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Image for Chesapeake and Ohio Freight Cars, 1937-1965, Volume 1 :  Hopper and Gondola Cars

Chesapeake and Ohio Freight Cars, 1937-1965, Volume 1 : Hopper and Gondola Cars

By: Kresse, Al Jr.

Price: $56.00

Publisher: Chesapeake & Ohio Historical Society: 1996

Seller ID: 20543

Condition: As New with no dust jacket


201 pages; 4to (11.25") 29 cm; Tall hardcover, slick pictorial boards, b/w photo endpapers, [viii] + 201 glossy pages, tons of lists and stats, over 400 high-quality b/w illustrations including architectural diagrams (side-elevations and end-elevations) and historical photos with detailed captions. ; Isbn 093948725X. Edited by Carl W. Shaver. ; No defects of any kind. As New condition. View more info

Ford and the American Dream : Founded on Right Decisions (Signed)

By: Lambreth, Clifton, with Maria Calia and Malissa Webb; Illustrated by Igor Babailov

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Daniel Bradley: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 20335

ISBN: 1933715448

Condition: Very Good+


191 pages; 8vo (8.5") 23 cm; Softcover, 191 pages, several b/w line illustrations. Halftitle page SIGNED by author. ; Story of near banktruptcy of Ford Motor Company and its impact on American Dream. Authored (in fictionalized style) by longtime Ford executive Clifton Lambreth. Foreword by Paul J. Meyer. Published by Daniel Bradley. Distributed by Executive Books. ; Only a touch of shelfwear. No marks apart fron autograph. View more info

Hejaz Railway and the Muslim Pilgrimage, the : A Case of Ottoman Political Propaganda

By: Landau, Jacob M., with Muhammad Arif ibn Ahmad Munayyir

Price: $44.00

Publisher: Wayne State University Press: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 20024

ISBN: 0814314228

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


294 pages; 8vo (9.5") 25 cm; Hardcover, black cloth, blue boards, 294 pages, index, footnotes, glossary, 1 b/w map, 15 b/w photos and illustrations on glossy plates. Main text in English, with large appendix giving entire text of manuscript in Arabic. ; 1st edition, 1971. Amazonbuyers please note: Their data page lists Muhammad Arif ibn Ahmad Munayyir as author; this book is by Jacob M. Landau, with appendix by Munayyir. ; Book shows moderate wear at crown and upper rear tip. No other defects to book. Lacks jacket. Quite scarce in any condition. View more info

Harley Davidson, 100 Years : American's Original Motorcycle, Book and DVD

By: Leffingwell, Randy

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Crestline/Motorbooks/MBI Publishing Company: 2006

Seller ID: 18234

ISBN: 0760329354

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


192 pages; 4to (11.25") 29 cm; Large hardcover, gray pictorial boards, gray endpapers, 192 glossy pages, over 200 high-quality full-color photos. ; Originally published 1995. This edition, with DVD 'Heavy Duty' by Duke Marketing, 2006. ; Very light bump to tips. Lacks jacket. No other defects. DVD has been test played and works perfectly. View more info

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How to Double the Performance of Your Car : Now Get 32 Miles Per Gallon !

By: Lombardi, Vincent

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Executive Research Institute: 1963

Seller ID: 18286

Condition: Very Good+


94 pages; 4to (11") 28 cm; Tall softcover, fold-and-staple binding, 94 pages, index, over 70 b/w photos and diagrams. ; Copyright 1954 by Edgar Almquist. This edition 1963 by Vincent Lombardi. ; Topics include: 13 mechanical thieves in your car. How to get 2 to 10 more miles per gallon without touching a tool. Simple ajustments that will save you 1 to 4 miles per gallon. Prevent the 10 most costly breakdowns. Preserving your car's appearance. Customizing your car. More. ; Very minor thumb creases to covers. No marks, no major defects. Appears unread. View more info

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Pigboat : The Story of the Whalebacks

By: Lydecker, Ryck

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Sweetwater Press: 1973

Seller ID: 18671

Condition: Very Good


36 pages; 8vo (8.5") 23 cm; White pictorial booklet, 36 pages, 31 b/w photos and facsimiles, table of specs on all 43 whalebacks built 1888-98.; Cover art by Howard Sprague. History of the whaleback, a unique Great Lakes ship design, and its inventor, Alexander McDougal. ; Upper front tip lightly creased. Small area of discoloration affects inner margin of front two leaves. No marks. Binding intact. Scarce. View more info

Role of the Auto Mechanic in Early Auto History, The

By: Mattson, Edward H.

