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Image for Railway Age June 24, 1968

Railway Age June 24, 1968

By: N/A

Price: $12.00

Stock No.: 77097

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Volume 124, No. 24. The trade weekly magazine for the rail industry. Contains a feature story on the Trailer Train company. With lots of period advertising for the various rail suppliers of the day. With light wear and address sticker to the Comptroller of the D&RGWRR in Denver. Ships via First-Class Mail (or Priority Mail if so desired). ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 82 pages View more info

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British Steam Locomotives: A Colourmaster Publication

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: St. Ives, Huntingdon, U.K., Photo Precision Ltd.: [c.1970s]

Stock No.: 82720

ISBN: 0859330281

Condition: Very Good


A slim booklet profiling many of the steam locomotives in use in the British Isles from 1829 to 1951. In all, the power units of 30 British lines are featured, each with a color illustration of a locomotive, and the emblem of the railroad which put it into service. --- A softcover copy in stapled wraps. Booklet in very nice condition; clean and bright but with lengthy gift inscription inked to inside of front cover.; 12mo (7 to 7-1/2 in. tall); 32 pages View more info

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The Western Railroader, For the Western Railfan: Three issues, 1957, 1958, 1959

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: San Mateo, California, The Western Railroader: 1957-59

Stock No.: 82733

Condition: Good


A set of three booklets in this series. 1. Vol. 20, no. 5, March 1957: Nevada Short Line Album. 2. Vol. 21, no. 9, July 1958: California & Nevada RR. 3. Vol. 22, no. 7, May 1959: Carson & Colorado RR. --- Softcovers, in stapled wraps with black & white photos and maps inside, as well as news from the world of railroading. (1957 edition not stapled.); 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 14, 16, 28 pages View more info

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Aeronautical Chart User's Guide

By: Administration, U.S. National Archives and Records

Price: $10.00

Publisher: U.S. Dept. of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, National Ocean Service: 1989

Stock No.: 75110

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


2nd Edition, May 1989. In nice shape, clean and unmarked. Intended for use as an aid in the reading of NOAA aeronautical charts. ; 11 in. wide x 8-1/2 in. tall; 108 pages View more info

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United States Air Force Museum

By: Air Force Museum Foundation, Inc.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Dayton, Ohio, Air Force Museum Foundation, Inc.: [c1980s]

Stock No.: 77346

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


A catalog of the exhibits at the Museum in Dayton, with descriptions and photos of hundreds of various aircraft housed there, from the Wright brothers through spacecraft. The volume is undated, but likely produced in the 1980s. Cover with a 1916-vintage SE-5E WWI biplane. --- A clean, bright, firm copy lacking obvious damages. ; Oblong 8vo 8" to 9" tall; 162 pages View more info

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Locospotters' Annual 1964

By: ALLAN, Ian

Price: $18.00

Publisher: London, Ian Allen: 1964

Stock No.: 78376

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


A roundup of the various types of locomotives and other equipment used on United Kingdom railroads in the 1960s. With numerous b&w and color photos. Text supplies details about the trains pictured. No author or editorial names are provided. --- In pictorial hardcovers; lacks a dust jacket (likely as issued). --- A clean, bright copy without markings but with mildly bumped cover corners. Scarce in this edition.; tall 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 64 pages View more info

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World Encyclopedia of Civil Aircraft: From Michelangelo to the Present

By: ANGELUCCI, Enzo

Price: $43.50

Publisher: New York, Crown Publishers, Inc.: 1981

Stock No.: 77691

ISBN: 0517547244

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


A hefty compendium of all manner of aircraft of the world. Contains over 3000 illustrations, many in color, depicting alternate views, comparative sizes of aircraft, airline insignias, engines, and much more. --- In full blue paper-covered boards with titling in silver on spine. Jacket with color images of aircraft, in their commercial or military paint schemes. --- A bright, clean, firm copy in similar jacket. (NOTE: Due to substantial weight of this item, extra shippin... View more info

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Promontory's Locomotives

By: BEST, Gerald M.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: San Marino, California, Golden West Books: 1980

Stock No.: 82719

ISBN: 0870950827

Condition: Very Good


A slim booklet profiling the two steam locomotives that participated in the celebration marking the completion of the transcontinental railroad at Promontory, Utah in 1869. They were the Central Pacific's "Jupiter", and the Union Pacific's "No. 119". With multiple black & white photos and drawings. --- A softcover copy in stapled wraps. Booklet in very nice condition; clean and bright.; Octavo (8 to 9 in. tall); 43 pages View more info

Image for Steam Passenger Service Directory: Fourth Annual, 1969 (With Golden Spike tribute)

Steam Passenger Service Directory: Fourth Annual, 1969 (With Golden Spike tribute)

By: BOGEN, Stephen D. et al.

