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  • 26 ANNUAL OF ADVERTISING ART: Reproductions from The National Exhibition of Advertising and Editorial Art Shown in the Galleries of The Metropolitan Museum Oof Art in the Spring Nineteen Hundred Forty Seven By The Art Directors Club Of New York. by Art Directors Club of New York; Paul Smith, President.
    Art Directors Club of New York; Paul Smith, President.
    26 ANNUAL OF ADVERTISING ART: Reproductions from The National Exhibition of Advertising and Editorial Art Shown in the Galleries of The Metropolitan Museum Oof Art in the Spring Nineteen Hundred Forty Seven By The Art Directors Club Of New York.

    Edition: First edition.

    New York: Watson-Guptill / Art Directors Club of New , 1947. Hardcover first edition - Introduction by Edward L. Bernays. Includes work by Jacob Lawrence, Matthew Liebowitz, Ben Stahl, Thomas Benton, Jan Balet, Dong Kingman, Carol Blanchard Edward Weston, Walker Evans, Cecil Beaton, Grandma Moses, Andrew Wyeth and many others - most in black and white but some in full color. Small quarto, illustrated throughout, some in full color, most in black and white. Includes index of artists and of advertisers. 190 pp of the exhibits plus list of artists and 11 additional pages showing how the ads actually appeared in the magazine and full page ads for advertising agencies and others. 316 pp.

    Condition: Very near fine in cream cloth with brown lettering.

    Book ID: 79562
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  • FROM LIFEGUARD TO SUN KING: The Man Behind the Banana Boat Success Story. by Bell, Robert with Joe Carlin.
    Bell, Robert with Joe Carlin.
    FROM LIFEGUARD TO SUN KING: The Man Behind the Banana Boat Success Story.

    Edition: First printing.

    El Monte, CA: WBusiness Books / Academic Learning Company, (2008) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - An account of the life of Robert Bell, the founder of the Banana Boat sun care brand and one of America s most innovative entrepreneurs. Once a middle class kid with poor grades and a rebellious streak, Bell became the model of success. INSCRIBED on the front endpaper. Full color photographs, index. 118 pp plus 2 pp publisher's ads. ISBN: 978-0832950148.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket (a new copy.)

    Book ID: 66870
    Keywords: autobiography, Business
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  • TROUBLEMAKERS: Silicon Valley's Coming of Age. by Berlin, Leslie.
    Berlin, Leslie.
    TROUBLEMAKERS: Silicon Valley's Coming of Age.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Simon & Schuster, (2017) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A look at the people and stories behind "the birth of the Internet and the microprocessor, as well as Apple, Atari, Genentech, Xerox PARC, ROLM, ASK, and the iconic venture capital firms Sequoia Capital and Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers. In the space of only seven years and thirty-five miles, five major industriespersonal computing, video games, biotechnology, modern venture capital, and advanced semiconductor logicwere born.. . Featured among well-known Silicon Valley innovators like Steve Jobs, Regis McKenna, Larry Ellison, and Don Valentine are Mike Markkula, the underappreciated chairman of Apple who owned one-third of the company; Bob Taylor, who kick-started the Arpanet and masterminded the personal computer;…

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    New York: Simon & Schuster, (2017) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A look at the people and stories behind "the birth of the Internet and the microprocessor, as well as Apple, Atari, Genentech, Xerox PARC, ROLM, ASK, and the iconic venture capital firms Sequoia Capital and Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers. In the space of only seven years and thirty-five miles, five major industriespersonal computing, video games, biotechnology, modern venture capital, and advanced semiconductor logicwere born.. . Featured among well-known Silicon Valley innovators like Steve Jobs, Regis McKenna, Larry Ellison, and Don Valentine are Mike Markkula, the underappreciated chairman of Apple who owned one-third of the company; Bob Taylor, who kick-started the Arpanet and masterminded the personal computer; software entrepreneur Sandra Kurtzig, the first woman to take a technology company public; Bob Swanson, the cofounder of Genentech; Al Alcorn, the Atari engineer behind the first wildly successful video game; Fawn Alvarez, who rose from an assembler on a factory line to the executive suite; and Niels Reimers, the Stanford administrator who changed how university innovations reach the public. Together, these troublemakers rewrote the rules and invented the future." SIGNED and dated on the title page. Illustrated with photographs, both black and while and in color. Notes, index. xvi, 494 pp. ISBN: 978-1451651508.

