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1.

BORES & STROKES 13 BULLETINS

Very Good STAPLED WRAP 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. VOLUME 1 SEPTEMBER 1986 ISSUE, VOLUME 2 SPRING 1989, VOLUME 3 SUMMER 1990, VOLUME 4 SUMMER 1991, VOLUME 5 SUMMER 1992, VOLUMER 6 FALL 1993, VOLUME 6 1994, VOLUME 8 1996, VOLUME 9 1997, VOLUME 10 1998, VOLUME 11 2000, VOLUMES 13 AND 14 2002 AND 2003, VOLUME 15 2004

Appr.: | AUD 165.64 CAD 156.61 EUR 110.66 GBP 86.26 JPY 13,500.00 MXN 1,687.50 ZAR 1,500.00 

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2.

LESSONS IN SHOW CARD WRITING

Publisher: CARNATION MILK PRODUCTS COMPANY, 1924, U.S.A..
Very Good Soft cover 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. REPRINTED FROM THE ''THE CARNATION NEWS''40 PAGES WITH BLACK AND WHITE EXAMPLES OF ADVERTISEMENTS, LIGHT STAIN TO REAR WRAP

Appr.: | AUD 60.74 CAD 57.42 EUR 40.57 GBP 31.63 JPY 4,950.00 MXN 618.75 ZAR 550.00 

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HISTORY OF THE LIMA REFINERY

Publisher: ALLEN COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY, 1998, LIMA OHIO.
Very Good STAPLED BINDING 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 27 PAGE PAMPHLET, WITH SOME PHOTO ILLUSTRATIONS

Appr.: | AUD 55.10 CAD 52.10 EUR 36.81 GBP 28.70 JPY 4,491.00 MXN 561.38 ZAR 499.00 

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4.

THE IRON GATE OF JACK AND CHARLIES ''21''

Publisher: JACK KRIENDLER MEMORIAL FOUNDATION, 1950, NEW YORK.
Very Good Hardcover, First Edition 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall, 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. RED BOARDS, 222 PAGES WITH SOME COLOR PHOTO ILLUSTRATIONS

Appr.: | AUD 13.14 CAD 12.42 EUR 8.78 GBP 6.84 JPY 1,071.00 MXN 133.88 ZAR 119.00 

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5.

MISSION INN RIVERSIDE,CALIFORNIA

Publisher: ALBERTYPE PUBLICATION, BROOKLYN NEW YORK.
Very Good STRING BINDING OBLONG 8V0, OBLONG 8V0. STRING BOUND CARD STOCK WITH SEPIA PHOTO IMAGES TO TEXT

Appr.: | AUD 38.65 CAD 36.54 EUR 25.82 GBP 20.13 JPY 3,150.00 MXN 393.75 ZAR 350.00 

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6.

Bookstore Correspondence and Unique File Cards Kept By Ecentric Clerak Circa 1989 - 2000

Very Good 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall, 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. unique gathering of rare book store managers scribbles and notes from employment at a retail catalogue rare book store. multiple pocket sized spiral notebooks, note cards etc

Appr.: | AUD 414.11 CAD 391.53 EUR 276.64 GBP 215.65 JPY 33,750.00 MXN 4,218.75 ZAR 3,750.00 

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7.
Arnold, Robert R.; Hill, Harold C.; Nichols, Aylmer V.  
Introduction to Data Processing / 1966
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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons NY, 1966 second printing 1966 326 pages; photographs of equipment; Glossary, Index.
Good+ overall, shelfwear at corner tips and spine ends, hinges a bit wobbly but binding sound; pages clean except for approx. 20 pages with either pen underlining or yellow hiliter on a few paragraphs. Double-column text and many black and white photos of office equipment from data processing manufacturers of the day, including photos of sorting edge-notched cards with a needle; office worker at accounting machine with electronic computer characteristics; electronic bank posting machine; IBM 519 Document Originating machine; National Cash Register and Friden machines, Detacher-Sorter detaches continuous forms and sorts detached sheets by optical scanning process - Moore Business Forms; many moreContents includes -- Scope & Significance of Data Processing; History of Data Processing; Buisness Organization & Sources of Data; Manual Data Processing; Mechanical Data Processing; Punched Card Unit Records; Punched Card Machine Functions & Applications; IBM Punched Card Equipment; UNIVAC & NCR Punched Card Equipment; Electronic Data Processing Equipment; Electronic Data Processing System Programming; Programming Systems; Electronic Data Processing System Programming; Programming Systems; Electronic Data Processing System Programming; Programming Systems; Electronic Data Processing Operations; Integrated Data Processing; System Study & Design Additional pictures available

Appr.: | AUD 9.82 CAD 9.28 EUR 6.56 GBP 5.11 JPY 800.00 MXN 100.00 ZAR 88.89 

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8.
Association of Certified and Corporate Accountants / London  
4 volume set / Electronic Data Processing, A Certified Accountants Publication series
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Publisher: Association of Certified & Corporate Accountants London 1959 - 1962; 74 pages in 4 volumes; diagrams.
Very Good overall; 4 creamcolored cardstock softcovers, stapled bindings, some stray pencil or few neat red pen underlines in volume 1 & 4, prev. owner's name on front V1; bindings tight, pages clean, light cover wear, corner creases.

EDP / Titles below -- Electronic Data Processing I -- An Introduction to Electronic Computers; II - Management's Initial Considerations When Planning for a Computer; III -- The Planning and Installation of a Computer; IV -- Management Control and Auditing

Includes sections reviewing -- The electronic computer; basic units of a computer; Programming; The Management Appraisal - preliminary investigation work, the Data Processing Centre center; personnel problems; the Auditor's Approach; Considerations by Senior Management, financial implications of using a computer, information to Staff; Establishing the study group; Work of the study group - training, visits to existing installation, study of equipment, information required from manufacturers, liaison with existing users and manufacturers, approach to outside trade organisations and international bodies; management's decisions, etc;S

Selection of Equipment, submission & examination of proposals, final choice; Location & Installation; selection & training of staff; planning and development; Programming and programme testing; control features; appreciation talks to management and staff; trial runs and stand-by arrangements; more; the Problems of Management controls; financial and accounting controls; forecasting, budgeting and commercial applications; auditing problems; more



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9.
Author Unknown  
A Golden Adventure: the First Fifty Years of Ultramar

Publisher: Hurtwood London, 1985.
Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket, Hardcover. ISBN: 0903696355 In DJ; Blue cl. Illus (color & B&W photos, maps, map eps) . Index. History of British oil company; 4to; 287 pages

Appr.: | AUD 6.99 CAD 6.61 EUR 4.67 GBP 3.64 JPY 570.00 MXN 71.25 ZAR 63.33 

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10.
Baptie, Sue with Norman Gish, Douglas Evans, Nancy Legue et al  
First Growth: The Story of British Columbia Forest Products Limited

Publisher: Vancouver: British Columbia Forest Products Limited, 1975.
ISBN: 0888940953 Paper bound, edition not stated, large 4to, illustrated, 286pp includes chronology of important dates at back. Covers lightly creased else very good. 830 grams. All books in stock and available for immediate shipment from Winnipeg, Manitoba.

