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1 Allhands, J. L. Gringo Builders
Joplin, MO J. L. Allhands 1931 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket Sm4to from 9" to 11" Photos Signed by Author
283 pp, (1), (13) index, blu cloth covered boards w/stamped gilt lettering & border on the front board and gilt lettering on the spine, SIGNED by the author on the ffep. The author writes of his years in the employ of B. F. Johnston and P. M. Johnston of St. Elmo, Illinois as they provided the country with railroad facilities. They built the C. P. & M. Railroad and constructed over fifteen hundred miles of railroad for B.F. Yoakum, in Missouri, Oklahoma and Texas alone. They constructed the Brownsville Line. The author worked as a railroad contractor and had part in constructing the Brownsville line, the other rail lines in the Valley. The author provides information on the huge ranches, first passenger trains in the valley, big water projects, Bay City, Colonel Uriah Lott and more. "the history of the building of the St. Louis, Brownsville, and Mexico railway." Rader #117, "contains a chapter on Texas ranches and other cattle material." Herd #39, Howes #A172. 
Price: 146.63 USD
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2 Allhands, J. L. Uriah Lott
San Antonio, TX The Naylor Company 1949 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 8vo - Over 8" - 9" Tall Photos & Maps 
xii, (8 pg plates), 187 pp, green cloth covered boards w/black lettering on the front panel and spine, tipped-in map at rear of the book, Inscribed & SIGNED on the ffep. The map of the Lower Rio Grande Valley of 1944, that shows the Missouri Pacific Lines and Southern Pacific Lines. This is the story of Uriah Lott, who took over the Corpus Christi, San Diego & Rio Grande Narrow Guage Railroad. He turned it into the San Antonio & Aransas Pass Railway. He stretched his steel rails across thirty-two Texas counties. The bottom front corners bumped 
Price: 62.48 USD
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3 Allis-Chalmers Mfg. Company ALLIS-CHALMERS Model "WC" Tractor Operator's Manual
Milwaukee, WI Allis-Chalmers Mfg. Company Soft Cover w/staples Poor  No Jacket Sm4to from 9" to 11" Illustrated 
31 pp, tan pages w/illustrations. Operater's manual for the Allis-Chalmers model "WC" tractor. The booklet contains illustrations to familiarize the owner w/the details of construction and principles of operation of the tractor. Has information on the operation, lubrication, tractor speeds, and parts of the tractor. missing covers, creased vertically, pages some soiling, corners folded.  
Price: 29.75 USD
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4 Awdry, W. THOMAS AND HIS FRIENDS COLLECTION : a Unique Collection of Engine Stories from the Railway Series
London, England Dean 2004 0603560350 / 9780603560354 Reprint Hard Cover Near Fine  Near Fine 4to - over 11" - 13" Tall Illustrated 
220 pp, glossy brown boards & dj w/light tan lettering on the spine w/color illustrated front & back panels. This volume contains fifty-six stories about the different engines from Thomas, Percy the small engine, Toby the tram engine, Edward the blue engine, Gordon the big engine, Henry the green engine and James the red engine.  
Price: 23.59 USD
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5 Baker, T. Lindsay w/foreword by Holland, F. Ross Lighthouses of Texas
College Station, TX Texas A & M University Press 1991 0890964815 / 9780890964811 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Near Fine 4to - over 11" - 13" Tall Paintings by Phenix, Harold & Photos Signed by Author
xv, 128 pp, green clothcovered boards w/bright blu lettering on the spine, SIGNED by author on the half title page, w/date 23 Oct 2011. glossy green dj w/color illustrated front panel w/white-black lettering on front panel & spine. The author presents the comprehensive story of the lighthouses and lightships of Texas. It focuses on the ten surviving light stations as well as the two lightships that formerly served the Texas coast. Prev owner wrote on the ffep as a gift. 
