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Proceedings, Thirty-Fifth Annual Convention, American Road Builders Association : January 17-21, 1938, Cleveland, Ohio

By: Upham, Charles M.

Price: $13.00

Publisher: American Road Builders Association: 1938

Seller ID: 14147

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


918 pages; 8vo (9.25") 24 cm; Hardcover, dark green cloth over flexible boards, gold lettering, 918 pages, list of officers, list of exhibitors, index of speakers, index of subjects, about 100 papers by various experts, tons of b/w figures, photos, lists, tables, charts, etc, including small portrait photos of contributors, with captions. ; Editor in chief Charles M. Upham. Co-editors Ethel A. Birchland, Dan. R. Lamson, S. S. Steinberg. ; Topics include: Asphalt. Dra... View more info

Think Small : Volkswagen of America

By: Valen, Herb

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Volkswagen of America: 1967

Seller ID: 17933

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


76 pages; 16mo (6.75") 17 cm; White oblong hardcover, pale gray endpapers, 76 unnumbered pages, tons of b/w photos and illustrations. ; Promotional item for Volkswagen. ; Jokes, humorous stories and b/w cartoons celebrating the Volkswagen, by Charles Addams, William Hoest, Anatol Kovarsky, Virgil 'VIP' Partch, Roger Price, William Steig, Herb Valen, Gahan Wilson, many more. ; Several small dings and slight discoloration to edges of boards. Interior clean, binding tig... View more info

On the Location of Railroad Curvatures : Being an Investigation of all the Principal Formulas Which Are Required for Field Operations, in Laying Curves and Tangent Lines to Pass through Given Points

By: Van De Graaff, J. S.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Railroad Journal: 1836

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18228

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


74 pages; 12mo (7.75") 20 cm; Small hardcover, tan cloth over spine, gray-blue boards, black lettering on spine band, 74 pages, cotton-fiber paper throughout, footnotes, dozens of mathematical formulas, 1 table, 27 b/w line diagrams. ; Originally published as series of articles in American Railroad Journal, 1835. This is 1st edition in book form, 1836. Complete subtitle: 'Being an Investigation of all the Principal Formulas Which Are Required for Field Operations, in... View more info

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Railroads of Holland, Michigan, The, Volume 2 : The Twentieth Century (Signed)

By: Van Reken, Donald L.

Price: $27.00

Publisher: Donald L. Van Reken: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 20640

Condition: Near Fine


156 pages; 4to (11") 28 cm; Tall white softcover, [iv] + 156 pages, index, 2 full-color photos on covers, about 100 historical b/w photos and facsimiles including 6 small maps, with captions. Title page inscribed and SIGNED by author in ballpoint. ; Contents include: Pere Marquette railroad. Grand Rapids, Holland & Chicago railway. Interurbans. Chesapeake & Ohio. Amtrak. CSX. More. Many photos show snow removal teams and other interesting details. ; Upper tip shows a... View more info

Waltham Gauge

By: Waltham; Illustrated by Don Wood

Price: $56.00

Publisher: Waltham Gauge Company: 1945

Seller ID: 18005

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


12 pages; 8vo (8") 21 cm; Oblong hardcover, black buckram covers, black plastic comb binding, gilt title on front, 12 unnumbered pages, 11 real photos of Waltham products and Waltham engineers at work. No text other than title and photo credit. ; 1945 promotional publication from Waltham Gauge Company, 9114 E Forest Ave, Detroit, Michigan, makers of precision gears. Photos by Don Wood. ; Boards slightly bowed. Comb a bit misshapen but intact. Quite rare and possibly ... View more info

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Pursuit of Perfection, the : A History of Lincoln and Continental Fine Motorcars

By: Watkins, Wally

Price: $21.00

Publisher: Ford Motor Company: 1959

Seller ID: 20817

Condition: Near Fine


18 pages; 4to (10") 27 cm; Large oblong softcover booklet, 12.25 x 10 inches, tan covers, large front inner flap, 18 pages including covers, 5 b/w and 24 full-color photos and illustrations. ; Includes wonderful illustrated chart 'Genealogy of Lincoln and Continental 1921-1959.' ; Covers show a touch of wear. No other defects. Scarce. View more info

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Bridges in History and Legend

By: Watson, Wilbur J, and Sarah Ruth Watson; Illustrated by Emily Maria Watson

Price: $11.00

Publisher: J. H. Jansen: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 20645

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


248 pages; 4to (10.75") 28 cm; Tall hardcover, tan cloth, orange lettering, [xvi] + 248 pages, index, bibliography, footnotes, about 90 original b/w drawings and illustrations of bridges, some full page. ; Introduction by William E. Wickenden. Authors, a doctor of engineering and a doctor of philosophy, describe all manner of bridges of the world (rainbow, devils, saints, war, peace, draw, toll, covered, etc) plus bridge builders, bridge legends, bridge metaphors, br... View more info

Farm Tractors in Color

By: Williams, Michael; Illustrated by John W. Wood

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Macmillan Publishing Company: 1974

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 19747

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


183 pages; 8vo (8") 21 cm; Small hardcover, brown boards, 183 pages, index, several b/w diagrams in text, 118 tractors from the 1890s to the 1970s shown in full color on glossy plates, with captions in rear. Errata slip bound in, as issued. ; First American Edition, 1974, stated. Illustrations by John W. Wood, Brian Hiley, W. Hobson. History of the motorized tractor in the UK and US. ; No defects to book. Jacket shows a touch of wear at heel and crown. ; Macmillan Co... View more info

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Grand Union Depot Cafe : Portland, Maine

By: Woodbury, George E.

Price: $13.00

Publisher: George E. Woodbury & Son: 1867

Seller ID: 17923

Condition: Near Fine


Small (3.2 x 5.5 inches) 81 x 139 mm, white light-weight leaflet printed on both sides, small b/w illustration of Union Depot, marketing verbiage for 'the most elegantly appointed place of its kind in New England' as well as Estabrook & Eaton's Celebrated Marguerite fine cigars which can be had there. ; Promotional item for Grand Central Depot, Portland, Maine, and three restaurants situated along Maine Central Railroad, all owned by George E. Woodbury & Son. They are: G... View more info