Appr.: | AUD 13.25 CAD 12.53 EUR 8.85 GBP 6.90 JPY 1,080.00 MXN 135.00 ZAR 120.00 

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11.
Barnet, Richard J. & Ronald E. Müller  
Global Reach: The Power of the Multinational Corporation

Publisher: New York: Simon & Schuster, 1974..
First Edition. 24 X 16½ cm. Fine/Near Fine. Black cloth, foil titles on spine, blue endpapers, 508 pp, notes, index. DJ browning slightly, crease to front flap; in Brodart archival cover. From the DJ: "Global Reach describes how a few hundred corporations--bigger and more powerful than most nations--have come to dominate the world economy.. The authors explain the crucial role global corporations are playing in the present world economic crises and why the dramatic changes they are bringing about are making it difficult for nations to protect themselves from depression." Shipping weight 3 lbs.

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12.
Barnum, Frederick O. III.  
His Master's Voice in America: Ninety Years of Communications Pioneering and Progress: Victor Talking Machine Company; Radio Corporation of America; General Electric Company.

Publisher: Camden NJ: General Electric Co, 1991..
First Edition Quarto, about 11 inches tall, in red cloth stamped in gilt with a pastedown illustration of Nipper on the cover. 385 pages plus bibliography. A wonderful illustrated history of the communications giant that started as the Victor Talking Machine Company, then RCA and GE. Inside is clean, bright and sound. It was produced for employees generally, but with first rate production values. Uncommon. The covers show the most minimal extremity wear and the pastedown illustration is a little rubbed. Clean, bright and sound inside. Hardcover Hardcover Near Fine

Appr.: | AUD 460.12 CAD 435.03 EUR 307.38 GBP 239.62 JPY 37,500.00 MXN 4,687.50 ZAR 4,166.67 

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13.
Bashe, Charles; Johnson, Lyle; Palmer, John; Pugh, Emerson; MIT Series in the History of Computing  
IBM's Early Computers
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Publisher: MIT Press, Cambridge MA 1986, stated Third Printing 1989; ISBN 0262022257; 716 pages, photographs, Index, extensive Note.
Very Good hardcover in Very Good dustjacket and clear jacket protector, jacket shows some wear at edges and corners; binding is sound, pages clean and unmarked

Third in the MIT Series in the History of Computing, describes the technical experiences of IBM from the beginning of the computer era, including the challenges that IBM's research & development laboratories faced, the technological paths they chose, and how those choices affected the company & the computer industry from initial experiments with electronics in digital machines to the threshold of the System/360 era.

PUNCHED CARDS & PLUGWIRES - the Hollerith era; IBM punched-card machine development; steps toward fully automatic digital calculation;

ELECTRONIC CALCULATION - Flip-flops & counters; the electronic multiplier; the SSEC a super calculator; the Type 604, an electronic workhorse; the Card-Programmed Electronic Calculator;

A MACHINE FOR ORDINARY BUSINESSES - the choice of drum storage; the drum-augmented 604; the influence of mathematical computation; the Magnetic Drum Calculator; the squeeze on resources; the president's decision;

THE TAPE PROCESSING MACHINE - the CRT memory project; the Data Processing Machine; TPM engineering; a time for waiting;

FIRST-GENERATION IBM COMPUTERS - the need for fast computers; planning for the Defense Calculator; engineering considerations; the Type 701 computer; the Type 650 Magnetic Drum Calculator; the Type 702 Electronic Data Processing Machine; later vacuum tube computers;

MAGNETIC TAPE - magnetic tape studies in IBM; magnetic recording in Poughkeepsie; Tape-handling devices; the need for better tape; first-generation tape machines; more & faster; excursions from the beaten path; FERRITE-CORE MEMORIES - getting started in cores; Project SAGE; commercial memories; pushing the limits; fabrication; patents & innovations;

DISK STORAGE - a separate group; the source recording project; disk-array feasibility & early development; record addressing & RAMAC; slider developmt in San Jose; IBM's first slider product; Collateral storage developmt; the removable disk pack;

PROGRAMMING - the subroutine library; two IBM assembly programs; the Speedcoding language & interpreter; the FORTRAN language & compiler; programming as a marketing aid; SHARE a user organization; IBM's organization for programming Early experience with operating systems; a proliferation of machine types & programs; a conference on programming;

TRANSISTORS - the first transistors at IBM; entering the solid-state era; point-contact to juntion transistors; drift transistors; current-switch circuits; devel & manufactring; Standard Modular System;

PROJECT STRETCH 'we must take a giant step'; Project Stretch formulation; system planning; logical design & engineering; the Type 7090, first Stretch-technology pr

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14.
Boccardo, Jerónimo. Benito, Lorenzo, translator.  
Historia del Comercio de la Industria y de la Economía Política...

Publisher: La España Moderna, Madrid [193-?]. Biblioteca de Jurisprudencia, Filosofía e Historia.
para uso especialmente de los institutos técnicos y de las escuelas superiores de comercio. Por el profesor Jerónimo Boccardo Senador. Traducción y notas de Lorenzo Benito... 606, [2] p., charts, bibliographies; 22 cm. Bound in blue cloth; shaken, spine faded, pages darkened, lacks all before title-page; good. stock#41766.

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15.
Bodenhorn, Howard.  
A History of Banking in Antebellum America. Financial Markets and Economic Development in an Era of Nation Building.

Publisher: Cambridge University Press, 2000.
xxi, 255 p. 'This history focuses on the credit-generating function of American banks. It demonstrates that banks aggressively promoted development.' Stock#101227. Vg/no dj.

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16.
Brewers Association of Canada  
Brewing in Canada

Publisher: Ottawa: Brewers Assoc. of Canada, 1965,.
Hard bound, extensively illustrated with colour graphs, 142pp. Very good/--, without dust jacket. All books in stock and available for immediate shipment from Winnipeg, Manitoba.

Appr.: | AUD 13.80 CAD 13.05 EUR 9.22 GBP 7.19 JPY 1,125.00 MXN 140.63 ZAR 125.00 

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17.
Brooks, John.  
TELEPHONE: The First Hundred Years.

