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Scott, Edgar

Published by Winston (1950)

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About this Item: Winston, 1950. Condition: Good. 1st. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Seller Inventory # GRP93224275

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Scott, Edgar; Kimbrough, Emily

Published by John C. Winston Company (1950)

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About this Item: John C. Winston Company, 1950. Hard Cover. Condition: Collectible: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition. First edition. Jacket edges lightly rubbed with a few minor tears. Pages lightly toned. 1950 Hard Cover. xiv, 65 pp. "Charming elementary stuff about the stock market, banking, etc. with chapter titles such as "Is Your Bank as Cold and Dull as you Think?" Scott was a senior partner in New York and Philadelphia firm Montgomery, Scott and Company. (This may now be Janney Montgomery Scott.) He gave a series of well received lectures to Philadelphia women in the fall of 1949 titled "Invest in America," which became this book. Scott, former president of the Philadelphia Stock Exchange, died in 1995. Great illustrations by New Yorker cartoonist Richard Decker. Kimbrough is famous for her fiction and autobiographical writings, including with Cornelia Otis Skinner (Our Hearts Were Young and Gay). In her humorous introduction she discusses her experiences in check writing as a student at Bryn Mawr College. She banked with the Bryn Mawr Trust Company (very much still alive and well today) and details her experience w/ tellers. There's a great image of a woman tending her nest egg in Chapter 1. Other fun images are the front cover with a houswife with her ticker tape machine, plus a cartoon of two women in a ladies' room in which one says to the other, "I can't decide between a mutual fund and six sheer nightgowns. Seller Inventory # 2264280

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Edgar Scott

Published by The John C. Winston Co, Philadelphia-Toronto (1950)

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About this Item: The John C. Winston Co, Philadelphia-Toronto, 1950. Hardcover. Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Acceptable. Emily Kimbrough (illustrator). First Edition. Good in Fair jacket Good in Fair jacket 8vo-over 7Ã,¾"-9Ã,¾" tall. Book condition good, dj fair with clipped corner, in mylar cover. Red cloth boards with black illustration on front and black lettering on spine. First Edition. Financial Facts of Life for the Average Girl. Seller Inventory # 001723

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Walter, H.E.

Published by Corvallis Chamber of Commerce, Corvallis, OR (1928)

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About this Item: Corvallis Chamber of Commerce, Corvallis, OR, 1928. Pamphlet. Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. no date (Ca 1928), White Photo Illus Pamphlet, 4 x 8.25Inches, Folds out in 3 panels to 8.25 x 11.75 Inches, Photos, Text Both sides, Small edge tearout else VG, Assumed 1st ed. Seller Inventory # 007023

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Scott, Edgar, Illustrated by Richard Decker

Published by Philadelphia: John C. Winston Co, 1950 (1950)

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About this Item: Philadelphia: John C. Winston Co, 1950, 1950. Hard Cover. Very Good in a Very Good Dustjacket. FIRST EDITION. Dj and edges of book are soiled. Endpapers are foxed and text is age toned (yellowed). Dj has remnent of a sticker on front. Seller Inventory # 01096

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Scott, Edgar

Published by The John C. Winston Company, Philadelphia (1950)

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About this Item: The John C. Winston Company, Philadelphia, 1950. Cloth. Condition: Near Fine. Decker, Richard (illustrator). Second Printing. Near fine second printing in near fine unclipped jacket, protected by archival cover. "Financial facts of life for the average girl". Introduction by Emily Kimbrough. 65 pp. Seller Inventory # 002666

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Scott, Edgar and Emily Kimbrough

Published by John C Winston, Philadelphia (1950)

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About this Item: John C Winston, Philadelphia, 1950. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. Nice copy, VG/VG, price clipped, signed on fep by both Scott and Kimbrough, thin 1st edn, 2nd printing, ill. by Richard Decker, 65pps, slight spot on fore-edge, playing the Stock Market with tips for midcentury woman. Signed by Author(s). Seller Inventory # 116175

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Scott, Edgar; Kimbrough, Emily

Published by Winston (1950)

