Trains & Railways
Washington: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1912. Large Octavo; pp 440; Fair/no-DJ; navy spine with silver text; cloth shows moderately rubbed exterior; slight sunning to exterior; some fraying wear to corners; text block has slight age toning to exterior edges; previous owner's bookplate to front pastedown; cracking to front gutter; illustrated; light pencil.
Baltimore: The Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Historical Society, 1983. Booklet; VG-/no-DJ paperback; Black comb spine without text; Covers are slightly sunned & rubbed on exterior but are intact without defect; two small stickers on front; Text block has just slight wear due to handling with otherwise clean pages and tight binding.
Lancaster, PA: Benjamin F.G. Kline, Jr., 1982. Small quarto; pp 199; VG-/G-; white spine with black text; dust jacket has slight soiling to exterior; light sunning to spine; mylar wraps; cloth has light sunning to spine; clean and strong boards; text block shows minor wear to exterior edges; pictorial endpapers; previous owner's name to verso of ffep; illustrated with many photographs,charts and scale drawings.
Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott Company, 1897. Octavo; pp 86; G/no-DJ; dark green spine without text; cloth shows light sunning to exterior; spine shows slight darkening; some rubbing to corners and spine edges; text block has light wear to exterior edges; dark green endpapers; light toning to interior; frontispiece; illustrated; previous owner's name to verso of ffep; light pencil.
Hopewell, New Jersey: PTJ Publishing, Inc., 1975. Large octavo; pp 64; VG-/no-DJ paperback; green scenic spine without text; covers have light wear to panels, slight sun-faded tone to exterior, minor wear to edges; text block shows light age toning to exterior edge, light browning to head edge of first and last few pages;.
Albany, NY: Wynkoop Hallenbeck Crawford, State Printers, 1896. 8vo., 1024 pp., VG-; black cloth boards, copper lettering to spine; overall wear to boards with scattered superficial material loss, bumping to corners; starting hinge between title page and p. 3, boards somewhat shaken, binding sturdy; bumping to head and tail of spine, cloth torn to back towards head, lettering faded yet legible, "VOL. 1 / 1896" stated to tail; age-toning/foxing to text-block, creasing to bottom corners of pp. 41-171 visible from text-block; mild age-toning and scattered foxing/other minor imperfections to interior, text clear and legible; though header of report to p. 3 states State of New York Assembly "No. 53" in session Feb. 11, 1896, no other page other than p. 7 does it also state "No. 53," all other pages state "No. 98"; lacks VOL. 2: text to p. 1024 ends abruptly, pagination likely continuous between the two vols.; shelved Case 1.
St. Louis, MO: National Chemigraph Company, n.d. Reprinted. Booklet [8x10]; pp 721; VG-/paperback; black spine without text; originally published in 1895, this edition is not dated; full title: The St. Louis Union Station: A Monograph by the Architect and Officers of the Terminal Railroad Association of St. Louis; covers have slight wear to exterior, light crease to front; gilt text and border to front; text block shows light wear to exterior edges; previous owner's name to inside front cover; interior clean; profusely illustrated with photographs and drawings.
n.p. National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior, 1974. Small Quarto; G/no-DJ paperback; brownish-green spine with off-white text; covers have moderately rubbed & scratched exterior; minor rubbing wear along edges; panels are sturdy & secure; text block has lightly age toned exterior edges; slight cracking along front & rear hinges, but still attached.
New York: National Railway Publication Companyy, 1972. facsimile reprint. Large octavo; G/no-DJ paperback; off-white spine with black text; originally published June 1893 by Sheridan Printing Company, Inc.covers have some wear on exterior w/ slightly curling corners; lightly rubbed edges; panels are intact; text block shows slight wear on exterior edges due to handling; cracking along binding at pp 442-443; pages are unmarked; pp 896.
Alpha, NJ: Sheridan Printing Company, Inc., 1972. Facsimile Reprint. Octavo; pp 896; Fair/paperback; beige spine with black text; covers have rubbed edges; some soiling to exterior; minor chips to edges; text block shows some wear to exterior edges; interior clean; illustrated with maps and drawings.
New York: Clarkson N. Potter, Inc,/Publishers, 1977. First edition. Small Quarto; pp 135; G-/Poor; Sun faded blue spine with red text; dust jacket has severe wear to exterior; cloth has slight sunning to exterior, chipping to corners; text block shows slight age toning to exterior edges, slight smudges to fore edge of pp 29-30;.
Omaha: Simmons-Boardman, 1979. First Edition. Second Printing. Previous owners inscription on front pasteboard. Octavo; VG-/no-DJ hardcover; Green spine with gold text; Boards strong, minor rubbing to corners/spine, thin yellow mark on middle of front board; Textblock shows faint spotting on exterior fore edge; Binding strong; 240pp.
Palmyra, New Jersey: The West Jersey Chapter of the National Railway Historical Society, 1994. Hardcover Imperial Octavo; VG/VG; DJ in protective archival cover. Shows general shelf ware. 12 3/4 inch closed tear running from front cover to back cover. Smaller closed tears elsewhere on DJ. Rubbing on corners.otherwise fine; Boards are clean, bumping on corners. Spines slightly cocked; Text block lightly age toned. Clean. Text and photos are legible and clear; pp 488. 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.
1985. reprint. Booklet; VG-/no-DJ paperback; Originally published in 1952, this reprint is from 1985; Covers have slight shelf wear just light rubbing on exterior and minor edge wear, however panels are intact; sticker on rear; Text block shows slight wear on exterior edges due to age and handling with unmarked pages and tight binding; pp 90.
