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Mr. Piper and His Cubs : 1e, 1st Edition, 1973

By: Francis, Devon Earl

Price: $26.00

Publisher: Iowa State University Press: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 20280

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


256 pages; 8vo (9.5") 25 cm; Hardcover, yellow cloth, 256 glossy pages, index, bibliography, over 70 high-quality b/w photos, endpaper has fantastic full-color illustration of the Genealogy of Piper Aircraft. ; 1st edition, stated, 1973. ; Biography of 'The Henry Ford of Aviation' William Thomas Piper Sr, founder of Piper Aircraft Corporation, with history of his company and his aviation achievements. ; Book shows a touch of shelfwear only. No marks or defects. Jacke... View more info

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Ships and Shipwrecks in Door County, Wisconsin, Volume 2

By: Frederickson, Arthur C., and Lucy F. Frederickson >>

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Arthur C. Frederickson: 1963

Seller ID: 19730

Condition: Very Good


76 pages; 8vo (9") 23 cm; Green leatherette softcover, 76 glossy pages, index, 73 historical b/w photos and illustrations. ; Printed by Door County Publishing Company, Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin. ; Early steamboats, sidewheelers, schooners, freighters, barges, etc, their stories and, in some cases, their remains. ; Very light edgewear. Front cover has seven very small spots. No other defects. View more info

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Mason and Oceana Railroad, the : Buttersville, Michigan

By: Garasha, Robert W.

Price: $27.00

Publisher: Mason County Museum: 1953

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 20615

Condition: Good+


31 pages; 8vo (8.5") 23 cm; Tan softcover booklet, 31 glossy pages, table of locomotives and specs, 4 timetables, 4 small maps, 16 historical b/w photos with captions. ; Lumber company railroad built in 1886 linking Ludington, Buttersville, Riverton, Wiley, Fern, Peachville, Crystal Valley, Walkerville, Goodrich, Maple Range and Hesperia Michigan. ; Originally published by Railway & Locomotive Historical Society. This edition published by Mason County Museum, Ludingt... View more info

Primer of Plant Noise Measurement, 1e, 5e : 1st Edition, 1969, and 5th Edition, 1972

By: General Radio

Price: $12.00

Publisher: General Radio Company: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15117

Condition: Near Fine


20 pages; 12mo (7") 18 cm; Small format, white booklet, 7 inches tall, 20 unnumbered pages, 11 b/w figures and illustrations, published 1969.; 1st edition, 1969. This booklet was published as a response to Federal Regulations requiring worker protection from industrial hearing impairment. It covers noise exposure standards, noise measuring, plant noise survey form, using a sound level meter, single impact noises, more. ; A touch of rubbing to covers. No other defects... View more info

London Taxi, the :

By: Georgano, Nick

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Shire Publications: 1985

Seller ID: 17101

ISBN: 0747804362

Condition: Near Fine


32 pages; 8vo (8.25") 21 cm; Softcover booklet, 32 glossy pages, color cover, text in 2 columns, 41 b/w photos with captions. ; Isbn 0852637721. Wonderful concise history of motorized taxis of London, from early 1900s to 1985. Cover illustration shows 1929 Morris Commercial International Taxi Cab. ; No defects. This item is from collection of Peter Foss, former president, Model Car Collectors Association. ; Shire Albums Series; Vol. 150 View more info

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Balloons and Ships : 19th Century Transport Prints, Volume 1

By: Gibbs-Smith, Charles H. , and Oliver Warner

Price: $12.00

Publisher: D. Van Nostrand Company: 1965

Seller ID: 18520

Condition: Near Fine in Good+ dust jacket


52 pages; 8vo (9.75") 25 cm; Hardcover, gold-patterned boards, 6 pages of text, 11 early balloons and 10 sailing ships and steamers shown on full-page plates in full color, with brief captions. 52 pages in total. All illustrations reproduced from early sources. English throughout, except 7 captions are in French and one is in German. ; Halftitle states Golden Ariels, Volume 6. Jacket states 19th Century Transport Prints, Volume 1. ; History of hot-air balloons and ba... View more info

United Automobile, Aircraft and Agricultural Implement Workers of America

By: Goodenough, Walter

Price: $10.00

Publisher: UAW-CIO: 1952

Seller ID: 20569

Condition: Good+


Worn but intact. View more info

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East Broad Top : To the Mines and Back

By: Grenard, Ross, and Frederick A. Kramer; Illustrated by Philip R. Hastings

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Carstens Publications: 1980

Seller ID: 20706

ISBN: 0911868402

Condition: Very Good+


80 pages; 8vo (8.75") 22 cm; Blue oblong softcover, 80 glossy pages, 147 historic b/w photos, 3 small maps including 1918 color map on rear. ; Photos by Philip R. Hastings, John Krause, Philip A. Ronfor. ; Complete pictorial history of famous narrow gauge coal company railroad running from Mount Union to Robertsdale in central Pennsylvania. ; Only mior shelfwear. No marks or defects. View more info

