Colesville, MD: National Capital Trolley Museum, 2001. First Edition. Small Quarto; pp 444; VG-/G; gray/purple/blue spine with black text; dust jacket shows some shelf wear to exterior; light sunned exterior; cloth has minimal wear to exterior; strong boards; text block has little wear to exterior edges; pictorial endpapers; frontispiece; slight cracking gutter at frontispiece; interior clean; profusely illustrated; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders;.
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London: Constable and Company Ltd, 1953. Octavo; VG/G-Hardcover; Cream spine with blue text; Heavy shelf wear and age to dust jacket, two inch open tear to corners, chipping along edges and sides, closed two inch tear near spine head, rubbing along surfaces, foxing along flaps; Moderate wear to boards, fading and rubbing along edges, jacket protected in transparent cover; Binding cocked, previous owner's inscription, bookshop price label on front free end page, heavy age toned spotting along paste-downs, free-end pages,title and publisher pages; Heavy spotting along exterior text block and to side edges of all pages, otherwise text block clean; 175 pp; Shelved in the Annex, Aisle B.
London: The Railway Publishing Co. Ltd., 1945. Octavo; VG-hardcover with no dust jacket; grey tape-bound spine with no text; boards are edge worn with slight bumps at the tips; joint between pp.40-41 is slightly broken; text block is moderately age-toned with deckled, fore edge but clean and legible;136p. Shelved in the Annex, Aisle B.
Strasburg, PA: The Baggage Car, 1974. Small quarto; pp 131; G-/paperback; sunned yellow spine with red text; spiral binding under spine exterior; full title: Vermont's Covered Bridge Road: The Story of the St. Johnsbury and Lamoille County Railroad; covers show moderate wear to exterior; slight rubbing to edges; text block shows slight shelf wear to exterior edges; interior clean; profusely illustrated with black and white photographs and drawings.
Milwaukee: Kalmbach Publishing Co., 1986. Third Edition. Oblong Octavo; pp 240; VG-/paperback; blue spine with off-white text; covers have lightly sunned exterior; intact panels; text block shows light toning to exterior edges; illustrated inside covers; interior clean; profusely illustrated; good overall condition;.
Gwernaffield, UK: Adit Publications, 2003. Small quarto; pp 82; G/paperback; light blue spine with blue text; covers have slight wear to exterior; light toning toward edges; sticker residue to rear; text block has minimal toning to exterior edges; interior clean; illustrated; Shelved in the Annex, Aisle B.
St. Paul, MN: Grenadier Publications, 2015. 172/250. Small Quarto; pp 315; VG/VG; blue spine with white text; first printing; numbered, limited edition; dust jacket clean; cloth clean; text block clean; frontispiece; profusely illustrated; signed by the authors; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders;.
London: Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1970. Thick Octavo; VG/VG Hardcover; Sunned burgundy trees image on spine; Heavy shelf wear to dust jacket, chipping along spine, 3 inch open tear at base, half inch tear at upper spine corner and 2 inch tear at upper spine side of jacket, dj now protected in mylar cover; Moderate age and wear to burgundy boards, bumping at corners, fraying along sides and edges, minor crease at front corner of board, binding slightly cocked, moisture creasing to corners and edges of pages; Toning to text block exterior, text block clean, vivid and clear grey-scale illustrations; SBN 710066740 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].
Canton, OH: Railhead Publications, 1993. Rectangular Octavo: VG/no-DJ wraps: White saddle stitched spine with no text: Covers show minimal shelfwear and some slight scuffing, bump in bottom corner: Textblock is clean and free of markings, tears, folds etc., many black and white photographs of the subject matter: 80 pp.
Indianapolis: Council for Local History, 1959. Octavo; G; Paperback; Spine, white plastic comb binding; Cover is white, illustrated with blue print, edgewear to oversized cover, some tears to spine comb perforations, smudging, shelfwear; Text block clean and tight; 158 pages, frontispiece, illustrated (b&w), folded map in rear pocket.
