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cover of For the Right of Petition, a Fight to Win

For the Right of Petition, a Fight to Win

by Berry, John M.

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Published
1900
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Good
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Millbury, Mass: John M. Berry, 1900. Pamphlet. Good. 4 p.; 27 cm. Running title: Remonstrances Against the Railroad Leases Are in Order. Former ownership marks: 1) embossed stamp at upper corner for Essex Institute; 2) faint stamp next to that reading "Essex Co. Library Duplicate"; 3) next to that stamped "New York State Library." John M. Berry, of… Read more
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cover of Argument of Mr. Franklin B. Gowen Before the Committee on Railroads of the House of Representatives of Pennsylvania: Upon the Bill Presented by Mr. Hulings, of Venango County, to Prevent Unjust Discrimination by Railroad Companies, delivered in the Hall of the House of Representatives, Harrisburg, February 13th, 1883

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Philadelphia: Allen, Lane & Scott's Printing House, 1883. Pamphlet. Very Good -. 32 p.; 23 cm. Brown wrapper printed in black. Franklin Benjamin Gowen (1836-1889) served as president of the Philadelphia and Reading Railroad from 1870 to 1884 and again briefly in 1886. During his presidency, he was responsible for the railroad illegally running its own mining operations… Read more
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cover of Report of the Special Committee on Railroad Transportation of the Chamber of Commerce of the State of New-York, on the Subject of a Railroad Commission; December 1st, 1881

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New York: Chamber of Commerce, 1881. Paperback. Good -. 22 p.; 23 cm. Brown wrapper printed in black. The committee reported on the law establishing a railroad commission in Georgia two years earlier and the positive results of that act. Scarce. In Good- Conditon: wrapper is stained and soiled; title page has small stain at upper edge and… Read more
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cover of Annual Report for 1947

Annual Report for 1947

by Philadelphia City Planning Commission

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Published
1948
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Near Fine
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Philadelphia: City Planning Commission, 1948. Paperback. Near Fine. vi, 38 p.: illustrations, maps; 23 cm. Paperback; stapled. Includes photographs of models of proposed development presented in the Better Philadelphia Exhibition, which was shown to the public at Gimbel Brothers Store in Sept. and Oct. 1947. In Near Fine Condition: cover slightly rubbed; clean and solid.
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cover of Westinghouse Air Brake Company Instruction Pamphlet no. 5032: No. 6 ET Locomotive Brake Equipment

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Pittsburgh, Pa: Westinghouse Air Brake Company, 1911. Paperback. Near Fine. 81, [3] p.: in-text and full-page illustrations; 18 cm. Black cloth spine with dark brown covers printed in black. Includes index. The Westinghouse Air Brake Company was founded in 1869 by George Westinghouse (1846-1914), inventor of the railroad braking system using compressed air. Very scarce. In Near Fine… Read more
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cover of Westinghouse Air Brake Company Instruction Pamphlet no. 5030: The Type K Triple Valve

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Pittsburgh, Pa: Westinghouse Air Brake Company, 1911. Paperback. Near Fine. 31, [1] p., 2 leaves of folded plates: in-text illustrations; 18 cm. Black cloth spine with dark brown covers printed in black. Former owner's name on first page (blank) and back cover: E. R. Marley. This was Everett R. Marley of Freeland, Pa. The Westinghouse Air Brake Company… Read more
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cover of Westinghouse Air Brake Company Instruction Pamphlet no. 5026: Westinghouse Cross Compound Air Compressors

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Pittsburgh, Pa: Westinghouse Air Brake Company, 1911. Paperback. Near Fine. 28 p., 1 folded plate: in-text illustrations; 18 cm. Black cloth spine with dark brown covers printed in black. The Westinghouse Air Brake Company was founded in 1869 by George Westinghouse (1846-1914), inventor of the railroad braking system using compressed air. Very scarce. In Near Fine Condition: cloth… Read more
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cover of Westinghouse Air Brake Company Instruction Pamphlet no. 5027: Combined Automatic and Straight-Air Locomotive Brake Equipment

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Pittsburgh, Pa: Westinghouse Air Brake Company, 1912. Paperback. Very Good -. 40, [4] p., 2 leaves of folded plates: in-text and full-page illustrations; 18 cm. Black cloth spine with dark brown covers printed in black. Former owner's name on last page (blank): E. R. Marley. This was Everett R. Marley of Freeland, Pa. The Westinghouse Air Brake Company… Read more
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cover of Westinghouse Air Brake Company Instruction Pamphlet no. 5034: The LN Equipment (Type L Triple Valve)

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Pittsburgh, Pa: Westinghouse Air Brake Company, 1912. Paperback. Near Fine -. 44 p., 2 leaves of folded plates: in-text and full-page illustrations; 18 cm. Black cloth spine with dark brown covers printed in black. The Westinghouse Air Brake Company was founded in 1869 by George Westinghouse (1846-1914), inventor of the railroad braking system using compressed air. Very scarce.… Read more
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cover of Westinghouse Air Brake Company Instruction Pamphlet no. 5045: PC Passenger Brake Equipment

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Pittsburgh, Pa: Westinghouse Air Brake Company, 1912. Paperback. Near Fine. 65, [1] p., 6 leaves of folded plates: in-text illustrations; 18 cm. Black cloth spine with dark brown card covers printed in black. The Westinghouse Air Brake Company was founded in 1869 by George Westinghouse (1846-1914), inventor of the railroad braking system using compressed air. Very scarce. In… Read more
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cover of Philadelphia: Problems and Progress; A Series of Articles from The Philadelphia Inquirer November and December, 1955 by C. Allen Keith

