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Adleson, Joe, & Bill Williams.   HANG FLIGHT: A FLIGHT INSTRUCTION MANUAL FOR BEGINNER AND INTERMEDIATE PILOTS (3RD EDITION)  
Redlands, CA: Eco-Nautics, 1974. 3rd ed. 96 pages. Paperback. Thorough early guide to hang gliding, aerodynamics, flight control, etc. Lots of b/w drawings and diagrams. 5 x 6.75 inch format in yellow marbled paper covers. Bibliography and appendices, including Appendix D: First Aid. Good luck!
VG/Wraps. A nice unmarked copy. # B7646. $6.75   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Alton Railroad, .   ALTON RAILROAD TIME TABLES: CHICAGO - ST. LOUIS - KANSAS CITY MARCH 16, 1943  
Chicago: Alton Railroad Company, 1943. Reprint. 19 pages. Paperback. Schedules between Chicago, St. Louis, and Kansa City and places in between. Map, fares, equipment, index to stations. War-time ads and hints. Folded to 9 inches tall by 4 inches. Dated March 16, 1943.
VG/No Jacket. No tears or marks. # B9055. $28.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Angle, Glenn D.   AEROSPHERE - 1941: INCLUDING MODERN AIRCRAFT, MODERN AIRCRAFT ENGINES, AIRCRAFT STATISTICS, BUYER'S GUIDE  
New York: Aircraft Publications, 1941. 947 pages. Hardcover. Massive 8-pound tome provides a listing of aircraft in production by country, manufacturers and parts suppliers, much on engines and specifications, lots of interesting advertisements and illustrations. Printed on slick paper stock. A great resource.
Good+/No Jacket. Very sturdy binding. Minor rubbing to covers. Small onwer name in ink, otherwise unmarked. # B7130. $105.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Bagur, Jacques.   A HISTORY OF NAVIGATION ON CYPRESS BAYOU AND THE LAKES  
Denton: Univ. North Texas, 2001. 1st ed. 821 pages. Hardcover. 1574411357 1-57441-135-7. Good history of steamboat & barge navigation, the ports & towns in East Texas and northwest Louisiana, and the river commererce traveling from Jefferson to Shreveport and New Orleans. B/w photos, many maps, tables of vessels, home port, tonnage & dimensions. Sorted by both vessel name and year built.
VG/VG. Small publisher's stamp on front endpaper, lower front corner slightly bruised. # E0529. $53.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Bingham, Fred P.   PRACTICAL YACHT JOINERY: TOOLS, TECHNIQUES, TIPS  
Camden, ME: International Marine, 1983. Reprint. 274 pages. Paperback. 0877421404 0-87742-140-4. Illustrated with drawings by the author and b/w photos.
VG/Wraps. Clean, tight, PON embossed on title page. # B5968. $10.75   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Bixel, Patricia Bellis.   SAILING SHIP ELISSA  
College Station: Texas A & M, 1998. 1st ed. 93 pages. Hardcover. 0890968268 0-89096-826-8. The story of The Elissa, a three-masted, 400-ton Scottish barque built in 1877, her life under various flags and current residence in Galveston, Texas after a loving restoration. B/w photos. Out-of-print in hardcover.
Near Fine/Near Fine. Small publisher's stamp on front endpaper, dustjacket rear flap creased. # E0749. $13.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Botting, Douglas.   THE GIANT AIRSHIPS: EPIC OF FLIGHT  
Alexandria: Time-Life Books, 1980. Reprint. 180 pages. Hardcover. 0809432722 0-8094-3272-2.
Near Fine/No Jacket. Clean, tight, unmarked. # B0911. $5.50     Inquire Now  
Bowman, A. I.   KIRKINTILLOCH SHIPBUILDING AULD KIRK MUSEUM PUBLICATIONS NO.7  
Glasgow: Strathkelvin Libraries, 1983. 1st ed. 83 pages. Paperback. 0904966089 0-904966-08-9. A history of the development of the shipbuilding industry on the Forth and Clyde Canal in Scotland.
Near Fine/Wraps. Lightly rubbed on edges, o/w clean, tight and unmarked. # A9478. $13.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Bowman, Phylis.   STEAMING THROUGH NORTHERN WATERS!  
Vancouver, BC: Books in Motion, 1987. 1st ed. 80 pages. Paperback. 0969090196 0-9690901-9-6. Nautical history of the west coast of Canada, from Vancouver to Prince Rupert, the Inside Passage. Black/white photos on every page. Map & index of ships.