London: The Locomotive Publishing Company, Limited, 1930. Octavo; VG-/Hardcover; Light blue spine with gilt text; Moderate shelf wear and age to covers, creasing to front and rear exterior corners, minor rubbing along surfaces, boards are bowed; Binding cocked, publishers insert attached to front free end page, 1930 Times Literary supplement on Historic Railway article attached to end paste down, LMS Station Centenary posting on free end page with previous owner's date inscription, traveling by the railway insert, [SIGNED BY AUTHOR] on title page, heavy age toning to pages; Age toning and light foxing to text block exterior, text block clean, vivid and clear grey-scale and color illustrations; 192 pp See four photos for details.
Boston: Gambit, 1973. First Edition. Octavo; G Hardcover w/ Fair Dustjacket; White spine with Black text; Dustjacket has large open tears along spine edges, open tear along spine, closed tear along spine, closed tear along head edge of front cover, 3 closed tears along tail edge of front cover, closed tears along head edge of rear cover, open tears along tail edge of rear cover, large closed tear along tail edge of rear cover, small closed tears along tail edge of rear cover, open tear along bottom corner of rear cover, open tears along top corners of both covers, heavy edgewear, moderate shelfwear; Boards strong, bumping to corners, rubbing to corners, stains to both covers, moderate edgewear, moderate shelfwear; Textblock has foxing throughout textblock, brown mark on rear endpaper; 136 pp.
Reading, PA: The Historical Society of Berks County, 1983. Small quarto; pp 271; G/no-DJ; light magenta pink spine with gilt text; this volume only; cloth shows light sunning to spine; some slight scratches to front; minor wear to edges; slightly bowed boards; text block shows light foxing to head exterior edge; small smudge to ffep; interior clean; frontispiece; illustrated.
San Marino: Golden West Books, 1985. Octavo; VG/VG-Hardcover; Pink spine with black text; Heavy shelf wear to dust jacket, small tears along head front edge, 2 inch open tear to base of edges, chipping and fraying along sides of jacket; Moderate age wear to boards, fraying at spine base and corners, binding solid; Text block clean, vivid grey scale illustrations; 442 pp.
Auckland, New Zealand: Sean Millar, 2007. Second Edition. Octavo: VG/no-DJ paperback: Saddle stitched white spine with no text, two staples: Covers are clean with some light shelfwear, slight fraying at corners: Textblock is clean, pages are bright and free of markings, folds or tears: Second edition 2007, reprinted 2008 from original edition in 2004: 50 pp.
New York: D. Appleton-Century Company, 1941. Octavo; VG-/G; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, blue with yellow and white print; DJ in mylar, edgewear, smudging, slight surface tears; Boards in tan cloth with gold print on a black ground, slight wear to corners and spine caps, else clean and strong; Text block has blue-tinted top edge, mild peripheral tanning to endpapers, else clean and tight; xvii, 204 pages, illustrated (including b&w plates).
Baltimore and London: The Johns Hopkins University, 1995. First Edition. Octavo; pp 367; VG/VG; pinkish beige and black pictorial spine with white text; dust jacket has minimal wear to exterior; cloth is clean; strong boards; text block has very light wear to exterior edges; brown endpapers; interior clean; frontispiece; profusely illustrated.
Chicago: Central Electric Railfans' Association, 1958. Small quarto; pp 174; G/paperback; dark blue spine with ivory text; spiral binding under spine exterior; this part only; black and white pictorial covers; slight age toning to cover exteriors; minor chipping to corners; text block shows slight shelf wear to exterior edges; interior lightly toned; intact binding; profusely illustrated with black and white photographs and drawings.
Milwaukee: A Kalmbach Publication, 1969. Octavo (oblong); G+/G; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, white with yellow and black print; DJ has edgewear, one-inch tear at front lower corner, light age-toning; Boards in green cloth with gold print, mild blemishes to lower front edge and spine tail, else clean and strong; Text block clean and tight, light age-toning to paper; 127 pages, frontispiece, illustrated (b&w).