Price: $11.00

Publisher: New York, Empire State Railway Museum, Inc.: 1969

Stock No.: 82718

Condition: Very Good-


A guide to various local operating United States and Canadian passenger tourist railways as of 1969. Includes steam and trolley (electric) lines, as well as museums devoted to railroading. Each line is profiled, with black & white photo and information about locations, schedules, fares, and amenties. Organized alphabetically by state or province. A tribute to the centennial of the laying of the Golden Spike is also included, as is a section of black & white photos of ste... View more info

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From Trail to Railway Through the Appalachians

By: BRIGHAM, Albert Perry

Price: $27.00

Publisher: Boston, Ginn and Company: 1907

Edition: First Edition

Stock No.: 82377

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


First edition. A description of the development of railways through the Appalachian Mountains and in the eastern U.S. With lots of black & white illustrations. The intent of this work, per the author's preface, is to make geography and history interesting to his target audience, which is the student. --- In pale green cloth-covered boards with titling and railroad-and-pine-tree motif to cover and spine. --- An exceptionally clean, tightly-bound copy, though with penciled... View more info

Image for Hear That Lonesome Whistle Blow: Railroads in the West

Hear That Lonesome Whistle Blow: Railroads in the West

By: BROWN, Dee

Price: $11.00

Publisher: New York, Holt, Rinehart & Winston: 1977

Edition: BCE

Stock No.: 82728

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


A full-sized book club edition of Dee Brown's examination of the importance of transcontinental railroads in building the American West. With several black & white photos and drawings, as well as maps of western rail routes at endpapers by Rafael Palacios. --- In full black cloth, with titling in gold and red foil to spine. Dust jacket with image of steam locomotive to cover. --- A sound, bright copy but with spot of soiling to top textblock edge. Jacket with sunned spin... View more info

Image for The National Air And Space Museum: Volume One-Air, The Story of Flight

The National Air And Space Museum: Volume One-Air, The Story of Flight

By: BRYAN, C.D.B. (text); LARKIN, David (art direction and design)

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Toronto, Peacock Press/Bantam Books: 1982

Stock No.: 78434

ISBN: 055301384X

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


A softcover reprint edition of earlier work featuring exhibits from the Smithsonian Institution's Air and Space Museum. With copious color photos. Extensive text explains the histories of flight in its many variations. --- In pictorial covers. A firm, clean copy though with some chafing to cover extremities. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 160 pages View more info

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The National Air And Space Museum: Volume Two-Space, From Earth to the Stars

By: BRYAN, C.D.B. (text); LARKIN, David (art direction and design)

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Toronto, Peacock Press/Bantam Books: 1982

Stock No.: 78435

ISBN: 0553013858

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


A softcover reprint edition of earlier work featuring exhibits from the Smithsonian Institution's Air and Space Museum. With copious color photos. Extensive text explains the histories of space travel in its many variations. --- In pictorial covers. A firm, clean copy though with some chafing to cover extremities. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 160 pages View more info

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Aircraft In Profile Volume 1/Part One

By: CAIN, Charles W. (general editor)

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Windsor, Berkshire, England/Garden City, New York, Profile Publications Ltd./Doubleday & Company Inc.: 1975

Stock No.: 79086

ISBN: 0385099827

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


Revised (4th) edition, 1975. A U.S. edition of the first volume in the Aircraft in Profile series, providing in-depth descriptions of twelve important aircraft models used in World War I and World War II. With dozens of color illustrations and black & white photos. A facsimile edition of the first volume in the series. Publishers' dust jacket sticker apologizes for the lessened quality of the photos. --- In blue paper-covered boards and with titling gilt-stamped on spine... View more info

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North American Railroad Stations

