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1 History of the Floor Plant Armstrong
Lancaster, Pennsylvania Armstrong 1980 1st Edition Soft cover Good Plus No Dust Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
"The Floor Plant is Armstrong's largest production facility and the largest manufacturing plant in Lancaster County... through war and peace, boom and bust, and, during the past quarter century, through unprecedented technological change..." -Foreword. Content is chronological by year, showing products, leaders, WWII effort, and more. Tan wraps with burgundy titles, 67 pp., illustrated profusely with photographic images. 8vo. Condition: Good+; a few light waves to cover, faint remains of a label at top right of cover, pages clean, edges crisp. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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2 Disposable People: New Slavery in the Global Economy Bales, Kevin
Berkeley CA University of California Press 2004 0520243846 / 9780520243842 Soft cover Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Inscribed by Author(s)
Revised Edition. Inscribed by Author on Title page : " for Jen, whose light is so bright! warm thanks & wishes, Kevin Bales." Details modern economic slavery including human trafficking; migrant workers; economic and ethnic castes. Book Condition : Good; no text markings, former owner's name inside front cover; cover corner curling; a few spots on text block; fingerprint smudge on title page. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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3 American Syndicalism : The I.W.W. Brooks, John Graham
New York NY The MacMillan Co. 1913 1st Edition Hardcover Good No Dust Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Groundbreaking study of the I.W.W. by early labor reformer. Brooks set the I.W.W. in a historical perspective, and was less critical of it then many in the political class. He rejected socailism but favored collective bargaining and greater cooperation between unions and business. Book Condition : Good; former owner's bookplate inside front cover, signature on front free end paper; no text marks; bumping to spine ends and cover corners; fading and wear to spine; light age toning. No Dust Jacket as issued. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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The Story of Pye Wireless (50th Anniversary), Bussey, Gordon
4 The Story of Pye Wireless (50th Anniversary) Bussey, Gordon
Cambridge, England Pye Limited 1981 Reprint Soft cover Good Book Signed by Author(s)
Blue softcover, stapled, 16-pp. Illustrated with old advertisement, drawings and black and white photographs. Inscribed and signed by Gordon Bussey inside front cover. Published for the 50th Anniversary of the formation of Pye Radio Limited in Cambridge, England. This is the 1981 reprint. Forward by Harold J. Pye. Presents a history of company from its founding in 1896 as W. G. Pye & Co. until it was sold to Philips Industries in 1977. Condition: Overall light bend to booklet. A bit of light scattered foxing otherwise pages are clean and bright white with no markings or tears. Cover has some rubbing, scuffing and light creasing. Signed by Author. Paperback 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Third Industrial Directory of Pennsylvania 1919, Connelley, Clifford B. (Commissioner)
5 Third Industrial Directory of Pennsylvania 1919 Connelley, Clifford B. (Commissioner)
Harrisburg, PA Department of Labor 1920 Probable First Edition Hardcover Good Minus No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
This directory is divided into four main parts: Part I - Industrial establishments classified by product and alphabetically arranged; Part II - Industrial establishments classified by counties, and alphabetically arranged by cities and towns with brief resume of the industrial resources of each county; Part III - Boards of Trade, Chambers of commerce, Business men's, manufacturers; and miscellaneous associations with location and names of officers; Part IV - Labor organizations, officers and unions. Complete Index covering each subject or item of interest. Hardback - green cloth with gilt lettering on spine only, no dust jacket. 1212 pages. Book Condition : Good-; pages are very lightly aged and clean for the most part with just a few small spots / stains. No markings, a bit of light creasing, no tears but there are a few small edge nicks. Text block is lightly soiled. Cover has rubbing and chipping. Wear and chipping to edges, especially the spine, tearing to spine ends, dent to top front edge. Hinges are intact and binding is tight. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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6 Make It Pay! : Gold Dredge #4 : Klondike, Yukon, Canada David Neufeld and Patrick Habiluk
Missoula MT Pictorial Histories Publishing Co. Inc. 1994 0929521889 / 9780929521886 Softcover (Side-stapled) Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Signed by Author(s)
