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1 A Printer's Story
Armstrong, Don

Bookman House Houston, Texas 1988
Hard Cover
Near Fine, No Jacket
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

0918464765 / 9780918464767



AM5 - Board spine ends lightly worn. Text is clean and bright. Sound binding. Orange covered boards with gilt lettering and design. MC2056BB 
Price: 25.00 USD
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2 A Printer's Story
Armstrong, Don

Bookman House Houston, Texas 1988
Hard Cover
Very Good, No Jacket
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

0918464765 / 9780918464767



AR2 - Book has wrinkling on the spine edges, some light water stains on the cover, foxing on some page edges and endpapers, light discoloration and shelf wear otherwise very good. Orange covered boards with gilt lettering and design. EC9622BB 
Price: 23.00 USD
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America's Game: The Epic Story of How Pro Football Captured a Nation, MacCambridge, Michael
3 America's Game: The Epic Story of How Pro Football Captured a Nation
MacCambridge, Michael

Random House New York 2004
Paperback
Very Good, No Jacket as Issued
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall



Advance Reading Copy (ARC)

BX2 - An advance uncorrected proof paperback book in very good condition that has some bumped corners and dog-eared page, light discoloration and shelf wear. A narrative history of the rise of professional football from a marginal sport to mass entertainment and includinginformation on the significant leaders, players and franchises involved. 9.25"x6.25", 552 pages. Satisfaction Guaranteed. SCW12278 
Price: 10.00 USD
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4 Beyond the Fence Rows: A History of Farmmland Industries, Inc., 1929-1978
Fite, Gilbert C.

University of Missouri Press Columbia, Missouri, USA 1978
Trade Paperback
Very Good-, 
6"x9"





BZ1 - A trade paperback book in very good- condition. A tight, clean, sound copy in monochrome illustrated green wraps with very minor overall shelf wear with some very light soiling on the outside paper edges plus there is some scattered very light rubbing. A book about Farmland Industries, Inc. of Kansas City Missouri and its expansion into a large agribusiness conglomerate. Bibliographical note, indexed, 404p. SCW09019 
Price: 6.00 USD
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Chocolate Wars: The 150-Year Rivalry Between the World's Greatest Chocolate Makers, Cadbury, Deborah
5 Chocolate Wars: The 150-Year Rivalry Between the World's Greatest Chocolate Makers
Cadbury, Deborah

PublicAffairs Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 2010
Trade Paperback
Very Good, No Jacket as Issued
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall



Advance Reading Copy (ARC)

BH3 - An advance reading copy trade paperback book in very good condition that is lightly curled, some light discoloration and shelf wear. The delicious history of rival chocolate companies and their fascinating dynasties - the Lindts, Frys, Hersheys, Mars, and Nestles - told by a descendant of the Cadbury family. 9"x6", 333 pages. Satisfaction Guaranteed. EC36491BB 
Price: 16.00 USD
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6 Colony and Empire: The Capitalist Transformation of the American West
Robbins, William G.

University Press of Kansas Lawrence, Kansas, USA 1994
Hard Cover
Very Good-, Very Good-
6.25"x9.25"
First Edition
0700606459 / 9780700606450

Ex-Library

CB1 - A tight, clean, sound copy in brown cloth covered boards with dark brown lettering and a graphic on the spine with very minor overall shelf wear with the dust jacket endflaps glued to the front and back fixed endpapers plus there are the usual library stamps and label on the top outside paper edges, the front free endpaper, and the title page. The dust jacket shows very minor overall shelf wear with a library label on the back plus the front and back endflaps are glued to the fixed endpapers plus it is still in the original libary mylar sleeve. SCW10383 
Price: 18.00 USD
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Craftsmanship and Character: A History of the Vinson & Elkins Law Firm of Houston, 1917-1997, Hyman, Harold M.
7 Craftsmanship and Character: A History of the Vinson & Elkins Law Firm of Houston, 1917-1997
Hyman, Harold M.

