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Image for [Printed Broadside] AMAZING! A Beautiful White Ship Is Spotted Entering the Golden Gate . . . .S. S. Canberra . . .  Lawton Kennedy, Printer.

[Printed Broadside] AMAZING! A Beautiful White Ship Is Spotted Entering the Golden Gate . . . .S. S. Canberra . . . Lawton Kennedy, Printer.

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: San Francisco, 1961

Seller ID: 6959


23" x 7.5"; printed in black on yellow newsprint stock; neatly folded into fourths. View more info

Image for [Printed Broadside] AMAZING! A Beautiful White Ship Is Spotted Entering the Golden Gate . . . .S. S. Canberra . . .  Lawton Kennedy, Printer.

[Printed Broadside] AMAZING! A Beautiful White Ship Is Spotted Entering the Golden Gate . . . .S. S. Canberra . . . Lawton Kennedy, Printer.

By: N/A

Price: $8.00

Publisher: San Francisco, 1961

Seller ID: 6960


23" x 7.5"; printed in black on blue newsprint stock; neatly folded into fourths. Some fading at edges & fold lines. View more info

1968 Cadillac Owner's Manual. (cover title).

By: (Service Dept.).

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Detroit, General Motors: 1967

Seller ID: 3707


95 pp.; oblong 24mo; printed wrappers, in original plastic pouch; sepia photographs throughout; charts. Back cover with 1/4" x 3.5" sections cut out at top & bottom edge; small areas of pen notes & figures on rear endpaper, inside & outside back cover. Pouch somewhat soiled. View more info

Image for Les Trains du toit de la France. La Ligne des Causses, Le TransLozerien.  (Overhaed Trains of France, Causses and TransLozerien Lines)

Les Trains du toit de la France. La Ligne des Causses, Le TransLozerien. (Overhaed Trains of France, Causses and TransLozerien Lines)

By: Astier, Pierre and Jean-Marie Gazagne.

Price: $90.00

Publisher: Chanac, La Regordane: 1995

Edition: Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 2575


168 pp.; 4to; white paper covered boards in pictorial dust jacket; color and black & white photographs throughout; maps; tables. Text in French. View more info

Image for James Rumsey, the Inventor of the Steamboat.

James Rumsey, the Inventor of the Steamboat.

By: Beltzhoover, Mr. George M., Jr.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: no place, The West Virginia Historical and Antiquarian Society: 1900

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2433


28 pp.; 8vo; original printed gray wrappers. Text block is stapled but wrapper loose along most of spine; clear tape mend from back over top of spine; loss of leading corner tips back cover; last four pages dog-eared at top corner tips. Overall still quite acceptable condition for a scarce and fragile original. View more info

Railway Machinery: A Treatise on the Mechanical Engineering of Railways: Embracing The Principles and Construction of Rolling and Fixed Plant; illustrated by a series of plates on a large scale, and by numerous engravings on wood.

By: Clark, Daniel Kinnear, C. E.

Price: $1,200.00

Publisher: Glasgow, Edinburgh, London, Blackie and Son: 1855

Seller ID: 5590


Ex Mechanics Institute Library. 2 volumes rebound in very sturdy black library cloth, spine stamped in gilt, including call letters; bookplate and small date stamp front pastedown; library rubber stamp on title page; withdrawn stamp & barcode label rear pastedown. Folio, consisting of Volume One: Text; 335 pp., includes index. Volume Two: 60 plates of technical drawings, 10 diagram plates. Foxing, mainly to the back of the plates; tanning to some plate edges, occasional ... View more info

Airman's Odyssey.

By: De Saint-Exupery, Antoine.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: N.Y., Reynal & Hitchcock: (1943)

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 5753


437 pp.; 8vo; orange cloth, spine stamped in silver; in price clipped jacket with closed 1" tear bottom rear spine edge; a few minor chips at edges; top of spine, else very clean, sharp appearance.A trilogy comprising Wind, Sand and Stars; Night Flight; Flight to Arras. View more info

River Boats of America.

By: Donovan, Frank.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: N.Y., Thomas Y. Crowell: 1966

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 5164


298 pp., illustrated double title page; 8vo; cloth in dust jacket; illustrated with 90 photographs and drawings. View more info

Chinese Railways and British Interests, 1898-1911.

By: E-tu Zen Sun.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Columbia University, N.Y., King's Crown Press: 1954

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 7513


230 pp., includes index & bibliography; 8vo; blue cloth stamped in silver. View more info

Railroad History 178. Spring, 1998.

By: Grant, H. Roger, ed.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Westford, MA, The Railroad & Locomotive Historical Society, Inc.: 1998

Seller ID: 2643


8vo; [9" x 6"]; pictorial white wrappers; b&w photos, reproductions, maps, tables. Articles include: Taylor & Taylor, The Story of America's Chapel Cars; Podas, Railroading on the Pioneer route of the Milwaukee Road: The Dan Paine Story; Meredith, A Wild Ride on Badnall's Famous Undulating Railway; Johnson, The Montreal Secondary: Origins and History. With other articles & discussions. View more info

Railroad History 180. Spring, 1999.

