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Mississippi Steamboatin':  A History of Steamboating on the Mississippi and its Tributaries, QUICK, Herbert; QUICK, Edward
41 QUICK, Herbert; QUICK, Edward Mississippi Steamboatin': A History of Steamboating on the Mississippi and its Tributaries
78237 New York Henry Holt and Company 1926 First Edition Hardcover Good+ with no dust jacket 
A history of steam-powered river boats on the Mississippi. With numerous b&w illustrations. --- In beige cloth-covered boards, gilt-stamped titling on spine. Lacks a dust jacket. --- Front cover a little loose; else volume is firm and intact. Covers with minor soiling. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; xvii, 341 pages 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Pushing the Envelope: Airplanes of the Jet Age, RABINOWITZ, Harold
42 RABINOWITZ, Harold Pushing the Envelope: Airplanes of the Jet Age
80085 New York MetroBooks 1998 1567995969 / 9781567995961 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
First printing. The history of aviation, culminating in modern jet planes, is detailed in this work. With full color and b&w photos throughout. --- This oversize (11 in. wide x 12.5 in. tall) hardcover is published on quality coated papers. Jacket features color photos of modern jet planes. --- A clean, firm, bright copy lacking apparent damages, but with inked gift inscription to half title page. Jacket very nice, but with minor rubbing to back cover.; Quarto (11 to 13 in. tall) ; 160 pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Halifax at War and Wellington at War, RAPIER, Brian J.; Bowyer, Chaz
43 RAPIER, Brian J.; Bowyer, Chaz Halifax at War and Wellington at War
77785 Promotional Reprint Company 1995 1856481735 / 9781856481731 Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
Two works in one book, each focusing on an individual RAF bomber. With many b&w photos showing the planes, missions and men who flew them. 'Halifax' edited by Alan Hollingsworth. --- In pictorial hardcovers, with color images of each plane on front and back covers. In jacket with the same color photos. --- A bright, clean, unmarked copy in similar jacket. Dust jacket in removable archival mylar protector. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 256 pages 
Price: 25.50 USD
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Boeing: Planemaker to the World (Revised and Updated), REDDING, Robert; YENNE, Bill
44 REDDING, Robert; YENNE, Bill Boeing: Planemaker to the World (Revised and Updated)
77787 New York Crescent Books 1989 0517692449 / 9780517692448 Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket 
The history of the Boeing aircraft company and its products, both military and civilian, is presented from its beginnings through the 757 and 767. With dozens of color and b&w photos and drawings. --- In full blue paper-covered boards with gilt-stamped titling on spine. A clean, firm, bright copy in similar jacket. Jacket with minor creasing and edge chafing. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 256 pages 
Price: 19.50 USD
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Sea-Lore, ROGERS, Stanley (text and illustrations)
45 ROGERS, Stanley (text and illustrations) Sea-Lore
78601 New York Thomas Y. Crowell Company [ca.1920s-30s] Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
An American edition of a work first published in England. The author seeks to spark an interest in the sea and ships in the days of sailing ships, emphasizing the beauty and inspirational aspects. Illustrated in b&w by the author, with a lovely frontis color illustration, "The Sea-Wolves". --- In full blue cloth-covered hardcovers. Undated, though likely published ca.1920s-30s. Lacks a dust jacket. --- Cover and spine are very sunned, but titling is readable. With prior owner's bookplate affixed to front paste-down, and gift inscription to front free endpaper. Interior is clean and otherwise unmarked. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 262 pages 
Price: 23.50 USD
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Red for Danger, ROLT, L. T. C.
46 ROLT, L. T. C. Red for Danger
78380 London Pan Books 1966 Mass Market Paperbac Good with no dust jacket 
Stated second printing, 1966. A summary of train wrecks in Britain, complete with a section of b&w plates. A Good only firm copy, but leaves very browned. With inked gift inscription on front free endpaper. ; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 287 pages 
Price: 12.00 USD
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Trolley Car Treasury: A Century of American Streetcars--Horsecars, Cable Cars, Interurbans, and Trolleys, ROWSOME, Frank
47 ROWSOME, Frank Trolley Car Treasury: A Century of American Streetcars--Horsecars, Cable Cars, Interurbans, and Trolleys
77521 New York Bonanza Books 1956 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket 
The history of early American mass transit is told here, along with over 300 photos of bygone means of urban transport. A reprint edition. --- In black quarter cloth over yellow paper-covered boards. Jacket w/pink- and yellow-toned photos of old trolleys. --- With bumped corners and minor wear to cover edges; else a firm, clean, bright copy. Dust jacket with some chipping and small tears along edges; is otherwise ok. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 200 pages 
Price: 13.50 USD
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Radar and Electronic Navigation (3rd Edition), SONNENBERG, G. J.
