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Agreement between The Canadian Pacific Railway Company and The Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen on behalf of the Conductors -- Baggagemen -- Brakemen/Car Retarder Operators/Yardmen and Switchtenders employed on the Eastern Region
1 Agreement between The Canadian Pacific Railway Company and The Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen on behalf of the Conductors -- Baggagemen -- Brakemen/Car Retarder Operators/Yardmen and Switchtenders employed on the Eastern Region
Montreal No Publisher 1954 Stiff Card Wraps Very Good Sextodecimo -- from 5.75" to 6.75" 
The bargaining agreement between CPR and one of its unions, which came into effect on April 1, 1954. An uncommon item. Lightly scuffed covers, light wear to spine ends, numerals to top right corner of front cover. (C/BT) 
Price: 30.00 USD
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AIR-BRAKE TROUBLES Instruction Paper with Examination Questions, Part 1 & Part 2
2 AIR-BRAKE TROUBLES Instruction Paper with Examination Questions, Part 1 & Part 2
Scranton International Textbook Company/International Correspondence Schools/I.C.S. 1910 Revised edition Wraps Very Good Small Octavo -- from 7.75" to 9.75" Tall 
676 A and 676 B. A pair of uncommon items from the I.C.S. home study course. Part 1: 24 pages + 2 pages of examination questions. Part 2: 38 pages + 2 pages of examination questions. Part 1 is lightly soiled, w/mild dampstaining. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Air-Signal System, Instruction Paper with Examination Questions
3 Air-Signal System, Instruction Paper with Examination Questions
Scranton International Textbook Company, International Correspondence Schools/I.C.S. 1905 2nd edition Wraps About Very Good Small octavos -- from 7.75" to 9.75" Tall 
#679. An uncommon item issued by the I.C.S. home study course. 21 pages + 2 pages of examination questions, illustrated. Some dampstaining, moderate handling wear. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Boiler Attachments, Part 1, Instruction Paper with Examination Questions
4 Boiler Attachments, Part 1, Instruction Paper with Examination Questions
Scranton International Textbook Company, International Correspondence Schools/I.C.S. 2nd edition Wraps Good Small Octavo -- from 7.75" to 9.75" Tall 
# 695 A. A scarce booklet issued by the I.C.S. home study course. (1910), 59 pages + 3 pages of examination questions, illustrated. Cover soil, uneven 1/2" tear to fore-edge, light internal soil, handling wear. (C/BR) 
Price: 12.50 USD
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Boiler Attachments, Part 1, Part 2, & Part 3, Instruction Paper with Examination Questions
5 Boiler Attachments, Part 1, Part 2, & Part 3, Instruction Paper with Examination Questions
Scranton International Textbook Company, International Correspondence Schools/I.C.S. 2nd editions Wraps Small octavos -- from 7.75" to 9.75" Tall 
#s 695 A, 695 B, 695 C. Three very scarce booklets issued by the I.C.S. home study course. Part 1: (1910), 59 pages + 3 pages of examination questions, illustrated. VG w/moderate handling wear. Part 2: (1920), 53 pages + 2 pages of examination questions, illustrated. G w/light smudging, 1.5" x 1.5" piece torn from top edge of front cover, moderate handling wear. Part 3: (1920), 37 pages (continues pagination from Part 2, thus 55 through 91) + 2 pages of examination questions (continues pagination from Part 2, thus 3 & 4), illustrated. VG w/moderate handling wear. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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Breakdowns, Part 1, Instruction Paper with Examination Questions
6 Breakdowns, Part 1, Instruction Paper with Examination Questions
Scranton International Textbook Company, International Correspondence Schools/I.C.S. 2nd edition Wraps About Very Good Small Octavo -- from 7.75" to 9.75" Tall 
#700 A. A scarce booklet issued by the I.C.S. home study course, dealing with the breakdowns of locomotive engines. (1905), 64 pages + 3 pages of examination questions, illustrated. A couple of .75" edge tears to covers, previous owner's complicated mathematical calculation to left edge of front cover, small chip to bottom left corner of front cover, moderate handling wear. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Canadian National Railway Company, Rates of Pay and Rules Governing Service of Locomotive Engineers
7 Canadian National Railway Company, Rates of Pay and Rules Governing Service of Locomotive Engineers
No Place Canadian National Railway/CNR 1951 Stiff Card Wraps w/metal clamp Fair Sextodecimo -- from 5.75" to 6.75" 
Contains the 1951 rates of pay and rules for the CNR's "STEAM LINES, ATLANTIC AND CENTRAL REGIONS'(Excluding Newfoundland District)/All Lines East of Armstrong and Port Arthur/excluding Lines in New England, United/States & Canada Railroad, Champlain/& St. Lawrence Railroad, and/St. Clair Tunnel Company." Also contains the 1959 and 1961 revised rates of pay and rules, which are attached to the whole with a folding metal clamp at rear. Previous owner's name to top of front cover, cover soil, dampstaining, moderately soiled edges, some rust to metal clamps. (C/BT) 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Canadian Pacific Railway, Eastern lines, Rates of Pay and Rules Governing Service of Locomotive Engineers
8 Canadian Pacific Railway, Eastern lines, Rates of Pay and Rules Governing Service of Locomotive Engineers
No Place Canadian Pacific Railway 1939 Reissue Stiff Card Wraps Good to Very Good Sextodecimo -- from 5.75" to 6.75" 
The rates contained herein had become effective July 1, 1927, and the rules on February 1, 1929. Uncommon. Cloth backstrip, 77 pages. Cover soil, backstrip not adhered to front cover, light internal soil. (C/BT) 
Price: 20.00 USD
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CN Atlantic Region, Maritime Area, Employees' Operating Timetable 24
9 CN Atlantic Region, Maritime Area, Employees' Operating Timetable 24
