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HIGH-SPEED BRAKE, Instruction Paper with Examination Questions

By: N/A

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Scranton, International Textbook Company/International Correspondence Schools/I.C.S.: 1910

Edition: 2nd edition

Seller ID: 016021


An uncommon item from the I.C.S. home study course. 27 pages + 2 pages of examination questions, illustrated, fold-out diagram. Moderate general wear. View more info

Image for OPERATING AND TESTING TRAINS, Instruction Paper with Examination Questions

OPERATING AND TESTING TRAINS, Instruction Paper with Examination Questions

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Scranton, International Textbook Company/International Correspondence Schools/I.C.S.: 1910

Edition: 2nd edition

Seller ID: 016022


677. An uncommon item from the I.C.S. home study course, the instructions applying "to freight trains of fifty cars or less, the engine of which has only one pump and moderate main-reservoir capacity and is equipped with the G-6 brake valve or a brake valve antedating this valve." 39 pages + 3 pages of examination questions. Moderate general wear. View more info

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THE POCKET LIST OF RAILROAD OFFICIALS, Number 245, First Quarter 1956

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, The Railway Equipment and Publication Co.: 1956

Seller ID: 016041


Contains lists of railroads, railroad officials, departments, private companies, commissions (American and Canadian), and much else. 1,014 pages. Strong spine roll, soiled/tanned edges, handling wear. (C/BT) View more info

Image for AIR-BRAKE TROUBLES Instruction Paper with Examination Questions, Part 1 & Part 2

AIR-BRAKE TROUBLES Instruction Paper with Examination Questions, Part 1 & Part 2

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Scranton, International Textbook Company/International Correspondence Schools/I.C.S.: 1910

Edition: Revised edition

Seller ID: 016047


676 A and 676 B. A pair of uncommon items from the I.C.S. home study course. Part 1: 24 pages + 2 pages of examination questions. Part 2: 38 pages + 2 pages of examination questions. Part 1 is lightly soiled, w/mild dampstaining. View more info

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HEAT AND STEAM, Instruction Paper with Examination Questions

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Scranton, International Textbook Company/International Correspondence Schools/I.C.S.: 1905

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016049


696. An uncommon item from the I.C.S. home study course. 26 pages + 2 pages of examination questions. Moderate general wear. View more info

Image for L.N./L. N. Passenger Brake Equipment, Instruction Paper with Examination Questions

L.N./L. N. Passenger Brake Equipment, Instruction Paper with Examination Questions

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Scranton, International Textbook Company, International Correspondence Schools/I.C.S.: 1911

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016051


#1292. An uncommon item issued by the I.C.S. home study course. 36 pages + 2 pages of examination questions, illustrated w/colour and b&w drawings. Key to the Colour Plates page bound in at front. A couple of abrasions to back cover, moderate handling wear. View more info

Image for Air-Signal System, Instruction Paper with Examination Questions

Air-Signal System, Instruction Paper with Examination Questions

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Scranton, International Textbook Company, International Correspondence Schools/I.C.S.: 1905

Edition: 2nd edition

Seller ID: 016057


#679. An uncommon item issued by the I.C.S. home study course. 21 pages + 2 pages of examination questions, illustrated. Some dampstaining, moderate handling wear. View more info

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Train Control, Instruction Paper with Examination Questions

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Scranton, International Textbook Company, International Correspondence Schools/I.C.S.: 1912

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016058


#1294. An uncommon item issued by the I.C.S. home study course. 49 pages + 4 pages of examination questions. Some dampstaining to fore-edges, moderate handling wear. View more info

Image for Valves and Valve Gears, Part 2, Instruction Paper with Examination Questions

Valves and Valve Gears, Part 2, Instruction Paper with Examination Questions

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Scranton, International Textbook Company, International Correspondence Schools/I.C.S.: 1911

