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Twelfth Annual report of the Interstate Commerce Commission, January 11,  1899.
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Twelfth Annual report of the Interstate Commerce Commission, January 11, 1899.

Washington: Government Printing Office. Near Fine. 1899. Hardcover. Chapters include: Investigation at Portland, Oreg.; Investigation of Coal Rates; Power of Commission over Rates; Unreasonable Rates; Statistics of Railways; Safety Appliances etc. (complete contents at request). 276 pp., indexed. Brown textured buckram with gold lettering on the spine. Board panels are lightly scuffed and the spine ends are soft/bumped; the board edges and corners tips are also lightly shelf worn. Two tiny nicks on the fore edge of the first 5 leaves. Overall an exceptionally nice copy. ; 8vo .

$52.50

Roadfood: The Coast-to-Coast Guide to 700 of the Best Barbecue Joints,  Lobster Shacks, Ice Cream Parlor, Highway Diners, and Much, Much More
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Roadfood: The Coast-to-Coast Guide to 700 of the Best Barbecue Joints, Lobster Shacks, Ice Cream Parlor, Highway Diners, and Much, Much More

By Stern, Jane; Michael Stern

Broadway Publishing Company. Near Fine. 2001. Softcover. 978076792898 . Small remainder mark else a fine copy. 573 pp. ; 8vo .

$7.50

Santa Fe: Steel Rails Through California
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Santa Fe: Steel Rails Through California

By Duke, Donald and Stan Kistler

San Marino, CA: Golden West Books. Very Good in Good dust jacket. 1964. Hardcover. [9] 10-184 pages. Navy textured cloth; gold spine lettering. Map three colored endpages. Laid in is a color photograph (1970's). Slanted, else clean solid copy. Dust jacket is worn on the edges and folds. The front flap is completely separated. Now in an archival cover. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall .

$26.25

Field and Office Tables: Specially Applicable to Railroads
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Field and Office Tables: Specially Applicable to Railroads

By Allen, C Frank (Calvin Frank)

New York & London: Mcgraw Hill. Very Good. 1914. Revised Edition. Hardcover. Revised from the 1906 first ed., "...found more complete and perfect than those which have preceded." Included are tables for easement curves and for earthwork computations. Also included are "Acres for Strip 100 Feet Wide, Metric Curves, Velocity Heights and Mean Refractions in Declination, and others. Fold out attached to back pastedown, although it appears that it was intended to be attached to the final free end page as well, it remains secure. Former owner's name neatly penned, hinges beginning to separate, text block binding tight. The author (b1851) was a member of the American Society of Civil Engineers, Professor of Railroad Engineering in the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. ; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 282 pp. pages .

$18.75

His Weird and Wanton Ways : the Secret Life of Howard Hughes
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His Weird and Wanton Ways : the Secret Life of Howard Hughes

By R, Mathison Richard

New York: William Morrow & Company Inc. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1977. First Edition. Hardcover. 0688031706 . 1st printing. Rubbed edges, slightly cocked. Top edge dust soil. ; 8.5 x 5.7 x 1.2 inches .

$9.00

Harley-Davidson: History & Mystique
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Harley-Davidson: History & Mystique

By Leffingwell, Randy

Michigan: Lowe & B. Hould. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1996. Second Edition. Hardcover. 0681219246 . Lovely red cloth cover, lightly bumped and worn on the ends, in NF DJ not price clipped, shelf edge lightly rolled. Celebrating the motorcycles, events and people that define The Motor Company, the unbeatable Wrecking Crew race team, wartime machines, the Hollister incident, Peter Fonda's Easy Rider, flat-track domination, AMF ownership, the custom craze, and more tell the story of how Harley-Davidson came to be an American icon. ; 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall .

$16.13

The History of Railways
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The History of Railways

By Berghaus, Erwin

London, England: Barrie And Rockliff. Good in Good dust jacket. 1964. First English Edition. Hardback. Clean bright copy. ; First English translation (1964) Originally pub in German in 1960. Formatter including forward (xi) (215) pp, indexed, 25 photos and 12 maps. Ex-lib with stamps etc. , ffep tear prof. , repaired, hinge broke, block solid, 1/2 and title loose. Good reading copy; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall .

$10.50

Fundamentals of Aviation
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Fundamentals of Aviation

By Potter, Norman; William J. Konicek

Bringhamton, New York: Link Aviation Inc.. Good with no dust jacket. 1946. First Edition; Third Printing. Hardcover. Clean bright copy. ; Early children's aviation text book printed by Link Aviation, this is the third printing (Nov. 1946) first printed in Dec. 1945. A marbled coated board cover w/blue-gray pastedown wrap of various aircraft both whimsical and existing. 107 pg. , illustrated and indexed, toned throughout, loose binding w/library tape reinforcing front and back hinges, edges very worn corners frayed. Neatly written Library reference number on ffep and title, unknown sticker inside back cover (Gaylord patent) . Overall a well written and highly illustrated w diagrams and b/w photos. Chapters include: Air transportation as it was then; History of Flight; Theory of flight; Aircraft -general structure, wings fuselage, etc. ; the aircraft engine, flight technique, civil air regs; an extensive chapter on navigation; Meteorology, air traffic control and communications; questions and appendix.; 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall .

$13.88

Corner Seat
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Corner Seat

By Portway, Christopher

London: The Travel Book Club. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1973. First Thus. Hardcover. NF/NF, with just the barest of bump to corner tips, 208 pp. Plus b/w plates. ...an account of four famous international railway journeys: Orient Express, Taurus Express, Moscow Express and Trans-Siberian Express. The author tells of the people he meets and of the incidents that befall him. He dilutes his travelogue with reminiscence of world-shaking events, so that the reader is carried through Europe and Asia on the crest of a wave; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall .

$10.88

The Development of American Industries, Their Economic Significance
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The Development of American Industries, Their Economic Significance

By Glover, Over and Cornell

New York: Prentice Hall. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1951. Third Edition. Hardcover. Blue cloth HB, light wear to extremities, light tanning, black & white photos, charts, plans, and graphs though out text, FOUR pull outs: #1. Products made from Petroleum Natural Gas; # 2. Processes of Manufacturing Iron and Steel (illustrated diagram) #3. (a line graph diagram) An Automobile Assembly Line; #4. Line drawn map of the United States. 1120 pages including index. ; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall .

$21.00