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1 (Adams, T. Albeus; Chairman) REPORT OF THE NEW JERSEY INTERSTATE BRIDGE AND TUNNEL COMMISSION To the Senate and General Assembly of the State of New Jersey: Hudson River Vehicular Tunnel and Delaware River Bridge. Dated January 16, 1922
Union Hill, NJ: Hudson Printing Company, 1922. 1922. Fair 
Union Hill, NJ: Hudson Printing Company, 1922.. 1922.. Fair. - Quarto [12-1/4 inches high by 9-1/8 inches wide], softcover bound in printed brown wrappers. The binding is lightly rubbed & creased with pieces out of the edges of the wraps & with staining to the inner edge of the rear wrap. The wraps are partially detached with a long tear to the lower half of the spine, a piece out of its tail & a large piece out of its head. 95 pages. Illustrated in black & white with a frontispiece, 6 plates [5 of them folding], 2 folding charts and 19 full-page illustrations. There is some staining to the preliminaries with a piece out of the top corner of the front endpaper. The top page corners are bumped & the front margin of page 87 is chipped. The contents are generally very good. Fair 
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2 (Anonymous) PASSENGER SHIPS OWNED BY THE UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT
Washington, DC: The United States Shipping Board Emergency Fleet Corporation, [1920]. [1920]. Good 
Washington, DC: The United States Shipping Board Emergency Fleet Corporation, [1920].. [1920].. Good. - Small quarto, 10-3/8 inches high by 8 inches wide. Softcover, bound in dark green wraps printed & decorated in tan. The wraps are rubbed & lightly soiled & chipped around the edges with pieces out. [41] pages. Profuse full-page illustrations in brown & white. There is some light soiling & creasing to the contents. Good.

Scarce.

A wonderful pictorial book issued in the years following the First World War depicting the amenities on ships flying the American flag. These include ships of The United States Lines, The Pacific Mail Steamship Company, The Admiral- Oriental Line, The Munson Steamship Lines, and The Los Angeles Steamship Company. 
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3 (Four Wheel Drive Auto Co.) FWD RAILROAD EQUIPMENT. (Facsimile)
(Milwaukee, WI: Old Line Publishers), circa [1975]. [1975]. Fine 
(Milwaukee, WI: Old Line Publishers), circa [1975].. [1975].. Fine. - Small quarto [approximately 11 inches high by 8-1/2 inches wide], softcover bound into pictorial cream & black wraps with a black cloth binder. 12-page facsimile printed on cream paper & illustrated in brown & cream. Near fine.

Originally published by Four Wheel Drive Auto Co., Clintonville, Wisconsin. Their FWD self-propelling railroad car was an adaptation of the standard FWD chassis and was developed in the early 1920s for short line railroads and commercial hauling purposes. 
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4 (General Motors) '63 OLDSMOBILE: Ninety-Eight, Super 88, Dymanic 88, Starfire, F-85, Jetfire. SALES CATALOG
Oldsmobile Division, General Motors Corporation, 1962. 1962. Very good 
Oldsmobile Division, General Motors Corporation, 1962.. 1962.. Very good. - Quarto, 10-1/2 inches high by 10-1/2 inches wide. Softcover, bound in pictorial white wrappers. The covers are slightly soiled with minor faint creasing to the edges. 32 pages, with color illustrations throughout. Very good. 
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5 (Irwin, Henry; Bergey, D. H.; Olcott, James Bradford; et al) A MOVE FOR BETTER ROADS: Essays on Roadmaking and Maintenance / and Road Laws, / for Which Prizes or Honorable Mentions Were Awarded through the University of Pennsylvania by a Committee of Citizens of Philadelphia, with A Synopsis of Other Contributions and a Review by the Secretary, Lewis M. Haupt, Also an Introduction by William H. Rhawn
Philadelphia, PA: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1891. 1891. Very good 
Philadelphia, PA: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1891.. 1891.. Very good. - Octavo, tan cloth titled in black on the front cover & spine. The covers are bumped & lightly rubbed. xvi & 319 pages plus a 1-page list of publications by Lewis M. Haupt. There are some pencil notations & markings in the first prize essay. Very good.

