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A Canadian History of Fire Engines

by BAIRD, Donal M.

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Published
2001
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Fine
ISBN
9781551250540
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St. Catharines, ON: Vanwell Publishing, 2001. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. ix, [1], 11-240 p. 23 x 28 cm. B&w and some colour illustrations. Red cloth in dustjacket.
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Montreal's Electric Streetcars: An Illustrated History of the Tramway Era: 1892 to 1959

by BINNS, Richard M.

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Published
1973
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Near fine
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Montreal: Railfare Enterprises, 1973. Hardcover. Near fine/Good. 152 p. 24 x 31 cm. About 270 b&w illustrations. Fold-out map attached to rear pastedown. Cloth hardcover in mylar-covered pictorial dustjacket with small chips and tears to edges. Bookplate on front free endpaper. Two tickets in plastic envelope on rear free endpaper.
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An Auto Worker's Journal: The UAW from Crusade to One-Party Union

by MARQUART, Frank

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Published
1975
Condition
Very good
ISBN
9780271011967
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$30.00

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University Park: The Pennsylvania State University Press, 1975. Hardcover. Very good/Fair. 161 p. 24 cm. B&w illustrations. Black cloth in dustjacket. Jacket has tears, creases and rubbing, especially top of front panel. Book itself has light wear. Ink inscription on front pastedown.
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The Aerial Age: A Thousand Miles by Airship Over the Atlantic Ocean.

by WELLMAN, Walter

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Published
1911
Condition
Good
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New York: A. R. Keller & Company, 1911. Hardcover. Good. 448 p. 21 cm. 48 b&w plates. Blue cloth with gold lettering. Gold, blue and white design on front. Corners bumped, tear in lower rear hinge, a bit of wear to front. Front hinge tender. "Airship voyages over the Polar Sea." "The past, the present and the… Read more
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The Wilf White Propliner Collection

by MILBERRY, Larry

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Published
2006
Condition
Near fine
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Toronto: CANAV Books, 2006. Softcover. Near fine. The CANAV Books Photo Archives. 176 p. 22 x 28 cm. Softcover. A little soiling to bottom front. Signed by author on title page. Focuses on the 4-engine propliner. Bibliography, glossary of acronyms, and index.
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Life Aboard A British Privateer in the Time of Queen Anne: Being the Journal of Captain Woodes Rogers, Master Mariner

by ROGERS, Captain Woodes; LESLIE, Robert C. (ed.)

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Published
1970
Condition
Fine
Edition
Facsimile reprint of book first published in 1889
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Annapolis: United States Naval Institute, 1970. Facsimile reprint of book first published in 1889. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. 143 p. 21 cm. Frontispiece and 17 other b&w illustrations + map of the world on rear endpapers. Blue cloth with gold print in mylar-covered dustjacket. Blue text block edges. One of the first round-the-world voyages.
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Birds and Fools Fly

by URMSTON, John

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Published
1969
Condition
Good +
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$45.00

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London: Vernon & Yates, 1969. Hardcover. Good +/Very good. 169 p. 22 cm. B&w frontispiece photo. Grey hardcover in mylar-covered dustjacket. Light wear and soiling to jacket. Ink inscription on front free endpaper along with some label residue. Another label on half title.
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Starfighter: A loving retrospective of the CF-104 era in Canadian fighter aviation 1961-1986

by BASHOW, David L.

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Published
1990
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780919195127
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Toronto: Fortress Publications Inc., 1990. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. 223 p. 32 cm. Many photographs and diagrams, both colour and b&w. Blue cloth in mylar-covered dustjacket. A beautiful book, with pages still bright and glossy.
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An Act to Incorporate the International Bridge Company

by Printed by Stewart Derbishire & George Desbarats

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Published
1857
Condition
Good
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Toronto: Printed by Stewart Derbishire & George Desbarats, 1857. Disbound. Good. Statute of the Province of Canada, passed in the twentieth year of the reign of Her Majesty Queen Victoria, and in the third session of the fifth Parliament of Canada. Pages 914 to 921. 26 cm. Tied with thread. Light soiling and foxing. Pages uncut at top… Read more
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The Catboat Book

by LEAVENS, John M. (ed.)

