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Image for <b>World Encyclopedia of Civil Aircraft: From Leonardo da Vinci to the Present  </b><br>

World Encyclopedia of Civil Aircraft: From Leonardo da Vinci to the Present

By: Angelucci, Enzo

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York:, Crown Publishers,: 1982.

Seller ID: 007284

ISBN: 0517547244<br>


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. View more info

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Boeing: The First Century

By: Bauer, Eugene E.

Price: $12.95

Publisher: USA, Taba Publishing: 2000

Edition: Second Printing.

Seller ID: 006071

ISBN: 1879242087

Condition: Fine in a Fine Jacket.


History of the Boeing Aircraft Company and planes. Black and white photos throughout. No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. View more info

Image for <b> FIRST OVER EVEREST : <BR>  The Houston-Mount Everest Expedition, 1933.  </b>[Aviation]

FIRST OVER EVEREST :
The Houston-Mount Everest Expedition, 1933.
[Aviation]

By: Fellowes, P.F.M.; Blacker, L,V, Stewart; & Etherton, P.T.; (John Buchan, Foreword)

Price: $45.00

Publisher: London:, John Lane,: 1933.

Edition: First English Edition.

Seller ID: 006114


An account of the more ambitious aeronautical flights of the early twentieth century, the Houston-Mount Everest expedition. Flying in formation higher than any before the first flight over Mount Everest in 1933, was in a Westland PV-3 biplane. The extremity endured by the crews of these aeroplanes helped demonstrate the need for pressurized cabins in modern aircraft. It was also the first detailed and scientific survey of the Himalaya region. Indirectly, the expeditio... View more info

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Down on T Wharf : The Boston Fisheries As Seen Through the Photographs of Henry D. Fisher

By: German, Andrew W.

Price: $21.45

Publisher: Mystic, CT, U.S.A., Mystic Seaport Museum, Incorporated: 1982

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 003220

ISBN: 0913372269

Condition: Fine


No flaws to book. Minimal wear top spine dust jacket; Now in a protective Mylar sleeve.Picturesque T Wharf was long the home of Boston's fishing industry. Henry D. Fisher created a remarkable photographic record of the fishing fleet in Boston Harbor between 1908 and 1920, when Boston was America's largest fish market. This book's 117 photographs, accompanied by an equally vivid text, recreate the fishing vessels and markets of a vanished era. The North American So... View more info

Image for ...<b>Ocean to Ocean: Sandford Flemings Expedition through Canada in 1872.</b><br>

...Ocean to Ocean: Sandford Flemings Expedition through Canada in 1872.

By: Grant, Rev. George M. Introduction by William Grant

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Toronto:, The Radisson Society of Canada Limited,: 1925.<br>

Edition: A revised edition containing the best features of the two former editions, published in 1873 and 1879.

Seller ID: 005406


"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 buck... View more info

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The Space Shuttle: A Photographic History

By: Harrington, Philip S.

Price: $14.95

Publisher: San Francisco, California, U.S.A., Browntrout Pub: 2003

Seller ID: 003236

ISBN: 0763170631

Condition: Fine


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. View more info

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Falling Upwards: How We Took to the Air

By: Holmes, Richard

Price: $14.95

Publisher: New York:, Pantheon,: 2013.

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009107

ISBN: 0307379663

Condition: Fine in a Fine Dust Jacket


"No writer alive and working in English today writes better about the past than Holmes..The stories themselves are remarkable." -Paul Elie, The New York Times Book Review. No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve. View more info

Image for <b> Self-Propelled Vehicles : A Practical Treatise on the Theory, Construction, Operation, Care and Management of all Forms of Automobiles </b>

Self-Propelled Vehicles : A Practical Treatise on the Theory, Construction, Operation, Care and Management of all Forms of Automobiles

By: Homans, James E.

Price: $59.95

Publisher: New York:, Theo. Audel & Company,: 1905

Edition: Second Revised Edition.

Seller ID: 008200


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. View more info

Image for ...<b>Fighting Ships of the World  </b><br>

...Fighting Ships of the World

By: Jackson, Robert & Crawford, Steve

Price: $19.95

Publisher: London, England:, Amber Books,: 2004.<br>

Seller ID: 006973

ISBN: 1904687016


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. View more info

Image for <b>Listen to the Wind </b><br>[Aviation History]

Listen to the Wind
[Aviation History]

By: Lindbergh, Anne

Price: $60.00

Publisher: New York:, Harcourt Brace & Co.,: 1938

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 008649


Winner of the Inaugural National Book Award for non-fiction. 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. ... View more info

Image for ...<b> Old Times on the Upper Mississippi: the Recollections of a Steamboat Pilot From 1854 to 1863 </b>

... Old Times on the Upper Mississippi: the Recollections of a Steamboat Pilot From 1854 to 1863

By: Merrick, George Byron

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Cleveland, The Arthur H. Clark Company,: 1909

Edition: First Edition – First Printing.