First edition.

In his introduction, William Rhawn comments that there have been no improvements in the common roads to match the spectacular growth and improvement of the railroads. The University of Pennsylvania's competition aimed to remedy this situation. First Edition. 
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6 (Lima Locomotive Catalog) SHAY GEARED LOCOMOTIVES. Catalogue No. S-4. (Facsimile)
(Milwaukee, WI: Old Line Publishers), circa [1975]. [1975]. Very good 
(Milwaukee, WI: Old Line Publishers), circa [1975].. [1975].. Very good. - Small quarto [approximately 11 inches high by 8-1/2 inches wide], softcover bound into printed mustard yellow wraps with a black cloth binder. The wraps are bumped & the binder is torn at the tail of the spine. 28 & [2] pages. Black-and-white illustrations, tables & diagrams. Very good.

A facsimile of a 1925 Shay Locomotive catalog published by Lima Locomotive Works of Seattle, Washington, with schematics and statistical tables demonstrating the pulling capacity and small turning radius of Shays.

Laid in is an illustrated leaflet cataloguing Old Line Publishers' series of historic reprints, along with a chart of wheel arrangements. 
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7 (Lindbergh, Charles A.). Fife, George Buchanan LINDBERGH: The Lone Eagle. His Life and Achievements. With a Valuable Chapter on the Navigation of "The Spirit of St. Louis" by Captain Robert Schofield Wood. And including a copy of the contents of the book presented to Captain Lindbergh by Secretary of State Kellogg, of world-wide congratulations received by the United States Government
NY: The World Syndicate Co., Inc., (1927). (1927). Good 
NY: The World Syndicate Co., Inc., (1927).. (1927).. Good. - Octavo, red cloth titled in gilt with vignettes stamped in blind on spine & front cover. The covers are bumped & the spine rubbed & darkened. The joints are worn with slight fraying to the front joint. vi & 282 pp. A few top page corners are creased & there is some soiling to the prelims. Full-page B&W photographic illustrations. Good. 
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8 (Manning, Maxwell & Moore) ASHCROFT AIRCRAFT INSTRUMENTS CATALOG
Bridgeport, Connecticut: Manning, Maxwell & Moore, Inc., circa, [1955]. [1955]. Good 
Bridgeport, Connecticut: Manning, Maxwell & Moore, Inc., circa, [1955].. [1955].. Good. - Quarto, 11-1/4 inches high by 8-3/4 inches wide. Bound in limp light green cardboard wraps, titled in white on the front cover. The covers are slightly soiled and stained with fading to the edges. 40 pages, illustrated throughout. Very good. 
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9 (McCurry, Steve). Theroux, Paul THE IMPERIAL WAY: By Rail from Peshawar to Chittagong
(Boston, MA: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1985). 1985). 0395393906 / 9780395393901 Very good 
(Boston, MA: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1985).. 1985).. Very good. - Small quarto, cloth, in a pictorial dust wrapper. A price-sticker has been removed from the front panel of the dust jacket & there is a small crease to its top edge. The rear panel is very lightly rubbed & soiled. 143 pages. Profuse color illustrations from photographs by Steve McCurry. Near fine in a very good dust wrapper.

First edition. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
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10 (The Austin Motor Company). MASTER PARTS LIST FOR THE AUSTIN EIGHT. Types AS.I and AS.IL. Engine Range Nos. 74102 to 131655. Chassis Range Nos. 47601 to 103109. August 1945 - October 1947.
Longbridge, Birmingham, England: The Austin Motor Company, Ltd., June 1948. 1948. Good 
Longbridge, Birmingham, England: The Austin Motor Company, Ltd., June 1948.. 1948.. Good. - Oblong folio, 8 inches high by 13 inches wide. Hardcover, bound in peach cloth titled in gilt on the front cover and the spine and with the corporation's logo in gilt on the front cover. The covers are rubbed, bumped and soiled. A 92-page parts list, followed by 40 pages of partially printed blank order sheets to be filled in by the dealership, a section index with a list of illustrations and 17 folding plates of the automobile's mechanical parts. An American dealer's Bronx, NY address is penned at the bottom of the title page. The edges of the title page are darkened and stained. There is some light staining to the top edge of the first few leaves and the edges of the pages are slightly darkened with some occasional minor foxing. Red tabs marking various sections have worn away. Good.

