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Cumberland Sub-Division, CSX Transportation, 1988. Large Octavo; G/paperback; black comb spine; beige covers show slight soiling to exterior; previous bookshop's sticker to rear; intact panels; text block has light wear to exterior edges; interior clean; frontispiece; profusely illustrated; NOTE: Shelved in 15's ephemera box 6, in Netdesk office.
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; NOTE: Shelved in 15's ephemera box 6, in Netdesk office.
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.].
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).
n.p. Chessie System Railroads, 1981. Large Octavo; G+/paperback; black comb spine; dark yellow covers show only light wear to exterior; small sticker to rear; intact panels; text block has slight wear to exterior edges; interior clean; profusely illustrated; NOTE: Shelved in 15's ephemera box 6, in Netdesk office.
n.p. n.publ. 1981. Large Octavo; G/paperback; black comb spine; light green covers show slight sunning to exterior, mostly toward edges; previous bookshop's sticker to rear; intact panels; text block has light wear to exterior edges; interior clean; frontispiece; profusely illustrated; NOTE: Shelved in 15's ephemera box 6, in Netdesk office.
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.
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.
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.
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;.
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.
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.
Washington: Government Printing Office, 1856. Large Octavo; pp 288; G- condition hardcover; brown spine with gilt text; this volume only; cloth shows some rubbing to edges; moderate wear to exterior; some sunning towards edges; sturdy boards; text block has age toned exterior edges; ex-library stamps to exterior edges; ex-library plate to front pastedown with markings inside; slight dampstaining to some plates and ffep; interior lightly toned; profusely illustrated; Plate count: 24+25+10 (plate 11 in the 2nd back is titled "X" as is plate 10) Additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders; This book is part of the overstocked 15's, kept in Room X.
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; shelved case 12.
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.
Philadelphia: The Pennsylvania Railroad Company, 1949. Thick Octavo; pp 835; G/no-DJ; burgundy spine with gilt text; cloth shows slightly sunned spine; minor edge wear; exterior shows some wear due to handling; strong boards; text block has mildly toned exterior edges; frontispiece; profusely illustrated; tight binding;.
Denver, CO: Rocky Mountain Railroad Club, 1955. First/Limited Signed Edition. Quarto: G-/G-: Yellow and white sun faded spine with black text: DJ is in mylar sheath, significant shelfwear, with creasing, chipping at head and tail of spine and corners, 1 inch open tear near head of spine,2 inch closed tear near bottom back corner, dark msudges on backscuffs to front, sun faded spine: Boards are strong and clean, rubbing to edges with some chipping to head and tail of spine and corners, binding solid: Textblock has exterior foxing to tail edge, damp stain along textblock bottom, pages unmarked: Signed limited first edition, hand numbered 700 out of 2750 copies: All original 6 maps included in back envelope: 463 pp.
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;.