Canadian National Railway/CNR 1971 Wraps Good to Very Good Quarto -- from 9.75" to 12" tall 
"Taking effect at 0101 Sunday, October 31st, 1971." 40 pages. Folded vertically, a bit of corner wear, general handling wear. (C/BT) 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Constitution of the Brotherhood of Locomotive Firemen and Enginemen, 1941
10 Constitution of the Brotherhood of Locomotive Firemen and Enginemen, 1941
1941 Wraps Good to Very Good Sextodecimo -- from 5.75" to 6.75" 
"Revised and amended at the thirty-fourth convention held in Denver, Colorado, July and August, 1941," this revision of the constitution was to come into effect "on and after January 1, 1942, except such laws as become effective at the time indicated by action of the Convention." 331 pages (including index). Dusty edges, light soil. (C/BT) $20 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Foundation Brake Gear, Instruction Paper with Examination Questions
11 Foundation Brake Gear, Instruction Paper with Examination Questions
Scranton International Textbook Company, International Correspondence Schools/I.C.S. 2nd edition Wraps About Very Good Small Octavo -- from 7.75" to 9.75" Tall 
#678. A very scarce booklet issued by the I.C.S. home study course. (1910), 40 pages + 2 pages of examination questions, illustrated. Light dampstaining to bottom, light handling wear. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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HEAT AND STEAM, Instruction Paper with Examination Questions
12 HEAT AND STEAM, Instruction Paper with Examination Questions
Scranton International Textbook Company/International Correspondence Schools/I.C.S. 1905 First Edition Wraps Very Good Small Octavo -- from 7.75" to 9.75" Tall 
696. An uncommon item from the I.C.S. home study course. 26 pages + 2 pages of examination questions. Moderate general wear. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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HIGH-SPEED BRAKE, Instruction Paper with Examination Questions
13 HIGH-SPEED BRAKE, Instruction Paper with Examination Questions
Scranton International Textbook Company/International Correspondence Schools/I.C.S. 1910 2nd edition Wraps Good to Very Good Small Octavo -- from 7.75" to 9.75" Tall 
An uncommon item from the I.C.S. home study course. 27 pages + 2 pages of examination questions, illustrated, fold-out diagram. Moderate general wear. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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L.N./L. N. Passenger Brake Equipment, Instruction Paper with Examination Questions
14 L.N./L. N. Passenger Brake Equipment, Instruction Paper with Examination Questions
Scranton International Textbook Company, International Correspondence Schools/I.C.S. 1911 First Edition Wraps Good Small octavos -- from 7.75" to 9.75" Tall 
#1292. An uncommon item issued by the I.C.S. home study course. 36 pages + 2 pages of examination questions, illustrated w/colour and b&w drawings. Key to the Colour Plates page bound in at front. A couple of abrasions to back cover, moderate handling wear. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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OPERATING AND TESTING TRAINS, Instruction Paper with Examination Questions
15 OPERATING AND TESTING TRAINS, Instruction Paper with Examination Questions
Scranton International Textbook Company/International Correspondence Schools/I.C.S. 1910 2nd edition Wraps Very Good Small Octavo -- from 7.75" to 9.75" Tall 
677. An uncommon item from the I.C.S. home study course, the instructions applying "to freight trains of fifty cars or less, the engine of which has only one pump and moderate main-reservoir capacity and is equipped with the G-6 brake valve or a brake valve antedating this valve." 39 pages + 3 pages of examination questions. Moderate general wear. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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P C Passenger Brake Equipment, Instruction Paper with Examination Questions
16 P C Passenger Brake Equipment, Instruction Paper with Examination Questions
Scranton International Textbook Company, International Correspondence Schools/I.C.S. 1920 First Edition Wraps Fair Small Octavo -- from 7.75" to 9.75" Tall 
#1293. A very scarce booklet issued by the I.C.S. home study course. (1912), 65 pages + 3 pages of examination questions, illustrated. Dampstaining, covers partially pulled from staples, spine separations, handling wear. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Rates of Pay and Rules Governing Service of Locomotive Engineers, Firemen and Hostlers
17 Rates of Pay and Rules Governing Service of Locomotive Engineers, Firemen and Hostlers
No Place Canadian Pacific Railway / CPR Stiff Card Wraps Good Sextodecimo -- from 5.75" to 6.75" 
From the front cover: "Overtime rule in freight service effective January 1st, 1920. Other rules effective October 1st, 1920." Contains Supplement A to the September 23, 1920 agreement, being amendments to the rates of pay. The supplement is effective May 16, 1927. Inserted between pages 32 and 33 is a four-page pamphlet (compiled January 1928) dealing with mileage regulations. Laid in at rear is a four-page insert, dated April 14, 1937, being a "Memorandum of Revised Regulations for Application Firemen's Schedule Mileage Limitations." 75 pages. G w/moderate soiling, previous owner's name to top right corner of front cover, pencil calculation to reverse of title page, a few turned corners, general wear. (C/BT) 
Price: 25.00 USD
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The Biographical Directory of the Railway Officials of America for 1887
18 The Biographical Directory of the Railway Officials of America for 1887
Chicago The Railway Age Publishing Company 1887 Hard Cover Good to Very Good No Jacket Octavo -- from 7.75" to 9.75" Tall 
