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Baltimore & Ohio Rail Road Company : 3 Blueprints of Locomotives and One of Tender, 1946

By: Mills, T. E. Jr.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Baltimore & Ohio Rail Road Company: 1946

Seller ID: 7739

Condition: Very Good+


4 pages; ; 3 architectural-style blueprints of B & O locomotives plus one blueprint of a tender, numbered on reverse, as described. ; #3) Locomotive class Q-4, 2-8-2, with table of specs, drawn by G.F.N., 24 x 16 inches. #5) Locomotive 2-10-2 Class S-1 and S-1A, with table of specs, drawn by G.F.N., 27 x 18 inches. #16) Locomotive, class EM-1 7600, drawn by T. E. Mills Jr., 13 February 1946, 32 x 15 inches. #17) Tender, class EM-1 7600, drawn by T. E. Mills Jr., 15 Febr... View more info

Railroad Maps of North America : The First Hundred Years

By: Modelski, Andrew M.

Price: $26.00

Publisher: Library of Congress: 1984

Seller ID: 19567

Condition: Near Fine in Good+ dust jacket


186 pages; 4to (11.25") 29 cm; Large oblong hardcover (14 x 11.25 inches) 36 x 29 cm, brown cloth, [xxiv] + 186 glossy pages, main text in 3 columns, over 90 full-page historic b/w railroad maps, at least 3 maps in color, plus vintage b/w photos, train schedules, promotional materials, etc. ; Compiled and edited by Andrew M. Modelski, geography and map division, Library of Congress. ; Book shows no major defects, only minor edgewear. Jacket is rough around edges with... View more info

Cars of the Nuffield Organization, the : Morris, Wolseley, Riley, MG

By: Morris, William

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Nuffield Organization: 1952

Seller ID: 16666

Condition: Very Good


28 pages; 64mo (3") 8 cm; Very small (4.25 x 2.9 inches) 109 x 75 mm oblong softcover booklet, 28 unnumbered pages including covers, 14 b/w photos including 10 new British automobiles and 4 photos of auto stress tests. Glossy throughout. ; Photos show: Morris Minor 2-door saloon [sedan], Morris Minor convertible, Morris Minor 4-door saloon, Morris Oxford saloon, Morris Six saloon, Wolseley Four-Fortyfour saloon, Wolseley Six-Eighty saloon, Riley 1 1/2-Litre saloon, R... View more info

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Metalclad Airship, the : ZMC-2

By: Morrow, Walker C. and Carl B. Fritsche

Price: $32.00

Publisher: Walker C. Morrow: 1987

Seller ID: 18595

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


48 pages; 4to (11.25") 29 cm; Tall hardcover, dark blue cloth, silver lettering and decor, orange endpapers, 16-page intro + 32-page facsimile reprint of 1929 promotional publication. Includes 11 charts and tables, 1 small b/w map, 2 b/w illustrations, 25 b/w photos, many showing manufacturing stages. Glossy throughout. ; Modern text by Walker C. Morrow. Historical text by Carl B. Fritsche. ; The ZMC-2 (Zeppelin Metal Clad) was the world's first and only metalclad ai... View more info

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Hogheads and Highballs : Railroad Lore and Humor

By: Murdock, Dick; Illustrated by Charles Endom

Price: $8.00

Publisher: May Murdock Publications: 1980

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 17668

ISBN: 093291604X

Condition: Very Good+


64 pages; 24mo (5.5") 14 cm; Oblong softcover, orange covers, 64 pages, b/w line illustrations throughout. A cornucopia of old and obscure railroad lore. ; Copyright 1979. This is 2nd printing, March, 1980. Drawings by Charles Endom. Foreword by John F. Cody. Additional material contributed by Jerry Buchanan, Merna Hutton, Bill Knapke, Ty Price, Jayne Murdock. ; Small splatter mark to lower left corner of front cover. Otherwise no defects. View more info

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1952 Nash Statesman Owner's Manual : Information about Your 1952 Nash Statesman Golden Airflyte

By: Nash

Price: $26.00

Publisher: Nash Kelvinator Corporation: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18022

Condition: Fair


48 pages; 8vo (8.25") 21 cm; Softcover booklet, metallic gold covers, 48 glossy pages, index, table of specs, 33 b/w photos and diagrams. ; 1st printing stated. Nash Statesman Golden Airflyte owner's manual. Published by Nash Motors Division of Nash Kelvinator Corporation, Detroit, Michigan, March 1952, and noting this was the 50th anniversary of the Nash automotive company. ; We have graded this item Fair. Front cover is worn, rubbed, scarred, chipped along lower ed... View more info

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Mighty Mo : The U. S. S. Missouri, a Biography of the Last Battleship

