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OLD MONEY. The Mythology of America's Upper Class.

By: Aldrich, Nelson W., Jr.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1988

Edition: 1st Edition (stated)

Seller ID: 2614


A witty and provocative look at the culture of the American upper class and the values and meanings of inherited wealth. Old Money examines how and why the values nurtured by the inheritors of wealth differ from those of the marketplace and the self-made man, and shows how these differing attitudes toward money affect the lives of individuals and the face of society. Old Money attitudes are an inheritance of educational and aesthetic values, attitudes toward the family, ... View more info

Decline and Fall.

By: Friedrich, Otto

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Row: 1970

Edition: 1st Edition (stated)

Seller ID: 4048


The fascinating story of the decline and fall of the Curtis Publishing Co and its leading publication, The Saturday Evening Post.; 8vo; 499 pp View more info

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American Business & Industry

By: Groner, Alex

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, American Heritage: 1972

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 6226


Well done and profusely illustrated history of American business and industry from the 1600's through 1972 and the building of the World Trade towers. ; 4to; 384 pp View more info

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The Shamrock Way. A Legacy to Share: Treating Employees like Family and Customers like Friends

By: Kaufman, Mervyn

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Tempe, AZ, Arizona Historical Foundation: 1996

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 5349


The history of the Shamrock Foods Company of Arizona and Colorado, which started out as a family owned dairy near Tucson. Forward by Barry M. Goldwater; 8vo; 270 pp View more info

SOTHEBY'S - Bidding for Class.

By: Lacey, Robert

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Boston, Little Brown & Co.: 1998

Edition: 1st Edition (stated)

Seller ID: 3539


Splendid account of the history of the oldest and richest auction house.; 8vo; 354 pp View more info

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THE GREAT GETTY The Life and Loves of J. Paul Getty - Richest Man in the World.

By: Lenzer, Robert

Price: $6.00

Publisher: New York, Crown Publishers: 1985

Edition: 5th Printing

Seller ID: 4629


Endpapers a family tree; includes b&w photographs. ; 8vo View more info

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The Ropemakers of Plymouth: A History of the Plymouth Cordage Company, 1824-1949

By: Morison, Samuel Eliot

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin: 1950

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 7729


Fascinating history of this company that has made everything from rope anchor cables to specially designed ski tow lines; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 177 pp View more info

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Men and Mines of Newmont: A Fifty-Year History

By: Ramsey, Robert H.

Price: $4.50

Publisher: New York, Octagon Books: 1973

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 7433


A fascinating history of this company and the mining industry during the mid-20th century; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 344 pp View more info

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The Trust The Private and Powerful Family Behind the New York Times

By: Tifft, Suan E. & Alex S. Jones

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown: 1999

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 4733


Well written account of the Ochses and Sulzbergers and the dynastic control of the New York Times; includes photographs, notes and very detailed index. ; 8vo; 870 pp View more info