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Chapman-Huston D and Cripps E C Through a City Archway - The Story of Allen & Hanburys 1715-1954, John Murray, 1954, pp326 plus 46 pages photos. No dust wrapper. VG. A comprehensive history of the development of the company from its beginnings as a chemist shop in Lombard Street into an international pharmaceutical company. £3.95
Heyworth: A Memoir, Unilever, 1985, pp71. No
dw. VG. Heyworth was chairman of Unilever from 1947-1960.
This monograph consists of a series of brief tributes from those
associated with various aspects of his career.
Jacobs, Joseph J The
Anatomy of an Entrepreneur: Family,
Culture and Ethics,
Macdonald, 1991, pp274.
VG+ in a
Founder of the Jacobs Engineering Group, a USA chemical engineering
"A warm and engrossing tale of four decades of building a billion dollar engineering firm from the ground up.
Jacobs recounts both his disheartening failures and his stunning successes."
Pauli, Herta E Alfred Nobel:
Dynamite King - Architect of Peace, Nicholson & Watson, 1947,
VG with some yellowing and
foxing of pages. A comprehensive
Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain, Centenary Commemoration, April 15th 1941, pp84. Large format. No dw. G+. A collection of articles providing a general survey of the development of the society. £3.95
Pilcher, Richard B The Institute of Chemistry of Great Britain and Ireland History of the Institute 1877-1914, 1914, pp307 with 21 illustrations. Compiled by direction of the Council of the Institute. Hb. No dw. Fair+. Corners bumped and some wear to the covers at the top and base of the spine. £7.50
Reader M J Unilever: A Short History, Unilever, London, 1960, pp64. No dust wrapper. VG+. Appendix with diagrams of company organisation at various times in its history. £2.95
Reader M J Fifty Years of Unilever: 1930-1980, Heineman, 1980, pp148. Pb. Fine. A well-illustrated history. £2.95
Reckitt, Basil N The History of Reckitt
and Sons Limited, A Brown &
Sons, revised edition 1958, pp113.
slightly faded and internally repaired,
VG in a VG
The main products of Reckitt & Sons were Starch, Blue,
Grate Polish and Metal Polish including Brasso.
Smith, R Grenville and Barrie, Alexander Aspro - How a Family Business Grew Up, Nicholas International, 1976, pp182. VG+ in a VG dust wrapper. The story of how a one-man business was begun in Melbourne in 1915 to produce aspirin and grew into a multi-national group of companies producing a large range of pharmaceuticals and cosmetics. £3.95