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The Deschutes River Railroad War Signed Edition
The Deschutes River Railroad War Signed Edition
by Leon Speroff
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Tracing the geological and railroad history of the Pacific Northwest, Leon Speroff uniquely evokes the Age of the Railroad in his newest book, The Deschutes River Railroad War. With intricate detail, expert understanding and amusing anecdotes, he brings... (read more)

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Car Builder's Cyclopedia of American Practice, 15th Edition
Car Builder's Cyclopedia of American Practice, 15th Edition
by Roy V. Wright
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New York: Simmons-Boardman Publishing Corporation 1940. Quarto 22 x 30 cm. 1352pp. Fifteenth edition. Original black cloth paneled in blind, spine stamped in gilt. All edges red. Black & white illustrations throughout. Cloth rubbed. Corners and spine... (read more)

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Locomotive Cyclopedia of American Practice, Seventh Edition, 1925
Locomotive Cyclopedia of American Practice, Seventh Edition, 1925
by Roy V. Wright
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New York: Simmons-Boardman Publishing Company, 1925. Full black cloth stamped in blind. 1131pp. Illustrated throughout with schematics, photographs, & engravings. Boards rubbed, rear joint split 4", front joint split 1" from top. Spine frayed at head... (read more)

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The 1967-1968 Camaro Reference Book
The 1967-1968 Camaro Reference Book
by John R. Hooper
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[No place]: John R. Hooper, (1994). Softcover, 21.5 x 28 cm, 348pp. Pictorial paper wrappers lightly rubbed; light wear to the text block edges; some minor wear to the lower edge of the rear wrapper. Very good condition. RLW... (read more)

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Airborne Signed Edition
Airborne Signed Edition
by William F. Buckley
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Norwalk, CT: The Easton Press, (2002). Octavo, 15.5 x 23.5 cm, 252pp. Original full dark blue leather decorated in gilt, with moire endpapers and ribbon marker; all edges gilt. Signed by the author on an inserted page at the front; certificate of... (read more)

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18th Century Shipbuilding Remarks on the Navies of the English & the Dutch by Blaise Ollivier (1737)
18th Century Shipbuilding Remarks on the Navies of the English & the Dutch by Blaise Ollivier (1737)
by Blaise Ollivier and David H. Roberts
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Rotherfield: Jean Boudriot Publications, 1992. Quarto, 30.5 x 23.5. 416 pp. Original dark green cloth-covered boards with pictorial dustjacket. Boards and spine stamped in white. Illustrated throughout in black & white with two folding diagrams... (read more)

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Car Builders' Cyclopedia of American Practice, Fifteenth Edition 1940
Car Builders' Cyclopedia of American Practice, Fifteenth Edition 1940
by Roy V. Wright
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(Milwaukee, WI: Kalmbach Publishing Co., 1973.) Quarto, 21 x 29 cm, 1352pp. Fifteenth edition; reprint (originally published in 1940). Black cloth over boards, spine stamped in gilt; all edges stained red. Binding lightly rubbed; corners lightly bumped... (read more)

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To Santa Rosalia Further and Back
To Santa Rosalia Further and Back
by Harold D. Huycke
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Newport News, VA: Mariner's Museum, 1970. 8vo, 23 x 15 cm. xix 631 pp. Publisher's full brown cloth-covered boards; spine stamped in gilt. Illustrated with black & white photography including one folding plate. In a pictorial dustjacket. Dustjacket... (read more)

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Men Against the Rule: A Century of Progress in Yacht Design Signed Edition
Men Against the Rule: A Century of Progress in Yacht Design Signed Edition
by Charles Lane Poor
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NY: Derrydale Press, (1937). Number 11 of 950 copies. This copy was given as a gift to printer Eugene Connett's father in law (Andrew Underhill) & is inscribed & signed by Connett. Underhill's book plate & chops on first free endpaper along with... (read more)

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The World in the Air: The Story of Flying in Pictures, 2 Volumes  Signed Edition
The World in the Air: The Story of Flying in Pictures, 2 Volumes Signed Edition
by Francis Trevelyan Miller
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New York: G.P.Putnam's Sons 1930. 2 volumes. 4to. Pioneers Edition. Number 131 of 500 sets produced. Signed by the author & 7 pioneers of aeronautics of the U.S., France, Great Britain, and Germany: Glenn Curtiss, Hugo Eckener, Claude Dornier, Louis... (read more)

