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A NARRATIVE HISTORY OF AVIATION

By: Goldstrom, John

Price: $30.00

Publisher: NY: The Macmillan Company, 1930.: 1930.

Seller ID: 6148


NY: The Macmillan Company, 1930.. 1930.. Good. - Octavo, black cloth titled in gilt. The binding is rubbed with a 1-inch piece out of the tail of the spine. 319 pp. Illustrated with B&W plates. Good. First edition. First Edition. View more info

FAIRY TALE RAILROAD: The Mohawk and Malone. From the Mohawk, through the Adirondacks to the St. Lawrence

By: Harter, Henry A

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Sylvan Beach, NY: North Country Books, 1979.: 1979.

Seller ID: 14070


Sylvan Beach, NY: North Country Books, 1979.. 1979.. Good. - Large octavo, cloth in a dust wrapper. The dust jacket is lightly rubbed & chipped with some light creasing to the edges of the panels. x & 310 pages. Black-and-white illustrations. There is a gift inscription with an owner's ink signature on the verso of the title. The bottom corners of the leaves are slightly rippled from very light dampstaining. Good. First edition. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

THE LOUISVILLE AND NASHVILLE RAILROAD / 1850-1940 / 1941-1959

By: Herr, Kincaid

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Louisville, KY: L. & N. Magazine, 1959.: 1959.

Seller ID: 30169


Louisville, KY: L. & N. Magazine, 1959.. 1959.. Very good. - Quarto [11-1/4 inches high by 8-5/8 inches wide], black cloth titled in gilt. The binding is bumped & lightly rubbed. viii & 234 pages, with the text printed in 3 columns. Black-and-white frontispiece & profuse black- and-white textual illustrations. Very good. Third printing, with revisions and three new chapters. View more info

PORTRAITS OF 'KINGS': Portraits of every Western Region 'King' Class locomotive in single and double chimney form, with footplate comments. With additional research & drawings by Richard S. Potts.

By: Holden, Bryan; and Leech, Kenneth H.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Waltham Abbey, Essex: Frazer Stewart, (1990).: (1990).

Seller ID: 2597


- Small quarto, green boards in color pictorial dust wrapper. A price sticker is mounted at the bottom of the front panel of the dust jacket. 50 leaves, including endpapers. Profusely illustrated in black & white. Near fine. Dust jacket present. View more info

CHRISTMAS AT ANNABELLE'S. Christmas 1968. Published for its members by the San Francisco Maritime Museum

By: Klebingat, Captain Fred

Price: $10.00

Publisher: San Francisco, CA: San Francisco Martime Museum, 1968.: 1968.

Seller ID: 17597


San Francisco, CA: San Francisco Martime Museum, 1968.. 1968.. Very good. - Octavo, softcover bound in decorative red & cream wrappers. The wraps are lightly rubbed & slightly darkened along the top edges & spine. There is a small area of very light soiling to the front wrap. [24] pages. Black- and-white illustrations. The top edge is darkened with a tiny stain. Very good. An account of a 1912 journey on the "Wm. F. Herrin", a tanker with a cargo of California... View more info

GREAT AMERICAN AUTOMOBILES OF THE 50S

By: Langworth, Richard M.; and Poole, Chris

Price: $20.00

Publisher: (Lincolnwood, IL): Publications International, Ltd., (1989).: (1989).

Seller ID: 24029


(Lincolnwood, IL): Publications International, Ltd., (1989).. (1989).. Very good. - Quarto [12-3/4 inches high by 10 inches wide], paper-covered boards, in a dust wrapper. The boards are rubbed & bumped with a few tiny dents in the rear board. There is some spotting to the spine & rear panel of the dust jacket with a price-sticker on the rear flap. Profuse color illustrations. Very good. Dust jacket present. View more info

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HISTORY OF TRANSPORTATION IN THE UNITED STATES BEFORE 1860.

By: MacGill, Caroline E.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Peter Smith, 1948.: 1948.

Seller ID: 6064


- Octavo, light tan cloth. Lightly soiled with a sticker removed from the spine. 678 pp. Illustrated with 5 plates, including a folding plate. Very good. Reprint of an edition published by the Carnegie Institution of Washington. View more info

RAILROAD MAPS OF THE UNITED STATES: A Selective Annotated Bibliography of Original 19th-century Maps in the Geography and Map Division of the Library of Congress.

