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[London]: Abbey Library, [ca. 1950]. Thick 8vo. xxxviii, 730 pp. Numerous plates, illusts., illust. endpapers. Beige cloth, gilt lettrng (uniform light toning), w/ d.j. (mnr chppng, edgewear, creasng frnt cvr), NF/G. First edition, thus, of this classic erotic satires.
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The five books and minor writings together with letters and documents illustrating his life. A translation by W.F. Smith. . . Second edition with a new introduction. . . Volume I. Gargantua.

by RABELAIS, Francois.

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Cambridge: At the University Press, 1934. Thick 8vo. clxxiv, 284 pp. Map. Brick red cloth, gilt lettrng (slght bmpng couple crnrs), w/ d.j. (slght edgewear, rubbng), VG/VG. First edition, thus of this translation and critical edition of Rabelais famed satire, Gargantua, originally published in 1893, this edition was revised and corrected with authors later notes and corrections. This volume was all that was published at the University Press for this printing.
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The encyclopedia of ornament.

by RACINET, A.

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New York: Portland House, [1989]. Folio. 284, [2] pp. 100s of text illusts., 100 colour plates. Burgundy boards, gilt lettrng, w/ d.j. (very slght edgewear), F/Nf. First Portland House edition, 2nd printing, of this stunning encyclopedia of design and decorative art.
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Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens. With drawings by Arthur Rackham.

by [RACKHAM]. BARRIE, James M.

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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, [The De Vinne Press], 1908. 4to. x, [2], 126 pp. With tipped-in colour frontisp., 49 tipped-in colour plates, all mounted on thick gray paper stock, and all preserving original printed tissue guards (plates bound together in later half of book, rather than interleaved), illustrated title page, 1 map, couple text illustrations. Pictorial green publisher’s linen, gilt cover art by Rackham, gilt lettering front cover & spine (very slight darkening to lettering on spine & very slight fraying head & foot of spine, very minor bumping to couple corners), still a VG bright copy, from the library of Hazel Abernethy Stubbs (1886-1984), former Portland, Oregon High School art teacher, w/ ownership markings dated 1910 on verso of frontisp. Early American edition of this splendidly illustrated fairy tale. The story was originally published as part of The Little White Bird, but then the Peter Pan chapters were extracted and published as a separate work in 1906 with the Rackham… Read more
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J.M. Barrie’s Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens retold by. . . for little people with the permission of the author. Pictures by Arthur Rackham.

by [RACKHAM]. BARRIE, James M. & BYRON, May.

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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1937. 8vo. 123, [1] pp. Colour frntsp., 5 colour plates, text illusts. Green cloth, dark blue lettering & illust. on front cover, blue lettering on spine (minor shelfwear, slight rubbing, w/o ffep.), w/ d.j. cover art by Rackham (minor dustsoiling, edgewear, couple very minor closed tears, creasing), still VG-/VG copy. Early Rackham illustrated edition of this wonderful fairy tale, and the first book in the Peter Pan Books for Little Children rewritten by May Byron.
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12 against crime.

by RADIN, Edward D.

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New York: G.P. Putnam’s Sons, [1950]. 8vo. ix, [1], 242 pp. Green boards, gray & blk lettrng (slght shlfwr, vry slght bmpng to crnrs), w/ d.j. great cover art by Galdone (mnr creasng, shlfwr), VG/VG-. First edition of this anthology of biographies about twelve crime-catchers, behind-the-scenes sleuths who cleared up cases that baffled the police.
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Electric Eyes see all -- do all; Phototubes and photo cells -- when to use them; How to make the Radio-Craft 1937 Television Receiver. . . In: Radio-Craft, Special Electronics Number, Vol. VIII, No. 10.

by [RADIO & TELEVISION]. GERNSBACK, Hugo (Ed.)

