Denmark Hill, Surrey: 1880. 1 page, 6.75 x 4.5 inches, Denmark Hill, Surrey, September 6, 1880, inviting the recipient to visit his estate, in full: "I enclose my card which if presented at the Lodge will secure you a walk through the grounds and erneries. I fear the beauty of the season is over but such as it is you are welcomed to see it." Two horizontal folds; very good condition. English inventor whose steel making process would become the...
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A review of Pittsburgh's matchless two hundred year history; the rise of economic democracy and industrial liberalism, and the great civic upsurge, in capitalism's key city. 320pp. small 8vo, cloth, d.w.; (d.w. slightly chipped, otherwise vg). New York: Comet Press Books, 1957.
New York: Columbia University Press, 1977. 8vo, brown cloth, d.w. lightly soiled. New York: Columbia University Press, 1977.
London: Heinemann, 1898. 88 full page mezzotints with tissue guards by Felix Schmidt and Anders Montan. Tall 4to, light green cloth, extremities rubbed. Ex-library copy with perforation on title page, faint inked numbers on spine and small label on inside rear cover. London: William Heinemann, 1898. A very good(-) copy.
Albany: 1831. Reports of Committees. On the Product and Manufacture of Iron and Steel. 32pp. (Bound with): Proceedings of a Convention of Iron Workers, Held at Albany, N. Y. , on the 12th day of Dec., 1849. 58, (2)pp. 8vo, modern red cloth, light foxing, a few pages slightly underlined in pencil. (New York) and Albany, 1831, 1849. First Editions.
New York: Harcourt Brace, 1920. By the Commission of Inquiry, the Interchurch World Movement. 8vo, blue cloth. New York: Harcourt Brace, 1920. vg.
London: Routledge, 1957. Numerous black & white illustrations. Tall 8vo, blue cloth, d.w. London: Routledge, (1957). First Edition. A fine copy in a chipped dust jacket.
1922. Exceptional heavy stock sepia matte finish photo measuring 12.5 x 9.5 inches. This shoulder-up image of the famed industrialist, photographed at Jollet studios, is inscribed: "To Cornelius Vanderbilt Jr. with sincere regards, C.M. Schwab, July 10th 1922." Mild erosion at the top corners (which remain intact) due to a previous framing. There is also a one-inch chip at the lower left-hand margin, with the piece having been reinserted like a jigsaw puzzle. It is far from the image and...
8vo, cloth, chipped d.w. Ohio St. UP, (1969).
B/w illus., 297pp., 8vo, black cloth, d.w.; (d.w. waterstained in back bottom corner). New York: Harper & Row, (1965). First Edition. Very good with a damaged d.w.