Memorable Moments of the Good Life of Ann and Woodrow W. Woody : Woody Pontiac 50th Anniversary 1940-1990

By: Hamie, Hassan, and Leila Hamie

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Journalist Magazine: 1990

Seller ID: 18059

Condition: Near Fine


48 pages; 8vo (8.5") 22 cm; Lot of two softcover booklets, 1 glossy 1988, 1 bound with metallic gold cord 1990, both fold-and-staple bindings, 32 + 16 pages, several b/w photos, 14 color photos. ; Historical memorabilia published in honor of 50th anniversary of Woody Pontiac, owned by Woodrow W. Woody, Detroit, Michigan, 1940-1990, and also to honor Woody and his wife on their 50th anniversary. A Lebanese-American, Woody is also a noted advocate for peace in the Midd... View more info

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Hawkins Electrical Guide, Complete in 9 Volumes : 1e, 1st Edition, 1914-1915, with Questions, Answers and Diagrams

By: Hawkins

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Theodore Audel & Company: 1914

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 20517

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


2672 pages; 16mo (6.75") 17 cm; Set of nine hardcover volumes, black cloth over flexible boards, gilt lettering, all edges gilt, 2672 total pages, about 250 b/w photos and diagrams per vol. Dated 1914 unless otherwise noted. ; Vol-1, electricity, induction, magnetism. Vol-2, dynamos, motors, armatures, winding. Vol-3, galvanometers, ammeters, voltmeters. Vol-4, inside wiring, outside wiring, underground wiring. Vol-5, alternators. ; Vol-6, transformers, converters, r... View more info

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Model Railroader Cyclopedia, Volume 2 : Diesel Locomotives

By: Hayden, Bob

Price: $32.00

Publisher: Kalmbach Publishing Company: 1980

Seller ID: 20547

ISBN: 0890245479

Condition: Very Good


160 pages; 4to (11.25") 29 cm; Large oblong softcover, 11 x 14 inches, red covers, 160 pages, index, over 400 high-quality b/w illustrations including architectural diagrams of locomotives, historical photos, etc, with detailed captions. ; Dimensions 01033. Written for modelers but this book shows no models. Full-sized diesel locomotives of all kinds with exact dimensions and other stats. ; Model Railroad Encyclopedia Series; Vol. 2 View more info

Knickerbocker Anthracite Coal Company, the : Chartered February 21st, 1865, under the Liberal Provisions of the General Mining Law of Pennsylvania

By: Hayes, I. I. (Isaac Israel)

Price: $36.00

Publisher: McCrea & Miller: 1865

Seller ID: 15575

Condition: Good+


16 pages; 8vo (9") 23 cm; Softcover booklet, sewed binding, 22 pages including pale gray covers, 16 pages of text, plus a beautiful fold-out engraving of the coal-mining plant. ; This is a prospectus or advertisement for a company that owned a coalmine in Mahoney township, Schuylkill county, Pennsylvania, and sold coal at cost, by subscription, to residents of New York. Company officers were: president Isaac Israel Hayes, secretary W. D. Crane, treasurer Henry Huhn, ... View more info

Automotive Simulation ' 91 Proceedings of the 3rd European Cars-Trucks Simulation Symposium, Schliersee, Germany, October 1991

By: Heller, Moshe R.

Price: $17.00

Publisher: Springer-Verlag: 1991

Seller ID: 15303

ISBN: 354054447X

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


250 pages; 8vo (9.5") 25 cm; Ex-Library; Hardcover, English throughout, red-orange boards, [x] + 250 pages, 20 chapters by various experts, 121 b/w figures, photos, diagrams, and illustrations; Organized by Asimuth. Topics include: Driving simulators. Finite element method for wheels and tires. Crashworthiness. Engine design. Drive line and control simulation. Computational fluid dynamics. Corrosion and ecology. More. ; Library marks minimal, confined to endpapers, p... View more info

Front Row Center : Inside the Great American Airshow, Special Edition (Signed)

By: Hildebrandt, Erik; Illustrated by Erik Hildebrandt

Price: $23.00

Publisher: Clear Hot Media: 2000

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 15349

ISBN: 0967404029

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


178 pages; Oblong 8vo (9.25") 24 cm; Large oblong hardcover, black boards, 178 glossy pages, tons of full-color photos including about 60 spectacular full-page action photos of aircraft performing precision flying stunts at airshows. Includes Blue Angels, Red Baron Squadron, Canadian Snowbirds, many more. ; Front endpaper inscribed and SIGNED by author-photographer Erik Hildebrandt. ; Amazonbuyers please note: Image does not match this edition. Also, this edition pub... View more info