The University of Georgia Press Athens, Georgia 1998
Hard Cover
Very Good, Very Good
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall
First Edition
0820319732 / 9780820319735
Signed by Author


CF6 - A first edition hardcover book SIGNED and inscribed by author to previous owner in very good condition in very good dust jacket that is mylar protected. Dust jacket and book have some bumped corners, light discoloration and shelf wear. Craftsmanship and Character serves as a model study of American law firms and opens the door for more explorations of these hugely influential but largely unstudied institutions. 9.5"x6.5", 658 pages. Satisfaction Guaranteed. EC40241BB 
Price: 45.00 USD
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Craftsmanship and Character: A History of the Vinson & Elkins Law Firm of Houston, 1917-1997, Hyman, Harold M.
8 Craftsmanship and Character: A History of the Vinson & Elkins Law Firm of Houston, 1917-1997
Hyman, Harold M.

The University Of Georgia Press Athens, Georgia 1998
Hard Cover
Very Good, Very Good
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall
First Edition
0820319732 / 9780820319735
Signed by Author


BV6 - A first edition hardcover book SIGNED and inscribed by author to previous owner in very good condition in very good dust jacket that is mylar protected. Dust jacket has wrinkling, crease and some soiled patches on the edges and corners, light discoloration and shelf wear. Book bowed, some stains on the page edges, light discoloration and shelf wear. Craftsmanship and Character serves as a model study of American law firms and opens the door for more explorations of these hugely influential but largely unstudied institutions. 9.5"x6.5", 658 pages. Satisfaction Guaranteed. EC41692BB 
Price: 25.00 USD
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9 Good Connections: A Century of Service by the Men & Women of Southwestern Bell
Park, David G.

Southwestern Bell Telephone Co. St. Louis, Missouri 1984
Hard Cover
Very Good, Good
4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall
First Edition
0961303905 / 9780961303907



K5 - First Edition. DJ has open tear on the back bottom left corner, moderate wrinkling, chipping crease and tears on the edges, rubbing, discoloration, and normal shelf wear otherwise good. Book has light discoloration and shelf wear otherwise very good. Good Connections: A Century of Service by the Men & Women of Southwestern Bell tells the story of Soutwestern Bell Telephone Company through the eyes of the people who built the business, line by line and pole by pole; the people who are making it work today-operators, service representatives, construction and repair personnel, engineers, record keepers; and-just as important-the customers, without whom there could be no business. EC6321BB 
Price: 5.00 USD
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10 Horse, Next to Woman, God's Greatest Gift to Man: A History of the Straus-Frank Company
Lanzone, John A.

The Straus-Frank Company San Antonio, Texas 1970
Hard Cover
Very Good, No Jacket
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall
First Edition




BO5 - Book has wrinkling on the spine edges, rubbing and wear on some edges and corners, some stains on the page edges, less than an inch tear on the bottom left corner of the title page, light discoloration and shelf wear otherwise very good. EC10037BB 
Price: 9.75 USD
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11 Hostile Witness: The Story of Maxwell Steel Company, 1933-1959
Maxwell, Vera R.

Dr, Vera R. Maxwell Forth Worth, Texas 1979
Hard Cover
Very Good, No Jacket
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall


Signed by Author


CI4 - A hardcover book signed and inscribed by author to previous owner in very good condition that has light tanning and shelf wear with no dust jacket. Hostile Witness: The Story of Maxwell Steel Company, 1933-1959. 9"x6", 183 pages. Satisfaction Guaranteed. EC32992BB 
Price: 45.00 USD
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I Sing the Body Electronic: A Year With Microsoft on the Multimedia Frontier, Moody, Fred
12 I Sing the Body Electronic: A Year With Microsoft on the Multimedia Frontier
Moody, Fred

Penguin Books New York, New York, USA 1996
Trade Paperback
Very Good, No Jacket as Issued
12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall

0140176551 / 9780140176551



CH4 - A trade paperback book in very good- condition. An unread, tight, clean, sound copy in color wraps with very minor overall shelf wear with some yellowing of the inside surfaces of the front and back covers as well as some yellowing of the front and back endpapers plus there is yellowing of the top outside paper edges. A book about the corporate and creative cultures of Microsoft corporation examined and illuminated through the story about the author's participation in the development and creation of an early Microsoft multimedia CD-ROM called Explorapedia. Indexed, 311p. SCW09523 
Price: 3.50 USD
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13 Main Line to Oblivion: The Disintegration of the New York Railroads in the Twentieth Century
Carson, Robert B.

