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...<b>World Encyclopedia of Civil Aircraft: From Leonardo da Vinci to the Present  </b><br>, Angelucci, Enzo
1 Angelucci, Enzo ...World Encyclopedia of Civil Aircraft: From Leonardo da Vinci to the Present

New York: Crown Publishers, 1982.
 0517547244
 Hardcover in Dust Jacket.
 Over 3,000 illustrations, more than 1,200 in full color.
 
A comprehensive survey of all civil, sporting, and commercial flying machines from the sketchbooks of Leonardo da Vinci to the SST.

No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal retail handling; Still Gift Quality. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve.

 
Price: 45.00 USD

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<b> Boeing: The First Century </b>, Bauer, Eugene E.
2 Bauer, Eugene E.  Boeing: The First Century
USA Taba Publishing 2000 1879242087 / 9781879242081 Hardcover with dust jacket.

 
No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality.

History of the Boeing Aircraft Company and planes. Black and white photos throughtout. 383 pgs. Second Printing.

 
Price: 12.00 USD

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...<b>Crane Handbook</b>, D. E. Dickie
3 D. E. Dickie ...Crane Handbook
Canada: Construction Safety Association of Ontario, 1978. Hardcover in Jacket.
 
Illustrated hardcover manual/textbook of crane safety and use. Bindings square and tight, text clean, Light handling wear to dust-jacket.

 
Price: 45.00 USD

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…<b>Steamboat Days</b>, Dayton, Fred Erving
4 Dayton, Fred Erving Steamboat Days
New York, Frederick A Stokes, 1925 First Editon. Hardcover.
 Illustrated by John Wolcott Adams 
Survey of American steamboats includes many B/W drawings and color frontispiece. Starts with the development of steamboats, covers the beginnings of steamboat commerce, historical events and famous people who rode the boats, including Mark Twain. Major river systems are also a focus.

Blue cloth covered boards with stamped gilt titles. Bindings square and tight. Light shelf handling with some rubs and a corner bump though cloth is intact. Text clean with minor toning.
436 pages. 8.75 inches tall.

 
Price: 25.00 USD

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...<b>Setting the Pace: Oldsmobile's First 100 Years </b><br>, Earley, Helen Jones; Walkinshaw, James R.
5 Earley, Helen Jones; Walkinshaw, James R. ...Setting the Pace: Oldsmobile's First 100 Years

USA: Publications Intl., 1997.
 0785319581
 Hardcover in Dust Jacket.
 Illustrated with B/W and color photographs. 
A great resource if you are interested in the history of Oldsmobile.

No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal retail handling; Still Gift Quality. Unused book-plate inside.
 
Price: 19.95 USD

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...<b>Automobile Quarterly, Volume 22, First Quarter 1984</b>, Editors
6 Editors ...Automobile Quarterly, Volume 22, First Quarter 1984
USA, Automobile Quarterly: 1984 Hardcover.
 
Contents include: Station Wagons. Sunbeam Tiger. Minerva and more.
Dark brown cloth, stamped gilt titles, full-color paste-on illustration. Minimal handling wear.
Automobile Quarterly. The Connoisseur's Magazine of Motoring: Today, Yesterday, and Tomorrow Automobile Quarterly, described by its founder, L. Scott Bailey, as "a cross between The New Yorker and Encyclopedia Britannica in the world of auto mania," celebrates the automobile in every hard-bound, advertisement-free issue.
Automobile Quarterly features articles on significant automobile marques and interesting individual cars, biographies of famous people in automotive history and the automotive industry, competitive vehicles and races, as well as automotive art and collectibles.
The magazine is noted for quality writing and the use of both original full-color photography and rare black-and-white photos in its articles about automobiles, personalities and related subjects. Since inaugurating publication in 1962, Automobile Quarterly has distinguished itself as a quality product that is unique among automotive publications.

 
Price: 25.00 USD

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...<b> Cleopatra's Barge: The Crowninshield Story </b><br>, Ferguson, David L.
7 Ferguson, David L. ... Cleopatra's Barge: The Crowninshield Story

New York: Little Brown & Company, 1976.
 0316278955
 First Edition – First Printing.
 Hardcover in Dust Jacket.
 Illustrated with b/w photos and plates.
 
The Crowninshield family is an American family that has been prominent in seafaring, political and military leadership, and the literary world. The founder of the American family emigrated from what is now Germany in the late 17th century. The family is one of several known collectively as Boston Brahmins.

Carefully handled, Text clean, Bindings firm. Aging discoloration on edges and front and back inside covers. DJ has sun-darkened with slight bumps on spine.

Laid-in Invitation to a dance at the Sheraton Plaza, Boston.