By: CAVALIER, Julian

Price: $29.00

Publisher: Cranbury, New Jersey, A. S. Barnes & Co., Inc.: 1979

Stock No.: 77689

ISBN: 0498021211

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Some of the notable railway stations in towns and cities in Canada and the U.S. are profiled here. Each station is pictured with over 300 photos, usually in black & white (but a few in color), along with a brief description of the railway they are on, with architectural features and history. Introduced and edited by Frederick A. Platt. Indexed. --- In full blue paper-covered boards, with titling stamped in silver on spine. 2 color photos of stations on jacket cover. --- ... View more info

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Twenty-First Annual Steam Passenger Service Directory, 1986

By: COHEN, Marvin H.; BOGEN, Stephen D. (editors)

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Middletown, New York, Empire State Railway Museum, Inc.: 1986

Stock No.: 82696

Condition: Very Good


A guide to various local operating United States and Canadian passenger tourist railways as of 1968. Includes steam, trolley, electric, diesel lines, as well as museums devoted to railroading. Each line is profiled, with black & white photo and information about locations, schedules, fares, and amenties. Organized alphabetically by state or province. --- A softcover copy, with color illustrations to front and back covers. In very nice shape: clean and unmarked.; Octavo (... View more info

Image for Lettering Guide for Early Colorado Narrow Gauge Freight Cars

Lettering Guide for Early Colorado Narrow Gauge Freight Cars

By: COHEN, William M.

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Rocky Mountain Region of The National Model Railroad Association: 1977

Stock No.: 82726

Condition: Very Good


Stated second printing, 1977. Per the title, this work provides details on the lettering of early Colorado rail equipment which was used by the D&RGRR, Rio Grande Southern RR, DSP&PRR and others. With about 66 sketches of the cars, with lettering schemes. Includes a biographical sketch of the author at rear of volume by Barbara Chaim. --- A softcover copy in plastic comb binding with sketch of DSP&PRR Waycar 60 to cover by Allen J. Brewster. Volume is in very nice condit... View more info

Image for Lockheed SR-71: The Secret Missions Exposed

Lockheed SR-71: The Secret Missions Exposed

By: CRICKMORE, Paul F.

Price: $31.50

Publisher: London, Osprey Aerospace: 1993

Stock No.: 77233

ISBN: 1855323133

Condition: Very Good- in Very Good+ dust jacket


The ultra-fast SR-71 was used as a surveillance platform up to its retirement date in 1990. This work details missions of this USAF plane, as described by former crewmen. With over 200 photos, many in color. With drawings, charts and index. --- A clean, firm, bright copy with previous owner's signature on front free endpaper, dog-eared page corners, and with page 3/4 torn out but present. Jacket is very nice. ; Osprey Modern Military; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; x,... View more info

Image for Western Yesterdays: Thomas Fitzpatrick, Railroadman (Volume VI)

Western Yesterdays: Thomas Fitzpatrick, Railroadman (Volume VI)

By: CROSSEN, Forest

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Boulder, Colorado, Boulder Publishing, Inc.: 1968

Stock No.: 79056

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


Number six in the Western Yesterdays series, a biography of 19th Century American railroad builder Thomas Fitzpatrick. With several b&w photo plates on rectos and versos of 4 leaves, plus a two-page map of the west-central U.S. at rear of volume. --- With wrap-around image of Indians setting fire to newly-laid track on covers; lacks a dust jacket. --- Boards are somewhat splayed and with a small spot on front cover; else a firm, unmarked copy.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall;... View more info

Image for Railroad Magazine: January 1942 (Vol. 31, No. 2)

Railroad Magazine: January 1942 (Vol. 31, No. 2)

By: DEWART, William T. (president)

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, The Frank A Munsey Company: 1942

Stock No.: 82709

Condition: Fair


A rather fragile pulp magazine in a wartime edition. Featured articles include "War Lessons for Our Railroads", "Annual Speed Survey", "San Joaquin Daylight on Tehachapi Loop", with much additional fare for rail buffs, including fiction, adventure tales of the rails, model railroading info.; with plenty of black & white photos and period ads. Cover features streamlined passenger train in yellow and orange paint scheme, somewhere in the west. --- F... View more info

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Buses, Trolleys & Trams

By: DUNBAR, Chas. S.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Feltham, Middlesex, England, Paul Hamlyn: 1968

