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How to Wheel & Deal in Gold & Silver

By: Allen, C.M.

Price: $3.50

Publisher: New York, Allen Advertising Co: 1974

Edition: 1st Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 005891

Condition: Good


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 consultant." Includes a few b&w photos. View more info

Nothing Down

By: Allen, Robert G.

Price: $4.00

Publisher: NY, Simon & Schuster: 1984

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 001880

ISBN: 067150469X

Condition: Very Good


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

ISBN: 067150469X

Condition: Very Good


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

ISBN: 0394716191

Condition: Very Good


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

ISBN: 1563437821

Condition: Near Fine


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

ISBN: 094142359X

Condition: Near Fine


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

ISBN: 0743216350

Condition: Fine


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

ISBN: 0394544102

Condition: Very Good


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

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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

ISBN: 0787981443

Condition: Fine


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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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

ISBN: 1564147401

Condition: Fine


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

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How to Connect in Business in 90 Seconds or Less

By: Boothman, Nicholas

Price: $4.00

Publisher: NY, Workman Publishing: 2002

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 002594

ISBN: 0761125957

Condition: Fine


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

Condition: Good


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: $4.50

Publisher: Berkeley, California, Ten Speed Press: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005114

ISBN: 1580086330

Condition: Near Fine


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

ISBN: 0134099702

Condition: Near Fine


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: $5.00

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

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002633

Condition: Good


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

ISBN: 0890437637

Condition: Near Fine.


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

Hit and Run Trading: The Short-Term Stock Traders' Bible

By: Cooper, Jeff

Price: $38.00

Publisher: Malibu, California, M Gordon Publishing Group: 1996

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 005652

ISBN: 0965046125

Condition: Very Good


152 pp. Lightly used. Faint scuff marks at bottom of boards. A few light foxing spots on end papers. No markings. An experienced day trader gives his pointers for sizing up the stock market each day and making short-term plays, based on technical analysis. Includes several charts to illustrate actual stock scenarios. Cooper says his methods can be used both in bull and bear markets, but cautions it requires discipline and detachment. He puts little credence in most stock analysts but recommends the work of Louis Navellier. Size: 4to -- 11 in Tall View more info

Belk: A Century of Retail Leadership

By: Covington, Howard E., Jr.

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Chapel Hill, N.C., University of North Carolina Press: 1988

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 002801

ISBN: 0807818224

Condition: Very Good +


308 pp., with approx. 50 b&w photos. No markings. Very slight wear. A history of the Belk department store chain. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

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The Control Freak Revolution

By: Cran, Cheryl

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Franklin Lakes, N.J., Career Press: 2008

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 005522

ISBN: 1564149846

Condition: Near Fine


224 pp. New, unread. No markings. Publication press release laid in. Management consultant Cheryl Cran details in practical ways how to use a control-freak personality to achieve team productivity. She draws from experiences of Donald Trump, Martha Stewart and others to make her points. Includes insights on how to blend Baby Boomers and Gen X'ers in the workforce. Her clients have include KPMG, Beltone, Nintendo and others. Size: 8vo -- 8 in. Tall View more info

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Who's Sitting on Your Nest Egg

By: Davis, Robin S.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Austin, Texas, Bridgeway Books: 2007

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 005533

ISBN: 1933538805

Condition: New


141 pp. New but with slight ding in lower right corner of cover and dust jacket. Binding tight, no markings. A certified financial planner based in Stuart, Florida, gives a very readable guide to selecting a financial planner and other types of advisors, including brokers. She presents a 10-step process for picking a trustworthy professional. Includes discussion of tax issues. Size: 8vo -- 8.75 in Tall View more info