Publisher: Harper & Row [New York]. (1976). Book Club edition..
369pp. Tall 8vo. Medium brown cloth with gilt-lettered spine. Tan endpapers with brown flecking. Frontispiece & 32 other plates with 65 b/w photo illustrations. Notes & index. Fine (No defects)/ DJ (1' tear in the middle of the left side of the spine repaired on the outside with a 1 1/2' x 7/8' area of cellotape reaching about halfway across the spine with the remainder on the back cover o/w Very Good, i.e. shows signs of careful use with no significant defects). ISBN 0060105402.

Appr.: | AUD 2.45 CAD 2.32 EUR 1.64 GBP 1.28 JPY 200.00 MXN 25.00 ZAR 22.22 

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18.
BRUCE SCOTT AND BILL CRAWFORD  
CEREALIZING AMERICA

Very Good Very Good Hardcover 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. THE UNSWEETENED STORY OF AMERICAN BREAKFAST FOOD/FABER AND FABER, BOSTON[1995]1ST, KEPT IN MYLAR/IT WILL ENGROSS ANYONE INTERESTED IN POPULAR CULTURE, BUSINESS, OR ADVERTISING AND CEREAL LOVERS THE WORLD OVER

Appr.: | AUD 38.54 CAD 36.44 EUR 25.75 GBP 20.07 JPY 3,141.00 MXN 392.63 ZAR 349.00 

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19.
Burns, Arthur Robert  
The Decline of Competition: A Study of the Evolution of American Industry

Publisher: New York: McGraw-Hill, 1936.
Hard bound, first edition, green cloth, illustrated with tables, graphs and a few maps, 619pp includes bibliography and index. Previous owner name stamps to side and top edges else tight and clean - a very good or better copy. Over one kilogram unpacked -- extra shipping charge applies outside Canada! All books in stock and available for immediate shipment from Winnipeg, Manitoba.

Appr.: | AUD 16.56 CAD 15.66 EUR 11.07 GBP 8.63 JPY 1,350.00 MXN 168.75 ZAR 150.00 

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20.
Burrows, Hermann.  
A History of the Rag Trade.

Publisher: London: McClaren & Sons, Ltd., 1956..
First Edition Wide octavo in red cloth stamped in black. 93 pages. To some extent, a self-aggrandizing work by the later generation owner of a successful company in the trade, but also a good exposition of political and economic history of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. This is the "rag" trade, not a slang term for the clothing industry. Laid in are five postcards showing the Burrows factory complex. Covers with bumped corners and a moderately faded spine. Considerable glue transfer toning to the endpapers, but the book is otherwise clean, bright and sound. No dustjacket. Hardcover Hardcover Very Good-

Appr.: | AUD 92.02 CAD 87.01 EUR 61.48 GBP 47.92 JPY 7,500.00 MXN 937.50 ZAR 833.33 

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21.
Capparell, Stephanie  
The Real Pepsi Challenge: How One Pioneering Company Broke Color Barriers in 1940s American Business
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Publisher: NY, Free Press / Wall Street Journal Book, c2007.
xvii, 349 p., [16] p. of plates, illus.; 24 cm. Describes the achievements of one dozen pioneering African-American Pepsi Cola businessmen who increased the company's post-World War II profits by effectively tapping African-American markets. ISBN (10): 0743265718. Stock#47412. Vg / dj vg.

Appr.: | AUD 12.27 CAD 11.60 EUR 8.20 GBP 6.39 JPY 1,000.00 MXN 125.00 ZAR 111.11 

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22.
Carlson, John  
A Heritage Unique: This History of The National Association of Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors
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Publisher: national Association of Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors, 1972 Washington, DC.
Book. Book condition: Very Good. No Jacket. Hardcover 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall This is an interesting and well written history of this trade association, from its founding in 1883 to the present (1972). viii + 188 pages. Book is in VERY GOOD condition. No dust jacket.

Appr.: | AUD 18.40 CAD 17.40 EUR 12.30 GBP 9.58 JPY 1,500.00 MXN 187.50 ZAR 166.67 

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23.
Carr, Charles  
ALCOA An American Enterprise

Publisher: Rinehart & Company New York 1952.
First Edition Hardcover Very Good- with no dust jacket; Edgewear. Exlibrary with markings. ; Ex-Library; 292 pages

Appr.: | AUD 12.27 CAD 11.60 EUR 8.20 GBP 6.39 JPY 1,000.00 MXN 125.00 ZAR 111.11 

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24.
Chamberlain, John Illustrator: Illustrated by Black and White Photos  
ENTERPRISING AMERICANS A Business History of the United States

Publisher: Harper & Row New York NY 1963.
Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Front cover has some paper stuck to it, spine faded; 282 pages

Appr.: | AUD 9.82 CAD 9.28 EUR 6.56 GBP 5.11 JPY 800.00 MXN 100.00 ZAR 88.89 

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25.
Collier, Peter & David Horowitz  
The Fords: An American Epic

Publisher: N.Y., Summit, 1987..
496 p., index, 88 photos, 24 cm. A history of four generations of Henry Ford's family and of the automotive company that bears the family name. Stock #28,798. VG/ dj vg.. History, biography.

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26.
Conley, Phil [Philip Mallory Conley].  
HISTORY OF THE WEST VIRGINIA COAL INDUSTRY.
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Publisher: Educational Foundation, Inc. [Charleston, WV]. 1960. (1960)..
1st edition. 311pp. 8vo. Textured black vinyl over boards with turquoise-lettered front cover & spine. Very faint spotting on covers, foxing on textblock o/w Near Fine, i.e. minimal signs of careful use with no significant defects.

Appr.: | AUD 42.94 CAD 40.60 EUR 28.69 GBP 22.36 JPY 3,500.00 MXN 437.50 ZAR 388.89 

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27.
Conn, Charles Paul.  
THE POSSIBLE DREAM: A Candid Look At Amway.

Publisher: Fleming H. Revell Co. [Old Tappan, NJ]. 1977. (1977)..
1st edition. 174pp. Tall 8vo. 1/4 black cloth & dark gray tweed cloth with gilt-lettered spine. Black endpapers. 16 b/w plates with 26 photo-illustrations. Previous owner's signature on short-title page o/w As New (Pristine)/ DJ (1/8' edge tear on the bottom of the front, 1/4' tear in the upper left corner of the back cover o/w Very Good, i.e. shows signs of careful use with no significant defects). ISBN 0800708571.

