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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

When Eastern Michigan Rode the Rails, Volume 2 : (Book Two) the Rapid Railway and Detroit-Port Huron by Rail-Ship-Bus

By: Schramm, Jack E, and William H. Henning

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Interurban Press: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 20210

ISBN: 0916374750

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


223 pages; 4to (11.25") 29 cm; Tall hardcover, 223 glossy pages, index, chronology, over 400 b/w photos and facsimiles including trains, streetcars, stations, maps, tickets, timetables, etc, etc. Also includes chapter on steamboat lines and chapter on buses. ; 1st printing stated. Subtitle on title page: The Rapid Railway and Detroit-Port Huron by Rail-Ship-Bus. Subtitle on jacket: Detroit to Port Huron by Rail, Water and Road. ; Minor wear to book. Boards slightly b... View more info

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Illustrato Fiat : 100 Years On, Fiat Group Employees Magazine, Special Issue, Volume 47, Number 6, July 1999

By: Settine, Roberto, and Giancarlo Riolfo

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Satiz: 1999

Seller ID: 18408

Condition: Near Fine


114 pages; 4to (11") 28 cm; Tall softcover, 144 glossy pages, tons of color and historical b/w photos, company history, racing, styling, advertising campaigns, technology, etc. English throughout. ; No defects. Appears unread. Includes supplemental 72-page volume, One Hundred Years of Fiat Cars, by Ettore Gregoriani, as issued. View more info

Freight Car Equipment of the Chesapeake & Ohio Railway : August 1, 1937

By: Shaver, Carl W.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Chesapeake & Ohio Historical Society: 1989

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 20545

ISBN: 0939487136

Condition: Very Good+


173 pages; 4to (11.25") 29 cm; Tall softcover, [ix] + 110 + 20 + 18 + 12 + 4 pages, 173 total pages, lots of lists and stats, over 300 b/w illustrations including architectural diagrams (side-elevations and end-elevations) and historical photos with detailed captions. ; Material based on railroad's own 1937 publication. This publication copyright 1980. This is revised edition, 1989. ; Covers show light wear, one very small spot. Interior clean, binding tight. View more info

High Sulfur Fuel Tests on Detroit Diesel-Allison DDA 8V-71T Engine : With Fire Ring, Piston Ring, Steel Ring and Oil Flow Tests

By: Shepley, Paul E.

Price: $185.00

Publisher: Detroit Diesel Allison: 1978

Seller ID: 17900

ISBN: 099894856X

Condition: Very Good+


400 pages; 4to (12") 31 cm; Lot of 8 confidential technical and engineering reports dated 1978-1981. All items bound in report-style folders or flat binders, with mimeograph pages printed one-side only, plenty of tables and stats, and tons of real photos tipped in or bound in. Approx 400 unpaginated pages. ; This is raw data from tests conducted on behalf of Detroit Diesel, Allison Division, General Motors Corporation, by 1) Research & Development Department, Koppers... View more info

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C & O Power : Steam and Diesel Locomotives of the Chesapeake and Ohio Railway, 1900-1965

By: Shuster, Philip, with Eugene Huddleston and Alvin Staufer

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Alvin Staufer: 1965

Seller ID: 20631

ISBN: 0944513077

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


352 pages; 4to (11.25") 29 cm; Tall hardcover, dark blue buckram cloth, 352 glossy pages, over 600 historical and modern high-quality b/w photos with captions. ; Worn but intact. No marks but a touch of foxing here and there. Spine lettering rubbed and difficult to read. Lacks jacket. (Amazonbuyers please note: their image does not match our book. Our book has no jacket) View more info

Flivver King, the : A Story of Ford-America

By: Sinclair, Upton

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Haldeman-Julius Publications: 1937

Seller ID: 19704

Condition: Good+


119 pages; 8vo (8.5") 23 cm; Green softcover booklet, 128 pages numbered to 119, text in 2 columns. ; Copyright 1937. This appears to be very early reprint. ; Upton Sinclair was an unabashed supporter of labor unions; Henry Ford dedicated himself to killing them. From blurb on front cover: 'What is Henry Ford? What has his billion dollars made of him? A dramatic labor struggle is under way. Will Ford recognize the union? Here, in story form, are the facts needed to u... View more info

Art Smith's Story : The Autobiography of the Boy Aviator, Which Appeared As a Serial in the News-Sentinel

