Joseph Segel created over 20 businesses over the past 70+ years, including The Franklin Mint, QVC, National Business Services, and the ritzy Le Mirador Resort in Switzerland.
One of the great lessons of his career: “If you want a home run, you have to keep going up to bat!”
Here’s a fantastic spread aimed at high brow collectors and novice bibliophiles alike.
The timeless appeal of this 1983 offer is just as valid today because the COLLECTOR’S spirit is alive and well in almost all of us… and our customers.
“Now, for the first time ever…
You can build a private library of author-signed First Editions.
Important new books by today’s great writers, in First Editions that may well become tomorrow’s collecting treasures.
• Published in limited edition, solely for members of The Signed First Edition Society.
• Charter Members accepted for a limited time only.
• Applications must be postmarked by December 31. 1983.
You are invited to enjoy the exclusive privilege of building a private library unlike any that has existed before. A unique collection of leather-bound First Editions of today’s major new books. Each book signed by its author. And each volume a limited First Edition that may well become a book collector’s “find” of tomorrow.
By arrangement with America’s leading publishing houses, each of these Signed First Editions will mark the very first publication of an outstanding new work.To document this fact for future generations,every volume will contain a statement of authenticity attesting to its First Edition status and certifying the author’s signature.