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Bibliographies & Indexes in Education #26: Railway Imperialism
Bibliographies & Indexes in Education #26: Railway Imperialism
by Ronald E Robinson
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This contributed volume explores the relationship between imperialism, railways, and informal empire. Contributors account for the origins of main lines in several independent and self-governing countries. The essays reflect on the imperial and anti... (read more)

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Norton Tuning
Norton Tuning
by Paul Dunstall
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Kent: Lodgemark Press Limited, [no date] 32pp., stapled orange wraps. Illustrated with black & white photos, line drawings. Wraps lightly rubbed; evidence of removed label to rear wrap at tail. Very Good Condition. RT/kb... (read more)

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The Story of Erie: Between the Ocean and the Lakes
The Story of Erie: Between the Ocean and the Lakes
by Edward Harold Mott
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New York: John S. Collins, 1901. Quarto, 24 x 30 cm. xii, 524pp. Original black cloth. All edges gilt. Patterned endpapers. Illustrations throughout. Binding lightly rubbed. Hinges split: shaken, but still sound. Good condition. BG/beh... (read more)

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Fathoms Below: Under-Sea Salvage from Sailing Ships to the Normandie
Fathoms Below: Under-Sea Salvage from Sailing Ships to the Normandie
by Frank Meier
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New York: E P Dutton, 1943 First edition. 8vo., green cloth over boards stamped in blue. Illustrated dust jacket. Illustrated with black & white photographs. Corners lightly bumped, spine bumped at head. Light wear to extremities. Book plate on front... (read more)

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Marmon Handbook
Marmon Handbook
by Nordyke & Marmon Company
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Indianapolis: Nordyke & Marmon Co., [circa 1920s]. Eighteenmo, 15.5 x 11.5 cm. 288 pp. + index Text block bound with brass clasps. Illustrated throughout with drawings, photographs and diagrams. Front and rear pages soiled, creased and torn, loosening... (read more)

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The Boomer: A Story of the Rails
The Boomer: A Story of the Rails
by Harry Bedwell
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Toronto: Farrar & Rinehart, (1942). Original gray cloth printed in red, full color dustjacket. Light wear, fading to extremities. Imperfectly opened at pp. 163 - 170, with tears at the bottom, affecting the text on pp. 165 - 166. Dustjacket complete with... (read more)

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A Manual of Yacht and Boat Sailing 1st Edition
A Manual of Yacht and Boat Sailing 1st Edition
by Dixon Kemp
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London: The Field Office, 1878. First edition. Full blue cloth ruled in blind, matte endpapers. vi, 388, [12]pp. Complete with 25 plates. Illustrated throughout with line drawings & charts. Binding rubbed, chipped at head & tail of spine. Joints worn... (read more)

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Unsafe at any Speed: The Designed-in Dangers of the American Automobile 1st Edition
Unsafe at any Speed: The Designed-in Dangers of the American Automobile 1st Edition
by Ralph Nader
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New York: Grossman Publishers, 1965. Octavo, 20.5 x 13.5 cm. xi 365 pp. First edition, first printing stated. Signed "For safer technology/Ralph Nader" on the half-title. Original red cloth-covered boards. Spine stamped in silver and black, front board... (read more)

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An Account of the Construction and Embellishment of Old Time Ships
An Account of the Construction and Embellishment of Old Time Ships
by John R. Stevens
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Toronto: Printed for the author, 1949. Spiral bound, 32 x 23 cm, 176pp. plus 39 black-and-white plates at rear. Limited edition, #377 of 500 numbered copies. With four fold-out diagrams. Stiff black wrappers, front printed in gilt. Wrappers rubbed... (read more)

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Triumph Speed Tuning
Triumph Speed Tuning
by Stan Shenton
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Ormond Beach: M. Arman Publishing Inc., 1982 64pp. Stapled wraps. Illustrated throughout with black & white photos. Very light soiling to wraps. Very Good Condition. RT/kb... (read more)

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