Relay, MD: Calvert Distilling Company, 1940, 1941,1942. Softcover. A rare internally published bulletin from this former Maryland distillery. The Calvert Distilling Co. bought the Maryland Distillery in 1934. The Maryland Distillery was established in 1933 as the first legal whiskey still in Maryland after the repeal of prohibition. This publication was intended as a manual for the distillery's tour guides. It is a dense and lengthy document covering all aspects of the distillery's operations. There are many charts, tables, and diagrams on blending, flavoring and concentrations. There are also sections on government regulations, cleanliness and sanitation, and more. Calvert's Distilling was later taken over by Seagram's in 1939 and they continued producing Calvert Whiskey at this location. This publication was produced by mimeograph and has several sections individually paginated, including addenda dated 1941 and 1942. The entire publication has more than 100 pages. In a softcover report cover that is quite soiled, stained, and creased. Internal pages are very good although some of the print is light. With distillery's library stamp on first page. Very Good.
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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.
Milan: Ulrico Hoepli, 1920. Hardcover. An interesting early twentieth century Italian text on advertising techniques in various media, including newspapers, posters and signs, catalogs, and more. It talks about the power of advertising, and offers aphorisms on the subject. Extensively illustrated from Italian and French sources with twenty-seven black and white and seventeen color full-page reproductions. There are also over forty inventive and charming in text illustrations. Rebound in chipped and rubbed blue cloth. Some foxing and aging to interior pages but in very good condition. 181 pages including list of artists plus index. ART/091312. Very Good.
(2013). Paperback. "This innovative handbook offers 23 state-of-the-art peer-reviewed essays by leading international authorities. They summarize evidence-based research on ancient and modern India ... Hindu India topics include: beef eating, astrology, rituals, sacraments, pilgrimages, guilt-free pursuit of wealth and pleasures, caste system's huge costs and benefits in nurturing entrepreneurship, charity, Hindu Law, gender issues, overpopulation problem, yoga for business management and human capital growth." (rear cover). Dark blue paper wrappers with white title to spine and front panels. Clean. 613 pages. INDIA/070820. Very Good.