Price: 46.71 USD
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6 Barnes, Eric George Sampson The Midland Main Line, 1875-1922
New York, NY Augustus M. Kelley 1970 0043850499 / 9780043850497 Hard Cover Good+ Good+ 8vo - Over 8" - 9" Tall Photos & Tables 
280 pp, red cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering, dj red-wht-grey w/pictorial front & spine. The Midland Railway functioned as a provincial goods and mineral line. At the close of the Victorian era the Midland was probably the most popular of al British railways. This volume reveals the inside story of Derby policy between 1844 and 1922. dj price-clipped, dj two tears to top edge front panel, boards have some insect depredation along the top & bottom edges of the finish. 
Price: 21.21 USD
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7 Barton, Charles Howard Hughes and His Flying Boat
Fallbrook, CA Aero Publishers, Inc. 1982 0816864578 / 9780816864577 3rd Printing Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good+ Sm4to from 9" to 11" Photos 
272 pp, blu imitation leather boards w/gilt lettering, dj light brown w/black-red lettering w/illustrated front & spine, pictorial rear panel of Spruce Goose flying, pictorial endpapers. This is the story of Howard Hughes the aviator and designer of unusual airplanes, the story of his life before he became the wheeler-dealer of Las Vegas, of he airplane crashes tha tchanged the course of his life, of his mysterious "disappearance" for nine months, and of his struggle to vindicate himself and his works during the Senate investigation of his wartime contracts. 
Price: 55.25 USD
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8 Becker, Ethel Anderson Here Comes the Polly
Seattle, WA Superior Publishing Company 1971 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 4to - over 11" - 13" Tall Photos 
127 pp, Story about the Russian gunboat Politkofsky which provides some history of Alaska, northern people, and Seattle. prev owner wrote on FPD w/date & price in 1974. 
Price: 24.86 USD
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9 Bendick, Jeanne The First Book of Airplanes #1
New York, NY Franklin Watts, Inc. 1958 5th Printing Hard Cover Very Good+  Very Good 8vo - over 8" - 9" Tall Octavo Bendick, Jeanne 
63 pp, blu boards w/dark blu lettering, dj light blu-wht w/black lettering w/wraparound illustration, illustrated endpapers, dj has book listings on the inside. Prev owner wrote on ffep, dj chipped at top & bottom of spine, some discoloration to dj spine.  
Price: 11.01 USD
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10 Bendick, Jeanne The First book of Automobiles #5
New York, NY Franklin Watts, Inc. 1955 2nd Printing Hard Cover Very Good  No Jacket 8vo - over 8" - 9" Tall Octavo Bendick, Jeanne 
64 pp, yellow cloth boards w/red lettering. Book about different kinds of automobiles, how automobiles work, car factory, and other types of cars.  
Price: 6.38 USD
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11 Berkman, Pamela The History of the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe
New York, NY Bonanza Books 1988 0517633507 / 9780517633502 Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ 4to - over 11" - 13" Tall Photos 
128 pp, blu papercovered boards w/silver lettering on the spine, glossy blu, white, tan, brown, red color pictorial dust jacket w/color photo of Santa Fe engines on the front and color pictorial illustration of a native American chief on the rear panel. The story of the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company that included nearly all of the southwestern United States, from the Mississipi to the Pacific and from the Rockies to the Gulf of Mexico. tchison, 
Price: 12.33 USD
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12 Bilstein, Roger and Miller, Jay Aviation in Texas
Austin, TX Texas Monthly Press, Inc. 1985 0932012957 / 9780932012951 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good 4to - over 11" - 13" Tall Photos 
288 pp, blu clothcovered boards w/gilt lettering on the spine, blu-brown dj w/color illustrated front panel and brown rear panel w/black-and-white photos. The story of the history of aviation in Texas, from Jacob Brodbeck's reported flight in 1865 to the development of the Manned Spacecraft Center in Houston. The book contains more than three hundred photographs and it spotlights the personalities and events that contributed to the heritage of the industry. 
Price: 27.63 USD
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13 Birchman, David Francis Victorious Paints the Great Balloon
New York, NY Bradbury Press 1991 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ 8vo - Over 8" - 9" Tall Hunt, Jonathan 
52 pp, blu boards w/blu clothcovered spine w/copper lettering, glossy blu dj w/copper lettering w/pictorical full color front & back. Victorious, a member of the unlucky Rattan family in rural France, becomes involved in a historic hot air balloon ascension & restores good repute to the Rattans. A tale about aeronautical advances, enormous artistic talent, and the great bravery of barnyard animals. 
Price: 12.75 USD
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14 Blaisdelll, Katharine Over the River and Through the Years : Book One
North Haverhill, NH Katherine Blaisdell 1979 First Edition Soft Cover Very Good No Jacket 8vo - Over 8" - 9" Tall Photos & Illustrations Inscribed & SIGNED By Author
vii, [1], 184 pp, blu SC wraps w/black lettering & illustration on the front cover, Inscribed and SIGNED on the half title page. The book contains records and recollections of early travel, railroads and the Connecticut River. It includes information about ferries, bridges, steamboats, major floods, turnpikes, stagecoaches, railroads, and major train wrecks along the Connecticut River. 
Price: 26.35 USD
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15 Block, Irvin the Real Book about Ships (Real Book Series)
Garden City, NY Garden City Books, 1961 Book Club (BCE/BOMC) Hard Cover Very Good  Good+ Book Club Edition 8vo - over 8" - 9" Tall Octavo DeV. Lee, Manning 
211 pp, Story about ships and sailing. History of ships and how they were built and improved upon by many varied peoples. stain on dj spine, dj chipped on top & bottom and corners.  
Price: 11.01 USD
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16 Bourne, Jr. Hon. Jonathan Parcel Post in Foreign Countries
Washington, D.C. Government Printing Office 1912 Soft Cover w/staples Good+ No Jacket Sm4to from 9" to 11" Charts 
326 pp, red SC wraps w/black lettering on the front cover. This report presents the data that was collected from foreign countries concerning parcel post shipping and the convention for exchange of postal parcels of the international postal union. spine is sunned, bottom front corner of cover is missing, chipped at bottom of the spine, small tear on the rear cover. 
Price: 12.33 USD
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17 Braden, Jas. A. The Auto Boy's Big Six
Akron, OH The Saalfield Publishing Co. 1927 Reprint Hard Cover Good  No Jacket 12mo - over 7" to 7-1/2" Tall Furman, E. A. 
252 pp, orange boards w/black lettering & illustrated front panel & spine, frontispiece on plain paper. The front cover has four boys in open motorcar w/a locomotive in upper background. Book #5 in the original series and book #9 in the reissue. Mattson #04200 Format #2. some soiling and staining to the boards.  
Price: 7.86 USD
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18 Braniff BRANIFF AIRWAYS, INC Application for Courtesy Card
Dallas, TX Braniff Airways, Inc 1957 Sheet Very Good  No Jacket 12mo - over 7" to 7-1/2" Tall 
1 page, wht w/black lettering. Form 61-FO-2037 (Rev. 2-57) BNF 735 for a courtesy card from Braniff Airways, Inc. Form has a crease where it was folded in half widthwise & then folded in half lengthwise.  
Price: 4.25 USD
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19 Braniff BRANIFF AIRWAYS, INC Application for Courtesy Card
Dallas, TX Braniff Airways, Inc 1957 Sheet Very Good  No Jacket 12mo - over 7" to 7-1/2" Tall 
1 page, wht w/black lettering. Form 61-FO-2037 (Rev. 2-57) BNF 735 for a courtesy card from Braniff Airways, Inc. Form has a crease where it was folded in half widthwise & then folded in half lengthwise.  
Price: 4.25 USD
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20 Brink, Randall Lost Star: The Search for Amelia Earhart
New York, NY W. W. Norton & Company 1994 0393026833 / 9780393026832 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good 8vo - Over 8" - 9" Tall Photos 
206 pp, quarterbound w/tan boards w/tan cloth covered spine w/blu lettering, glossy tan dj w/blu-green-yel color pictorial front panel. The authro unearthed documents and photographs that provide new evidence about the circumstances of the last flight of Amelia Earhart. Amelia Earhart disappeared while on an espionage mission over Japanese-held islands in the Pacific, a mission undertakend at the specific behest of the US government. 
Price: 7.65 USD
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