Union Bridge, MD: Western Maryland Railway Historical Society, 2011. First Edition. Octavo: VG/no-DJ hardbacks: One spine red with black text, other spine tan with black text: Boards are strong, light rubbing to edges and some minor scuff marks, both volumes have small bumps to head edges, bindings are tight: Textblock exterior is clean and pages free of markings, folds or tears: First Edition: Vol I-176 pp; Vol II- 208 pp.
New York: Jas. H. Oliphant & Co., 1908. 10mo; pp 376; G/no-DJ; dark green spine with gilt text; cloth has some soiling to exterior; rubbing wear to corners; sticker residue to spine; strong boards; text block shows slight age toning to exterior edges; interior has light stains to first few pages; previous owner's name to ffep;.
Westmoreland: R.W. Nimke, 1990. Small Quarto; G+/no-DJ; Black spine with white text; Boards are slightly sunned on exterior with moderately rubbed and scratched exterior with wear at edges & corners, otherwise panels are sturdy & intact; Text block shows minor age toning with unmarked pages and good, tight binding; pp 200. Additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders. Signed by author.
Manchester: Electric Railway Historial Society, No Date Given. Reprint; Quarto; VG/no-DJ (paperback); Spine is thin red and white, no text, held to text block with two staples; Covers are edge worn, yellowing and foxing to spine and back cover; Text block is age toned, general signs of handing, content is clear; pp 63.
San Marino, CA: Golden West Books, 1982. Reprinted. Quarto; pp 160; G/G; white spine with black, red and blue text; dust jacket shows light shelf wear to exterior; small sticker to front; mylar wraps; cloth has slight wear to exterior; light bumping edges; strong boards; text block shows light wear to exterior edges; pictorial endpapers; frontispiece; interior clean; profusely illustrated.
Lakewood, Colorado: Western Guideways, 1982. fifteenth printing. Octavo; pp 141; VG-/no-DJ paperback; beige spine without text; covers show minimal wear to exterior and edges, light sun fading to rear, minor rubbing to fore edges, panels are strong and intact; text block shows slight wear to exterior, interior clean; signed by author.
Newton: David & Charles, 1970. Octavo; VG/VG-Hardcover; Sunned spine is cream with railway image; Moderate shelf wear to dust jacket, otherwise intact, jacket now protected in transparent, thin cover; Boards are bowed, clean and strong, minor crease at front tail edge; Age toning to text block exterior, text block clean, grey scale illustrations; 379 pp; Shelved in the Annex, Aisle B.
Mifflintown, PA: Juniata County Historical Society, 1995. Small quarto; pp 124; VG-/paperback; beige spine with brick red text; covers have slight wear to exterior; slight chipping to center fore edge; lightly toning to spine; text block shows light wear to exterior edges; light wear to interior; profusely illustrated with paintings and maps; Shelved in the Annex, Aisle B.
Philadelphia: J.W. Daughaday, Publisher, 1863. 10mo; pp 288; Fair/no-DJ; green spine with gilt text; original publisher's cloth shows some rubbing to exterior; blind-stamped borders to panels; noticeable wear to corners; text block shows slight age darkened exterior edges; cocked spine; frontispiece with tissue guard; newspaper articles adhered to endpapers with offset to facing pages; cracking to gutter at pp 132-133; light moisture staining to ffeps, mostly toward spine, condition noted; some minor smudges to some pages throughout; previous owner's name to front pastedown;.
Omaha: Simmons-Boardman Publishing Corporation, 1982. 12mo; pp 291; G/no-DJ paperback; teal blue spine with white text; covers have slight scratches to panels, two creases to front tail fore edge, minor wear to fore corners; text block shows light wear to exterior edges, brown streaks to first few pages, clean text interior;.