Signed by author David Neufeld on Title Page. Over 60 b& w photos, plus several maps and illustrations. Pictorial history of dredging in the Yukon focuses on #4 dredge from its building in the early part of the 20th century to its conversion to a museum in the 1990's. Book Condition : Very Good; no text marks; light cover corner wear and page tip creasing; light creasing near staples. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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7 Remarkable Past, Promising Future 200 Years of Iron & Steel Operations in Coatesville, Pennsylvania DiOrio, Eugene L., Katherine Gould Pella and Richard P. Smith
Coatesville PA The Graystone Society 2010 0615425399 / 9780615425399 Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Inscribe by former Lukens CEO on rear of title page. Richly illustrated with color and b&w photos, this chronologically arranged work documents Lukens Steel operations in Coatesville from the founding of Brandywine Iron Works in 1810 to Lukens to its successive parent companies Bethlehem Steel, ISG, Mittal, and ArcelorMittal. Inscribed : "To: State Representative Tom Creighton, It was great seeing you today during your tour of the Graystone Mansions and the former Lukens Steel Executive Office building. Charles Lukens Huston Oct 1, 2014." Book Condition : Near Fine; text unmarked; slight bumping to spine ends. Dust Jacket Condition : Near Fine; light creasing to rear; minimal shelfwear to edges. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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8 The Division of Labor in Society Durkheim, Emile
New York NY The Free Press 1964 Soft cover Good Minus Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Durkheim's classic examination of the benefits of the division of labor for society coupled with the apparent breakdown of social norms. Includes Durkheim's long Preface to the 2nd Edition. Book Condition : Good-; pencil underlining and margin notes to c. 20% of pages; former owner's rubber stamp on half title page and inside rear cover; light rubbing and corner curling to covers; occasional page tip creasing. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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9 Accumulation and Display: Mass Marketing Household Goods in America, 1880-1920. Federhern, Deborah A. et al.
Wilmington DE Winterthur Museum 1986 0912724161 / 9780912724164 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Catalog for 1986 University of Delaware/ Winterthur Museum exhibition featuring 207 examples of trade catalogues, salesman samples, and other promotional items from the Gilded Age into the early 20th century. Essays and text complement b&w photos of many of the objects. Book Condition : Very Good; no text marks; light curl to front cover edge; some rubbing to spine. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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10 Church and Economic Activity in the Middle Ages J. Gilchrist
London; New York Macmillan 1969 0333054962 / 9780333054963 1st Edition Hardcover Good Plus No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Good+, Ex-Seminary Library. General study of the Church and its economic policies and influences in the Middles Ages. Special focus on the canons and constitutions of the General Councils of the Church from the 4th to the 16th century. Blue cloth boards; xi, 328 p. Book Condition : Good +; Ex-Seminary Library; no text markings; bookplate inside front cover; cataloging notations on t.p. verso and TOC; catalog labels on bottom spine end and top right rear cover; pocket inside rear cover removed tearing paper. No Dust Jacket. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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11 The Robber Barons: The Great American Capitalists, 1861-1901 Josephson, Matthew
Norwalk CT Easton Press 1987 Leather Bound Very Good No Dust Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Easton Press Leather bound. History of the rise of industrialists (J.P. Morgan, Andrew Carnegie, Cornelius Vanderbilt, and more) and their empires before and during the Gilded Age. Gilt text block and sewn-in ribbon marker. Includes unused Easton press bookplate and ancillary marketing materials. Book Condition : Very Good; ink notation on reverse of title page, underlining to foreword, Table of Contents, and bibliography only; light spotting to side text block. No Dust Jacket as issued. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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Investment: Principles and Analysis, Livermore, Shaw
12 Investment: Principles and Analysis Livermore, Shaw
Chicago Business Publications Inc. 1940 Second Printing Hardcover Good No Dust Jacket Book 8vo up to 9" tall 
Four main parts: Part 1 - The Investment Process; Part 2 - The Art of Analysis; Part 3 - Investment Programs; Part 4 - Social Control Over Investment. Hardback - blue cloth with black and gilt lettering on spine only, no dustjacket. 1940, 2nd printing. Size: 8vo up to 9" tall . 599 pages. Book Condition : Good; previous owner's name on front free endpaper. A few tiny spots to margin areas otherwise pages are clean and bright, no markings, no creases and no tears. Endpapers have some light aging. es. Cover has rubbing with some wear to edges and tiny tears to top of spine. Hinges are intact and pages secure. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Official Report of the Fourth National Foreign Trade Convention Held at the William Penn Hotel, Pittsburgh, PA, January 25, 26, and 27, 1917, National Foreign Trade Council
