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BUSINESS FICTION, 1770-1991: James H. Berson Collection: A-B
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Frederick U. Adams (1901). The Kidnapped Millionaires; A Tale of Wall Street and the Tropics. (Boston, MA: Lothrop Pub. Co., 504 p.).

Samuel Hopkins Adams (1948). Plunder: A Novel. (New York, NY: Random House, 348 p.).

James Aldridge (1966). The Statesman's Game. (Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 309 p.). Notes: Sequel to A captive in the land.

Horatio Alger, Jr. (18-). Herbert Carter's Legacy. (Chicago, IL: M.A. Donohue, 247 p.).

--- (1897). Walter Sherwood's Probation. (Philadelphia, PA: H.T. Coates, 351 p.).

--- (1906?). The Cash Boy. (Chicago, IL: M.A. Donohue, 294 p. [orig. pub. 1887]).

--- (190?). Helping Himself; or, Grant Thornton's Ambition. (Philadelphia, PA: The John C. Winston co., 320 p.).

Horatio Alger, Jr.; with an introduction by Russell Crouse (1945). Struggling Upward, and Other Works. (New York, NY: Crown, 570 p.). Alger, Horatio, 1832-1899 --Bibliography. [from old catalog].

Horatio Alger, Jr. With a New Introd. by Rychard Fink (1962). Ragged Dick, and Mark, the Match Boy. (New York, NY: Collier Books, 382 p.).

Horatio Alger, Jr. (1972). In a New World; or, Among the Goldfields of Australia. (New York, NY: Media Books, 217 p. [orig. pub. 1893]). Gold mines and mining--Fiction; Australia--Fiction.

Horatio Alger, Jr. Foreword by Ralph D. Gardner (1973). Silas Snobden's Office Boy. (Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 240 p.).

--- (1974). Cast Upon the Breakers. (Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 258 p.). Notes: Originally appeared in the Argosy, May 27-Aug. 19, 1893, under the pseud. Arthur Lee Putnam.

Horatio Alger, Jr.; with a new introduction by Ralph D. Gardner (1984). Struggling Upward, or, Luke Larkin's Luck. (New York, NY: Dover Publications, 148 p. [orig. pub. 1890]).

Horatio Alger, Jr.; introduction by Alan Trachtenberg (1990). Ragged Dick, or, Street life in New York with the Boot-Blacks. (New York, NY: Penguin Group, 186 p.).

Martin Amis (1986). Money: A Suicide Note. (New York, NY: Penguin Books, 363 p. [orig. pub. 1985]). Television producers and directors--Fiction.

Jeffrey Archer (1976). Not a Penny More, Not a Penny Less. (Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 230 p.).

--- (1980). Kane & Abel. (New York, NY: Simon & Schuster, 540 p.). Capitalists and financiers--Fiction; Peasantry--Fiction; Poland--Fiction.

Nathan Asch (1925). The Office. (New York, NY: Harcourt, Brace and Company, 265 p.).

Sholem Asch (1953). A Passage in the Night. (New York, NY: Putnam, 367 p.).

Nathan Asch; introduction by Warner Berthoff (1990). Pay Day. (Detroit, MI: Omnigraphics, 280 p. [orig. pub. 1930]). Series: Proletarian literature series.

Miguel Angel Asturias; Translated from the Spanish by Gregory Rabassa (1968). Strong Wind. (New York, NY: Delacorte Press, 242 p.). Banana trade--Central America--Fiction. 1st vol. of the author's Banana Republic trilogy

--- (1971). The Green Pope. (New York, NY: Delacorte Press, 386 p.). The 2nd vol. of the author's Banana Republic trilogy.

--- (1973). The Eyes of the Interred. (New York, NY: Delacorte Press, 695 p.). The 3rd vol. of the author's Banana Republic trilogy. 

Louis Auchincloss (1966). The Embezzler. (Boston, MA: Houghton Mifflin, 277 p.). Upper class--Fiction; New York (N.Y.)--Fiction.

--- (1968). A World of Profit. (Boston, MA: Houghton Mifflin, 265 p.). Upper class--Fiction; New York (N.Y.)--Fiction.

--- (1974). The Partners. (Boston, MA: Houghton Mifflin, 254 p.).

--- (1976). The Winthrop Covenant. (Boston, MA: Houghton Mifflin, 246 p.). Puritans--New England--Fiction.

--- (1986). Diary of a Yuppie. (Boston, MA: Houghton Mifflin, 215 p.). Yuppies--Fiction.

--- (1987). The Great World and Timothy Colt. (New York, NY: McGraw-Hill, 240 p. [orig. pub. 1956]).

Robert Baar (1908). Young Lord Stranleigh; A Novel. (New York, NY: D. Appleton, 313 p.).

James Baar (1980). The Great Free Enterprise Gambit. (Boston, MA: Houghton Mifflin, 228 p.).

Irving Bacheller (1912). "Charge It". (New York, NY: Harper & Brothers, 191 p.).

Phoebe and Todhunter Ballard (1967). The Man Who Stole a University. (Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 348 p.).

