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R. A. Sneed, "Reminiscences of an Indian Trader" and James Morrison,  "Southern...
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R. A. Sneed, "Reminiscences of an Indian Trader" and James Morrison, "Southern Branch of the Union Pacific" in Chronicles of Oklahoma, Vol. XIV, #2, 1936

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Oklahoma City: Oklahoma Historical Society. Good. 1936. Softcover. Published quarterly, "The Chronicles of Oklahoma" is the official journal of the Oklahoma Historical Society, and contains scholarly articles relating to Oklahoma history. This issue printed General Richard A. Sneed's "Reminiscences of an Indian Trader" for the first time (pp. 135-155)--it also appears to be the only published version of his account. Sneed was a Confederate General furing the Civil War who evemtially migrated to New Mexico where he was an Indian Agent and was also elected to state offices. Also included is an interesting essay on "The Union Pacific, Southern Branch" by James D. Morrison (pp. 173-188). Two other articles on Indians of Oklahoma: "Contributions of the Indian People in Oklahoma" and "Early Advancement Among the Five Civilized Tribes." There is also an essay by former Gov. Haskell on the early efforts at statehood, Bound in gray printed… Read More
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R. v. R., The Life Of Rembrandt Van Rijn [with Slipcase]
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R. v. R., The Life Of Rembrandt Van Rijn [with Slipcase]

by Van Loon, Hendrik

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New York: Heritage Press. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1939. Hardcover. Wonderful illustrations by Van Loon as well as reproductions of Rembrandt's work throughout. There is a book pocket on affixed to the front end paper; there are no other markings in the book or on the spine. The publisher's original slipcaset is worn, and the original pictorial slipcase name sticker as well as the slipcase end decoration have come off. The book has seen little use, and the slipcase has protected it throughout its life.; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 378 pages .
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The Race to the White Continent: Voyages to the Antarctic
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The Race to the White Continent: Voyages to the Antarctic

by Gurney, Alan

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New York: W. W. Norton & Company. Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket. 2000. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 0393050041 . Contains b&w illustrations and maps as well as an index and a bibliography in the rear. Original publisher's white covers with silver spine lettering. This is a nice clean, tight and unmarked book with no interior or exterior markings, no previous owner names and no bookplates. The dust jacket has very minor smudging to white portion, else it is in similarly nice condition with no chips, tears, or markings.; B&W Illustrations & Maps; 8vo, 8"- 9" tall; 320 pages .
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Radio for the Millions
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Radio for the Millions

by Popular Science Monthly (Editors)

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New York: Popular Science Publishing. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1946. Third Printing. Hardcover. By the mid-1930's 60% of US households had a radio--ten years later, new inventions were fascinating the public: bicylce radios, floor lamp radios, pocket receivers, suitcase record players, etc. This book contains many articles on many facets of building, servicing, and improving radios, all with photos and many diagrams, wiring diagrams, etc. for the homeowner and hobbyist. Origninal publishers rust red cloth covers with black and gilt spine and cover lettering and decorations (just a minor bit of shelf wear). The pages have a bit of even age toning, and there is some child light scrawl in crayon on the rear end paper (which has been partially erased), else this is a clean, tight unmarked book with no owner names, book plates, or other markings. ; B&W Photographs; 8vo, 8"- 9" tall; 192 pages .
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Radwaste: A Reporters Investigation of a Growing Nuclear Menace

Radwaste: A Reporters Investigation of a Growing Nuclear Menace

by Shapiro, Fred C.

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New York: Random House. Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket. 1981. First Edition. Hardcover. 039451159X . Previous owner name and address on front end paper, else a nice clean and tight book in a nice dust jacket with no chips or tears. A few spots to foredge and top edge (not to any interior pages). ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 288 pages .
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Railroading at Its Wildest

Railroading at Its Wildest

by Fitch, Ron

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Kenthurst: Kangaroo Press. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1993. First Edition. Hardcover. 0864174969 . Ron Fitch spent 46 years in Australian railways from a construction engineer living in a tent to South Australian Railways Commissioner. Contains numerous photos of his years in Australian railroading. Review Copy sticker on front end paper listing book's biliographic details, else a nice clean, tight and unmarked book with no interior or exterior markings. Appears to have been little used and probably unread. ; B&W Photographs; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 176 pages .
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The Railroad in American Art, Representations of Technological Change

The Railroad in American Art, Representations of Technological Change

by Danly, Susan & Marx, Leo (Editors)

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Cambridge: MIT Press. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1988. Hardcover. 0262231263 . An interesting overview of art with railroads as the subject. The text is illustrated with many examples (primarily photos and paintings). It would be difficult to assemble these images or research this topic, so this book is an important contribution to the subject. Indexed. Oblong quarto size book. A nice clean, tight and unmarked book with no interior or exterior markings. Dust jacket also nice; only one tiny tear to top edge of dust jacket spine. Contributions by eight authors. ; Color & b&w illustrations; 8vo, 8"- 9" tall; 218 pages .
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Railroads of North America: A Complete Listing of All North American  Railroads 1827 to 1986
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Railroads of North America: A Complete Listing of All North American Railroads 1827 to 1986

by Gross, Joseph (Compiler)

