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New York; G.P. Putnams's Sons, 1928. Two volumes. First Edition. Hardcover with DJs. xii+372pp and x+365pp. Illustrated with b/w photographs. Very Good+ condition in Fair jackets. Jackets are shelfworn, soiled, and have tears (some with missing chips). Both volumes have clean, unbumped, deep blue cloth boards, with gilt titling that remains bright. Top edge gilt. Deckled fore-edges have gathered some dust. Interiors are clean, unmarked, square and tightly bound. "The record of any large railroad is apt to be the record of the social and economic life of the territory it serves. B&O is no exception to this. In the first 100 years of its life its record becomes that of the great industrial area that it serves. Crossing or entering 13 of the states of the Union, reaching 8 out of the 10 largest cities, its history automatically becomes that of a very considerable part of America." (cfm)
A BRIEF OF THE REMARKS MADE BEFORE THE COMMITTEE ON RAIL-WAYS AND CANALS, ON THE PETITION OF THE SEEKONK BRANCH RAIL-ROAD CO.
[Boston]: Commonwealth of Massachusetts. (ca. 1837). 37pp. Self-wrappers. Soft cover. Light foxing, otherwise a very good copy. S002.
New York:Rinehart & Company. 1957.304pp. Illustrated. Hardcover. With dust jacket. Jacket shows minor wear at edges with some fading to the spine and a few small chips and tears to the edges. Otherwise in good condition. Book itself shows some mild shelf-wear. Internally, front hinge is cracked but repaired. Otherwise clean, bright and free of stray markings.
138pp. Hardbound. With dust jacket. Internally very good condition. Edges soiled refllecting extensive use. Previous owners embossed circular stamp at lower corner of front fly leaf. Errata slip pasted-down on front flyleaf. Dustjacket shows wear at the edges. Altogether a very good copy.
64pp. Illus Wrps. Oblong. Covers lightly soiled, otherwise in very good, clean condition.
New York:Hawthorn Books, Inc. (1970). 288pp. Illustrated Hard bound. With dust jacket. Book in very good condition. Dust jacket lightly frayed and torn.
(Osceola, WI):Motorbooks International. (1995). 192pp. Illustrated Hard bound. With dust jacket. A very good to near fine copy.
London:Bell and Daldy. 1872. 386pp. First edition. Original hardcover binding. Small ex-library book-plate pasted down inside front cover. Also, small faded library stamp at the corner of several plates and the title page. Two photographic illustrations surrounded with foxing. Very small tear top front hinge. Otherwise a very good copy. Recognized as one of the great Victorian railway contractors. Built railways in England, India, Australia, Canada, United States, Argentina and Europe. FB013
OPERATIONS SANTA FE. Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway System. Edited by Edwin Corle. Drawings by P. G. Napolitano.
New York:Duell, Sloan & Pearce. 1948. [xiv], 253pp. + [9pp.] index Illustrated. Hardcover. 1st. ed. Designed by Merle Armitage. Title on spine faded; covers lightly soiled and age-toned at edges. Internally, a very good, clean and bright copy. FB001.
ANNUAL REPORT OF THE COMMISSIONER OF RAILROADS MADE TO THE SECRETARY OF THE INTERIOR FOR THE YEAR ENDING JUNE 30, 1882.
Washington:Government Printing Office. 1882. 285pp. Boards lightly faded with light soiling, otherwise in very good condition. Internally, pages are clean and bright with no previous owners marks or signatures and just a touch of age-toning to end papers. A very good copy.
Albany, N. Y.: Branch Line Press. 1995. 383pp. Illus. Soft cover. Fine copy. TS027.
Philadelphia: National Railway Historical Society. 1995. Pp. 4-30. In vol. 60, #4 of National Railway Railway Bulletin. Illus. Soft cover. Fine copy.
Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill. (1924). 277pp. Hard cover. 1st. edition. Except for owners name inked on front fly-leaf, a very good to fine, tight, clean copy. S128.
THE MONGOLFIER BROTHERS AND THE INVENTION OF AVIATION 1783-1784, WITH A WORD ON THE IMPORTANCE OF BALLOONING FOR THE SCIENCE OF HEAT AND THE ART OF BUILDING RAILROADS.
Princeton:Princeton Univ. Press. 210pp. Illus. With dust jacket. An ecellent copy. A Fine copy.
Caldwell, Idaho:Caxton Printers, Ltd. 1962. 252pp. Illustrated. Hardcover. Binding is lightly worn at the edges and faded at the spine. Some minor soiling to the covers. Interior is clean, bright and free of stray markings. Overall, a very good copy.
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