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Notes et Documents Relatifs a la Politique des Chemins de Fer en Afrique Tropicale, 2 Volumes
Notes et Documents Relatifs a la Politique des Chemins de Fer en Afrique Tropicale, 2 Volumes
by Ministere des Colonies Royaume de Belgique
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Brussells: Establissements Generaux d'Imprimerie 1914. 2 volumes. Quarto 21.5 x 27.5 cm. Full purple cloth with the original printed wrappers bound in. Text in French. Containing 2 large color folding maps 1 black & white folding map 1 single-page map 6... (read more)

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Lucas Motor Cycle Electrical Equipment Service Manual
Lucas Motor Cycle Electrical Equipment Service Manual
by Lucas
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Birmingham: Joseph Lucas Sales & Service Ltd., [no date] 51pp. Blue stapled wraps. Illustrated throughout with line drawings, schematics. Wraps lightly soiled, bumped at extremities. Very Good Condition. RT/kb... (read more)

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Riding the Dirt
Riding the Dirt
by Bob Sanford
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Newport Beach, CA: Bond/Parkhurst Books, (1972). Octavo, 16 x 23.5 cm, 221pp. Brown cloth over boards stamped in orange. Light wear to the edges of the boards; dust jacket rubbed, lightly edgeworn, and price-clipped; a small gouge to the front panel near... (read more)

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Looking Back with Jesse Alexander: A Collection of the Author's Photographs of European Motor Racing from the Adventurous Years Between 1954 and 1967
Looking Back with Jesse Alexander: A Collection of the Author's Photographs of European Motor Racing from the Adventurous Years Between 1954 and 1967
by Jesse Alexander
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Santa Barbara: At Speed Press, (1982). Oblong quarto, 28 x 22.5 cm. vi, 159pp. Original blue cloth, spine stamped in gilt. In an unclipped dust jacket. Black & white photographic illustrations throughout. Binding lightly rubbed. The first few leaves with... (read more)

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Yacht und Bootsbau
Yacht und Bootsbau
by Curt W. Eichler
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Berlin: Verlag Delius, Klasing & Co., [1961 & 1963]. Octavo, 25 x 18.5 cm. 436 pp. 544 pp. Two volumes in publisher's tan cloth; front boards and spines stamped in brown and white. Illustrated throughout in black & white. Cloth rubbed and foxed; corners... (read more)

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Observer on Ranger During the Races for the America's Cup, 1937
Observer on Ranger During the Races for the America's Cup, 1937
by Fisher Dilke
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London: Herbert Jenkins Limited, (1938). Quarto, 22 x 28 cm, 111pp. First edition. Bound in blue cloth over beveled boards stamped in gilt. Binding rubbed and edgeworn; spine and top edges faded. Pages lightly toned; spine mildly shaken with a few... (read more)

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Locomotive Cyclopedia of American Practice, Eleventh Edition, 1941
Locomotive Cyclopedia of American Practice, Eleventh Edition, 1941
by Roy V. Wright
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New York: Simmons-Boardman Publishing Corporation, 1941. Full blue cloth stamped in blind & gilt. 1312pp. Illustrated throughout with schematics, photographs, & engravings. With 2 multi-fold color ads for Alco GE & GM diesel locomotives. Boards rubbed... (read more)

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Buildings and Structures of American Railroads
Buildings and Structures of American Railroads
by Walter G. Berg
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New York: John Wiley & Sons, 1907. Quarto, 23.5 x 30 cm, 500pp. Later printing. Bound in black cloth over boards stamped in gilt and blind. Binding rubbed and soiled with some wear to extremities; adhesive residue (probably from a removed label) on the... (read more)

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Street-Railway Roadbed
Street-Railway Roadbed
by Mason D. Pratt and C. A. Alden
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New York: Street Railway Publishing Company, 1898. Octavo, 15.5 x 23 cm, 135pp. First edition. Bound in green cloth over boards stamped in gilt and blind. Binding lightly rubbed and edgeworn. An internal crack to the binding near the center with the... (read more)

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Steam & Thunder in the Timber: Saga of the Forest Railroads
Steam & Thunder in the Timber: Saga of the Forest Railroads
by Michael Koch
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(Denver: World Press, Inc., 1979). 22.5 x 28.5 cm, 528pp. Limited edition, #2290 of an unspecified number. Signed by the author on the limitation page. Bound in green faux-leather stamped in gilt. Illustrations throughout, including numerous color... (read more)

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Model Railroading with John Allen
Model Railroading with John Allen
by Linn H. Westcott
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Waukesha, WI: Kalmbach Publishing Co., 1996. 24 x 29 cm, 144pp. First hardcover printing (preceded by three paperback printings). Bound in glossy pictorial paper over boards. Binding lightly rubbed. Very good condition. BJ... (read more)

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10 Years on 2 Wheels: 77 Countries, 250,000 Miles
10 Years on 2 Wheels: 77 Countries, 250,000 Miles
by Helge Pedersen
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As a child, Helge Pedersen dreamed of seeing Africa. In 1982, he sold everything he owned except his motorcycle and some gear and began a journey that would be longer, more dangerous, and lead to more adventures than he ever imagined. For more than... (read more)

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Frigates of the Napoleonic Wars
Frigates of the Napoleonic Wars
by Robert Gardiner
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This fully-illustrated volume describes the design, construction, and armament of the dashing frigates.... (read more)

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Traction Engine: Its Use and Abuse; Including Cas & Gasoline Engines; How to Run a Threshing Rig
Traction Engine: Its Use and Abuse; Including Cas & Gasoline Engines; How to Run a Threshing Rig
by James H. Maggard
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Nothing Like It in the World Signed 1st Edition
Nothing Like It in the World Signed 1st Edition
by Stephen Ambrose
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International Correspondence School's Steam Locomotive Study Course
International Correspondence School's Steam Locomotive Study Course
by International Correspondence School
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v.1. The steam locomotive, pt. 1 and pt. 2. Locomotive valves. Locomotive valve setting -- v.2. Stephenson valve gear. Walschaert valve gear, pt. 1 and pt. 2. Baker locomotive valve gear. Southern locomotive valve gear. Locomotive boilers, pt. 1 and pt... (read more)

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Motorcycle Electrics Without Pain
Motorcycle Electrics Without Pain
by Mike Arman
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750 Racer: Everything You Need to Know about Building and Racing a Low-Cost Sports-Racing Car
750 Racer: Everything You Need to Know about Building and Racing a Low-Cost Sports-Racing Car
by Peter Herbert and Dick Harvey
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Agricultural Power and Machinery
Agricultural Power and Machinery
by Clinton O. Jacobs and William R. Harrell
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Weekends of Glory: The History of Northwest Sports Car Racing, Volume Two: 1962 through 1970
Weekends of Glory: The History of Northwest Sports Car Racing, Volume Two: 1962 through 1970
by Martin Rudow
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