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    B.C. Forbes Signed Copy of 101 Unusual Experiences, gleaned from the careers of business leaders, and others. New York: B.C. Forbes and Sons Publishing Co., Inc., 1952. Inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper: "To my very dear Friend, A.P. Sloan, Esq. May you enjoy many, many Happy Experiences - as you have bestowed innumerable Happy Experiences to others. Admiringly, BC Forbes." Octavo. 239 pages. Publishers full brown cloth covered boards. Without dust jacket. Spine stamped in black. Deckled edges. The front free endpaper and copyright page have been stamped with "Property of Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, Inc."

    The Founder of Forbes magazine has inscribed this copy to fellow businessman, Alfred P. Sloan, who was the president and CEO of General Motors.

    Condition: Light wear and rubbing to spine edges and corners, slightly bumped. Sunning to spine. Page edges lightly toned.

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