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Image for Chesapeake & Ohio :  Coal and Color

Chesapeake & Ohio : Coal and Color

By: Huddleston, Eugene, with John Joseph, Everett Young

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Chesapeake & Ohio Historical Society: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 20634

ISBN: 0939487284

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


120 pages; 4to (11.25") 29 cm; Tall hardcover, [viii] + 120 glossy pages, about 200 full-color photos with detailed captions. ; 'Focuses on coal field operations of the Chesapeake & Ohio Railway in scenic southern West Virginia, eastern Kentucky, and southern Ohio, from the end of steam power in 1956 to the present [1996] CSX ownership.' ; Only a touch of shelfwear. No marks or defects. View more info

Image for Winchester Indiana Speedway Old Timers Club :  Lot of 4 Issues, 1976-1978

Winchester Indiana Speedway Old Timers Club : Lot of 4 Issues, 1976-1978

By: Hunter, Bill; Illustrated by Rick Robtoy

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Winchester Indiana Speedway: 1976

Seller ID: 14064

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


8vo (8.5") 22 cm; Lot of 4 issues of Winchester Indiana Speedway Old Timers Club newsletter, 8 to 14 pages per issue. Contents include auto racing history, track history, bios of famous drivers, more. Many low- to medium-quality b/w photos. One issue has b/w cartoon by Rick Robtoy. ; Lot includes: Volume 5, number 1, May 1976. Volume 5, number 3, November 1976. Volume 6, number 1, June 1977. Volume 7, number 1, January 1978.; All issues have light edgewear. All are lightly creased horizontally, as issued. All have old address labels, stamps and cancellations on rear cover, in the correct p... View more info

Valve Gears, Mechanics of the Steam Engine, Steam-Engine Governors, Steam-Engine Design, Types of Steam Boilers, Boiler Fittings and Accessories, Boiler Settings and Chimneys, Boiler Piping and Auxiliaries, Fuels and Boiler Trials, Steam-Boiler Design : A Series of Textbooks

By: International Textbook Company

Price: $22.00

Publisher: International Textbook Company: 1922

Seller ID: 17282

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


600 pages; 8vo (9") 23 cm; Beautiful hardcover bound in bright red buckram cloth over spine and corners, dark green cloth over boards, gilt lettering and rules, dark green marbled endpapers, all edges inked red, index, 11 chapters (or sections) chapter-paginated, about 600 pages, over 400 b/w figures and diagrams. ; Copyright 1908. This edition 1922.; A touch of shelfwear. Slight discoloration to fore-edges of last 30 leaves, not affecting text. No other marks or defects. Appears unused. ; Laid in: How to Open a Book, a bookmark-shaped instruction sheet published with book. ; International... View more info

Ideas, Invention : Professional Patent and Trademark Research

By: Invention

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Invention: 1968

Seller ID: 18007

Condition: Near Fine


28 pages; 8vo (9") 23 cm; Softcover booklet, black leatherette covers, silver lettering, 28 pages, 32 b/w illustrations, many being reproductions of illustrations from patent applications of famous inventions. ; Promotional item for company that filed and researched patents. Company founded in 1937. This item 1968. ; Affixed to front page, as issued, slip stating that US Patent Office has moved to Arlington, Virginia, and that Invention, Inc, has moved next door. A touch of foxing. No other defects. View more info

Image for Ironrite Ironer Company Advertising Card, 1937 :  Detroit, Michigan

Ironrite Ironer Company Advertising Card, 1937 : Detroit, Michigan

By: Ironrite

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Ironrite Ironer Company: 1937

Seller ID: 6131

Condition: Very Good+


1 pages; ; Not a book. Small (63 x 111 mm) 2.5 x 4 inch bright orange stiff card, rounded corners, printed both sides, listing 5 points of superiority of company's line of ironers, 11 specific products with their features and prices over red line drawing of ironing machine with inbuilt folding table. ; Small note 'Glen 46%' in pencil on one edge. Old stain from removed paperclip. No other flaws. View more info

Irving Subway, Irving Safstep : Fireproof Ventilating Flooring Catalog 3A

By: Irving

Price: $44.00

Publisher: Irving Iron Works Company: 1921

Seller ID: 20564

Condition: Very Good+


72 pages; 8vo (8.75") 22 cm; Softcover with textured glassine jacket, as issued. Pale green covers, 72 glossy pages, over 100 b/w photos and diagrams. ; All about grated flooring, nonskid steps, manufactured metal grates, etc, for outdoor stairs, fireproof ventilation, boats, streetcars, automotive radiator guards, streetcar platforms, etc. ; Almost no wear. No marks. Appears hardly used. View more info

