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Guaranteed to Last: L.L. Bean's Century of Outfitting America

by Gorman, Jim

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
2012
Condition
Very good. No dust jacket. Light front cover soiling.
Edition
First edition. 1st printing.
ISBN
9781595910707
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$7.00

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L.L. Bean / Melcher Media., 2012. First edition. 1st printing.. Hard cover. Very good. No dust jacket. Light front cover soiling.. 1 Cloth over boards: green and white. 224 p. Front L.L. Bean fabric tag. Cut-out rectangle to color art. Color and B&W Illustrations. Audience: General/trade. American Studies / Retail Business History / 100th Anniversary edition. Combining historical… Read more
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Thriving on Chaos; a Passion for Excellence; Two Complete Books

by Peters, Tom, And Austin, Nancy

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1995
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Very good. No dust jacket. A few bent corner pages. Clean. Uniform age-toning to paper.
ISBN
9780517148167
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$6.00

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New York / Avenel NJ: Wings Books / Random House Value Publishing, 1995. Hard cover. Very good. No dust jacket. A few bent corner pages. Clean. Uniform age-toning to paper.. 0 Yellow cloth & black paper over boards; blue spine titles. Business; American industrial management, marketing. Leadership approach introduced in the 1980s.
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People of Peace at War; Pepperell Fabrics

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1943
Condition
Good. No dust jacket. Minor edge wear, scuffing. Light foxing, soiling. Tightly bound. Vibrant photography.
Edition
Printer: William E Rudge's Sons.
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$14.00

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Boston MA.: Pepperell Manufacturing Company., 1943. Printer: William E Rudge's Sons.. Hard cover. Good. No dust jacket. Minor edge wear, scuffing. Light foxing, soiling. Tightly bound. Vibrant photography.. 1 88 p. Red cloth spine over boards w/ black titles. B&W photos on paper titles. Stitched binding. 9x12in. American Studies, World War II era; Fabric history; Wartime industry. Fabric… Read more
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The Fords: an American Epic

by Collier, Peter, And Horowitz, David

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1987
Condition
Very good in good dust jacket.
Edition
First edition. 1st printing.
ISBN
9780671540937
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$12.00

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Summit Books, 1987. First edition. 1st printing.. Hard cover. Very good in good dust jacket.. 0 Cloth & Paper over boards. B&W photo section. Three generations of an American dynasty playing out the drama of fathers and sons against the industrial backdrop of the automotive industry they helped build. Complete with a different view of the Ford-Iacocca feud… Read more
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The Quick and the Dead: Brian Mulroney, Big Business, and the Seduction of Canada

by McQuaig, Linda

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1991
Condition
Very good in very good dust jacket.
Edition
First edition. 1st printing.
ISBN
9780670833054
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$8.00

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Toronto: New York.: Viking / Penguin Books Canada., 1991. First edition. 1st printing.. Hard cover. Very good in very good dust jacket.. 1 Silver & black textured paper over boards. 258 p.; 24 cm. Index. Greed and ambition in the highest places, and what they have done to the fate of a nation, Canada. Globalization, writes journalist McQuaig,… Read more
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Conspiracy of Fools: A True Story

by Eichenwald, Kurt

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
2005
Condition
Fine in fine dust jacket. Minor shelf wear.
Edition
First edition. 1st printing
ISBN
9780767911788
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$11.00

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Broadway Books., 2005. First edition. 1st printing. Hard cover. Fine in fine dust jacket. Minor shelf wear.. 1 Sewn binding. Paper over boards. 768 p. Subtitle: "Behind thick corporate walls, in the shadows of Wall Street, along the corridors of political power, a scandal is brewing..." The Enron Corporation financial implosion and management scandal in 2001 is here… Read more
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Ventures & Adventures: The Memoirs of a Vermont Businessman

by Howland, John

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1999
Condition
Fine in good dust jacket. Sun-fade and minor edge wear to DJ.
Edition
First edition. Presumed 1st printing, unstated.
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$17.00