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    Condition: Fine in a fine dust jacket (as new.)

    Book ID: 74072
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  • KNOW CAN DO! Put Your Know-How Into Action. by Blanchard, Ken; Meyer, Paul J; and Dick Ruhe.
    Blanchard, Ken; Meyer, Paul J; and Dick Ruhe.
    KNOW CAN DO! Put Your Know-How Into Action.

    Edition: First printing.

    San Francisco: Berrett-Koehler Publishers, (2007). dj. Hardcover first edition - A book designed to bridge the gap between the good advice given in books, at seminars, etc., and the fact that this is often not put into action. ix, 115 pp. ISBN: 1-576754685.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 39763
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  • THE KING'S ENGLISH: Adventures of an Independent Bookseller. by Burton, Betsy.
    Burton, Betsy.
    THE KING'S ENGLISH: Adventures of an Independent Bookseller.

    Edition: 1st trade paperback printing.

    Salt Lake City: Gibbs Smith, (2005). First edition - A history of a small independent bookstore in Salt Lake City, Utah, and much more. Includes reflections on books, and bookselling, book lists, accounts of author events. Illustrated with photographs. 302 pp. ISBN: 1423601246.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers with French flaps.

    Book ID: 61223
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  • THE KING'S ENGLISH: Adventures of an Independent Bookseller. by Burton, Betsy.
    Burton, Betsy.
    THE KING'S ENGLISH: Adventures of an Independent Bookseller.

    Edition: 1st trade paperback printing.

    Salt Lake City: Gibbs Smith, (2005). SIGNED first edition - A history of a small independent bookstore in Salt Lake City, Utah, and much more. Includes reflections on books, and bookselling, book lists, accounts of author events. Illustrated with photographs. SIGNED on the title page. 302 pp. ISBN: 1423601246.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers with French flaps.

    Book ID: 63118
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  • Cleveland Twist Drill Company.
    THE CLEVELAND TWIST DRILL COMPANY CATALOG NO. 43.

    Edition: First thus- a trade paperback.

    Cleveland, Ohio. 1943. First edition - A complete and concise listing of the company's products: drills, reamers, screw extractors, arbors, mandrels, sockets, mills, counterbores, carbide-tipped tools, high speed tools. Frontispiece of factory. Illustrated. Alphabetical index, numerical index. Black endpapers. 240 pp

    Condition: Good condition in stiff blue and black wrappers: some wear to the covers (this was apparently a trade catalogue that was used), contents clean and near fine. Uncommon.

    Book ID: 31385
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  • Comaford-Lynch, Christine.
    RULES FOR RENEGADES: How to Make More Money, Rock Your Career, and Revel in Your Individuality.

    Edition: 2nd printing.

    New York: McGraw-Hill, (2007.) dj. SIGNED hardcover - Worthwhile advice from a woman who was a high school dropout, a Buddhist monk for a while, a contractor at Microsoft - and who made millions herself as an entrepreneur - SIGNED on the title page. 268 pp. ISBN: 0-071489754.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket (a new copy.)

    Book ID: 39741
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  • THE LADY WITH BALLS: A Single Mother's Triumphant Battle In A Man's World. by Combs, Alice.
    Combs, Alice.
    THE LADY WITH BALLS: A Single Mother's Triumphant Battle In A Man's World.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback original.

