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Conquest of the Tropics - The Story of the Creative Enterprises conducted by the United Fruit Company, Adams, Frederick Upham
1 Conquest of the Tropics - The Story of the Creative Enterprises conducted by the United Fruit Company
Adams, Frederick Upham
Garden City, NY Doubleday, Page & Company 1914 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket 
First Edition. Green cloth boards with stamped gold lettering and blind-stamped decoration, clean unchipped color paste-on illustration on cover. Gold lettering and banana decoration on spine. Very light soiling. No fading or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with decorated endpapers (small ink-stamp of former owner at top edge of front free and fixed endpaper). Illustrated with black and white photographs, maps. 368 pages with index. 023392

Price: 35.00 USD
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Advertising in America: The First Two Hundred Years, Charles A. Goodrum; Dalrymple, Helen
2 Advertising in America: The First Two Hundred Years
Charles A. Goodrum; Dalrymple, Helen
New York Harry N Abrams 1990 0810911876 / 9780810911871 First Edition Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition in clean unworn dust jacket. Large book (approx. size 9-1/2" x 12"). Clean dark blue cloth boards with bright gold stamped lettering on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Lavishly illustrated (566 illustrations, including 204 plates in full color). 288 pages with index. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, no wear, in beautiful as new condition. 025312

Price: 25.00 USD
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Keyhole - Inn-Sights: An Uninhibited Peek Into the Hotel World, Coffman, C. DeWitt and John Keasler
3 Keyhole - Inn-Sights: An Uninhibited Peek Into the Hotel World
Coffman, C. DeWitt and John Keasler
Englewood Cliffs Prentice Hall 1972 0-13-514836-7 / 9780135148365 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Don Wright, Illustrator 
First Edition. Clean red cloth boards with metallic lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight, no cracking, very slightly cocked. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 207 pgs. with cartoons by Don Wright. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, has short closed edge tear at top front flap fold edge, slight fading to spine, not price clipped (later price mark entered in red ink next to publisher's). Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Hilarious insights gathered together in this uninhibited look at the hotel business written by a top industry spokesman and popular syndicated columnist. As the author puts it: "The inn is a home for strangers and strangers can get fairly strange." 8vo. Hotels. 016643

Price: 25.00 USD
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Philistines at the Hedgerow: Passion and Property in the Hamptons, Gaines, Steven
4 Philistines at the Hedgerow: Passion and Property in the Hamptons
Gaines, Steven
Boston Little Brown 1998 0-316-30941-9 / 9780316309417 First Edition, First Printing Hard Cover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Clean white boards with black lettering on spine. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 326 pgs. with index. Illustrated with photographs. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped, has very tiny surface scrape to front panel (smaller than a grain of rice). Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A spellbinding true chronicle of one of the most unusual communities in the world among the Hamptons, Long Island mansions and millionaires. 8vo. New York. 014835

Price: 15.00 USD
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Love is a 4 Legged Word, Leeds, Robert X.
5 Love is a 4 Legged Word
Leeds, Robert X.
Nevada Epic Publishing Co. 2001 0-9674025-2-2 / 9780967402529 Stated First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Edition. Clean unfaded black cloth boards with bright silver lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 286 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. The story of Robert Leed's quest to make pet boarding a more pleasant experience for pets by starting The American Pet Motel. 8vo. Dogs. 016595

Price: 10.00 USD
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The Eatons: The Rise and Fall of Canada's Royal Family, McQueen, Rod
6 The Eatons: The Rise and Fall of Canada's Royal Family
McQueen, Rod
Toronto Stoddart 1998 0-7737-3120-2 / 9780773731202 First Edition, First Printing Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
First Edition, with full number line on copyright page. Clean dark blue boards with bright gold lettering on spine. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers, with Eaton family tree on endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 320 pgs. Illustrated with photographs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Biography. 016473

Price: 20.00 USD
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The World is Mine, Rand, Clayton and Robert Smitley
7 The World is Mine
Rand, Clayton and Robert Smitley
New York Fleet Publishing Corp. 1958 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
First edition in original unclipped dust jacket. Clean black cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers (slightest hint of light foxing on endpapers). Previous owner name and date on lower corner of rear free endpaper. Last two blank pages have small corner clip at lower right corner. 380 pages with index. Dust jacket is not price clipped (4.95 on front inside flap), some rubbing, light edgewear and tiny closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. An absorbing history of moneymaking and speculation through the ages, from the Roman Panic of 33 A.D. to the present period of nuclear fear and world apprehension. 023611

Price: 20.00 USD
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Reaching for the Stars: The Making of Constellation Brands, Sands, Richard and Rob
8 Reaching for the Stars: The Making of Constellation Brands
Sands, Richard and Rob
Napa, California Val De Grace Books 2008 0981742505 / 9780981742502 Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
As new condition, very clean book and dust jacket. Size approx. 10" x 11". Clean blue cloth boards with a sprinkling of stamped silver stars, bright stamped silver lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean color-illustrated endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Beautifully illustrated with photographs. 277 pages + index. Clean dust jacket is unclipped, unchipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 024791

Price: 30.00 USD
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Top Up or Down? The Origin and Development of the Automobile and Truck Renting and Leasing Industry - 56 Years, 1916-1972, Saunders, Harris
9 Top Up or Down? The Origin and Development of the Automobile and Truck Renting and Leasing Industry - 56 Years, 1916-1972
Saunders, Harris
Birmingham, AL Harris Saunders Publisher 1972 First Edition (Signed) Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket Signed
Very clean dark green cloth boards with gold lettering on cover and spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Inscribed and SIGNED by author on front free endpaper: "For my good friend, Bill Warren - Harris Saunders, 1972". 306 pgs. with index. Illustrated with black & white photographs. Clean bright dustjacket has a few shallow edge chips and short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Business. 015087

Price: 20.00 USD
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10 The Smoke Ring: Tobacco, Money & Multi-National Politics
Taylor, Peter
New York Pantheon 1984 0-394-53213-9 / 9780394532134 Stated First American Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Clean white boards with dark blue cloth spine, silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 329 pgs. with index. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Tobacco. 014851

Price: 10.00 USD
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