Edition: 2nd edition

Seller ID: 016061


#698 B. A scarce booklet issued by the I.C.S. home study course. 48 pages + 2 pages of examination questions, illustrated. Edgewear, short edge creases, smudging/soil, some dampstaining near back, covers beginning to pull from staples. View more info

Image for Boiler Attachments, Part 1, Part 2, & Part 3, Instruction Paper with Examination Questions

Boiler Attachments, Part 1, Part 2, & Part 3, Instruction Paper with Examination Questions

By: N/A

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Scranton, International Textbook Company, International Correspondence Schools/I.C.S.:

Edition: 2nd editions

Seller ID: 016063


#s 695 A, 695 B, 695 C. Three very scarce booklets issued by the I.C.S. home study course. Part 1: (1910), 59 pages + 3 pages of examination questions, illustrated. VG w/moderate handling wear. Part 2: (1920), 53 pages + 2 pages of examination questions, illustrated. G w/light smudging, 1.5" x 1.5" piece torn from top edge of front cover, moderate handling wear. Part 3: (1920), 37 pages (continues pagination from Part 2, thus 55 through 91) + 2 pages of ... View more info

Image for Boiler Attachments, Part 1, Instruction Paper with Examination Questions

Boiler Attachments, Part 1, Instruction Paper with Examination Questions

By: N/A

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Scranton, International Textbook Company, International Correspondence Schools/I.C.S.:

Edition: 2nd edition

Seller ID: 016067


# 695 A. A scarce booklet issued by the I.C.S. home study course. (1910), 59 pages + 3 pages of examination questions, illustrated. Cover soil, uneven 1/2" tear to fore-edge, light internal soil, handling wear. (C/BR) View more info

Image for Type K Freight Triple Valves, Instruction Paper with Examination Questions

Type K Freight Triple Valves, Instruction Paper with Examination Questions

By: N/A

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Scranton, International Textbook Company, International Correspondence Schools/I.C.S.: 1911

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016069


#1291. A very scarce booklet issued by the I.C.S. home study course. 31 pages + 1 page of examination questions, illustrated in colour and b&w. Light dampstaining to top, light edgewear, .25" separations to top and bottom spine, mild general wear. View more info

Image for Foundation Brake Gear, Instruction Paper with Examination Questions

Foundation Brake Gear, Instruction Paper with Examination Questions

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Scranton, International Textbook Company, International Correspondence Schools/I.C.S.:

Edition: 2nd edition

Seller ID: 016070


#678. A very scarce booklet issued by the I.C.S. home study course. (1910), 40 pages + 2 pages of examination questions, illustrated. Light dampstaining to bottom, light handling wear. View more info

Image for P C Passenger Brake Equipment, Instruction Paper with Examination Questions

P C Passenger Brake Equipment, Instruction Paper with Examination Questions

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Scranton, International Textbook Company, International Correspondence Schools/I.C.S.: 1920

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016071


#1293. A very scarce booklet issued by the I.C.S. home study course. (1912), 65 pages + 3 pages of examination questions, illustrated. Dampstaining, covers partially pulled from staples, spine separations, handling wear. View more info

Image for Breakdowns, Part 1, Instruction Paper with Examination Questions

Breakdowns, Part 1, Instruction Paper with Examination Questions

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Scranton, International Textbook Company, International Correspondence Schools/I.C.S.:

Edition: 2nd edition

Seller ID: 016073


#700 A. A scarce booklet issued by the I.C.S. home study course, dealing with the breakdowns of locomotive engines. (1905), 64 pages + 3 pages of examination questions, illustrated. A couple of .75" edge tears to covers, previous owner's complicated mathematical calculation to left edge of front cover, small chip to bottom left corner of front cover, moderate handling wear. View more info

Image for The Biographical Directory of the Railway Officials of America for 1887

The Biographical Directory of the Railway Officials of America for 1887

By: N/A

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Chicago, The Railway Age Publishing Company: 1887

