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How to Wheel & Deal in Gold & Silver

By: Allen, C.M.

Price: $4.00

Publisher: New York, Allen Advertising Co: 1974

Edition: 1st Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 005891


156 pp. Firm binding, uncreased spinding. Child-like squiggles on first blank page, and 2 rear pages of an appendix. Rest of text clean. Light rubbing along top and bottom of spine. A layman's introduction to precious metals and various ways in invest in them. Includes discussion of the gold standard and other basics of currency. Also outlines market conditions for precious metals as of the early 1970s. Allen, a pseudonym, describes himself as a "management consultan... View more info

Nothing Down

By: Allen, Robert G.

Price: $4.00

Publisher: NY, Simon & Schuster: 1984

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 001880


349 pp., index. Light soil to cover. Binding firm, no markings. Revised edition of the 1980 pop classic in real estate investment. Allen recommends a strategy based on maximum leverage. View more info

Nothing Down: How to Buy Real Estate With Little or No Money Down

By: Allen, Robert G.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: NY, Simon & Schuster: 1984

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 005700


349 pp., bibliography. Very clean, text bright, no markings. Lacks dj. A readable guide for novices seeking to invest in real estate methodically over a period of time, leveraging profits to acquire more properties. View more info

Rebuilding America

By: Alperovitz, Gar and Faux, Jeff

Price: $4.00

Publisher: NY, Pantheon: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005272


315 pp., Lightly read, moderate toning. Previous owner's name on half-title page. Photo of old mill on cover. The co-directors of the National Center for Economic Alternatives present their ideas for a full-employment, low-inflation economy. View more info

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Credit Scores, Credit Cards: How Consumer Finance Works How to Avoid Mistakes and How to Manage Your Accounts Well

By: Alvarez, Sanders; Elliot-Sink, Sue; Loberg, Kristin and Walsh, James, Eds.

Price: $4.50

Publisher: Abderdeen, Washington, Silver Lake Publishing: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005646


288 pp., index. Virtually new, slight thumbing. Spine uncreased, no markings. An easy to read guide to consumer credit. Basics of credit cards and credit scoring. Especially useful for younger people entering the workplace and setting up their household finances. Also helpful for those who have amassed large credit card debts and wonder what to do next. View more info

Japanese Rage: Japanese Business and Its Assault on the West

By: Anderson, Leon

Price: $3.00

Publisher: NY, Four Walls Eight Windows: 1992

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 000380


203 pp., notes, index. Advertising executive Leon Anderson, a longtime student of Japan, argues that America is underestimating Japan's aggressive trade practices. Issued before Japanese economy entered an extended recession in the mid-90s. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

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Management Lessons from the E.R.: Prescriptions for Success in Your Business

By: Auerbach, Paul S., M.D.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: NY, Free Press (Simon & Schuster): 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003668


251 pp. Unread, new. No markings. An informal guide to business management based on experiences in hospital settings. Author is a surgery professor at Stanford and an HMO executive. View more info

Greed and Glory on Wall Street: The Fall of the House of Lehman

By: Auletta, Ken

Price: $4.50

Publisher: NY, Random House: 1986

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 005678


253 pp., plus 16 pp. b&w photos, index. Usual library "discard" stampings and a preliminary page cut out. Spine slanted. DJ nicely protected under mylar. No underlinings or writing. A gripping tale of the internal management revolt at Lehman Brothers that led to its acquisition by American Express' Shearson unit in 1983. Especially relevant in 2009-2009 as Lehman sinks into the Wall Street ash heap. Size: 8vo -- 9.5 In Tall View more info

Short Talks on Advertising

By: Bates, Charles Austin

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Charles Austin Bates: 1898

Edition: Firsrt Edition.

