Trains & Railways
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.
New York: The Fairfax Press, 1989. Small Quarto; VG-/G; Off-white spine with black & red text; Dust jacket has lightly rubbed and smudged exterior with light age toning, price clipped flap; Boards have slightly rubbed edges, but panels are clean and strong; Text block has slight shelf wear, otherwise pages are clean with tight binding; pp 255.
New York: Bramhall House, 1971. Second printing [b]. Quarto; vg/fair+; dj, orange spine with white text; HB, brown cloth spine with copper text; ex libris, inscribed; minor shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; 310 pp.; 369 photos, drawings, elevations, tables, maps and figures; endpapers, orange maps; binding shaken; dj, extensive chipping and tears; previously mended; sunned; else very good.
New Jersey: Parlor Car Enterprises, 1988. Reprint. Reprint; Quarto; VG-/no-DJ (paperback); Spine is thin and white with black text; Covers have general edge wear, some small marks, rubbing to corners, joints and hinges are strong, some creases; Text block has general signs of handling, binding is strong, content is clear; pp 96; Additional shipping cost may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions.
Littleton, MA: Flying Yankee Enterprises, 1986. Softbound Edition. Qto. VG/ - no DJ.smooth softcover. sunny glossy yellow spine with uppercase red titling with mild rubbing and wear to spine ends. pictorial covers in bright color, profusely illustrated with text detail among the two-column arrangement of textblock per sheet. few images in color are striking among the many b/w images. 274 pp. ISBN# 0961557435.
New York: Quadrant Press, Inc. 1972. First impression of revised & expanded edition. Quarto; G+/no-DJ paperback; Peach spine with black text; Covers show slight shelf wear due to age such as lightly sunned exterior with some rubbing on exterior and at edges, but overall intact; Text block has minor shelf wear along exterior edges, inside pages are unmarked and binding is tight; pp 136.
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.
Berkeley: Howell-North, 1959. Quarto; VG/G+; illustrated/red spine, white text; jacket has protective mylar cover, stains, chipping and creasing around edges, open tear at spine head; boards are strong; textblock is age toned, small label from previous owner on half title page, otherwise clean; pp 382.
Berkeley, Calif. Howell-North Books, 1966. 1966. First edition; Volume ii only, Quarto; VG/no-DJ; Spine Black w/ gold text; Covers have shelf wear and fraying on lower corners; Front free end paper has Christmas inscription and previous owners name; Text block has foxing on upper edge face, otherwise clean and tight. pp. 466-976.
Cuaauhtemoc, Mexico: Ferrocarrils Nacionales de Mexico, 1987. First Edition. Quarto; VG/VG; Blue and Green illustrated spine with orange titles; slight bumping of book and DJ at top and bottom of spine, rubbing/bumping at corners, otherwise very good; History of Mexican railroad lines; Text in Spanish; 272 pp.
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.
Mt. Eliza, Victoria, Australia: Scancolor (Australia) Pty. Ltd. 2005. Thin saddle-stitch binding, with thread; vg/wraps; glossy green covers with pictorials on both sides surrounded by white text; text block, clean; B/W and color photos of "Puffing Billy" making its way through the Dandenong Ranges, past the Emerald Lake Park, to the terminus at Gembrook (Victoria, Australia).
Cambridge: Cornell Maritime Press, Inc. 1963. First edition. Small Quarto; VG-/G-; Black/off-white spine with off-white text; Dust jacket has lightly rubbed and smudged exterior with minor edge wear, price clipped front flap; Boards have slightly rubbed edges and age toned exterior, but panels are clean and strong; Text block has slight age toned edges and on first/last few pages, otherwise pages are clean with tight binding; pp 210.
London: Locomotive Publishing Co. no date given. no edition given. 8vo, VG-/none, green spine w/ black title: shelfwear; foxing on text block edges & end papers; gutter cracked at title page, a page (half title?) may be missing; top corner of ffep cut off; interior clean & bright. Ink writing & bookplate on ffep.
Mahomet: Changnon Rails, 1998. First. Small quarto; VG-/VG-; white spine with black text; dustjacket is clean with light edgewear, light creasing along spine; boards are strong and clean with light bumping to corners; textblock is clean; 443pp. [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].
Mahomet, IL: Stanley A. Changnon, 1997. US Printing. slim Qto. VG+/ - no DJ. slim glossy white wraps spine with black uppercase titling. glossy pictorial montage on softcover front, smooth wraps exterior both panels. INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR ON TITLE PAGE. volume is just lightly skimmed, corners have just a touch of wear. more than 240 b/w photographs and 20 color photos. clear and excellent inside and out. 216 pp. ISBN# 1096318114.
New York: MacMillan, 1929. First Edition. Octavo; VG-/no-DJ hardcover; Red spine with black text; Boards strong, minimal rubbing to corners, discoloration to head of spine, small staining on top of rear cover, very faint stains on middle portions of both boards; Textblock age-toned, soiling to front/rear end papers, some minor stains through pages; 183pp.
New York: Bonanza Books, 1978. Quarto: VG-/VG-: Black spine with white text: DJ has age toning, some light soiling, general shelfwear: boards are strong with rubbing/discoloration to edges, previous owner's bookplate on front paste down, binding tight: Textblock exterior has some light age toning as do some pages, front free page has date written in ink, rest of pages unmarked: 320 pp.
Forty Fort, PA: Harold E. Cox, 1977. Quarto: VG-/no-DJ paperback: Thin saddle stitched spine, back cover white, front cover green and blue with no text: Covers have age toning, rubbing to edges, small chip at head of spine,some stains to back cover, binding in good condition: Textblock is clean: 96 pp.
Nebraska: George R. Cockle and Associates, 1975. First Edition. Reprint; Quarto; VG/no-DJ; Spine is black with white text; Boards have general edge wear, some wear to edges and bumping to corners, joints and hinges are strong; Text block has general signs of handling, some areas of discoloring, binding is strong, content is clear; pp 232; Additional shipping cost may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions.
New Jersey: Morning Sun Books, 1994. Reprint. Reprint; Quarto; VG+/No-DJ; Spine is blue with white text; Boards have general shelf wear, some rubbing to corners, joints and hinges are strong; Text block has general signs of handling, binding is strong, age-toning to edges, content is clear; pp 127; Additional shipping cost may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions.