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Little Slants at Western Life; A Note Book of Travel and Reflection.

By Olden, Sarah Emilia

New York: New York: Harold Vinal Ltd. 1927, 1927. First Edition . Hardcover. Very Good/Fair. 12mo. 245 pages. Burgundy cloth hardcover with beige illustrated dust jacket, lettering in black and red. Dust jacket is worn and rubbed with some tears and chips to the edges and spine caps; spine is darkened and rubbed along the edges. The inner flaps of the jacket are detached and held in place by the mylar sleeve. Hardcover binding shows light edge wear, and the text is clean and fresh. Contents are clean and bright. The front panel of the jacket shows the places in the American Southwest where the writer travelled: New Mexico, Colorado, Utah, Wyoming, Oregon, California, Nevada, and Arizona. (The line goes through Idaho; we don't know if she travelled there or not). Part of the blurb on the rear panel of the jacket reads, "While the author sees with the trained eye of the ethnologist-- she has made a study of the customs and traditions of certain of our American Indians-- she commands a style full of grace and humor; her anecdotes illumine while they amuse.

$25.00

Men of Erie, A Story of Human Effort
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Men of Erie, A Story of Human Effort

By Hungerford, Edward

New York: Random House, 1946. Second Printing. . Hardcover. Very Good/Good. 8vo. 346 pages, indexed. Hardcover with a worn blue dust jacket. The jacket shows several edge tears and chips; spine ends chipped. The book is sound with secure inner hinges. Prior owner's mass-market bookplate on the front pastedown. Text is clean.

$8.00

The Lackawanna Story, The First Hundred Years of the Delaware, Lackawanna and Western Railroad
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The Lackawanna Story, The First Hundred Years of the Delaware, Lackawanna and Western Railroad

By Casey, Robert J.; [and] W. A. S. Douglas

New York, London, and Toronto: McGraw-Hill Book Company, 1951. First Edition First Printing . Hardcover. Very Good/Good. 8vo. 223 pages, indexed. Hardcover with a brown dust jacket. The jacket shows some rubbing and wear. The book has a 1951 gift inscription on the front flyleaf. Text is sound and clean.

$10.00

North Carolina Roads and Their Builders

By Waynick, Capus

Raleigh, NC: Superior Stone Company, 1952. First Edition First Printing . Hardcover. Very Good. 4to. 308 pages, indexed. Hardcover bound in tan cloth with gilt illustration on front covers. Moderate rubbing and wear to the binding. The spine is a bit tanned. Map endpapers. The front flyleaf and half title ar foxed. The text is generally clean. Illustrated with numerous photos and three large folding maps. Volume I only.

$20.00

Extra South. An Unscheduled, Unhurried Look at Dixie Steam Railroading.

By Reid, H.; Foreword by Manly Wade Wellman

Susquehanna, Pa.: Starrucca Valley Publications, 1964. First Edition First Printing . Hardcover. Fair/Poor. 4to. 144 page. Hardcover with a yellow and black dust jacket. An EX-LIBRARY copy with full markings. The jacket shows heavy wear with chipping, edge tears and creases. Top inch of the jacket spine is torn. A sound copy with secure inner hinges. The text appears clean. Illustrated with some photos. This is #1027 of 2000 copies.

$10.00

1993 Cadillac Fleetwood Owner's Manual
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1993 Cadillac Fleetwood Owner's Manual

By Cadillac

Detroit, Mich.: Cadillac Motor Car Co., 1993. Soft cover. Good. 12mo. 325, 8, 11, 16 pages (Including index). Soft cover bound in white wrappers with a spiral wire spine. Moderate wear to the binding. Page 325 (appears to be a blank) has the top half torn away. Otherwise a sound copy.

$8.00

Seaboard Air Line Railway: Steam Boats, Locomotives and History

By Prince, Richard E.

Green River, WY: Richard E. Prince, 1969. Hardcover. Fair. 4to. 268 pages, indexed. Hardcover bound in orange cloth with brown title. Binding is rubbed and worn. Hinges are sound and text is clean. Profusely illustrated. Prior owner's name on pastedown. Quite musty with foxing on endpapers. Damping at spine.

$40.00

Train Accident Reconstruction and FELA & Railroad Litigation

By Loumiet, James R.; [and] William G. Jungbauer.

Tucson, Arizona: Lawyers & Judges Pub. Co, 1994. Hardcover. Very Good. 8vo. (559) pages. Hardcover bound in burgundy pebbled cloth with cover lettering in gilt. Light weawr to the binding. A sound copy and clean within. The number line on the copyright page ends in "1" and suggests a First Edition.

$75.00

Southern Railway's Spencer Shops: 1896-1996

By Galloway, Duane. [and] Wrinn, Jim

Lynchburg, VA: TLC Publishing, Inc, 2000. Hardcover. Very Good. 4to. 105 pages. Glossy hardcover with green/pictorial cover. Hinges are sound and text is clean. Damped and Musty. Profusely illustrated.

$14.50

Early American Locomotives With 147 Engravings
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Early American Locomotives With 147 Engravings

By White, John H.

New York: Dover Pubns, 1972. Soft cover. Very Good. Oblong 4to. Soft cover bound in red and tan wrappers. Light wear to the binding. A sound copy and clean within. Illustrated throughout.

$6.00

Norfolk & Western: Diesel's Last Conquest
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Norfolk & Western: Diesel's Last Conquest

By Warden, William E.

Lynchburg, Virginia, U.S.A.: TLC Pub, 2000. 4th Printing. Soft cover. Good. 4to. 62 pages. Soft cover bound in brown/grey and blue pictorial wrappers. Binding is lightly rubbed. Hinges are sound and text is clean. Profusely illustrated. Damping to lower edge at spine - slightly musty.

$15.00

North Carolina Insight Vol 6. No 1

By Finger, Bill

Raleigh, NC: North Carolina Center for Public Policy, 1983. First Edition First Printing . Soft cover. Very Good. 8vo. 52 pages. Soft cover bound in stapled grey and blue wrappers. Binding is lightly bumped along edges. Hinges are tight and sound. Articles on North Carolina Railroads, Political Process and Forestry.

$7.50

A Picture History of U.S. Transportation

By Craib, Roderick

New York: Simmons-Boardman Books, 1958. First Edition First Printing . Hardcover. Very Good/Good. 4to. 124 pages, indexed. Hardcover with a black and white dust jacket. The jacket shows rubbing and wear and has a 2 inch taped tear at the bottom of the front panel near the spine. The book is sound and clean. Illustrated.

$9.50