Stock No.: 78158

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


Second impression, 1968. An examination of various forms of worldwide mass transit vehicles, with an emphasis on urban means of transporting people. With over 200 photos and engravings, 24 in color. --- In textured red paper-covered boards w/silhouette of motorman in black on cover. Jacket with photos of various transport vehicles on front and back. --- With sticker to front free endpaper, else a bright, clean, unmarked copy. Jacket with minor creasing; else nice. ; 4to... View more info

Image for Lost Subs: From the Hunley to the Kursk, the greatest submarines ever lost--and found

Lost Subs: From the Hunley to the Kursk, the greatest submarines ever lost--and found

By: DUNMORE, Spencer

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Toronto, Da Capo Press/Madison Press: 2002

Stock No.: 76645

ISBN: 0306811405

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


The author describes the raising of various sunken submarines, from the Civil War-era Hunley to the sunken Russian atomic sub Kursk. With underwater photos by Jonathan Blair & Brian Skerry; along with an introduction by Robert D. Ballard. Includes numerous drawings; indexed. --- In good shape but with minor soiling to textblock edges; dust jacket with some light edge wear and rubbing. ; Oblong Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 176 pages View more info

Image for Railways   A Pictorial History of the First 150 Years

Railways A Pictorial History of the First 150 Years

By: ELLIS, C. Hamilton

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Peebles Press: 1974

Stock No.: 73307

ISBN: 0856900087

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Railroads and rail equipment, especially in the British Isles, are detailed here in words and pictures. 408 photos & illustrations. In very good shape w/no interior markings. Dust jacket w/light creasing & sm. spot, top edge of frt. cover. ; 0.8 x 10.9 x 8.7 Inches View more info

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The Pictorial Encyclopedia of Railways

By: ELLIS, Hamilton

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Paul Hamlyn: 1969

Stock No.: 77490

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


Stated 3rd impression, 1969. The worldwide history of railroads is presented here with over 800 b&w photos and captions written with over 30,000 words. Indexed. --- In full red cloth-covered boards w/gilt-stamped titling on spine. Dust jacket features color photos of trains from various eras. --- A weak rear hinge has been reinforced for this listing; otherwise a firm, clean, volume. Jacket with a few tears; is otherwise nice. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 591 pages View more info

Image for Alamosa: The San Luis Valley's Big City

Alamosa: The San Luis Valley's Big City

By: FEITZ, Leland

Price: $11.00

Publisher: Colorado Springs, Colorado, Little London Press: 1976

Stock No.: 82723

ISBN: 0936564210

Condition: Very Good+


A slim booklet exploring the history of Alamosa; principal town in Colorado's high-altitude San Luis Valley. The town served as a major center for the Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad, reached via narrow gauge tracks over La Veta Pass. With numerous black & white photos, maps and drawings. This work published in conjunction with the Centennial of Colorado's Statehood in 1976. --- A softcover copy in stapled wraps with James Hatfield illustration of two D&RGWRR steam ... View more info

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The Railway & Locomotive Historical Society, Bulletin No. 70 (August, 1947)

By: FISHER, Charles E. (editor)

Price: $16.50

Publisher: Boston, The Railway & Locomotive Historical Society: 1947

Stock No.: 82704

Condition: Very Good+


Bulletin no. 70 by this group of railroad enthusiasts contains feature articles about the centennials of the Monon Railroad (of Indiana) and The St. Lawrence and Industrie Village Railway of Canada. Also featured are The Buffalo & Susquehanna road, The Canada Southern Rwy. and a profile of locomotive builder Ross Winans, and much more, including membership information. With plates bearing photos, maps and images of documents. --- A softcover copy in dark blue wraps with ... View more info

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The Railway & Locomotive Historical Society, Bulletin No. 95 (October, 1956)

By: FISHER, Charles E. (editor)

Price: $16.50

Publisher: Boston, The Railway & Locomotive Historical Society: 1956

Stock No.: 82705

Condition: Very Good


Bulletin no. 95 by this group of railroad enthusiasts contains feature articles about the Orient Road (K. C. M. & O. R. R.), and railroading in Minnesota during the Civil War. Also featured are Chicago operations of the C. B & Q. R. R. and a story about the "Tin Bridge" disaster, and much more, including membership information. With plates bearing photos, maps and drawings. --- A softcover copy in blue wraps with image of Boston & Maine locomotive roaring down t... View more info