Berkeley: Howell-North, 1959. First Edition. Octavo; VG-/VG-; red spine, white text; dust jacket has significant edgewear, chipping along top and bottom edges, rubbing on front and rear covers, marker on interior front; boards strong, minor bumping on top corners; text block age toned, browning on title page, loose pages inserted; 382pp.
Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1961. Large Octavo; pp 574; VG/G; yellow spine with black and red text; dust jacket shows slight sunning to exterior; minor wear to edges; light toning to rear; mylar wraps; cloth has slight sunning to exterior; slight wear to edges; strong boards; text block has slight toning to exterior edges; pictorial endpapers; profusely illustrated; light toning to interior.
Berkeley: Howell-North Books, 1962. 22/1250. Small quarto; pp 380; VG-/no-DJ; gray spine with gilt text; orange pictorial slipcase has moderately worn edges; signed, limited Timberline Edition; slightly sunned exterior; cloth shows slight wear to exterior; light rubbing to edges; strong boards; mylar wraps; text block shows light wear to exterior edges; interior clean; pictorial endpapers; frontispiece; map in pouch at rear; profusely illustrated; signed by authors.
New York: E.P. Dutton & Co., Inc., Publishers, 1953. Limited Collector's Edition. Large octavo; pp 367; G/G-; black spine with yellow text; dust jacket has some rubbing to exterior; some chipping to edges; cloth has slight sunning to exterior; strong boards; mylar wraps; text block shows slight wear to exterior edges; previous owner's name to front pastedown; illustrated with numerous photographs; signed by author and photographer.
New York, Toronto: Rinehart & Company, Inc., 1957. 325/400. Large Octavo; pp 304; G+/no-DJ; sunned red spine with gilt text; limited mainline edition; black slipcase shows some chipping to edges; yellow label to spine; cloth has slight wear to exterior; color illustration to paper to front; strong boards; mylar wraps; text block shows light foxing to exterior edges; pictorial endpapers; numerous photographs; interior ivory toned; signed by authors.
Berkeley, CA: Howell-North, 1958. Limited Edition (497/850). Quarto, 224 pages; VG-; fully bound in black cloth, spine and front cover have gilt lettering; binding has minimal wear along the top and bottom edges, has minor rubbing on both boards, has minor detachment at several spots; pages have minor blotching along the top edge; profusely illustrated, illustrated endpapers; housed in black publisher's slipcase; signed by both authors on the limitation page; shelved case 12.
New York: Angus Sinclair Co., Publishers, 1912. Octavo; pp 157; G/no-DJ; dark brown spine with gilt text; cloth shows some scratches to exterior; rubbing to corners and edges; strong boards; text block has slight age toning to exterior edges; dark brown endpapers; light toning to interior; illustrated; good condition.
Milwaukee: Milwaukee Road Railfans Association, Inc., 1985. Booklet [8x10]; pp 78; G/paperback; silver spine without text; covers show slight rubbing to exterior; moderate wear to edges; text block shows slight shelf wear to exterior edges; light foxing to first and last few pages; profusely illustrated with black and white photographs and line drawings.
New Jersey: Railroad Avenue Enterprises, 1985. Reprint. Reprint; Quarto; VG/no-DJ (paperback); Spine is thin and white, bound with two staples, with no text; Covers have general edge wear, some age-toning and small marks, creasing to upper right front cover, joints and hinges are strong; Text block has general signs of handling, binding is strong, content is clear; pp 71; Additional shipping cost may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions.
Milwaukee: A Kalmbach Publication, 1962. Quarto; VG/VG-;hardcover; gray and black spine with white text; dust jacket is severely edge worn with tears on the spine, tears to the corners and stains at the rear; boards has minimal rubbings at the head and tail of the spine and minor bumping to the corners; text block has minor age-tone but clean; 224p.
Colorado Springs: Century One Press, 1980. Small quarto; pp 160; VG-/G; ivory spine with black text; dust jacket has slight sunning to exterior; some rubbing to edges; mylar wraps; cloth has lightly sunned exterior; strong boards; text block shows light toning to exterior edges; illustrated with many photographs; interior clean.
Philadelphia: Wm. Bromwell and Wm. White Smith, 1855. First Edition. Octavo, 432 pages; VG-; bound in publisher's embossed green leather, gilt lettering and tooling to spine, gilt and blind stamping to boards; some rubbing and wear to boards; marbled endpapers; all edges of text block gilt; with fifteen engraved full-page scenes, numerous smaller engravings; shelved case 12.
Lingfield: The Oakwood Press, 1962. Octavo; VG/G-Hardcover; Cream and green spine with white text; Heavy shelf wear to dust jacket, fraying along sides, edges and corners, bumping at corners, boards are lightly bowed; Moderate shelf wear and age to boards, rubbing to corners, binding tight, foxing along rear paste-down joint ; Text block clean, vivid grey-scale illustrations; 215 pp.
United Kingdom: The Oakwood Press, 2002. Reprinted. Octavo; pp 626; VG-/VG-; army green spine with yellow and white text; full title: The Festiniog Railway: A History of the Narrow Gauge Railway Linking the Slate Quarries of Blaenau Ffestiniog with Portmadoc, North Wales: Together with Outline Histories of Quarry Undertakings Connected to the Railway, 1800-1974, Vol. 2 - Locomotives, Rolling Stock and Quarry Feeders; this volume only; dust jacket shows light sunning to exterior; minor bumping to edges; cloth has mild wear to exterior; light sunning to spine; strong boards; text block has minimal wear to exterior edges; interior clean; illustrated with black and white photographs and drawings; illustrated endpapers.