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Image for The Advantages of the City of San Jose, California as a Manufacturing Center

The Advantages of the City of San Jose, California as a Manufacturing Center

By: N/A

Price: $35.00

Publisher: San Jose, CA, San Jose Historical Museum Association: 1990

Seller ID: 145184

ISBN: 0914139096

Condition: Fine


Paperback book and introductory flyer from the publisher in a black cloth hardback case. San Jose Historical Museum Association reprint of 1884 edition. Book is 70 pages. Black and white illustrations. Slight damage to back of paperback (see photo). View more info

Image for Seward, Alaska:  A History of the Gateway City , Vol. I:  Prehistory to 1914

Seward, Alaska: A History of the Gateway City , Vol. I: Prehistory to 1914

By: Barry, Mary J.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Anchorage, Alaska, M.J.P. Barry: 1986

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 142900

ISBN: 0961700904

Condition: Good


Some yellow highlighting to under 30 pages (approx.). 182 pages. 8 1/2"w x 11"h. Signed by Mary J. Barry. Previous owner's name inside. Black and white photos. View more info

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Architecture of Rail: The Way Ahead.

By: Binney, Marcus

Price: $35.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Academy Editions: 1995

Seller ID: 140245

ISBN: 1854903969

Condition: Near Fine


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 127 pages. Large format: 10 1/4"w x 12 1/4"h. "In this selection of projects by European architects, both built and currently under construction, including Waterloo International Terminal, Roissy, Lisbon Expo 98, Lyon Satolas, Marcus Binney illustrates the complex range of factors explored in the creation of this new architecure of rail." View more info

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Canadian National's Western Stations

By: Bohi, Charles; Kozma, Leslie; Kozma, Leslie S

Price: $20.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Fitzhenry & Whiteside: 2002

Seller ID: 134117

ISBN: 1550416324

Condition: Fine


Book is in excellent condition in every respect, no flaws for blemishes of any kind. Text/interior is clean and neat with no marking of any kind. Dust jacket has very light wear, no tears. 160 pages, many b&w prints. View more info

Image for Kinsey, Photographer: Half Century of Negatives by Darius and Tabitha May Kinsey - Volumes One and TWo

Kinsey, Photographer: Half Century of Negatives by Darius and Tabitha May Kinsey - Volumes One and TWo

By: Bohn, Dave; Rodolfo Petschek

Price: $50.00

Publisher: San Francisco, Chronicle Books: 1988

Seller ID: 146016

ISBN: 0877012873

Condition: Near Fine


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. Full green cloth boards show light fading at edges of cover. Ede wear to dust jacket. Large format: 10 1/2"w x 13"h. 320 pages. View more info

Image for The Search for Safety: A History of Railroad Signals and the People Who Made Them

The Search for Safety: A History of Railroad Signals and the People Who Made Them

By: Brignano, Mary ; Hax McCullough

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Union Switch & Signal Division, American Standard: 1981

Seller ID: 142100

ISBN: 0960620206

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 200 pages. 9"w x 9 1/8"h. Full brown cloth boards show a bit of discoloration and edge wear. Tears on dust jacket. Previous owner's name inside, and tipped-in letter to previous owner from engineer at American Standard. Many b&w illustrations. View more info

Automotive Lubricants Reference Book

By: Caines, Arthur J.; Haycock, Roger F.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Society of Automotive Engineers Inc: 1996

Seller ID: 138802

ISBN: 1560915250

Condition: Fine


Book is in excellent condition. Binding is solid and square, covers have sharp corners, exterior shows no blemishes, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. Dust jacket shows the slightest signs of shelf wear only, no tears. 706 pages, View more info

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Canadian Pacific Posters, 1883-1963

By: Choko, Marc H.; Jones, David L.

Price: $38.00

Publisher: Canada, Meridian Press: 1988

Seller ID: 135506

ISBN: 2920417371

Condition: Good


A clean, unmarked book. Cracked spine, but pages are intact and not loose. 186 pages. Slight edge wear to cover. 9 1/8"w x 12"h. This book illustrates 128 of the Canadian Pacific Railroad silk screened posters. View more info

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Whistler Reflections

By: Florence Peterson; Sally Mitchell; Janet Love Morrison

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Terra Bella Publishers: 1997

Seller ID: 137049

ISBN: 1896171095

Condition: Fine


Brand new book in excellent condition in every respect. Many b&w photos, maps, appears unread, very tight binding. 60 pages. View more info

Image for Railroad Shutterbug: Jim Fredrickson's Northern Pacific

Railroad Shutterbug: Jim Fredrickson's Northern Pacific

By: Fredrickson, Jim

Price: $8.41

Publisher: U.S.A., Washington State University Press: 2000

Seller ID: 135265

ISBN: 0874221978

Condition: Good


Ex-library book with the usual stamps, stickers, etc. Binding is solid, though repaired by library, and text/ interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. 160 pages, a few in color. View more info

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Track Cyclopedia: Tenth Edition, The

By: H. C. Archdeacon, et al.