13 Official Report of the Fourth National Foreign Trade Convention Held at the William Penn Hotel, Pittsburgh, PA, January 25, 26, and 27, 1917 National Foreign Trade Council
New York National Foreign Trade Council 1917 First Edition Hardcover Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
A stenographic report of the proceeding, the discussion, and speeches at the several Group Sessions, the addresses at the banquet, together wi th the papers prepared in advance, a list that delegates present, the organizations and the companies represented, and the organization of the convention. Hardback - green cloth with gilt lettering. 587 pages. Book Condition : Good; Previous owner's name on front pastedown. Pages are clean and unmarked, no tears, a couple corner creases. Some light soiling and foxing to endpapers and text block. Cover has some rubbing, fading and edge wear. Hinges are intact an binding is tight. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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14 Guide to Coal Mining Collections in the United States Parkinson, George
Morgantown WV West Virginia University Foundation 1978 Hardcover Very Good No Dust Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Very Good, Ex-College Library. Scarce 1978 research guide and resource to collections of materials related to coal mining. From the introduction : "This guide includes information on repositories which have coal related collections, a locator symbol index, and sequentially numbered collection descriptions, arranged alphabetically by main entry." The entries listed run the gamut from archives, manuscripts, and photographs/videos, to oral history collections. Library Binding, 182 pp. including 3 b&w photos. Book Condition : Very Good, Ex-College Library; catalog label at bottom left front, bookplate inside front cover, barcode and pocket on back free endpaper, and cataloging info on title page; no text markings. No Dust Jacket. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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15 The Breaker Whistle Blows. Mining Disasters and Labor Leaders in the Anthracite Region Roberts, Ellis W.
Scranton PA Anthracite Press 1984 Hardcover Fair Good Minus Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Highlights the anthracite coal era, roughly 1869-1959, and how mining disasters in those years showed the immigration patterns and labor forces and leaders who emerged. B&w photos and map. Book Condition : Fair, Ex-Library; no text marks; crease to front free end paper and title page; some page tip creasing; rubber stamp; slip removed from rear fee end paper tearing paper. Dust Jacket Condition : Good; some rubbing, in protective mylar cover with tape to outside. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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16 The Teacher's WorkKit : A Teacher's Guide to Successful One Day Quilt Workshops Smith, Jane C.
South Berwick ME Tatnic Hill Publishers 1986 Probable First Edition Spiral Bound Very Good Minus Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Subtitled "A Manual for Teachers in Business", this is a spiral bound photocopied guide to organizing, teaching, and running one-day quilting workshops. There are worksheets for determining goals, identifying networking opportunities, generating publicity, and much more. Many of the early chapters are suitable for anyone starting a small home based crafts business. Book Condition : Very Good-; no internal markings; creasing, rubbing, and chipping to covers; corner cover wear; small tear at top spine. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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17 Wool and the Wool Trade Unstated
New York The Wool Associates of the New York Cotton Exchange Inc. 1955 Second Edition Hardcover Good Fair Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Introduction to the wool trade, and futures contracts, written for commodity traders. Hardback - gray cloth with gilt in original dustjacket. 1955, Second edition, revised. Illustrated with b & w photographs. Book Condition : Good; Interior is clean and bright with no markings, no creases and no tears. A little light staining to bottom book edge. Cover has a very light partial cup ring to front and light edge wear. Hinges are intact and binding is tight. Dustjacket Condition : Fair; DJ has some soiling and staining, partial cup ring on front, discoloring to spine and scuffing. Edges have wear, chipping and a couple small tears. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Quantity Available: 1. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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18 Lancaster at Work: Business in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania Various
Lancaster PA Lancaster County Historical Society 2006 0974016233 / 9780974016238 Soft cover Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Historical photo essay with supporting text documenting labor and industry in Lancaster Pennsylvania. Sections detail Lancaster's famous agriculture (including tobacco), Women in the Workforce, Watt & Shand department store, Armstrong Industries, Mills, First Responders, and more. Book Condition : Near Fine; no text markings; very light edge wear to covers. 9" x 10" oblong. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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