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The Iron Horse: how railroads changed America

By Richard Wormser

New York, New York: Walker & Company, 1998. First edition thus. 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.

$8.50

A Guide to American Airplanes

By John B. Walker

Racine, Wisconsin: Whitman Publishing, 1940. First edition thus. 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. Reprint. 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. Sixth printing. 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 captain

By Robert J. Serling

New York, New York: St. Martin's Press, 1985. First edition, first printing. 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 thus. 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.

$9.50

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 thus. 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 (s). 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

Behind the Iron Horse: the people who made the trains run in the Bellows Falls, Vermont, Area (1941 - 1980) [signed by the author]

By Giro R. Patalano; David Howard Bain (foreword)

Bellows Falls, VT: Self published, 1997. First edition. Original Wraps. Very Good. Signed by the author on the title page. Octavo, 8 1/2" tall, xx + 188 pages, stiff illustrated wraps; b&w photographs. A very good, clean, neat soft cover first edition with little shelf wear but spine taped binding tight, paper white, but a slight touch of foxing to the top fore-edge.

$12.50

Steelways of New England

By Alvin F. Harlow

New York, New York: Creative Age Press, 1946. First printing. 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. Seventh printing. 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

Toy Train Memories
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Toy Train Memories

By John A. Grams

Berkeley, California: A. Kalmbach, 2003. First edition. Hardcover--boards. Fine / Fine. Oblong quarto 10 1/2" tall, 159 pages, red boards. A fine clean neat hard cover first edition, with light shelf wear, hinges and binding tight, paper white. In a fine, lightly worn, dust jacket with the original price.

$19.00

Railroad History [magazine] : #150; Spring, 1986; #154; America's most noteworthy railroaders; Three components of the Chicago & North Western: The Omaha Road, The Louie, and The Great Weedy; United Aircraft's Turbo Train:the transfer of aerospace technology to rail transportation; Locomotive rosters of the Chicago, ST Paul, Minneapolis & Omaha, Minneapolis & St. Louis, and Chicago Great Western; etc

By Robert C. Post (editor); John H. White, William D. Edson, H. Roger Grant, Michael P. Chaney, et al

Boston, Massachusetts: Railway & Locomotive Society, 1984. First printing. Original Wraps. Near Fine. Octavo, 9" tall, 168 pages with intertextual black and white illustrations, stiff illustrated wraps. In near fine, clean, neat condition over all, with light shelf wear, covers just slightly stained by foxing at the edges; internal condition is fine with binding tight, paper white.

$12.50

The American Car Since 1775; the most complete survey of the American automobile ever published

By L. Scott Bailey and the editorial staff of Automobile Quarterly

New York, New York: L. Scott Bailey - Automobile Quarterly, 1971. Second edition. Hardcover--cloth. Very Good / Good. Oblong quarto, 8 1/2" x 9 1/2," 504 pages, brown cloth; illustrated throughout; lists of models; previous owner's inscription penned on the front endpaper. A very good, clean, neat hardcover overall with minor shelf wear, hinges and binding solid, paper cream white with yellowing and light soiling to fore-edges. In a good, lightly soiled dust jacket with small tear at the fore-tips, with original price.

$16.50

From the Captain to the Colonel: An Informal History of Eastern Airlines [signed]

By Robert J. Serling

New York, New York: Dial Press, 1980. First edition. Hardcover--quarter cloth. Near Fine / Very Good. Signed by the author on a bookplate affixed to the half title page. Octavo, 9 1/4" tall, 527 pages, b&w photographs. A near fine, clean hardcover first edition with slight soiling to front cover; hinges and binding solid, paper cream white. In a very good dust jacket with some fading along the backstrip (sunning), with original price.

$9.50

Boston Elevated Railway Company (Surface Lines); Instruction Bulletin for Centre Entrance Cars; General Electric P. C. 5 and Westinghouse A.B.P.C. Controls with General Electric and Westinghouse Electro-Pneumatic Straight Air Brake (November, 1942)

By [ Boston Elevated Railway Company ]

Boston, Massachusetts: Privately Printed, 1942. First edition thus. Pamphlet. Very Good. Octavo 5 7/8" tall, 38 pages, wire saddle stitch, printed wraps. A very good, generally clean, neat pamphlet with moderateshelf wear, light exterior soiling paper lightly yellowed with a small tear at the top of the spine

$19.00

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