Appr.: | AUD 2.45 CAD 2.32 EUR 1.64 GBP 1.28 JPY 200.00 MXN 25.00 ZAR 22.22 

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28.
Cortada, James W.  
Information Technology as Business History - issues in the history and management of computers
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Publisher: Greenwood Press, CT, 1996; 263 pages, index.
Very Good or better condition, appears unread, dark blue hardcover titles in black on cover and spine; small bump/ding at lower front and rear covers. The binding is secure and sound, the pages are clean, unmarked

Includes, The Industry's Structure -- an Introduction to the History of the Information Processing Industry; Patterns in Office Equipment technology and business practices;

The Applications for Computers -- the case for studying the history of How Computers were Used; Commercial APplications of the Digital Computer in American Corporations, 1945 - 1995;

The Management of Information Processing -- issues to be studied in the history of information processing management; Information - the Corporate Asset; Evolution of information Processing management, 1945 - 1995; Bibliographic Essay; index

Birth of the Modern Computer, 1939 - 1955 -- The period from 1939 to the mid-1950s marked the birth of the modern electronic digital computer and the wide acceptance of analog computing devices. WIth the arrival of commercially viable computers by the mid-1950s, the computer industry was born, witnessing the arrival of yet another information handling technology into an industry that was by then about 75 years old. Prior to the mid-1950s, computers were not mass produced; they were one-of-a-kind devices, many constructed for government and military agencies... (from the General Introduction to Computing History)



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29.
Davis, John H.  
The Guggenheims (1848-1988) An American Epic

Publisher: N.Y., Shapolsky, 1988..
512 p. illus. 24 cm. "The only thing they did better than making money was giving it away." Includes support of rocket research when the federal government had no interest. Stock #28,799. Vg/ dj vg.

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30.
Dearden, John  
Computers in Business Management, 1966
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Publisher: Dow Jones-Irwin, Illinois, 1966, stated first printing; 300 pages, index, diagrams, some photographs.
Very Good gray cloth and dark blue pebbled cloth hardcover, title in gilt on spine, blocked in red; in Good+ light green illustrated dustjacket -- jacket with illus. of punched card and computer tapes in background. Light rubberstamps of corporate institution inside covers, with gluestains on rear pastedown. Jacket with some edgewear and chipping. Binding is sound and secure, pages clean, unmarked

Designed to give the business manager of the 1960's an understanding of the computer and the management problems the computer has created. Begins by explaining about punched card equipment, computer characteristics, and programming. The second part of the book deals with specific management problems. The third part concerns computer-dependent mathematical techniques. And the last chapter is on the future impact of computers, from the 1960s perspective.Includes sections on information retrieval; data processing, simulation, automation, etc.

Appr.: | AUD 9.82 CAD 9.28 EUR 6.56 GBP 5.11 JPY 800.00 MXN 100.00 ZAR 88.89 

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31.
Du Pont Illustrator: Illustrated by Black and White Photos  
DU PONT The Autobiography of an American Enterprise

Publisher: Scribner's New York NY 1952.
First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; DJ is worn at edges; The story of E. I. Du Pont de Nemours & Co. Published in commemoration of the 150th anniversary.

Appr.: | AUD 14.72 CAD 13.92 EUR 9.84 GBP 7.67 JPY 1,200.00 MXN 150.00 ZAR 133.33 

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32.
Dutton, William S.  
Du Pont: One Hundred and Forty Years
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Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1949 New York.
Book. Book condition: Very Good. No Jacket. Hardcover 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall "This is a story of men and goods, of peace and war, of vision and venture. It is the biography of tens of thousands - named and unnamed, famous and obscure - whose efforts and identities are merged in the record and character of a company unique in American industrial history. In 1802, Eleuthere Irenee du Pont de Nemours, refugee from a French dictatorship, established near Wilmington, Delaware, a factory for the manufacture of gunpowder. THe latter was more than a necessity in the United States of 1802. It was a means to life and to the national growth..Today, the du Pont name is attached to thousands of chemical products, many ow which are wholly new to man or nature, and which collectively are effecting a revolution more significant to mankind and its future than any ever promoted by drums and gunpowder. From such common materials as coal, water, air, limestone, salt, vegetable oils, cotton and wood, the Du Pont laboratories are synthesizing the building blocks of a new industrial age.." x + 403 pages with index. Book is in VERY GOOD condition. No dust jacket.

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33.
Dyer, Davis & David B. Sicilia.  
LABORS OF A MODERN HERCULES: Evolution Of A Chemical Company.

Publisher: Harvard Business School Press [Boston]. 1990. (1990)..
1st edition, 1st printing. 528pp. + colophon. Tall 8vo. Black cloth with gilt-lettered spine. 42 b/w photo plates. Glossary (Technical Terms), Note On Sources, Index & Appendices (Oral History Interviews, Directors of Hercules 1912-1990). A history of the Hercules Chemical Co. As New (Pristine)/ DJ (Fine, i.e. no defects). NOTE: This book will require extra postage for Priority Mail shipping. 0875842275.

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34.
Dyer, Davis and Daneil Gross  
The Generations of Corning: The Life and Times of a Global Corporation

Publisher: Oxford University Press NY, 2001.
Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket. First Printing, Hardcover. ISBN: 0195140958 In VG+ pc DJ; White spine/white boards. B&W photos. Notes, index. History of glass manufacturer; 8vo; xx + 507 pages

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35.
Dyer, Davis and Daneil Gross  
The Generations of Corning: the Life and Times of a Global Corporation

Publisher: Oxford University Press NY, 2001.
Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket. First Printing, Hardcover. ISBN: 0195140958 In pc DJ; White spine/white boards. Xx + 507 pp. B&W photos. Notes, index. History of glass manufacturer; 8vo; xx + 507 pages

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36.
Edwards, Richard H. Jr.  
TALES OF THE OBSERVER.

Publisher: Jordan Marsh Co. [Boston]. No date. (1950)..
116pp. 8vo. Blue cloth with gilt-lettered front cover & spine. An informal history of the Jordan Marsh stores 1851 - 1951 written by a former Vice President for Sales, Promotion & Publicity. Very Good, i.e. signs of careful use with no significant defects. No Glassine wrapper.

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37.
Edwards, Richard H., 1901  
Tales of the Observer / by Richard H. Edwards.

Publisher: Boston, Jordan Marsh Co. [1950].
[8], 116 p. : illus. ; 21.5 cm. On spine: "Jordan Marsh Centennial, 1851-1951." A history of the Boston department store told in an informal, PR, manner. Stock# 43,360. Vg / no dj.

