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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.
$50.00                          Book Number: 16101                          Order / Enquire



WOVEN WIRE SCREENS, Their Selection, Application and Use. Catalogue 70-C.
The W.S. Tyler Company of Canada Ltd.,: St. Catharines, Ontario: no date [1940s?],
Small quarto, red flexible leather grain cloth gilt lettered, colour pictorial endpapers. [2], (182) pp. US printed. Indexed, illustrations. Nice colour drawing of the parent factory in Cleveland, OH. A fine copy of this Canadian trade catalogue.
$30.00                          Book Number: 21469                          Order / Enquire



After the war, what? : work or want?, homes or hovels?, garden cities or slums?, freedom or dictatorship?
Toronto: School of Economic Science, no date (194-),
Octavo, pp 40, stapled, in black on yellow illustrated card covers. Soft creases to outer corners, VG clean copy otherwise, no owner names. "An alternative to Homo the Sap's Permanent War" - front cover (a reply to Lorne T. Morgan's The Permanent War, or Homo the Sap, 1943). A pamphlet advocating rent reform, based on the arguments of Henry George. Note: lighter parcel, any default postage rate may be reduced, depending upon your location.
$15.00                          Book Number: 36234                          Order / Enquire



EASTERN AIR LINES, INC. ANNUAL REPORT 1948
New York: Eastern Air Lines, 1948.
Quarto. pp [24]. stapled in card covers. Printed in blue and black. Illustrated with photos. Laid in is an 8 page octavo stapled booklet headed "April 4, 1949. Comments on Air Subsidy and Competition". Facsimile signatures of Eddie Rickenbacker, President. Ex library, with sticker to upper inner corner of front cover and blind stamp to first leaf of each booklet; no other library marks. Staples rusty, leaving marks; VG otherwise. The company made $2,346,871, or 98 cents a share, for 1948. Note: lighter parcel, any default postage rate may be reduced.
$25.00                          Book Number: 43709                          Order / Enquire



THE STORY OF A MAN AND THE COMPANY HE BUILD
No place (Chicago): Vulcan Stamping and Manufacturing Company, 1952.
Blue cloth. 56 pp + photos. "A chronicle of Patrick Henry McCarthy and Vulcan Stamping and Manufacturing Company, the company he built." - Preface. Vulcan made tin cans.
$15.00                          Book Number: 44743                          Order / Enquire



127 years in the making
Standard Steel Works Company: Philadelphia, 1922.
pp (16). Black boards with cover label. Fine copy. Original plain tissue wrapper chips. Sketch history of the company. Centre spread drawing of their works at Bunham, PA. Note: lighter parcel, any default postage rate may be reduced. Note: lighter parcel, any default postage rate may be reduced.
$10.00                          Book Number: 44752                          Order / Enquire



Woolworth's first 75 years; the story of everybody's store, 1879-1954
New York: F.W. Woolworth Company, 1954.
Quarto, pp (64), stapled in illustrated card covers. Photos, facsimiles. Vertical crease to front cover, corner crease to rear cover, slight rubbing along spine, VG clean copy otherwise.Note: lighter parcel, any default postage rate may be reduced.
$14.95                          Book Number: 45768                          Order / Enquire



BABCOCK, Glenn D.
HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES RUBBER COMPANY: A Case Study in Corporation Management
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.
$19.00                          Book Number: 44744                          Order / Enquire



BARKER, T.C.
THE GLASSMAKERS. Pilkington: the Rise of an International Company 1826-1976.
London: Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 1977.
Red cloth gilt, endpaper photos. (xxxiii), 557 pp + plates and folding chart at rear. Fine copy, no previous owner marks. Dust jacket has nicks and crease at head of bit sunned spine; VG. An exhaustive history of what was probably Britain's largest private family company, Pilkington Brothers Limited, glass manufacturers. Prof. Barker was Professor of Economic History in the University of London.
$30.00                          Book Number: 16077                          Order / Enquire



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.
$30.00                          Book Number: 4221                          Order / Enquire



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 + frontispiece portrait. Fine copy. #723 of an edition of 1300 copies. Ontario series no. 13. Note: 1.5 kg parcel, extra postage may be required.
$30.00                          Book Number: 44060                          Order / Enquire