    Fort Bragg, CA: Cypress House, (2019). SIGNED first edition - The story of a woman's determination to succeed in business, no matter what the obstacles - she "broke into the previously all-male arena of selling the kind of wire that supermarkets and other businesses use to bind cardboard boxes into recyclable bales. Knowing nothing about the recycling process or the industry's baler-wire needs, she taught herself all the details of the trade, figured out how to be an efficient employer, and learned to fend off predatory competitors on her way to turning her small start-up, Vulcan Wire, into a thriving company that sells over $10 million in wire per year." SIGNED on the title page and dated in the year of publication. Endnotes. x, 304 pp. ISBN: 978-0998785417.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 80327
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  • Culligan, Matthew J.
    THE CURTIS-CULLIGAN STORY: From Cyrus to Horace to Joe.

    Edition: 2nd printing.

    New York: Crown, 1970. dj. Hardcover - The inside story of the decline of the Curtis Publishing Company, by the former President and Chairman who was hired in a desperate attempt to stave off bankruptcy for the former publishing empire. From the dustjacket: 'Often more bizarre and intriguing than the plot of a best-selling 'big business' novel, the history of the Curtis Publishing Company was climaxed in 1964 in what many consider to be the greatest scandal in the annals of publishing. Curtis was the producer of Saturday Evening Post, Ladies' Home Journal, Holiday, American Home, and more. Index. 224 pp.

    Condition: Near fine in a fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 26876
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  • THE SECOND COMING OF STEVE JOBS. by Deutschman, Alan.
    Deutschman, Alan.
    THE SECOND COMING OF STEVE JOBS.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Broadway Books, 2000, dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - An in-depth portrait of Steve Jobs which draws on scores of interviews with colleagues, rivals, and friends to describe how, after a twelve-year exile from Apple (during which time he founded NeXT and the film animation studio, Pixar), he returned to become the CEO and to turn the company around. SIGNED by the author on the half title page and dated in the year of publication. Index. 321 pages. ISBN: 0-76790432x.

    Condition: Fine in a fine dustjacket (a new, unread copy.)

    Book ID: 75420
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  • RORY'S RANDOM WALK DOWN WALL STREET. by Doherty, Amy; illustrated by Stephanie Freeman
    Doherty, Amy; illustrated by Stephanie Freeman
    RORY'S RANDOM WALK DOWN WALL STREET.

    Edition: First printing.

    Charlotte, NC: Playground Press, (1999) dj. Hardcover first edition - From a first time author, comes a children's book which explains how the stock market works. Full color illustrations throughout by Stephanie Freeman. Glossary of Terms, Large format, unpaginated. ISBN: 0-9674572-03.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated boards in a very good dust jacket (tears to upper edge of back cover of dust jacket.

    Book ID: 59672
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  • Dolan, Paul (with Thom Elkjer.)
    TRUE TO OUR ROOTS: Fermenting a Business Revolution.

    Edition: First printing.

    Princeton, NJ: Bloomberg Press, 2003. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A business book with an important difference. Dolan, a 4th generation winemaker and current President of Fetzer Vineyards in California, talks about the importance of 'sustainability' in business: a simple example which he gives is that the price of gasoline is not just what you pay at the pump; it is also the depletion of resources, the increased pollution and all of the other effects of depleting the earth. Interesting both for its account of the changes at Fetzer vineyards and for in California viniculture in general and for its vision of the future of business. Illustrations, index. 207 pp plus list of illustrations. Several pages of praise…

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    Princeton, NJ: Bloomberg Press, 2003. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A business book with an important difference. Dolan, a 4th generation winemaker and current President of Fetzer Vineyards in California, talks about the importance of 'sustainability' in business: a simple example which he gives is that the price of gasoline is not just what you pay at the pump; it is also the depletion of resources, the increased pollution and all of the other effects of depleting the earth. Interesting both for its account of the changes at Fetzer vineyards and for in California viniculture in general and for its vision of the future of business. Illustrations, index. 207 pp plus list of illustrations. Several pages of praise for the concepts in this book -from such varied authors and businessmen as Paul Hawken, Yvon Chouinard, Arnold S. Hiatt and others - precede the text. ISBN: 1-57660-1501.