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38.
Electronic Engineering Association and Office Appliance and Business Equipment Trade Association  
BUSINESS COMPUTER SYMPOSIUM december 1958 / papers British Electronic Computer Exhibition
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Publisher: Sir Isaac Pitman & Sons, London 1959, first edition; 846 pages, Index, some illustrations.
Good blue decorated hardcover in Good freen and white dustjacket & clear protective cover; jacket missing 2 inch piece top of spine end, chipping & rubbing overall; boards with corners bumped but only slight wear, hinges weak but binding sound, pages clean & unmarked although toned with age

'The first British Electronic Computer Exhibition, jointly organized by the Electronic Engineering Association and the Office Appliance and Business Equipment Trade Association, was presented at Olympia, London from 28 November to 4 December, 1958. Concurrently with the Exhibition a Business Computer Symposium was held on 1st, 2nd and 3rd December, at which 23 papers were submitted by pioneers of automatic data processing systems. This book contains those papers and records the ensuing discussions' (from the jacket flap) 'The computer as we know it is a recent development. Ten years ago it was, in the words of the Early of Halsbury, 'little more than a gleam in the eye of a few pioneers' and even today its use in business and industry is in an infant stage... The papers cover every kind of computer in every kind of business and from every aspect...' (from the flap). CONTENTS -- Computers - Retrospect and Prospect (Earl of Halbury); Payroll & Production Applications (NC Pollock The Computer as an Aid to Production Management (JW Grant); British Computing Services (derek Wragge Morley); Large Scale File Maintenance (DG Pedder); The Planning of Tubing Manufacture using an IBM 650 Computer (RG Hitchcock); Public Utility Accounting (G Sherlock); Electronic-Data Processing in the Nationalized Industries (Dudley W Hooper); Inventory Control, Accounting and Payroll (A Bradley); Production Control by Buying Computer Time (RB Baggett); Accounting for Farmers' Sugar Beet Production (JP Lawler); Electronics for Banking (L Temple); A Case Study in the Application of an EMIDEC Electronic Data-Processing System (DA Greensmith); The Practical Application of a Small Commercial User (DL Rowlands); Techniques for Analysis of a Family Expenditure Survey on a Computer (MA Wright); A Review of Automatic Data-Processing in Government Departments, May 1958 (JHH Merriman); Electronic Computers, a Practical Application (JF Body); The Application of Linear Programming to the Design of Animal Feeding stuffs (Muir); Integrating the Procedures of an Insurance Office (Schang); The Approach to EDP of a Large User (Furniss); Analysis of Sales Statistics (C A Wilkes); Electronic Data-Processing (Brockbank); Wages Accounting (Sargent); Computers and Operational Research (D G Owen); IndexAdditional pictures available

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39.
Engelbrecht, H. C., Ph. D. & F. C. Hanighen  
Merchants of Death: A Study of the International Armaments Industry

Publisher: New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1934..
First Edition. 21 X 14½ cm. VG-/No dj. Sage green ribbed cloth with black titles on front board & spine, top edge dyed green, pict. endpapers, xi, 308 pp, 8 ff photo plates, notes, bibliography, index. Boards smudged & water-spotted, bookplate on front paste-down, edge wear, edge of one leaf creased. A pacifist history of arms makers and sellers from the 18th century (with a brief mention of earlier times) to 1933. Shipping weight 2 lbs.

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40.
Eskew, Garnett Laidlaw  
Salt, the Fifth Element: the Story of a Basic American Industry

Publisher: Chicago J. G. Ferguson and Assoc. 1948.
First printing. Octavo, Full cloth, B&w photographs, prints, xvi, 239 pages. Condition: Fine in a Near Fine Dust Jacket. Jacket in Mylar protector.
     An interesting chronicle of salt making in the United States and some men who made fortunes at it. Much information on Joy Morton and the Morton Salt Company, the "little girl with the big umbrella, " the Kanawha Valley, Great Salt Lake, and much more. Blue cloth with silver foil stamped spine and upper board lettering. Contemporary owner name and date (1948) penned on front free endpaper. Jacket has a few tiny edge chips and light rubs. Americana

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41.
Flannagan, Roy C.  
The Story of Lucky Strike.

Publisher: [1938].
[4], 94 p., photos. A folksy, down-home account, from beginning to end, of the manufacture of 'the greatest solace of a troubled world.' Printed in brown; brown paper covers embossed '1939 New York World's Fair'; paper front cover label, a bit soiled; good+. Stock#20684.

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42.
Flower, Milton E.  
ONE HUNDRED YEARS CARLISLE DEPOSIT BANK and TRUST COMPANY.

Publisher: Carlisle Deposit Bank & Trust Co. [Carlisle, PA]. 1946..
47pp. Tall 8vo. 1/4 blue leatherette & cream boards with a photo-illustration of the bank in an impressed square. Frontispiece sketch of the bank in b/w, 7 plates on coated paper with 13 photo-illustrations of successive presidents & other officers, then current bank directors & employees, & interior views of the bank. 5 b/w cuts & 4 facsimiles of bank checks. A history of the bank (now defunct) from 1846 to 1946. A previous owner's signature on the front endpaper, gutter of the back hinge has a puncture, back cover has two bumps on the bottom edge o/w Very Good, i.e. signs of careful use with no significant defects.

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43.
Foster, Peter  
From Rigs to Riches: The Story of Bow Valley Industries Ltd.

Publisher: Calgary: Bow Valley Industries, 1985,.
Hard bound, 1st edition, New condition in dust jacket, 203pp inc. index. Fine in fine dust jacket.

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44.
Freiberger, Paul and Michael Swain  
Fire in the Valley - the making of the personal computer; updated edition 2000
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Publisher: Osborne/McGraw-Hill, 1984, isbn 0881341215, 288 pages, black and white photographs, index.
Very Good, large thick softcover, slight edgewear, binding is secure and tight, pages clean, unmarked. A nice copy of this

In January 1975, Popular Electronics magazine published a cover story on the Altair, an odd metal box with switches and blinking lights that proved to be the progenitor of today's personal computer. Inspired by possibilities that the leaders of the electronics and mainframe computer industries couldn't see, unlikely entrepreneurs -- hippies, dropouts, phone phreaks, and electronics hobbyists -- seized the opportunity... This updated edition features interviews with the major players, new chapters, dozens of new photos, and updates throughout, that carry the story forward into the Internet era... (from the rear cover)

NOTE that this is the later expanded edition published in 2000, which is about 3 times the thickness of the original edition

Includes, The voyage to Altair, miracle makers, Homebrew, software factor, retailing the revolution, big companies, and MORE mb9



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45.
GARRETT GARET  
THE WILD WHEEL

Publisher: PANTHEON, 1952, NEW YORK.
Very Good Very Good- Hardcover 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. CHIPPED AND EDGEWORN DUST JACKET

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46.
GERSTLEY JAMES M.  
BORAX YEARS 1933 1961 SOME RECOLLECTIONS

Publisher: LOS ANGELES: UNITED STATES BORAX COMPANY, 1979.
Near Fine Near Fine Hardcover, 1ST. EDITION 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. ONE OF 100 AUTOGRAPHED COPIES

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47.
Gibb, D. E. W.  
Lloyd's of London: A Study in Individualism

Publisher: Lloyd's of London, 1978 reprint..
387pp. illus. blue cloth tall 8vo: Fine in a Very Good dj. A history of Lloyd's from 1688, originally published in 1957 The author was engaged in Lloyd's business for 65 years.

