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Charles R Flint
Charles R Flint - Memories of an Active Life (IBM) - Signed - 1st/1st (1923)
G P Putnam's Sons, 1923. D'ARTAGNAN BOOKS This is a signed first edition in good condition. It was published by G P Putnam's Sons in 1923. I can not tell whether the signature to the tissue-guard is printed, or actually signed. Charles Ranlett Flint was the founder of the Computing-Tabulating-Recording Company which later became IBM. For his financial dealings he earned the moniker 'Father of Trusts'. Sir Henry Norman, 1st Baronet PC JP was a journalist and Liberal politician. One of the positions he held was Assistant Postmaster General. In 1922 he bought Ramster Hall in Chiddingfold, Surrey. The book is subtitled - 'Men, and Ships, and Sealing Wax'. This is a 1st Edition / 1st Printing. Condition: Book - Good - rubbing/bumping/wear to the corners, edges and covers, a lean and v.v.slight tearing to the spine. some marking, scratches, discolouration to the covers, opens easily to several pages (binding just showing through in a couple of places), some creasing to a couple of page corners, slight bumping to a few page corners, some marking to the page edges, some foxing to the page edges and many pages and soft even tanning to the pages. Dust Jacket - Not present - if issued with one. Photos/scans are always of the actual book for sale, and more can be supplied upon request. I specialise in First Editions and in particular Signed First Editions. Please visit my eBay shop as I have a large range of books and some interesting ephemera. Please do not hesitate to contact me if you have any questions, especially about the displayed book or postage costs. I do combine P&P costs, a … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: D'Artagnan Books (chicotthejester) [Haslemere, United Kingdom]
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