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Springfield, MA & New York, NY: Radcraft Publications, Inc., April, 1937. 4to. pp. 577-640. Photo illustrations, diagrams, text illustrations throughout. Colour-illustrated softcovers, cover art of motorcycle police officer tracking speeders (minor edgewear, dustsoiling to spine, some scuffing), still VG- copy. First edition of this installment of the famed science & technology magazine founded by Gernsback (1884-1967) who launched Amazing Stories in 1926, and the annual World Science Fiction Convention award the “Hugo” is awarded in his name.
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How to make the Radio-Craft 1937 television receiver; A television “streamer” for spot news; Experimental high-fidelity television; The future status of television programs. . . In: Radio-Craft, Special Television Number, Vol. IX, No. 2.

by [RADIO & TELEVISION]. GERNSBACK, Hugo (Ed.)

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Springfield, MA & New York, NY: Radcraft Publications, Inc., August, 1937. 4to. pp. 65-128. Photo illustrations, diagrams, text illustrations throughout. Colour-illustrated softcovers, cover art of Television News broadcast truck (minor edgewear, dustsoiling to spine, some scuffing), still VG copy. First edition of this installment of the famed science & technology magazine founded by Gernsback (1884-1967), with this issue focusing on the nascent television industry, including building a television receiver, developments in “high-fidelity” television, and make-up tips for aspiring television stars.
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Making the Radio-Craft simplified carrier interphone; A portable radio research lab; How a radio truck aids news “scoops”; Newest car-radio ideas. . . In: Radio-Craft, Special Private Address Number, Vol. VIII, No. 12.

by [RADIO & TELEVISION]. GERNSBACK, Hugo (Ed.)

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Springfield, MA & New York, NY: Radcraft Publications, Inc., June, 1937. 4to. pp. 705-768. Photo illustrations, diagrams, text illustrations throughout. Colour-illustrated softcovers, cover art of young woman cooking breakfast in the trailer while communicating with her husband the driver on the “Trailer-to-car Inter-Communicator System” (minor edgewear, dustsoiling to spine, some scuffing, creasing to upper corner), still VG- copy. First edition of this installment of the famed science & technology magazine founded by Gernsback (1884-1967) who launched Amazing Stories in 1926, and the annual World Science Fiction Convention award the “Hugo” is awarded in his name.
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The “Eternal Road” introduces a new era in theatre sound; How a sound car fought “ol’ Man River”; How to make an infinite-baffle high-fidelity speaker system. . . In: Radio-Craft, Special Public Address Number, Vol. VIII, No. 11.

by [RADIO & TELEVISION]. GERNSBACK, Hugo (Ed.)

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Springfield, MA & New York, NY: Radcraft Publications, Inc., May, 1937. 4to. pp. 641-704. Photo illustrations, diagrams, text illustrations throughout. Colour-illustrated softcovers, cover art of fireboat “Super-Power ‘P.A.’” directing fire-fighters (minor edgewear, dustsoiling to spine, some scuffing, creasing to upper corner), still VG- copy. First edition of this installment of the famed science & technology magazine founded by Gernsback (1884-1967). Of particular interest is the description of the sound system installed in the Manhattan Opera House for Max Reinhardt’s lavish pageant of Jewish biblical history and persecution using the orchestration and music of Leopold Stokowski (mostly lost). The famed production attempted to alert the world to the plight of German Jews under Nazism, and featured an elaborate five level set designed by Norman Bel Geddes.
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Japan S-W phone to America open; A free-wheeling dial for your S-W set; Short Wave stations of the World. . . In: Short Wave Craft, The Radio Experimenter’s Magazine, Vol. V, No. 11.

by [RADIO]. GERNSBACK, Hugo (Ed.)

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Chicago, IL: Popular Book Corporation, March, 1935. 4to. pp. 641-704. Photo illustrations, diagrams, text illustrations throughout. Colour-illustrated softcovers, ccover art of couple in separate beds w/ husband wearing headphones and focused on his Short Wave Craft magazine (minor edgewear, dustsoiling to spine, some scuffing), still VG copy. First edition of this installment of the famed science & technology magazine founded by Gernsback (1884-1967), reviewing many of the latest developments in Short Wave radio prior to World War II.
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The Northwest’s own railway. Spokane, Portland & Seattle Railway and its subsidiaries. Volume One. The Main Line.

by [RAILROAD]. GRANDE, Walter R.