Price: $65.95

Publisher: Simmons Boardman Pub Co: 1985

Edition: 10th Ed. Ex-Library

Seller ID: 141391

ISBN: 091138202X

Condition: Near Fine


Ex-library book with the usual stamps, stickers, etc. Binding is solid and text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. Very clean book from the reference section of the library. Covers show light wear, otherwise in excellent condition. 459 pages in ten sections covering all aspects of the state of the art of railroad rail. Contents include: Roadway: grading, geosynthetics, vegetation control; Ballast: track surface and alinement; Ties: cross switch, concrete; Fasteners: tie plates and spikes, rail anchors, direct fixation fastening; Special trackwork: switches, frogs, guard ra... View more info

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Glaciers, Bears and Totems: Sailing in Search of the Real Southeast Alaska

By: Hulsizer, Elsie

Price: $16.95

Publisher: Harbor Publishing: 2010

Edition: Ex Library

Seller ID: 134237

ISBN: 1550175165

Condition: Very Good


Ex-library book with the usual stamps, stickers, etc. Binding is solid and text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. Book shows very little wear. In business for 21 years, we provide excellent customer service and ship using protective packing material. View more info

Image for Glaciers, Bears and Totems: Sailing in Search of the Real Southeast Alaska

Glaciers, Bears and Totems: Sailing in Search of the Real Southeast Alaska

By: Hulsizer, Elsie

Price: $16.90

Publisher: Harbor Publishing: 2010

Edition: Ex Library

Seller ID: 134438

ISBN: 1550175165

Condition: Very Good


Ex-library book with the usual stamps, stickers, etc. Binding is solid and text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. Book shows very little wear. View more info

Image for Investigation of the Atomic Bomb, 1945, Hiroshima, Nagasaki

Investigation of the Atomic Bomb, 1945, Hiroshima, Nagasaki

By: Iijima

Price: $450.00

Publisher: Japan, Unknown: 1982

Seller ID: 098984

Condition: Good


Text is in Japanese. 236 pages with a great many, often several per page, b&w photos taken in Japan very soon after the A-bomb explosions, both of survivors and their injuries and structural damage of all kinds, including close-ups of beams, trees, bridges, railroad tracks, etc. with maps specifying location of the adjacent photos. Many burn victims, many of which are children. Includes worn, folded and torn (1/2 page) 4-page fold-out photo of ground zero and surrounding city to mountains in the distance: totally decimated, a landscape of scorched rubble. Ex-library book with usual marks,... View more info

Image for Clamshell Railroad: America's Westernmost Line 1888 -- 1930

Clamshell Railroad: America's Westernmost Line 1888 -- 1930

By: Jessett, Thomas E.

Price: $32.45

Publisher: Ilwaco, OR, Pacific Printing Co.:

Seller ID: 142481

Condition: Very Good


Book shows a little crunch at upper spine with a crease resulting, otherwise very light scuffing to covers only. Binding is solid and square, covers have sharp corners, exterior shows no other blemishes, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. 42 pages with b&w photo section. View more info

Tales of the CPR

By: Jones, David Laurence

Price: $17.95

Publisher: U.S.A., Fifth House Books: 2002

Seller ID: 134230

ISBN: 1894856058

Condition: Near Fine


Book is in excellent condition with corners not perfect, but close. Previous owner's name inked out on front end paper. Text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. 200 pages with many b&w photos. In business for 21 years, we provide excellent and responsive customer service and ship in padded packing material. View more info

Tales of the CPR

By: Jones, David Laurence

Price: $17.95

Publisher: U.S.A., Fifth House Books: 2002

Seller ID: 144093

ISBN: 1894856058

Condition: Near Fine


Book is in excellent condition with corners not perfect, but close. Text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. 200 pages with many b&w photos. In business for 21 years, we provide excellent and responsive customer service and ship in padded packing material. View more info

Cass Scenic Railroad of West Virginia

By: Kramer, Frederick A

Price: $7.12

Publisher: Fredon, NJ, Carstens Publications: 1977

Seller ID: 138469

ISBN: 091186833X

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 39 pages. Staple-bound. Black and white photos. View more info

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I. Kuprejanov [Kupreianov] Prints By

By: Kupreianov, Nikolai Nikalaevich [I. Kuprejanov]

Price: $500.00

Publisher: Leningrad :, Khudozhnik RSFSR: 1980

Seller ID: 131892

Condition: Near Fine


18 plates and a ten page pamphlet. Text in Cyrillic. In a beige cloth covered case with sunning and discoloration to spine, a small tear at bottom of spine, and penciled price on back. Small creases to edge of pamphlet. Prints are in Fine condition and are 26 cm x 29 cm. Number 63 of a limited edition of 500. Kupreianov was a Soviet graphic artist born in 1894, in the Polish People’s Republic; died July 29, 1933, in Moscow. "In 1910, Kupreianov studied in St. Petersburg with A. P. Ostroumova-Lebedeva and in the workshops of D. N. Kardovskii and K. S. Petrov-Vodkin. He was a membe... View more info

Railroads of Canada (Railroad Histories of the World)

By: Legget, Robert Ferguson

Price: $18.50

Publisher: N Y, Drake Publishers, Inc.: 1973

Seller ID: 125926

ISBN: 0877494819

Condition: Very Good


Ex-library copy with the usual stamps and markings. Interior pages clean and unmarked; tight binding. 255 pages. A comprehensive history of Canada's railway system. As the second largest country in the world Canada has developed an effective railway system with a total length of over 40,000 miles, most of it single track. This volume includes the story of one of the greatest railway feats of all time, the building of the transcontinental railway. Included are accounts of some of the smaller systems which ply the far north, b/w photographs, 255pp, View more info