Seller ID: 016103


From the title page: "A record of the railway service of the principal officers of American railways; a supplement giving recent changes and appointments; an alphabetical list of all general and division officers not included in the biographical record; a list of prominent railway men recently deceased." The listings are thorough, and include officials from some of the most obscure short line and narrow gauge railways in the US. Among the Canadian railways lis... View more info

Image for Agreement between The Canadian Pacific Railway Company and The Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen on behalf of the Conductors -- Baggagemen -- Brakemen/Car Retarder Operators/Yardmen and Switchtenders employed on the Eastern Region

Agreement between The Canadian Pacific Railway Company and The Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen on behalf of the Conductors -- Baggagemen -- Brakemen/Car Retarder Operators/Yardmen and Switchtenders employed on the Eastern Region

By: N/A

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Montreal, No Publisher: 1954

Seller ID: 016424


The bargaining agreement between CPR and one of its unions, which came into effect on April 1, 1954. An uncommon item. Lightly scuffed covers, light wear to spine ends, numerals to top right corner of front cover. (C/BT) View more info

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Constitution of the Brotherhood of Locomotive Firemen and Enginemen, 1941

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: 1941

Seller ID: 016559


"Revised and amended at the thirty-fourth convention held in Denver, Colorado, July and August, 1941," this revision of the constitution was to come into effect "on and after January 1, 1942, except such laws as become effective at the time indicated by action of the Convention." 331 pages (including index). Dusty edges, light soil. (C/BT) $20 View more info

Image for Canadian National Railway Company, Rates of Pay and Rules Governing Service of Locomotive Engineers

Canadian National Railway Company, Rates of Pay and Rules Governing Service of Locomotive Engineers

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: No Place, Canadian National Railway/CNR: 1951

Seller ID: 016672


Contains the 1951 rates of pay and rules for the CNR's "STEAM LINES, ATLANTIC AND CENTRAL REGIONS'(Excluding Newfoundland District)/All Lines East of Armstrong and Port Arthur/excluding Lines in New England, United/States & Canada Railroad, Champlain/& St. Lawrence Railroad, and/St. Clair Tunnel Company." Also contains the 1959 and 1961 revised rates of pay and rules, which are attached to the whole with a folding metal clamp at rear. Previous owner's name to t... View more info

Image for CN Atlantic Region, Maritime Area, Employees' Operating Timetable 24

CN Atlantic Region, Maritime Area, Employees' Operating Timetable 24

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Canadian National Railway/CNR: 1971

Seller ID: 016755


"Taking effect at 0101 Sunday, October 31st, 1971." 40 pages. Folded vertically, a bit of corner wear, general handling wear. (C/BT) View more info

Mull Railway

By: Anonymous

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Argyll, Mull and West Highland Narrow Gauge Railway Company Limited:

Seller ID: 006763


No date (circa 1985). The story of Scotland's first island passenger railway, a 10.25" gauge tourist attraction conceived in 1975 and officially opened in 1984. Unpaginated (16, including covers), illustrated. Light scratching, moderate general wear. View more info

Image for Narrow Gauge and Short Line Gazette, July/August 1989, Volume/Vol. 15, Number/No./#3

Narrow Gauge and Short Line Gazette, July/August 1989, Volume/Vol. 15, Number/No./#3

By: Brown, Robert W. (editor)

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Los Altos, Robert W. Brown/Benchmark Publications: 1989

Seller ID: 017139


A variety of articles and features covering pretty much every aspect of the narrow guage and short line world. This issue's special feature is "Casting Small Parts in Three Easy Steps," by Joe Crea. Cover painting by Ted Rose. 98 pages, illustrated. Unobtrusive library stamp to front cover, another to Contents page, moderate handling wear. View more info

Image for Narrow Gauge and Short Line Gazette, March Mar./April Apr. 1990, Volume/Vol. 16, Number/No./#1

Narrow Gauge and Short Line Gazette, March Mar./April Apr. 1990, Volume/Vol. 16, Number/No./#1