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48.
Gibb, George Sweet, 1916-1989  
The Whitesmiths of Taunton: A History of Reed & Barton, 1824-1943
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Publisher: Cambridge, Harvard University Press, 1943.
xxxiii, 419 p., illus.; 22 cm. Series: Harvard Studies in Business History 8. "Business history of a firm that manufactured Britannia ware, plated silver, and finally sterling silverware." Larson 857. "Notes and references" pp. [383]-402. Very Good, no dust jacket. Stock#43426x.

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49.
Grabbe, Eugene M, editor  
Automation in Business and Industry
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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons NY 1957, 611 pages, index, diagrams, photographs.
Very Good, gray cloth hardcover with black title and red illustration on front cover and sine; in Good gray dustjacket lettered in yellow and white. Jacket with edgewear and chipping along top and bottom. BInding is sound and secure, pages are clean and unmarked

Includes, Reflections on Automation (historical developments, systems engineering, social implications etc); Automation in Buisness and Industry - state of technology 1950s; etc; The Language of Automation; glossary of terminoolgy, computers simulators trainers; data-processing and tabulating equipment etc;Fundamentals of Automation; Feedback Control Systems, with examples of automation in industry; Basic Concepts of Industrial Instrumentation and COntrol; Analog ComputersDigital COmputersData Processing - semiautomation by punched cards; transition to automation through large computers; the first large automatic digital computer; automatic computation by electronics -- the ENIAC; business and scientific computer requirements; examples of coding for data processing; input output, tape strategy etc; Analog-to-Digital Conversion units - number of channels, readout etc; Input-Output Equipment; Applicatoins of Electronic Data-processing machines, the growth of office automation; Automatic Control of Flight; Automatic Production of Electronic Equipment; Process Control in the petroleum and chemical industries; Analog COmputers in industrial Control Systems; Digital control of macihne tools; Manufacturing Automation; Economics of Plant Automation; The Future of Automation - military electronics; automation in business and industyr, operations research, moreContributors include Simon Ramo; John W Mauchly; Cuthbert C Hurd; more

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50.
Graham, Margaret B. W. and Alec T. Shuldiner  
Corning and the Craft of Innovation

Publisher: Oxford University Press NY, 2001.
Fine in Fine dust jacket. First Printing, Hardcover. ISBN: 0195140974 In DJ; Red cl spine/yellow boards. B&W photos. Notes, index. History of glass manufacturer; 8vo; xvi + 505 pages

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51.
Groner, Alex  
The American Heritage History of American Business & Industry

Publisher: New York: American Heritage Publishing Co., Inc., 1972..
28½ X 22 cm. VG/No dj. Black cloth, blind-stamped eagle on front board, gilt titles on spine, 384 pp, numerous illustrations, bibliography, index. Spine slightly faded, boards a bit warped. Introduction by Nobel Prize winning economist Paul A. Samuelson. American business from Jamestown (1607) to 1972. Title page faces an aerial photograph of the twin towers of the World Trade Center under construction. Fits in medium flat-rate box. Shipping weight 4 lbs.

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52.
GUERIN DANIEL  
FASCISM AND BIG BUISNESS

Publisher: PIONEER PUBLISHERS, 1939, NEW YORK.
Very Good Hardcover 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. CREAM LINEN BOARDS, LIGHTLY SUNNEDSPINE WITH LIGHT NICK, AGE TONED TEXT, 339 PAGES

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53.
Haberman, Alan L.  
Twenty-Five Years Behind Bars: The Proceedings of the Twenty-fifth Anniversary of the U.P.C. at the Smithsonian Institution, September 30, 1999 (Wertheim Publications in Industrial Relations).

Publisher: Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Wertheim Publications Committee, 2001..
ISBN: 9780674006577 1st edition, 1st printing. 159 pp. Fine book (no markings) / Fine dust jacket. A clean, fresh copy. Hardcover

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54.
Harvard Business Review; Salerno, editor  
Catching Up with the Computer Revolution, Harvard Business Review Executive Book series
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Publisher: HBR, Wiley NY 1983 first edition; 531 pages, index, some illustrations.
Good+ to very good overall, large thick dark blue hardcover titled in gilt; rubbing and some edgewear, front hinge a bit weak, thumbed pages. The binding is sound and pages unmarked

Anthology of papers includes, Management in the 1980's -- a view from 1958 (Leavitt and Whisler); Managing the Crisis in Data Processing (Nolan); more;

The Information Archipelago -- Maps and Bridges (McKenney and McFarlan); Computer Data Bases, the Future is Now (Nolan); more

Personal Privacy versus the Corporate Culture (Goldstein and Nolan); Embezzler's Guide to the computer (Allen); more

Understanding distributed data processing (Buchanan and Linowes); New Promise of Computer Graphics (Takeuchi and Schmidt); New Worlds of Computer-mediated Work (Zuboff); more
The CEO Goes on-line (Rockart and Treacy); more



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55.
Hatch, Alden  
AMERICAN EXPRESS A Century of Service, 1850-1950
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Publisher: Doubleday Garden City , NY 1950.
First Edition Hardcover Very Good- in Good+ dust jacket; Exlibrary with markings. DJ is worn and torn at edges. DJ has hole in spine. ; Ex-Library; B&W Photographs; 287 pages

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56.
Hedges, James B. (Blaine) 1894-1965, and Jeannette D. Black, 1909-1983  
Disaster in the South Seas: The Wreck of the Brigantine Eliza and the subsequent Adventures of Captain Corey

Publisher: Salem MA, Atlantic Neptune, 1963.
[233]-254 p.2 illus., 25.5 cm. The sad adventures of Capt. Ebenezer H. Corey who sailed on the Eliza belonging to the Providence trading firm of Brown and Ives and dogged by basd luck, died in 1810. Stock #29,034. Vg/ offprint

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57.
Hedges, James B. (Blaine), 1894-1965  
The Browns of Providence Plantations Colonial Years
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Publisher: Cambridge, Harvard University Press, 1952.
xviii, 379 p., illus.; 24.5 cm. "The Brown family is almost unique in American business history in its continuity and in the variety of enterprises in which it has participated. Its development has touched upon the major trends in America's political and social evolution." Stock#46858. Good, but extensive underlining, gift inscription & bookplate / no dj.

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58.
Heimann, Eduard.  
History of Economic Doctrines. An Introduction to Economic Theory.