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The Railway & Locomotive Historical Society, Bulletin No. 87 (October, 1952)

By: FISHER, Charles E. (editor)

Price: $16.50

Publisher: Boston, The Railway & Locomotive Historical Society: 1952

Stock No.: 82706

Condition: Very Good


Bulletin no. 87 by this group of railroad enthusiasts contains feature articles about Early Locomotive Patents, and Louisville and Nashville Pacifics and Mountains. Also featured are "100 Years of Railroad Progress, 1851-1951" and "The Origin of Locomotive Class Names", and much more, including membership information. With plates bearing photos of locomotives, and with drawings, rosters and tables. --- A softcover copy in grey wraps with woodcut image of ... View more info

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The Railway & Locomotive Historical Society, Bulletin No. 78: With Short History of the Panama Railroad (October, 1949)

By: FISHER, Charles E. (editor)

Price: $26.50

Publisher: Boston, The Railway & Locomotive Historical Society: 1949

Stock No.: 82707

Condition: Very Good-


Bulletin no. 78 by this group of railroad enthusiasts features a history of the Panama Railway, with large fold-out Panama map and another map of Panama laid in. Also featured are "Canada's Earliest Railroad Lines" and "The Chicago, Burlington and Quincy", and much more, including membership information. With plates bearing photos of locomotives and maps. --- A softcover copy in blue wraps with image of locomotive roaring down the tracks. In decent shape,... View more info

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The Railway & Locomotive Historical Society, Bulletin No. 113 (October, 1965)

By: FISHER, Charles E. (editor)

Price: $16.50

Publisher: Boston, The Railway & Locomotive Historical Society: 1965

Stock No.: 82713

Condition: Very Good


Bulletin no. 113 by the Railway & Locomotive Historical Society contains feature articles about the West Virginia Central & Pittsburgh Railway and one entitled "The North-South Railroads of America". Also includes "The Locomotive Industry in the United States 1920-1960" and "The Harvard Branch Railroad", and much more, including book reviews and membership information. With black & white photos, chart and multiple tables. --- A softcover copy in ... View more info

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The Railway & Locomotive Historical Society, Bulletin No. 107 (October, 1962)

By: FISHER, Charles E. (editor)

Price: $16.50

Publisher: Boston, The Railway & Locomotive Historical Society: 1962

Stock No.: 82714

Condition: Very Good+


Bulletin no. 107 by the Railway & Locomotive Historical Society contains feature articles entitled "Let's Call Things by Their Proper Names", and "Iron Brothers-The Crooks and the Rice". Also includes "Pilots, Here and There" with numerous drawings and "A Ride on a Locomotive", and much more, including book reviews and membership information. With black & white photos and tables. --- A softcover copy in orange wraps with image of broken t... View more info

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The Railway & Locomotive Historical Society, Bulletin No. 104 (April, 1961)

By: FISHER, Charles E. (editor)

Price: $16.50

Publisher: Boston, The Railway & Locomotive Historical Society: 1961

Stock No.: 82715

Condition: Very Good-


Bulletin no. 104 by the Railway & Locomotive Historical Society contains feature articles entitled "The Confederates Gather Steam", and "The Railroads of Guatamala and El Salvador". Also includes "Grant's Silver Locomotive" and much more, including book reviews and membership information. With black & white photos, maps and tables. --- A softcover copy in pale orange wraps with image of riverside Civil War rail scene. With some soiling to covers,... View more info

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The Railway & Locomotive Historical Society, Bulletin No. 61 (May, 1943)

By: FISHER, Charles E. (editor)

Price: $26.50

Publisher: Boston, The Railway & Locomotive Historical Society: 1943

Stock No.: 82716

Condition: Very Good


Bulletin no. 104 by the Railway & Locomotive Historical Society contains feature articles entitled "The Life Story of the Locomotive C. P. Huntington as Told by Itself", and "Horatio Allen's Impressions of English Railways". Also includes "The Story of Anthracite", "Pittsburg, Shawmut and Northern" and much more, including book reviews and membership information. With black & white photos, maps, rosters and tables. --- A softcover copy in... View more info

