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1 Bradley, E. Philip The Crash of Piedmont Flight 349 Into Bucks Elbow Mountain as Told By the Sole Survivor
E. Philip Bradley 1997 First Edition Pictorial Cover Near Fine No Jacket 4to - over 9" - 12" tall Signed by Author
107 pages. Illustrations throughout. Signed by Bradley on the title page. "On the evening of October 30, 1959, at exactly 8:40 P.M. according to Phil Bradley's watch, a Piedmont DC-3 on a flight from Washington, D.C., to Roanoke, Virginia, with a crew of three and 24 passengers crased head on into Bucks Elbow Mountain just above Crozet, Virginia." Chapters include Three Days in the Life of 'The Sole Survivor,' Daily Progress Reports on the Search and Rescue, The Final CAB Report, Directions to the Site, and more. Would be "As New" but for small spot of discoloration on rear cover where it appears a price tag was removed. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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The Camel and the Wheel, Bulliet, Richard W.
2 Bulliet, Richard W. The Camel and the Wheel
Cambridge Harvard University Press 1975 First Edition, 1st Printing Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
327 pages. Illustrations throughout. "The invention of the wheel was a landmark in human history. Oddly enough, its use for transportation was abandoned throughout the Midle East and North Africa sometime between the third and sixth centuries of our era. The pack camel replaced the wagaon, and wheeled vehicles remained virtuall unknown from the time of their disappearance until the twentieth century. Mr. Bulliet's richly illustrated study is devoted to an explanation of this anomaly." Doesn't appear to have ever been read. Tight binding with sound hinges. Clean pages. Cover has very little wear. Some minor wear to dust jacket. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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The Present Status of the Diesel Engine in Europe and a Few Reminiscences of the Pioneer Work in America, Diesel Rudolf
3 Diesel Rudolf The Present Status of the Diesel Engine in Europe and a Few Reminiscences of the Pioneer Work in America
St. Louis, Missouri Busch-Sulzer Brothers Diesel Engine Company 1912 First Edition Wrapper Very Good No Jacket 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
"A Lecture delivered before The Associated Engineering Societies of Saint Louis, April 13, 1912. Sibley College, Cornell University, April 18, 1912. United States Naval Academy, Annapolis, Md., April 26, 1912. American Society of Mechanical Engineers, New York, April 30, 1912. Promotional booklet provided upon request by Busch-Sulzer. 48 glossy pages. B/w photographs, illustrations, schematics, and charts throughout. One of Diesel's earliest publications about his revolutionary engine. Discusses four-stroke cycle engines, horizontal stationary engines, small engines, two-stroke cycle engines, industrial plant applications, vessel applications, and locomotive applications, Quite scarce. Tight stapled binding. Clean pages with some minor foxing on front and rear fly leaves and the two center leaves. Paper wrapper cover is in nice shape; some minor soiling and a 1" closed tear at top left front. 
Price: 175.00 USD
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Logging Railroads of South Carolina, Fetters, Thomas
4 Fetters, Thomas Logging Railroads of South Carolina
Forest Park, IL Heimburger House 1990 _ Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Complete. 246 pages plus 9-page introduction. Drawings, maps, and photographs throughout. Sound binding with intact hinges. Clean pages. Almost no wear to cover and dust jacket. The only reference on this subject; thorough and detailed. Scarce, especially in condition this nice. Gift quality. 
Price: 300.00 USD
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Circus Trains (Book 19 in "Trains" Album of Railroad Photographs), Fox, Charles Philip
5 Fox, Charles Philip Circus Trains (Book 19 in "Trains" Album of Railroad Photographs)
Milwaukee, Wisconsin Kalmbach Publishing 1947 First Edition Comb Binding Near Fine No Jacket Oblong 4to 
The best photo reference of mid-century American circus trains. 21 pages of b/w photographs including the circus layout with identified tents and structures. Photos are of the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus, The Greatest Show on Earth. Sound comb binding. Clean pages. Light cover wear. 
Price: 120.00 USD
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Palaces That Went to Sea, Gibbons, John Townsend
6 Gibbons, John Townsend Palaces That Went to Sea
Minneapolis, Minnesota Nereus Publishing 1990 0-9625082-0-9 / 9780962508202 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Complete with dust jacket. 252 pages; photographs throughout. Exceptionally nice. Terrific reference on the furnishings and amenities of the classic ocean liners. "It was the interior amenities of each new luxury liner that gave her an individual personality . . . showpiece(s) of magnificence. . ." Sound binding with sound hinges. Clean pages. Almost no wear to the cover or dust jacket. 