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Portland, OR: Grande Press, [1992]. Oblong folio. 336 pp. 100s of photos (many in colour), maps, illusts, colour map endpapers. Gray cloth, gilt lettering, colour map endpapers, w/ d.j. (minor edgewear, couple small closed tears), still a NF/VG- copy. First edition of Volume One of this invaluable history of the SP&S Railway, which followed the Columbia River between Vancouver and Pasco, up the Snake river, and through Eastern Washington towards Spokane. The railroad was jointly owned by the Great Northern Railway and the Northern Pacific Railway. This volume tells the story of the main line from Portland to Spokane, with a separate chapter for each segment, Portland-Vancouver; Vancouver-Wishram; Wishram-Pasco; Pasco-Spokane. Of particular interest are the 3 Howard Fogg paintings.
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The traction story of Milwaukee. [Electric Railways of Wisconsin]. In: Trolley Sparks, Bulletin 97. . . .

by [RAILROADS -- ELECTRIC TROLLEYS]. HARPER, James P.

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Chicago, IL: Central Electric Railfans Association, November, 1953. 4to. 154, [6] pp. With 100s of photo illustrations, diagrams, colour-tinted facsimile tickets, borders, 1 large folding map. Colour-illustrated boards, photos of Racine Trolley on front cover, map on back cover of Milwaukee Electric Railway lines, comb-binding as issued (some chipping foot of spine, minor lifting to coating, edgewear), still G copy. First edition of this excellent one volume history of the Milwaukee Street Railway.
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[Pittsburgh, PA, New York, NY & Toledo, OH: The Foundation Company, 115 Broadway, 1927-1930]. Oblong 4to. With 136 linen-backed silver gelatin photographs, w/ smaller images mounted 3 to a leaf, all w/ linen hinges at gutter margin; including 107 sized 3 x 5.75 in., many w/ text w/in the negative, several w/ manuscript descriptions in ink on versos, 6 sized 4.75 x 6.75 in. w/ photographer’s stamp for Simmons-Boardman Publishing Co. on verso, 23 sized 8 x 10 in., nearly all w/ detailed ink manuscript notes w/in lower parts of negatives, many w/ dates in the negative in lower fore-edge, and negative numbers, manuscript pencil notes of the Northland Studios on verso. All bound w/ sliding metal Acco-fastener at gutter margin, manuscript title on front cover of thick paper, preserved in the original file folder (toning, edgewear, tears & creases), still VG exemplar, w/ mimeograph instructions mounted inside front flap detailing that these were to be returned to the Chief Clerk of the Roadway Dept.… Read more
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Railroadman.

by [RAILROAD -- FRENCH, Henry Clay]. FRENCH, Chauncey Del.

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New York: The Macmillan Co., 1938. Tall 8vo. vi, [4], 292 pp. With plates. Burgundy-coloured publisher’s cloth, gilt lettering front cover & spine (minor shelfwear), w/ d.j. cover art of locomotive, and banner of RR company logos (minor chipping edgewear upper fore-edge, tidemark back cover), still VG/G- copy. First edition of this Henry French’s life working the railroads across the West, including the Hannibal & St. Joe, Santa Fe, Union Pacific, and finally railroads in the Pacific Northwest such as the Oregon Railroad & Navigation, Oregon Pacific, Tacoma Eastern Railway, and the St. Paul & Tacoma Lumber Co. The author has detailed his father’s experiences in cattle towns, mining camps, railroad construction camps, logging towns, and more.
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Car builders’ cyclopedia of American practice. Definitions and typical illustrations of railroad and industrial cars, their parts and equipment; descriptions and illustrations of shops and equipment deployed in car construction and repair. . . .

by [RAILROADS -- PASSENGER & INDUSTRIAL CARS]. WRIGHT, Roy V., AUGUR, Robert C. et al. (Eds.)

