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Bicycle: the History
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Bicycle: the History

By David V. Herlihy

New Haven, Connecticut: Yale University Press, 2004. First Edition. Hardcover. Very good/Very good. Would be near fine but top fore-corner bumped. Quarto, 10 1/4" tall, 470 pages with intertextual illlustration, gray quarter-cloth. A very good, clean, neat hard cover first edition with light shelf wear, but top fore-corner bumped; binding tight, paper white. In a very good, lightly worn dust jacket with scratching to the surface of the rear panel with the original price present

$16.50

The American Railway: its construction, development, management, and appliances (with more than 200 illustrations)

By Thomas M. Cooley (introduction); Thomas Curtis Clarke,John Bogarrt, M. N. Forney, E. P. Alexander, H. G. Prout, Theodore Voorhees, Bejamin Norton, Arthur T. Hadley, Charles Francis Adams, B. B. Adams jr., Thomas James, et al

New York, New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1892. First Edition. Quarter-leather--overcloth. Good/Without dust jacket. Quarto, 10" tall, xxviii + 456 pages with black and white intertextual illustration, gilt titles and decoration, black 1/4 leather spine over decorated blue cloth. A good, clean hard cover over all with significant shelf wear, rubbing and chipping at the spine ends, fore-corner tips rubbed; hinges cracked, internal binding solid, paper moderately yellowed but not fragile. This wonderful edition is worth binding restoration an is priced accordingly

$45.00

Famous Railroad Stations of the world

By Adele Gutman Nathan; W. C. Baker; Illustrations by Graham Bernbach

New York, New York: Random House, 1953. Decorative Cloth. Very good/Good. Quarto, 10 1/4" tall, 100 pages with intertextual illustration, illustrated endpapers, decorated green cloth. A very good, clean sturdy hard cover with minor shelf wear and rubbing at the spine end edges and fore-corner tips; hinges sturdy, binding tight, paper lightly yellowed. In a good moderately worn and lightly soiled dust jacket with foxing visible to the blank side and slight chipping at the corners.

$16.50

Ford News: September, 1935 ; Volume XV, No. 9; Power House Stacks, River Rouge Plant, Dearborn (cover illustration) Ford [plants] of Canada from the air; Expansion Program Continues at Northville; Plee-zing with a V-8; Ford at San Diego; When Circus comes to town; Harvest Time for the spare time gardner; Ford of Australia expands; When the Siren Sounds; Where the Continent Divids; Little Talks on Health; V-8 on the baseball Diamond ; etc

By Ford Motor Company; Francis Jehl, et al

Detroit, Michigan: Ford Motor Company, 1935. First Edition. Brochure-saddle-stitched. Good +. An orginal periodical issued by the company for publicity and public relations. Articles are singl page and heavily illustrated,Quarto, 11 1/2"tall, pages 163 to 178 with intertextual issutration, stiff illustrated wraps. A good plus copy over all, with moderate exterior soiling (primarily foxing) and pencil annotations to the back cover in the blank margins, creasing at the spine; binding solid, inter paper lightly yellowed.

$16.50

Railroad Transportation: Teachers Kit; 57 unbound pictures [plus] A Study of Railway Transportation, volume 1: Teachers Manual ; volume 2, Stories Behind the Pictures

By Association of American Railroads

Washington D.C: Association of American Railroads, 1945. mixed. Very good/Good. A complete 2 volume 'teachers instruction kit with manual and illustration text to set of 57 black and white 8 1/2 x 11 picture plates in the original envelope. Envelope is significantly worn and chipped with moderate soiling, manuals are clean and neat and lightly yellowed, pictures are generally clean and

$25.00

Chilton's Truck and Van Manual:  1993-to 1997 models (Part no. 7921) ; covers all domestic and import models for U.S. and Canada [Service / repair guide]
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Chilton's Truck and Van Manual: 1993-to 1997 models (Part no. 7921) ; covers all domestic and import models for U.S. and Canada [Service / repair guide]

By Kevin M. G. Maher, et al

New York, New York: Chilton Automotive Books / W. G. Nichols, 1996. First Edition. Pictorial Hard Cover. Very good/Without dust jacket. Quarto, 11 1/8" tall, over 1000 pages (unpaginated), illustrated boards. A very good hard cover over all with minor shelf wear; light exterior shelf wear, binding solid, cheap paper lightly yellowed with minor soiling to the fore-edges.

$35.00

The Iron Horse: how railroads changed America
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The Iron Horse: how railroads changed America

By Richard Wormser

New York, New York: Walker & Company, 1998. First Edition. Hardcover--quarter cloth. Near fine/near fine. Quarto, 9 1/2" tall, 216 pages. A near fine, clean, neat hard cover first edition with light shelf wear, slight fading to the cover margins; hinges and binding tight, paper white. In a near fine lightly worn dust jacket with the original price present.

$7.75

A Guide to American Airplanes

By John B. Walker

Racine, Wisconsin: Whitman Publishing, 1940. First Edition. Original Wraps. Very good -. Oblong 24mo, 3 3/4" tall x 6," 64 pages, color pictorial stiff wraps. A very good minus, soft cover with moderste shelf wear, minor edge scuffing, light exterior soiling, spine canted; binding solid, paper clean but yellowed.

$12.50

STEAMBOATERS: From the Early Side-Wheelers to the Big Packets

By Harry Sinclair Drago

New York, New York: Bramhall House, 1967. Hardcover--cloth. Very good/very good. Octavo, 9 1/4" tall, viii + 269 pages, green cloth. A very good, clean, hardcover with moderate shelf wear, rubbing at the corners, hinges and binding solid but front hinge cracked. In a very good, moderately worn dust jacket.