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    Condition: SIGNED by the author and uncommon thus. Very good in a very good dustjacket (a tight copy, but some bleeding from the cloth to the upper edge of the dj and the upper gutter on the rear endpaper.)

    Book ID: 38309
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  • ETHICAL INVESTING. by Domini, Amy L. and Peter D. Kinder.
    Domini, Amy L. and Peter D. Kinder.
    ETHICAL INVESTING.

    Edition: First printing.

    Reading, MA.: Addison-Wesley, (1984) dj. Hardcover first edition - "How To Make Profitable Investments Without Sacrificing Your Principles." Although published over 30 years ago, the basic principles remain valid. Includes several appendices, notes, bibliography, name and subject indexes. xv, 288 pp. ISBN: 0-201108038.

    Condition: Very near fine in a near fine dustjacket (some sunning to spine of dj).

    Book ID: 73043
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  • 110 TESTED PLANS THAT INCREASED FACTORY PROFITS: Ideas selected from the pages of Factory and Industrial Management as of particular value in practical factory management. by Dutton, H. P., editor
    Dutton, H. P., editor
    110 TESTED PLANS THAT INCREASED FACTORY PROFITS: Ideas selected from the pages of Factory and Industrial Management as of particular value in practical factory management.

    Edition: First edition.

    New York & Chicago: McGraw-Shaw Company, 1928. Hardcover first edition - Illustrated throughout with black and white photographs, Interesting insights into manufacturing in the US on the eve of the Great Depression. 192 pp.

    Condition: Very good in overall in original dark blue cloth with gilt lettering (some rubbing to the spine, some abraded spots on upper corners of last few pages.)

    Book ID: 52542
    Keywords: Business, manufacturing
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  • Easterling, Ed.
    UNEXPECTED RETURNS: Understanding Secular Stock Market Cycles.

    Edition: First printing.

    Fort Bragg, California: Cypress House,, (2005) dj. Hardcover first edition - "The single best, easy-to-read, study of stock market cycles of which I know. He lays out a path for you to find your own Unexpected Returns, showing you how to confidently navigate the waters of market volatility. Serious investors will devour this book and profit. It should be required reading for investment professionals." (John Mauldin). Numerous color charts, notes, bibliography, index. xvii, 278 pp. ISBN: 1879384620.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket (review copy with "complimentary copy" stamped on edge of textblock)

    Book ID: 66913
    Keywords: Business, investing
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  • Erickson, Gary with Lois Lorentzen.
    RAISING THE BAR : Integrity and Passion in Life and Business : The Story of Clif Bar, Inc.

    Edition: First printing.

    San Francisco: Jossey-Bass (Wiley), (2004.) dj. Hardcover first edition - "A Journey Toward Sustaining Your Business, Brand, People, Community, and the Planet " The story of Clif Bar's maverick founder and of the ascent of the company from one selling a home-made energy bar to a 100 million dollars and more in annual sales. Erickson's concern for the people who work for him, for his customers, and for the environment permeate this story. Illustrated with many photographs. 342pp. ISBN: 0-787973653.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket (a new copy.)

    Book ID: 30621
    Keywords: biking, Business
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  • SMILE SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA, YOU'RE THE CENTER OF THE UNIVERSE: The Economy and People of a Global Region. by Flanigan, James.
    Flanigan, James.
    SMILE SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA, YOU'RE THE CENTER OF THE UNIVERSE: The Economy and People of a Global Region.

    Edition: First printing.

    Palo Alto, CA: Stanford University Press, (2009) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A candid look at what makes Southern California's people and economy tick. As Kevin Starr commented thanks to this book "we can better understand how off-shore investment, technology, decentralization, can-do entrepreneurialism and sheer panache have created one of the strongest economies on the planet as well as a working model for American competition in a global age." SIGNED on the title page with the words "Best wishes." Map, photographs, charts. Notes and index. xxi, 192 pp. ISBN: 978-0804756259.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket (one corner dog-eared)

    Book ID: 78771
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  • HISTORY OF WILLIAMS, DIMOND & CO. 1862-1962. by [H.M.H.]
    [H.M.H.]
    HISTORY OF WILLIAMS, DIMOND & CO. 1862-1962.

