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Bank of Detroit; Harvey Blodgett, 1926. Paperback. Includes numbers 1, 2, 4, 6, 7, 8, and 10 - 16. Topics include: How to Become a Financhial Success, How to Turn Home Waste into Capital, How to Get What You Want, How to Get Your First $1000, How to Get Independent Income, How a Boy Can Earn Money, How a Girl Can Earn Money, How to Teach the Child Thrift, What Children Should Know About Money, etc. Bound in side-stapled red paper wrappers with black titles to front covers. Many of the staples have become a little rusty resulting in some staining to the surrounding pages. Light dampstaining / soiling / creasing to edges of some pages in some pamphlets. Clean and bright overall. A fascinating window into an earlier era. Each pamphlet is approximately 16 pages. BUS/121213. Very Good.
Baltimore: Te-erra Davis, 2019. Paperback. Te-erra Davis is a local insurance adviser born and raised in Baltimore, MD. "As Brand Ambassador of Thee Insurance Lady, LLC, Te-erra's personal mission is to educate each person one by one with literature, coaching, and seminars as she leads and impacts social change" (biography). Her book offers concise, easy to follow instructions on budgeting, saving money, getting out of debt, boosting credit scores, refinancing mortgages, boosting income, and more. New in black paper wrappers with white title to front cover. Pristine. 102 pages. Local Authors. BUS/070919. Fine.
Boston: Holtzer-Cabot, n.d. (c. 1940s). Paperback. An advertising piece for an early executive control system from Holtzer-Cabot Electric, a Boston company specializing in motors, telegraphs and telephones, and fire alarm systems. They closed in 1972. A four-page folder on card stock with pictures of the phones and speaker, and a detachable postcard for requesting more information. Very good condition. Science and technology SCI/020215. Very Good.
Meriden, CT and Lunenburg, VT: 1978. Hardcover. Published to announce a new printing company, Meriden-Stinehour Incorporated, created by the merger of two small, well-known, and well established printing firms. Meriden Gravure Company was founded in 1888 and The Stinehour Press began in 1950. This book commemorates this new entity with a history of the two companies and many pages of halftone photographs of the company, its people, and their printing presses and equipment. Bound in orange cloth with gilt titling to spine. Inserted is a card sending the book as a gift. In fine condition. Measures 9.25 x 10.5 inches. 30 pages. BUS/040220. Fine.
Baltimore: Norman T. A. Munder & Company, 1925. Hardcover. Number 370 of 2000 copies privately printed for Alexander Brown. Issued on the 125th anniversary of the founding of the house in Baltimore in 1800. This is a comprehensive history of the founding and growth of Alexander & Brown, the country's first investment bank. At the time of this publication it was the oldest banking house in America. It of course first focuses on the founder himself, the first Alexander Brown (1764-1834). With numerous illustrations throughout. Bound in dark red cloth with gilt titling to spine and gilt ornaments and rulings to covers. Front cover has gilt ornament for 125th anniversary. Very light bumping. and very small chip to front cover. Internal pages have a light rippling possibly from extra tight binding. Otherwise clean and bright. This copy was presented to L. Manuel Hendler, the founder of Hendler's Ice Cream in the early 1900s. An interesting recounting of this important Baltimore business and its impact on the city's growth. Very good condition. 214 pages. BALT/032819. Very Good.
New York and Chicago: Ivison, Blakeman & Company, 1878. Hardcover. Very good grey cloth covered boards with intricate black decoration to cover and spine. Gilt title to spine. Blindstamping to rear board. Minor soiling to rear boards. Minor bumping to spine ends and corners. Interior clean and bright with tables throughout. Binding strong. 208 pages. Business. BUS/9123. Very Good.
London, New York, Toronto: Longmans, Green and Co., (1937). First Edition. Hardcover. 8vo. SCARCE. Very good in green cloth covered boards with black title to spine. Minor bumping to spine ends and corners. Interior is clean and bright. Ephemera laid in at front of book includes a newspaper cut out about the book, a pamphlet advertising the book, and funeral pamphlet in memory of Frederick Brown. Beige dust jacket with red title to front and spine panels. Browning, rubbing, and edgewear to dust jacket which is now in protective plastic sleeve. 336 pages. BUS/082916. Very Good / Very Good.
Trieste: 1957. Paperback. Very good in white paper wraps with gilt title to front wrapper. Illustrations throughout. Beige and white dust jacket with black title to front panel. White spine panel with no title. Minor soiling and rippling to dust jacket. 88 pages + appendix. Business History. BUS2/7280. Very Good.