Publication No. 371.

Two of the partially printed order sheets are annotated in pencil with one last entry penciled at the top of a third sheet. 
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11 Anderson, Janice; and Swinglehurst, Edmund. TRAIN AND TRANSPORT: A COLLECTOR'S GUIDE. With an Introduction by Maurice Rickards, founder of the Ephemera Society.
London: Bracken Books, (1981). (1981). Fine 
London: Bracken Books, (1981).. (1981).. Fine. - Quarto, black cloth titled in gilt on spine in color pictorial dust wrapper. 96 pages profusely illustrated in color and black & white. Near fine.

A later printing. A superb reference on collecting Railroad ephemera. Dust jacket present. 
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12 Beebe, Lucius HIGHBALL: A PAGEANT OF TRAINS
New York: Bonanza Books, [circa 1980's]. [circa 1980's]. Fine 
New York: Bonanza Books, [circa 1980's].. [circa 1980's].. Fine. - Quarto, yellow cloth-backed black boards in pictorial dust wrapper. 223 & [i] pages with profuse black & white illustrations throughout. Near fine.

Reprint edition. Dust jacket present. 
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13 Beebe, Lucius; Clegg, Charles STEAMCARS TO THE COMSTOCK / The Virginia & Truckee Railroad / The Carson & Colorado Railroad / Their story in picture and prose
Berkeley, CA: Howell-North, 1957. 1957. Very good 
Berkeley, CA: Howell-North, 1957.. 1957.. Very good. - Quarto, pictorial blue & white cloth titled in blue on the front cover & in white on the spine. The covers are lightly bumped with some small stains to the covers & a brown score mark to the rear cover. 107 & [1] pages. Illustrated in black & white & color. Very good.

Later printing. 
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14 Biddle, Gordon; and Nock, O. S THE RAILWAY HERITAGE OF BRITAIN: 150 Years of Railway Architecture and Engineering / Gordon Biddle and O. S. Nock / With Other Contributors
London: Michael Joseph, (1983). (1983). 0718123557 / 9780718123550 Fine 
London: Michael Joseph, (1983).. (1983).. Fine. - Quarto, brown cloth titled in gilt on the spine, in a dust wrapper. The covers are lightly bumped. The dust jacket is rubbed & a price sticker has been removed from the front flap. 270 pages. The fore-edge is lightly foxed. Profusely illustrated in color & black & white. Near fine.

First edition. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
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15 Burton, Daniel E HUDSON RIVER SIDEWHEELERS: An account of seven Hudson River boats, representative of the development of the steamboat, and of the models of these boats on permanent exhibit at National Commercial Bank and Trust Company / Athens Office
National Commercial Bank and Trust Company, circa [1965]. [1965]. Good 
National Commercial Bank and Trust Company, circa [1965].. [1965].. Good. - Octavo, softcover. Printed teal self-wraps. [16] pages. 7 illustrations in black & bluish gray. The title & last page are lightly rubbed with their edges slightly darkened & with light staining to their bottom corners & a small white stain to the title. There is light creasing to the bottom inner corner of the leaves & a few top page corners are lightly bumped. Good.

Six sidewheelers and an ice barge are described and illustrated with a brief history of each boat. An afterword on the last page, a salute to the Hudson River steamboat era, is by Daniel E. Burton, Executive Editor of the Albany Times-Union. National Commercial Bank and Trust Company commissioned models of these seven boats, which were exhibited at the bank's Athens Office because of the early shipyards in that village. 
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16 Corbin, Bernard; and Kerka, William STEAM LOCOMOTIVES OF THE BURLINGTON ROUTE
(Red Oak, IA): published by the authors, (1960). (1960). Good 
(Red Oak, IA): published by the authors, (1960).. (1960).. Good. - 4to, black cloth titled in gilt, in dw (lightly chipped; crease & light scoremarks to lower half of front panel). 304 pp. (hinges reinforced with tape; ink name on front endpaper). 1 full-page color illustration & profuse B&W illustrations, charts & diagrams. Good.