National University Publications/Kennikat Press Port Washington, New York, USA 1971
Hard Cover
Very Good, Very Good
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

0804690030 / 9780804690034

Ex-Library

BY2 - A hard cover withdrawn ex-library book in very good condition. No additional printings are indicated on the copyright page. A tight, clean, sound copy in gray blue wraps with black lettering on the spine with minor overall shelf wear primarily in the form of tape staining on the front and back outside board surfaces and front and back free endpapers from where the dust jacket was taped to the boards plus there is some water wrinkling and paper residue from a library pocket on the front free endpaper plus there are the usual library stamps, label, and pocket on the front fixed endpaper, title page, dedication page, and back fixed and free endpapers. The dust jacket shows minor overall shelf wear primarily in the form of a library label on the spine plus there is some very, very light edge wear along the spine top and bottom edges plus it is still in the original library mylar sleeve. This is a title in the publisher's American Studies series. A book about the development of railroad corporate policy in the 20th century concentrating on eastern railroads and New York railroads in particular. Illustrated with black and white maps. Bibliography, indexed, 273p. This book weighs more than 2 pounds when packaged to ship. SCW08929 
Price: 65.00 USD
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14 Present Tense: An American Editor's Odyssey
Cousins, Norman

McGraw-Hill Book Company New York, New York, USA 1967
Hard Cover
Very Good, Good
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall
First Edition




BD6 - A tight, clean, sound copy quarter bound in black cloth with green cloth covered boards with gold lettering on the spine and a blind-stamped graphic on the front with very minor overall shelf plus there is some very light yellowing on the outside paper edges. The dust jacket shows moderate overall shelf wear plus there is some light edge wear along the top and bottom edges that is heavier with chipping along the spine bottom edge plus there are two tiny (less than 0.25") closed tears along the front bottom edge, one closed tear (about 0.5") on the front top edges, and and closed tear (about 0.25") on the back at the top left corner. This book was published to coincide with the 25th anniversary of Norman Cousins' editorship of the 'Saturday Review.' It is a chronicle of those years in the form of a selection of the author's essays and articles from the magazine. The period covered runs from World War II and the early post-war years into the tumult of the Vietnam War era. The first part of the book tells the story of the magazine from its founding in 1924. The second section consists of the selected editorials and articles from the magazine. Indexed, 679p. SCW07098 
Price: 5.00 USD
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15 Privileged Son: Otis Chandler and the Rise and Fall of the L. A. Times Dynasty
McDougal, Dennis

Da Capo Press, Incorporated Cambridge, MA, U.S.A. 2002
Trade Paperback
Very Good, No Jacket as Issued
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

0306811618 / 9780306811616



BD6 - A trade paperback book very good+ condition. An unread, tight, clean, sound copy in black and white photo illustrated gray, orange, and white wraps wraps with very minor overall shelf wear. A book about the media family that created and cashed in on the Los Angeles Times. Illustrated with black and white photographs. The author is a winner of the National Headliners Award and several Associated Press awards. By the author of "The Last Mogul" and "In the Best of Families." Endnotes, selected bibliography, indexed, 526p. SCW06357 
Price: 7.00 USD
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16 Snapshots In Time
Hicks, Doug

Williams Companies, Inc. Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA 2002
Hard Cover
Very Good, Very Good
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall
First Edition