BATA, Thomas, with Sonja Sinclair) [Tomas Bat'a].
BATA: shoemaker to the world
Toronto: Stoddart, 1990.
Octavo, blue boards. pp (x), 341 + plates. Index. Small bump to upper outer corners of covers, else fine in jacket. "In 1932, when young Tom Bata watched his father's coffin being lowered into his grave, he silently promised to abide by the wishes expressed in his father's 'moral testament': that the Bata Shoe Company was to be treated not as a source of private wealth, but as a public trust, a means of improving living standards within the community and providing customers with good value for their money." Bata immigrated to Canada after the war and established a shoemaking empire that now employs 70000 people worldwide.
$16.95                          Book Number: 45586                          Order / Enquire



BEACHLEY, Charles E., compiler
HISTORY OF THE CONSOLIDATATION COAL COMPANY 1864-1934
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.
$40.00                          Book Number: 43713                          Order / Enquire



BELL, Martin L.
A PORTRAIT OF PROGRESS: a business history of Pet Milk Company from 1885 to 1960
St. Louis, Missouri: Pet Milk Company, 1962.
Brown cloth. pp (viii), 199 + plates. Index. Fine copy.
$19.00                          Book Number: 44746                          Order / Enquire



BENNETT, Charles O.
FACTS WITHOUT OPINION: first fifty years of the Audit Bureau of Circulations
Chicago: Audit Bureau of Circulations, 1965.
Navy cloth without jacket, as issued. pp xiv, 277. Photos in text. With lengthy ink inscription in French at from a Quebec newspaper editor to a friend and colleague, else fine. The ABC verifies circulation figures for periodicals.
$19.00                          Book Number: 44745                          Order / Enquire



BENTHAM, Jeremy
JEREMY BENTHAM'S ECONOMIC WRITINGS. Critical Edition Based on His Printed Works and Unprinted Manuscripts, by W. Stark. Volume I (only)
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.
$25.00                          Book Number: 31240                          Order / Enquire



BIGNOLD, Robert, Sir
FIVE GENERATIONS OF THE BIGNOLD FAMILY 1761-1947.
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.
$19.00                          Book Number: 4598                          Order / Enquire



BONAR, James
THE TABLES TURNED
New York: Augustus M. Kelley, 1970.
Blue cloth. pp (viii), (1936). Short stroke of narrow black marker on rear cover, else fine, no owner names. Not issued in dust jacket. Facsimile reprint of the London: Macmillan, 1931, first edition. In the publisher's Reprints of Economic Classics series. Essays and lectures on Adam Smith, Mathus, Ricardo, and John Stuart Mill.
$15.00                          Book Number: 36484                          Order / Enquire



BRUNELLE, Gayle K.
THE NEW WORLD MERCHANTS OF ROUEN 1559-1630
Kirksville, Missouri: Sixteenth Century Journal Publishers, 1991.
Octavo, dark blue cloth. pp x, 190. Bibliography, index. Ex library, with rubber stamps to top and bottom page edges and bottom margin of title leaf; presentation label at front; VG+ clean and unworn copy otherwise. : This book is the study of 144 merchants in Rouen who invested in trade or shipping to the Americas in the sixty years before Cardinal Richelieu began to regulate their activities for the benefit of church and state. Rouen, during the time studied in this book, was the largest French seaport and in direct connection and competition with various Dutch and English ports. The author focuses on how the French merchants and their investments and how their economic fortunes affected their rise and fall in French society.
$14.95                          Book Number: 45566                          Order / Enquire



CANADIAN LABORATORY SUPPLIES
LABORATORY APPARATUS, assay supplies and chemical reagents
Montreal & Toronto: Canadan Laboratory Supplied Ltd., 1932.
Second edition. Tall quarto, blue cloth. pp (4), 422, [2], 42 (price list on yellow paper), 22, Index, [2]. Well illustrated VG clean, tight and unworn copy. AMICUS locates two copies (LAC, TPL). Note: 2.5 kg parcel, extra postage will be required.
$40.00                          Book Number: 42031                          Order / Enquire



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