Irving Subway, Irving Safstep : Fireproof Ventilating Flooring Catalog 4A

By: Irving

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Irving Iron Works Company: 1923

Seller ID: 20565

Condition: Very Good+


80 pages; 8vo (8.75") 22 cm; Softcover booklet, pale gray embossed covers, 80 glossy pages, over 120 b/w photos and diagrams. ; All about grated flooring, nonskid steps, manufactured metal grates, etc, for outdoor stairs, fireproof ventilation, boats, streetcars, automotive radiator guards, streetcar platforms, etc. ; Almost no wear. Small dealerlabel (J. R. Fortune & Son, District Representative, Detroit) affixed to front. Small label on page 71 with corrections, as issued. Overall appears hardly used. View more info

Image for Pure Bentley, a Motoring Journal from Crewe, England :  The Stories Behind the Story, Edition 1, September 2009

Pure Bentley, a Motoring Journal from Crewe, England : The Stories Behind the Story, Edition 1, September 2009

By: Jenkins, Melinda June

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Bentley Motors: 2009

Seller ID: 12188

Condition: Fine


120 pages; Folio (14") 36 cm; Very large softcover, 14 inches tall, 36 cm tall. Green pictorial covers, 120 glossy pages, tons of photos, some historical b/w, over 100 in full color including an amazing gatefold centerpiece. ; Giant stunning promotional book for Bentley Motors, in particular the Bentley Mulsanne, a luxury car that consists of over 50% handcrafting. ; This item is from collection of Peter Foss, former president, Toy Car Collectors Club and Model Car Collectors Association. ; No defects. Crisp. View more info

Image for American Car Since 1775, the :  The Most Complete Survey of the American Automobile Ever Published

American Car Since 1775, the : The Most Complete Survey of the American Automobile Ever Published

By: Johnson, Sue Ellen, and Beverly Rae Kimes

Price: $21.00

Publisher: Automobile Quarterly: 1971

Edition: Second Edition; Second Printing

Seller ID: 21615

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


504 pages; 8vo (8.5") 23 cm; Heavy oblong hardcover, dark brown cloth, 504 pages, tan endpapers, several appendixes, over 500 historical b/w photos, many never before published. ; Copyright 1971. This is 2nd edition, 2nd printing, 1971. ; Covers all known makes, over 5000 in total, of passenger cars and trucks from 1775 to the present (1971) in the US and Canada. ; Edited by Sue Ellen Johnson, Beverly Rae Kimes, and team of historians. Publisher and contributing author L. Scott Bailey. ; No defects to book. Jacket very lightly sunned, with two small closed tears. ; Laid in: real photo (sna... View more info

Image for Nascar Winston Cup 2001 :  30th Anniversary Edition, with CD-ROM

Nascar Winston Cup 2001 : 30th Anniversary Edition, with CD-ROM

By: Kelly, Bob, with Ward Woodbury

Price: $12.00

Publisher: UMI Publications: 2001

Seller ID: 19889

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


304 pages; 4to (11.25") 29 cm; Tall hardcover, dark red textured buckram cloth, 304 pages, over 500 full-color photos on glossy pages. ; Foreword by Bill France. 'The official chronical of the 2001 Nascar Winston Cup Series season.' ; No defects to book or jacket. Appears never read. ; Items laid in: 1) Official CD-ROM, as published with book, packed with stats for each driver. 2) flyer for Nascar 2002 press guide with business reply envelope. 3) Nascar Winston Cup renewal form and envelope. View more info

Image for Across the Continent :  Chicago, Milwaukee and Puget Sound Railway (with prospectus, 1911)

Across the Continent : Chicago, Milwaukee and Puget Sound Railway (with prospectus, 1911)

By: Kendall, Isabelle Carpenter

Price: $24.00

Publisher: George W. Hibbard: 1911

Seller ID: 10135

Condition: Very Good-


64 pages; 4to (11.25") 29 cm; Stiff pictorial covers, gold embossed lettering and decor, 60 halftone (b/w) and 17 color photos and illustraitons including color map of RR's route, mostly scenery, a few showing locomotives or trains. ; Printed by Poole Brothers, Chicago, Railway Printers. First book published by Chicago, Milwaukee and Puget Sound Railway, promoting itself and giving its early history. ; Covers of book, which extend beyond textblock, have several small edge chips. Two crosscracks to spine. A few very small spots here and there. Binding tight. Scarce. ; One item laid in: Anno... View more info

