Trains & Railways
Chicago: Central Electric Railfans' Association, 1958. Bulletin 101. Quarto; pp 174; G/no-DJ paperback; dark blue spine with ivory text; covers have slight sun fading to exterior, small tears and chipping to spine head and tail edges, minor wear to fore corners, slight tacky feel to front panel; text block shows slight wear to exterior edge, covered spiral binding, lightly age toning to interior;.
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.
Ramsey: The Model Craftsman Publishing Company, 1944. Small Quarto; G-/no-DJ paperback; red spine w/o text; this book only; covers have slightly sunned & moderately rubbed exterior; tape mends along spine; head spine edge has tear; small dings & frays along edges w/ intact panels; text block has bent & split tail fore edge; text pages are lightly age toned w/ light soiling on first & last few pages; exterior edges of block has darkened slightly; pages are intact; pp 72.
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.
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.
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: 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;.
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.
New York: E.P. Dutton & Co, Inc. 1947. second printing. Large octavo; VG-/no-DJ; tan spine with gilt text on a black bar; cloth is moderately rubbed on exterior due to handling; minor wear along edges; panels are intact and strong; text pages shows slight wear on exterior edges; light foxing on first & last few pages; pages have good, secure binding; quite good condition; pp 367.
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.
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.
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.
Worcester, Mass. Worcester Regional Transit Authority, 1985. Small quarto; pp 48; VG-/no-DJ paperback; red spine without text; former association stickers to front panel, minor wear to edges, slight rubbing to exterior; text block shows light wear to exterior edge, tight binding, light ivory toning to interior;.
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].
Euclid: Transit House, Inc. 1971. Large octavo; G-/no-DJ paperback; off-white spine with red & green text; covers have slightly age toned exterior; lightly rubbed edges w/fraying at spine edges; cracking crease along spine; panels are intact; text block shows slight wear on exterior edges due to age & handling; slight cracking along front hinge & first page; cracking along binding at pp 62-63; pages are unmarked; pp 152.
Waukesha: Kalmbach Publishing Co. 1991. third printing. Small quarto; G+/no-DJ paperback; green spine with white text; covers are lightly age toned with light wear on exterior; sticker on front minor edge wear; panels are intact and sturdy; text block has light wear along exterior edges; pages are unmarked w/tight binding; pp 184.
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.