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All Night Long, Caldwell, Erskine
1 All Night Long
Caldwell, Erskine
New York Duell, Sloan, & Pierce 1942 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean dark blue cloth boards with silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Fading to top spine edge (1/8"). No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 283 pgs. Bright illustrated dustjacket is not price clipped (2.50 on front inside flap); has very shallow chipping at top spine edge, hint of fading to spine, hint of soiling to rear panel. Author's photo on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A novel about Russian guerrillas carrying on the terrible struggle on the border between White Russia and Great Russia on the Central Front. When the Germans strike through this region, the guerrillas band together in a marsh under the leadership of a heroic brigadier, Pavlenko. They send out parties on night raids to wreck trains, burn down radio stations, kill sentries, ambush German trucks. 017512

Price: 30.00 USD
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2 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
3 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

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The Story of the Canandaigua Street Railway Company, The Canandaigua Electric Light and Railway Company, Ontario Light and Traction Company and the Rochester and Eastern Rapid Railway, Gordon, William R.
4 The Story of the Canandaigua Street Railway Company, The Canandaigua Electric Light and Railway Company, Ontario Light and Traction Company and the Rochester and Eastern Rapid Railway
Gordon, William R.
Rochester, New York William R. Gordon 1953 First Paperback Very Good 
Paperback (cover is illustrated card stock) - size approx. 5-3/4" x 9". No chipping or tears. Light soiling to cover. Binding is tight, all pages are clean. No names, writing or marks. Well illustrated with historical photographs, drawings. 107 pages. 027652

Price: 12.00 USD
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Fairytale Railroad, Harter, Henry
5 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.
6 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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Secret of the Circle, Lide, Alice Alison and Margaret Alison Johansen
7 Secret of the Circle
Lide, Alice Alison and Margaret Alison Johansen
London / New York / Toronto Longmans Green & Co. 1942 Later printing Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket Vera Block, Illustrator 
Later printing in unclipped jacket. Clean pale yellow cloth boards with black circular decoration on cover, black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean red decorative endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 223 pp. Illustrated by Vera Block. Dustjacket is not price clipped (1.75 on front inside flap), has a few edge chips and short closed edge tears, hint of very light soiling. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. In the perilous days when robber barons swooped down from their strongholds to plunder the merchant trains, young Kurt travels the Hansa road with his father's pack train from the busy city of Lubeck to the great trade fair at Colgne. 019369

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The Railway Man: A Pow's Searing Account of War, Brutality and Forgiveness, Lomax, Eric
8 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

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The Katy Railroad and the Last Frontier, Masterson, V. V.
9 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

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Thoroughbreds: New York Central's 4-6-4 Hudson - The Most Famous Class of Steam Locomotive in the World, Staufer, Alvin F.; Edward L. May
10 Thoroughbreds: New York Central's 4-6-4 Hudson - The Most Famous Class of Steam Locomotive in the World
Staufer, Alvin F.; Edward L. May
Medina, Ohio Alvin F. Staufer 1986 Second Printing Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
Fine quality Second Printing. Clean large book in clean unchipped dust jacket. Dark blue leather-like boards with unchipped gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Beautifully illustrated with historical black and white photographs, full color art renderings of locomotives. 350 pages. Size is approximately 9" x 11-1/2". Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. BONUS: Laid in is passenger ticket to the New York Central Railroad train from Rochester, NY to Syracuse for August 21, 1939. 027970

Price: 50.00 USD
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The Beginnings of The New York Central Railroad - A History, Stevens, Frank Walker
11 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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Ordeal by Hunger: The Story of the Donner Party, Stewart, George R.
12 Ordeal by Hunger: The Story of the Donner Party
Stewart, George R.
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1960 Revised Edition Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
New Edition, with a supplement and Three Accounts by Survivors, in original unclipped dust jacket. Clean gray cloth boards with silver lettering on cover and spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with black and white plates. 394 pages with index. Dust jacket has very shallow edge chipping at top and bottom spine edges, is not price clipped, author photo and biography on rear panel (slight age-toning to rear panel). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. From the diaries of the survivors and other contemporary documents, George Stewart has written the definitive history of that ill-fated band of pioneers, the Donner Party. It is an astonishing account of what human beings may perpetrate, endure,m and achieve in the final press of circumstance. 027064

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Trains: An Illustrated History From Steam Locomotives to High-Speed Rail, Tanel, Franco
13 Trains: An Illustrated History From Steam Locomotives to High-Speed Rail
Tanel, Franco
New York Metro Books, An Imprint Of Sterling Publishing 2013 143515004X / 9781435150041 First Paperback Near Fine 
First Edition, First Printing. Clean large snazzy paperback with Art Deco cover (approx. size is 8-1/2" x 11-1/2"). No chipping or curling. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean and bright. Beautifully illustrated with color photographs of the most beautiful trains in the world. Clean decorated endpapers - no names, writing or marks. 327 pages. 026991

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World Famous Chefs' Cook Book - Rare Old Recipes Arranged for the Homemaker, Taylor, Irene Hume (Editor)
14 World Famous Chefs' Cook Book - Rare Old Recipes Arranged for the Homemaker
Taylor, Irene Hume (Editor)
Chicago Ford Naylor and Associates 1939 First Hardcover Very Good no dust jacket 
First Edition. Ivory cloth boards with black lettering and globe on cover, black lettering on spine. Light soiling. One tiny spot of surface wear to spine edge. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages are clean, with blank endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with photographs of world famous hotels, restaurants, ships and trains and their recipes from around the world. 637 pages with index. 025112

Price: 25.00 USD
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Riding the Iron Rooster By Train Through China, Theroux, Paul
15 Riding the Iron Rooster By Train Through China
Theroux, Paul
New York G. P. Putnam's Sons 1988 0-399-13309-7 / 9780399133091 First Hard Cover Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing. Very clean brown boards with clean black cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers illustrated with maps; no names, writing or bookplates. 480 pgs. Clean unfaded dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with wear and short closed tears at bottom spine edge, hint of slight wear at top spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Paul Theroux joins a tour that makes its way by rail from London to Mongolia, stopping at Paris and Warsaw and in the Soviet Union. Reaching China by this unconventional overland route proves nothing short of hilarious and eye-opening about who goes to China and why. Then, through Inner Mongolia to Peking and Shanghai, Mr. Theroux and his fellow travelers rode trains and discovered that in some ways China is changing, and in others is still ancient and bound by tradition. 8vo. Travel/adventure. 015917

Price: 35.00 USD
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Wild Strawberries and High Rising (two Books in slipcase), Thirkell, Angela
16 Wild Strawberries and High Rising (two Books in slipcase)
Thirkell, Angela
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1951 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Two complete novels, housed in clean, color illustrated slipcase. 1) Wild Strawberries, clean pink and white paper covered patterned boards with white title box; no bumping, hint of very slightest surface wear at top and bottom spine edge. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 265 pgs. 2) High Rising, clean blue and white pattern paper covered boards with white title box on spine. No bumping; hint of slightest surface wear at top and bottom spine edge. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Small previous owner last name neatly penned at top edge of front free endpaper. No other marks. 282 pgs. Both housed in a clean, color illustrated slipcase with tiny crack at one corner (1/4"), hint of slightest edge wear. In "Wild Strawberries," some young and fiery Royalists from France bring a merry Continental note to Barsetshire. In "High Rising," Tony Morland builds his amazing combinations of toy trains while his mother attends to deeper problems of country life. 8vo. Fiction. 015721

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