 
Price: 19.95 USD

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...<b>Cleveland: A History in Motion  </b>, Grabowski, John; Grabowski, Diane
8 Grabowski, John; Grabowski, Diane ...Cleveland: A History in Motion
Carlsbad, CA: Heritage Media, 2000. 1886483388 / 9781886483385 First Edition – First Printing. Hardcover in Dust Jacket.

 
The focus of this richly illustrated volume is on the role of transportation in the city's origin, growth and development. It also tells the story of people whose dreams, work and perseverance put Cleveland's history in motion and transformed a spot on a map into a community.

No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal retail handling to book and DJ; Still Gift Quality. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve.

 
Price: 85.00 USD

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...<b>Ocean to Ocean: Sandford Flemings Expedition through Canada in 1872.</b>, Grant, Rev. George M. Introduction by William Grant
9 Grant, Rev. George M. Introduction by William Grant ...Ocean to Ocean: Sandford Flemings Expedition through Canada in 1872.
Toronto: The Radisson Society of Canada Limited, 1925 A revised edition containing the best features of the two former editions, published in 1873 and 1879. Hardcover
 
"The expedition crossed the Rocky Mountains by the Yellow Head Pass, journeyed along the north Thompson River to Kamloops, and from there to Yale and the Pacific."
The author was secretary to Sir Sandford Fleming, Chief Engineer of the Canadian Pacific Railway during the time the railway route to the Pacific was being surveyed. This work is a record of the everyday travels and adventures of the survey party as they journeyed across the Continent.

Green buckram covered boards. Bindings square and tight. Minimal handling wear. Minor sunning to spine. Text clean. Illustrated.

 
Price: 65.00 USD

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...<b>The Space Shuttle: A Photographic History.</b>, Harrington, Philip S.
10 Harrington, Philip S. ...The Space Shuttle: A Photographic History.
San Francisco, California: Browntrout Pub., 2003 0763170631 / 9780763170639 Hardcover
 
No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality.
With one hundred full-color photographs by Roger Ressmeyer and others and with text by popular astronomy writer Phil Harrington, "The Space Shuttle: A Photographic History" tells the fascinating and inspiring story of the space shuttle program from 1972 to 2003.

 
Price: 10.00 USD

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...<b> Self-Propelled Vehicles : A Practical Treatise on the Theory, Construction, Operation, Care and Management of all Forms of Automobiles </b><br>, Homans, James E.
11 Homans, James E. ... Self-Propelled Vehicles : A Practical Treatise on the Theory, Construction, Operation, Care and Management of all Forms of Automobiles

New York: Theo. Audel & Company, 1905,
 Second Revised Edition.
 Hardcover.
 Numerous [100+] in-text engravings and illustrations including schematics.

 
Early fundamental and iconic treatise on the mechanics of the automobiles.

Important especially from an engineering perspective. Diagrams and explanations of all aspects of the early automobile covering gasoline, steam & electric vehicles.

Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear with rubs to the corners. 652 pages with index. Additional pages for notes and publisher adverts.
 
Price: 59.95 USD

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...<b>Fighting Ships of the World  </b><br>, Jackson, Robert & Crawford, Steve
12 Jackson, Robert & Crawford, Steve ...Fighting Ships of the World

London, England: Amber Books, 2004.
 1904687016 / 9781904687016 Hardcover in Dust Jacket.
 Features over 600 warships, each illustrated with full-color artwork.
 
No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal retail handling; Still Gift Quality. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve.

Contains detailed specifications for each vessel, with all measurements given in imperial and metric.

Examines such famous fighting ships as the Bismarck, Enterprise, Yamato, and many more; - Includes a detailed index for easy reference.
 
Price: 19.95 USD

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...<b>Elements of Practical Aerodynamics.</b>, Jones, Bradley
13 Jones, Bradley ...Elements of Practical Aerodynamics.
New York: John Wiley & Son, 1936. First Edition. Hardcover.
 
Black cloth covered boards, gilt spine titles. Bindings firm, text clean. Shelf wear to corners.

 
Price: 10.00 USD

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...<b> Old Times on the Upper Mississippi: the Recollections of a Steamboat Pilot From 1854 to 1863 </b>, Merrick, George Byron
14 Merrick, George Byron ... Old Times on the Upper Mississippi: the Recollections of a Steamboat Pilot From 1854 to 1863
Cleveland The Arthur H. Clark Company, 1909 First Edition – First Printing. Hardcover.
 
George Byron Merrick archives the entire landscape of steamboat life he experienced in the mid-1800s. Beginning as a cabin boy he worked his way up to cub pilot on the mighty Mississippi. Merrick's narrative includes animated stories about gamblers, shipwrecks, and steamboat races with amusing descriptions of river life and steamboat operations.