Publisher: NY: Oxford University Press, 1959..
Eighth printing. No dj. 263+ pp. Minor foxing, o/w VG. Hard Cover. ISBN: economic history

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59.
HOGE CECIL C.  
THE FIRST HUNDRED YEARS ARE THE TOUGHEST

Publisher: TEN SPEED PRESS BERKELEY,CALIF.[1988].
Very Good PLUS Soft cover 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall, 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. AMERICANA ECONOMICS BUSINNESS HISTORY

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60.
Holbrook, Stewart H  
The Age of the Moguls

Publisher: Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Company, Inc, 1954..
24 X 16 cm. G+/G+. Blue cloth, series title gilt-stamped on front board, x, 373 pp, 8 ff photo plates, bibliography, index. DJ slightly chipped, tide marks along bottom of dj are matched by faint marks on boards and first and last few leaves, head and tail of spine lightly rubbed, 2 leaves dog-eared, 1 small stain on p. 65. Tight and clean except as noted. DJ in Brodart cover. Part of the Mainstream of America Series. How America's early millionaires made their money, from New York fur trader and real estate tycoon John Jacob Astor to William Randolph Hearst. From secondary sources. Shipping weight 3 lbs.

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61.
HORNER F. CHARLES  
THE LIFE OF JAMES REDPATH AND THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE MODERN LYCEUM

Publisher: BARSE AND HOPKINS, 1926, NEW YORK.
Very Good - Hardcover, First Edition 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. STAINING TO GUTTER OF TEXT, LIGHT SUNNEING TO PAPER LABEL ON SPINE, GREEN BOARDS, LONG GIFT INSCRIPTION ON FRONT END PAPER

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62.
Hudson, Kenneth  
The History of English China Clays: Fifty Years of Pioneering and Growth

Publisher: Newton Abbot, UK: David & Charles, [1969].
189pp. illus. hardback 8vo: Fine in a near Very Good dj [very small ink price on ffep; else F] A company history from 1919. Folding map tipped to rear pastedown.

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63.
Hugh-Jones, E M  
Automation in Theory and Practice, a course of Lectures organized in Oxford
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Publisher: Basil Blackwell, Oxford 1956, first edition; 140 pages, Index.
Very Good small blue hardcover in Very Good red and tan dustjacket illustrated with a redbrick wall and title across it as graffiti. Light shelfwear, binding is sound and secure, pages clean'Automation, along with atomic energy, is the main technological development thought likely to transform the industrial future of this country...' (from the jacket flap)Includes -- The Scientific Basis (Macmillan); Automation in Engineering Production (Woollard); The Trade Union Approach to Automation (Nicholas); Administrative Applications of Automation (Spencer); Social Applications of Automation (Aryle); Automation today 1956 (Hugh-Jones)Appendices include Typical work of an Adminstrative office; Simplified Description of a Computer. Also includes a Further Reading List annotating a few pages of books and trade journals then of interest in the field

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64.
Hughes, J.R.T.  
Fluctuations in Trade, Industry and Finance: A Study of British Economic Development 1850-1860

Publisher: Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1960.
Hard bound in red cloth, first edition, illustrated with tabls and graphs, 344pp includes appendices and index. Ex-library copy. Minor wear to extremities. Few scattered red marks to text early on else very good/-- (no dust jacket). 650 grams. All books in stock and available for immediate shipment from Winnipeg, Manitoba.

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65.
IBM Data Processing Division  
Principles of Programming, 1961 IBM Personal Study Program, 12 booklets complete
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Publisher: IBM NY 1961; 6x9, stapled softcovers, orange cardstock covers with black & orange titles.
Approximately 334 pages in 12 stapled booklets. all Very Good or better, clean, sound & tight bindings & pages, slight corner curls to some & edgewear at spine ends to some

Booklets illustrated with diagrams, flowcharts, some photographs of old equipment. Individual titles include -- The Nature of Data Processing; Introduction to Computing Equipment; Coding Fundamentals; Symbolic Programming; Branching; Address Modification and Loops; Miscellaneous Operations; Magnetic Tape Operations; Random Access File Storage; Planning and Installing a Computer Application; Additional Programming Methods; Contents, Reference Data and Index

Each lesson goes into some detail, last section contains answers to selected exercises, a glossary of terms, a bibliography, cumulative index for the whole set of 12. Particularly of interest is the IBM 1401 Instructions with symbolic programming system mnemonics; autocoder operation codes, card and computer character codes, instruction timing data, machine configuration assumed in text, etc. mb4



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66.
Imperial Chemical Industries, London.  
Endeavour. A quarterly review

Publisher: London, Imperial Chemical Industries, 1942-1976.
designed to record the progress of the sciences in the service of mankind, Vol. I no. 1 (Jan.), 2 (April), 3 (July), 4 (Oct. 1942), II: 5 (Jan. 1943); nos. 21-24 (1947); 45 (Jan. 1953) - 62 (April 1967); 64-66; 68-72, 74, 76, 77, 79, 80, 83-100, 102, 104, 105, 108, 109, 111, 112, 114-125 (Vol. XXXV, May 1976). London, Imperial Chemical Industries. Printed paper wraps. 77 issues.

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67.
Institution of Production Engineers  
Automatic Production -- Change and Control, report of a conference held at Harrogate, 1957
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Publisher: Instit. of Production Engineers, London, June 1957; 252 pages, double-column text, photographs.
Good overall, large format journal-type magazine, some cover wear and rubbing, some fraying and small taped areas along spine; institutional library rubberstamp on lower front cover and lower corner page 1; stapled binding is sound and secure, pages clean though toned a bit with age

Proceedings of a conference concerned with automation, as the 1950s were coming to a close. Includes papers such as,The Administration of Modern Production (Lord Halsbury); The Effect of Automation on Management organisational principles and practices (Lillian Gilbreth);Computer-Assisted Production Control (WJ KEase) includes punched cards, photographs of pre-wired plugboard entering the machine, the electronic data processing department photograph, much more;Machine Tools of the Future (Denis Player and W K Temple) includes photographs of Spacematic jig boring and milling machine, BTH control desk with hand setting dials and automatic card reader, etc;What New Skills will the Future Demand (CB Gibbs)Control and Communication - a management concept of Cybernetics (Joan Woodward) -- in which she references Stafford Beer's paper of that name, and gives her own paper a subtitle, The Effect of Cybernetics and Advanced Technology upon our Concept of Management;Product Design for Automated Production (DL Johnston); The Challenge of the Dip.Tech. ('Automatic Production -- what an exciting possibility, and how convenient to produce goods without the difficult and embarrassing presence of workers! This line of argument was long ago rejected by all serious people, and if traces of it remain it is only because we, the executives of industry, have neglected fully to demonstrate that people will e an even more essential part of tormorrow's production...' (from the first paragraph)Data Processing systems as an Aid to Management (N D Hill) -- 'During the last few years, tremendous interest has be excited throughout the world by the possibility of using electronic data processing systems for carrying out clerical work in the office more quickly and with a smaller clerical labour force than with existing methods...'The Analysis of Industrial Behaviour (R W Revans); The Cost of Automation (FT Hunter); Simplification and Standardisation for Automation (EG Brisch and RS Geoghegan); The Control of Quality in Automatic Production (John Loxham); Bread -- a study in progressive automation development in breadmaking and automated bakery; Boats, automated factory (CG James); Beer, automation (GW Barton); more