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Condition
Near fine
ISBN
9780877420347
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$35.00

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Camden, Maine: Published for the Catboat Association by the International Marine Publishing Company. Hardcover. Near fine/Good. viii, 160 p. 29 cm. B&w photos and diagrams. Gold cloth in dustjacket. Front flap price clipped, tears to edges of jacket. Numerous authors on catboat racing, catboat design, fiberglass catboats, restoration, maintainance, power, etc.
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Progress: A Record of Red Arrow Lines and the Area They Serve

by Red Arrow Lines

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Published
ca. 1943
Condition
Very good
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Philadelphia: Red Arrow Lines, ca. 1943. Softcover. Very good. [20 p.]. 34 cm. Numerous b&w illustrations. Map of Red Arrow Lines routes inside rear cover. Staplebound paper covers. A few tiny tears to edges and top rear corner slightly chipped. Transport routes covered portions of Philadelphia, Chester and Montgomery counties, plus most of Delaware County. Gives history… Read more
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Progress: A Record of Red Arrow Lines and the Area They Serve

by Red Arrow Lines

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Published
ca. 1943
Condition
Very good
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Philadelphia: Red Arrow Lines, ca. 1943. Softcover. Very good. [20 p.]. 34 cm. Numerous b&w illustrations. Map of Red Arrow Lines routes inside rear cover. Staplebound paper covers. Horizontal fold, soiling, small tears. Transport routes covered portions of Philadelphia, Chester and Montgomery counties, plus most of Delaware County. Gives history of the company, describes equipment, etc. Special… Read more
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Freight Tariff of the Chesapeake and Ohio Railway Company

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Published
1900
Condition
Very good +
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Cincinnati: The Railway, 1900. Very good +. Issued Feb. 20 1900 and effective March 3, 1900. 27 cm. 6 p. leaflet. Pertains to lumber and wood products such as staves, fence posts, telegraph poles, etc. Alphabetical list of stations on Chesapeake and Ohio Railway from Albert, VA to Zion, KY. Three horizontal folds.
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Norfolk & Western Railway Co. freight tariff listings

by Norfolk & Western Railway

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Published
1899
Condition
Good
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$175.00

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The Railway, 1899. Good. 8 ratesheets issued between July 10, 1899 and December 20, 1899. 28 cm. Single and folded sheets. Some ink and pencil notations. Tears to edges on some pages. Tariffs pertaining to lumber and wood products. Joint freight tariffs of the Railway and Baltimore Steam Packet Company, Merchants & Miners Transportation Co., Old Dominion… Read more
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Report to the Stockholders of the Ohio & Pennsylvania Railroad Company, 1854

by ROBINSON, W., Jr.

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Published
1854
Condition
Fair
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The Railroad, 1854. Fair. Report in two newsprint columns of 60 and 70 cm in length respectively. Appears to be proof copy. Numerous creases from folds. Robinson, president of the company, writes of the drought in crops along the line, expenses, repairs and extensions to the line, the length of the road, how much is double track,… Read more
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The Land of Getwuntoo: A Story

by Ford Motor Company of Canada Limited

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Published
1923
Condition
Very good
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$75.00

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Ford Motor Company of Canada Limited, 1923. Booklet. Very good. [16 p.]. 22 cm. Colour illustrations throughout. Staplebound booklet. Discolouration to spine. Small tear at top front near spine. Ink stamp on rear cover for Joseph Maw & Co. Limited Ford Dealers at 112 King St., Winnipeg. When little Bobby sees Ford cars he thinks: "Some day… Read more
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Newnes New Motoring Atlas of Great Britain & Ireland

by George Newnes Limited

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Published
nd. ca. 1940
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Good
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London: George Newnes Limited, nd. ca. 1940. Softcover. Good. 48 p. of maps with main roads in red and secondary in green. 27 cm. Cloth over paper.
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Canadian Pacific Railway Lines. Eastern Lines From the Atlantic to the Great Lakes

by Canadian Pacific Railway

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Published
August 15, 1936
Condition
Good
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Canadian Pacific Railway, August 15, 1936. Staplebound. Good. "Folder B." 56 p. 24 cm. 5 maps. Staplebound. Time tables for "World's Greatest Travel System." Paper darkening.
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United Carriage Co. sales handbill

by MCCORD, James

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Published
nd. 1870s
Condition
Very good
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$200.00

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San Francisco: United Carriage Co., nd. 1870s. Very good. One-sided 25 cm broadsheet. Horizontal crease and small edge tear. The American District Telegraph in San Francisco, incorporated 1876, bought up many of the citys carriages and consolidated them into the United Carriage Co., one of the first dispatch-oriented cab fleets anywhere. By controlling cab dispatch via telegraph,… Read more
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Yachts and Yachting

by VANDERDECKEN [COOPER, William]

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Published
1979
Condition
Fine
Edition
First published 1873 by Hunt & Co, London
ISBN
9780859675680
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$40.00

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London: Scolar Maritime Library, 1979. First published 1873 by Hunt & Co, London. Hardcover. Fine/Good. viii, 391 p. 22 cm. 47 plates, some of which fold out, including many of knots. Hardcover in dustjacket. Jacket has some soiling. Intro by John Leather.
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