By: Modelski, Andrew M.; compiler.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Washington, DC: Library of Congress, 1975.: 1975.

Seller ID: 36090


- Small quarto, pictorial wraps. Bottom corners very lightly creased. v & 112 pp. B&W illustrations. Near fine. 620 maps are catalogued. View more info

THE RAILWAYS OF BRITAIN Past and Present

By: Nock, O. S

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London: B. T. Batsford Ltd., (Winter 1947-48).: (Winter 1947-48).

Seller ID: 5089


London: B. T. Batsford Ltd., (Winter 1947-48).. (Winter 1947-48).. Good. - Octavo, cloth, in a dust wrapper. The covers are bumped & rubbed & slightly warped. The dust jacket is lightly chipped with 2 small stains to the front panel & some foxing to the top edge & flaps. The dust jacket spine is slightly faded with a short tear to the head. vii & 120 pages. There is scattered light foxing. Color frontispiece & black-and-white illustrations. Good. First edition. Dust ... View more info

BRITISH RAILWAY SIGNALLING: A Survey of Fifty Years' Progress

By: Nock, O. S

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London: George Allen and Unwin Ltd., (1969).: (1969).

Seller ID: 31794


London: George Allen and Unwin Ltd., (1969).. (1969).. Very good. - Octavo, cloth, in dw. The dw is price-clipped. 180 pp. B&W photographic illustrations. Near fine in a very good dw. First edition. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

THE GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY / In the Twentieth Century

By: Nock, O. S

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London: Ian Allan, (1964).: (1964).

Seller ID: 33521


London: Ian Allan, (1964).. (1964).. Good. - Octavo, light tan cloth, in a dust wrapper. The covers are bumped. The dust jacket is rubbed & chipped with a tear to the head of its spine & a long tear to the front panel. 212 pages. A few bottom page corners are lightly creased. Color frontispiece & illustrations & diagrams in black & white. Very good in a good dust wrapper. First edition. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

CATALOG OF THE AUTOMOBILE AND MOTORCYCLE COLLECTION OF THE DIVISION OF ENGINEERING UNITED STATES NATIONAL MUSEUM. Smithsonian Institution / United States National Museum / Bulletin 198

By: Oliver, Smith Hempstone

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, 1950.: 1950.

Seller ID: 16988


Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, 1950.. 1950.. Very good. - Octavo, softcover bound in printed gray wrappers. The wrappers are rubbed & bumped with their edges darkened. The head of the spine is lightly chipped. 62 pages, partially unopened. Black-and-white photographic illustrations. There is a pencil notation on the inside front wrap & a few leaves are lightly bumped. Very good. View more info

WHO'S WHO IN WORLD AVIATION. Volume I: 1955

By: Parrish, Wayne W.; editor

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Washington, DC: American Aviation Publications, Inc., (1955).: (1955).

Seller ID: 5986


Washington, DC: American Aviation Publications, Inc., (1955).. (1955).. Good. - Octavo, cloth. The cloth is spotted & lightly stained. 345 pp. Good. View more info

THE GUGGENHEIM MEDALISTS / ARCHITECTS OF THE AGE OF FLIGHT

By: Pendray, G. Edward; editor

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY: Guggenheim Medal Board of Award, 1964.: 1964.

Seller ID: 5983


NY: Guggenheim Medal Board of Award, 1964.. 1964.. Good. - Small quarto, purple wraps. Faded at the extremities & slightly bumped. 125 pp. Illustrated in B&W. Ex-library with a pocket in the rear & a label on the half title. Good. An informative catalogue providing biographical sketches of the Guggenheim Medalists in Aviation from 1929 to1963. View more info

1904 HANDBOOK OF GASOLINE AUTOMOBILES. Introduction by Ken Purdy

By: Purdy, Ken

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Chelsea House Publishers, (1969).: (1969).

Seller ID: 2942


Chelsea House Publishers, (1969).. (1969).. Fine. - Quarto, red cloth titled in gilt, in a dust wrapper. The covers are lightly bumped; the dust jacket is lightly soiled with the spine & extremities slightly darkened. Half-title, title, xii pages [introduction], [2] leaves & leaves numbered 8-83, each depicting an automobile in black-and-white with the specifications printed in black & red below the illustration. Near fine in a very good dust wrapper. Dust jacket present... View more info

THE NICKEL PLATE STORY

By: Rehor, John A

Price: $85.00

Publisher: (Milwaukee, WI): Kalmbach Publishing Co., (1965).: (1965).