Seller ID: 009507


211 pp on heavy stock, with numerous humorous cartoon sketches interspersed throughout text. Fragile, with dark green covers semi-detached from textblock. Titling and author's name embossed on both covers. Moderate rubbing and spotting especially on edges, corner and rear cover. Numerous pencil brackets and a few underlinings in margins of text; a couple of markings in red ink. Light toning, no significant foxing. A guide for publishers and ad managers on how to sell and... View more info

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Coached to Lead: How to Get Extraordinary Results from Business Coaching

By: Battley, Susan

Price: $7.50

Publisher: NY, Jossey-Bass (Wiley): 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005357


248 pp., index, bibliography. New, unread, pre-publication press release laid in. A Long Island psychologist who specializes in leadership strategy gives pointers on how to benefit from executive coaching. View more info

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Escaping the Coming Retirement Crisis: How to Secure Your Financial Future

By: Benna, R. Theodore and Proctor, William

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Colorado Springs, Col., Pinon: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003614


198 pp. Several financial tables. As new, no markings. Benna, a pioneer of the 401(k) plan concept, presents various retirement saving strategies and ways of managing risk. View more info

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10 Insider Secrets to a Winning Job Search

By: Bermont, Todd

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Franklin Lakes, N.J., Career Press: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003209


214 pp. Nearly new, no markings or creases. A readable comprehensive guide to getting a job -- covering all the basics, such as self-assessment, narrowing the job search, networking, creating a powerful resume, interview tips, strategies for dealing with tough questions, "closing the deal" etc. Cover blurb states "Everything you need to get the job you want in 24 hours or less." View more info

Grounded: Frank Lorenzo and the Destruction of Eastern Airlines.

By: Bernstein, Aaron

Price: $5.00

Publisher: NY, Simon & Schuster: 1990

Seller ID: 000612


256 pp., index, notes. Missing free f.e.p., otherwise fine. No markings. Mylar on dj. Business Week labor reporter covers the last 4 years of Eastern Airlines, faulting Frank Lorenzo for a macho corporate raider approach to Eastern's problems. Bernstein argues Lorenzo, in his anti-union zeal, ignored Eastern's internal problems. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

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How's All the Work Going to Get Done?

By: Blowhowiak, Don

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Franklin Lakes, N.J., Career Press: 1995

Seller ID: 000250


223 pp. A practical guide written by a New York corporate executive for managers struggling with workloads in downsized companies. View more info

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How to Connect in Business in 90 Seconds or Less

By: Boothman, Nicholas

Price: $5.00

Publisher: NY, Workman Publishing: 2002

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 002594


250 pp. New, unread, with pre-publication marketing press release laid in. No markings. A guide to "rapport by design," in which the author shows techniques for quickly connecting with a stranger. The author is a former photographer who turned to neuro-lingistic programming as a second career. Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall View more info

A Matter of Life and Death: The Connecticut Mutual Story

By: Cahn, William

Price: $4.00

Publisher: NY, Random House: 1979

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 001166


309 PP., with 15 pp. b&w photos, bibliography, sources, index. Small tear top on rear of dust jacket, crease on inside flap, light oily stain along top of front cover, spine rubbed. No marks in text. A popular history of life insurance in the U.S., using Connecticut Mutual as a focal point. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

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Cult of the Mouse: Can We Stop Corporate Greed From Killing Innovation in America?

By: Caroselli, Henry M.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Berkeley, California, Ten Speed Press: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005114


190 pp. Nearly new, no markings. With publisher's promotional material laid in. An ex-Disney exec uses his former employer to illustrate how many U.S. corporations are stifling creativity in the name of serving shareholders. View more info

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Team Leader's Problem Solver

By: Carr, Clay

Price: $3.50

Publisher: Englewood Cliffs, N.J., Prentice Hall: 1995

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 000183


442 pp., index. Department of Defense organization consultant analyzes common problems occurring in work teams, offers possible remedies. No markings. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

The Catt Concept: The New Industrial Darwinism

By: Catt, Ivor

Price: $6.00

Publisher: NY, G.P. Putnam's Sons: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002633


185 pp. Clean, slight chipping, no markings. Slight traces on sticker on dust jacket. A Briton's humorous guide to the ruthless hiring and firing tactics of modern corporations. Catt spent many years working in a series of U.S. companies before returning to a quieter life in England. View more info

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The Consumer Reports Money Book

By: Consumer Report (Bamford, Janet, et. Al., Eds.)

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Yonkers, N.Y., Consumer Reports: 1995

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 002530


561 pp. Nearly new, no markings, tight binding. A comprehensive layman's guide to subjects ranging from banking, budgeting and financial plans to taxes, insurance, 401Ks, mortgages, IRAs, and wills. 1st printing of revised (2nd) edition. With pre-publication marketing press release laid in. View more info