By: Brown, Robert W. (editor)

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Los Altos, Robert W. Brown/Benchmark Publications: 1990

Seller ID: 017146


A variety of articles and features covering pretty much every aspect of the narrow guage and short line world. This issue's special feature is "Ticket to Tincup," by Dick Shapiro. Cover painting by Jim Finnell. Incorporates Finelines and The Slim Gauge News. 98 pages, illustrated. Unobtrusive library stamp to front cover, another to Contents page, moderate handling wear. View more info

Image for Narrow Gauge and Short Line Gazette, January Jan./February Feb 1991, Volume/Vol. 16, Number/No./#6

Narrow Gauge and Short Line Gazette, January Jan./February Feb 1991, Volume/Vol. 16, Number/No./#6

By: Brown, Robert W. (editor)

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Los Altos, Robert W. Brown/Benchmark Publications: 1991

Seller ID: 017150


A variety of articles and features covering pretty much every aspect of the narrow guage and short line world. This issue's special feature is "Roadside Architecture," by Joe Crea. Cover painting by Jim Finnell. Incorporates Finelines and The Slim Gauge News. 98 pages, illustrated. Unobtrusive library stamp to front cover, another to Contents page, a third to editorial page, moderate handling wear. View more info

Image for Narrow Gauge and Short Line Gazette, September Sept./October Oct. 1991, Volume/Vol. 17, Number/No./#4

Narrow Gauge and Short Line Gazette, September Sept./October Oct. 1991, Volume/Vol. 17, Number/No./#4

By: Brown, Robert W. (editor)

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Los Altos, Robert W. Brown/Benchmark Publications: 1991

Seller ID: 017161


A variety of articles and features covering pretty much every aspect of the narrow guage and short line world. This issue's special feature is "Refrigerator Cars of the Colorado & Southern, Part 1," by Derrell Poole. Cover painting by Jim Finnell. Incorporates Finelines and The Slim Gauge News. 98 pages, illustrated. Unobtrusive library stamp to front cover, another to Contents page, thin crease to bottom right corner of front cover, moderate handling wear. View more info

Image for Narrow Gauge and Short Line Gazette, September Sept./October Oct. 1992, Volume/Vol. 18, Number/No./#4

Narrow Gauge and Short Line Gazette, September Sept./October Oct. 1992, Volume/Vol. 18, Number/No./#4

By: Brown, Robert W. (editor)

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Los Altos, Robert W. Brown/Benchmark Publications: 1992

Seller ID: 017195


A variety of articles and features covering pretty much every aspect of the narrow guage and short line world. This issue's special feature is "The Sonoma Magnesite Company," by Craig S. LeVay. Cover painting by Dana Maranto. Incorporates Finelines and The Slim Gauge News. 98 pages, illustrated. Unobtrusive library stamp to front cover, another to Contents page, date stamp to same, trimmed top/bottom left corners, moderate general wear. View more info

Image for Narrow Gauge and Short Line Gazette, July/August Aug. 1992, Volume/Vol. 18, Number/No./#3

Narrow Gauge and Short Line Gazette, July/August Aug. 1992, Volume/Vol. 18, Number/No./#3

By: Brown, Robert W. (editor)

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Los Altos, Robert W. Brown/Benchmark Publications: 1992

Seller ID: 017199


A variety of articles and features covering pretty much every aspect of the narrow guage and short line world. This issue's special feature is "The Pro Patria Mill," by Mike Blazek and Gabe Bradford. Cover painting by Chris Comport Incorporates Finelines and The Slim Gauge News. 98 pages, illustrated. Unobtrusive library stamp to front cover, another to Contents page, trimmed top/bottom left corners, moderate general wear. View more info

Image for Coaches and Trains (Golden Ariels No. 7), (19th Century Transport Prints Vol. 2)

Coaches and Trains (Golden Ariels No. 7), (19th Century Transport Prints Vol. 2)