Price: 70.00 USD
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Lima: the History, Hirsimaki, Eric
7 Hirsimaki, Eric Lima: the History
Edmonds, Washington Hundman Publishing 1986 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Complete with 351 pages. Photographs and line drawings throughout. Sound binding with intact hinges. Clean pages. Light cover wear; one corner slightly bumped. Some minor shelf-wear to dust jacket. No remainder marks. The definitive reference on Lima Locomotive Works from its beginnings to eventual dissolution in the 1950s. Important information on both the company's Shays and "Super Power" locomotives, especially the 2-8-4 Berkshires. Some background information on the city of Lima as well. Would make a very nice gift. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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Illustrated Treasury of Rail Rapid Transit Systems and Cars of North America, Kerr, James W.
8 Kerr, James W. Illustrated Treasury of Rail Rapid Transit Systems and Cars of North America
Alburg, VT DPA-LTA Enterprises 1983 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall Signed by Author
Signed by author on title page. Annotated as a complimentary, review copy. "260 pages of master reference covering where the PCC cars left off / Includes 35 subway & light rail vehicle systems / Full page maps, Condensed histories, Statistics, Car rosters in detail / 200 professional large format photographs - Commuter car coverage. Tight binding with sound hinges. Clean pages. Light cover wear. Dust jacket has some edgewear. Owner's name inside front cover. Protected by an archival cover. See accompanying scanned image. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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The Shay Locomotive: Titan of the Timber, Koch, Michael
9 Koch, Michael The Shay Locomotive: Titan of the Timber
Denver, Colorado World Press 1971 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Signed Limited Edition: #1638. Complete with 488 pages. Photographs and 8 tissue-protected color plates throughout. Maroon cloth with lettering and decorations stamped in gilt. Sound binding with intact hinges. Clean pages. Light wear. The definitive reference on Shay locomotives. This is a must have for for Shay fans and modelers. Includes a complete roster of every Shay ever built, background info on Lima and the Lima Locomotive Works, and the Williamette "improved Shay" locomotive. Gift quality. 
Price: 550.00 USD
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10 Lewis, Donald C. Rail Canada: CN The Canadian National Railway: The System and Its Constiuent Companies
Vancouver, BC Launch Pad Distributers 1976 First Printing Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good 
"Diesel Paint Schemes of the CN System. 144 pages. Color and b/w photographs, schematics, diagrams, etc. Chapters include: Brief History, Canadian National Railway, Grand Trunk Western Railroad, Central Vermont Railway, Duluth Winnipeg and Pacific Railway, Grand Trunk Railway (Eastern Lines), All Time Diesel Roster, and Scale Model Cross Reference. Tight binding with sound hinges. Clean pages. Very light cover wear. Dust jacket has some minor wear, heaviest at spine ends. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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Life on the Ocean, or Twenty Years at Sea, Little, George
11 Little, George Life on the Ocean, or Twenty Years at Sea
Aberdeen George Clark and Son 1849 Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
288 pages. Woodcut frontispiece of a sailing vessel. Embossed dark blue-green cloth with gilt spine lettering. Little's memoir chronicling his life at sea and his journeys throughout South America, Central America, China, Australia, the Galapagos, and more. Includes an extensive nautical glossary and appendices about a shipwreck on the St. Lawrence River and the sinking of the HMS Centaur. Tight binding with sound hinges. Evenly toned pages. Partially obliterated presentation on reverse of the frontispiece. A few doodles on rear endpaper. Cover shows some wear, heaviest at spine ends. Gilt lettering has darkened. 
Price: 160.00 USD
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Relay Bicycles - Catalog, Miller, John R. (President)
12 Miller, John R. (President) Relay Bicycles - Catalog
Reading, PA Relay Manufacturing Co. 1897 Wrapper Very Good 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
30 catalog pages plus six pages of ordering instructions. Very attractive gilt embossing on the cover. Complete and clean. Minor wear and soiling. Illustrates and describes a number of the company's men's, women's, and tandem models. 
Price: 200.00 USD
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NMRA Standards, National Model Railroad Association (NMRA)
13 National Model Railroad Association (NMRA) NMRA Standards
National Model Railroad Association 1948 Printed Wrapper Very Good No Jacket 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Nice historical manual from the early days of model railroading. Published one year after NMRA incorporated as a non-profit organization. 1948 standards with updates through April of 1960. Original gray and maroon cover with arco binder that allowed for removal and insertion of pages when updates were published. Don't think any of these standards and data sheets are still available at the NMRA website or on it's cd. Clean pages. Arco binder in good shape. Cover has some edgewear. Owner's name on title page. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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Captains and Mariners of Early Maryland, Semmes, Raphael
14 Semmes, Raphael Captains and Mariners of Early Maryland
Baltimore Johns Hopkins University Press 1937 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine No Jacket 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
16 introductory pages. 856 text pages. Black cloth cover with gilt lettering. Exceptionally thorough and detailed history of early Maryland with a a maritime focus, yet with considerable information on indian tribes, settlers, the military, government, and everyday life. Tight binding with sound hinges. Clean pages. Very little wear. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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Gremlin Americanus: A Scrapbook Collection of Gremlins (Cover Title: Gremlins Will Get You if You Don't Watch Out!!), Sloane, Eric
15 Sloane, Eric Gremlin Americanus: A Scrapbook Collection of Gremlins (Cover Title: Gremlins Will Get You if You Don't Watch Out!!)
