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Ocklawaha: BrassGuide, Publishing Partners International, 2007. Quarto; VG; Paperback; Spine, black with gold print; Cover is clean and bright; Text block clean and tight; 520 pages. [NOTE: Oversized book(s). Additional postage necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy International shipping unavailable due to size/weight restrictions. For international/expedited customers, please inquire for rates.].
Chicago: Central Electric Railfans' Association, 1973. Quarto (oblong); G+/G; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, brown with white print; DJ has edgewear, closed tear to rear top edge and to front top edge, wear to hinges, light shelfwear, price-clipped; Boards in brown cloth with gold print, bump to spine tail, cracked front hinge; Text block clean and tight; vii, 248 pages, illustrated (b&w). [Oversized book(s). Additional postage necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy International shipping unavailable due to size/weight restrictions. For international/expedited customers, please inquire for rates.].
Quincy: Granite Railway Company, 1926. Octavo; G/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, brown without print; Boards in grey paper and brown cloth, wear to corners and spine caps, slight smudging to front; Text block has owner label on front pastedown, spine break at page 11, else clean interior; 29 pages, frontispiece, illustrated (b&w plates).
New York: Arno Press, 1969. Quarto; Originally published, Interborough Rapid Transit Company, New York, 1904; G+/G-; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, white with black print; DJ has tears to edges and flap fold corners, tanning to spine, shelfwear; Boards in green cloth with gold print, slight wear to spine tail, else clean and strong; Text block clean and tight; 150 pages, frontispiece, illustrated (b&w). This book is part of the overstocked 15's, kept in Room X.
New York: The National Railway Publication Company, 1941. Octavo; G; Paperback; Spine, cream with black print; Cover has light edgewear, light surface tears to front hinge, mild toning to spine, slight creasing on spine, else clean and bright; Text block clean and tight; xvi, 1536 pages, illustrated (b&w maps).
New York: The National Railway Publication Company, 1916. Octavo; G-; Paperback; Spine, cream with black print; Cover has light edgewear, light surface tears to front hinge, mild toning to spine, slight creasing on spine, small tear at top of spine and at front top fore corner, spine breaks at p. 896 and p. 1054; Text block clean and tight; xl, 1600 pages, illustrated (b&w maps).
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 in Allan's office.
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.
Boston: New York Graphic Society, 1977. First Edition. Small Quarto; pp 287; G/G; blue spine with white and black text; dust jacket has mild wear to exterior; light rubbing to edges; cloth show minor rubbing to corners, otherwise clean; sturdy boards; text block has light shelf wear to exterior edges; interior clean; profusely illustrated;.
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.
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.
Berkeley, CA: Howell-North, 1957. First Edition. Octavo, 84 pages; VG/VG-; full binding of printed blue buckram; spine faded red with white lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering; fading to spine; small closed tears to back of dust jacket; small chip missing from dust jacket spine crown; contains full color and black and white photos; signed flat by Beebe at half title; pages clean; shelved Extra Tall Books.
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.
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;.
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; Shelved in the Annex, Aisle B.
Victoria: B.C. Railway Historical Association, assisted by the British Columbia Heritage Trust, 1982. Octavo; G; Paperback; Spine, tan with black print; Cover has peripheral toning, slight spotting, slight edgewear; Text block clean and tight, age-toning to paper; 99 pages, frontispiece, illustrated (b&w plates).
New York: D. Appleton & Company, Inc., 1871. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 242; VG-; full bound in brown cloth, spine has gilt tooling and lettering; profusely illustrated with several inlaid plates and five large folded plates; binding has minor wear along the top and bottom edges, spine has minor discoloration from sun exposure, has bumping on the fore edge corners; pages have dust build up along the top edge, have tearing and tape on the large folded plates; housed in a dark red slip case; shelved case 12.
San Diego: A.S. Barnes and Company, Inc., 1980. First Edition. Small Quarto; pp 212; VG/G; black spine with pinkish beige text; includes tipped in photographs by previous owner; dust jacket shows mild rubbing to edges; lightly soiled rear; cloth clean; text block clean; previous owner's label to ffep; frontispiece; profusely illustrated;.
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].
Newton Abbot: David & Charles, 1988. Revised and Updated Edition. Octavo; VG/VG Hardcover in 'as is' condition; Brick red spine with image of a road and cream text; Light shelf wear to dust jacket, minor rubbing to surfaces, light age toning around edges on back jacket cover; Boards are strong and clean, gilt text on spine, binding solid,age toning to pages; Age toning to text block exterior, text block clean, vivid grey scale illustrations; 218 pp.