Holden Heritage, The, 11e : (11th Edition, 2003)

By: Kennedy, Ewan, with Alistair Kennedy and Tony Davis

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Holden Limited: 2003

Edition: Eleventh Edition

Seller ID: 20521

Condition: Near Fine


112 pages; 8vo (8.5") 23 cm; Black softcover, 112 glossy pages, tons of lists and stats, over 200 photos, most in full color. ; History of Holden, the All-Australian automobile, since 1948. Published by Public Affairs Department, Holden Limited. ; Only a touch of shelfwear. No marks or defects. Scarce. View more info

Image for Short Stories of Science and Invention :  A Collection of Radio Talks by C. F. Kettering

Short Stories of Science and Invention : A Collection of Radio Talks by C. F. Kettering

By: Kettering, Charles Franklin

Price: $13.00

Publisher: General Motors Corporation: 1942

Seller ID: 21605

Condition: Very Good


128 pages; 12mo (7.5") 19 cm; Softcover binder, red leatherette covers, containing 8 booklets, 16 pages each, total of 128 pages, index, b/w portrait photo of author, 128 small b/w illustrations. ; Published by General Motors Information Rack Service. Codes indicate 1942. ; Each booklet has five to six short inspirational chapters about innovations in science, technology, medicine, communications, transportation, etc, plus quotes and epigrams from Charles Kettering, longtime head of research at General Motors. ; Covers intact but show light creases and corner wear. One page has juvenile sc... View more info

Kidwell Two-Flow Ring-Circuit Water Tube Boiler, the : Containing a Lucid Explanation of the Principles Underlying Correct Boiler Design and Operation . . . a Book for Those Who Wish to Generate More Steam for Less Money

By: Kidwell, Edgar

Price: $23.00

Publisher: Kidwell Boiler Company: 1923

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10300

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


268 pages; 4to (10") 26 cm; Brown softcover, brown endpapers, 268 glossy pages, index, bibliography, footnotes, 5 brief sidebars by various authors, 14 tables, 1 two-color illustration, 208 b/w figures, photos, diagrams, graphs, cutaway views, etc, with captions. ; Copyright 1923, 1st impression stated. Front cover states 'Preliminary and Advanced Edition Only' (sic) ; Complete subtitle: 'Containing a Lucid Explanation of the Principles Underlying Correct Boiler Design and Operation, their Application to Boiler Analysis and How they are Correctly Applied in the Design of the Kidwell Boiler... View more info

Complete Guide to the Triumph TR7 and TR8 : 1e, 1st Edition, 1981

By: Kimberley, William; Illustrated by Bill Price

Price: $44.00

Publisher: Dalton Watson: 1981

Seller ID: 20281

ISBN: 0901564532

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


96 pages; Hardcover, black boards, metallic silver jacket, 96 glossy pages, appendix of stats, dozens of b/w photos and diagrams, 42 photos in full color. ; First edition, 1981, stated. Additional chapter and numerous photos by Bill Price. Love letter to the best two sports cars produced in the 1970s. ; No defects to book. Only a touch of wear to jacket. View more info

Image for Karmann Story, the :  Germany's Coachbuilder to the World

Karmann Story, the : Germany's Coachbuilder to the World

By: Knust, Dieter

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Verlag Meinders & Elstermann: 1996

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 7500

ISBN: 3889268978

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


228 pages; 8vo (9.75") 25 cm; ENGLISH text. Hardcover, black boards, 228 pages, bibliography, index, endnotes, appendix list of Karmann-bodied production cars, 53 b/w and 49 color photos with captions. Glossy throughout. ; Isbn 388926897X. 2nd edition, 1996. Translated by Peter L. Albrecht. ; Biography of famed builder and designer of Porsche 356; VW convertible; VW Golf and Scirocco; VW-Porsche; Renault 19; Adler Primus; Opel Regent and Diplomat; Ford Taunus [sic] and Escort; BMW 635 CSi, Karo-As and Pik-As; Cheetah, Karmann-Ghia, etc. ; No flaws to book. Jacket has 5mm closed tear to upp... View more info

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: $48.00

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: $40.00

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