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Train Talks : Pennsylvania Railroad, August, 1950

By: Pennsylvania Railroad

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Pennsylvania Railroad Company: 1950

Seller ID: 20100

Condition: Near Fine


24 pages; 16mo (6") 16 cm; Small softcover, fold-and-staple binding, 24 glossy pages, 8 b/w photos, 3 b/w charts. ; Sub-subtitle: Better Meals and Service For You on Pennsylvania Rail Road Dining Cars. ; Exterior shows only a touch of sunning. Upper left corner hole-punched, apparently as issued. No other defects. Quite scarce in any condition. View more info

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Plymouth Fury Operators Manual 1972

By: Plymouth

Price: $11.00

Publisher: Chrysler Corporation: 1972

Seller ID: 20662

Condition: Good+


62 pages; 32mo (4") 10 cm; Blue and white oblong softcover booklet, 8.5 x 4 inches, 62 pages, several lists and tables, 43 b/w and monochrome illustrations. ; This item was in a car and shows rubbing to covers, rust to staples, and moderate foxing here and there. No marks or scribbles. All readable. Binding intact. ; This is an actual owner's manual from 1972, not a reprint. View more info

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Was Your Grandfather a Railway Man ? : A Directory of Railway Archive Sources for Family Historians

By: Richards, Tom

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Federation of Family History Societies: 1997

Edition: Third Edition; Second Printing

Seller ID: 20850

Condition: Near Fine


102 pages; 8vo (8.25") 21 cm; Tan softcover, [vi] + 102 pages, main text in 2 columns, 3 appendixes, 12 b/w illustrations reproduced from old sources, about 500 archives and repositories listed. ; Isbn 1860060145. Originally published 1988. This is 3rd edition, 1995, 2nd printing, 1997. Sub-subtitle: 'A Directory of Records Relating to Staff Employed by Railways in the Following Countries with Details of Material and Repositories, United Kingdom, Australia, Canada, E... View more info

Servicing Superheterodynes : Revised Edition

By: Rider, John Francis

Price: $30.00

Publisher: John F. Rider Publisher: 1936

Edition: Revised Edition; Fourth Printing

Seller ID: 20401

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


278 pages; 12mo (7.75") 20 cm; Hardcover, red cloth, [xiv] + 278 pages, appendix, several lists and tables, 94 b/w line diagrams ; Fascinating old book on vacuum-tube radios. Quite technical. Originally published 1931. This is revised edition, 4th printing, January, 1936. ; Topics include: Principles of the superheterodyne receiver. Different types of heterodyne circuits. Radio frequency amplifiers. Mixer tubes. Single envelope dual tube oscillators and mixers. Inter... View more info

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: $50.00

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, Book 2 : 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, black cloth, 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. Boar... 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: $40.00

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