Near Fine/Wraps. Tight, unmarked. Some smudges on light colored cover.. # A9476. $13.25   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Bragdon, editor, Allen D.   BASIC CAR CARE ILLUSTRATED, 2ND EDITION  
New York: Hearst Corp., 1980. Reprint. 512 pages. Paperback. 0878515208 0-87851-520-8. Great illustrations, both photos and drawings, help every step of the work.
VG/Wraps. Clean, tight, square. PON inked FEP. Light reader creases on spine. # A9071. $6.50     Inquire Now  
Bryant, H. Stafford.   GEORGIAN LOCOMOTIVE  
New York: Weathervane, 1962. 1st ed. 89 pages. Hardcover. 0517172666 0-517-17266-6. History & b/w photos of steam locomotives in the South & Southwest, before diesel & streamlining brought them to an end.
VG/VG. Corners lightly bumped, Dj has 1/2" tear bottom front near fold. # A4145. $8.75   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Buckman, David Lear.   OLD STEAMBOAT DAYS ON THE HUDSON RIVER  
Ann Arbor: Gryphon Books, 1971. Reprint. 143 pages. Hardcover. 'Tales and reminiscences of the stirring times that followed the introduction of steam navigation.' 1971 Gryphon Books facsimile reprint of the 1909 revised edition. List of steamboats on the Hudson, each with history and fate. Twenty-five b/w illustrations. Index.
X-Lib VG/No Jacket. Binding and hinges firm. Library name stamped numerous places and card pocket. # B9209. $9.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Bunker, John.   HARBOR & HAVEN: AN ILLUSTRATED HISTORY FO THE PORT OF NEW YORK  
Woodland Hills: Windsor Publications, 1979. 302 pages. Hardcover. 0897810023 0-89781-002-3. Photohistory of the port of New York. Lots of b/w photos. 15 pages in color.
VG/No Jacket. # A9988. $5.50     Inquire Now  
Caoimh, Fia O.   THE AVIATION BOOK: A SURVEY OF THE WORLD'S AIRCRAFT  
San Francisco: Chronicle Books, 2006. 1st Am. ed. 352 pages. Hardcover. 0811856186 0-8118-5618-6. Wonderful catalog of aircraft of the world, illustrated with extemely detailed pencil drawings by the author. Large 11.75 inch square format. 8 pounds.
Near Fine/VG. Tight, unmarked. Square corners. Dustjacket has two 1/4 inch tears and slight wrinkling at top edge. # B9177. $28.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Clymer, Floyd.   HENRY'S WONDERFUL MODEL T 1908-1927  
New York: McGraw-Hill, 1955. 1st ed. 219 pages. Hardcover. An album of memories of the car that put America on the road. More than 500 photos, diagrams, advertisements, jokes and cartoons.
Good+/No Jacket. Very firm binding, corners bumped. Owner bookplate, no other marks. No Dj, but flaps have been pasted in. # B8139. $6.75   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Clymer, .   SUZUKI 125-400CC SINGLES, 1964-1979: SERVICE, REPAIR, PERFORMANCE  
Los Angeles: Clymer, 1985. Reprint. Paperback. High Performance How-to.
New/Wraps. New in publisher shrink-wrap. # B4367. $35.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Clymer Publications, .   CLYMER HARLEY-DAVIDSON: FX/FL SOFTAIL BIG-TWIN EVOLUTION 1984-1994 SERVICE, REPAIR, MAINTENANCE  
Overland Park: Intertec Publishing, 1995. 2nd ed. 535 pages. Paperback. 0892876379 0-89287-637-9. B/w photos and drawings illustrate detailed instructions.
VG/Wraps. Clean, tight, unmarked. Mild shelfwear. # B9103. $26.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Cockerham, Paul W.   PORSCHE: PRECISION, BALANCE, AND STYLE  
New York: Smithmark, 1997. 1st ed. 80 pages. Hardcover. 0765192314 0-7651-9231-4. Color photos on every page of this biography of the great automaker. Tall 9 x 12.25 inch format.
Fine/Fine. Clean, tight, no marks, no bumps. # B8427. $13.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Cohen, Marvin H.   1973 STEAM PASSENGER DIRECTORY INCLUDING ELECTRIC LINES/MUSEUMS: EIGTH ANNUAL EDITION  
Middletown, NY: Empire State Railway, 1973. 8th ed. 144 pages. Paperback. An illustrated directory listing tourist railroad, trolley, and museum operations with regularly scheduled or intermittent passenger service. B/w photos every page.