By: Cadfryn-Roberts, John (editor)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Princeton, Golden Ariels/D. Van Nostrand Company: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016307


The second volume in the publisher's "19th Century Transport Prints" series. Decorated boards, 12 pages + 20 pages of colour plates by a variety of 19th-century artists and engravers. View more info

Image for TRACKS ACROSS THE LANDSCAPE, The S&L Commemorative History (signed)

TRACKS ACROSS THE LANDSCAPE, The S&L Commemorative History (signed)

By: Campbell, Brian, w/A.J.B. Johnston

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Sydney, University College of Cape Breton Press: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Campbell & Johnston, on title page

Seller ID: 017599


A publication in honour of the Sydney and Louisburg Railway's one hundredth anniversary in 1995. 110 pages (including sources/bibliography), illustrated. Light edgewear, a bit of sunning, moderate general wear. View more info

Image for ONDER ZEIL, met de ROLLO IV rond de wereld (signed)

ONDER ZEIL, met de ROLLO IV rond de wereld (signed)

By: de Boer, Siebe

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Den Haag, AEGON verzekeringen: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 015744


Dutch-language text in which the author relates the story of around-the-world sailing adventures with his wife. This copy signed by de Boer and his wife, on title page. Blue cloth w/gilt spine lettering, 272 pages, illustrated. A bit of slant, light edgewear, lightly sunned cover edges, in rubbed dust jacket w/light edgewear, 3/8" tear to top edge of rear panel, impressions. Uncommon signed. View more info

Airshipwreck

By: Deighton, Len, & Arnold Schwartzman

Price: $7.50

Publisher: New York, Holt, Rinehart & Winston: 1978

Edition: 1st US edition

Seller ID: 010986


better known for his novels of intrigue and suspense, Deighton, with the assistance of Schwartzman, here offers the endlessly fascinating story of commercial airships and their quarter-century of development and service; contains a number of remarkable photographs, many of them published here for the first time; black cloth w/silver lettering/illustration to front cover, silver lettering to spine, 73 pgs., illustrated; gently bumped spine ends, light general wear; lightl... View more info

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The Dodge Book of Performance Cars

By: Engel, George S. (editor) (produced by Lyle Kenyon Engel)

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Pocket 95058: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016912


Paperback original. Contains information on Don Garlits, Don White, Lee Roy Yarbrough, Bud Faubel, Bobby Harrop, Dave Strickler, Roger Lindamood, Ramchargers, Cotton Owers, Danny Ongais, Dave Pearson, A.J. Foyt, Sam McQuagg, Art Malone, Dick Landy, and The Smoke Eaters, with "inside stories of such great cars as The Turbo-Honker, The Cotton Picker, Little Red Wagon, Color Me Gone, The Yankee Peddler, The Hustler, The Original Dependable, The Flying Carpet, The Candy... View more info

THE AIRPORT BOOK, From Landing Field to Modern Terminal

By: Greif, Martin

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Toronto, Beaverbooks: 1979

Edition: 1st Canadian edition

Seller ID: 009545


the first book to take a look at the history of the airport, from cow pastures onward; in addition to chapters covering commercial aviation, the first international airports, and flying in the '20s and '30s, the one contains "a gallery of contemporary jetports from five continents that graphically illustrates just how far the airport has progressed in the seventy-five years since it was first called an 'aerial garage.'"; grey boards w/black cloth backstrip, 192 p... View more info

Image for The Colonial Schooner 1763-1775

The Colonial Schooner 1763-1775

By: Hahn, Harold M.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: London, Conway Maritime Press: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 018022


Hahn gives the historical background of the Colonial Schooner, then details models of the ships. Red cloth w/gilt spine lettering, 176 pages, illustrated. Previous owner's bookplate to front pastedown. A nice copy. View more info

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LOCOMOTIVE OPERATION, Valves, Valve Gears, Valve Settings

By: Harding, J.W. (prepared under the supervision of)

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Scranton, International Textbook Company: 1924