_ B. F. Jay 1942 _ Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Sloane, Eric 
Sloan's classic depictions of WWII aviation gremlins that served as the inspiration for Roald Dahl's book, the never-made Disney movie, and the famous Twilight Zone TV and movie episodes. Tight binding. Front hinge just starting; rear hinge sound. Clean pages. No writing, notes, or doodles. Cover shows the usual light soiling. 
Price: 650.00 USD
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Climax - an Unusual Steam Locomotive, Taber, Thomas T. and Walter Casler.
16 Taber, Thomas T. and Walter Casler. Climax - an Unusual Steam Locomotive
Rahway, New Jersey Railroadians of America 1960 _ Hard Cover Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall Frontispiece By Richard Ward; Title Page Illustration By Frederic Shaw Signed by Author
Signed Limited Edition: #1009 or 2000. In the preferred binding with the addendum bound-in. Complete. 97 pages plus the bound-in addendum. Color frontispiece, b/w title page illustration, and line-drawings and photographs throughout. No dust jacket as issued. Sound binding with intact hinges. No bookmark or other ownership markings. Small ding at upper front gutter otherwise almost no wear to cover. Doesn't appear to have ever been read. Chapters/sections include: Bringing 'em Out of the Woods; The Climax - Design, Development; The Climax Family Tree; Some Others; and Climax Locomotive Records. One of the best and earliest references about Climax locomotives. Gift quality. 
Price: 200.00 USD
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1901 Catalogue of Bicycles and Sundries., Unlisted
17 Unlisted 1901 Catalogue of Bicycles and Sundries.
Reading, PA H. F. Hertzog 1901 Wrapper Very Good 16mo - over 5" - 6" tall 
48 pages. Complete and clean. Light wear. Dampstain at lower right corner of the front cover with bleed-through to the first several leaves. Catalog information for Buffalo King, Pennsy, and Eagle Bicycles (One man and one woman's model for each company.) Illustrations and description for scores of lights, bells, saddles, tools, pumps, clips, pedals, polishes, lubricants, etc. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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1919-1920 Bicycle and Motorcycle Catalog, Unlisted
18 Unlisted 1919-1920 Bicycle and Motorcycle Catalog
Buffalo, New York The Cycle and Auto Supply Company 1920 Wrapper Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
48 pages. Clean and complete. Pages have toned evenly. Wear to edges of the cover. Four inch split at base of spine. Dampstain at lower margin. Hundreds of motorcycle and bicycle parts, mostly illustrated. Also listings for Casco bicycles. Index inside the rear cover. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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A.B.C. Of Ships & Boats, Aunt Louisa's London Toy Books #100, Unlisted
19 Unlisted A.B.C. Of Ships & Boats, Aunt Louisa's London Toy Books #100
London Frederick Warne 1885 Printed Wrapper Good to Fair 4to - over 9" - 12" tall May, Walter 
No publishing date but small Christmas gift inscription from 1885 on front cover. Number 100 in the Aunt Louisa London Toy Books series. Hard-to-find maritime alphabet book. Full color pictorial card cover. 12 internal pages counting inside covers. 6 full-color pages of letter and accompanying ship/boat illustrations. Great double-page color print of a fleet of British warships (similar to front cover). ome soiling and chipping. Very neatly resewn. Several pages have paper repairs, also neatly done. So . . . priced accordingly. See accompanying scanned image. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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American Wagon Company Truck Body Catalog, Unlisted
20 Unlisted American Wagon Company Truck Body Catalog
Dixon, Illinois American Wagon Company 1920 Wrapper Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
24 pages. Clean and complete. Pages have toned. Sound binding. American Wagon sold a series of "convertible" truck bodies primarily, but not only, for farm use. The catalog illustrates and describes their 8in1, 4in1, 3in1, and 2in1 models. As an example, the 8in1 body was able to be converted into eight different positions to make various jobs easier: 1- Grain Tight Body for dumping grain, 2 - Flat Rack with Scoop Board Up fhauling crates of fruit or vegetables, 3 - Flat Rack with Scoop Down, a slight modification of #2, 4 - Flared Body with Scoop Board Down for hauling coarse grains and larger loads, 5 - Hog Rack, ventilated for hauling pigs, 6 - Extended Hog Rack for hauling cattle, sheep, or cotton, 7 - Flared Ventilated Rack for hauling fertilizer, melons, or cabbage, and 8 - Basket Rack for hauling baskets of fruit and vegetables especially over hilly terrain. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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