VG/Wraps. Clean, tight, unmarked. Surface rubs and reader crease on spine. # B5376. $5.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Consumer Guide, .   CONVERTIBLES: AMERICA'S DAZZLING DROP-TOPS  
Lincolnwood, IL: Publications Internation, 1. 1st ed. 96 pages. Hardcover. 0785305165 0-7853-0516-5. History from 1927 to 1994 with color photos. Puffy boards with bright gilt title and color photo.
VG/No Jacket. Firm binding, no name or marks. Top corners faintly bumped. # B9419. $7.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Coopersmith, Jonathan.   TAKING OFF: A CENTURY OF MANNED FLIGHT  
Reston, VA: AIAA, 2003. 1st ed. 108 pages. Paperback. 156347610X 1-56347-610-X. These essays were presented as papers at the 2003 American Association for the Advancement of Science Annual Meeting. The year 2003 marked the centennial of manned flight.
Fine/Wraps. Clean, tight, unmarked. No sign of use. # B6576. $9.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Craig, Barbara.   THE WRIGHT BROTHERS AND THEIR DEVELOPMENT OF THE AIRPLANE  
Raleigh, NC: Dept. Cultural Resources, 1983. 5th ed. 23 pages. Paperback. 0865261067 0-86526-106-7.
Near Fine/Wraps. Clean, tight, unmarked. # B0893. $7.25     Inquire Now  
Cutler, Carl C.   GREYHOUNDS OF THE SEA: THE STORY OF THE AMERICAN CLIPPER SHIP  
Annapolis: Naval Institute, 1984. 3rd ed. 688 pages. Hardcover. 087021232X 0-87021-232-X. Eight color plates, half-tones of ship models and diagrams of sail plans and ship hulls. Also includes complete text of Five Hundred Sailing Records of American Built Ships, which was published separately in 1952. References, appendices, and index. Map endpapers.
Fine/Fine. No wear, no marks. # E0899. $24.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Cutler, Carl C.   QUEENS OF THE WESTERN OCEAN: THE STORY OF AMERICA'S MAIL AND PASSENGER SAILING LINES  
Annapolis: United States Naval Institute, 19. Reprint. 672 pages. Hardcover. Origin and growth of the American merchant marine, and its influence on economic growth of the nation. Foreword by Chester W. Nimitz. Tan linen covered boards with gilt title in blue boxes on spine. Pictorial dustjacket in tones of blue. Harbor maps on endpapers.
VG/VG. Firm book, sharp corners, owner name embossed inside. Dustjacket has scuffing at corners and spine top, and one inch tear on back. # E0998. $13.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Davis, J. Frank.   TEXAS: ITS HISTORY AND ITS HEROES  
no place: Katy Railroad, 1936. 1st ed. Paperback. Paperback booklet has been bound into a hardcover for the library, and so protected from wear. Published in 1936 in observance of the Centennial of Texas Independence.
X-Lib VG/No Jacket. Former library copy with stamps & marks. A clean, solid copy. # B3819. $15.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Dixon, Elizabeth I.G.   JOURNAL OF A VOYAGE FROM SYDNEY TO LONDON IN THE BARQUE STANDERINGS  
London: Blackie and Son Ltd., 1946. 1st ed. 64 pages. Hardcover. Printed for private circulation from notes supplied by the author's grandson, Lionel King. The author made the journey in 1842. Brick red cloth-covered boards with a white paste-on title label on the front and no title on the spine.
VG/No Jacket. Binding tight, some discoloration on the lower front. Gift inscripion on FEP - To Vioet with love from Lionel. # B8254. $80.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Elliott, Ben, & Earl Consoliver.   THE GASOLINE AUTOMOBILE (SECOND, REVISED EDITION)  
New York: McGraw-Hill, 1920. 2nd ed. 483 pages. Hardcover. University textbook covering current technology in 1919-1920. B/w drawings or photos on every page. Dark green cloth-covered boards with bright gilt title on spine. First edition was the work of George W. Hobbs and Elliott.
VG/No Jacket. Owner name and Sept, 1920 stamped on FEP. No other marks. Binding tight, front hinge fine, rear hinge paper reglued. # B8243. $13.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Everhart, Jim.   CB SLANGUAGE ILLUSTRATED  
Lincoln NE: Centennial Press, 1976. Paperback. 0822014939 0-8220-1493-9. With a CB glossary and 47 photos by Joe Shields.