By: Newell, Gordon, and Allen E. Smith

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Superior Publishing Company: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 20296

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


190 pages; 4to (10.75") 28 cm; Tall hardcover, black buckram cloth over cushioned boards, gold lettering, 190 glossy pages, over 200 high-quality b/w photos with captions. ; 1st edition, imited edition stated, limited to 2500 units, this unit not numbered. ; No marks. No defects. No jacket, as issued. ; Item laid in: ad with photo of USS Missouri, boasting that ship has two five-ton anchors supplied by Danforth White Company, Portland, Maine. View more info

How to Install and Operate the Copes Flowmatic Regulator with Direct Operated Valve : Feeds Boiler According to Steam Flow Automatically, Booklet Number 44-D

By: Northern Equipment

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Northern Equipment Company;: 1950

Seller ID: 15116

Condition: Very Good+


20 pages; 8vo (9") 23 cm; Dark blue softcover booklet, 20 glossy pages, 25 figures and diagrams with captions. ; Operator's manual for the COPES Flowmatic Boiler Feed Water Regulator. Published in 1950 by the Northern Equipment Company, Erie, Pennsylvania. ; Covers are sunned around edges, otherwise little wear. No marks. Binding tight. Scarce. View more info

Machinery's Handbook, 14e : (14th Edition, 3rd Printing) for Machine Shop and Drafting Room, a Reference Book on Machine Design and Shop Practice . . .

By: Oberg, Erik, and F. D. Jones

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Industrial Press: 1951

Edition: Fourteenth Edition; Third Printing

Seller ID: 20491

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


1911 pages; 12mo (7.5") 19 cm; Small thick hardcover, green pebbled cloth over flexible boards, gilt lettering, extensive general index, thumb indexes, countless b/w figures and diagrams and tables. ; Copyright 1914. This is 14th edition, 1949, 3rd printing, 1951.; Cloth frayed at edges. Light vertical crease to spine. Front endpaper has small bookplate from machine shop in Royal Oak, Michigan. Rear endpaper has a few very neat pencil notes. View more info

Fighting Fire with Fire : A Pictorial Volume of Steam Fire-Fighting Apparatus and Related Equipment

By: Peckham, John M.

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Walter R. Haessner & Associates: 1972

Seller ID: 17095

ISBN: 0877990263

Condition: Very Good+ in Fair dust jacket


231 pages; 8vo (9") 23 cm; Oblong hardcover, red textured boards, 231 pages, main text in 2 columns, index, over 250 high-quality b/w photos and illustrations reproduced from historical sources, with detailed captions, many also with all their original stats. ; A stunning pictorial history of early firefighting equipment, mainly horse-drawn steam-powered fire engines, but also lamps, helmets, hydrants, etc, made in Germany, UK, France, Canada and US from 1830s to 189... View more info

Train Talks : Pennsylvania Railroad, August, 1950

By: Pennsylvania Railroad

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Pennsylvania Railroad Company: 1950

Seller ID: 20100

Condition: Near Fine


24 pages; 16mo (6") 16 cm; Small softcover, fold-and-staple binding, 24 glossy pages, 8 b/w photos, 3 b/w charts. ; Sub-subtitle: Better Meals and Service For You on Pennsylvania Rail Road Dining Cars. ; Exterior shows only a touch of sunning. Upper left corner hole-punched, apparently as issued. No other defects. Quite scarce in any condition. View more info

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Plymouth Fury Operators Manual 1972

By: Plymouth

Price: $11.00

Publisher: Chrysler Corporation: 1972

Seller ID: 20662

Condition: Good+


62 pages; 32mo (4") 10 cm; Blue and white oblong softcover booklet, 8.5 x 4 inches, 62 pages, several lists and tables, 43 b/w and monochrome illustrations. ; This item was in a car and shows rubbing to covers, rust to staples, and moderate foxing here and there. No marks or scribbles. All readable. Binding intact. ; This is an actual owner's manual from 1972, not a reprint. View more info

Servicing Superheterodynes : Revised Edition

By: Rider, John Francis

Price: $32.00

Publisher: John F. Rider Publisher: 1936

Edition: Revised Edition; Fourth Printing

Seller ID: 20401

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


278 pages; 12mo (7.75") 20 cm; Hardcover, red cloth, [xiv] + 278 pages, appendix, several lists and tables, 94 b/w line diagrams ; Fascinating old book on vacuum-tube radios. Quite technical. Originally published 1931. This is revised edition, 4th printing, January, 1936. ; Topics include: Principles of the superheterodyne receiver. Different types of heterodyne circuits. Radio frequency amplifiers. Mixer tubes. Single envelope dual tube oscillators and mixers. Inter... View more info