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Minnie Ida Mattson: 1970

Seller ID: 17621

Condition: Very Good+


46 pages; 8vo (8.5") 22 cm; Orange softcover booklet, [iii] + 46 pages. ; Author died 1949. Book published by and Foreword by Minnie Ida Mattson, his wife, 1970. Title on front cover: 'The Role of the Auto Mechanic in Early History of Auto.' Part 1, as titled, describes author's first days as an auto mechanic in 1914. Part 2, Did Your Car's Generator Give You Trouble, describes early advancements in automotive generators and electronics. Part 3, Did the Old Car Let You Down, describes author's troubles with dead battery in the wilderness of Michigan's Upper Peninsula. ; Covers show a touch... View more info

Ricardo Sulle Macchine : Ricardo on Machinery

By: McKinley, Erskine

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Padova: 1966

Seller ID: 18229

Condition: Very Good+


8 pages; 8vo (9.5") 25 cm; ITALIAN and ENGLISH parallel text. Softcover booklet, gray covers, 8 pages numbered 569-576, footnotes, 2 b/w diagrams. ; Commentary on the famous Principles of Political Economy and Taxation, 3rd edition, 1821, by David Ricardo, in which the author added a chapter on machinery which shocked and dismayed his readers. ; Minor wear visible. No rips, no tears, no marks. Scarce. View more info

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Chrysler Motors Magazine : November 1948

By: Meagher, John B.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Chrysler Corporation: 1948

Seller ID: 20102

Condition: Very Good+


20 pages; 4to (11.5") 30 cm; Tall softcover, black and green covers, 20 glossy pages, a few b/w drawings, over 70 high-quality b/w photos with captions. ; Volume 15, Number 6, November 1948. ; Articles include: How Did It Happen, history of early motorcars and invention of mass production. Who Put It There, how auto factories are designed and built. Television technology and technique. Machinist Curt Fitch turns hobby into business. Ice Skating photo array featuring line workers Billie Sadoway and Charlotte Stepniak. Tips on Winter Driving. More. ; Old mailing address imprinted on blank ar... View more info

Pere Marquette Revenue Freight Cars

By: Million, Arthur B., and John C. Paton

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Hundman Publishing: 2001

Seller ID: 20546

ISBN: 0945434715

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


171 pages; 8vo (9") 23 cm; Oblong hardcover, dark blue boards, [vi] + 171 glossy pages, about 300 high-quality b/w photos, diagrams, elevations, tables, etc, with detailed captions. ; The Pere Marquette Railway covered all parts of Michigan with lines extending to Buffalo, Chicago, and other parts of the Midwest. It was founded in 1857 and was absorbed by the C&O Railway 1947. ; No defects to book. Jacket shows only a touch of shelfwear. View more info

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 February 1946, 22 x 13 inches. This lot also includes 8-pg article on diesel locomotives, possibly from Time magazine, date unkno... View more info

Railroad Maps of North America : The First Hundred Years

By: Modelski, Andrew M.

Price: $22.00

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 four small closed tears. 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 (1952) 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, Riley 2 1/2-Litre saloon, MG TD. ; This is the smallest catalog for new cars this dealer has ever seen. ; Small chip t... 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

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

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 edge, and not pretty. One small smudge on lower margin page 1. No other marks or defects. Everything is readable except the wor... View more info

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

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

By: Newell, Gordon, and Allen E. Smith

Price: $16.00

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

Image for World's Work, The, Volume 68, Number 2, June 1924 :  Ford's Story of His Railroad

World's Work, The, Volume 68, Number 2, June 1924 : Ford's Story of His Railroad

By: Page, Arthur W.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Doubleday, Page & Company: 1924

Seller ID: 20976

Condition: Very Good+


350 pages; 4to (10.25") 26 cm; White softcover, red eagle on front, about 350 pages, tons of b/w photos, color frontispiece, many ads for automobiles, appliances, etc, including 15 in color. ; Articles include: Ford's Story of his Railroad (the Detroit, Toledo & Ironton) by Samuel Crowther. When the Negro Comes North part 2 by Rollin Lynde Hartt. Corruption in the Veterans Bureau by Carl C. Dickey. More. Plus book reviews, current events, sepia-toned ladies fashion section, presidential election and party conventions, etc. ; Worn at crown. No other defects. Scarce. View more info

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Edison Pageant of Light

By: Pageant

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Edison Pageant:

Seller ID: 20841

Condition: Near Fine


4to (11") 28 cm; Tall pale yellow and green softcover, 68 glossy pages, schedule of events, 18 feature articles, tons of b/w illustrations, 34 color photos and illustrations. ; 41st annual pageant, ; Only a touch of edgewear. ; Laid in: old clipping about Thomas Edison and his visit to Port Huron, Michigan. 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 1890s. ; This item is from collection of Peter Foss, founding president, Toy Car Collectors Club and Model Car Collectors Associ... View more info