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Federal Reserve Monetary Policy 1917-1933

By Wicker, Elmus R

New York: Random House, 1966. 221 pages. A scarce title. The book is clean. The jacket is price-clipped, spine-faded, with a few small chips to the spine at the head and along the fold.. First Edition.Light chipping to dj. Text Clean. 1st Printing. Cloth. Very Good+/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$37.50

The Emergence of Modern Business Enterprise in France, 1800-1930 (Harvard Studies in Business History)
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The Emergence of Modern Business Enterprise in France, 1800-1930 (Harvard Studies in Business History)

By Smith, Michael Stephen

Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2006. 575pp. The author explains how France left behind small-scale merchant capitalism for the large corporate enterprises that would eventually dominate its domestic economy. Clean like new. 1st Edition. Cloth. Near Fine/Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$97.50

The Studebaker Century: A National Heritage

By Hall, Asa E

U.S.A.: Motorbooks Intl/Dalton Watson, 1983. 192pp/illus. Details the history of the Studebaker car company. Clean. 1st Printing. Decorative Boards. Near Fine/No Jacket - Issued. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$145.50

Capital (3 Vol Set)

By Marx, Karl

Moscow, Russia: Progress Publishers, 1965. 3 Volume Set Translated from the third German edition by Samuel Moore and Edward Aveling and edited by Frederick Engels. First English edition published in Moscow. Vol. 1- 1st ed 1st pt- 1965- Very Good+ book, square tight no marks, 807 pages in Near Fine jacket. Vol. 2 - 1st ed 4th pt- 1967- Fine book, square tight no marks, 551 pages in very good+ white jacket with smalltears/chips. Vol. 3- 1st ed 3rd pt- 1966- Fine book, square tight no marks, 948 pages in Very Good + clean near fine white jacket. All books have previous owner name on ffep.. Cloth. Very Good+/Very Good+. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$750.00

The Frontier in Alaska and the Matanuska Colony

By Miller, Orlando W

New Haven, Connecticut, U.S.A.: Yale University Press, 1975. 329pp. Examines several case studies of transplanted midwestern farm families from the 1930's, dispelling many frontier myths and describing the reality of pioneering in Alaska. Small tears/chips on dj. Text clean.. 1st Edition. Cloth. Near Fine/Very Good+. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$79.50

Thorstein Veblen and His America

By DORFMAN, Joseph

New York: Viking, 1947. 556pp/frontis. Tight, clean with no marks.. Later Printing. Cloth. Very Good+/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$37.50

Flight to the Top: the Absorbing 60-Year Story of Northwest Airlines

By Ruble, Kenneth D

New York: K.D. Ruble/Viking Press , 1986. 271pp/illus w/end-paper maps, A history of Northwest Airlines. DJ has light edgewear/rubbing. Text clean.. 1st Edition. Cloth. Near Fine/Very Good+. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$47.50

Capitalism and Confrontation in Sumatra's Plantation Belt, 1870-1979

By Stoler, Ann Laura

Ann Arbor, MI: Univ of Michigan Press, 1995. 244pp/illus. a fascinating ethnographic history that analyzes how popular resistance actively molded both the form of colonialism and the social, economic, and political experience of the Javanese laboring communities on Sumatra's plantation borders."A well-crafted and expertly researched history . . . exhibits a brand of intellectual integrity that is rare in a work so critical and this makes it a major contribution to the literature of the impact of imperialism and capitalism on the traditional populations of the Third World." Clean. Trade Paperback. Near Fine/No Jacket - Wraps. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$39.50

Cartel Problems: An Analysis of Collective Monopolies in Europe with American Application

By Pribram, Karl

Washington, D. C: The Brookings Institution, 1935. 287pp. 1st ed DJ has fading on spine and light chipping. Text clean. 1st Edition. Cloth. Near Fine/Very Good+. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$47.50

Comstock Mining and Miners

By Lord, Eliot Introduction by David F. Myrick

Berkeley, CA: Howell-North, 1959. A reprint of the 1883 edition with appropriate illustrations added to augment the text. Contains [xxi] 451 printed pages of text with 117 unusual and rare monochrome illustrations and photographs throughout, three maps, one of which is a large claim map and kept in a pocket to the rear. Front dj flap separated and dj has wear. Text clean.. 1st Edition. Cloth. Very Good+/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$74.50

