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Image for <b> Boeing: The First Century </b>

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

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Automobile Quarterly, Volume 22, First Quarter 1984

By: Editors

Price: $14.95

Publisher: USA,, Automobile Quarterly:: 1984

Seller ID: 003742

Condition: Near Fine


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... View more info

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The Complete Book of Moto Guzzi: Every Model Since 1921 [Motorcycle]

By: Falloon, Ian

Price: $34.95

Publisher: Minneapolis, MN, Motorbooks: 2017

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 010672

ISBN: 0760352216

Condition: New


Moto Guzzi was formed by Carlo Guzzi, Giovanni Ravelli, and Giorgio Parodi after WW I. Carlo Guzzi's first engine design, a horizontal single, defined Moto Guzzi's road-going motorcycles for the company's first 45 years. In the 1950s, Moto Guzzi experienced tremendous success in Grand Prix motorcycle racing.No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. Small folio; 256 pages with index; Illustrated. View more info

Image for <b>Down on T Wharf : The Boston Fisheries As Seen Through the Photographs of Henry D. Fisher  </b>

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 Society for Oceanic History named Down on T Wharf the best book on American maritime history published in 1982. 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 buckram covered boards. Bindings square and tight. Minimal handling wear. Minor sunning to spine. Text clean. Illustrated. 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

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...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

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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. Red Publisher's cloth bright and clean. Gilt titles and decoration bold. Top edge stained blue. Bin... View more info

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Crosley : Two Brothers and a Business Empire That Transformed the Nation

By: McClure, Rusty; Stern, David; Banks, Michael A.;

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Cincinnati, OH, U.S.A., Clerisy Press: 2006

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 010720

ISBN: 1578602912

Condition: New


No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. ---- Illustrated with photos. Set in the vibrant Industrial Age and filigreed with family drama and epic ambition, Crosley chronicles one of the great untold tales of the twentieth century. Born in the late 1800s into a humble world of dirt roads and telegraphs, Powel and Lewis Crosley were opposites in many ways but shared drive, talent, and an unerring knack for knowing what Americans wanted. Their pioneering inventions - from the first mass-produced economy car to the push-button radio . 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 edge gilt. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Corners mild bumps. Previous owne... View more info

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Chesapeake & Ohio Streamliners: Second to None, Vol. 1 The Cars

By: Millard, James Kemper

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Virginia, Chesapeake & Ohio Historical Society: 1994

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 010183

ISBN: 0939487217

Condition: New


First Edition, First Printing. No Flaws or Blemishes but minor bump lower corners. Hardcover with color pictorial covers. Endpages: System Map from the center passageway of the lightweight coaches. Illustrated with color and b/w photography; 11 inches tall; 1212 pages with index. The Chesapeake and Ohio Railway (reporting marks C&O, CO) was a Class I railroad formed in 1869 in Virginia from several smaller Virginia railroads begun in the 19th century. Led by industrialist Collis P. Huntington, it reached from Virginia's capital city of Richmond to the Ohio River by 1873, where th... View more info

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The Last Blue Water Liners

By: Miller, William H.

Price: $19.95

Publisher: New York: , St Martin's Press, 1986: 1986

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 007908

ISBN: 0312469802


Through detailed research, personal experience, and extensive interviews, the author offers a stimulating factual and nostalgic account of the postwar era of intercontinental liner traffic. Bindings are tight and square. Text clean, Minimal handling wear. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve. Fully illustrated with B/W photos. 224 pages with index. 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 over more than forty years of work and research in the automotive field . It covers all physical reality of the automobile, f... 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>England In Coronation Year  </b> [Associated British and Irish Railways]

England In Coronation Year [Associated British and Irish Railways]

By: S. P. B. Mais

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Associated British & Irish Railways: 1937

Seller ID: 010561

Condition: Very Good


Folded stapled wraps 9 inches tall; 8 inches wide when opened. 28 pages plus illustrated wraps. Folded tissue-paper map:13 by 8.25 inches. ------ Mild handling ware ; light toning. Only 1 copy found in OCLC/WorldCat View more info

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Vintage International Harvester Tractors

By: Sanders, Ralph W.

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Stillwater, MN, Voyageur Press: 1997

Seller ID: 010950

ISBN: 0896583554

Condition: New


This book showcases collectible International Harvester tractors from the 1910s to the 1960s, including the famous Farmall, as well as other International Harvester and McCormick-Deering models. Readers will be captivated by Ralph Sander's detailed history and outstanding color and black-and-white photographs, historical ads, and brochures of what was the world's bestselling tractor as well as a leader in innovation and engineering.No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. View more info

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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

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

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