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016728


#267B in the International Library of Technology. Contains chapters on locomotive valves, the Stephenson valve gear, locomotive management, breakdowns, oil-burning locomotives, the Type D duplex stoker, and locomotive value setting. Green cloth w/red cloth backstrip w/gilt spine lettering, marbled end papers, illustrated, three fold-outs. Circular stains to cloth of front cover (probably the ubiquitous coffee cup, moderate edgewear, one frayed corner, other corners li... View more info

History of the North Pennsylvania Railroad

By: Hare, Jay V.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Reading Company:

Seller ID: 014085


A quite scarce piece of American railroadiana, detailing the North Pennsylvania Railroad's history from its beginnings in 1852 through to the time of this publication in January of 1944. At the time of writing, the author served in the capacity of Secretary and Treasurer for the Reading Company. Stapled wraps, typescript, 31 pages. Tanning, light smudging, light general wear. A scarce item, especially in this condition. [C/BT} View more info

Image for Sn3 Modeler, Spring/Summer, 1991, Vol./Volume VIII/8, No./Number/# 1 & Fall/Winter No./Number/# 2

Sn3 Modeler, Spring/Summer, 1991, Vol./Volume VIII/8, No./Number/# 1 & Fall/Winter No./Number/# 2

By: Heimburger, Don (editor)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: River Forest, Heimburger House Publishing Company: 1991

Seller ID: 017126


The two 1991 issues of this uncommon magazine containing a wide variety of features and articles for Sn3 enthusiasts. Or, as the publisher would have it, "Capturing the spirit of S narrow gauge modeling." Each issue 40 pages, illustrated. Small library stamps, moderate general wear, trimmed top left corners. View more info

THE WANTAGE TRAMWAY, A History of the First Tranway to adopt Mechanical Traction

By: Higgins, S.H. Pearce

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Berkshire, The Abbey Press:

Seller ID: 014611


Introduction by John Betjeman. Blue cloth w/gilt lettering to front cover/spine, 158 pages (including Appendices, Notes), illustrated. Bumped/moderately worn corners/spine ends, foxed fore-edge, gift inscription (in pencil) to previous owner, in rubbed and price-clipped dust jacket w/some chipping to corners/spine ends, thin scratches, general wear. {C/BT} View more info

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Progressive Examinations of Locomotive Engineers and Firemen

By: Hill, John A.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Terre Haute, Standard Publishing Company: 1981

Edition: 25th edition

Seller ID: 016595


A scarce item that provides questions and answers intended to help the prospective engineer and fireman begin and further his career. Dominion Atlantic Railway stamp to front end paper. 96 pages (including 18 pages at rear, entitled "Diagrams Illustrating Manner of Using Signals According to the Standard Code of Train Rules as Adopted by the American Railway Association" -- some diagrams w/green and/or red colour). About G w/cover soil, edgewear, some internal... View more info

ELECTRIC RAILWAY TROUBLES and How to Find Them, A Comprehensive Treatise on Motors, Motor Operation, Motor Repairs, Car Break-downs, Control Systems, Repairing of Control, Air Brakes, Air Brake Troubles, and Electric Railway Operation Generally

By: Lowe, Paul E.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Chicago, Frederick J. Drake & Co., Publishers: 1909

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015077


The sub-title pretty much covers the depth and breadth of this one. Illustrated blue cloth, gilt lettering to front cover/spine, 367 pages (including Index), + 10 pages of advertisements for other Drake-published titles, 118 illustrations (1 fold-out). Wear/fraying to corners/spine ends, spine slightly discoloured, previous owner’s faint stamp to front end paper/title page, soiled/dusty edges, cracked hinges, general wear. (C/BT) View more info

Algoma Central Railway

By: Nock, O.S.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Sault Ste. Marie & London, Algoma Central Railway/Adam & Charles Black:

Seller ID: 013918


"The author has chronicled the development of the railway from the early days of Francis Clergue through to the present time." Green cloth w/silver spine lettering, 190 pages (including Index), illustrated. [C/BT] View more info

Secrets of Buying & Selling Collector Cars

By: Olson, John R.