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68.
Jaski, Tom  
Electronics in Business Machines -- a new study of the operation and functioning of Data-Processing Machines in industri
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Publisher: A S Barnes NY 1963; 309 pages, Index, appendices, over 150 photographs and circuit diagrams.
Very good overall, orange cloth hardcover in white illustrated dustjacket; cloth on spine sunned, some discoloration of orange fading to yellow in spots on front cover. Jacket bright and clean with slight shelfwear. In clear acetate glassine jacket protector. Binding is tight and square, pages clean and unmarked'We are all familiar with the punched cards that seem to have entered into nearly every aspect of our daily business and personal lives... this is a book about the remarkable machines that sccomplish this task of sifting data... the mountains of information about the millions of daily transactions that weave the web of business and industry in the 20th century... Focusing primarily on the actual functioning of these machines... with over 150 photographs and circuit diagrams accompanying the text...' (from the dustjacket flaps)Contents -- The beginning of it all; Arithmetic and Common Languages of Business Machines and Computers; Digital Calculating Electronics; Machine Logic and Computing Circuits; Information Storage; Input, output,and character recognition; Machines and their functions; Data Transmission systems; Computers -- large and small; Analog Computers; Miscellaneous electronics in business. Includes glossary and index. Includes fullpage and halfpage black and white photographs of plug-in tubes; card punch keyboard; card verifier; IBM 65 Data transceiver; Burroughs Datafile memory; much more Additional pictures available

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69.
John Morrell Co. , Illustrated by: Colored frontis and B&W text Images  
The Fruits of 100 Years 1827 to 1927
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Publisher: John Morrell & Co. Otumwa Iowa 1927.
Dark green cloth hardcover debossed with gold decorations and titles. 28 self-congratulatory pages on the centennial of the Morrell dynasty of meat packers. Information on various factory sites such as Liverpool, London Canada, Chicago, and Otumwa. Mentions "enlightened" company benefits and policies.Clean and solid, a little edgewear and slight forward cant. COLLECTIBLE 5122 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Plus Condition 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Collectible

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70.
Jostens, Inc.  
Memories of a Lifetime Jostens 1897-1997

Publisher: Winston-Salem, N.C., Jostens, 1997.
124 p. illus., 31 cm. "From its small beginning as Otto Josten's jewelry and watch repair business in Owatonna, Minnesota" to a large producer of scholastic jewelry, yearbook, graduation products, and such, this is an impressionistic album, like a school year book: stronger on suggestion than analysis. Stock# 32,158. Fine/ dj fine.

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71.
Keane, Frank  
The New Gold Rush: Canadian Gold Companies; The Mines, The Men, The Dreams (vol.1)

Publisher: Munich: Joh. Roth sel., n.d.,.
hard bound, volume 1 only, illustrated, 418pp inc. index. As new in Very good dust jacket.

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72.
Keane, Frank  
Canadian Gold Companies: The Mines, the Men, the Dreams (vol. 1)

Publisher: Munich: Joh. Roth, n.d. (1990?).
Hard bound, illustrated, 417pp inc. index, Very good+ in chipped dust jacket.

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73.
Kelly, Daniel T. with Chauvenet, Beatrice and intro by Horgan, Paul, Illustrated by: Photos  
The Buffalo Head : a Century of Mercantile Pioneering in the Southwest

Publisher: The Vergara Publishing Company Santa Fe, NM 1972.
xiv, 288 pp, dark green cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering, dj yel-black w/color illustrated front & back panels, map endpapers. The book focuses on the company Gross, Kelly and Company and provides the history of this southwestern company. It was a wholesale-retail mercantile firm. Its firm spread across nine states and Mexico, through groceries, dry goods, wool, hides, and pelts, cattle, sheep, lumbering or whatever was available at the time to deal in. First Edition Very Good- Hard Cover Very Good+ 8vo - over 8" - 9" Tall Octavo

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74.
Kinnane, Adrian  
DuPont: From the Banks of the Brandywine to Miracles of Science
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Publisher: E. I. DuPont de Nemours and Company, 2002 Wilmington, DE.
ISBN: 0801870593 Book. Book condition: Very Good. Very Good. Hardcover 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall "In 1802 E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company sprouted, like an acorn, close to the young oak of American life. In the early years DuPont explosives helped the new nation build canals and railroads, ports and harbors, and dams and mines. DuPont munitions also served national needs during time of war. The company's diversification into plastics, dyes and synthetic materials after 1900 matched new technologies to the needs of a complex, maturing society. DuPont's pioneering research yielded a host of new products like neoprene and nylon, and its service in the Manhattan Project in World War II helped bring that prolonged conflict to a decisive end. The post-war years brought sharp competition and high-stakes global challenges. DuPont restructured its business and research efforts, mining science for useful discoveries in diverse fields like energy, health, electronics, specialty fibers and biotechnology. Its international impact, reputation and market reach grew as well. And when science helped galvanize the environmental movement, DuPont led industries worldwide to a renewed sense of stewardship for the earth's resources. Today DuPont operates in more than 70 countries throughout the world, and its vision and impact are global. But it has held to a core of enduring values, a deep taproot drawing on the past to sustain the present and nurture the future. Harnessing fundamental discoveries in science to create value in world markets, DuPont people have transformed their company successfully for two centuries, making DuPont one of the most successful and sustained industrial enterprises in the world. Their story makes for exciting history, and this book tells how they did it." Very well illustrated in full color. 268 pages with index. Book is in VERY GOOD condition. Dust jacket is in VERY GOOD condition.

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75.
Klein, Alec.  
Stealing Time : Steve Case, Jerry Levin, and the

Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, c2003..
336 p. : illus., index, 24 cm. "In January 2000, America Online and Time Warner announced the largest merger in U.S. history, a deal that would create the biggest media company in the world. It was celebrated as the marriage of new media and old media, a potent combination of the nation's No. 1 Internet company and the country's leading entertainment giant, the owner of such internationally renowned brands as Warner Bros., HBO, CNN, and Time magazine. But only three years later, nearly all the top executives behind the merger had resigned, the company had lost tens of billions of dollars in market value, and the U.S. government had begun two investigations into its business dealings. How did the deal of the century become an epic disaster?" Stock# 42,538. Fine / dj fine.

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