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How to Run a Bassoon Factory or Business Explained & Business for Pleasure

£19.99

Product description

Highly humorous examination of how to run a small specialist manufacturing business before the age of red tape and corporate style management. This copy is a reprint from 1959.

Dust-jacket is mainly orange with large white titles taking up the whole of the front, the spine, which is slightly discoloured with light and age, is similar. The rear of the jacket has adverts for other titles by the same publisher. The price corner is intact. There is a little shelf wear and some small nicks near the spine, but no major tears.

The book itself has plain black cloth covered boards with the details on the spine in white text. The boards are in excellent condition having been protected by the jacket.

There is a long and detailed gift dedication on the ffe written in ink and dated 1965. The hinges and binding are in good order.
The text block is clean and tidy and gives the impression of hardly, if ever, having been read. Some light foxing to the pre and post pages, and page ends, but the main text appear unaffected. It is rare to get a both a book and jacket of this age in such good condition.

Item details

Author(s):
Spade, Mark
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
190 x 125 x 24 mm approx.
Edition:
1959 Reprint
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
262
Publisher:
Hamish Hamilton

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About this item

Highly humorous examination of how to run a small specialist manufacturing business before the age of red tape and corporate style management. This copy is a reprint from 1959.

Dust-jacket is mainly orange with large white titles taking up the whole of the front, the spine, which is slightly discoloured with light and age, is similar. The rear of the jacket has adverts for other titles by the same publisher. The price corner is intact. There is a little shelf wear and some small nicks near the spine, but no major tears.

The book itself has plain black cloth covered boards with the details on the spine in white text. The boards are in excellent condition having been protected by the jacket.

There is a long and detailed gift dedication on the ffe written in ink and dated 1965. The hinges and binding are in good order.
The text block is clean and tidy and gives the impression of hardly, if ever, having been read. Some light foxing to the pre and post pages, and page ends, but the main text appear unaffected. It is rare to get a both a book and jacket of this age in such good condition.

Author(s):
Spade, Mark
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
190 x 125 x 24 mm approx.
Edition:
1959 Reprint
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
262
Publisher:
Hamish Hamilton

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