By: Smith, Art, with Rose Wilder Lane

Price: $21.00

Publisher: News-Sentinel: 1974

Seller ID: 20230

Condition: Near Fine


99 pages; 8vo (8.5") 23 cm; Orange softcover, 99 pages, b/w portrait photo on front cover. ; Oribinally published in newpaper form 1911 and 1926. This edition 1974. ; Title on front: Art Smith: His Own Story of his Thrilling Career. Edited by Rose Wilder Lee. Additional chapter by Bernard J. Losh. ; Autobiography of famous early stunt pilot, pioneer of skywriting, military test pilot, etc, etc. ; Rear cover, which is unprinted, and top edge, are very lightly foxed. N... View more info

Ford Road, the : 75th Anniversary, Ford Motor Company, 1903-1978

By: Sorensen, Lorin; Illustrated by Patti Reeder Eubank

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Silverado Publishing Company: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14567

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


191 pages; Oblong 8vo (8.75") 23 cm; Oblong hardcover, brown buckram cloth (fake leather texture) over cushioned boards, gold lettering and decor, reinforced binding, chronology, main text in 2 columns, tons of historical b/w photos, many photos and illustrations in full color, all with captions. Glossy throughout. ; Later reprinted as isbn 0879380780. Special illustrations by Patti Reeder Eubank. Art director Ralph Colonna Jr. Foreword by Henry Ford II. ; Only very ... View more info

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First Fifty Years of Clark Equipment, the : The Story of an American Manufacturing Enterprise, 1953

By: Spatta, George

Price: $44.00

Publisher: Clark Equipment Company: 1953

Seller ID: 20282

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


76 pages; 4to (11.25") 29 cm; Tall hardcover, metallic gold gloth, 76 glossy pages, dozens of b/w and monochrome photos and illustrations. ; Biography of Eugene Bradley Clark's company, Clark Equipment, manufacturers of truck and bus transmissions, axles, axle housings, steel wheels, fork lift trucks, drive units for tractors, etc, with plants at Buchanan, Battle Creek, and Jackson, Michigan. ; Light wear to tips. No other defects. Quite scarce. ; Item laid in: small... View more info

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Chesapeake & Ohio Passenger Cars in Color

By: Stegmaier, Harry

Price: $40.00

Publisher: TLC Publishing: 2001

Seller ID: 20630

ISBN: 1883089573

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


96 pages; 4to (11.25") 29 cm; Tall hardcover, [vi] + 90 glossy pages, over 150 full-color photos including interiors and exteriors of cars, plus b/w floorplans and diagrams, train consist information, more. ; Spine shows several very small dings. No other defects. No jacket, as issued. View more info

Cruising in the Caribbean with a Camera : Lecture Delivered May 7, 1903, At New York Yacht Club, Including Description of Globular Naval Battery Invented by Author

By: Stokes, Anson Phelps

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Forgotten Books: 2017

Seller ID: 20337

ISBN: 1332320678

Condition: Near Fine


98 pages; 8vo (9") 23 cm; Tan softcover, [iv] + 46 + 21 pages + 19 illustrations on unnumbered plates, 98 total pages, index. Appendix describes the Floating Battery, a type of warship, invented by and with diagrams by author. ; Originally published by Dodd, Mead & Co 1903. This is a facsimile reprint, 2017. ; No defects. However, reproduction quality of photos is poor. ; Classic Reprint Series View more info

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Make Em Shout Hooray ! : (Signed, with Ephemera) Styling, Marketing and Competition in the American Automobile Industry

By: Stout, Richard H.

Price: $110.00

Publisher: Vantage Press: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 19429

ISBN: 0533077621

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


249 pages; 8vo (9.25") 23 cm; Hardcover, brown cloth, [vi] + 249 pages, index, numerous b/w photos and illustrations with captions. ; Includes chapters on Reith program, James J. Nance's marketing strategy, Edsel calamity, 1959 Mercury, more. ; Isbn misprinted on jacket 0533077671. Fascinating insider's view of early days of automotive industry, focusing on major industrial pioneers Ford, Chrysler, Curtice, Cord, and the intense competition between them. Author spent... View more info

So-Cal Speed Shop : More Than Just Hot Rods

By: Thacker, Tony

Price: $17.00

Publisher: So-Cal Speed Shop: 1998

Seller ID: 17267

Condition: Near Fine


46 pages; 24mo (5.5") 14 cm; Oblong softcover, plain unlettered red and black covers, bound with two binder clips as issued, 46 unnumbered pages, 20 full-page full-color photos of custom cars, including Xeno III, Chrysler Prowler, Retro-style Harley, ZZ Top's 1949 Ford Kopperhead, Jimmy Shine's 1934 Ford Pickup, more, with concise captions. ; 1998 promotional item for So-Cal Speed Shop, a company that has been building and restoring hot rods, classic cars, custom car... View more info