Boston: Houghton Mifflin Co. 1936. (First edition). Small octavo. Silver illustrated black cloth. Edges are faintly tanned else near fine in dustjacket with the front flap separated (and laid in). Dustjacket otherwise has some light edge wear else very good. A resonably nice copy of this excellent book with photographs by Margaret Bourke-White.
Houghton Mifflin, 1936. Very good., Hardcover, Octavo, 104. Bright, clean, tight. 104 pages. Black cloth with silver decoration of factory on front. B&w photo illustrations. Light discoloration to endpapers. Re: production of solvents, methanol, alcohol fermenters, etc. Packed and shipped with care.
Good in black boards with silver stamping in a fair only dust jacket with significant edgewear, creasing and chipping, sunning to the spine.. HC 1st ed-An account of the development and growth of the Commercial Solvents Corporation in the early twentieth century, in the years after World War I, and how "waste" products were able to be used as solvents, lacquers (fast drying and durable automobile paint) and to produce resin products, among other things. Notable for the 17 strking industrial black and white photographs by Margaret Bourke-White, including some double-page spreads. 104 pp.
Very good in illustrated boards in a very good jacket, with considerable sunning to the spine, moderate edgewear, and a few chips and closed tears along the edges of the front and back covers. First Edition. Octavo. Overview of the development and growth of the Commercial Solvents Corporation in the early twentieth century. With seventeen black-and-white plates by Margaret Bourke-White.
Good. Hardcover no dj. Good, average condition for its age. Book has been read but remains straight, clean, and tight. No internal markings. No Dust Jacket. Some wear to edges, corners and covers, fore and bottom edges uncut. Stored in sealed plastic protection. In the event of a problem we guarantee full refund. 1936. Hardcover no dj.
One thing leads to another : the growth of an industry.
by Fred C. Kelly
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