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Spencerport, NY: Gross Publications. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1986. Hardcover. 0961647604 . Compiling this information must have been a tremendous undertaking. There are two sections: 1) Each page contains the Original name of the RR, the Mark, Date of Incorporation, Number of Miles, the End date of the company, and the New Name of the Railroad (if acquired or merged); 2) The Second section includes the railroads' marks with the full name for quick reference. Original blue cloth covers with gilt spine lettering. A nice clean, tight and unmarked book with no interior or exterior markings, no owner names or bookplates. Dust jacket in similarly nice condition with no chips, tears, or markings. There is an author's business card loosely taped to the front fold-over of the dust jacket: Gross Publications, Joseph Gross, Publisher. This is the only indication of the place of publication or publisher's name in the book. The book is unpaged, but it appears to be over… Read More
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Railroads of the Ohio Valley 1968 - 1990's: Book 4, Pittsburgh,  Pennsylvania to Parkersburg,...
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Railroads of the Ohio Valley 1968 - 1990's: Book 4, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania to Parkersburg, West Virginia

by Harvey, Willard A.

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Cincinnati: Highland Publishers. Near Fine. 2002. First Edition. Softcover. 0972265104 . History and description of Ohio Valley railroads from 1968 - 1990's. All photographs were taken by the author. A surprising scarce item. Original publisher's white covers with the title in black and a color photo on front. This is nice clean, tight and unmarked book with no interior or exterior markings. ; Color & B&W Photographs, Illustrations and Maps; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 96 pages .
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Rails Among the Peaks: Three Little Lines
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Rails Among the Peaks: Three Little Lines

by Crum, Josie Moore

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St. Paul: Railroader Printing House. Very Good+. 1956. 3rd Edition, Limited Edition. Softcover. This is a short history of three Colorado railroads from 1887 - 1942: the Silverton Railroad, the Silverton, Glandstone and Northerly Railroad, and the Silverton Northern. Contains 23 illustrations and a frontis map. Original publishers stapled, printed wrappers. This is a nice clean, tight and unmarked book with no interior or exterior markings, no previous owner names and no bookplates. The covers are in nice condtion with no creases, tears or chips. ; B&W Illustrations, map; 8vo, 8"- 9" tall; 56 pages .
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Rails North: The Railroads of Alaska and the Yukon
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Rails North: The Railroads of Alaska and the Yukon

by Clifford, Howard

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Seattle: Superior Publishing Company. Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket. 1981. First Edition. Hardcover. 0875645364 . Many illustrations accompany this history of railroads in Alaska and the Yukon. A nice clean, tight and unmarked book with no interior or exterior markings. Dust jacket has a little wear to top and bottom of spine, else a nice clean jacket with no names, creaing or markings. ; B&W Photos, Illustrations, Map; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 200 pages .
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Railway Across The Equator: The Story Of The East African Line
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Railway Across The Equator: The Story Of The East African Line

by Amin, Mohamed; Willetts, Duncan; Matheson, Alastair

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London: Bodley Head. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1986. First Edition. Hardcover. 0370307747 . History of the East African Railway whose main and branch lines connect 30 million people in Uganda, Kenya and Tanzania. Mostly color photographs, one map. Written by Alastair Matheson; Amin and Willetts were the photographers. There is a short remainder mark on the bottom edge, else this is a nice clean, tight and unmarked book. The dust jacket has slight wear at the bottom of the spine, else it is also in nice condition. This is a large format book. ; Color Photographs; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 192 pages .
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The Railway Paintings of Terence Cuneo [First 1984 Edition]
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The Railway Paintings of Terence Cuneo [First 1984 Edition]

by Cuneo, Terence

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London: New Cavendish Books. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1984. First Edition. Hardcover. 0904568431 . Wonderful color and b&w paintings and drawings by this prominent British artist who was well-known for his railway paintings. Original green covers with gilt spine and cover decoration. This is the true first edition, printed in 1984--not a later reprint. Still contains a publisher's premium that could have been removed to apply for a first day stamp cover signed by the artist. A nice clean, tight and unmarked book with no interior or exterior markings, no owners' names and no bookplates. Dust jacket in similarly nice condition with the exception of a small snag to lower edge of rear panel. Nice collectible condition.; Color & B&W Illustrations; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 128 pages .
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Railway Mechanical Engineering: A Century of Progress - Car and Locomotive  Design
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Railway Mechanical Engineering: A Century of Progress - Car and Locomotive Design

by Blain, D.

