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  • BIGNOLD, Robert, Sir
    FIVE GENERATIONS OF THE BIGNOLD FAMILY 1761-1947.

    Edition: First Edition

    London: Batsford, 1948. Blue cloth. (2), (xviii), (320) pp + numerous plates. Fine in near fine jacket. History of the Norwich Union Insurance Societies. Contains some previously unpublished letters of the Duke of Wellington, Sir Robert Peel, Disraeli, Daniel O'Connell, Lord Salisbury, and others. Note: 1.5 kg parcel, extra postage may be required.

    Condition: Book: Fine, Dust Jacket: Near fine

    Book ID: 4598
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  • FRANTZ, Joe. B.
    GAIL BORDEN, dairyman to a nation

    Edition: First printing

    Norman, OK: University of Oklahoma Press, 1951. Blue cloth. pp xiv, 310 + plates. Index. Slight yellowing to page edges, VG otherwise, no owner names. Dust jacket has small chips, rubbing, creased tear to rear panel, sticker scar to front panel; just good. Borden at one time was a leading citizen of Texas who helped write the constitution, founded the first permanent newspaper, laid out Houston, invented dehydrated meat, until when past 50 years of age invented the thing that made his name and fortune - condensed milk. Note: a bit over 1 kg parcel, extra shipping may be required.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 43710
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  • Ross, Victor; Trigge, A. St. L.
    HISTORY OF THE CANADIAN BANK OF COMMERCE, with an account of the other banks which now form part of its organization (3 volumes)

    Toronto: The bank / Oxford University Press (1921, 1922, 1934). Three volumes, thick tall octavos, red cloth gilt. Volume 1, dated 1920 but published 1921, by Ross: pp xvi, 516. Volume 2, 1922, by Ross: pp xiii, 596. Volume 3, by Trigge, 1934: pp xv, 576. Each volume with index and many plates. A fine set. All have dust jackets, which have nicks and one short tear, VG. Plates include portraits, reproductions of documents and various forms of early banknotes, specie, financial instruments. These three volumes bring the bank's history up to 1930. A fourth volume covered the years 1939-73. Printed by Rous & Mann. A nice set. Note: 6.5 kg parcel, extra postage will be required.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 45676
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  • BEACHLEY, Charles E., compiler
    HISTORY OF THE CONSOLIDATATION COAL COMPANY 1864-1934

    Edition: First Edition

    New York: Consolidation Coal Company, 1934. Quarto, red boards. pp (10), 100. Illustrated. Slight rubbing to edges, else a VG clean and unworn copy, no owner names. A fifty year company history. Uncommon.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 43713
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  • BABCOCK, Glenn D.
    HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES RUBBER COMPANY: A Case Study in Corporation Management

    Edition: First Edition

    No place (Indianapolis): Bureau of Business Research, Graduate School of Business, Indiana University, 1966. Beige cloth. xviii,477 pages. Illustrated, bibliography. Spine lightly yellowied, covers a bit dusty with a few brown soil spots on rear cover, ink owner name at front; good, tight and unworn copy otherwise. Note: 1.5 kg parcel, extra postage may be required.

    Condition: Book: Good, Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 44744
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  • BENTHAM, Jeremy
    JEREMY BENTHAM'S ECONOMIC WRITINGS. Critical Edition Based on His Printed Works and Unprinted Manuscripts, by W. Stark. Volume I (only)

    Edition: First edition.

    London: Allen & Unwin, 1952. Volume I (of 3). Octavo, black cloth. pp 412, (4, ads). Fine in fine jacket. Two subsequent volumes were published in 1952 and 1954.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 31240
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  • MARSH, Peter T.
    JOSEPH CHAMBERLAIN: entrepreneur in politics