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West Windsor (Brownsville) VT: Vermont Historical Narratives, 1999. First edition. Presumed 1st printing, unstated.. Hard cover. Fine in good dust jacket. Sun-fade and minor edge wear to DJ.. 1 265 p. Includes illustrations. Red cloth covered boards, gold stamped spine and front titles. Brown end papers. B&W photos inside, and on jacket. 7.75x10.5in. Autobiography centered on how John… Read more
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A New Milestone in Encyclopedia Craftsmanship: World Book Encyclopedia (Sales Prospectus, 1958)

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Published
1958
Condition
Very good. No dust jacket as issued. Minor end paper foxing at back. A customer with small teeth has sampled 1-inch sections at
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$25.00

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Field Enterprises Educational Corporation, 1958. Hard cover. Very good. No dust jacket as issued. Minor end paper foxing at back. A customer with small teeth has sampled 1-inch sections at top spine and top rear each, or some other purposeful light damage.. 1 518 p. Includes: illustrations, diagrams, maps. Leather like maroon covers, 3-pin binding, showing a sample… Read more
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Men and Volts at War; The Story of General Electric in World War II

by Miller, John A., and Wilson, Charles E. (Foreword by)

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Published
1947
Condition
Fine. No dust jacket. Printed label inside cover: "Presented by General Electric Company".
Edition
2nd printing.
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$39.00

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New York / London.: Whittlesey House, McGraw-Hill Book Company., 1947. 2nd printing.. Hard cover. Fine. No dust jacket. Printed label inside cover: "Presented by General Electric Company".. 1 Light gold linen cloth over boards. Brown gold-trimmed title boxes, spine and front. xi, 272 p. 23 cm. B&W Photos, Portraits, Plates. Company History during America's response to World War… Read more
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Martha Matilda Harper and the American Dream: How One Woman Changed the Face of Modern Business (Writing American Women series)

by Plitt, Jane, and Kolmerton, Carol A (Series Edited by)

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
2000
Condition
Fine in fine dust jacket. Signed by author. Author title page inscription to Kathy. DJ protected by clear cover.
Edition
First edition. 1st printing.
ISBN
9780815606383
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$28.00

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Syracuse University Press, 2000. First edition. 1st printing.. Hard cover. Fine in fine dust jacket. Signed by author. Author title page inscription to Kathy. DJ protected by clear cover.. 1 Tan cloth over boards. 224 p. B&W photos throughout. Audience: General/trade. Biography: Harper pioneered the idea of a public hairdressing salon based on health-conscious precepts, and set up… Read more
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Quete et Conquete du Temps: Omega 120e Anniversaire

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Published
N.D.
Condition
Very good. Light surface wear to plastic jacket.
Edition
120th Anniversary.
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$115.00

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Suisse.: Omega., N.D.. 120th Anniversary.. Trade paperback. Very good. Light surface wear to plastic jacket.. 1 95 p. Includes: illustrations, diagrams. Color illustrated covers, covered by thick clear plastic "jacket". 9x8.75in. Colorfully illustrated pages: color and B&W photos, Pen&Ink art, spot color graphics. History of timepieces and humanity's inventiveness as society's developed. Omega, the company, has played a… Read more
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Hammer

by Hammer, Armand, And Lyndon, Neil

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1987
Condition
Very good in good dust jacket. DJ has shelf wear.
Edition
11th printing.
ISBN
9780399132759
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$5.00

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New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1987. 11th printing.. Hard cover. Very good in good dust jacket. DJ has shelf wear.. 0 Blue Cloth & White Paper over boards. Gold spine titles. 544 p. Biography: A private citizen who distinguished himself in public service, b. 1898, Lower East Side, NY. He was not the baking soda king. He… Read more
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Carnation: The First 75 Years, 1899-1974

by Weaver, John D

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Published
1974
Condition
Very good in very good dust jacket. Edge wear to jacket. Rear of jacket has small round stain, less than half-inch, and small su
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Los Angeles.: The Carnation Company / Anderson, Ritchie & Simon, printers., 1974. Hard cover. Very good in very good dust jacket. Edge wear to jacket. Rear of jacket has small round stain, less than half-inch, and small surface dents.. 1 Durable tan linen over boards: decorated w/ bold red carnations icon and 'Carnation' company name, subtitles in black.… Read more
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Educational Leaflets, Revised 1908

by Dexter, George T (Second Vice-President Introduction by)

