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Fountain Manual for Ice Cream Merchants. Formulas and Hints for Better Service and More Profits

Jewell Ice Cream & Milk Co.

Published by Mathews Industries, Inc., Mt. Vernon, OH, 1929
Condition: Very Good Soft cover
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4to. 25 by 16 cm. 34 pp. 14 of these pages are of cartoons that are meant to make edifying points. Most of the other pages are filled with ice cream fountain concoctions, with a few pages worth of text that is full of tips and encouragement. Topics include such things as "cashing in" with motorists, ideas for capitalizing on cold and hot weather, being business-like instead of smart, using the window to sell, etc. The use of cartoons was obviously inspired by the huge surge in popularity of comic strips in newspapers at the time, while the business-pointers are very much in the American can-do business philosophy of the Dale Carnegie school. Soiling and wear on the cover, and some other indicia of use within, such as a small closed tear in a margin, some creasing, etc. Still a nice copy of a scarce piece of culinary ephemera. Bookseller Inventory # 003844

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Title: Fountain Manual for Ice Cream Merchants. ...

Publisher: Mathews Industries, Inc., Mt. Vernon, OH

Publication Date: 1929

Binding: Wraps. Brochure

Book Condition: Very Good

Edition: First Edition presumed.

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