From the title page: "A record of the railway service of the principal officers of American railways; a supplement giving recent changes and appointments; an alphabetical list of all general and division officers not included in the biographical record; a list of prominent railway men recently deceased." The listings are thorough, and include officials from some of the most obscure short line and narrow gauge railways in the US. Among the Canadian railways listed are the Manitoba & North-Western Railway Co., the Central Ontario Railroad, the Grank Trunk Railway, the Erie & Huron Railway, the Quebec Central Railway, and numerous others. This copy once owned by one of the men included in the list, one John Stewart, division superintendent, of the New Brunswick Railway office in Woodstock, New Brunswick, and bears his signature on second end paper. Maroon cloth w/title and rule in blind to front cover, blind decoration/rule to back cover, gilt spine lettering, 416 pages + eight pages of advertisements, illustrated w/35 portraits. Moderate wear to corners/spine ends, spine slant, tanned/lightly soiled edges, previous owner's (Stewart's) name/position/city/date on second end paper. An uncommon item, especially in this condition. (C/BT) 
Price: 60.00 USD
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THE POCKET LIST OF RAILROAD OFFICIALS, Number 245, First Quarter 1956
19 THE POCKET LIST OF RAILROAD OFFICIALS, Number 245, First Quarter 1956
New York The Railway Equipment and Publication Co. 1956 Wraps Good 32mo -- from 4" to 5" tall 
Contains lists of railroads, railroad officials, departments, private companies, commissions (American and Canadian), and much else. 1,014 pages. Strong spine roll, soiled/tanned edges, handling wear. (C/BT) 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Train Control, Instruction Paper with Examination Questions
20 Train Control, Instruction Paper with Examination Questions
Scranton International Textbook Company, International Correspondence Schools/I.C.S. 1912 First Edition Wraps About Very Good Small octavos -- from 7.75" to 9.75" Tall 
#1294. An uncommon item issued by the I.C.S. home study course. 49 pages + 4 pages of examination questions. Some dampstaining to fore-edges, moderate handling wear. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Type K Freight Triple Valves, Instruction Paper with Examination Questions
21 Type K Freight Triple Valves, Instruction Paper with Examination Questions
Scranton International Textbook Company, International Correspondence Schools/I.C.S. 1911 First Edition Wraps About Very Good Small Octavo -- from 7.75" to 9.75" Tall 
#1291. A very scarce booklet issued by the I.C.S. home study course. 31 pages + 1 page of examination questions, illustrated in colour and b&w. Light dampstaining to top, light edgewear, .25" separations to top and bottom spine, mild general wear. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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Valves and Valve Gears, Part 2, Instruction Paper with Examination Questions
22 Valves and Valve Gears, Part 2, Instruction Paper with Examination Questions
Scranton International Textbook Company, International Correspondence Schools/I.C.S. 1911 2nd edition Wraps Fair Small octavos -- from 7.75" to 9.75" Tall 
#698 B. A scarce booklet issued by the I.C.S. home study course. 48 pages + 2 pages of examination questions, illustrated. Edgewear, short edge creases, smudging/soil, some dampstaining near back, covers beginning to pull from staples. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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23 Anonymous Mull Railway
Argyll Mull and West Highland Narrow Gauge Railway Company Limited Wraps Very Good No Jacket Sextodecimo -- from 5.75" to 6.75" 
No date (circa 1985). The story of Scotland's first island passenger railway, a 10.25" gauge tourist attraction conceived in 1975 and officially opened in 1984. Unpaginated (16, including covers), illustrated. Light scratching, moderate general wear. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Intercolonial Railway, Maintenance of Way Department, Rules and Instructions for the Government of Trackmen, Archibald, P.S. (engineer) and D. Pottinger (chief superintendent)
24 Archibald, P.S. (engineer) and D. Pottinger (chief superintendent) Intercolonial Railway, Maintenance of Way Department, Rules and Instructions for the Government of Trackmen
Moncton Intercolonial Railway (printed at the Times Office) 1881 Flexible Cloth Good Sextodecimo -- from 5.75" to 6.75" 
Lays down the obligations for trackmen in the employ of the Intercolonial Railway in the late 19th century. 26 pages, fold-out diagram at rear. Light cover soil, moderate edgewear, left half of tipped-on title band torn from front cover, mild tanning, five words of two lines on page 14 lined out w/red ink (indicating a change in responsibilities. The words are "AND PLATFORMS" in the title SIDE TRACKS AND PLATFORMS IN GOOD ORDER, and "the Platforms and" in the body of obligation 27, which reads, in full, "27.--All Side Tracks must be maintained in good order, and the Platforms and Station Grounds shall always present a cleanly appearance.--An untidy Section will be considered as evidence of an incompetent foreman.") Internally tight. A scarce piece of railroadiana. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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Narrow Gauge and Short Line Gazette, January Jan./February Feb 1991, Volume/Vol. 16, Number/No./#6, Brown, Robert W. (editor)
25 Brown, Robert W. (editor) Narrow Gauge and Short Line Gazette, January Jan./February Feb 1991, Volume/Vol. 16, Number/No./#6
Los Altos Robert W. Brown/Benchmark Publications 1991 Magazine Very Good Small Quarto -- from 9¾" to 12" tall 
A variety of articles and features covering pretty much every aspect of the narrow guage and short line world. This issue's special feature is "Roadside Architecture," by Joe Crea. Cover painting by Jim Finnell. Incorporates Finelines and The Slim Gauge News. 98 pages, illustrated. Unobtrusive library stamp to front cover, another to Contents page, a third to editorial page, moderate handling wear. 