Price: $6.50

Publisher: Specialty Press:

Seller ID: 014506


A guide for people interested in collector cars, with advice and information ranging from value appreciation to restoration, preparing a sale to maintenance, and everything in between. 96 pages, illustrated. Internally tight and clean. View more info

THE MODERN GAS TRACTOR, Construction, Utility, Operation And Repair

By: Page, Victor W.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Norman W. Henley Publishing: 1924

Edition: 4th impression

Seller ID: 014496


"A Practical Treatise Covering Every Branch of Up-to-Date Gas Tractor Engineering, Driving and Maintenance in a Non-Technical Manner. Considers Fully All Types of Power Plants and Their Components, Methods of Drive and Speed Changing Mechanisms. Describes Design, Construction, and Operation of Latest Tractors, and Their Parts, Their Installation and Adjustment, as well as Practical Application of Tractors in the Field." Olive cloth w/white lettering/rule to front... View more info

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Railway Lubrication

By: Railway Service Engineers of Imperial Oil Limited (prepared by)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: No Place, Imperial Oil Limited: 1947

Seller ID: 016425


Details pretty much everything that a person might want to know about the lubrication requirements of various train parts. Red leatherette w/yellow lettering/illustration to front cover282 pages, illustrated w/110 in-text illustrations and full-colour tipped-in frontispiece. VG w/light cover soil, soil mark to fore-edge, previous owner's name/address in pencil to front end paper, light general wear. (C/BT) View more info

THE CHOSEN ONES, Canada's Test Pilots in Action (signed)

By: Rossiter, Sean

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Vancouver & Toronto, Douglas & McIntyre / Groundwood Books 094867: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Rossiter, on title page

Seller ID: 014649


1st printing w/complete number sequence. Rossiter gives us the story of numerous Canadian test pilots, whose "job is to make whatever can go wrong with an aircraft go wrong before anyone else flies it." Foreword by Richard P. Bentham. Granite boards w/silver spine lettering, 271 pages (including Endnotes, Bibliography, Index), illustrated. Scuffed dust jacket. View more info

Tiger in the Sky

By: Scott, Gen. Robert L.

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Ballantine 306 K: 1959

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014547


Paperback original. Stories of the author's flying adventures over the course of thirty years. 142 pages. Light rubbing, mild edgewear. Internally tight and clean. View more info

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1976 - 1977 Canadian Directory of Railway Museums and Displays

By: Stephens, David E. (editor)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Windsor, Lancelot Press: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016740


Stephens "has attempted to include all operations within Canada that may be of interest to railfans and tourists, including railway museums, rolling stock displays, restored railway stations, excursions and model railways." 48 pages (including covers), illustrated. Light general wear. (C/BT) View more info

PENNINE JOURNEY, Being the History of the Railways, Tramways and Canals in Huddersfield and District

By: Stocks, William B.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Huddersfield, The Advertiser Press:

Inscription: Signed by Author & Artist

Seller ID: 015008


No date (1958). Describes the early growth of transport in the community, the origins of canals and railways, private industry, tramways, and much else. Foreword by William Hallitt. This copy signed by both author and illustrator. 98 pages. Light edgewear, brief inscription to previous owner on inside front cover. (C/BT) View more info

Fair-Weather Flying

By: Taylor, Richard L.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, Macmillan Publishing Co.: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005575


"Challenges you to get more out of your airplane and the time you spend in the air. Based on twenty years' flying experience, it is geared to sharpen your flying skills and develop faster, more efficient, and, above all, safer pilotage." Blue cloth, 297 pages, including Glossary and Index. Price-clipped dust jacket w/edgewear, short edge tears. View more info

