Trains & Railways
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.
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.
Lynchburg: TLC Publishing, Inc. 1994. Quarto; VG-/no-DJ; Light gray spine with blue text; Boards have slight wear on exterior such as lightly rubbed front but otherwise clean exterior with strong, intact panels; sticker on rear; Text block has lightly ivory toned exterior edges with some slight foxing on first & last few pages, however text pages are clean with tight binding; pp 204. Additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
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.
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.
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.
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).
Poole & Dorset: Blandford Press, 1985. Small Quarto; VG/G+; Black spine with red/white & blue text; Dust jacket shows slight shelf wear such as lightly sunned exterior with sticker on front and minor rubbing otherwise; Cloth is clean with strong panels; Text block has minimal shelf wear with unmarked pages and tight binding; pp 176.
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.
San Diego: A.S. Barnes and Co., Inc. 1980. first edition. Small Quarto; VG/G-; Black spine with pink text; Dust jacket has small tears along edges with heavily rubbed fore edge and rubbing & soiling exterior, mostly on rear; Cloth has moderate rubbing along edges, however panels are clean and strong; Text block has only slight smudges on fore edge exterior, otherwise text pages are clean and binding is tight; pp 212.
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].
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.