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The Midland Main Line, 1875-1922

By: Barnes, Eric George Sampson

Price: $21.21

Publisher: New York, NY, Augustus M. Kelley: 1970

Seller ID: 032299

ISBN: 0043850499

Condition: Good+


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. View more info

The National Watercraft Collection

By: Chapelle, Howard I.

Price: $25.50

Publisher: Washington, D.C., Smithsonian Institution: 1960

Seller ID: 023670

Condition: Very Good


xi, 327 pp, light blu cloth covered boards w/dark blu lettering on the spine, w/wht lettering & drawing on the front, & dark blu drawing on back. United States National Museum Bulletin 219. This collection was established in 1884 as the "Section of American Naval Architecture" by Captain Joseph William Collins, who served as unofficial curator for the first years of its existance. The basic collection consisted of a large number of builder's half-models used in the construction of vessels. slight rubbing on corners w/slight wear & bump on the corners. View more info

A Practical Treatise on Locomotive Engines Upon Railways

By: de Pambour, F. M. G., Illustrated

Price: $267.75

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, Carey & Hart: 1840

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 025488

Condition: Good+


[17]-304, 48 pp, quarter bound w/gilt lettering & deco on spine, yellow-orange boards, new endpapers, 4 folded copper-engraved plates and numerous figure drawings of the various parts of the locomotive along w/several tables. A work intended to show the construction, the mode of acting, and the effect of those engines in conveying heavy loads. An early & detailed study of the locomotive engine & how all the various parts work. Has wear to spine, slight bumping to corners, rear hinge glue repaired, some foxing to the text, prev owner's name w/date of 1931 on FPD, some discoloration to the ... View more info

Mileposts on the Prairie : the story of the Minneapolis & St. Louis Railway

By: Donovan Jr., Frank P.

Price: $62.05

Publisher: New York, NY, Simmons-Boardman Publishing Corporation: 1950

Edition: First Printing

Inscription: Inscribed & SIGNED by Subject

Seller ID: 020865

Condition: Good


ix, 310 pp, light brown cloth covered boards w/red lettering on spine & red milepost illustration on the front cover, endpaper maps. Inscribed & SIGNED by Lucian Sprague on the half title page. Lucian Sprague was the president of Minneapolis & St. Louis Railway from 1935 & during time this was written. light stain top of back cover, some chipping of finish top edge of front cover 1/8" x 3/8", prev owner cut top 3/4" off of the half title page where it had been inscribed & signed by Lucian Sprague. View more info

Building the Independent Subway

By: Kramer, Frederick A.

Price: $97.75

Publisher: New York, NY, Quadrant Press, Inc.: 1990

Seller ID: 014972

Condition: Very Good


80 pp, white-black SC wraps w/pictorial front & back. The technology and intense struggle of New York City's most gigantic venture. View more info

4 ft 8-1/2 and All That : a sort of railway History

By: Mills, W.

Price: $9.31

Publisher: London, England, Ian Allen: 1968

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 019835

Condition: Very Good


68 pp, red cloth covered boards w/silver letters, dj cream-blk w/color pictorial front and back covered illustrated in black & white. " Railway humour at its best - satirical history coupled with brilliant illustration." tear on dj back repaired w/archival tape on the inside, dj in brodart protector, small chips dj corners. View more info

To the Bottom of the Sea: True Accounts of Major Ship Disasters

By: Protasio, John

Price: $14.88

Publisher: New York, NY, Carol Publishing Group: 1990

Seller ID: 038723

ISBN: 0818405309

Condition: Very Good-


ix, 213 pp, quarterbound w/light blu boards w/dark green cloth covered spine w/orange lettering, glossy black-dark green dj w/pictorial front & rear panels w/blu-red lettering. This is a book about ships that sank while in service. Some of the ships were: Arctic, Atlantic, Cospatrick, Maine, City of Portland, Titanic, Empress of Ireland, Lusitania, Andrea Doria, Herald of Free Enterprise and others. slight cocking to the book. View more info

Ffrom Airships to Airbus : Volume 2 Pioneers and Operations

By: Trimble, William F.

Price: $27.20

Publisher: Washington, D.C., Smithsonian Institution Press: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 020491

ISBN: 4560984686

Condition: Very Good+


vii, 296 pp, quarterbound w/black papercovered boards w/grey cloth spine w/gilt lettering, dj aqua w/black lettering w/pictorial front. Volume about the history of civil and commercial aviation - pioneers & operations. Book focuses on the economic, political, & social bases of civil & commercial aviation in the US and other countries during the early twentieth century. View more info

Everyman's Almanac 1930

By: Wallace, David A.

Price: $14.41

Publisher: Chicago, IL, Santa Fe System Lines: 1930

Seller ID: 013698

Condition: Very Good-


39 pp, yellow SC wraps w/black lettering. Booklet has timely info about railroads & other matters of general interest for information of patrons of Santa Fe Railroad. At the time this was written, Santa Fe had 12,383 miles of track that they operated on. pages yellowing, cover starting at top & bottom of spine. View more info

I Drove Mules on the C and O Canal

By: Wolfe, George "Hooper"

Price: $89.25

Publisher: Dover, DE, Woodwend Studio: 1970

Edition: 3rd Printing

Inscription: Inscribed & SIGNED By Author

Seller ID: 021176

Condition: Very Good


xiii, 192 pp, brown cloth covered boards w/wht-brown pastedown on the front cover, dj red w/black lettering w/wht front & back illustrated in black & red, illustrated endpapers, inscribed on title page and stamped w/statement "NOTE - The ink used to autograph this book was made with water taken from the C. & O. Canal, by the author at Lock #44, Williamsport, MD. Color added." Includes card for ordering copies of the book, (card states first, second and third editions all had 1500 cc's each available), inscribed & SIGNED by author on the title page. Book tells of esistence of life on t... View more info