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About this Item: Winston, 1950. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. First Edition signed by both Emily Kimbrough and Edgar Scott of this period piece that presents financial advice for the 1950s woman -- particularly planning for the great potential catastrophe of the period: widowhood. Scott was a prominent stock broker and Kimbrough was a popular writer best known for "Our Hearts Were Young and Gay." Signed by Kimbrough and Scott on the front endpaper to a previous owner. Red cloth, 65 pages. Has red mark through a previous price on the front endpaper. Signed by Author(s). Seller Inventory # 008243

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Scott, Edgar

Published by John C. Winston, Philadelphia (1950)

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About this Item: John C. Winston, Philadelphia, 1950. Hardcover. Illustrated by Richard Decker (illustrator). First Edition. Very Good- with no dust jacket; Edgewear. Pages yellowing. Yellowing on endpaper. ; Introduction by Emily Kimbrough. Signed by Edgar Scott and Emily Kimbrough. ; 65 pages. Seller Inventory # 58422

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Scott, Edgar, Illustrated by Richard Decker

Published by Philadelphia: John C. Winston Co, 1950 (1950)

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About this Item: Philadelphia: John C. Winston Co, 1950, 1950. Hard Cover. Very Good in a Very Good Dustjacket. FIRST EDITION. Dj and edges of book are soiled. Endpapers are foxed and text is age toned (yellowed). Dj has remnent of a sticker on front. Seller Inventory # 13510

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Scott, Edgar

Published by John C. Winston Co. (1950)

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About this Item: John C. Winston Co., 1950. Hard Cover. Condition: Fair. Decker, Richard (illustrator). First Edition. 65pp Illus "Financial facts of life for the average girl." Introduction by Emily Kimbrough. Presentation copy signed by Scott and Kimbrough. Paper browning and chipping. Wear to extremities.Repaired front hinge. Signed Presentation Copy. Seller Inventory # 29163

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Scott, Edgar

Published by John C. Winston, Philadelphia (1950)

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About this Item: John C. Winston, Philadelphia, 1950. hardcover. First Edition. Tanning pages, else fine in a VG Dust Jacket. INSCRIBED & SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR and by Emily Kimbrough who contributed the introduction. Illustrated by Richard Decker. Seller Inventory # 152718

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How To Lay A Nest Egg: Scott, Edgar

Scott, Edgar

Published by The John C. Winston Company, Philadelphia, PA (1950)

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About this Item: The John C. Winston Company, Philadelphia, PA, 1950. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. Decker, Richard (illustrator). 1st Edition. First Edition stated, 1950; hardcover in very good condition wrapped in mylar protected dust jacket in very good condition. Book is square and tight with age-toning to the interior pages and end papers. The boards at top and bottom are shelf-worn. The DJ has chips and tears along the top and bottom w/ pieces missing at the top of the spine. DJ is NOT price clipped .Foxing on back surface and edges. Book is SIGNED by author Edgar Scott and Emilly Kimbrough who wrote the introduction. Signed by Author(s). Seller Inventory # 100479

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HOW TO LAY A NEST EGG; FINANCIAL: SCOTT, Edgar

SCOTT, Edgar

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About this Item: 1950. DECKER, Richard (illustrator). SCOTT, Edgar. HOW TO LAY A NEST EGG; FINANCIAL FACTS OF LIFE FOR THE AVERAGE GIRL. Introduction by Emily Kimbrough. Illustrated by Richard Decker. Philadelphia: John C. Winston Co., [1950]. 8vo, cloth in dust jacket. First Edition. Signed presentation from Kimbrough and Scott on front endpaper, to author Anita Loos: " For Anita Loos with love and thanks. Edgar Scott. Emily Kimbrough." Very Good (with Loos' library stamp on the endpaper; some edgewear (some chipping) d/j. $85.00. Seller Inventory # 40384

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SCOTT, Edgar (Emily Kimbrough)

Published by John C. Winston Company, Philadelphia (1950)

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From: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA (Gloucester City, NJ, U.S.A.)

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About this Item: John C. Winston Company, Philadelphia, 1950. Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. First edition. 65 pp. 21 cm. Illustrated by Richard Decker, with an introduction by Emily Kimbrough. Publishers' maroon cloth. With moderate browning to the text pages, else near fine in a very good dustwrapper. Inscribed to Polly Tunney, wife of the great boxing champion Gene Tunney, by Edgar Scott and Emily Kimbrough. Seller Inventory # 343038

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