Price: 5.00 USD
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Narrow Gauge and Short Line Gazette, July/August 1989, Volume/Vol. 15, Number/No./#3, Brown, Robert W. (editor)
26 Brown, Robert W. (editor) Narrow Gauge and Short Line Gazette, July/August 1989, Volume/Vol. 15, Number/No./#3
Los Altos Robert W. Brown/Benchmark Publications 1989 Magazine Very Good Small Quarto -- from 9¾" to 12" tall 
A variety of articles and features covering pretty much every aspect of the narrow guage and short line world. This issue's special feature is "Casting Small Parts in Three Easy Steps," by Joe Crea. Cover painting by Ted Rose. 98 pages, illustrated. Unobtrusive library stamp to front cover, another to Contents page, moderate handling wear. 
Price: 5.00 USD
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Narrow Gauge and Short Line Gazette, July/August Aug. 1992, Volume/Vol. 18, Number/No./#3, Brown, Robert W. (editor)
27 Brown, Robert W. (editor) Narrow Gauge and Short Line Gazette, July/August Aug. 1992, Volume/Vol. 18, Number/No./#3
Los Altos Robert W. Brown/Benchmark Publications 1992 Magazine Very Good Small Quarto -- from 9¾" to 12" tall 
A variety of articles and features covering pretty much every aspect of the narrow guage and short line world. This issue's special feature is "The Pro Patria Mill," by Mike Blazek and Gabe Bradford. Cover painting by Chris Comport Incorporates Finelines and The Slim Gauge News. 98 pages, illustrated. Unobtrusive library stamp to front cover, another to Contents page, trimmed top/bottom left corners, moderate general wear. 
Price: 5.00 USD
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Narrow Gauge and Short Line Gazette, March Mar./April Apr. 1990, Volume/Vol. 16, Number/No./#1, Brown, Robert W. (editor)
28 Brown, Robert W. (editor) Narrow Gauge and Short Line Gazette, March Mar./April Apr. 1990, Volume/Vol. 16, Number/No./#1
Los Altos Robert W. Brown/Benchmark Publications 1990 Magazine Very Good Small Quarto -- from 9¾" to 12" tall 
A variety of articles and features covering pretty much every aspect of the narrow guage and short line world. This issue's special feature is "Ticket to Tincup," by Dick Shapiro. Cover painting by Jim Finnell. Incorporates Finelines and The Slim Gauge News. 98 pages, illustrated. Unobtrusive library stamp to front cover, another to Contents page, moderate handling wear. 
Price: 5.00 USD
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Narrow Gauge and Short Line Gazette, September Sept./October Oct. 1991, Volume/Vol. 17, Number/No./#4, Brown, Robert W. (editor)
29 Brown, Robert W. (editor) Narrow Gauge and Short Line Gazette, September Sept./October Oct. 1991, Volume/Vol. 17, Number/No./#4
Los Altos Robert W. Brown/Benchmark Publications 1991 Magazine Very Good Small Quarto -- from 9¾" to 12" tall 
A variety of articles and features covering pretty much every aspect of the narrow guage and short line world. This issue's special feature is "Refrigerator Cars of the Colorado & Southern, Part 1," by Derrell Poole. Cover painting by Jim Finnell. Incorporates Finelines and The Slim Gauge News. 98 pages, illustrated. Unobtrusive library stamp to front cover, another to Contents page, thin crease to bottom right corner of front cover, moderate handling wear. 
Price: 5.00 USD
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Narrow Gauge and Short Line Gazette, September Sept./October Oct. 1992, Volume/Vol. 18, Number/No./#4, Brown, Robert W. (editor)
30 Brown, Robert W. (editor) Narrow Gauge and Short Line Gazette, September Sept./October Oct. 1992, Volume/Vol. 18, Number/No./#4
Los Altos Robert W. Brown/Benchmark Publications 1992 Magazine About Very Good Small Quarto -- from 9¾" to 12" tall 
A variety of articles and features covering pretty much every aspect of the narrow guage and short line world. This issue's special feature is "The Sonoma Magnesite Company," by Craig S. LeVay. Cover painting by Dana Maranto. Incorporates Finelines and The Slim Gauge News. 98 pages, illustrated. Unobtrusive library stamp to front cover, another to Contents page, date stamp to same, trimmed top/bottom left corners, moderate general wear. 
