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1 The Wheaton Story 
Millville NJ Wheaton Glass Co. 1960 Hardcover Fair No Dust Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Oblong hardcover. Scarce 1960 company history/promotional piece for Wheaton Worldwide. "...a pictorial story of Wheaton, its history, the various types of manufacturing it conducts, its world-wide affiliations, and the people who have made it the world's largest manufacturer of pharmaceutical and cosmetic glassware." 85 pp, w/b&w photos throughout, color end papers. Book Condition : Good-; no text marks; noticeable musty smell; large stain to two pages towards the rear of the book; printing error has left one page slightly larger in dimension with crease at top. No Dust Jacket. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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2 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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The Story of Pye Wireless (50th Anniversary), Bussey, Gordon
3 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)
4 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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5 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: 12.50 USD
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6 Mining: Drainage The Classic Mine Technology Book from 1907 International Correspondence School
Periscope Film LLC 2008 1935327488 / 9781935327486 Soft cover Very Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Oversize softcover reprint of 1907 mining engineering text. 83 pp.w/ b&w figures and illustrations throughout. Includes test questions. Topics include surface and underground drainage, flat and inclined ore deposits, mine dams, draining aboandoned works, water hoisting, and more. Book Condition : Very Good; no text marks; light shelf wear along cover edges and corners; some rubbing. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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Investment: Principles and Analysis, Livermore, Shaw
7 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: The Investment Process; The Art of Analysis; Investment Programs; Social Control Over Investment. Blue cloth with black and gilt lettering on spine only, no DJ. 1940 2nd printing.599 pp. Book Condition : Good; no text marks, previous owner's name on front free endpaper; light toning to end papers; bumping to spine ends and cover corners; light scuffing to covers. No Dust Jacket. 
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
8 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 NY 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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9 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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10 The Economics of John Stuart Mill (Studies in Classical Political Economy) (2 Volume Set) Samuel Hollander
Toronto, Canada University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 1985 0802056717 / 9780802056719 1st Edition Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
2 Volume unmarked set. Vol. 1 Theory and Method; Vol. 2 Political Economy. "explores Mill's position in the development of classical economics, and shows how Mill's philosophical and social arguments informed his economic views. The emphasis is on economic theory and policy with special attention given to economic methodology and social philosophy." Book Conditions : Near Fine; no text marks; light bumping to bottom spine ends; two small marks inside front covers. Dust Jacket Conditions : Near Fine; very light shelf wear to edges; light rubbing. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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11 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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12 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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13 Building Superintendence (I.C.S. Reference Library No. 160) Various
Scranton PA International Text Book Co. 1909 Hardcover Good No Dust Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
International Correspondence School Volume 160 (1909) focused on building and contracting : Building Superintendence; Specification Writing; Specification-Writing Memoranda; Estimating and Calculating Quantities; Contracts; Permits. Book Condition : Good; no text marks; binding relaxed; wear to cover corners; mild rubbing to covers. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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14 The Profession of Salesmanship (I.C.S. Reference Library No. 238) Various
Scranton PA International Text Book Co. 1912 Hardcover Good No Dust Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
International Correspondence School Volume 238 (1912) focused on marketing : The Profession of Salesmanship; Methods of Marketing; Health and Appearance; Self-Study and Development; Study of the Customer; Successful Reasoning; Study of Goods or Service; The Conducting of Sales; Retail Salesmanship. Book Condition : Good; no text marks; light spotting to end papers; wear to cover corners; mild rubbing. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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