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How to Sell Anything on Ebay . . .and Make a Fortune

By: Prince, Dennis L.

Price: $4.00

Publisher: New York, McGraw-Hill: 2003

Edition: Ist paperback Edition

Seller ID: 006065

ISBN: 0071425489

Condition: Near Fine


267 pp. Close to new, no markings. Spine uncreased. With glossary, index. Charts, screen shots of the eBay website. An introductory but detailed explanation of eBay procedures, pointers on pricing, bidding, preparing goods for auction, etc. Very useful for novices entering the auction business. This manual preceded the rise of "buy-it-now" retailing on eBay. View more info

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Making the Most of Your Money

By: Quinn, Jane Bryant

Price: $7.00

Publisher: NY, Simon & Schuster: 1997

Edition: Revised Expanded

Inscription: By Author

Seller ID: 0503003762

ISBN: 0684811766

Condition: Very Good


1066 pp. Flat-signed by author on endpaper. Dust jacket heavily taped along top edge. Corners bumped; spine edges rubbed. Text clean. Binding firm. A comprehensive bible for household finance, covering all life stages. Written in a readable but intelligent style by a longtime columnist for the Washington Post. Includes many useful charts and tables. This edition is described as "completely revised and updated for the 21st century," but it was issued years before the 2008 credit collapse. Presumably Quinn would add more caveats about the risks in real estate and dealing with unethical b... View more info

The Mortality Merchants

By: Reynolds, G. Scott

Price: $6.00

Publisher: NY, NY: David McKay Co. 1968: 1968

Edition: 18th Printing

Seller ID: 003913

Condition: Very Good


Glossy Boards. Very Good/No Jacket. 18th Printing. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 242 pp. Several stampings by an insurance agency on front and rear endpapers, otherwise near fine. Slight rubbing on edges. A consumer's guide to life insurance, making a strong case for term insurance as the best deal for younger families. With charts on rates, actuarial information. Subtitle: The legalized racket of life insurance and what you can do about it. View more info

Snapshots from Hell: The Making of an M.B.A.

By: Robinson, Peter

Price: $4.35

Publisher: NY, Warner Books: 1994

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 001088

Condition: Near Fine


286 pp. A Reagan-Bush speechwriter returns to campus for an MBA and writes about the rigors of his experience at Stanford. He also includes material about encounters with recruiters. Nearly new, no markings, tight firm copy. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

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The Legend of Stanley : 150 Years of the Stanley Works

By: Rodengen, Jeffrey L.

Price: $23.00

Publisher: Fort Lauderdale, FL., Write Stuff Syndicate: 1996

Edition: 2nd Printing.

Seller ID: 009224

ISBN: 0945903138

Condition: Fine


197 pp. on glossy stock; bibliographic notes, index . Many color and b&w photos . As new. No markings. Promotional letter from Stanley CEO John Trani laid in. (reproduced signature). Appendix on collecting Stanley tools. History of the Stanley Works tool company from its earliest days in New Britain, Connecticut. Published to mark its 150th anniversary. Size: 4to--11.5 In Tall View more info

How Americans Can Buy American: The Power of Consumer Patriotism - Third Edition

By: Roger Simmermaker

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Orlando FL, Consumer Patriotism Corporation: 2008

Edition: Third Edition.

Seller ID: 009552

ISBN: 0980118808

Condition: Very Good +


503 pp. Slight wear, faint spine crease. Text clean. A detailed consumer guide to finding products that are made in America; pointers on labeling laws. Introduction deals with trade issues, the effect of imports on manufacturing, the impact of NAFTA, etc. Hundreds of products categorized by product type and listed with county of origin. Updated edition. Size: 8vo -- 9 in High View more info

The Day the Market Crashed

By: Rogers, Donald I.

Price: $3.65

Publisher: New Rochelle, N.Y., Arlington House: 1971

Seller ID: 000248

ISBN: 0870001248

Condition: Good +


316 pp., bibliography, index. Former New York Herald Tribune financial columnist uses a docudrama method to re-create the hours of the Oct. 24, 1929 stock market crash that heralded the Great Depression. Fictional characters are created to present various types of investors and their motivations. Cloth boards, end papers have water stains but text intact and clean. DJ heavily chipped and rubbed on rear cover. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

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Investment Biker

By: Rogers, Jim

Price: $3.20

Publisher: Holbrook, Mass., Adams Publishing: 1995

Edition: 2nd Printing.

Seller ID: 002747

ISBN: 1558505296

Condition: Very Good


402 pp. Remains of a library card envelope on inside front cover and a library stamping on copyright page, half title page chipped. Otherwise nearly new, firm binding, no markings in text, world map in preliminary pages. Rogers, a co-founder of the Quantum Fund, relates his worldwide motorcycle adventure and the firsthand information it provided for his decisions about investing in high-risk emerging markets. Worth magazine writes" The book is propelled by the sheer preposterousness of his journey." View more info

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Reflections of a Wine Merchant

By: Rosenthal, Neal I.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: NY, Farrar Straus & Giroux: 2008

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 005902

ISBN: 0374248567

Condition: Near Fine


257 pp. Close to new, slight soil on dj, which also has wrinkled edge at the foot of the spine. Text clean, no markings. Author recounts his education in the European wine industry and his early adventures as a wine importer. Size: 8vo -- 8.5 In. View more info

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Roots of Steel: Boom and Bust in an American Mill Town

By: Rudacille, Deborah

Price: $5.00

Publisher: NY, Pantheon (Random House): 2010

Edition: First Edition Stated.

