8vo, moroon cloth, gilt lettered. 90pp. Limited edition of 150 numbered copies printed on special rag paper. Designed by Bernard Mazel and printed at The National Law Press. This copy signed by Carl Hovgard on the front fly-leaf. Below Hovgard's signature is a Who's Who entry for him glued down. Very light extremity rubbing, gilt lettering dulled otherwise a very good copy. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: Evolution of an Idea.
Publisher: New York: .
Publication Date: 1945
Book Description [National Law Press]. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust jacket missing. Minor shelf and handling wear, overall a clean solid copy with minimal signs of use. Small scuffs on the front and rear panels. Bookseller Inventory # 1206675472
Book Description National Law Press, 1945. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Book is in very good shape, with reddish brown cloth covers, crisp clean pages, tight binding. Minor corner and edge wear, small dent with a bit of tearing to upper front cover edge, minor overall aging and wear. Otherwise, a nice sturdy copy. Bookseller Inventory # 083337
Book Description New York: Research Institute of America, 1945, New York, 1945. Red Cloth. Book Condition: Good+. No Jacket. No Additional Printings. Red Cloth. Good+/No Jacket. No Additional Printings. Hardback. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 90 pages; the 'Idea' was to sell American business men by mail order, information critical to the proper running of their enterprise. Carl Hovgard started with 'Minimizing Payroll Taxes' in 1935, which was a successful project. The Research Institute grew through the 1930's becoming an interpreter of New Deal regulations to industry and gave advance warning to industry in case of America's involvement in WWII. In WWII, the Institute was an unoffical conduit between Washington and industry, and greatly aided their cooperation and the war effort. The Institute had grown from a one-room operation to a multivaried organization of 700 people by 1945. Book condition: Spine cover has faded somewhat as has the top 0.5 inch of the rear cover; spine ends and cover corners have some rubbing-wear; otherwise, book is in nice condition. Bookseller Inventory # 003191
Book Description National Law Press, New York, 1945. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. First Edition. 90 pp. Evolution of an Idea details the creation of the Research Institute of America and it's founder Carl Hovgard. Book Design By Bernard Mazel. Lightly faded spine. Small puncture with wear to cloth at center spine, and slight edgewear to spine and fore-edge tips, else, no wear. Clean, tight and strong binding with no underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Red cloth embossed gilt lettering. Bookseller Inventory # 003277
Book Description NATIONAL LAW PRESS - NEW YORK. HARDCOVER. Book Condition: GOOD CONDITION. Bookseller Inventory # IM446496
Book Description National Law Press, New York, 1945. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Very Good-. No Jacket. Book Design By Bernard Mazel (illustrator). First Edition. In red cloth with gilt titling, 8vo, 90pp. (small stain to upper board; bookplate, name in ink). Used. Bookseller Inventory # 0750801
Book Description National Law Press 1945, 1945. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Very Good. 90 pp. VG/no DJ. Bookseller Inventory # 76
Book Description (National Law Press), New York, 1945. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very good-. Dust Jacket Condition: No dust jacket. Limited Edition. 90 pp. Maroon Pebbled cloth. Cloth finish has chipped off at head and heel of spine and along front hinge; gilt lettering is dull, else very good. # 17 of an edition limited to 150 numbered copies. Bookseller Inventory # 39019