Signed Henry Ford: "My Life and Work (1928)"
Henry Ford (July 30, 1863 – April 7, 1947) was an American industrialist, the founder of the Ford Motor Company, and sponsor of the development of the assembly line technique of mass production. This book is the original autobiographical work by Henry Ford, founder of the Ford Motor Company. His introduction of the Model T automobile revolutionized transportation and American industry. As owner of the Ford Motor Company, he became one of the richest and best-known people in the world. He is credited with "Fordism": mass production of inexpensive goods coupled with high wages for workers. Ford had a global vision, with consumerism as the key to peace. His intense commitment to systematically lowering costs resulted in many technical and business innovations, including a franchise system that put dealerships throughout most of North America and in major cities on six continents. An amazing fear for the time. Henry Ford takes you through a journey of history, business and lessons to be learned from which he used to develop his financial empire.
This book is in beautiful condition and has been exquisitely signed in black ink pen, on the title page by Henry Ford’s own hand. Ford’s signature has been authenticated by third party experts from the top authenticators in the country. This is a First edition later printing of Henry Ford’s autobiography and possibly one of only very few known signed copies.
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