    Edition: First printing.

    [San Francisco:] Williams, Dimond & Co. (1962.). SIGNED hardcover first edition - The earlier and more uncommon of two histories of this Pacific coast shipper and consignment firm, which was especially significant to the Hawaiian sugar trade. Illustrated with a tipped-in full color frontispiece of the ship 'Kauilani' and other black and white photographs. INSCRIBED on the front endpaper "to Ken from RFH & WJL & HWP" (the initials of the president and 2 vice presidents at the time) and dated in 1963. Handsomely designed and printed by Lawton Kennedy. 29 pp.

    Condition: Very near fine in teal cloth boards with a gilt compass design on the front cover.

    Book ID: 53728
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  • THE GREEN COLLAR ECONOMY: How One Solution Can Fix Our Two Biggest Problems. by Jones, Van with Ariane Conrad (foreword by Robert F, Kennedy Jr.)
    Jones, Van with Ariane Conrad (foreword by Robert F, Kennedy Jr.)
    THE GREEN COLLAR ECONOMY: How One Solution Can Fix Our Two Biggest Problems.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Harper Collins/ HarperOne, (2008.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - An innovative plan for solving two of our biggest challenges - the failing economy and our devasted environment. SIGNED and dated in the year of publication. Foreword by Robert F, Kennedy Jr. Resource list, notes. 233 pp. ISBN: 0-06-1650757.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 52613
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  • THE GIFT OF GLOBAL TALENT: How Migration Shapes Business, Economy & Society. by Kerr, William R.
    Kerr, William R.
    THE GIFT OF GLOBAL TALENT: How Migration Shapes Business, Economy & Society.

    Edition: First printing.

    Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, (2018) dj. Hardcover first edition - A book which combines insights from business practices, government policies and individual decision-making. "Talented individuals migrate much more frequently than the general population, and the United States has received exceptional inflows of human capital. This foreign talent has transformed U.S. science and engineering, reshaped the economy, and influenced society at large. . . . [this ranges from] joyous celebrations at the Nobel Prize ceremony to angry airport protests against the Trump administration's travel ban. It explores why talented migration drives the knowledge economy, describes how universities and firms govern skilled admissions, explains the controversies of the H-1B visa used by firms like Google and Apple, and discusses the…

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    Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, (2018) dj. Hardcover first edition - A book which combines insights from business practices, government policies and individual decision-making. "Talented individuals migrate much more frequently than the general population, and the United States has received exceptional inflows of human capital. This foreign talent has transformed U.S. science and engineering, reshaped the economy, and influenced society at large. . . . [this ranges from] joyous celebrations at the Nobel Prize ceremony to angry airport protests against the Trump administration's travel ban. It explores why talented migration drives the knowledge economy, describes how universities and firms govern skilled admissions, explains the controversies of the H-1B visa used by firms like Google and Apple, and discusses the economic inequalities and superstar firms that global talent flows produce." Extensive notes, index. xiv, 237 pp. ISBN: 978-1503605022.

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    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket (a new copy.)

    Book ID: 74147
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  • BUILDING YOUR BUSINESS THE RIGHT-BRAIN WAY: Sustainable Success for the Creative Entrepreneur. by Lee, Jennifer.
    Lee, Jennifer.
    BUILDING YOUR BUSINESS THE RIGHT-BRAIN WAY: Sustainable Success for the Creative Entrepreneur.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback original.

