Edmonds, WA: Pacific Fail Mail, 1982. Small quarto; pp 272; VG/G-; light blue spine with red text; dust jacket has slight sunning to exterior; some chipping to head edge; light toning to flaps; minor wear to corners; cloth has slightly bumped corners; lightly sunned boards; text block shows light wear to exterior edges; previous owner's bookplate to front pastedown; interior clean; profusely illustrated with may photographs and drawings.
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Uniontown, PA: John K. Gates, 1990. Quarto: G+/no-DJ paperback: Off white spine with black text: Covers have general shelfwear, some soiling, some foxing to fore edge, age toning, slight fraying to corners: Textblock exterior has stain to fore edge, slight ripplr from storage other wise pages clean and unmarked: 128 pp.
New York and London: Johnson Reprint Corporation, 1968. Octavo; pp 374; G/no-DJ; light green spine with gilt text to dark green bar; cloth has slight sunning to exterior; mild wear to spine; minor wear to corners; strong boards; text block shows slight toning to exterior edges; light pencil throughout; tight binding;.
New Jersey: RAE Publishing, 1994. Reprint. Reprint; Quarto; VG/no-DJ (paperback); Spine is thin and light green, bound with staples, with no text; Covers have general edge wear, some small marks, rubbing to corners, some small creases along edges, joints and hinges are strong; Text block has general signs of handling, binding is strong, content is clear; pp 80; Additional shipping cost may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions.
Silver Spring: Alan Books, 1981. First. Quarto; G/no-DJ paperback; light grey spine with black text; covers have light edgewear with some age-toning and scuffing, lightly frayed corners, fraying/tearing/creasing to head and tail of spine; textblock is clean; 245pp. [Oversized book. Additional postage necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy International shipping unavailable due to weight restrictions. For international/expedited customers, please inquire for rates].
New York: Jane's USA, 1978. Twentieth Edition. Quarto: G/G+: Green spine with off white text:DJ has general shelfwear, scuff marks, chipping at corners, small, less than one inch closed tear along tail edge of front: Boards are completely covers in dust and mold stains, general shelfwear, curling at corners: Textblock is age toned with foxing, pages free of markings, folds or tears: Twentieth Edition: 577 pp. [ Over sized book. Additional shipping necessary for expedited/international shipping. Economy international shipping unavailable due to weight/size restrictions. Please contact seller for additional information.].
Rochester: William Reed Gordon, 1975. Small Quarto; VG-/no-DJ paperback; Off-white spine with black text; Covers have slightly sunned and lightly rubbed on exterior with minor wear at edges; Text block shows slight wear due to age & handling with otherwise clean pages, slight cracking away from binding at front hinge; pp 336.
Quarto; VG-/no-DJ paperback; Off-white spine with black text; This volume only; Covers have slight shelf wear such as lightly sunned exterior and light foxing on rear and minor edge wear, however panels are clean with intact panels; Text block shows light foxing along exterior edges, otherwise pages are unmarked and tightly bound; pp 277.
Newark: University of Delaware Press, 1980. Octavo; G+/G+; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, silver with black print; DJ has edgewear, some spotting and smudging, vendor label on rear; Boards in black cloth with gold print, slight spotting; Textblock has spotting to all edges, otherwise clean and tight; 286 pages, maps.
Baltimore: The Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Historical Society, 1987. Booklet; G/no-DJ paperback; Black comb spine without text; Covers are slightly sunned with light foxing mostly toward edges, but are otherwise intact without defect; Text block has just slight wear and lightly age tone pages with otherwise clean pages and tight binding.
Telford, PA: Silver Brook Junction Publishing Company, Inc., 1995. First Printing. Small Quarto; pp 96; G/paperback; white spine without text; thin booklet [8x10]; covers have light toning toward edges; slightly curled front cover; text block has minor wear to exterior edges; light toning to page edges; profusely illustrated with many black and white photographs.
Sykesville, MD: Greenberg Publishing Company, Inc., 1990. Quarto; pp 199; VG; yellow/blue pictorial spine with black text; no jacket; cloth has only mild wear to exterior; strong boards; text block has clean exterior edges; pictorial endpapers; frontispiece; profusely illustrated; signed by author;.