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Published
1908
Condition
Very good. Signed by previous owner. Minor cover and edge blemishing. Page-block routine soiling. Light Age-toning. Very good qu
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No. 2008-5M-11-12, lower left back page.
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$25.00

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New York.: The Mutual Life Insurance Company of New York., 1908. No. 2008-5M-11-12, lower left back page.. Full leather. Very good. Signed by previous owner. Minor cover and edge blemishing. Page-block routine soiling. Light Age-toning. Very good quality materials.. 1 129 p. Red leather over lightly flexible hardcover boards. Gold stamped front titles. 19cm. Index: p. i-xii. Charts.… Read more
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Economics: A Tool for Critically Understanding Society (Sixth Edition)

by Riddell, Tom, and Shackelford, Jean, and Stamos, Steve, and Schneider, Geoffrey, and Cooper, Bill (Contributions by)

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
2002
Condition
Good. No dust jacket as issued. Signed by previous owner. Ink notes inside cover, 4 lines. Rumpled half-title page at top.
Edition
2nd printing, 6th editon.
ISBN
9780201704167
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$5.00

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Addison Wesley Publishing Company., 2002. 2nd printing, 6th editon.. Trade paperback. Good. No dust jacket as issued. Signed by previous owner. Ink notes inside cover, 4 lines. Rumpled half-title page at top.. 1 Trade paperback (US). Glued binding. 592 p. 6.25x9 in. Glossary. Index. Audience: Textbook needy. Textbook illustrated with graphs, charts, B&W photos. Authors at university level,… Read more
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The New Renaissance: Computers & the Next Level of Civilization

by Robertson, Douglas S

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1998
Condition
Fine in very good dust jacket. Minor shelfwear to DJ.
Edition
First edition. 1st printing.
ISBN
9780195121896
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$16.00

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Oxford University Press., 1998. First edition. 1st printing.. Hard cover. Fine in very good dust jacket. Minor shelfwear to DJ.. 1 Cloth & Paper over boards. 224 p. Author writes of the explosion in information provided by the computer invention with the historical perspective of language, writing, and printing. Bookseller's question: So, how does this late 20th century… Read more
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History of Printing in America

by Thomas, Isaiah, And Rh Value Publishing

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1988
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Fine in fine dust jacket.
ISBN
9780517172025
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$12.00

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Gramercy Books, 1988. Hard cover. Fine in fine dust jacket.. 0 Sewn binding. Cloth over boards. 650 p. Audience: General/trade.
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The American Take-Over of Britain

by McMillan, James, And Harris, Bernard

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1968
Condition
Very good in very good dust jacket.
Edition
1st American edition. 1st printing.
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$7.25

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New York.: Hart Publishing Company., 1968. 1st American edition. 1st printing.. Hard cover. Very good in very good dust jacket.. 1 Blue cloth over boards. Gold stamped spine titles. 252 p. 22 cm. World economics: During the 1960s, American companies were producing a tenth of all British manufactured goods, and these authors predicted that in a decade that… Read more
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The First Hundred Years, A History of the House of Dodd, Mead 1839-1939

by Dodd, Edward H, Jr.

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1939
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Good. No dust jacket. Interior very nice, minor flaws. Covers have exterior damp stain, spine and rear spine side.
Edition
First edition. Presumed first, no additional printings noted.
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$8.00

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New York.: Dodd, Mead & Company., 1939. First edition. Presumed first, no additional printings noted.. Hard cover. Good. No dust jacket. Interior very nice, minor flaws. Covers have exterior damp stain, spine and rear spine side.. 1 63 p. Navy cloth weave over boards; gold spine titles, gold company building art, stamped center front. Color paste-on frontispiece architectural… Read more
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Telephone Almanac 1938

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Published
1937
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Very good. No dust jacket as issued.
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$17.50

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American Telephone & Telegraph Company, 1937. Wraps. Very good. No dust jacket as issued.. 0 32 p. Includes: illustrations, diagrams. Unpaginated; Illustrated, pen&ink; blue ink on lt. blue paper covers; engraving style b&w inside; Astronomical, Bell System histor & info, Theodore M. Vail Memorial Fund, News, Switchboard history, Rebus;
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