    Novato, CA: New World Library, (2014). SIGNED first edition - "Techniques that can benefit all sorts of businesses . . . You'll discover how to: assess your business's unique ecosystem, build your brand and attract, engage, and keep ideal customers, develop new income streams that better leverage your time and resources, promote your products and services with authenticity and ease" and more. SIGNED on the title page. Introduction by Michael Port, illustrations by Kate Prentiss. Resources, index. Square format 235 pp. ISBN: 978-1608682560.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers (a new copy)

    Book ID: 66938
    Keywords: Business
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  • BIG BOX SWINDLE: The True Cost of Mega-Retailers and the Fight for America's Independent Businesses. by Mitchell, Stacy.
    Mitchell, Stacy.
    BIG BOX SWINDLE: The True Cost of Mega-Retailers and the Fight for America's Independent Businesses.

    Edition: First printing.

    Boston: Beacon Press, (2006.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - SIGNED on the title page. The subtitle really accurately describes this book - as Mitchell traces the dramatic growth of megastores - from big boxes like Wal-Mart, Home Depot, Costco, and Staples to chains like Starbucks, Olive Garden, Blockbuster, and Old Navy - and the simultaneous decline of independent businesses, she also answers many of the arguments made in favor of these stores, and describes no-so-obvious impact of these companies and the big-box mentality on everything from soaring gasoline consumption to rising poverty rates, failing family farms, and declining voting levels. She exposes the role government policy has played in the expansion of mega-retailers and builds a compelling case…

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    Boston: Beacon Press, (2006.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - SIGNED on the title page. The subtitle really accurately describes this book - as Mitchell traces the dramatic growth of megastores - from big boxes like Wal-Mart, Home Depot, Costco, and Staples to chains like Starbucks, Olive Garden, Blockbuster, and Old Navy - and the simultaneous decline of independent businesses, she also answers many of the arguments made in favor of these stores, and describes no-so-obvious impact of these companies and the big-box mentality on everything from soaring gasoline consumption to rising poverty rates, failing family farms, and declining voting levels. She exposes the role government policy has played in the expansion of mega-retailers and builds a compelling case that communities composed of many small, locally owned businesses are healthier and more prosperous than those dominated by a few large chains. A thoughtful and well-presented book by an author clearly in favor of independent stores. Notes, index, 317 pp. ISBN: 0-807035009.

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    Condition: Fine in a fine dust jacket (as new.)

    Book ID: 36035
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  • DON'T COMPETE.. TILT THE FIELD! by Patler, Louis.
    Patler, Louis.
    DON'T COMPETE.. TILT THE FIELD!

    Edition: First printing.

    Oxford: Capstone Publishing, Ltd., (1999) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - 300 irreverent lessons for tomorrow's business leaders, by the author of "If it ain't broke... Break It.' SIGNED on the front endpaper. References, index. xvi, 271 pp. ISBN: 1-900961741.

    Condition: Fine in a fine dustjacket (as new.)

    Book ID: 75039
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  • JUST TREAT ME LIKE I MATTER: The Heart of Sales. by Pinkard, Diane.
    Pinkard, Diane.
    JUST TREAT ME LIKE I MATTER: The Heart of Sales.

    Edition: First printing.

    Felton, CA: Bonny Doon Publishing, (2008) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A book full of tips not just for selling but how to gain confidence, present yourself and use your time more effectively by taking control. INSCRIBED on the front endpaper. Bibliography. 273 pp. ISBN: 978-0978903008.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket (a new copy.)

    Book ID: 76628
    Keywords: Business, self help
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  • SMART MOBS: The Next Social Revolution. by Rheingold, Howard.
    Rheingold, Howard.
    SMART MOBS: The Next Social Revolution.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Perseus Books, (2002) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - "Transforming cultures and Communities in the age of instant access."A prophetic book, but one which (if anything) underestimated the rate of transformation. SIGNED by the by the author on the title page and dated in the year of publication. Notes, index. xxii, 266 pp. ISBN: 0-738206083.

    Condition: Fine in a fine dust jacket (as new.)