Image for Railroads in Mexico:  An Illustrated History, Volume I

Railroads in Mexico: An Illustrated History, Volume I

By: FRANCO, Francisco Garma

Price: $114.50

Publisher: Denver, Sundance Publications Ltd: 1985

Stock No.: 77089

ISBN: 0913582395

Condition: Good


Stated First Printing, Nov. 1985. A pictorial featuring the principal railroads in the areas between Mexico City and Veracruz. Includes dozens of b&w photos (and many in color); plus tables, charts, graphs and maps. Folded map included in rear pocket. Translated from the Spanish by Hector Lara Hernandez and Ben B. Massie, and edited by Mr. Massie. --- Bound in paper-covered boards with brightly gilded back; protected in heavy clear plastic jacket. --- Volume has been exp... View more info

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Fate is the Hunter

By: GANN, Ernest K.

Price: $129.00

Publisher: New York, Simon and Schuster: [c.1970s-80s]

Stock No.: 82000

ISBN: 0671246801

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


12th printing of Ernest K. Gann's much-admired memoir of his experiences in the early days of commericial and military aviation in the 1930s to the 1950s. This work takes the form of individual vignettes that read like a novel and mostly notes events during, shortly before or shortly after an air flight. --- In full textured brown and lavender paper-covered boards, with spine titling in white. Volume bears original 1961 publication date, but possibly published c.1970s-... View more info

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A History of Sports Cars Second Edition

By: GEORGANO, G. N.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York, E.P. Dutton & Co: 1970

Stock No.: 75111

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Appealing history of sports (and just unusual) cars in a nice copy. Loaded with black & white and color photos of dozens of different makes and models. Arranged by country, e.g.: American cars, English cars, Italian cars, etc. In textured blue paper-covered boards with titling in silver on spine. Interior clean, bright and unmarked. Jacket with orig. $14.95 flap price; and with minor edgewear and curling. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 320 pages View more info

Image for Chili Line: The Narrow Rail Trail to Santa Fe

Chili Line: The Narrow Rail Trail to Santa Fe

By: GJEVRE, John A.

Price: $36.00

Publisher: Espanola, New Mexico, Rio Grande Sun Press: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Stock No.: 82708

Condition: Very Good


A signed first edition of this history of the Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad's narrow gauge Santa Fe branch which was active from 1880 until abandoned in 1941. With lots of plates bearing photos of scenes along the line, along with maps, timetables, drawings and listings of other data. Signed by author on title page. --- A softcover copy in yellow wraps with drawing of power unit 169 to cover. In decent shape, unmarked but with a hint of soiling to covers.; Octavo ... View more info

Image for The Streets of London: Moments in time from the albums of Charles White and London Transport

The Streets of London: Moments in time from the albums of Charles White and London Transport

By: GREEN, Benny

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, Pavilion Books Limited: 1983

Stock No.: 77232

ISBN: 0907516203

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


A collection of b&w photos taken from 1880 to 1920, depicting the transportation scenes in the London of the turn of the 20th century. The photos were archived by London Transport, and collected by their employee: Charles White. --- In full brown textured paper-covered boards, with photo-covered dust jacket. --- With stickers at front endpapers, else a firm, bright, clean copy. Jacket w/ a small dampstain at lower center, sticker on flap and minor creasing. ; Small 4to ... View more info

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The Story of American Railroads

By: HOLBROOK, Stewart H.

Price: $14.50

Publisher: New York, American Legacy Press: 1981

Stock No.: 78404

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


A 1981 reprint edition of a work first published in 1947. With over 100 illustrations. In black paper-covered boards, jacket with photo of steam locomotive on cover. --- With soiling to textblock edge, otherwise a firm, unmarked copy. Jacket with a little chafing at corners. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 468 pages View more info

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The Illustrated Encyclopedia of North American Locomotives

By: HOLLINGSWORTH, Brian

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Crescent Books: 1984

Stock No.: 78148

ISBN: 0517441160

Condition: Very Good+ in Near Fine dust jacket


A thorough examination of steam and diesel locomotives. Illustrated throughout in color and with 250 black & white photos. Originally published in the U.K. by Salamander Books, Ltd. --- In full black textured paper-covered boards. Jacket with color drawings of power units. --- With a little bit of wear to cover edges; else a bright, firm copy. Jacket with a hint of rubbing; is otherwise very nice. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 208 pages View more info