New York: Harper, 1935. Photo Illus. xii, 483pp. 8vo, red cloth, front cover slightly bowed at top and bottom, corners lightly bumped, spine lightly sunned. New York; Harper & Brothers, 1935. "...the story of the immense financial and corporate expansion which took place in the United States between the depression of the eighteen-nineties and the crisis of the nineteen-thirties." Author's preface.
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New York: Harper, 1935. Photo Illus. xii, 483pp. 8vo, red cloth, light water streaks on front cover. New York; Harper & Brothers, 1935. First Edition. Seminal history of American Finance from 1900 through the Depression. Presentation copy, inscribed to his wife -"so patient with a husband submerged in documents....for nearly two years;' so encouraging at discouraging moments and....so generally satisfactory in fifty or sixty other respects."
New York: Babcock & Wilcox, 1931. Illustrated. 67 pages, thin 8vo, brown cloth with illustration on front cover; signature on title page. New York: Babcock & Wilcox, 1931. A very good copy.
New York: 1961. Two signed items: (1) a typed letter signed "B.M. Baruch" in blue ballpoint pen, August 22, 1961, 1 page on personal stationary, 5.75" x 6.75", sending appreciation and good wishes. Accompanied by a glossy 8" x 10" Conway Studios portrait signed on the dark image in blue fountain pen with poor contrast. American businessman and statesman, known during his career as a financier as the "Lone Wolf on Wall Street." He also served as an important defense and economic advisor to Presidents Wilson and Roosevelt.
New York: 1928. 1 page on his business letterhead, 10.5 x 7.25 inches, New York City, August 21, 1928. In this letter, Bernays offers a glowing recommendation for his former secretary, in part: "...She can take the most difficult kind of dictation and turns out quick clean copy. Her personality is so good that we suggested to her the possibility of exploiting it as a model and...in her spare time act as stenographer and typist...I think that you will profit...
New York: 1943. 1 page, 10.5 x 7 inches, Empire Theatre Building, New York City, February 2, 1943. Written to celebrated theatrical attorney L. Arnold Weissberger, in full: "Many thanks for your good wishes. They add immeasurably to my pleasure over the success of the show. We haven't hear (sic) from Mrs. Morse as yet, but are looking forward to meeting her. Hope that you passed your Radio Course with flying colors, as I'm sure you must have, and hope...
New York: Harper, 1949. Illustrated. xi + 518pp., 8vo, cloth, d.w.; dust wrapper price clipped, rubbed. New York: Harper & Brothers, (1949). A very good copy in a very good dust wrapper.
Princeton: Princeton University, 1942. Frontis. 105pp., thin 8vo, two-toned cloth; spine faded, minor edgewear; ownership signature front free endpaper. Princeton: Princeton University, 1942. A very good copy.
Illlustrated, 494pp. 8vo, cloth, d.w. N.Y.: Harper Collins, 1992. vg.
Boston: 1954. 2 pages, 11 x 8.5 inches, accompanied by the original envelope postmarked in Boston on July 12, 1954. Fantastic letter to Stu Hample, his future personal assistant, about a possible new joint business venture, in part: "Because people druther eat Druthers, thats what they're called. They are shaped like Vs not only because they contain vim, vitality, vigor, virility - but because they are Victorious over anything else to eat...Having set this up, arrange for a high pressure...
Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1987. With the Assistance of Rose C. Carosso. Illustrated. xvi + 888pp., thick 8vo, cloth, d.w.; dust wrapper edgeworn. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1987. First edition. A very good copy in a very good dust wrapper. Harvard Studies in Business History XXXVIII.
New York: 1953. 4 pages (with the inclusion of a rider), 16.25 x 8.5 inches -- a songwriter-publisher agreement from October 13, 1953, whereby Leon Carr and Hal David agree to allow Hometown Village Music to publish their composition "My Heart Goes" for 50 percent of all revenues collected. Additionally signed by Sidney Prosen, best remembered for discovering and recording Hank Williams and later Simon & Garfunkel. Horizontal folds; near fine condition. Carr and David were two of the most...
New York: McGraw-Hill, 1967. Illustrated. 424pp. 8vo, two-tone cloth, d.w. New York: McGraw-Hill Book Company, 1967.
New York: Macmillan, 1931. 12mo, black cloth, spine ends lightly worn. New York: Macmillan, 1931.
Boston: Harvard Business School Press, 1997. Illustrated. xxii + 225pp., 8vo, cloth, d.w. Boston: Harvard Business School Press, (1997). A very good (+) copy in a very good dust wrapper.
New York: Morrow, 1931. viii + 310pp., 8vo, black cloth; lightly rubbed. New York: William Morrow & Co., 1931. First edition. A very good copy.
London: W. H. Allen, 1978. Illustrated with black-and-white photographs. 287 pages, 8vo, burgundy cloth with a gilt-stamped spine, dust wrapper. London: W. H. Allen, (1978). Reprint. A near fine copy in a near fine dust wrapper. Inscribed by Hammer on the front free endpaper: "To Paul Holland Jr. with best wishes, Armand Hammer, Jan 27, 1983."
Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1993. Illustrated. xx + 344 pages, 8vo, black cloth, d.w. Princeton: Princeton University Press, (1993). A near fine copy in a near fine dust wrapper.
New York: 1946. Foreword by A.C.Moore. 369pp. 8vo, cloth, d.w. New York, (1946). A very good(+) copy in a very good dust wrapper.
60pp., 4to, cloth. Claremont, Ca.; n.p., n.d.
Wilmington, DE: 1953. 1 page, 10 x 8.5 inches, Wilmington, Delaware, December 29, 1953. Written to Dr. Gilbert Chinard, an authority on Franco-American relations, in full: "Many thanks for your kind attention in correcting my translation of the Du Pont de Nemours item concerning the science of medicine. I am returning the copy to you as I have others. You may show this copy to anyone interested. As the photograph was made of the original, I am certain that you...
South Carolina: 1917. 2 pages (front and back), 9.5 x 13.25 inches, The Piedmont and Northern Railroad Company $50,000 gold bond, Series A #AL 31, issued by the State of South Carolina, to Duke Farms Company, Somerville New Jersey, for Doris Duke under trust indenture, May 2, 1917, principle and interest payable in City of New York, Borough of Manhattan, signed "J.B. Duke." One cancellation hole far from his signature; near fine condition. American industrialist and robber baron best known...
New York: Macmillan, 1967. xiii + 365pp., 8vo, cloth, d.w.; small ink ownership stamp on front and rear free end-papers, dust wrapper lightly worn. New York: Macmillan, (1967) . First printing. A very good copy in a very good (-) dust wrapper.
London: Macbeth, 1921. Frontis. plus 30 illustrations. 50pp., thin 8vo, cloth-backed boards; pencil marginalia, foxed, cornes bumped. London: Privately Published for the Author by Donald Macbeth at the Historic House, (1921). A very good copy. One of 1000 copies.
New York: 1919. 1 page, 10.75 x 8.25 inches, New York, April 29, 1919. Written by the American industrialist and founder of United Steel to the editor of the "Brooklyn Eagle," in part: "Am enclosing herewith copy of address which I delivered before the Sixth National Foreign Trade Convention...concerning 'American Maritime Policy.' I thought that possibly you might be interested..." Natural folds; slight rust stains on the top margin. Very good(-) condition.