How can you spot the marriage-certificate swindle? Should you buy a typewriter, or rent? How does one calculate the weight of coal in a bin or box? How are blasphemy, fornication, profanity, and offenses on the high seas defined by the law?The answers to these questions, and many more, can be found in this handy business encyclopedia, a one-volume quick reference to everything the well-informed man of industry and commerce needed to know if he was to get ahead and make a respectable name for himself in the early 20th century.QUICK TIP: Servants of an American citizen can be included in the citizen's passport!First published in 1886, this tremendously popular book was a standard for decades. Today, this replica of the 18th edition is a wonderful piece of retro Americana.QUICK TIP: If you make teaching business to your wife like a puzzle or a game, she is much more likely to be enthusiastic about home finance!JAMES LAWRENCE NICHOLS (d. 1895) was professor of economics at Northwestern College, and also wrote The Farmers Manual, The Household Guide, and Safe Counsel.Find the canter of the figure and multiply distance around the figure (perimeter) by one-half of the diameter and the result ... The souare is exactly half as large as the square described outside of the circle, that is the described one is one half the ... the waste family use and all ordinary purposes it will be u seryieeable as refrigerators coating twenty-five times as much. ... Bute for 12-foot Boards: Find the width of the boards in inches and add together, and the sum obtained will be equal toanbsp;...
|Title||:||The Business Guide|
|Author||:||J. L. Nichols|
|Publisher||:||Cosimo, Inc. - 2005-12-01|