    Edition: First printing

    New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 1994. Thick octavo, red boards. pp (xviii), 725. Notes, index. Ink owner name at front, yellow highlighting to four sentences on p. 122, else a near fine jacketless copy. "This is the first complete, single-volume biography of Joseph Chamberlain, the Birmingham industrialist who by the beginning of the twentieth century had effectively become the "first minister of the British Empire." Marsh dissects Chamberlain's political career, revealing his unconventional approach to Britain's problems before the first World War and highlighting the discontinuities, in particular his shift from Liberal to Conservative and from free trade to protectionist." Note: 2 kg parcel, extra postage will be required.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 44106
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  • LORIMER, George Horace
    LETTERS FROM A SELF-MADE MERCHANT TO HIS SON: Being the Letters written by John Graham, Head of the House of Graham & Company, Pork-Packers in Chicago, familiarly known on 'Change as "Old Gorgon Graham," to his Son, Pierrepont...

    Edition: First Canadian issue

    Toronto: William Briggs, 1902. Maroon decorated cloth stamped in black, white and gilt. pp (xvi), 312 + frontispiece with tissue guard and 17 other plates. Spine lettering save for imprint completely flaked away; page edges yellowed; else a VG clean and unworn copy, no owner names. Made from the Boston, 1902, first complete edition (first edition was Philadelphia 1901). Lorimer was editor of the Saturday Evening Post for 37 years. A best-selling American business classic in an uncommon issue.

    Condition: Book: Good, Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 44754
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  • MANNHEIMER BROS. ST PAUL, MINN. Winter 1914-15 by MANNHEIMER BROTHERS ST. PAUL, MINNESOTA. Trade catalog, ladies' wear
    MANNHEIMER BROTHERS ST. PAUL, MINNESOTA. Trade catalog, ladies' wear
    MANNHEIMER BROS. ST PAUL, MINN. Winter 1914-15

    St. Paul, Minnesota: Mannheimer Brothers, 1914. Trade catalog for women's clothing and more. Octavo, pp 56, stapled, in pictorial paper covers. One inch tear to bottom margin of pp 21-22, otherwise a fine copy. Illustrations on every page. The latest fashions, clothes for girls, corsets, negligee, underwear, bras, mourning wear, petticoats and bodices, furs, shoes, hosiery, neckwear, gloves, girdles, umbrellas, trunks and bags, tableware, stationery, jewellery, beds, Stickley furniture, curtains, hankies, and a bit more. The men get a little inside the rear cover. Note: lighter parcel, any default postage rate may be reduced.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 44674
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  • (Trade catalogue)
    METAL CUTTING HACKSAW AND BANDSAW BLADES

    Toronto: Canada Illinois Tools Limited, 1947. Octavo, pp (16), including covers. Illustrated. Hole punch to upper outer corner, soft crease to lower outer corners, else fine. Offices at 177 Front St. East, Toronto. Note: lighter parcel, any default postage rate may be reduced.

    Book ID: 45408
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  • VICKREY, William S.
    MICROSTATICS

    New York: Harcourt, Brace and World, copyright 1964. An early printing. Reddish-brown cloth stamped in red, black and gilt. x, 406 pp. Neat ink name to upper outer corner of front pastedown and same private owner's rubber stamp on front free endpaper; minute rubbing to spine tips; else a near fine copy, no marks. Note: 1.5 kg parcel, extra postage may be required.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 25493
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  • Dewey, Orville
    Moral Views of Commerce, Society and Politics in Twelve Discourses

    Edition: First of this edition

    New York: Augustus M. Kelley, 1969. Octavo, yellow printed cloth without dust jacket, as issued. pp (4), viii. 9-300. Fine copy, no owner marks. Facsimile reprint of NY: David Felt, 1838. In the publisher's Reprints of Economics Classics series.