Fine/Wraps. # B8647. $13.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Fischer, Stan.   UPTOWN DOWNTOWN: A TRIP THROUGH TIME ON NEW YORK'S SUBWAYS  
New York: Hawthorn Books, 1976. 271 pages. Paperback. 0801581966 0-8015-8196-6. Excellent history of New York's subways, the planning, construction, expansion and disasters of one of the largest underground transportation systems. Lots of historic b/w photos.
VG/Wraps. A clean solid copy. # B7748. $4.75   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Flammang, James M.   100 YEARS OF THE AMERICAN AUTO, MILLENNIUM EDITION  
Lincolnwood, IL: Publications Internation, 1. 1st ed. 640 pages. Hardcover. 078533484X 0-7853-3484-X. More than 4,000 photos and drawings illustrate this history of American cars.
Near Fine/Fine. Clean, tight, no bumps. Has gift inscription inside front board. # B8425. $23.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Freeman, Kerry A.   FORD TAURUS/MERCURY SABLE 1986-92 (CHILTON'S REPAIR MANUAL 8297)  
Radnor, PA: Chilton Book Company, 1992. Reprint. 362 pages. Paperback. 0801982979 0-8019-8297-9. Maintenance and repair of Taurus and Sable, info on every part and system. Illustrated with drawings and two color sections.
Near Fine/Wraps. Clean, no wear. PO name and address stamped in two places. # B7717. $5.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Ganson, Barbara.   TEXAS TAKES WING: A CENTURY OF FLIGHT IN THE LONE STAR STATE  
Austin: U.T. Press, 2014. 1st ed. 294 pages. Hardcover. 0292754086 0-292-75408-6. The people and the institutions who developed aviation in Texas since 1910.
New/New. New book. # 35529. $29.95   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Gentile, Gary.   ANDREA DORIA: DIVE TO AN ERA  
Philadelphia: Gary Gentile Productions, 1989. 1st ed. 160 pages. Hardcover. 0962145300 0-9621453-0-0. Tells of dives and divers who have attempted exploration and salvage operations on the ship, including the author. Color photos throughout.
Near Fine/Good+. Tight, minor scuffing at tips, owner name embossed inside. Dustjacket has mended tears and wrinkle at top of spine. not price-clipped. # E1035. $34.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Gilbert, editor, James R.   MEGAYACHT CENTURY FROM THE EDITORS OF SHOWBOATS INTERNATIONAL  
New York: Hachette Filipacchi, 1999. 1st ed. 192 pages. Paperback. 0967490308 0-9674903-0-8. Hundreds of color photos.
Fine/Wraps. Clean, tight, no marks, no creases, no wear. # B1116. $8.00     Inquire Now  
Ginter, Steve.   VOUGHT TA-7C / EA-7L, A-7K 'TWOSAIR' (NAVAL FIGHTERS NO. 78)  
Simi Valley, CA: Ginter Books, 2007. 89 pages. Paperback. 0942612787 0-942612-78-7. History of the Vought Navy fighters A-7 and variants. Great b/w photos, diagrams, charts throughout. Includes Greek TA-7Hs, Portugese TA-7Ps, and Thai TA-7Es.
New/Wraps. New copy, SIGNED by the author. # 29680. $24.95   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Gleim, Irvin N.   FAR/AIM 2004-1  
Gainsville, FL: Gleim Publications, 2004. New Edition. 650 pages. Paperback. 1581943075 1-58194-307-5. Federal aviation regulations and Aeronauticalinformation manual.
Near Fine/Wraps. Clean, tight, unmarked. # B8836. $9.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Halberstadt, Hans.   FIRE ENGINES  
Osceola, WI: Motorbooks International, 2002. 1st ed. 192 pages. Paperback. 0760313660 0-7603-1366-0. 150 color photos, vintage advertisements, and b/w photos illustrate this history of fire equipment and firefighting.
Near Fine/Wraps. Slight indication of long time on the store shelf. # B8450. $22.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Halifax Port Corporation, .   PORT OF HALIFAX (PORTS OF CANADA, ENGLISH & FRENCH)  
Halifax: Halifax Port Corporation, 1986. Reprint. Spiral Bound. Twenty-two nice color aerial photos of the various port facilities in the Halifax area. Descriptions in both English & French. In comb binding. Uncommon.