Price: 5.00 USD
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Coaches and Trains (Golden Ariels No. 7), (19th Century Transport Prints Vol. 2), Cadfryn-Roberts, John (editor)
31 Cadfryn-Roberts, John (editor) Coaches and Trains (Golden Ariels No. 7), (19th Century Transport Prints Vol. 2)
Princeton Golden Ariels/D. Van Nostrand Company 1965 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Octavo -- from 7.75" to 9.75" Tall 
The second volume in the publisher's "19th Century Transport Prints" series. Decorated boards, 12 pages + 20 pages of colour plates by a variety of 19th-century artists and engravers. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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TRACKS ACROSS THE LANDSCAPE, The S&L Commemorative History (signed), Campbell, Brian, w/A.J.B. Johnston
32 Campbell, Brian, w/A.J.B. Johnston TRACKS ACROSS THE LANDSCAPE, The S&L Commemorative History (signed)
Sydney University College of Cape Breton Press 1995 0-920336-64-7 / 9780920336649 First Edition Stiff Card Wraps Very Good Oblong Octavo -- from 7.75" to 9.75" Tall Signed by Campbell & Johnston, on title page
A publication in honour of the Sydney and Louisburg Railway's one hundredth anniversary in 1995. 110 pages (including sources/bibliography), illustrated. Light edgewear, a bit of sunning, moderate general wear. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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ONDER ZEIL, met de ROLLO IV rond de wereld (signed), de Boer, Siebe
33 de Boer, Siebe ONDER ZEIL, met de ROLLO IV rond de wereld (signed)
Den Haag AEGON verzekeringen 1985 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Good to Very Good Quarto -- from 9.75" to 12" tall Signed by Author
Dutch-language text in which the author relates the story of around-the-world sailing adventures with his wife. This copy signed by de Boer and his wife, on title page. Blue cloth w/gilt spine lettering, 272 pages, illustrated. A bit of slant, light edgewear, lightly sunned cover edges, in rubbed dust jacket w/light edgewear, 3/8" tear to top edge of rear panel, impressions. Uncommon signed. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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34 Deighton, Len, & Arnold Schwartzman Airshipwreck
New York Holt, Rinehart & Winston 1978 1st US edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Oblong Octavo -- from 7.75" to 9.75" Tall 
better known for his novels of intrigue and suspense, Deighton, with the assistance of Schwartzman, here offers the endlessly fascinating story of commercial airships and their quarter-century of development and service; contains a number of remarkable photographs, many of them published here for the first time; black cloth w/silver lettering/illustration to front cover, silver lettering to spine, 73 pgs., illustrated; gently bumped spine ends, light general wear; lightly rubbed dj w/impressions/thin scratches; a nice copy; 
Price: 7.50 USD
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The Dodge Book of Performance Cars, Engel, George S. (editor) (produced by Lyle Kenyon Engel)
35 Engel, George S. (editor) (produced by Lyle Kenyon Engel) The Dodge Book of Performance Cars
Pocket 95058 1967 First Edition Paperback Very Good Sextodecimo -- from 5.75" to 6.75" 
Paperback original. Contains information on Don Garlits, Don White, Lee Roy Yarbrough, Bud Faubel, Bobby Harrop, Dave Strickler, Roger Lindamood, Ramchargers, Cotton Owers, Danny Ongais, Dave Pearson, A.J. Foyt, Sam McQuagg, Art Malone, Dick Landy, and The Smoke Eaters, with "inside stories of such great cars as The Turbo-Honker, The Cotton Picker, Little Red Wagon, Color Me Gone, The Yankee Peddler, The Hustler, The Original Dependable, The Flying Carpet, The Candymatic, The Swamp Rat, The Mangler, The Dragmaster Dart, The Flying Barn Door, and King Goat." Bill France, president of NASCAR and president of the Daytona International Speedway; Wally Parks, president of NHRA; Jim Tice, president of AHRA; and Joe Littlejohn, track owner and stock car historian, all provide articles about the future of auto racing. 336 pages (including glossary, index) illustrated. Mild flaking at edges, faint dampstaining to bottom edge (nothing significant). Internally tight and clean. A very scarce title. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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36 Greif, Martin THE AIRPORT BOOK, From Landing Field to Modern Terminal
Toronto Beaverbooks 1979 0-88902-575-4 / 9780889025752 1st Canadian edition Hard Cover Good to Very Good Good to Very Good Quarto -- from 9.75" to 12" tall 
the first book to take a look at the history of the airport, from cow pastures onward; in addition to chapters covering commercial aviation, the first international airports, and flying in the '20s and '30s, the one contains "a gallery of contemporary jetports from five continents that graphically illustrates just how far the airport has progressed in the seventy-five years since it was first called an 'aerial garage.'"; grey boards w/black cloth backstrip, 192 pgs. (incl. Credits and Index), illustrated; sunned cover edges, moderate general wear; dj w/light chipping to corners/spine ends, general wear; 
Price: 7.50 USD
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The Colonial Schooner 1763-1775, Hahn, Harold M.
