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Keyhole - Inn-Sights: An Uninhibited Peek Into the Hotel World, Coffman, C. DeWitt and John Keasler
1 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 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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Birth of a Giant, Crabb, Richard
2 Birth of a Giant
Crabb, Richard
Chilton 1970 0801955076 / 9780801955075 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Signed
Stated first edition (second printing) in clean dust jacket, SIGNED by author Richard Crabb. Clean turquoise cloth boards with orange lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean. Decorated endpapers - signed by author on front free endpaper: "Richard Crabb." Illustrated throughout with photographs. 468 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, has small price clip at upper corner of front inside flap, wear and small closed tear at upper left spine corner, small closed tear at top edge of front flap fold. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The men and incidents that gave America the automobile, and how it changed history. 026566

Price: 30.00 USD
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Successful Men of To-day - and What They Say of Success, Based on facts and Opinions Gathered by Letters and Personal Interviews from Five Hundred Prominent Men, Crafts, Wilbur F.
3 Successful Men of To-day - and What They Say of Success, Based on facts and Opinions Gathered by Letters and Personal Interviews from Five Hundred Prominent Men
Crafts, Wilbur F.
New York / London Funk & Wagnalls Company 1905 Revised and Enlarged Edition Hardcover Fine no dust jacket 
Beautifully clean, unworn decorated American trade binding. Clean green cloth boards with stamped white lettering on cover and spine, green, white and light pink decoration on cover and spine with light pink line border on cover. No fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Frontispiece portraits of four men (Peter Cooper, Andrew Carnegie, William E. Dodge, John Wanamaker) with clean tissue guard. Additional portrait illustrations of highly successful people in American history. 297 pages with index. 027621

Price: 50.00 USD
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Pots Pans & Millions - A Study of Woman's Right to Be in Business; Her Proclivities and Capacity for Success, Cummings, Edith Mae
4 Pots Pans & Millions - A Study of Woman's Right to Be in Business; Her Proclivities and Capacity for Success
Cummings, Edith Mae
Washington DC National School of Business Science for Women 1929 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Jacket 
First Edition in original dust jacket. Clean brown cloth boards decorated with gold coins, pots and pans, gold lettering. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Small previous owner name neatly penned at top edge of front free endpaper. Frontispiece is photograph of the author. Illustrated with additional photographs. 376 pages. Clean dust jacket has several edge chips, short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality remvoable mylar cover. A ground-breaking book on women, their intelligence, right and ability to be highly successful in business. 027036

Price: 50.00 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 First 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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Anatomy of the Wine Trade - Abe's Sardines and Other Stories, Loftus, Simon
6 Anatomy of the Wine Trade - Abe's Sardines and Other Stories
Loftus, Simon
New York Harper & Row 1985 0060157852 / 9780060157852 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First U.S. Edition with full number line on copyright page, in clean dust jacket. Clean brown boards with burgundy cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound; pages are clean, with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. 179 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, price clipped at top corner of front inside flap. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A witty, lively look at the ancient and complicated business of selling wine. "His cleverly drawn portraits and amusing scenes will delight and entertain even those who drink Diet Coke with dinner." - Anthony Dias Blue 025865

Price: 20.00 USD
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A Random Walk Down Wall Street - The Time-Tested Strategy for Successful Investing, Malkiel, Burton G.
7 A Random Walk Down Wall Street - The Time-Tested Strategy for Successful Investing
Malkiel, Burton G.
New York W. W. Norton 2007 0393062457 / 9780393062458 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
First printing (full number line on copyright page) of the Revised edition (2007). Very clean book and dust jacket, as new condition. Maroon boards with black spine, bright gold lettering on spine. No fading or wear, binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 414 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 025914

Price: 15.00 USD
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Packaging Power, Margulies, Walter P.
8 Packaging Power
Margulies, Walter P.
Cleveland World Publishing 1970 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Printing in original unclipped dust jacket. Clean red boards with blind-stamped lettering on cover, white spine with red lettering. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean (slight yellowing to page edges). Clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with glossy black and white plates. 160 pages. Dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped; some age-toning. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A definitive book on packaging for the advertising and marketing professional. 025607

Price: 20.00 USD
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The Eatons: The Rise and Fall of Canada's Royal Family, McQueen, Rod
9 The Eatons: The Rise and Fall of Canada's Royal Family
McQueen, Rod
Toronto Stoddart 1998 0-7737-3120-2 / 9780773731202 First 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
10 The World is Mine
Rand, Clayton and Robert Smitley
New York Fleet Publishing Corp. 1958 First 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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The Safari Chronicles, Rick Butts
11 The Safari Chronicles
Rick Butts
Safari Gear 1998 0966098110 / 9780966098112 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket Signed
SIGNED first edition in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean unfaded green boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Inscribed and signed by author on front free endpaper: "To Mike - Golden Retrievers make the world go around! - Rick Butts." 201 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Desperate after losing his corporate job and family, Jim accepts the offer of a mysterious 150 year-old British group, the Safari Adventure Company. Leaving the corporate world behind, he meets a man who becomes his mentor and leads him on an odyssey into the deepest jungles of Africa. First book of the "The Safari Chronicles Trilogy" - an adventure in personal development. 026296

Price: 18.00 USD
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Men to Remember - How 100,000 Neighbors Made History, Ruble, Kenneth D.
12 Men to Remember - How 100,000 Neighbors Made History
Ruble, Kenneth D.
Chicago Lakeside Press 1947 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Jacket Lyle Justis, Illustrator 
First edition in dust jacket. Very clean blue cloth boards with gold illustration (horse and wagon) on cover, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers illustrated with maps; no names, writing or marks. 318 pages with bibliography. Illustrated with photographs, and drawings by Lyle Justis. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, has some wrinkling, small edge chips, small clear tape reinforcement at top of spine. Photo and bio of author on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A history of the farm cooperative movement in Minnesota and a vivid recording of the efforts of thousands of men and women, guided by people of vision, to solve their problems of production and marketing through cooperation. 026650

Price: 20.00 USD
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Reaching for the Stars: The Making of Constellation Brands, Sands, Richard and Rob
13 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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Plumes: Ostrich Feathers, Jews, and a Lost World of Global Commerce, Stein, Sarah Abrevaya
14 Plumes: Ostrich Feathers, Jews, and a Lost World of Global Commerce
Stein, Sarah Abrevaya
New Haven and London Yale University Press 2008 0300127367 / 9780300127362 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
Very clean first edition in unclipped dust jacket. Clean brown boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping ,fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright with clean map-illustrated endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated with black and white photographs. 244 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, unclipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A bold and original work of cultural and economic history, this book examines the thriving global trade in ostrich feathers from the "feather boom" of the 1880s to the economically devastating "feather bust" that coincided with the First World War. 027220

Price: 35.00 USD
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Through the Grapevine - The Real Story Behind America's $8 Billion Wine Industry, Stuller, Jay; Martin, Glen
15 Through the Grapevine - The Real Story Behind America's $8 Billion Wine Industry
Stuller, Jay; Martin, Glen
Harper Collins West 1994 0062585223 / 9780062585226 First Unknown Near Fine 
First Harper Collins paperback edition. Clean trade paperback, no fading, chipping or curling. Binding is tight, pages are clean. No previous owner markings. 378 pages with index. 026419

Price: 10.00 USD
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16 The Smoke Ring: Tobacco, Money & Multi-National Politics
Taylor, Peter
New York Pantheon 1984 0-394-53213-9 / 9780394532134 First 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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