$7.50

LZ 129 "Hindenburg

By Douglas H. Robinson; Richard Groh (illustrations)

New York, New York: Arco Publishing, 1964. Original Wraps. Very good. Quarto, 11" tall, unpaginated (approx 48 pages), wire saddle stitch, stiff illustrated wraps. A very good, clean, neat soft cover with light shelf wear, binding tight, paper just slightly yellowed.

$8.50

Eagle: The Story of American Airlines

By Robert J. Serling

New York, New York: St. Martin's Press, 1985. First Edition. Hardcover--quarter cloth, paper over boards. Fine/Very Good. Includes signed form letter 'Dear Fellow Employee' from R. L. Crandall, then Chairman and President. Octavo, 9 1/2" tall, ix + 482 pages, red quarter-cloth. A fine, clean, neat hard cover first edition with minor shelf wear and very slight soiling to the fore-edges; hinges and binding tight, paper white. In a very good, moderately worn dust jacket with several short closed tears, and with the original price present.

$16.50

The Blimp Book (Baron Wolman and Michael Wittman present)

By George Larson; George Hall (photography); Neil Shakery (design)

Mill Valley, Ca: Squarebooks, 1977. First Edition. Original Wraps. Very good. Oblong octavo, 7 1/2" tall x 8 1/2 wide, 96 pages, stiff illustrated wraps. A very good, clean, neat soft cover with moderate shelf wear and rubbing at the edges; binding tight, paper white.

$21.95

Trouble Shooting: motor car troubles--their causes and cures

By Socony-Vacuum

New York, New York: Socony-Vacuum/Standard Oil Company of New York, 1934. First Edition. Original Wraps. Very good. An original service pamphlet issued by Socony-Vacuum. Octavo, 9" tall, 40 pages, black and white illustrated throughout, wire saddle stitch, stiff illustrated wraps. A very good, clean, neat soft cover pamphlet with light shelf wear and soiling, binding solid, paper lightly yellowed

$19.00

BUICK CHASSIS SERVICE MANUAL 1958 : Authorized Buick Service

By Service Department, Buick Motor Division

Flint, Michigan: Buick Motor Division, 1958. First Edition. Pictorial Stiff Wraps. Good. Quarto, 11" tall, 450+ pages, stiff wraps. A good-copy over all, covers and lightly soiled but significantly worn overall edges, chipping and wear at the spine edges and a 2" x 1/2" piece missing at fore-edge of front cover, internal binding solid; interior pages generally clean, lightly yellowed with some minor soiling to the fore-edges.

$45.00

Railroading from the Rear End

By S. Kip Farrington jr

New York, New York: Coward-McCann, 1946. First Edition. Hardcover--cloth. Good. Sold as a good reading copy only Octavo, 8 1/2 " tall, 430 pages plus black and white photo illustration, illustrated endpapers, blue cloth. A good hard cover first edition with moderate shelf wear, cover cloth faded at the margins, some fraying at the top and bottom of the back strip cloth; hinges and binding solid, BUT paper clean lightly yellowed with light foxing at the front and back endpapers and fore-edges. Without dust jacket.

$7.50

Trains Rolling : stories on railroads at home and abroad

By H. A. McBride

New York, New York: Macmillan, 1953. First Edition. Hardcover--cloth. Good/Without Dustjacket. Sold as reading copy only. Octavo, 9 1/4 " tall, 269 pages with intertextual black and white photo illustration, dark blue cloth. A good hard cover first edition with moderate shelf wear, back strip cloth faded and top and bottom fore-edges; hinges and binding solid, BUT paper lightly yellowed with foxing at the front and back endpapers and fore-edges and first and last pages. Without dust jacket.

$6.50

Steelways of New England

By Alvin F. Harlow

New York, New York: Creative Age Press, 1946. First Edition. Decorative Cloth. Good. This is sold as a good reading copy only. Octavo, 8 1/4" tall, 461 pages + black and white illustrated plates, light blue cloth. A good first edition hardcover only with significant shelf wear, cloth worn at all corners and color faded; hinges and binding solid, paper lightly yellowed, fore-edges darkened. Lacking dust jacket

$6.50

Winning Hearts . . . Winning Wings: The Story of the First Nonstop Transpacific Flight [signed]

By Gloria Piper-Roberson; Patrick Mullady, illustrator

Wenatchee, Washington: Wenatches Valley Museum & Cultural Center, 2001. First Edition. Original Wraps. Near Fine. Signed on the title page, with a signed letter from the author laid in. Includes glossary, illustrations, photographs. Octavo, 8 1/4" tall, 64 pages, illustrated wraps. A near fine, clean, neat soft cover with light shelf wear, hinges and binding tight, paper white

$19.00

What About the Airship? The Challenge to the United States

By Commander C.E. Rosendahl

New York, New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1938. First Edition. Hardcover--cloth. Good. An ex-library copy with marking to the spine, endpapers and title pages. Octavo, 8 1/2" tall, x + 437 pages + photographic illustration, gilt tiles on blue cloth. This is an original reading copy only, well-worn, with cloth through at cover edges, moderately soiled, with the backstrip taped over by the library and hinges cracked but binding secure though some pages have been taped. As is, good read nonetheless

$35.00

The Joy of Soaring: a training manual (a manual of instruction)

By Carle Conway ; Gill Parcell (illustrations)

Los Angeles, California: Soaring Society of America, 1973. Hardcover--cloth. Very Good / Good. Quarto, 11 1/4" tall, viii + 134 pages, black and white illustrations throughout; blue titles on white cloth. A very good, generally clean, sturdy hard cover with moderate shelf wear and rubbing at the corners, paper white but with some foxing to the fore-edges and two pages with chocolate stains. In a good, edge worn worn, dust jacket with chipping at the fold edges.

$7.50

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