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Cheaper by the Dozen

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Book is in good condition, the covers are a deep blue with no fading however the spine has faded a bit. The writing on the spine has a few marks making it a tad more challenging to read the text on the spine. The first page contains a signature from whom we do not know, dated in September of 1950. Interior pages are in decent condition, with two or 3 pages slightly dog eared, apart from that, very clear and easy to use/read. Last page has a slight rip at the bottom but nothing to worry about.

The book tells the story of time and motion study and efficiency experts Frank Bunker Gilbreth and Lillian Moller Gilbreth, and their twelve children, as they reside in Montclair, New Jersey for many years. The title comes from one of Frank Sr.'s favorite jokes: it often happened that when he and his family were out driving and stopped at a red light, a pedestrian would ask, "Hey, Mister! How come you got so many kids?" Gilbreth would pretend to ponder the question carefully, and then, just as the light turned green, would say, "Well, they come cheaper by the dozen, you know," and drive off.

Published in 1950 by William Heinemann Ltd

Item details

Author(s):
Gilbreth JR, Frank & Gilbreth Carey, Ernestine
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
20.2 x 13.3
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
240
Publisher:
William Heinemann Ltd
Title:
Cheaper by the Dozen

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Book is in good condition, the covers are a deep blue with no fading however the spine has faded a bit. The writing on the spine has a few marks making it a tad more challenging to read the text on the spine. The first page contains a signature from whom we do not know, dated in September of 1950. Interior pages are in decent condition, with two or 3 pages slightly dog eared, apart from that, very clear and easy to use/read. Last page has a slight rip at the bottom but nothing to worry about.

The book tells the story of time and motion study and efficiency experts Frank Bunker Gilbreth and Lillian Moller Gilbreth, and their twelve children, as they reside in Montclair, New Jersey for many years. The title comes from one of Frank Sr.'s favorite jokes: it often happened that when he and his family were out driving and stopped at a red light, a pedestrian would ask, "Hey, Mister! How come you got so many kids?" Gilbreth would pretend to ponder the question carefully, and then, just as the light turned green, would say, "Well, they come cheaper by the dozen, you know," and drive off.

Published in 1950 by William Heinemann Ltd

Author(s):
Gilbreth JR, Frank & Gilbreth Carey, Ernestine
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
20.2 x 13.3
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
240
Publisher:
William Heinemann Ltd
Title:
Cheaper by the Dozen

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