    Book ID: 68486
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  • FRAMMENTI DI VITA e pagine inedite. by Riccardo, Gualino (1879-1964)
    Riccardo, Gualino (1879-1964)
    FRAMMENTI DI VITA e pagine inedite.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback original.

    Roma: Famija Piemontisa 1966. First edition - Posthumous publication of the diary of this noted entrepreneur - one who "shot up to the top of the industrial and financial world of Piedmont through buccaneering international speculation. Like the great American magnates, he endorsed his rise up the social ladder by devoting himself to art collecting. . . Advised by Lionello Venturi, he also took an interest in contemporary art and acted as a patron, helping to bring the cultural world of Turin into line with the times. Ruined by the financial crash in 1930-31, he was interned on the island of Lipari. His assets were confiscated and entrusted to the Bank of Italy, and then sold off to a…

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    Roma: Famija Piemontisa 1966. First edition - Posthumous publication of the diary of this noted entrepreneur - one who "shot up to the top of the industrial and financial world of Piedmont through buccaneering international speculation. Like the great American magnates, he endorsed his rise up the social ladder by devoting himself to art collecting. . . Advised by Lionello Venturi, he also took an interest in contemporary art and acted as a patron, helping to bring the cultural world of Turin into line with the times. Ruined by the financial crash in 1930-31, he was interned on the island of Lipari. His assets were confiscated and entrusted to the Bank of Italy, and then sold off to a number of different purchasers." Frontispiece portrait of Riccardo Gualino by Felice Casorati, 1922. Prefazione di Ermanno Gurgo Salice. Con il saggio di Marziano Bernardi, "Gualino e la cultura torinese." In appendice serie degli spettacoli del Teatro di Torino 1925-1930. Text in Italian only. xiv, 248 pp plus 4 pp indice. Bound in cream wrappers with red and black lettering.

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    Condition: Near fine - gift inscription on first page, a few marginal brackets in the preface only.

    Book ID: 56711
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  • Schwartz, Peter.
    THE ART OF THE LONG VIEW.

    Edition: Hardcover.

    New York: Doubleday, (1991.) dj. Hardcover - "Planning for the future in an uncertain world" - the author outlines his "scenario" approach to developing a strategic vision for businesses, drawing on work done for institutions and companies such as Royal Dutch Shell, the White House, EPA and the International Stock Exchange. Notes, index. 258 pp. ISBN: 0-385-267312.

    Condition: Fine in near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 34870
    Keywords: Business
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  • RADICAL CANDOR: Be a Kick-Ass Boss Without Losing Your Humanity. by Scott, Kim
    Scott, Kim
    RADICAL CANDOR: Be a Kick-Ass Boss Without Losing Your Humanity.

    Edition: Uncorrected proof (trade paperback format. )

    New York: St Martin's, (2017). SIGNED first edition - Full of very concrete suggestions for working with others, creating effective teams and getting results based on your leadership. SIGNED on the first page and dated in 2016. 353 pp.

    Condition: Fine in glossy printed white wrappers.

    Book ID: 79918
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  • THE SMALL-MART REVOLUTION: How Local Businesses Are Beating the Global Competition. by Shuman, Michael; foreword by Bill McKibben.
    Shuman, Michael; foreword by Bill McKibben.
    THE SMALL-MART REVOLUTION: How Local Businesses Are Beating the Global Competition.

    Edition: First printing.

    San Francisco: Berrett-Koehler Publishers, Inc., (2006) dj. Hardcover first edition - A book which shows that the benefits which mega-stores like Walmart and huge corporations supposedly deliver to communities are illusory - and often come with huge tax breaks. "Crunch the numbers and you'll find that locally owned businesses turn out to be much more reliable generators of good jobs, economic growth, tax dollars, community wealth, charitable contributions, social stability, and political participation." Foreword by Bill McKibben. Several appendices, notes, index. x, 285 pp plus information on some helpful organizations. ISBN: 978-1576753866.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket (a new copy.)

    Book ID: 80153
    Keywords: Business
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