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Archive of 32 photographs and a reward poster for a train accident in Raytown, Missouri, 1970

by [Missouriana] [Train accidents] [Rock Island Railroad] [Pacific Railroad]

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1970
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$950.00

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N.p.: N.p., 1970. Archive of 32 vintage photographs documenting the October 20, 1970 collision of two trains along the Chicago, Rock Island, and Pacific Railroad line in Raytown, Missouri. Also included in the archive is a single broadside reward poster offering $5000 for information pertaining to the accident. According to a contemporary newspaper article which appeared in… Read more
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Trolleys of Boston and New York, circa 1902-1914 (Collection of 8 original glass negatives)

by Paul W. Rowell (photographer)

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Published
1902
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$3,500.00

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Boston: Self published, 1902. Collection of eight original dry plate glass negatives featuring images of Boston and New York area trolleys, circa 1902-1914 but developed shortly after, shot and struck by photographer Paul W. Rowell, with his last name in holograph pencil on a few of the accompanying manila envelopes. Each slide with identifying annotations etched prior to development,… Read more
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The Rome Express (First UK Edition)

by Alexander, Ruth, and Clifford Grey

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Published
1932
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$75.00

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London: The Readers Library, 1932. First UK Photoplay Edition, Based on the 1932 film, directed by Walter Forde, and starring Muriel Aked, Joan Berry, and Donald Calthrop, a tale of trains, stolen art, and espionage, and often regarded as a one of the earliest "spy" films. Very Good plus in a Very Good plus dust jacket.… Read more
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Thunder (Original screenplay for the 1929 film)

by William Nigh (director); Byron Morgan, Ann Price (screenwriters); Lon Chaney, Wally Albright, Frances Morris (starring)

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Published
1929
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$3,000.00

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Beverly Hills, CA: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer [MGM], 1929. Draft script for the 1929 silent film. Holograph pencil annotations throughout by an unknown editor, with an unsigned typescript note of revisions to producer Hunt Stromberg bound in at the front of the script. Lon Chaney's penultimate film appearance, and his last silent film, as he would develop walking pneumonia during… Read more
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