    Condition: Book: Fine, Binding: Original Cloth

    Book ID: 36486
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  • OGILVIE IN CANADA. Pioneer Millers 1801-1951 by Stevens, G.R.
    Stevens, G.R.
    OGILVIE IN CANADA. Pioneer Millers 1801-1951

    Edition: First Edition

    No place (Montreal): Ogilvie Flour Mills Co., no date (1952?). Quarto, quarter bound in blue cloth and illustrated boards. [8]. 70. [2] pp. Printed in yellow and black. Occasional ink margin ticks in text, ink owner name and one line rubber stamp at front, else fine. Attractive illustrations throughout by Jack McLaren (I think). Design and production was by McLaren & Son, Toronto. History of this Montreal flour milling company.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 38996
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  • (Trade catalogue)
    PEDLAR'S "METAL-BUILT" PRODUCTS. General Catalogue no. 27. 1938. Road Building Materials, Farm Building Materials, Fireproof Construction Materials

    Oshawa, ON: The Pedlar People Limited, 1938. Quarto, flexible silver leather grain pictorial cloth stamped in blind and green. pp (7), (245) + two colour divisional titles. Colour and b&w illustrations, index. Rubber stamp of the Edmonton office at front. Light rubbing at foot of spine, else fine. Excellent Canadian trade catalogue. Note: 1.5 kg parcel, extra postage may be required.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 45415
    View cart More details Price: USD $75.00 USD $67.50
  • Drummond, Ian M.
    Progress Without Planning: The Economic History of Ontario from Confederation to the Second World War

    Edition: First edition.

    University of Toronto Press, 1987. Red cloth. xvi, 509 pp, indexed. Fine in fine jacket. 1.5 kg parcel.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover.

    Book ID: 24536
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  • CHEVALIER, Michael
    SOCIETY, MANNERS & POLITICS IN THE UNITED STATES

    New York: Augustus M. Kelley, 1966. Blue buckram without jacket, as issued. [4], iv, 467 pp. A fine copy, no owner names. Facsimile reprint of the Boston, 1839, edition. Reprints of Economic Classics series.

    Condition: Book: Fine, Binding: Hardcover.

    Book ID: 23635
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  • Armstrong, Christopher and W. V. Nelles
    Southern Exposure: Canadian Promoters in Latin America and the Caribbean, 1896-1930

    Edition: First printing

    University of Toronto Press, 1988. Brown cloth. pp (xvi), (376). Includes numerous photos and an index. Fine in fine jacket. "Beginning just before the turn of the century, Canadian businessmen channelled huge investments into the Caribbean, Mexico, Brazil, and later Spain, mainly into urban public utilities. The authors follow the intriguing trail of Canadian financiers, including Sir William Van Horne, William Mackenzie, Max Aitken, and James Dunn, into the major cities of Latin America and the great merchant banks of Europe. By transferring Canadian and European capital and hydroelectric technology to Latin America, these Canadians carved out an important entrepreneurial niche and enormous fortunes for themselves."

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 49567
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  • CUNNINGHAM, William H.
    STATE MUTUAL'S FIRST 100 YEARS 1844-1944

    Edition: First Edition

    Worcester, MA: State Mutual Life Assurance Company, 1944. Cloth spine and printed boards. pp 90 + appendix. Illustrated. "Discarded" rubber stamped at front, glue residue at rear, gilt spine lettering mostly flaked away,.else a VG clean and unworn copy, no other library marks.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 43712
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  • TABLES OF THE TRADE AND NAVIGATION OF THE PROVINCE OF CANADA, FOR THE YEAR 1856. Compiled from Official Returns...

    Toronto: Printed by Stewat Derbishire and George Desbarats, 1857. Original brown cloth. 257 pp + 5 folding tables. Spine slightly sunned; ink inscription to the title page "with Mr. DeWitt's most affectionate respects". Some old ink underlining to pp 3-5 (Table of Duties of Customs Inwards). Text is entirely tables detailing "Principal Articles of British and Foreign Merchandise, Entered for Consumption in Canada", showing quantities, values, countries of origin, etc., etc. VG copy, tight in the binding.

    Condition: Book: Very Good, Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 16101
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  • BASKERVILLE, Peter, editor
    THE BANK OF UPPER CANADA. A Collection of Documents.

    Toronto: Champlain Society, 1987. Octavo, hardcover, red crested cloth. (cliv), (401), (5) pp. Fine copy. #366 of an edition of 1300 copies. Ontario series no. 13. Note: 1.5 kg parcel, extra postage may be required.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 4221
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