. H. Keane [Augustus Henry]

Price: $368.75

Publisher: London and New York, Edward Arnold: 1896

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: Books011531

Condition: Very Good


xi, 320, and 32 pages of publisher's ads at rear dated June 1896. Burgundy cloth with light soiling and rubbing; spine sunned. Dark blue/green slate endpapers, the front free of which bears a faint presentation inscription from A.H. Keane dated August '96 - and above that a bookseller's catalogue slip for this volume. That catalogue entry notes "uncut". The fore-edge is untrimmed; the leaves have (since?) been opened. Unobtrusive initials of recipient dated 8/7/96 to ver... View more info

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Eaton & Frazee's Book-Keeping : An Elementary Treatise for the use of Schools

By: Eaton, A. H. and J. C. P. Frazee

Price: $156.25

Publisher: Saint John, N.B., Daily News Steam Job: 1871

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: Books011911

Condition: Very Good


122 pages, with ads at front and rear. Offsetting and foxing to endpapers; occasional pencilling. Binding is sound. A. & W. MacKinlay, Halifax, also printed an 1871 edition. 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

Condition: Very Good


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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Excessive Expectations: Maritime Commerce and the Economic Development of Nova Scotia, 1740-1870

By: Gwyn, Julian

Price: $37.50

Publisher: Montreal and Kingston, McGill-Queen's University Press: 1998

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: Books011950

ISBN: 0773515488

Condition: Very Good


xviii, 291 pages. As new, save for light dusting to top edge. 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

Condition: Very Good


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