Legend of Con-Way, the : A History of Service, Reliability, Innovation and Growth (Trucking Industry)

By: Rodengen, Jeffrey L., and Heather Lewin

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Write Stuff Enterprises: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 13856

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


208 pages; 4to (11.5") 30 cm; Tall hardcover, black boards, silver spine lettering, speckled endpapers, 208 glossy pages, main text in 2 columns, index, endnotes, about 250 high-quality photos with captions, most in full color. ; Isbn 1932022325. Edited by Heathern Lewin. Designed by Sandy Cruz. Foreword by Raymond O'Brien. ; Highly detailed and well written history of Consolidated Truck Lines, later known as Con-Way Central Express or CCX, one of America's oldest an... View more info

Trailer Ways and Daze : Stop, Look, Laugh

By: Roesler, Hank; Illustrated by Hank Roesler

Price: $11.00

Publisher: Trail-R-Club of America;: 1955

Seller ID: 17009

Condition: Very Good


80 pages; 8vo (8.5") 22 cm; Tan softcover booklet, 80 unnumbered pages, tons of b/w single-panel cartoons featuring trailers and motor homes. ; Transportation humor. ; Covers show light wear. Former owner penned their last name on front cover. Several cartoons have a small star in red pencil in margin. No other defects. Quite scarce. View more info

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Inventions

By: Roesler, Jenny

Price: $54.00

Publisher: Murray Books: 2013

Seller ID: 20400

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


164 pages; 4to (11.25") 29 cm; Possibly the most spectacular coffee-table book we have ever seen. Round hardcover, shiny brass-and-bronze-like front board built up into three layers, with two interlocking working gears, 164 glossy pages, illustrated throughout with full-color photos. ; Copyright 2007 by Peter Murray, Murray Books, Syndey, Australia. This edition 2013, distributed in North America by Pavilion Gift. ; Concise history of major inventions from paper to a... View more info

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Old Family Photos with Automobiles : Herman Rohr, Bernita Rohr

By: Rohr, Herman

Price: $14.00

Seller ID: 14658


Photograph; This is a lot of 4 old photographs, no dates but we estimate 1920s, no names apart from Herman Rohr and his granddaughter Bernita. Photos are: 1) young man with car. 2) young woman and young man with car. 3) little girl feeding ducks, with car. 4) group photo, exterior, 13 young men and women having a good laugh. (Image shows first 3 photos) ; Small corner nicks only, no major defects. View more info

Railways of the Raj

By: Satow, Michael, and Ray Desmond

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Scolar Press: 1982

Seller ID: 17111

ISBN: 0859676587

Condition: Near Fine


120 pages; 8vo (9.75") 25 cm; Oblong softcover, tan covers, 120 glossy pages, glossary, bibliography, small map, 97 high-quality b/w photos and illustrations, many full page, plus 3 full-page illustrations and 1 photo in full color. ; Foreword by Paul Theroux. Railroads, bridges, tunnels, rail travel, collisions, etc, etc, in India during the British regime. ; Slight fading to spine. No other defects. View more info

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Lehigh Valley Guide, Guide Book of the Lehigh Valley Railroad and its Several Branches and Connections : With an Account, Descriptive and Historical, of the Places Along Their Route

By: Sayre, William H.

Price: $26.00

Publisher: J. B. Lippincott & Company: 1873

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 12570

Condition: Poor with no dust jacket


186 pages; 12mo (7.25") 19 cm; Original dark brown cloth over flexible boards, list of officers and directors of Lehigh Valley RR Co and of Pennsylvania and New York Canal and RR Co, 27 pgs of company history, 121 pgs descriptive of cities and towns on the route, 3 appendixes, a few tables and footnotes, several b/w illustrations of scenery reproduced from engravings. Includes original 13 x 20 inch fold-out map, bound in, as issued. ; 1st edition, 1873. Complete subt... View more info

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Supercharged Mercedes, The

By: Schrader, Halwart, with D. B. Tubbs; Illustrated by Carlo Demand

Price: $17.00

Publisher: Edita: 1979

Edition: First English Edition

Seller ID: 20705

ISBN: 0850594170

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


96 pages; Folio (12.75") 33 cm; Large hardcover, 11.25 x 12.75 inches, 96 glossy pages, white boards, table of engines 1919-1952, about 150 high-quality photos, illustrations and diagrams, some in full color. ; Written by Halwart Schrader. Translated into English by D. B. Tubbs. Illustrated by Carlo Demand and photos. Exquisitely detailed history of supercharged Mercedes engines for ordinary cars and for world-champion racing cars. ; No defects to book. Jacket shows ... View more info