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[Milwaukee, WI: Kalmbach Publishing Co., 1973]. Tall thick 4to. 1352 pp. 1000s of illusts., diagrams, photos, a couple colour-illust. ads. Black cloth, gilt lettrng, NF copy, w/ bkplate on frnt pstdn. First Kalmbach facsimile edition (Simmons-Boardman, 1940) of this incomparable reference work on industrial and passenger railroad cars just before World War II. The extensive sections on Pullman and sleeping cars, private cars, motor trains, lighting, provide excellent details on the railroads of the period.
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Santa Fe time schedules of principal trains. Passenger edition.

by [RAILROAD -- TIME TABLES]. [ANDERSON, R.T. & CHAPPELL, R.E. (Passenger Traffic Managers).]

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[Chicago, IL & Los Angeles]: The Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway System, Oct. 28, 1956. Tall 8vo. 32 pp. Double-page centerfold map of route, profile map as well. Colour-illustrated softcovers, cover art of Pueblo Indian boy writing in the desert sand (slight shelfwear), NF. First edition of this Mid-20th-Century time table charting the Santa Fe RR between Chicago & California through Kansas, Oklahoma, Colorado, New Mexico, Arizona, Texas, and California.
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[Baltimore, MD: Franklin Railway Supply Co., Inc., Lima Locomotive Works, Photographs by The Hughes Co., 1939]. Oblong 4to. 11 x 8.25 in. [5 leaves (unnumbered).], typescript. With 72 photographs, 12 silver prints, 60 silver gelatin, backed in gray linen, all w/ dates & specifications in lower right corner w/in negative, photographer’s imprint in lower right corner, some w/ photographer’s stamp on verso. Limp simulated black calf Emerson binder, punch sewn at gutter margins, w/ gray silk braids punched through, and wound around brackets at rear (minor curling to fore-edges of photos, edgewear to covers, some toning to typed text leaves), still a VG- exemplar. This uncommon industrial photo album demonstrates the extended testing and technological development by the Franklin Railway Supply Co., a Lima Locomotives Subsidiary at their Baltimore, MD testing laboratory through the end of the 1930s to develop the Poppet Valve improving the starting and low-speed traction of steam locomotives. Their… Read more
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The Milwaukee Road, Western “Cities” Streamliners, Super Dome Hiawathas. . . .

by [RAILROAD -- TIME TABLES]. [KREMER, W.W. (Vice Pres.)].

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Chicago, IL: Chicago Milwaukiee, St. Paul & Pacific Railroad, April, 1959. 4to. 35, [1] pp. Text illustrations, 1 double-page centerfold map. Self-printed colour-illustrated softcovers, showing Streamliner & Hiawatha observation cars on front cover (light uniform interior toning, 1 small closed tear), still VG copy. First edition of this scarce time table for the passenger trains on the Milwaukee Road in the mid-20th Century. This Railroad which operated from 1847 until 1980, mostly as the Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul, and Pacific Railroad, first extended their line to Tacoma, and Seattle in 1905 and 1906, and also acquired a number of Pacific Northwest and Western local railroads.
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Missouri Pacific Lines route of the Eagles. Use the St. Louis Gateway. . . .

by [RAILROAD -- TIME TABLES]. [DEARMONT, Russell L. (Pres.)].

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[St. Louis, MO]: Missouri Pacific Lines, June 7, 1959. 4to. 38, [2], printed in double-columns, illustrated ads, colour-tinted ads for the Pullman accommodations, w/ double-page colour centerfold map by Crawford C. Anderson, self-printed softcovers, colour lithograph cover art (minor creasing couple corners), still VG copy. First edition of this mid-20th Century time tables for the storied Missouri Pacific Railroad, one of the first railroads in the United States built west of the Mississippi, and after falling on hard times during the Great Depression was placed under trusteeship. This time table records the emergence of the company from trusteeship in 1956, and purchased by Union Pacific in 1982. Worldcat locates 3 copies.
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