Grand Trunk Corporation : Canadian National Railways in the United States, 1971-1992

By: Hofsommer, Don L. ; Illustrated by Gil Reid

Price: $44.00

Publisher: Michigan State University Press: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 19422

ISBN: 087013406X

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


219 pages; 4to (11.25") 29 cm; Tall hardcover, dark gray cloth, silver lettering, [xiv] + 219 glossy pages, index, bibliography, appendix of locomotives, chapter endnotes, main text in 2 columns, over 160 high-quality b/w photos and facsimiles. ; Many photos of vintage locomotives, vintage trains, terminals, stations, freight cars, route maps, more. History of numerous regional railroads (Detroit, Grand Haven and Milwaukee ; Central Vermont ; Duluth, Winnipeg and Pac... View more info

Self Propelled Vehicles, 5e : (5th Edition, 1907) a Practical Treatise on the Theory, Construction, Operation, Care and Management of all Forms of Automobiles

By: Homans, James E.

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Theodore Audel & Company: 1907

Edition: Fifth Edition

Seller ID: 14830

Condition: Poor with no dust jacket


598 pages; 8vo (8.5") 22 cm; Red cloth, black and gilt spine lettering, glossy red endpapers, 399 b/w illustrations (mostly diagrams, a few photos) including three very nice tipped-in diagrams, including one gatefold. ; Very early book on automotive maintenance, published in the days when there were still steam and electric, as well as gasoline cars on the road. ; Copyright 1902. This is 5th Edition, Revised and Enlarged, 1907. Full sub-subtitle: 'With upwards of 500... View more info

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Chesapeake & Ohio : Coal and Color

By: Huddleston, Eugene, with John Joseph, Everett Young

Price: $32.00

Publisher: Chesapeake & Ohio Historical Society: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 20634

ISBN: 0939487284

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


120 pages; 4to (11.25") 29 cm; Tall hardcover, [viii] + 120 glossy pages, about 200 full-color photos with detailed captions. ; 'Focuses on coal field operations of the Chesapeake & Ohio Railway in scenic southern West Virginia, eastern Kentucky, and southern Ohio, from the end of steam power in 1956 to the present [1996] CSX ownership.' ; Only a touch of shelfwear. No marks or defects. View more info

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Winchester Indiana Speedway Old Timers Club : Lot of 4 Issues, 1976-1978

By: Hunter, Bill; Illustrated by Rick Robtoy

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Winchester Indiana Speedway: 1976

Seller ID: 14064

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


8vo (8.5") 22 cm; Lot of 4 issues of Winchester Indiana Speedway Old Timers Club newsletter, 8 to 14 pages per issue. Contents include auto racing history, track history, bios of famous drivers, more. Many low- to medium-quality b/w photos. One issue has b/w cartoon by Rick Robtoy. ; Lot includes: Volume 5, number 1, May 1976. Volume 5, number 3, November 1976. Volume 6, number 1, June 1977. Volume 7, number 1, January 1978.; All issues have light edgewear. All are l... View more info

Valve Gears, Mechanics of the Steam Engine, Steam-Engine Governors, Steam-Engine Design, Types of Steam Boilers, Boiler Fittings and Accessories, Boiler Settings and Chimneys, Boiler Piping and Auxiliaries, Fuels and Boiler Trials, Steam-Boiler Design : A Series of Textbooks

By: International Textbook Company

Price: $22.00

Publisher: International Textbook Company: 1922

Seller ID: 17282

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


600 pages; 8vo (9") 23 cm; Beautiful hardcover bound in bright red buckram cloth over spine and corners, dark green cloth over boards, gilt lettering and rules, dark green marbled endpapers, all edges inked red, index, 11 chapters (or sections) chapter-paginated, about 600 pages, over 400 b/w figures and diagrams. ; Copyright 1908. This edition 1922.; A touch of shelfwear. Slight discoloration to fore-edges of last 30 leaves, not affecting text. No other marks or def... View more info

Ideas, Invention : Professional Patent and Trademark Research

By: Invention

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Invention: 1968

Seller ID: 18007

Condition: Near Fine


28 pages; 8vo (9") 23 cm; Softcover booklet, black leatherette covers, silver lettering, 28 pages, 32 b/w illustrations, many being reproductions of illustrations from patent applications of famous inventions. ; Promotional item for company that filed and researched patents. Company founded in 1937. This item 1968. ; Affixed to front page, as issued, slip stating that US Patent Office has moved to Arlington, Virginia, and that Invention, Inc, has moved next door. A t... View more info