37 Hahn, Harold M. The Colonial Schooner 1763-1775
London Conway Maritime Press 1981 0 85177 215 3 / 9780851772158 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Quarto -- from 9.75" to 12" tall 
Hahn gives the historical background of the Colonial Schooner, then details models of the ships. Red cloth w/gilt spine lettering, 176 pages, illustrated. Previous owner's bookplate to front pastedown. A nice copy. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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LOCOMOTIVE OPERATION, Valves, Valve Gears, Valve Settings, Harding, J.W. (prepared under the supervision of)
38 Harding, J.W. (prepared under the supervision of) LOCOMOTIVE OPERATION, Valves, Valve Gears, Valve Settings
Scranton International Textbook Company 1924 First Edition Hard Cover Good to Very Good No Jacket (as issued) Octavo -- from 7.75" to 9.75" Tall 
#267B in the International Library of Technology. Contains chapters on locomotive valves, the Stephenson valve gear, locomotive management, breakdowns, oil-burning locomotives, the Type D duplex stoker, and locomotive value setting. Green cloth w/red cloth backstrip w/gilt spine lettering, marbled end papers, illustrated, three fold-outs. Circular stains to cloth of front cover (probably the ubiquitous coffee cup, moderate edgewear, one frayed corner, other corners lightly worn, moderate wear to spine ends, 2.5" tear to left spine edge, 1" scrape to join of green/red cloth on back cover, some staining to back cover, light internal soil, rear hinge going. Internally still fairly tight. Uncommon. (C/BT) 
Price: 40.00 USD
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39 Hare, Jay V. History of the North Pennsylvania Railroad
Reading Company Stapled Wraps Very Good to Fine Quarto -- from 9.75" to 12" tall 
A quite scarce piece of American railroadiana, detailing the North Pennsylvania Railroad's history from its beginnings in 1852 through to the time of this publication in January of 1944. At the time of writing, the author served in the capacity of Secretary and Treasurer for the Reading Company. Stapled wraps, typescript, 31 pages. Tanning, light smudging, light general wear. A scarce item, especially in this condition. [C/BT} 
Price: 50.00 USD
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Sn3 Modeler, Spring/Summer, 1991, Vol./Volume VIII/8, No./Number/# 1 & Fall/Winter No./Number/# 2, Heimburger, Don (editor)
40 Heimburger, Don (editor) Sn3 Modeler, Spring/Summer, 1991, Vol./Volume VIII/8, No./Number/# 1 & Fall/Winter No./Number/# 2
River Forest Heimburger House Publishing Company 1991 Magazines Very Good Small Quartos -- from 9¾" to 12" tall 
The two 1991 issues of this uncommon magazine containing a wide variety of features and articles for Sn3 enthusiasts. Or, as the publisher would have it, "Capturing the spirit of S narrow gauge modeling." Each issue 40 pages, illustrated. Small library stamps, moderate general wear, trimmed top left corners. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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41 Higgins, S.H. Pearce THE WANTAGE TRAMWAY, A History of the First Tranway to adopt Mechanical Traction
Berkshire The Abbey Press Hard Cover Good Good Octavo -- from 7¾" to 9¾" Tall 
Introduction by John Betjeman. Blue cloth w/gilt lettering to front cover/spine, 158 pages (including Appendices, Notes), illustrated. Bumped/moderately worn corners/spine ends, foxed fore-edge, gift inscription (in pencil) to previous owner, in rubbed and price-clipped dust jacket w/some chipping to corners/spine ends, thin scratches, general wear. {C/BT} 
Price: 50.00 USD
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Progressive Examinations of Locomotive Engineers and Firemen, Hill, John A.
42 Hill, John A. Progressive Examinations of Locomotive Engineers and Firemen
Terre Haute Standard Publishing Company 1981 25th edition Flexible Cloth About Good Sextodecimo -- from 5.75" to 6.75" 
A scarce item that provides questions and answers intended to help the prospective engineer and fireman begin and further his career. Dominion Atlantic Railway stamp to front end paper. 96 pages (including 18 pages at rear, entitled "Diagrams Illustrating Manner of Using Signals According to the Standard Code of Train Rules as Adopted by the American Railway Association" -- some diagrams w/green and/or red colour). About G w/cover soil, edgewear, some internal dampstaining along edges, light internal soil, title page w/two paper pulls/tears at staples, general wear. (C/BT) 
Price: 45.00 USD
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43 Lowe, Paul E. ELECTRIC RAILWAY TROUBLES and How to Find Them, A Comprehensive Treatise on Motors, Motor Operation, Motor Repairs, Car Break-downs, Control Systems, Repairing of Control, Air Brakes, Air Brake Troubles, and Electric Railway Operation Generally
Chicago Frederick J. Drake & Co., Publishers 1909 First Edition Hard Cover Good No Jacket (as issued) Small Octavo -- from 7.75" to 9.75" Tall 
The sub-title pretty much covers the depth and breadth of this one. Illustrated blue cloth, gilt lettering to front cover/spine, 367 pages (including Index), + 10 pages of advertisements for other Drake-published titles, 118 illustrations (1 fold-out). Wear/fraying to corners/spine ends, spine slightly discoloured, previous owner’s faint stamp to front end paper/title page, soiled/dusty edges, cracked hinges, general wear. (C/BT) 
Price: 50.00 USD
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44 Nock, O.S. Algoma Central Railway
Sault Ste. Marie & London Algoma Central Railway/Adam & Charles Black Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine Octavo -- from 7.75" to 9.75" Tall 
"The author has chronicled the development of the railway from the early days of Francis Clergue through to the present time." Green cloth w/silver spine lettering, 190 pages (including Index), illustrated. [C/BT] 
Price: 15.00 USD
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45 Olson, John R. Secrets of Buying & Selling Collector Cars
Specialty Press Stiff Card Wraps Very Good Duodecimo -- from 6.75" to 7.75" tall 
A guide for people interested in collector cars, with advice and information ranging from value appreciation to restoration, preparing a sale to maintenance, and everything in between. 96 pages, illustrated. Internally tight and clean. 