Hensonville, NY: Black Dome Press, 1999. First Paperback Edition. Quarto: VG/no-DJ paperback: White spine with teal green text: Covers are clean with rubbing to edges, light fraying at corners, binding solid: Textblock exterior has some dust staining to tail edge else clean and page clean and unmarked: First Paperback Edition: 146 pp.
Denver: Sage Books, 1963. Quarto; VG/VG; hardcover; yellow spine with green text; book has clear, protective mylar covering; dust jacket has moderate marks and tears; boards are moderately age-tone with faded spine and black and brown spots at the rear; front paste down has an inscription; pages are slightly discolored but clean; 200p. Shelved in the Annex, Aisle B.
Nairobi: East African Railways and Harbours, 1957? Octavo; G/G-; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, blue with black print; DJ in mylar, edgewear, portion at bottom of spine torn away, tears across top edge and to flap folds, surface tear on spine, mild shelfwear, front flap clipped; Boards in green cloth with gold print, slight wear to spine caps, water stain to bottom portion of front and rear; Text block has spotting to edges, purple-tinted top edge, warp to bottom half of textblock, text is clean and tight; xii, 294 pages, illustrated (sepia plates).
Washington: A. O. P. Nicholson, 1855. Quarto; VG-; brown and black spine with gold text; boards are strongly age-toned with rubbing, bumping to the spines, edges and tips. Ex-US War Department Binding; bottom edges of boards are frayed; front free end-paper is slightly gnawed by bookworm to the tip; paste downs, free end papers have wrinkles and stains due to water damage; top, fore and bottom edges of book have foxing and are extremely discolored; pages are tanned, some bookworm damage, otherwise legible; 651p.
Forty Fort: Harold E. Cox, 1976. Octavo; G+; Paperback; Spine, white with blue print; Cover is illustrated with white print, slight bumps to corners, wear and small tears to spine ends, mild smudging/shelfwear; Text block clean and tight; 216 pages, illustrated, 3 folded maps (1 laid in after last page).
Washington: Beverley Tucker, Printer, 1857. First Edition. 4to., 134p., 85pp., 102pp., 114pp., iv, 64pp,; VG; dark brown blind-embossed boards, faded letters to spine; signs of repair to binding, with spine being rebacked, chipping to spine where rebacking is visible; some shelfwear and rubbing, particularly to corners; bump to middle of upper and lower edges of rear board; title page is misspelled, with the 'he' of 'the' missing; pages 51-54 of the botanical report slightly loose; 13 plates/2 woodcuts [lacking maps], 5 plates [complete], 16 plates [complete], plate XXIIa/b, XXVa/b, XLa, XLVI, LXII, LXVI, LXVIII, LXX, LXXIV, XXVI, XXXIV, I?, III, XXIX [complete]; Signature of former president Millard Filmore on front pastedown, with date of Oct. 25, 1859. Filmore (January 7, 1800 – March 8, 1874) was the 13th President of the United States (1850–53). Fillmore and his cabinet rode the first train from New York City to the shores of Lake Erie, and was a big proponent of a transcontinental railroad, urging Congress to authorize the federal funding for one.; This is the California/Oregon volume, with the report by Lieutenant Henry Abbot on the expedition, under the command of Lieutenant R.S. Williamson. They were attempting to find routes from the Sacramento Valley to the Columbia River. The first section described the routes and terrain, followed by sections on the geology, the botany, and the zoological report which included fishes, birds and mammals of the region.; JC consignment; shelved case 1.
Dixfield, Maine: Partridge Lane Publications, 1990. Reprinted. Small quarto; pp 129; G/paperback; sunned red spine with white text; covers have slight wear to edges; clean exterior; text block shows some rubbing wear to exterior; rubbed edges; interior clean; illustrated with black and white photographs; inscribed by author.