First edition.

"It is felt that the following photographs, plans, and data on the locomotives of the Burlington Route will add to the enjoyment and knowledge of those who wish to study an era in railroading now past....To make a well-rounded story, a section on the development of the Burlington System has also been included....The book should be of particular interest to scale-model locomotive builders. The locomotive plans included are representative of Burlington motive power....For those discriminate persons who wish to build accurately detailed models, the assignment sheets list the accessories (feedwater heater system, stoker type, etc.) used on each locomotive."--From the authors' Foreword. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 75.00 USD

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17 Cotterell, S.; compiler BIBLIOGRAPHY AND PRICED CATALOGUE OF EARLY RAILWAY BOOKS 1893. (Facsimile)
David and Charles Reprints, (1969). (1969). Very good 
David and Charles Reprints, (1969).. (1969).. Very good. - 12mo [6-3/4 inches high by 4-1/8 inches wide], cloth, in a price-clipped dust wrapper. The dust jacket is slightly soiled with the top & bottom edges lightly chipped. The head & tail of the jacket's spine have been repaired with scotch tape internally. Title & facsimile consisting of [ii] & 128 pages plus 36-page index. Very good.

The catalog was first published by Edward Baker in 1893. The index first appeared in the 1895 supplement to the catalog. Dust jacket present. 
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SARATOGA AND WASHINGTON RAILROAD. Report of the Directors. To the Saratoga and Washington Rail Road Company, Davison, G.M
18 Davison, G.M SARATOGA AND WASHINGTON RAILROAD. Report of the Directors. To the Saratoga and Washington Rail Road Company
(Saratoga Springs, 1847). 1847). Good 
(Saratoga Springs, 1847).. 1847).. Good. - sc - Folio broadside printed in three columns on a 20 inch high by 8-3/4 inch wide sheet with a running title at the head. Folded thrice horizontally and twice vertically, there are a few tiny tears at the folds. Else, slightly darkened with some minor staining. Quite good.

Rare, not in WorldCat.

Authored by order of the board by the President, G.M. Davison, the broadside notifies the company that they have accepted the proposal offered by G.L. Schuyler and A. Bishop to complete the work of construction on the railway. An explanation and breakdown of the costs of construction, expenses, probable income, receipts and other expenditures, including payments of interest to the stockholders, follows. A short column authored by the Secretary of the company, Thomas J. Marvin, regarding the "Second Call" on the capital stock of the company, concludes this report. 
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19 Dorin, Patrick C CANADIAN PACIFIC RAILWAY: Motive Power - Rolling Stock - Capsule History
Seattle, WA: Superior Publishing Company / Saanichton, BC: Hancock House Publishers, (1974). (1974). Fine 
Seattle, WA: Superior Publishing Company / Saanichton, BC: Hancock House Publishers, (1974).. (1974).. Fine. - Quarto, silver paper covered boards, in a pictorial dust wrapper. The dust jacket is rubbed with some soiling to the rear panel. The head of the dust jacket spine is chipped & has been partially repaired with scotch tape internally. 175 pages. Profuse black-and-white illustrations. Near fine in a good dust wrapper.

First edition. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 25.00 USD

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20 Dunn, Samuel O. CURRENT RAILWAY PROBLEMS. Original Edition.
Railway Age Gazette, 1911. 1911. Fair 
- Small quarto [6-1/2 inches high by 5 inches wide], softcover bound in printed cream wraps. The wraps are soiled & lightly bumped & chipped with small pieces out of the head & tail of the spine. 85 pages with a "Compliments of the Publisher" slip bound in at the front. The text block is detached from the covers & there is occasional light soiling. Good working copy.

A collection of articles reprinted from the Railway Age Gazette and the Journal of Political Economy. 
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