Getting Out of Town by Book & Bike

By: Thompson, Kent

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Wolfville, Gaspereau Press: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011207


an anecdotal, insightful meditation on the bicycle, with side journeys to literature pertaining to it; 157 pages (including Acknowledgements and Sources & Suggested Reading), illustrated; a hint of general wear; an unread copy, internally tight and clean; View more info

Baltimore & Ohio Magazine, August 1942, Vol. XXVIII, No. 8, The Daniel Willard Memorial Issue

By: Van Sant, Robert M. (editor)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Baltimore, Baltimore & Ohio Railroad: 1942

Seller ID: 015514


An issue devoted entirely to Daniel Willard and his life, containing a wide variety of articles and tributes. 80 pages, illustrated. Moderate general wear. (C/BT) View more info

Brooklands

By: Wallace, P.J.

Price: $6.50

Publisher: Ballantine 02231: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009825


Special Book #1 in the Ballantine's Illustrated History of the Car series, this one chronicling the history of the exclusive motoring club, Brooklands, pioneering birthplace of the British automobile and aircraft industries; Introduction by Whitney Straight; 160 pgs., illustrated; crease to bottom right corner of front cover, crease to bottom left corner of back cover, creasing to front end papers, moderate general wear; internally tight and clean; View more info

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TRAFFIC CRASH ANALYSIS, Court Preparation Manual

By: Watters, Thomas

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Saint John, DreamCatcher Publishing / Dream Catcher: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016571


Apparently the last word on the subject of analyzing traffic accidents, intended for "Lawyers, police officers, insurance professionals and reconstruction experts." 214 pages (including appendices), illustrated. Light general wear. View more info

THE KYLE LINE, An Illustrated History and Guide

By: Weir, Tom

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Dunbartonshire, Famedram Publishers: 1971

Seller ID: 006809


The story of a Scottish railway line, from 1897 to the time of writing. Unpaginated (28), illustrated. Moderate general wear. View more info

THE MALLAIG LINE, An Illustrated History and Guide

By: Weir, Tom

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Dunbartonshire, Famedram Publishers:

Seller ID: 006814


No date (1971). The story of a now-defunct Scottish railway tourist attraction, the 40-mile journey along the 'Road to the Isles.' Unpaginated (28), illustrated, Moderate general wear. View more info

The Starduster

By: Weis, Norm

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Englewood Cliffs, Prentice-Hall: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009652


a fifty-year-old whose life "seemed to have dwindled to a pattern of familiar routines and unexciting certainties" tells the story of how he realised the last remaining dream of his youth--to fly his own plane, a craft it took him three years to build before he taught himself to fly it; navy cloth, 171 pgs., illustrated; bumped corners/spine ends, bump to bottom edge of front cover, some slant, pencil price impressions to top right corner of front free end paper;... View more info

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The Big Ships

By: Wilson, R.M.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: London, Cassell & Co.: 1956

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015779


From the front flap: "Here are stories of all the great liners which have carried travellers and freight across the world, stories of birth in the great shipyards of the North, of life on the trade routes of the world, and death as time makes the favourite of one age the cast-off of the next, or war brings a sudden and frightful end to a majestic queen of the seas." Navy cloth w/gilt lettering to spine, 246 pages (including index), illustrated w/32 pages of hal... View more info

Miniature Steam Locomotives

By: Woodcock, G.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Dawlish, David & Charles: 1964

Edition: First (limited) edition

Seller ID: 014434


An uncommon item covering the development of the miniature steam locomotive, steam lines, builders and construction practices. 80 pages, copiously illustrated. Moderate general wear. (C/BT) View more info

Dead Reckoning Navigation

By: Wright, John

Price: $7.50

Publisher: London, Adlard Coles: 1968

Edition: 1st UK edition

Seller ID: 010801


a book "for the novice who aims to become a first-class navigator, and the expert who wishes to remain one."; blue cloth w/silver spine lettering, 164 pgs., illustrated; mild general wear; price-clipped dj w/some edgewear, impressions; View more info