By: Grant, H. Roger, ed.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Westford, MA, The Railroad & Locomotive Historical Society, Inc.: 1999

Seller ID: 2644


8vo; [9" x 6"]; pictorial white wrappers; b&w photos, reproductions, maps, tables. Articles include: Huffman, Railraods Shipped by Sea; Alrich, Engineering Success and Disaster: American Rairoad Bridges; Grant, The North Western's Legacy; Humiston, The South Works Narrow-Gauge Railroad; Larson, Locomotives of the Tennessee, Alabama, & Georgia Railway. Also book reviews. View more info

Seventy-Five Years of Railroad History, Cumulative Index, 1921-1996.

By: Jenks, George M., compiler.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: [Westford, MA], The RAilway & Locomotive Society, Inc.: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2657


98 pp.; 8vo; red wrappers. View more info

(2 vols.) Union Pacific Vol. I, 1862-1893; Union Pacific Vol. II, 1894-1969.

By: Klein, Maury.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Minneapolis, University of Minnesota Press: 2006

Edition: First University of Minnesota Press Edition

Seller ID: 7999


797 & 654 pp., incl. indexes, notes; 8vo; photo-illustrated wrappers; both volumes well illustrated with period photographs, tables, maps.A thorough and compelling history of the first transcontinental railroad. View more info

Adventure in Two Hemispheres, including, Captain Vancouver's Voyage.

By: Marshall, James Stirrat and Carrie.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Vancouver, By the author: 1955

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 5904


Signed by Carrie Marshall on title page. 208 pp.; 4to; black cloth lettered in gilt, with ship illustration in white front cover. In illustrated yellow & black dust jacket with chips & closed tears at edges; 2" tear with loss foot of front spine edge. View more info

An Acquaintance with Alco.

By: Olmsted, Robert P.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: By the author: 1968

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 4688


(80) pp. chiefly black & white illustrations with discriptive text; 4to; cloth in photo-pictorial jacket. Light soil & minor wear to jacket. View more info

Trail of the Zephyrs.

By: Olmsted, Robert P.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: By the author: 1970

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 4701


(96) pp. chiefly black & white illustrations, many full page, with discriptive text; schematic map of stops, stations; partial list of locomotives; 4to; cloth in photo-pictorial jacket. One inch closed tear to jacket near spine head; half-inch closed tear top back edge. View more info

Railroad History 149. Autumn 1983.

By: Post, Robert C., ed.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Westford, MA, The Railroad & Locomotive Historical Society, Inc.: 1983

Seller ID: 2641


8vo; [9" x 6"]; pictorial white wrappers; b&w photos, reproductions, maps, tables. Printed sheet of Railroad Names, compiled by William D. Edson laid in. Guest Editorial: Hanft. An Accounting Primer for Railroads. Articles include: Dundee-Built Locomotives; Hauk, Early Narrow Gauge Ocomotives in the West; Stindt, The Last Days of Southern Pacific Steam. Also, other articles & discussions. View more info

Railroad History 155 Autumn 1986

By: Post, Robert C., ed.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Westford, MA, The Railroad & Locomotive Historical Society, Inc.: 1986

Seller ID: 2654


8vo; [9" x 6"]; pictorial white wrappers; b&w photos, reproductions, folding map of Western Maryland Railway System showing original corporations and dates of construction; locomotive rosters. View more info

CZ Instruction Book Car 881 (cover label). Service instructions and procedures applicable to the Lounge-Sleepers on the California Zephyr.

By: Railroad.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Chicago, Burlington, and Quincy R.R.: 1969

Seller ID: 4698


Approx. 29 mimeograph & carbon sheets, plus company printed time report, supply report and inventory of bar supplies, both with holograph entries. Bound in brown folder with two hole blade lock. Other company forms: a sample form and a blank of Report of Dining Car Receipts, and blanks of Requisition of Commisary Supplies, and Supply Reports are laid in, along with two Union Pacific decals, and an SP brochure of Passenger Train Schedules. Occasional soiling, thumbing, br... View more info

Railroad History 181. Autumn, 1999.

By: Reutter, Mark, ed.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Westford, MA, The Railroad & Locomotive Historical Society, Inc.: 1999

Seller ID: 2645


8vo; [9" x 6"]; pictorial white wrappers; b&w photos, reproductions, maps, tables. Articles include: Collins, Progress and Slavery on the South's Railroads; Hoffer, A Ride on the Lionel and Other Short Lines; Abbey, Wh the Santa Fe Isn't Under Wires, etc., etc. with Book Reviews. View more info