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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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Fairytale Railroad, Harter, Henry
3 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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The Iron Horse, Hill, Edwin C.
4 The Iron Horse
Hill, Edwin C.
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1923 Photo Play Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Bright red cloth boards with stamped dark green lettering on cover, black lettering on spine. One very faint small spot near top edge of rear board, barely noticeable. One very small spot of wear at top of spine, size of pin-head. Nice sharp corners, no bumping. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with scenes from the photoplay by Charles Kenyon and John Russell; novelized from William Fox's great picture romance of the East and the West. 329 pgs. Clean bright color illustrated dustjacket has 3 tiny edge chips (two at lower spine corners, one at top of spine edge), two small closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Collectible quality. Story of the first transcontinental railway. 8vo. Fiction. 013144

Price: 60.00 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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Victory Rode the Rails: The Strategic Place of the Railroads in the Civil War, Turner, George Edgar
9 Victory Rode the Rails: The Strategic Place of the Railroads in the Civil War
Turner, George Edgar
Lincoln, Nebraska Bison Books / University of Nebraska Press 1992 0803294239 / 9780803294233 First Paperback Fine 
First published in 1953 by Bobbs Merrill, this is the first printing of the Bison Books Edition. Very clean trade paperback. No creasing, chipping or fading. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with black and white photographs, maps. Introduction to the Bison Book Edition by Gary Gallagher. Maps by George Richard Turner. 419 pages with index. 027660

Price: 15.00 USD
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Trails of the Iron Horse: An Informal History, Western Writers of America; Russell, Don (Editor)
10 Trails of the Iron Horse: An Informal History
Western Writers of America; Russell, Don (Editor)
Garden City, New York Doubleday & Co 1975 0385021232 / 9780385021234 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated first edition in clean unclipped dust jacket. Very clean black boards with brown cloth spine, silver lettering on spine. 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 over 100 rare photographs. 241 pages with index. Clean bright illustrated dust jacket is not price clipped, no chips, one short closed edge tear. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. This is the lusty and gutsy saga of the era that saw tghe building of America's railroads in the West. Represented here are nearly five years of a unique fraternal writing effort, an effort shared mong thirteen prominent members of the Western Writers of America who each wrote about a special episode in the history of the Western railroads. The tales they tell are not only of the great trunk lines that built the West, but also of the smaller railroads, all great adventures in the taming of the West. 027665

Price: 20.00 USD
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