Seller ID: 490


(Milwaukee, WI): Kalmbach Publishing Co., (1965).. (1965).. Very good. - 4to, dark blue cloth (very lightly bumped; 3 tiny marks to front cover; rear cover lightly rubbed) titled in silver on spine & in blind on front cover, in dw (lightly rubbed & chipped; top edge of front panel & head of dw spine lightly creased). 483 pp. Blue & black pictorial endpapers, B&W pictorial title & profuse B&W illustrations. Near fine in very good dw. First edition."Throughout it... View more info

Image for AUTOGRAPH of the aviation and automotive pioneer WILLIAM BUSHNELL STOUT penned on a card beneath an ORIGINAL PEN & INK SKETCH OF A FUTURISTIC VEHICLE, together with his "STOOSE" [aka "STOUT GOOSE"] BROADSIDE and his original STOUT RESEARCH mailing envelope.

AUTOGRAPH of the aviation and automotive pioneer WILLIAM BUSHNELL STOUT penned on a card beneath an ORIGINAL PEN & INK SKETCH OF A FUTURISTIC VEHICLE, together with his "STOOSE" [aka "STOUT GOOSE"] BROADSIDE and his original STOUT RESEARCH mailing envelope.

By: Stout, William Bushnell (1880-1956). American inventor, engineer and designer who was a pioneer in the automotive and aviation fields.

Price: $375.00

Publisher: Dearborn, Michigan, 1943.: 1943.

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 36518


- The pioneering American inventor, engineer and designer William B. Stout's autograph boldly penned on a 2-1/2 inch high by 3-3/8 inch wide card below an original black & red pen & ink sketch of the "Stout Scarab", a futuristic looking vehicle. Signed "Wm B. Stout". Fine. Together with a 6-5/8 inch high by 3-3/4 inch wide broadside on cream card stock. Printed within a double-ruled blue frame are the 2 stanzas of his 12 line poem printed in red beneath a... View more info

BIBLIOGRAPHIE AERONAUTIQUE: Catalogue de livres, d'histoires, de science, de voyages, et de fantaisie traitant de la navigation aerienne ou des aerostats

By: Tissandier, Gaston

Price: $40.00

Publisher: (Storrs-Mansfield, CT: Maurizio Martino), n.d. [1996].: n.d. [1996].

Seller ID: 5984


(Storrs-Mansfield, CT: Maurizio Martino), n.d. [1996].. n.d. [1996].. Fine. - Quarto, green cloth titled in gilt. Lightly soiled. 63 pp. B&W head- pieces. Near fine. Reprint, limited to 100 copies, of the original 1887 Paris edition. View more info

BRITISH BRANCH LINES

By: Vallance, H. A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London: B. T. Batsford Ltd., (1965).: (1965).

Seller ID: 1411


London: B. T. Batsford Ltd., (1965).. (1965).. Very good. - Octavo, cloth, in dw. The covers are bumped with the top edge of the front cover rubbed. The dw is lightly rubbed, chipped & soiled. 216 pp. B&W frontispiece, B&W photographic illustrations & B&W full-page & textual maps. Very good. First edition. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

Image for ILLUSTRATED BIOGRAPHY MOUNTED ON A CARD SIGNED BY PRESIDENT OF THE B&O RAILROAD DANIEL WILLARD.

ILLUSTRATED BIOGRAPHY MOUNTED ON A CARD SIGNED BY PRESIDENT OF THE B&O RAILROAD DANIEL WILLARD.

By: Willard, Daniel. (1861-1942). President of the Baltimore and Ohio (B&O) Railroad from 1910-1941.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Circa [1930].: [1930].

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 34853


- A printed illustrated biography clipped from a periodical mounted on a 3-3/4 inch high by 7-1/2 inch wide green card stock. The card is signed below his portrait: "Daniel Willard". Very good. The illustrations on the card are by Albert Reid and include depictions of Willard weaning calves and feeding pigs in his youth as well as railroad views.Daniel Willard [1861-1942] was a railroad executive best known as the president of the Baltimore and Ohio [B&O] ... View more info