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Santa Fe's Big Three, the : The Life Story of a Trio of the World's Greatest Locomotives

By: Farrington, S. Kip Jr.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: David McKay Company: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 21209

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


287 pages; 4to (11.5") 30 cm; Tall hardcover, dark blue-black cloth, endpaper map, [xii] + 287 pages, index, appendix,17 blueprints and diagrams, 198 tables and charts, 102 b/w photos on glossy plates, with captions. ; Foreword by John S. Reed. Photos by Otto C. Perry, Preston George, Dick Kindig. ; This book is for the serious enthusiast of steam locomotive engineering. Topics include: Test of the 5012 Train CUX. Test of Locomotive 5011. Test of Locomotive 3461. 2-10-4 type. 4-6-4 type 3450-3460 class. 4-8-4 type 3751, 3765, 3776, 2900 class. Transcripts of in-service runs. Much more. ; B... View more info

How to Install, Operate and Enjoy Your New Fedders Air Conditioner

By: Fedders Quigan

Price: $27.00

Publisher: Fedders-Quigan Corporation: 1956

Seller ID: 20270

Condition: Fine


32 pages; 8vo (9") 23 cm; Set of two oblong softcover booklets, 32 pages total, 27 b/w illustrations total, in original envelope, as issued, 1956. ; Vol-1, How to Install, 16 pages, 19 diagrams. Vol-2, How to Operate, 16 pages, 8 photos and diagrams. ; Both booklets are in Fine condition, no visible defects. Envelope is worn, spotted, with small corner chips, but all readable. View more info

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1970 Ford Mustang Automotive Catalog, January, 1970

By: Ford Motor Company

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Ford Motor Company: 1970

Seller ID: 19149

Condition: Very Good-


16 pages; 4to (11") 28 cm; Tall softcover marketing brochure, 16 glossy pages, tons of stats, 6 small b/w diagrams, 31 full-color photos. ; Minimal edgewear, except to lower front corner, which is curled, with small creases affecting tips of pages. View more info

Woman and the Ford, the : Ford Motor Company, Detroit, a Collector's Gem

By: Ford Motor Company

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Polyprints: 1960

Seller ID: 19970

Condition: Near Fine


16 pages; 16mo (6.25") 16 cm; Small softcover booklet (3.4 x 6.3 inches) (86 x 156 mm) pale blue covers printed in orange and dark green, 16 glossy pages, list of Ford branch houses, four Ford models shown and described, 11 b/w photos with captions. ; 'More than any other, the Ford is a woman's car.' Originally published 1912. This is a Ford-authorized facsimile reprint, 1960 ; No defects. Crisp and clean. View more info

Ford Has a Better Idea : For 1967

By: Ford Motor Company

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Ford Motor Company: 1967

Seller ID: 20627

Condition: Near Fine


36 pages; 8vo (8.5") 23 cm; Blue softcover, 36 pages plus covers, several tables of specs, 42 full-color glossy photos. ; Ford LTD, Ford XL, Lincoln Continental, Country Squire Station Wagon, Thunderbird, Mustang, Falcon, Fairlane, Mercury, Cougar, Cortina, more. ; Only a whisper of wear. View more info

Ford Rouge Center : Legacy for the Future Built on the Past

By: Ford, Bill

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Ford Motor Company: 2004

Seller ID: 20499

Condition: Very Good+


134 pages; 8vo (8.5") 23 cm; Oblong gray softcover, 134 glossy pages, tons of full-color photos, brief text and captions throughout. ; History of famous Rouge Plant (Ford River Rouge Complex) of Ford Motor Company, Dearborn, Michigan, built 1917-1928, largest factory in world, extensively rebuilt and remodeled 1999-2004. ; No major defects, minor edgewear only. View more info

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Statement by Henry Ford II, a : Before the Subcommittee on Automobile Marketing Practices of the U. S. Senate Interstate and Foreign Commerce Committee, 1956

By: Ford, Henry II

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Ford Motor Company: 1956

Seller ID: 19749

Condition: Near Fine


20 pages; 8vo (8.75") 22 cm; Tan softcover booklet, 20 pages, small b/w photo of author. ; Testimony of president of Ford Motor Company before US Senate, 1956, where he said, in effect, his company never engaged in political campaigning or fund raising for any candidate, and describes other business factors relating to Ford dealerships, marketing, profit producing, cost control, termination of dealership owners, etc. ; No defects. Clean and square. Scarce. View more info

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

By: Francis, Devon Earl

Price: $23.00

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. Jacket has a few very small chips at tips, but all readable. 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: $25.00

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, Ludington, Michigan, 1953. ; Covers sunned but intact. Old addresslabel inside front cover. Main defect: small stains from rusty sta... 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. ; With this item you will also get the 5th edition of this title: Primer of Plant Noise Measurement and Hearing Testing, 19... 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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Lighthouses and Legends of the Hudson

By: Glunt, Ruth R.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Library Research Associates: 1996

Edition: Third Printing

Seller ID: 20966

ISBN: 0912526815

Condition: Near Fine


154 pages; 8vo (8.5") 23 cm; Gray pictorial softcover, [xiv] + 154 pages, index, about 60 historical b/w photos with captions. ; Copyright 1975. This is 3rd printing, 1996. Foreword by Donald C. Ringwald. ; Well-written and exacting history of Hudson River and its old lighthouses. ; Slight curling of covers. No other defects. 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+


Not a book. Original United Auto Workers (UAW) Detroit membership card, dated 1952, hole-punched 10 times, once each for ten monthly meetings. Also includes membership receipt, plus Honorable Withdrawal Transfer slip indicating member retired 1952.; Worn but intact. View more info

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National Waterway, the : A History of the Chesapeake and Delaware Canal 1769-1985, 2nd Edition

By: Gray, Ralph D.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: University of Illinois Press: 1989

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 20822

ISBN: 0756754534

Condition: Near Fine


330 pages; 8vo (9") 23 cm; Blue softcover, [xx] + 330 pages, index, bibliography, footnotes, 10 lists and tables, about 40 b/w photos, diagrams and small maps. ; Originally published 1967. This is 2nd edition, 1989. ; History of massive Chesapeake & Delaware Canal, 450 feet wide, connecting Delaware to Maryland, which opened in 1829 after nearly 27 years of construction. ; No marks or defects. Appears unread. ; 2Nd Ed. Series 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 Middle East. ; Only a touch of edgewear. Scarce. View more info

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Shipbuilding at Manistee

By: Harold, Steve

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Steve Harold: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 20959

Condition: Near Fine


43 pages; 8vo (8.25") 21 cm; Gray softcover, [vii] + 43 pages, bibliography, appendix, 27 b/w photos and facsimiles with captions. Includes biographies of 12 ships, with chronology of the Mary Stockton and extensive histories of the Maggie Marshall and the Isabella Sands. ; Published under auspices Manistee County Historical Museum, Manistee, Michigan. Sailing ships, tugs, schooner-barges, steam barges, etc, built by Manistee Ship Yard and Manistee Iron Works, 1850s-1920s. ; A touch of fading to edges. Two small stickerscars on rear. No other defects. Scarce. 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: $75.00

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 small 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, rectifiers. Vol-7, alternating current, circuit breakers, lightning protection, 1915. Vol-8, switchboards, power station... 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, mine superintendent M. P. Fowler. ; Complete title: 'The Knickerbocker Anthracite Coal Company: Chartered February 21st, 1865... View more info