BF6 - DJ is mylar protected. A hard cover first edition book in very good+ condition. Stated first edition with no additional printings indicated on the copyright page. An unread, tight, clean, sound copy in printed blossy tan paper covered boards quarter bound in navy vinyl with gold lettering and graphics on the spine with only very minor overall shelf wear. The dust jacket shows only very minor overall shelf wear. A collection of stories about the Williams Brothers company. Indexed, 360p. SCW09789 
Price: 10.00 USD
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17 The Age of Enterprise: A Social History of Industrial America
Cochran, Thomas C. And William Miller

Harper Torchbooks/Harper & Row, Publishers New York, New York, U.S.A. 1961
Trade Paperback
Good+, 
5.5"x8"
Revised Edition




BX2 - A trade paperback book in good+ condition. A tight, clean, sound copy in color illustrated green wraps with minor overall shelf wear with some very light fading on the spine plus there is some scattered rubbing along the front and back spine edge plus there is some light spotting along the bottom outside paper edges plus there is some very light yellowing on the outside paper edges. A study of the history of American Business. Books for reading and reference, bibliography, indexed, 396p. SCW10894 
Price: 3.50 USD
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18 The Hubbard Milling Company 1878-1979: A Past to Remember -- A Future to Build
Lundin, Vernard E.

T. S. Denison & Company, Inc. Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA 1978
Hard Cover
Very Good, Very Good
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall
First Edition




CH6 - DJ is mylar protected. A hard cover first edition book in very good condition. No additional printings are indicated on the copyright page. An unread, tight, clean, sound copy in textured green vinyl covered boards with gold lettering on the spine and a gold graphic on the front with very minor overall shelf wear with some very, very light edge wear along the bottom spine edge and at the bottom right corners of the borards. The dust jacket shows only very minor overall shelf wear. Illustrated with black and white photographs and reproductions. Gladys Zehnpfennig, professional consultant. A history of the Hubbard Milling Company from its founding in 1878 through 1977 produced as a Centennial Salute to the company. About the author, officers, directors, memorial trees, scope of Hubbard operations, George M. Palmer scholarship awards, service roll of honor, employees of the Hubbard Milling Company with twenty years or more of employment, 191p. SCW11014 
Price: 17.00 USD
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The Nudist on the Late Shift: And Other True Tales of Silicon Valley, Bronson, Po
19 The Nudist on the Late Shift: And Other True Tales of Silicon Valley
Bronson, Po

Random House New York 1999
Hard Cover
Very Good, Very Good
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall
8th Printing
0375502777 / 9780375502774
Signed by Author
Remainder

BC6 - An 8th printing hardcover book signed by the author in very good condition in very good dust jacket. Dust jacket has small tear on the top spine, wrinkling and crease on some edges and corners, and light shelf wear. Book has remainder mark on the bottom page edges, light discoloration and shelf wear. The true story of the young workers who worked in the whirlwind of the information revolution and international gold rush that was the high tech bubble. This book was written during the height of the boom and portrays the the salespeople, headhunters, utopians, plutocrats, and innovators who were transforming American business with hopes of completely changing its culture also. 9.5"x6", 248 pages. Satisfaction Guaranteed. SCW04257 
Price: 10.00 USD
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20 What a Buisness Man Should Know About Printing and Bookmaking: A Book for Ready Reference
Conkey, W. B.

W. B. Conkey Company New York, New York, USA 1922
Hard Cover
Good, No Jacket
12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall
Revised Edition


Ex-Library

BI2 - A tight, clean, sound copy in library rebound green cloth covered boards with white lettering on the spine with minor overall shelf wear primarily in the form of some light yellowing of the paper plus there are the usual library marks, stamps, perforation, and label on the top, bottom, and right outside paper edges (marked out with large green marker), title page, copyright page, and back free endpaper plus there is some glue staining and paper residue on the back fixed endpaper. A book about the technology, technical issues, metholology, and normal operating procedures of printing and binding based on the history of the W. B. Conkey Company. Illustrated with black and white photographs and drawings. Indexed, 214p. SCW09021 
Price: 9.00 USD
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