Price: 6.50 USD
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46 Page, Victor W. THE MODERN GAS TRACTOR, Construction, Utility, Operation And Repair
Norman W. Henley Publishing 1924 4th impression Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket Duodecimo -- from 6.75" to 7.75" tall 
"A Practical Treatise Covering Every Branch of Up-to-Date Gas Tractor Engineering, Driving and Maintenance in a Non-Technical Manner. Considers Fully All Types of Power Plants and Their Components, Methods of Drive and Speed Changing Mechanisms. Describes Design, Construction, and Operation of Latest Tractors, and Their Parts, Their Installation and Adjustment, as well as Practical Application of Tractors in the Field." Olive cloth w/white lettering/rule to front cover/spine, 590 pages (including Index), 39-page catalogue detailing other books published by Henley, illustrated w/300+ illustrations and 3 folding plates (one of which is a fold-out). Mild wear to corners/spine ends, dusty edges. Internally tight and clean. A very nice collectible copy of an uncommon item. (C/BT) 
Price: 75.00 USD
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Railway Lubrication, Railway Service Engineers of Imperial Oil Limited (prepared by)
47 Railway Service Engineers of Imperial Oil Limited (prepared by) Railway Lubrication
No Place Imperial Oil Limited 1947 Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket (as issued) Sextodecimo -- from 5.75" to 6.75" 
Details pretty much everything that a person might want to know about the lubrication requirements of various train parts. Red leatherette w/yellow lettering/illustration to front cover282 pages, illustrated w/110 in-text illustrations and full-colour tipped-in frontispiece. VG w/light cover soil, soil mark to fore-edge, previous owner's name/address in pencil to front end paper, light general wear. (C/BT) 
Price: 35.00 USD
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48 Rossiter, Sean THE CHOSEN ONES, Canada's Test Pilots in Action (signed)
Vancouver & Toronto Douglas & McIntyre / Groundwood Books 094867 2002 1-55054-930-8 / 9781550549300 First Edition Hard Cover As New Very Good to Fine Octavo -- from 7¾" to 9¾" Tall Signed by Rossiter, on title page
1st printing w/complete number sequence. Rossiter gives us the story of numerous Canadian test pilots, whose "job is to make whatever can go wrong with an aircraft go wrong before anyone else flies it." Foreword by Richard P. Bentham. Granite boards w/silver spine lettering, 271 pages (including Endnotes, Bibliography, Index), illustrated. Scuffed dust jacket. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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49 Scott, Gen. Robert L. Tiger in the Sky
Ballantine 306 K 1959 First Edition Paperback Very Good Sextodecimo -- from 5.75" to 6.75" 
Paperback original. Stories of the author's flying adventures over the course of thirty years. 142 pages. Light rubbing, mild edgewear. Internally tight and clean. 
Price: 7.50 USD
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1976 - 1977 Canadian Directory of Railway Museums and Displays, Stephens, David E. (editor)
50 Stephens, David E. (editor) 1976 - 1977 Canadian Directory of Railway Museums and Displays
Windsor Lancelot Press 1976 First Edition Wraps Very Good Small Octavo -- from 7.75" to 9.75" Tall 
Stephens "has attempted to include all operations within Canada that may be of interest to railfans and tourists, including railway museums, rolling stock displays, restored railway stations, excursions and model railways." 48 pages (including covers), illustrated. Light general wear. (C/BT) 
Price: 10.00 USD
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51 Stocks, William B. PENNINE JOURNEY, Being the History of the Railways, Tramways and Canals in Huddersfield and District
Huddersfield The Advertiser Press Stiff Card Wraps Very Good Octavo -- from 7.75" to 9.75" Tall John P. Hanson Signed by Author & Artist
No date (1958). Describes the early growth of transport in the community, the origins of canals and railways, private industry, tramways, and much else. Foreword by William Hallitt. This copy signed by both author and illustrator. 98 pages. Light edgewear, brief inscription to previous owner on inside front cover. (C/BT) 
Price: 25.00 USD
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52 Taylor, Richard L. Fair-Weather Flying
New York Macmillan Publishing Co. 1974 First Edition Hard Cover Good Good Octavo -- from 7.75" to 9.75" Tall Terry Campbell 
"Challenges you to get more out of your airplane and the time you spend in the air. Based on twenty years' flying experience, it is geared to sharpen your flying skills and develop faster, more efficient, and, above all, safer pilotage." Blue cloth, 297 pages, including Glossary and Index. Price-clipped dust jacket w/edgewear, short edge tears. 