Natrona Heights, PA: Amusement Park Journal, 1984. Booklet [8x10]; pp 38; G-/paperback; covers have slight sunning to exterior; light smudges to exterior; pictorial exterior with red text to front; text block shows slight wear to exterior edges; interior clean; profusely illustrated with black and white photographs.
Wheaton (Illinois): The Traction Orange Company, 1965. Octavo; VG/VG-;hardcover; orange spine with white text; dust jacket has shelf-worn, clear plastic covering; and is extremely stained at the rear with tears and bumps at the corners; front hinge is weak and boards have slight bumps at the tips otherwise boards are clean and in tact; front and rear paste downs are minimally stained; title page of the book has an inscription; text block is moderately discolored at the fore edge; pages are clean; 147p. Shelved in the Annex, Aisle B.
Lynchburg, VA: Jack M. Jones, 1983. 10mo; pp 250; G/paperback; beige spine with black text; covers have slight wear to exterior; lightly sunned spine; tape mend to chip to front head edge; text block has minimal toning to exterior edges; interior clean; profusely illustrated; Shelved in the Annex, Aisle B.
Silver Spring, MD: Old Line Graphics, 1990. First Edition. Quarto; pp 128; G/G; gray spine with black text; dust jacket shows light sunning to exterior; moderate rubbing to corners; cloth has slight wear to exterior; bumped corners; strong boards; text block shows light wear to exterior edges; interior clean; profusely illustrated.
Chicago: 1912. Quarto; 2 volumes; Fair/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, brown with gold print, large portion of vol. 1 torn away; Boards in brown leather with gold print, worn exposed corners, scuffing to edges and boards, vol. I front board detached from volume and spine has large areas torn away, vol. II has tear to front hinge and tattering to spine caps; Text blocks have mild age-toning to paper; vol. I, vii, 201 pages, chiefly text but includes folded plates; vol. II,“Maps, profiles, plats, etc. to accompany Report on Wabash Railroad”, comprised of 36 folded plates.
Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin; Riverside Press, 1922. Second impression. Octavo; vg/none; dark blue cloth spine with gilt lettering; minor shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; light age-toning; spine, sunned; chipping; boards, rubbed; corners, wear; front boards, raised blind seal; else very good. shelve Railroads.
Archbold: The Toledo & Indiana Historical Railway, 1981. Quarto; VG/ VG-; hardcover; off-white spine with no text; dust jacket has minor tears at the front, top edge; it also has extreme stains at the rear; boards are solid and clean; rear paste down has a stamp of a book binding company; text block is slightly discolored but clean; 109p. Shelved in the Annex, Aisle B.
Denver: The World Press, Inc., 1971. Limited Edition. Large octavo; pp 488; VG-/G+; ivory spine with light brown and black text; number 125 of signed, limited, numbered copy; dust jacket has some light sunning to spine; light soiling to exterior, mostly to rear; mylar wraps; cloth has minimal wear to exterior; minor wear to corners; strong boards; text block shows slight toning to exterior edges; illustrated endpapers; illustrated in black and white and some in color; frontispiece with tissue guard; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
Denver, CO: The World Press, 1979. Limited Edition. Hardcover Imperial Octavo; VG/VG; DJ is clean with minimal shelf ware. Sunning on spine. Light age tone; Text block lightly age toned. Clean. Protective tissue on plates; pp 528. Additional shipping is needed for expedited / international orders. Book(s) too heavy/ large to ship via economy international shipping methods. For international/expedited orders, please inquire for rates.
Washingtonville, OH: Pine Lake Publishing, 2011. Small quarto; pp 92; VG/paperback; black comb spine; eggplant purple covers; covers have slight shelf wear to exterior; yellow text to front; text block shows minor wear to exterior edges; interior clean; profusely illustrated with color photographs; Shelved in the Annex, Aisle B.
Washingtonville, OH: M2FQ Publications, 2003. First Edition. Small Quarto; pp 114; G/paperback; yellowish brown spine with brown text; this volume only; covers show noticeable wear to spine, as is; light curled fore corners; some general rubbing wear to rear panel, as is; intact panels; text block has mild wear to exterior edges; interior clean; profusely illustrated;.