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America's First Installation of System Wide Railroad Radio Communication

By: Chicago South Shore and South Bend Railroad

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Chicago South Shore and South Bend Railroad: 1949-01-01

Seller ID: 171012010

Condition: Near Fine


Scarce Softcover, 1949 Chicago South Shore and South Bend Railroad 9 pages. Near Fine, in illustrated wraps. No previous owner markings - all pages are clean and crisp. No creases anywhere. Fascinating booklet explaining the installation of radiotelephone service on the entire South Shore and South Bend Railroad and how it would improve safety and operations. Illustrated with black and white photos. Scarce original pamphlet.LOC SSE-4 View more info

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Western Union

By: Grey, Zane

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Harper & Brothers: 1939-01-01

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 150128001

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover - Stated First Edition, September 1939 (I-O) Harper & Brothers New York 297 pages. Very Good in a VG DJ. Just a touch of shelf/edge wear to gray cloth with black titles and red accents - bottom rear corner lightly bumped, fabric at head and tail of spine are slightly worn/loose. Minor shelf/edge wear and a bit of chipping to front panel of beautiful,illustrated unclipped DJ - now in mylar (bookstore label affixed to DJ flap underneath publishers price). Previous owner inscription on ffep - all pages are clean and crisp, deckled edges - illustrated end papers and dust jacket by Stock... View more info

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POLAND An Annotated Bibliography of Books in English (Garland Reference Library of the Humanities) by Kanka

By: Kanka, August Gerald

Price: $49.00

Publisher: Scholarly Title: 1988-10-01

Seller ID: QW-FWGG-652K

ISBN: 0824084926

Condition: Fine


Hardcover, 1988 Scholarly Title 395 pages. Near Fine, no jacket - as issued. Green cloth boards with silver titles. A touch of rubbing to edges and spine. No notes or writing-all pages are bright, clean and crisp. POLAND An Annotated Bibliography of Books in English. Scarce. A superb copy. ISBN-0824084926. LOC SSE-1 View more info

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Beginnings of telephony,

By: Rhodes, Frederick Leland

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Harper & Brothers: 1929-01-01

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 190108002

Condition: Very Good+


Hardcover, Stated First Edition 1929 Harper and Brothers 261 pages. Very Good+, in a VG DJ. Just a touch of shelf/edge wear to beautiful dark blue cloth boards with gilt titles - corners sharp. Rear panel has a very faint scratch. Moderate shelf/edge wear, chipping, spine fading and a few closed tears to scarce original unclipped DJ - now in mylar. No previous owner markings - all pages are clean and crisp. The dust jacket has done an excellent job of protecting the book but has suffered for its efforts. Now, it is well protected and the few small closed tears have been repaired sparingly wi... View more info

The History of Amateur Journalism

By: Spencer, Truman J.

Price: $154.00

Publisher: The Fossils, Inc.: 1957-01-01

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 160505005

Condition: Near Fine


Hardcover-First Edition 1957 The Fossils New York, stated Limited Edition of 500 copies..Near Fine in a VG DJ, minor shelf/edge wear to DJ, tape repair to DJ from backside with archival tape (no browning) now in protective mylar..Red cloth boards with gilt titles - corners sharp..No notes or writing-All 228 pages are bright, clean and crisp-many illustrations..includes all the small newspapers and private pressmen, the first organizations, the history of the Fossils and a state by state history of amateur journalism. Several mentions of H P Lovecraft in the text. A superior copy of a very sca... View more info

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Analytical Advertising

By: William A Shryer

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Business Service Corporation: 1912-01-01

Seller ID: 150902008

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover - Signed inscription by Author on ffep, 1912 Business Service Corporation 228 pages. Very Good+ , no jacket - as issued. Minor shelf/edge wear to thick chocolate brown cloth boards with gilt titles - corners sharp with a touch of wear to tips. Signed inscription by Author on FFEP. Very early text on advertising with most of the principles still in use today. Candid assessment of human nature and the triggers to buy. Several vintage ads reproduced and studied in the text. Shryer devoted chapters to sensation, attention, association, suggestion, reason, instincts and habit, emotions ... View more info