9.5 inches tall. 323 pages., appendices, index, frontispiece. Illustrated with maps, portraits, period photographs. Top edge gilt. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Corners mild bumps. Previous owner’s bookplate on front paste-down.[Howes M539]

[This work was edited by Reuben Gold Thwaites, but he is uncredited.]

 
Price: 100.00 USD

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...<b>Tratado del Automovil - Tecnica En Los Siglos XX-XXI (Spanish Edition)</b>, Ocaa, Antonio
15 Ocaa, Antonio ...Tratado del Automovil - Tecnica En Los Siglos XX-XXI (Spanish Edition)
Spain: Dossat, 2000, 8495312158 / 9788495312150 Hardcover in Jacket.
 
No utilizado sin abrir regalo de alta calidad - Unused Unopened Gift Quality

Esta obra resume la experiencia del autor, adquirida durante más de cuarenta años de trabajo e investigación en el campo del automóvil. Abarca toda la realidad física del automóvil, desde su inicio hasta nuestros días y en el futuro próximo: se estudian todas las técnicas aplicadas desde hace ciento quince años en la fabric.

This work summarizes the author's experience , gained over more than forty years of work and research in the automotive field . It covers all physical reality of the automobile, from its inception until today and in the near future : all techniques applied are studied from one hundred and fifteen years ago.

 
Price: 125.00 USD

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16 Ry G. Benedict Chicago's Rapid Transit: Volume 1: Rolling Stock 1892-1947 (CERA Bulletin 113)
Chicago Central Electric Railfans Assoc. 1973 1st Edition Hardcover Near Fine Very Good 
Carefully used. No flaws to note. Dust jacket protected in Mylar sleeve. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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The Liberty Bell Route's 1000 Series Interurban Cars.  History and Roster., Various contributors
17 Various contributors The Liberty Bell Route's 1000 Series Interurban Cars. History and Roster.
Bethlehem, PA A B C Printing 1964 1st Edition Soft cover Very Good 
Red Spiral bound, fully illustrated b/w every other page. Yellow card stock boards with photo and red liberty bell. 82 pages. 9 inches tall. No flaws but gentle handling and minor aging. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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The Liberty Bell Route's Heavy Interurban Cars. History and Roster., Various contributors
18 Various contributors The Liberty Bell Route's Heavy Interurban Cars. History and Roster.
Bethlehem, PA A B C Printing 1969 1st Edition Soft cover Very Good 
Green Spiral bound, illustrated b/w every other page. Tan card stock boards with photo and green liberty bell on rear. 110 pages. 9 inches tall. Fold out map of the routes. No flaws but gentle handling and minor aging some minor soil to lower front. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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...<b>Listen to the Wind </b><br>, [Aviation History] Lindbergh, Anne
19 [Aviation History] Lindbergh, Anne ...Listen to the Wind

New York: Harcourt Brace & Co., 1938 First Edition, First Printing.
 Hardcover in Dust Jacket.
 Winner of the Inaugural National Book Award for non-fiction.
 8vo; xii, 275 pages illustrations (maps) plates, 21 cm
 Forward and Map drawings by Charles Lindbergh.
 
Listen! The Wind is the story of a survey flight around the North Atlantic Ocean in 1933. The purpose of the flight was to study the air-routes between America and Europe.

The Lindbergh's were famous from their aviation exploits, this one covers their flights across the Atlantic to Scandinavia and Russia, down through Europe to Morocco and west on a long, dangerous hop to Brazil.

Red Publisher's cloth bright and clean. Gilt titles and decoration bold. Top edge stained blue. Bindings square and tight. Minimal handling wear. Text clean with mild even toning. Amoral bookplate on verso of Half-title page.
Dust Jacket with price of $2.50 is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve has minor wear with a tear top spine joint and small loss top rear near spine.
 
Price: 60.00 USD

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...<b>Pacific Air: How Fearless Flyboys, Peerless Aircraft, and Fast Flattops Conquered the Skies in the War with Japan  </b><br>, [Aviation]  Sears, David
20 [Aviation] Sears, David ...Pacific Air: How Fearless Flyboys, Peerless Aircraft, and Fast Flattops Conquered the Skies in the War with Japan

New York: Da Capo Press, 2012.
 9780306820786
 Softcover.
 
“A most useful, readable, and far-reaching account…Sears brings a vitality and dedication to fully understanding the events about which he writes…Sears has covered a huge amount of useful and interesting information in a concise and extremely readable narrative.” -- Naval History, October 2011.
No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal retail handling; Still Gift Quality.
 
Price: 12.95 USD
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