Price: 5.00 USD
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53 Thompson, Kent Getting Out of Town by Book & Bike
Wolfville Gaspereau Press 2001 1-894031-24-5 / 9781894031240 First Edition Trade Paperback w/French flaps Near Fine Octavo -- from 7.75" to 9.75" Tall 
an anecdotal, insightful meditation on the bicycle, with side journeys to literature pertaining to it; 157 pages (including Acknowledgements and Sources & Suggested Reading), illustrated; a hint of general wear; an unread copy, internally tight and clean; 
Price: 8.00 USD
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54 Van Sant, Robert M. (editor) Baltimore & Ohio Magazine, August 1942, Vol. XXVIII, No. 8, The Daniel Willard Memorial Issue
Baltimore Baltimore & Ohio Railroad 1942 Magazine Good Small Quarto -- from 9¾" to 12" tall 
An issue devoted entirely to Daniel Willard and his life, containing a wide variety of articles and tributes. 80 pages, illustrated. Moderate general wear. (C/BT) 
Price: 20.00 USD
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55 Wallace, P.J. Brooklands
Ballantine 02231 1971 First Edition Stiff Card Wraps Good to Very Good Digest 
Special Book #1 in the Ballantine's Illustrated History of the Car series, this one chronicling the history of the exclusive motoring club, Brooklands, pioneering birthplace of the British automobile and aircraft industries; Introduction by Whitney Straight; 160 pgs., illustrated; crease to bottom right corner of front cover, crease to bottom left corner of back cover, creasing to front end papers, moderate general wear; internally tight and clean; 
Price: 6.50 USD
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TRAFFIC CRASH ANALYSIS, Court Preparation Manual, Watters, Thomas
56 Watters, Thomas TRAFFIC CRASH ANALYSIS, Court Preparation Manual
Saint John DreamCatcher Publishing / Dream Catcher 1999 1-894372-01-8 / 9781894372015 First Edition Stiff Card Wraps Near Fine Octavo -- from 7.75" to 9.75" Tall 
Apparently the last word on the subject of analyzing traffic accidents, intended for "Lawyers, police officers, insurance professionals and reconstruction experts." 214 pages (including appendices), illustrated. Light general wear. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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57 Weir, Tom THE KYLE LINE, An Illustrated History and Guide
Dunbartonshire Famedram Publishers 1971 Stiff Card Wraps Near Fine Sextodecimo -- from 5.75" to 6.75" 
The story of a Scottish railway line, from 1897 to the time of writing. Unpaginated (28), illustrated. Moderate general wear. 
Price: 5.00 USD
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58 Weir, Tom THE MALLAIG LINE, An Illustrated History and Guide
Dunbartonshire Famedram Publishers Stiff Card Wraps Near Fine Sextodecimo -- from 5.75" to 6.75" 
No date (1971). The story of a now-defunct Scottish railway tourist attraction, the 40-mile journey along the 'Road to the Isles.' Unpaginated (28), illustrated, Moderate general wear. 
Price: 5.00 USD
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59 Weis, Norm The Starduster
Englewood Cliffs Prentice-Hall 1980 0-13-842914-6 / 9780138429140 First Edition Hard Cover Good to Very Good Good to Very Good Octavo -- from 7.75" to 9.75" Tall 
a fifty-year-old whose life "seemed to have dwindled to a pattern of familiar routines and unexciting certainties" tells the story of how he realised the last remaining dream of his youth--to fly his own plane, a craft it took him three years to build before he taught himself to fly it; navy cloth, 171 pgs., illustrated; bumped corners/spine ends, bump to bottom edge of front cover, some slant, pencil price impressions to top right corner of front free end paper; dj w/impressions, moderate edgewear, general wear; 
Price: 5.00 USD
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The Big Ships, Wilson, R.M.
60 Wilson, R.M. The Big Ships
London Cassell & Co. 1956 First Edition Hard Cover Good Good Octavo -- from 7.75" to 9.75" Tall 
From the front flap: "Here are stories of all the great liners which have carried travellers and freight across the world, stories of birth in the great shipyards of the North, of life on the trade routes of the world, and death as time makes the favourite of one age the cast-off of the next, or war brings a sudden and frightful end to a majestic queen of the seas." Navy cloth w/gilt lettering to spine, 246 pages (including index), illustrated w/32 pages of half-tone photographs. Gently bumped corners, light wear to corners/spine ends, tanned/lightly foxed edges, previous owner's signature to front end paper, light foxing to half-title, in edgeworn dust jacket with pieces from edges, chipping to corners/spine ends. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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61 Woodcock, G. Miniature Steam Locomotives
Dawlish David & Charles 1964 First (limited) edition Stiff Card Wraps Very Good Small Octavo -- from 7.75" to 9.75" Tall 
An uncommon item covering the development of the miniature steam locomotive, steam lines, builders and construction practices. 80 pages, copiously illustrated. Moderate general wear. (C/BT) 
Price: 50.00 USD
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62 Wright, John Dead Reckoning Navigation
London Adlard Coles 1968 1st UK edition Hard Cover Very Good Good to Very Good Octavo -- from 7.75" to 9.75" Tall 
a book "for the novice who aims to become a first-class navigator, and the expert who wishes to remain one."; blue cloth w/silver spine lettering, 164 pgs., illustrated; mild general wear; price-clipped dj w/some edgewear, impressions; 
Price: 7.50 USD
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