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Manchester, MA: Cape Ann Train Company, 2001. Facsimile Reprint. Large, Thick Octavo; pp 1664; G/paperback; ivory spine with black text; covers have light toning toward edges; minor wear to edges; intact panels; text block shows light shelf wear to exterior edges; interior clean; profusely illustrated;.
Baltimore: Office of Chief Engineer, B&O Railroad, n.d. Reprinted. Large Oblong Octavo; G/paperback; pp 139; blue comb spine; originally published in 1907, this reprint is undated; light blue covers show sunfaded exterior; some smudges to exterior; previous owner's name to front; intact panels; strong boards; text block has slight toning to exterior edges; interior clean; profusely illustrated;.
Baltimore: Office of Chief Engineer, B&O Railroad, n.d. Reprinted. Oblong Quarto; G-/paperback; pp 275; blue comb spine; light blue covers show sunfaded exterior, mostly toward edges; slight soiling to exterior; previous owner's name to front; minor chips to edges; chips to front joint; strong boards; text block has slight toning to exterior edges; interior clean; profusely illustrated;.
n.p. Ohio River Sub-Division, CSX Transportation, 1989. Large Octavo; pp 57; G/paperback; black comb spine; orange covers show slight wear to exterior; light sunning toward edges; small sticker to rear; intact panels; text block has slight wear to exterior edges; interior clean; profusely illustrated;.
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.
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).
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.
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).
New York: National Railway Publication Co., 1966. September, 1966. Octavo; pp 1052; G-/paperback; tanned spine with blue text; covers have some stains to exterior; curling to corners; ex-library with stamps to rear cover; some rubbing wear to spine; minor edge wear; text block shows slight age toning to exterior edges; illustrated; interior clean.
New York: National Railway Publication Company, 1956. Thick Octavo; pp 1504; G/paperback; ivory/black spine with black text; full title: The Official Guide of the Railways and Steam Navigation Lines of the United States, Porto Rico, Canada, Mexico and Cuba; covers have some light soiling to exterior; some rubbing to edges and corners; text block shows slight shelf wear to exterior edges; slight cracking to front and rear gutters; interior clean; profusely illustrated.
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.
Washington: Thomas H. Ford, Printer, 1860. Quarto; Fair/no DJ; Ex-Library; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, brown leather, raised bands, faded print on a black banner, debossed volume number; Boards quarter bound with brown leather to spine and corners, marbled paper to boards, top of spine torn and held on by rear hinge, bottom of spine torn away, front hinge torn length of boards so that front board is held in place by binding string, rear hinge partially torn, spine is stained and scuffed, corners worn, edges worn, shelfwear to boards; Text block has library label on front pastedown, foxing and tearing to endpapers, cracked front hinge, speckled edges; “Made under the direction of the Secretary of War, in 1853-5, according to acts of Congress of March 3, 1853, May 31, 1854, and August 5, 1854”— title page; “36th Congress, 1st session, House of Representatives, Ex. Doc. No. 56”— title page”; 399 pages, illustrated (b&w and color plates).
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.
Ann Arbor: Edwards Brothers, Incorporated/National Railway Publication Co., 1971. Reprinted. Octavo; G/paperback; tanned spine with black text; facsimile reprint of June, 1870 publication; covers have noticeable sunning to exterior; some rubbing wear to spine; minor edge wear; text block shows slight age toning to exterior edges; illustrated; minor cracking to gutter; interior clean.
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;.
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.
Chester, VT: Elm Tree Books, Inc., 1986. Second Edition. Quarto; pp 204; G+/G; burgundy spine with gilt text; dust jacket shows slight wear to exterior; mylar wraps; cloth shows slight wear to exterior; intact boards; text block has only light wear to exterior edges; interior clean; profusely illustrated;.
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 Abbot, UK: David & Charles, 1966. Octavo; pp 272; VG-/G; blue spine with white text; dust jacket has slight sunning to exterior; minor wear to edges; dj adhered to pastedown; cloth shows slight wear; strong boards; text block shows light wear to exterior edges; interior clean; Shelved in the Annex, Aisle B.
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 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.
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.
San Diego: Howell-North Books, 1981. Reprinted. Quarto; pp 153; G/G-; mustard yellow spine with red text; dust jacket has slight sunning to exterior; few chips to edges; cloth shows some rubbing to edges; strong boards; text block has light wear to exterior edges; frontispiece; pictorial endpapers; interior clean; profusely illustrated;.