Seller ID: 009783

ISBN: 0375423680

Condition: Good +


290 PP. index, extensive reference notes. Although a library copy, this book has minimal wear and no markings except library discard stamps. Mylar protector. Jacket has historical photos of steel workers. The author, a science writer who grew up near the Sparrows Point steel mill, combines personal narrative and sociological research to document how a mill town once prospered and then declined. Size: 8vo-- 9.5 In Tall View more info

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Executive Stamina

By: Seldman, Marty; Seldman, Joshua

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Hoboken, N.J., Wiley: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005543

ISBN: 0470222905

Condition: As New


306 pp., index. New, tight, no markings. With publication press release laid in. An executive coach and his son, a fitness trainer, provide an unusual two-pronged approach to juggling a heavy executive workload. Pointers on time management plus keeping physically fit to handle stress. Includes case study material about Pepsi, General Mills, Canadian Life, Steelcase and other corporations. View more info

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Investment Clubs: A Team Approach to the Stock Market

By: Shaw, Kathryn

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Chicago, Illinois, Dearborn Trade Publishing: 1995

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 007054

ISBN: 0793113458

Condition: Good +


151 pp., index, appendices. Ex-library, with library stampings and card. Some roughness to acetate on front cover. Text clean, binding firm. An introduction to the basics of stock selection, and pointers for organizing and operating a stock club. View more info

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How Come That Idiot's Rich and I'm Not?

By: Shemin, Robert

Price: $4.00

Publisher: NY, Crown Publishers: 2008

Edition: First.

Seller ID: 005596

ISBN: 0307395073

Condition: Near Fine.


247 pp. No markings. Crisp, firm, publication press release laid in. DJ has holes on spine. Millionaire wealth consultant touts real estate, stock and bond investments and founding your own company as a path to wealth. The first step, he says, is buying your own home plus two rental buildings. He also recommends that people devote 5 minutes a day to reflect on the material wealth they already have. Size: 8vo - View more info

How Americans Can Buy American

By: Simmermaker, Roger

Price: $6.50

Publisher: Consumer Patriotism Corp.: 2008

Edition: 3rd Edition.

Seller ID: 009718

Condition: Near Fine


503 pp. Nearly new, light spine crease, text clean and square. A consumer guide encouraging Americans to buy goods and services "Made in USA." Introductory chapter provides general information on how to find domestic merchandise. Later chapters list brand names for various types of US-made products. Includes bibliography. Timely infornation as US politicians continue to debate impact and desirability of free trade. Size: 8vo -- 8 in Tall View more info

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Michael Sivy's Rules of Investing

By: Sivy, Michael

Price: $4.00

Publisher: NY, Warner Books: 1996

Edition: 1st Printing.

Seller ID: 000660

ISBN: 0446519820

Condition: Very Good


276 pp. Readable primer on stock investing. A Money Book Club selection. Author is Money Magazine's writer and creator of Money's "Wall Street Newsletter." Previous owner's sig on fep, otherwise no markings. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

Get Better or Get Beaten: Leadership Secrets from GE's Jack Welch

By: Slater, Robert

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Burr Ridge, Ill., Irwin Professional Publishing: 1993

Seller ID: 001976

ISBN: 0786302356

Condition: Very Good


155 pp. GE CEO Jack Welch outlines various strategies and goals he has pursued in 20 years at GE's helm. This book takes on added significance as Welch has retired. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

The Money Game

By: Smith, Adam

Price: $5.00

Publisher: NY, Random House: 1968

Seller ID: 000820

Condition: Very Good


305 pp. Primer on Wall Street and investment theories. This lively book, written by a market insider using a pseudonym, debunks much of the technical esoterica surrounding the market. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

Corporations in Crisis

By: Smith, Richard Austin

Price: $3.50

Publisher: Garden City NY, Doubleday: 1969

Seller ID: 005655

Condition: Very Good


224 pp. Moderate rubbing on spine edges, lower corner creased, some thumbing. Text clean. A Fortune Magazine writer chronicles major challenges that occurred at Olin Mathieson, RKO, General Dynamics, General Electric, Ingalls, Boeing, and Grumman. He also draws from more than 50 other case studies. View more info

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The Millionaire Next Door

By: Stanley, Thomas J. And Danko, William D.

Price: $3.50

Publisher: Atlanta, Longstreet: 1998

Edition: 27th Printing.

Seller ID: 000913

ISBN: 1563523302

Condition: Very Good


258 pp., several tables and appendices. Two researchers from the State University of New York find that most U.S. millionaires are self-employed people leading middle class lives and practicing thrift. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

Master Selling, Maximize Success: Effective Strategies For Realizing Your Goals

By: Susac, Kristina

Price: $4.00

Publisher: San Francisco., Chronicle Books Llc: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004850

ISBN: 0811845435

Condition: Very Good


160 pp. in stiff wraps. Virtually new, slight bowing of text near fore edge, no spine creases or markings. Susac, a marketing coach, lays out "consultative partnership" as a strategy for boosting sales. She developed her holistic approach in work for Coca-Cola, Citigroup and others. View more info