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1 The Real Book About Trains
Cole, Davis
Garden City Garden City Books 1951 Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket David Lyle Millard, Illustrator 
Very clean decorative (brown & white cross-hatch pattern) boards with black cloth spine, orange lettering on spine. Very little wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. No names, writing or marks--pages are clean. Illustrated endpapers (train crossing a trestle). Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has thumb-nail size chip at rear panel near bottom of spine corner, minor edgewear. Enclosed in new mylar cover. 8vo. Children's. 006623

Price: 12.00 USD
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The Old Iron Road An Epic of Rails, Roads, and the Urge to Go West, David Haward Bain
2 The Old Iron Road An Epic of Rails, Roads, and the Urge to Go West
David Haward Bain
New York Viking 2004 0670033081 / 9780670033089 First Hardcover Fine fine Jacket Signed
First edition, first printing, signed by author, in clean unclipped jacket. Clean blue boards with metallic lettering on spine. Very tiny bump to one corner tip, otherwise no wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean map-illustrated endpapers; no previous owner markings. Signed by author on title page: "David H. Bain". Illustrated with black and white plates. 434 pages with index. Clean jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped (27.95 on front inside flap). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 022436

Price: 30.00 USD
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Big River, Big Man, Duncan, Thomas W.
3 Big River, Big Man
Duncan, Thomas W.
Philadelphia/New York J. B. Lippincott 1959 First Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
First Edition in unclipped original dust jacket. Clean black cloth boards with orange cloth spine, black lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages & edges are clean and bright; previous owner bookplate on front fixed endpaper. 1022 pgs. Dustjacket is clean and bright with price intact, but has been slightly trimmed (1/4"). Small chip to one corner tip, very short closed edge tears at base of spine. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. By the author of "Gus the Great." The River is the Mississippi, and the Man is the prototype of the restless, innocent and greedy nineteenth century dreamers who built the railroads and steamboats, who opened the Santa Fe Trail and despoiled the forests, who fought the Indians and each other. 012079

Price: 14.00 USD
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Fairytale Railroad, Harter, Henry
4 Fairytale Railroad
Harter, Henry
Sylvan Beach, NY North Country Books 1979 0932052193 / 9780932052193 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Edition in original dust jacket. Clean gray cloth boards with crisp gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean endpapers; Brief previous owner inscription neatly penned on corner of dedication page. Illustrated with historical photographs. 310 pages. Clean dust jacket has light surface rubbing, one small closed tear. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 027137

Price: 25.00 USD
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Redwood Railways - A Story of Redwoods, Picnics and Commuters, Kneiss, Gilbert H.
5 Redwood Railways - A Story of Redwoods, Picnics and Commuters
Kneiss, Gilbert H.
Berkeley, California Howell-North 1956 Third Printing Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Jacket 
Third printing with both maps in rear pocket, clean original dust jacket. Clean red cloth boards with gold lettering on cover and spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean map-illustrated endpapers. Very small return address label at top edge of front fixed endpaper. Two folded maps in pocket at end of book (in perfect condition). Beautifully illustrated with maps, glossy black and white photographs. Foreword by Lucius Beebe. 165 pages with index. Dust jacket is not price clipped, has thumbnail size chip at base of front panel, a few short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 025841

Price: 22.00 USD
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The Railway Man: A Pow's Searing Account of War, Brutality and Forgiveness, Lomax, Eric
6 The Railway Man: A Pow's Searing Account of War, Brutality and Forgiveness
Lomax, Eric
New York W W Norton & Co Inc 1995 0393039102 / 9780393039108 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
First American Edition, First Printing in clean unchipped dust jacket. As new condition. Blue boards with black spine, gold lettering on spine. No fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 278 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, unclipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Story of a Scotsman who was taken prisoner after the fall of Singapore during World War II and was put to work on the infamous Burma-Siam railway, which cost the lives of 250,000 men. There he helped to build an illicit radio, so that the prisoners could follow the news of the war. He was caught and tortured. "This unforgettable book describes a life saved from final bitterness by an extraordinary will to remember and forgive." 024629

Price: 20.00 USD
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The Katy Railroad and the Last Frontier, Masterson, V. V.
7 The Katy Railroad and the Last Frontier
Masterson, V. V.
Norman, Oklahoma University of Oklahoma Press 1952 First Hardcover Good Good Jacket Signed
Stated First Edition in original dust jacket. Clean rust brown cloth boards with brown title box, gold lettering on spine. Very clean book, but has a few spots of wear to bottom board edges and about 1" cracking to cloth at lower spine gutter. Inscribed and SIGNED by author on front free endpaper (association copy): "For my friend Bob Smith - Journalist, traveler in the Indian Territory - a "child that takes notes" on the American scene - V. V. Masterson "Scotty" Dec. 15, 1952." Illustrated with photographs, drawings and maps. 312 pages with index. Dust jacket is unclipped (4.00 on front inside flap), lots of edge chipping, light soiling. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 025445

Price: 20.00 USD
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Whoop-Up Country - The Canadian-American West, 1865-1885, Sharp, Paul F.
8 Whoop-Up Country - The Canadian-American West, 1865-1885
Sharp, Paul F.
Helena, Montana Historical Society of Montana / West Press 1960 Second edition Hardcover Fine Very Good+ Jacket Charles M. Russell, Illustrator 
Second Edition with new illustrations by C. M. Russell in unclipped dust jacket. Very clean brown cloth boards with illustration in black on cover, black lettering on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean illustrated endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated by Charles M. Russell. Introduction by Michael Kennedy. 348 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped, has slight fading to background of spine, a few short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Publisher's card( from The Historical Society of Montana) with information about the book is laid in. Fascinating story of the raw Montana Territory-Canadian frontier, tied by the incredible Whoop-Up train, 1865-85. On the flamboyant Northern Rocky Mountain-Great Plains frontier before the railroads penetrated, the Whoop-Up Trail was a fabulous highroad of rare adventure and frenzied commerce. 027490

Price: 50.00 USD
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The Beginnings of The New York Central Railroad - A History, Stevens, Frank Walker
9 The Beginnings of The New York Central Railroad - A History
Stevens, Frank Walker
G. P. Putnam's Sons 1926 First Hardcover Very Good no dust jacket 
First Edition, first printing (published April, 1926). Dark blue ribbed cloth boards with gold lettering on cover and spine. No fraying, very slight surface wear to corners. Very light soiling. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Frontispiece portrait with tissue guard. Illustrated with black and white plates, fold-out map, drawings. 408 pages with index. 027986

Price: 28.00 USD
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