Seller ID: 007035


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 edg... View more info

Image for ...<b>Tratado del Automovil - Tecnica En Los Siglos XX-XXI (Spanish Edition)</b>

...Tratado del Automovil - Tecnica En Los Siglos XX-XXI (Spanish Edition)

By: Ocaa, Antonio

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Spain:, Dossat,: 2000,

Seller ID: 004706

ISBN: 8495312158


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 ... View more info

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Ships' Graveyards: Abandoned Watercraft and the Archaeological Site Formation Process

By: Richards, Nathan

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Gainesville, Florida:, University Press of Florida,: 2008.

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009047

ISBN: 0813032571

Condition: Fine in a Fine Dust Jacket


Using Australian waters as a case study, Richards examines over 1,500 vessels abandoned over a period of more than 200 years. In offering such a detailed focus on an underutilized archaeological resource, he provides a model for the examination of similar sites and processes in many other locations around the world.No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. 8vo; 255 pages; chapter notes, bibliography and index. Illustrated. Co-published with The S... View more info

Image for <b>Chicago's Rapid Transit: Volume 1: Rolling Stock 1892-1947   </b>(CERA Bulletin 113)

Chicago's Rapid Transit: Volume 1: Rolling Stock 1892-1947 (CERA Bulletin 113)

By: Ry G. Benedict

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Chicago, Central Electric Railfans Assoc.: 1973

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 003447

Condition: Near Fine


Carefully used. No flaws to note. Dust jacket protected in Mylar sleeve. View more info

Image for <b>Vancouver Island Railroads  </b><br>[Canada]

Vancouver Island Railroads
[Canada]

By: Turner, Robert D.

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Winlaw, BC, Canada:, Sono Nis Press,: 1997

Edition: Second Edition.

Seller ID: 007538a

ISBN: 1550390775


The stories of the first Pacific Canadian railroads, the men who built them, and the locomotives and cars that gave them a unique character. With more than 250 illustrations, maps, timetables, reproductions, bibliography. No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. View more info

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The Liberty Bell Route's 1000 Series Interurban Cars. History and Roster.

By: Various contributors

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Bethlehem, PA, A B C Printing: 1964

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 003380

Condition: 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. View more info

Image for The Liberty Bell Route's Heavy Interurban Cars. History and Roster.

The Liberty Bell Route's Heavy Interurban Cars. History and Roster.

By: Various contributors

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Bethlehem, PA, A B C Printing: 1969

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 003381

Condition: 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. View more info

Image for ...<b>British Sports Cars Siince the War  </b><br>

...British Sports Cars Siince the War

By: Watkins, Martyn Bourne

Price: $21.95

Publisher: Great Britain:, Arco Pub. Co: 1974.<br>

Seller ID: 007712

ISBN: 0668033908<br>

Condition: 8.75 inches tall. 208 pages with extensive index.


The author traces the development.Featuring: Allard, Bristol, Jaguar, Lotas, MG, Triumph -- golden names of the postwar era. The author traces the development Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. [From a Smoker's Library]. View more info

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32 in'44: Building the Portsmouth Submarine Fleet in World War II

By: Watterson, Rodney K.

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Annapolis, Maryland:, Naval Institute Press,: 2011.

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009317

ISBN: 1591149533

Condition: Fine in a Fine Dust Jacket


After averaging the completion of less than two submarines a year in the 1930s, the Portsmouth Navy Yard completed an astonishing thirty-two submarines in 1944 including the simultaneous launching of three submarines. The yard built seventy-nine submarines between 1941 and 1945, a fleet that collectively represented thirty-seven percent of the United States submarines built during the war and sank over one third of the Japanese shipping sunk by United States subma... View more info

Image for ...<b>The Rideau Canal  </b>

...The Rideau Canal

By: [Canada] Corbett, Ron

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Ottawa, Ontario:, Magic Light Publishing,: 2007,<br>

Seller ID: 007102

ISBN: 1894673034


The Rideau Canal played an important role in the making of Canada as a nation. This book commemorates the 175th Anniversary of this Canadian landmark. The lively text is accompanied by archival paintings and photographs plus contemporary color images to showcase this incredible living legacy.No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. Dust Jacket is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve. View more info