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Seaboard Air Line Passenger Service: The Streamlined Era

Larry Goolsby

Before the coming of Amtrak in 1971, the Seaboard Air Line Railroad was long recognized as having some of the best long-distance passenger trains in the country.  Billing itself as “the Route of Courteous Service” Seaboard took great... (read more)

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Bibliographies & Indexes in Education #26: Railway Imperialism

Ronald E Robinson

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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The World in the Air: The Story of Flying in Pictures, 2 Volumes Signed Edition

Francis Trevelyan Miller

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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  1. The Deschutes River Railroad War... Rare Books Hardcover $100.00
  2. The World in the Air: The Story of... Rare Books Hardcover $1000.00
  3. Building Skin-On-Frame Boats:...
    Rare Books Trade Paper $125.00
  4. Passenger Cars of the Burlington... Rare Books Spiral/comb $125.00
  5. The 1967-1968 Camaro Reference Book Rare Books Trade Paper $125.00
  6. Triumph Speed Tuning Rare Books Trade Paper $125.00
  7. Norton Tuning Rare Books Trade Paper $125.00
  8. The Boomer: A Story of the Rails Rare Books Hardcover $250.00
  9. Men Against the Rule: A Century of... Rare Books Hardcover $300.00
  10. Locomotive Cyclopedia of American... Rare Books Hardcover $350.00
  11. Locomotive Cyclopedia of American... Rare Books Hardcover $250.00
  12. 18th Century Shipbuilding Remarks on... Rare Books Hardcover $225.00
  13. The Story of Erie: Between the Ocean... Rare Books Hardcover $100.00
  14. Looking Back with Jesse Alexander: A... Rare Books Hardcover $150.00
  15. Riding the Dirt Rare Books Hardcover $60.00
  16. A Manual of Yacht and Boat Sailing... Rare Books Hardcover $250.00
  17. Yacht und Bootsbau Rare Books Hardcover $100.00
  18. International Correspondence... Rare Books Hardcover $400.00
  19. Fathoms Below: Under-Sea Salvage... Rare Books Hardcover $75.00
  20. Car Builder's Cyclopedia of American... Rare Books Hardcover $150.00
  21. Street-Railway Roadbed Rare Books Hardcover $75.00
  22. To Santa Rosalia Further and Back Rare Books Hardcover $100.00
  23. Notes et Documents Relatifs a la... Rare Books Hardcover $125.00
  24. Car Builders' Cyclopedia of American... Rare Books Hardcover $200.00
  25. Buildings and Structures of American... Rare Books Hardcover $275.00

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