Administration of the Wartime Financial and Property Controls of the United States Government

By Foreign Funds Control United States

Washington, D. C: United States Treasury Department Foreign Funds Control , 1942. 53pp. english and 46pp spanish. hardcover. Light spot last two pages. Text otherwise clean.. 1st Edition. Cloth. Very Good+/No Jacket - Issued. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$74.50

German Big Business and the Rise of Hitler

By Turner, Henry Ashby Jr

New York: Oxford Univ Pr, 1985. 504pp. The author presents evidence from the major coporate archives of Weimar and Nazi Germany that corporate Germany did not, on the balance, support Hitler and his political program. Small crease near bottom cover of dj. Text clean. 1st Printing. Cloth. Very Good+/Very Good+. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$47.50

For Each, the Strength of All: A History of Banking in the State of New York

By Hubbard, J.T.W

New York, New York, U.S.A.: New York Univ Pr, 1995. 309pp/illus. Colored map of the state of New York (1796) on endpapers. Includes bibliographical references and index. Clean like new.. 1st Printing. Cloth. As New/As New. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$59.50

The Street

By Lindquist, Donald

New York: Dutton, 1979. 495pp. Inscribed by the author on ffeb. One of the best novels ever written about Wall Street, as timeless as any today, by a former official of the Exchange..he describes the worst scenario of investor's nightmares, a nosedive in stocks that is being exploited by a foe of the chairman of the Exchange who wants to ruin him, even if it means taking down everyone else. Light edgewear to dj. Has $12.95 price on dj. Text clean.. Inscribed by the Author. 1st Printing. Cloth. Near Fine/Very Good+. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$97.50

William Nelson Cromwell, 1854-1948: An American Pioneer in Corporation, Comparative & International Law

By Dean, Arthur H

New York: Private Printing, 1957. 237pp/illus. Small press run and scarce. DJ corners have small tears. Text clean.. 1st Printing. Cloth. Near Fine/Very Good+. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$47.50

The North West Company

By Davidson, Gordon Charles

Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 1918. 349pp. Octavo in original gilt lettered blue cloth with 5 folding maps (including frontispiece) from facsimiles with facsimile notes on verso of Map 4. Decorative bookplate inside front cover. Ph. D thesis in History at University of California, Berkeley, May 1916, of the North West Company by historian Charles Gordon Davidson (1884-1922). A standard work. The first and most comprehensive history of this short-lived Canadian fur trading enterprise of the late 18th and early 19th century. 19 appendices contain the documentary history of the company. Call number on spine/pocket in rear. Text unmarked and clean.. 1st Edition. Cloth. Very Good+/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Ex-Library.

$395.00

The Gold Ring: Jim Fisk, Jay Gould, And Black Friday, 1869

By Ackerman, Kenneth D

New York, New York, U.S.A.: Dodd Mead, 1988. 340pp., illus., 1st Printing. The nearly successful plot to corner the U.S. gold market by Jay Gould and Jim Fisk. The involvement of Boss Tweed and Tammany Hall. Small tear on back of dj. Text clean. 1st Printing. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good+. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$74.50

Blackwater: The Rise of the World's Most Powerful Mercenary Army
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Blackwater: The Rise of the World's Most Powerful Mercenary Army

By Scahill, Jeremy

New York: Nation Books, 2007. 452pp. Story of the world's most powerful mercenary firm. Based in the wilderness of North Carolina, it is the fastest-growing private army on the planet with forces capable of carrying out regime change throughout the world. Clean. Later Printing. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$87.50

The Works and Correspondence of David Ricardo: Volume 1, On the Principles of Political Economy and Taxation

By Sraffa, Piero (ed)

London, England: Cambridge University Press, 1966. 447pp. Light aging to dj. Text clean.. 1st Edition. Cloth. Very Good+/Very Good+. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$195.00

Business of Jews in Louisiana, 1840-1875

By Ashkenazi, Elliott

Tuscaloosa, AL: Univ of Alabama Pr, 1988. 219pp/illus. Inscribed by the author on the ffep. Contents: Louisiana & Its Jews; Jacob Lemann: Storekeeper to Sugar Baron; Country Stores & Cotton; Jews in New Orleans; Woodville, Mississippi: A Case Study in Fluidity; Conclusion; Appendices. Clean. Inscribed by the Author. 1st Edition. Cloth. Near Fine/Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$64.50

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