48 SONNENBERG, G. J. Radar and Electronic Navigation (3rd Edition)
78254 Princeton, New Jersey, D. Van Nostrand Company, Inc. 1963 Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket 
Per the jacket flap: "This book provides a comprehensive guide to the uses of Radar and other electronic aids to navigation." With dozens of charts, tables (some fold-out), photos, drawings and other illustrations. --- In full brown cloth-covered boards w/gilt-stamped titling on spine. Volume wrapped in pink jacket w/blue radar screen image on cover. --- With gift inscription on front free endpaper, else a bright, firm, clean copy. Jacket with minor rubbing; else in good shape. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; viii, 280 pages 
Price: 16.50 USD
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Aviation Art of World War II, STILLWELL, Paul; KITCHENS, James H.; MURRAY, G.E. Patrick
49 STILLWELL, Paul; KITCHENS, James H.; MURRAY, G.E. Patrick Aviation Art of World War II
77788 New York Metro Books 2008 1435110196 / 9781435110199 Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
First edition, first printing with full number line on copyright page of this compilation edition of three previously published volumes: 'Flying Aces', 'Bomber Missions' and 'Carrier War'. This hefty volume with over 200 dramatic paintings by noted artists, including Robert Bailey, Stan Stokes, Robert Taylor, Jim Dietz, Keith Ferris and Roy Grinnell. Emphasis is on realism, with an eye to historical accuracy. --- Oblong quarto, about 12 in. wide x 11 in. tall. In full blue paper-covered boards with titling stamped in silver on spine. Jacket with paintings by Roy Grinnell and Keith Ferris. --- With slight edgewear and faint cover soiling; interior bright, clean and firm. Jacket with minor creasing and a little rubbing. (NOTE: Due to substantial weight of this item, extra shipping charges may be requested.) ; 447 pages 
Price: 102.50 USD
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The Pictorial Encyclopedia of Transport, TUMA, Ing. J.
50 TUMA, Ing. J. The Pictorial Encyclopedia of Transport
76975 London Hamlyn 1979 0600387623 / 9780600387626 Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket 
A pictorial compilation of all manner of transportation methods, from railroads to cable cars. Hundreds of color and b&w photos; indexed. --- In full blue cloth-covered boards with silver-stamped titling on cover and spine. Jacket with color photos of plane, car, train and ship. --- A clean, bright copy lacking interior markings. Jacket with 1-inch closed tear; other smaller tears to edges. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 495 pages 
Price: 13.00 USD
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The Illustrated True Book of American Railroads, WEBB, Robert N.
51 WEBB, Robert N. The Illustrated True Book of American Railroads
79601 New York Grosset & Dunlap 1957 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
A wide-ranging look at the history and development of the American railroad system. With plenty of black and white photos, drawings, maps and memorabilia depicting the railroads from their earliest days through the mid-1950s. --- In full brick red cloth with image of early train on cover and titling on spine, both in black. Lacks the dust jacket. --- A clean, unmarked copy but with slightly rounded cover corners.; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 154 pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Capt. Jepp and the Little Black Book: How Barnstormer and Aviation Pioneer Elrey B. Jeppesen Made the Skies Safer for Everyone, WHITLOCK, Flint; BARNHART, Terry L.
52 WHITLOCK, Flint; BARNHART, Terry L. Capt. Jepp and the Little Black Book: How Barnstormer and Aviation Pioneer Elrey B. Jeppesen Made the Skies Safer for Everyone
79055 Superior, Wisconsin Savage Press 2007 1886028834 / 9781886028838 First Edition Hardcover Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
First edition, stated first printing with full number line on copyright page. An illustrated biography of the aviation pioneer who founded the Jeppesen Services company, maker of the gold-standard in aviation charts and navigation guides. With black & white photos and charts throughout. --- Titling and decorations gilt-stamped on cover and spine; jacket features a photo of a jaunty Jepp perched on an aircraft's propeller. --- A clean, bright, unmarked copy lacking apparent damages. Jacket with spine sticker; else very nice. ; tall 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 285 pages 
Price: 17.50 USD
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The Crookedest Railroad in the World:  A History of the Mt. Tamalpais & Muir Woods Railroad of California, WURM, Theodore G.; GRAVES, Alvin C.
53 WURM, Theodore G.; GRAVES, Alvin C. The Crookedest Railroad in the World: A History of the Mt. Tamalpais & Muir Woods Railroad of California
77499 Berkeley, Calif. Howell-North Books 1960 Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket 
Stated second revised edition of work first published in 1954. With numerous b&w photos as well as maps and schedules. --- In beige cloth-covered boards w/zig-zag artwork and titling in black on cover & spine. In orange jacket w/same zig-zag art. --- A clean, firm, unmarked copy. Dust jacket with some chipping and small tears along edges; bears orig. $3.75 flap price. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 123 pages 
Price: 19.00 USD
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