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New York: American Society of Mechanical Engineers. Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket. 1979. Hardcover. A fascinating book devoted to the development of railroad rolling stock--cars, locomotives (electric, steam and diesel), trucks, wheels, heating, brake friction materials, couplers, draft gear, etc. Illustrated with 533 photos and figures as well as numerous detailed diagrams. Probably a first edition--no indication to the contrary. This copy is clean, tight, and unmarked with the exception of a few small spots to the lower portion of the fore edge (which do not intrude into the pages). The dust jacket is unclipped and there are no remainder marks or owner names. A collectible book in collectible condition. ; B&W Illustrations, Photos, Diagrams; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 445 pages .
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Railway Steamships of Ontario
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Railway Steamships of Ontario

by Ashdown, Dana

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Erin, Ontario: Boston Mills Press. Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket. 1992. First Edition. Hardcover. 0919783805 . The author catalogs all of the known railway steamships used in Ontario, Canada, provides histories of the ships as well as photos for nearly all of them. History before Railways and Beyond, River ferries, Coal Boats, Portage Carriers, etc. Original white cloth publisher's covers with gilt spine and cover lettering. The end papers are illustrated. Contains an index and a bibliography in the rear as well as lists and tables. This is a nice clean, tight and unmarked book with no interior or exterior markings, no previous owner names and no bookplates. The dust jacket in similarly nice condition with no chips, tears, or markings.; B&W Photos & Illustrations; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 288 pages .
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Raising a Family is a Piece of Cake [SIGNED COPY]

Raising a Family is a Piece of Cake [SIGNED COPY]

by Mueller, Margaret Hemmes & Moerdyke, Myrtle Mueller

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The Author. Very Good+ with no dust jacket. 2012. First Edition. Softcover. SIGNED by the author. This book relates the life of the author and her experiences in raising a family. Myrtle was Grand Rapids, Michigan resident, and recounts events about 1940 until 2012. She also recalls entries from her mother's diary that occured prior to her own experiences (her mother was Margaret Hemmes Mueller). The family also had an association with Silver Lake, Michigan. Uncommon. ; B&W Photographs; 8vo, 8"- 9" tall; 210 pages; Signed by Author .
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Raittiuskansan Kalenteri 1925  [Temperance People's Calendar, 1925]
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Raittiuskansan Kalenteri 1925 [Temperance People's Calendar, 1925]

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Hancockissa, Mich: Suomalainen Kansallis-Rattius Veljeysseura. Very Good-. 1925. Hardcover. This hardcover book is an early edition of a temperance periodical that appears to still be actively published. It is printed entirely in Finnish, has advertising in the front and rear, and has articles on Finns (some with photos) who seem to be from Michigan's Upper Peninsula and Minnesota. One leaf is loose (p. 29-30) and one leaf has a vertical crease with a dog eared edge; there is a slight else this is a clean and unmarked copy. Original brown cloth covers with black spine and cover lettring.; B&W Photographs; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 215 +ads pages .
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Raittiuskansan Kalenteri 1930  [Temperance People's Calendar, 1930]
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Ishpeming, Mich: Suomalainen Kansallis-Rattius Veljeysseura. Good+. 1925. Hardcover. This hardcover book is an early edition of a temperance periodical that appears to still be actively published. It is printed entirely in Finnish, has advertising in the front and rear, and has articles on Finns (some with photos) who seem to be from Michigan's Upper Peninsula and Minnesota. The front inner hinge is cracked after the title page, else this is a clean and unmarked copy. Original brown cloth covers with black spine and cover lettring.; B&W Photographs; 8vo, 8"- 9" tall; 208 + ads pages .
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Rallying to Win: A Complete Guide to North American Rallying

Rallying to Win: A Complete Guide to North American Rallying

by Calvin, Jean

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Newport Beach: Bond/Parkhurst Books. Very Good in Good dust jacket. 1974. Hardcover. 0878800174 . Rallying advice, equipment, techniques, etc. written by an expert. Original green cloth covers with gilt spine lettering. Some edgewear and rubbing to the dust jacket, else in usable condition. Previous owner inscription on the front end paper. ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 174 pages .
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Ralph the Heir
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Ralph the Heir

by Trollope, Anthony

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New York: Harper & Brothers. Good. 1871. First American Edition. Hardcover. First American edition of this novel by British author Anthony Trollope. Printed in double columns; several b&w illustrations throughout. Anthony Trollope (1815-1882) was an English novelist who authored 47 novels as well as short stories and travel books; he is best known for "Barchester Towers." "Ralph the Heir" was written in his later life and first released as a 3 volume set; it was soon after published in one volume. This copy is the first American edition and is illustrated. Original brown cloth covers with gilt spine lettering. There are two stickers inside on the front paste down, both from the Masonic Pleadies Lodge No. 478, A.F. & A. M. (Chicago), one is a lodge sticker and the other has Lodge Library Rules (the Lodge is still in existence). There is also a Lodge circular blind stamp on the front end paper. There is some wear to the covers, and to the extremities.… Read More
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