Rev. Micah Balwhidder; John Galt; edited with an introduction by James Kinsley (1986). Annals of the Parish, or, The Chronicle of Dalmailing During the Ministry of the Rev. Micah Balwhidder. (New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 242 p. [orig. pub. 1821]). Scotland--Social life and customs--Fiction.

Honore de Balzac (1925). The Rise and Fall of César Birotteau. (New York, NY: Dutton, 348 p. [orig. pub. 1898]).

Frederick Orin Bartlett (1919). Joan & Co. (Boston, MA: Houghton Mifflin Company, 386 p.).

Frederick Orin Bartlett; with illustrations by George Ellis Wolfe (1916). The Wall Street Girl. (Boston, MA: Houghton Mifflin Company, 333 p.).

Bruce Barton (1918). The Making of George Groton. (New York, NY: Doubleday, Page & Company, 331 p.).

Saul Bellow; with an introduction by Cynthia Ozick (1996). Seize the Day. (New York, NY: Penguin, 118 p. [orig. pub. 1956]).

Jack Bethea (1928). Cotton. (Boston, MA: Houghton Mifflin Company. Cotton farmers--Fiction; Cotton trade--Fiction.

Austin Bidwell (1895). From Wall Street to Newgate via the Primrose Way. By Austin Bidwell, who was tried at the Old Bailey for £1,000,000 forgery on the Bank of England ... (Hartford, CT: Bidwell Publishing Co., 590 p.).

Richard Pike Bissell (1953). 7 1/2 Cents. (Boston, MA: Little, Brown, 245 p.).

Clay Blair (1969). The Board Room; A Novel. (New York, NY: Dutton, 352 p.).

Jean Richard Bloch, translated by C. K. Scott-Moncrieff (1929). "-- & Co." (New York, NY: Simon & Schuster, 401 p.).

Anthony Blond (1978). Family Business. (New York, NY: Harper & Row, 431 p.).

Norman Bogner (1967). 7th Ave. (New York, NY: Coward-McCann, 443 p.).

Hjalmar Hjorth Boyesen (1883). A Daughter of the Philistines. (Boston, MA: Roberts Brothers, 325 p.).

John Braine (1980). Room at the Top. (New York, NY: Methuen, 256 p. [orig. pub. 1957]). Working class--Fiction; England--Fiction.

--- (1980). Life at the Top. (New York, NY: Methuen, 287 p. [orig. pub. 1962]). Middle class men--Fiction; England--Fiction. Sequel to Room at the top.

William Brashler (1989). Traders. (New York, NY: Atheneum, 306 p.).

Thomas Bridges (1975). The Adventures of a Bank-Note. (New York, NY: Garland, 2 vols. [orig. pub. 1770]). Bank notes--Fiction.

Louis Bromfield (1926). Early Autumn. (New York, NY: Frederick A. Stokes Company, 307 p.). Women--New England--Fiction; New England--Fiction.

--- (1927). A Good Woman. (New York, NY: Frederick A. Stokes Company, 432 p.). Notes: "The last of a series of four novels ... The book was planned, with-out being in any sense of sequel, as part of a picture which includes three other sections--'The green bay tree', 'Possession' and 'Early autumn'. Taken together the four might be considered as a single novel with the ... title 'Escape'."--Foreword.

--- (1926). The Green Bay Tree: A Novel. (New York, NY: Grosset & Dunlap, 341 p.).

Charlotte Bronte (1997). Shirley. (New York, NY: Modern Library, 572 p. [orig. pub. 1856]). Textile industry--Fiction; Napoleonic Wars, 1800-1815--Fiction; Women--England--Yorkshire--Fiction; Yorkshire (England)--Fiction.

Richard Brooks (1951). The Producer, A Novel. (New York, NY: Simon & Schuster, 337 p.).

John Brooks (1958). The Man Who Broke Things. (New York, NY: Harper, 312 p.).

--- (1969). The Big Wheel. (New York, NY: Harper & Row, 239 p. [orig. pub. 1949]).

William Wells Brown (1969). Clotel, or, The President's Daughter: A Narrative of Slave Life in the United States. With a Sketch of the Author's Life. (Upper Saddle River, NJ: Gregg Press, 245 p. [orig. pub. 1853]). Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826 --Relations with women--Fiction; Children of presidents--Fiction; Afro-American families--Fiction; Afro-American women--Fiction; Women slaves--Fiction; Southern States--Fiction.

Roger Burlingame (1924). You Too. (New York, NY: Scribner, 302 p.).

--- (1930). The Heir. (New York, NY: Scribner, 417 p.).

Hallie Southgate Burnett (1957). The Brain Pickers. (New York, NY: J. Messner, 319 p.).

Niven Busch (1973). The Takeover; A Novel. (New York, NY: Simon & Schuster, 315 p.).

William Allen Butler (1858). Two Millions. (New York, NY: D. Appleton, 93 p.).

Donn Byrne (1919). The Strangers' Banquet. (New York, NY: Harper & Brothers, 351 p.).



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