Burbank, CA: Superior Publishing Company, 1989. Quarto; pp 231; VG-/paperback; brown spine with ivory white text; covers have only light wear to edges; exterior clean; intact panels; text block shows mild shelf wear to exterior edges; interior clean; frontispiece; slight defect to front and rear gutters; profusely illustrated;.
Carson City NV: Virginia & Truckee Railroad Historical Society, 2013. Booklet [8x12]; pp 43; VG-/paperback; white covers with pictorial exteriors and multicolored text; intact panels; clean exterior; text block has mild wear to exterior edges; interior clean; profusely illustrated; Shelve next to 15's Ephemera Box #8.
Washingtonville, OH: M2FQ Publications, 2007. First Edition, Second Printing. Small quarto; pp 72; G+/paperback; covers have moderate wear to exterior; light sticker residue to front; text block shows light wear to exterior edges; light wear to interior; profusely illustrated; Shelved in the Annex, Aisle B.
London: Effingham Wilson, 1872. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 147 pages; VG-; fully bound in red cloth; front cover and spine have gilt lettering; binding has minor wear along the top and bottom edges and has minor detachment on the first and last endpapers; pages clear; illustrated with several plates with tissue guards;.
Edmonds, WA: Pacific Fast Rail, 1975. Oblong Octavo; pp 248; G/G; light blue pictorial spine with red and black text; slipcase with toning toward edges; intact panels; some wear to corners; dust jacket has light toning toward edges; lightly sunned spine; price clipped front flap; cloth has some sunning to exterior; strong boards; text block shows light toning to exterior edges; pictorial endpapers; frontispiece; interior clean; profusely illustrated;.
Edmonds, WA: Pacific Fail Mail, 1982. Small quarto; pp 272; VG/G-; light blue spine with red text; dust jacket has slight sunning to exterior; some chipping to head edge; light toning to flaps; minor wear to corners; cloth has slightly bumped corners; lightly sunned boards; text block shows light wear to exterior edges; previous owner's bookplate to front pastedown; interior clean; profusely illustrated with may photographs and drawings.
Uniontown, PA: John K. Gates, 1990. Quarto: G+/no-DJ paperback: Off white spine with black text: Covers have general shelfwear, some soiling, some foxing to fore edge, age toning, slight fraying to corners: Textblock exterior has stain to fore edge, slight ripplr from storage other wise pages clean and unmarked: 128 pp.
Corona del Mar: Trans-Anglo Books, 1977. Third edition (revised). Quarto; Third edition (revised); Sixth printing, 1977; G+/G; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, yellow with black and red print; DJ has light edgewear, small tear at front bottom edge, light shelfwear; Boards in cream cloth with brown print, slightly cocked spine, but clean and strong; Text block clean and tight; 144 pages, frontispiece, illustrated (b&w). [Oversized book(s). Additional postage necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy International shipping unavailable due to size/weight restrictions. For international/expedited customers, please inquire for rates.].
Washington: Beverley Tucker, Printer, 1857. First Edition. 4to., 134p., 85pp., 102pp., 114pp., iv, 64pp,; VG; dark brown blind-embossed boards, faded letters to spine; signs of repair to binding, with spine being rebacked, chipping to spine where rebacking is visible; some shelfwear and rubbing, particularly to corners; bump to middle of upper and lower edges of rear board; title page is misspelled, with the 'he' of 'the' missing; pages 51-54 of the botanical report slightly loose; 13 plates/2 woodcuts [lacking maps], 5 plates [complete], 16 plates [complete], plate XXIIa/b, XXVa/b, XLa, XLVI, LXII, LXVI, LXVIII, LXX, LXXIV, XXVI, XXXIV, I?, III, XXIX [complete]; Signature of former president Millard Filmore on front pastedown, with date of Oct. 25, 1859. Filmore (January 7, 1800 – March 8, 1874) was the 13th President of the United States (1850–53). Fillmore and his cabinet rode the first train from New York City to the shores of Lake Erie, and was a big proponent of a transcontinental railroad, urging Congress to authorize the federal funding for one.; This is the California/Oregon volume, with the report by Lieutenant Henry Abbot on the expedition, under the command of Lieutenant R.S. Williamson. They were attempting to find routes from the Sacramento Valley to the Columbia River. The first section described the routes and terrain, followed by sections on the geology, the botany, and the zoological report which included fishes, birds and mammals of the region.; JC consignment; shelved case 1.