New York: 1860. Hardcover. 26 weekly issues bound in with four-page Index. Later black library buckram. 34cm. Issue 25 bound in after issue 26. Ex lib. (stamps, card pocket, and discard markings from Providence Public Library). Contents generally sound and clean -- tear on one leaf neatly repaired with archival...
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London: Printed by McCorquodale, 1896. Hardcover. large folding color map (in cover pocket), photos, 106p. 22cm. The red cloth cover on this rare railroad travel guide is bright and fresh as is the gilt lettering; internally this is quite defective -- lacks 28 pages (pages 31/2, 41-47, 49/50, 53/54, 61-64 and 73-84).
New York: Madigan-Hyland South American Corporation, July 1954. Paperback. graphs, tables, maps, vii, 132p. Softcover in original cover. 28cm. Plastic comb binding. Name stamp removed from front cover.
New York: Simmons-Boardman, (c. 1956). Paperback. vii, 36p. Wrapper. 31cm.
St. Paul: Northern News Co., 1888. Hardcover. frontis, illustrations, folding map in pocket, 390p. Original brown cloth. 17cm. Corners bent. Extremities rubbed (minor fraying).
Ottawa: Imprimerie du Journal "Le Canada," 1880. Paperback. 139p. Wrapper. 22cm. Cover has some creasing on back cover as well as some chipping and browning. French text,
Porto: Officinas do "Commercio do Porto" 1909. Paperback. illustrations (including 42 photos and one large folding poster with drawings of railroad cars, etc.), 234p. Wrapper. 33cm. Old paper rebacking chipped and partially gone on cover. Mostly unopened. "Munger Africana Library" stamp embossed on wrapper. Portuguese text.
n.p. . Paperback. Thick card binder containing Forms LR-1 (Motive Power Situation as of April 1, 1942) for many, if not all, American Railroads Companies. Mimeograph. No separate title-page present. Age-toned. 29cm. Presumably used for the US War Effort in WWII.
New York: Simmons-Boardman, (c. 1925). Hardcover. xv, -227p. 19cm. Ink marks along portions of joint creases. Backstrip browned and slightly frayed at top. No Jacket. An uncommon book promoting better industrial relations and more insurance.
n.p. American Car and Foundry Division, ACF Industries, Incorporated Marketing, 1962. Paperback. photos, 35p. Wrapper. Plastic comb binding. 28cm. A former owner has pencilled notes critical of the conclusions of this report. Reported by J. Tierney.
New York: Reinhold Publishing Corporation, 1946. Paperback. photos, 154p. Softcover in original wrapper. 30cm. Includes "2 Dormitories for Railroad Men" at pages 46-62.
Oxford, Indiana: Richard B. Cross, (1975). Hardcover. vii, 532p.23cm. No Jacket. Papers presented at the Railroad Research Study held June 30 - July 25, 1975, Woods Hole, Massachusetts.
Paris: Organisation for European Economic Co-operation, 1952. Paperback. index, 445p. Wrapper (with dj). 24cm. Jacket has some chipping and wear along edges and folds. OEEC Technical Mission No. 14.
San Francisco, Chicago, New York: Rand McNally & Company, (c. 1925). Paperback. Large folding map inside back cover, 136, (8)p, Softcover in original wrappers.17cm. Minor cover soil. Moderate edge-wear on last few leaves.
n.p. n.d. [1920s or 1930s?]. Paperback. 17 photographs of plans, drawings or photographs. Photos (in corner mounts) one to a page with versos blank. Typed captions beneath each photo. Wrapper. Oblong (33 x 26cm.). Some chipping and tears on cover edges. Light soil. Page wrinkling. An unusual assemblage; could be...
New Haven: A. C. Gilbert Company, (c. 1944). Paperback. photos and illustrations, 48p. Wrapper. 29cm. Cover split about halfway at fold. Purple stamp for Gilbert Hall of Science in Washington, D.C. on first interior page. Colorful illustration of a locomotive passing to boy with slingshot and fishing pole. Advertisement inside...
n.d. n.d. [1948?]. Paperback. photos, text unnumbered [we counted 96 pages]. Red wrapper. 29cm. Cover scuffed. Moderate soiling and some offsetting. Cover title: Samac-Sarajevo a railway built by the youth. An unusual item about the building of this railroad in only 7 1/2 months by 887 youth work-brigades (containing 211,317...
1900. Stand Back! NY, London & Berlin: International Art Publishing Co., n.d. [ca. 1900 or perhaps a bit earlier]. p. Softcover in original pictorial wrapper. 28cm. Cover and internal leaves split at fold but still barely attached. Relatively short jagged tear on one leaf. Other wear. Poor. Uncommon children's book...
Washington: GPO, (1955). Paperback. This volume ONLY. portraits, vii, 482p. Wrapper. 26cm. Corner clipped on title-leaf. Backstrip browned. Volume I was also issued in Spanish; Volume II containing the technical papers was only issued in Spanish.
London: John Murray, 1891. 1st ed. Hardcover. , 378p. plus (6)p. publisher's advertisements. Maroon cloth backed in linen. 20cm. Linen portion of cover cloth quite browned. Fraying and a moderate tear at head of backstrip. A few pencil marks in margins.
Philadelphia: 1919. Paperback. viii, 252p. Gray wrapper. 25cm. Cover has a few chips. Front cover partially detached at ends. Backstrip shipped and partially reglued. Contents slightly age-toned but otherwise sound. Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science, Vol. LXXXVI, No. 175 (November, 1919). This railroad issue was...
n.p. 1944. Paperback. 23, 12p. Wrapper. 27cm. Moderate cover browning & soil. This is not the actual executed agreement; it is a printed copy of agreement as executed with the signatures rendered in type.
New York: . Paperback. folding tables, 40p. Wrapper. 28cm. Cover soiling and some wear. Former owner's name on front.
New York: . Paperback. 17 folding sheets of tables, 44p. Wrapper. 28cm. Former owner's name.
Yucca Valley, Calif: Manzanita Press, (c. 1973). 1st ed. Hardcover. errata slip (mounted on a preliminary leaf), photos, 141p. dj. 23cm. Jacket browned around edges and has a couple of light marks on front.