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Philadelphia: Philadelphia Inquirer, 1955. Paperback. Very Good. [12] p.: illustrations, maps; 28 cm. Stapled. Charles Allen Keith (d. 2000) worked for the Philadelphia Inquirer for 43 years. This booklet brought together a series of articles he wrote in late 1955 about urban renewal and population change in Philadelphia. Scarce. In Very Good Condition: cover is lightly soiled; corners… Read more
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cover of We" by Charles A. Lindbergh; The Famous Flier's Own Story of His Life and His Transatlantic Flight, Together with His Views on the Future of Aviation; With a Foreword by Myron T. Herrick

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New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1928. Hardcover. Good +. 31st impression, June 1928. "Published by Arrangement with g. P. Putnam's Sons." 318, [2] p., frontispiece and 14 p. of illustrations; 20 cm. Blue linen-grain cloth with yellow spine and cover titles, and illustration of a plane on the front cover. Blue endpapers with repeating white image of plane.… Read more
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cover of PTC Street and Transit Guide -- Second Edition

PTC Street and Transit Guide -- Second Edition

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Published
1947
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Good
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Philadelphia: Philadelphia Transportation Co, 1947. Paperback. Good. 304 p.; 13 cm. Paperback with brown cover; cover title. Date from p. 304. Scarce. In Good Condition: cover is rubbed and creased; front cover starting to separat at lower spine; minor loss at fore-edge of front cover; phone number written on inside of front cover; minor soiling on first few… Read more
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cover of On the Origin of Portolan Charts

On the Origin of Portolan Charts

by Lanman, Jonathan T.

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Published
1987
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Very Good
ISBN
9780911028379
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Chicago: The Newberry Library, 1987. Paperback. Very Good. xi, [1], 56 p.: maps, tables; 28 cm. Paperback with green cover printed in black; stapled. The Hermon Dunlap Smith Center for the History of Cartography Occasional Publication no. 2. Scarce. In Very Good Condition: cover is soiled; pages are clean and solid.
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cover of Packard Salesmanship: Assignment Eight -- Packard Service; Prepared for Packard Motor Car Company by La Salle Corporation Service a Division of La Salle Extension University

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Chicago: La Salle Extension University, 1933. Hardcover. Very Good. [6], 280, [2] p.: illustrations; 20 cm. Dark blue cloth with gilt cover title. Red-and-white parcel post label on front fixed endpaper. Letter to the Packard salesman who received this book, attached to front free endpaper, from La Salle Corporation Service stating that as soon as the salesman solved… Read more
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cover of Columbia Cycles [catalog]

Columbia Cycles [catalog]

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Published
1925
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Very Good
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New York: Steinfeld, 1925. Pamphlet. Very Good. [12] p.: illustrations; 16 cm. Accordion-style. No date of publication. Up to 1927 Columbia used a ‘Rubwood' solid wheel on their sidewalk bikes, which are seen in several illustrations. Contains illustrations and descriptions of 8 models: no. 27 Pedi-Car; no. 28 Coaster wagon; no. 29 Bicyclet with coaster brake; No. W-29… Read more
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cover of The Sylvan Steamboats on the East River New York to Harlem

The Sylvan Steamboats on the East River New York to Harlem

by Wall, Alexander J.

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Published
1956
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Near Fine
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Salem, Mass: Peabody Museum, 1956. Paperback. Near Fine. [16] p. (paginated 59-72, [2] p.): illustrations; 21 cm. Card cover; stapled. Publication and series information printed in black on front cover. Steamship Historical Society of America Reprint Series, no. 1. Small New York Historical Society bookplate on inside of front cover indicating that this was a gift of Joseph… Read more
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cover of American Ocean Steamships: Their Necessity to American Industry and Commerce; Speech of Mr. Elliot C. Cowdin, of New-York, Before the National Export Trade Convention, at Washington, D.C., February 19th, 1878

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New York: Chamber of Commmerce, 1878. Pamphlet. Good. 15 p.; 23 cm. Elliot Christopher Cowdin (1819-1880) was an American businessman; his firm imported ribbons, silks, flowers, and novelties from Paris. He served one term in the New York State Assembly beginning in 1876. In this speech he discusses the decline in American ocean steam trade since the beginning… Read more
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cover of Seventh Annual Triumphal Tour of the Successful Salesman "On the Road" for the Alliance Carriage Co

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Cincinnati, Ohio: Alliance Carriage Co, 1895. Paperback. Good. 78, [2] p.: illustrations; 9 x 15 cm. Stapled. Full-page woodcut illustrations of the offices and production rooms of the Alliance Carriage Co. Demonstrates the pre-assembly line process of manufacturing. Also includes an illustration of the bicycle Alliance Boy no. 3. The Alliance Carriage Co. had been in business in… Read more
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cover of 20 000 Meilen mit dem Hochrad um die Welt: 1884-1886; Herausgegeben von Hans-Erhard Lessing; Mit einem Vorwort von Hans Blickensdörfer; Mit 67 Illustrationen und 4 Karten

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Stuttgart: Edition Erdmann in K. Thienemanns Verlag, 1984. Hardcover. Near Fine/good +. 421, [3] p.: illustrations, maps; 21 cm. White cloth with red and black spine title; blind-stamped illustration of a bicycle on the front cover with "1884-1886" in black below. Maps of the route taken on the endpapers. Dust jacket in mylar cover. Thomas Stevens (1854-1935) was… Read more
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