Friday, November 18, 2011

Utilities and Universal Prosperity

Utilities and Universal Prosperity
John M. Bruce

Book Description: Farrar & Rinehart, Inc., New York, 1929. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Hardcover, Red cloth with gilt title to cover and spine, First Edition published 1929, New York, 137 pages.

Book Condition:
Fair, front cover had been creased down center, straight now but crease line still visible on front cover and end papers, corners bumped, light shelfwear, spine bumped and lightly faded, some hint of old pencil marks to front end papers otherwise clean and free of marks, front hinge loose but NOT cracked.

Dust Jacket Condition:
Fair, intact, but rubbed, soiled, and many rips and tears (see photo), price intact (NOT price clipped),

Contents:
Foreword by Richard Washburn Childs, Introduction, Chapter I. The Measurement of Investment Safety, II. Fragments of History of the World's Oldest Utility, III. Industrial Competition as Fostered by the Sherman Anti-Trust Law, IV. Further Light on the Industrial Problem, V. The Supreme Court and the Waterworks - by Harold R. Medina and Eugene A. Sherpick, VI. The Value of the Francise and the Greater Value of Customer Stockholders, VII. The Make-up of a Modern Waterworks, VIII. Rates, Meters and Per Capita Consumption, IX. The Proof in the Pudding. -- end. 137 pages, Extremely Scarce Titles on Utilities, First Edition, Collectible.

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