Fine/No Jacket. # B0995. $7.25   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Hall, John A.   THE GREAT STRIKE ON THE 'Q' WITH A HISTORY OF THE ORGANIZATION AND GROWTH OF THE BROTHERHOOD OF LOCOMOTIVE ENGINEERS, FIREMEN, SWITCHMEN  
Chicago: Elliott & Beezely, 1889. 1st ed. 124 pages. Hardcover. History of the strike on the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad in March of 1888. Much on union activity. In dark maroon decorative boards with bright gilt title, black decoration.
Good+/No Jacket. Cover has some silverfishing, o/w clean, tight, no marks. # A9867. $37.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Hanff, Helene.   APPLE OF MY EYE  
London: Futura, 1978. Reprint. 121 pages. Paperback. 0708814131 0-7088-1413-1. Story of exploration of the author's native city to gain knowledge for book she was hired to write. Hanff is most noted for her book 84 CHARING CROSS ROAD.
Near Fine/Wraps. Clean, tight, unmarked. # B8168. $6.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Heikell, Rod.   GREEK WATERS PILOT: A YACHTSMAN'S GUIDE TO THE COAST AND ISLANDS OF GREECE, (REVISED SECOND EDITION)  
England: Imray Laurie Norie Wilso, 1985. 2nd ed. 367 pages. Hardcover. 0852880987 0-85288-098-7. Maps, photos, and everything a sailor needs to know when visiting the Greek waters.
Near Fine/VG. Book free of marks or wear. Dustjacket has a tiny tear and associated wrinkle at foot of spine. # B9673. $8.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Henderson, James David.   MEALS BY FRED HARVEY: A PHENOMENON OF THE AMERICAN WEST  
Fort Worth: T.C.U. Press, 1969. 63 pages. Paperback. Story of Fred Harvey, Southwestern entrepreneur, hotelier and developer of railroad inns, home of the famous "Harvey Girls." # 6 in TCU's History and Culture Monographs. b/w photos.
Near Fine/Wraps. No marks, no wear. Small bump at spine foot. Spine and edges tanned. # A0757. $25.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Herrick, Mark F.   RAILWAY DIESEL OPERATION STREAMLINE PRACTICE MAINTENANCE REPAIR: QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS  
Boone, Iowa: Herrick, 1945. 1st ed. 204 pages. FlexV. B/w photos and diagrams. Designed especially for engineers, firemen, and maintenance men. Included at the end are eight pages questions and answers for Western District Standard Railway Locomotive Engineers Examination for Diesel and Airbraking for Streamline Service. Black leather-look stiff card cover with dull gilt title on front, no spine title.
VG/Wraps. Very tight, no name or writing. Faint white paint overspray speckles on front. # B7157. $95.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Hofsommer, Don L.   THE QUANAH ROUTE: A HISTORY OF THE QUANAH, ACME & PACIFIC RAILWAY  
College Station: Texas A & M, 1991. 1st ed. 215 pages. Hardcover. 0890964378 0-89096-437-8. Illustrated with photos, maps, and tables, this book covers the Quanah Route's birth, struggle for life, and eventual demise in a changing regulatory and competitive environment.
Near Fine/Near Fine. Stamp om top edge as the press' Design/Production file copy. Clean, tight, square. # E0612. $19.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Hollingsworth, Brian.   ATLAS OF THE WORLD'S RAILWAYS  
London: Bison Books, 1982. Reprint. 350 pages. Hardcover. 0811904687 0-8119-0468-7. Filled with maps and color and b/w photos, offers a history of rail transport throughout the world.
VG/VG. Clean, firm hinges and binding. No name or marks. Sharp, square corners. Price-clipped dustjacket has a mended 1 inch tear at front flap fold. # B9132. $12.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Hough, Emerson, & Northern Pacific RR.   YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK  
St. Paul: Northern Pacific, 1927. Reprint. 56 pages. Paperback. Book put out by the Northern Pacific Railroad to encourage tourism to places served by them. Centerfold map of park showing route of scenic motorway. Northern Pacific railway map in rear showing western routes from the midwest. B/w photos throughout, with text telling the prospective tourist where to go and what he will see.
VG/Wraps. Tight stapled binding, staples rusty. No name or marks. # B9071. $15.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Hyslop, Forsyth, & Jemima.   TITANIC VOICES: MEMORIES FROM THE FATEFUL VOYAGE  
New York: St. Martin's, 1997. Reprint. 296 pages. Hardcover. 075091436X 0-7509-1436-X. First-hand accounts of people who were actually there. B/w historic photos on every page.
Near Fine/VG. Clean, tight, no name or marks. Upper edge of Dj slightly wrinkled and top corners rubbed from slippage in storage box. # B8090. $12.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Information Plus, & Begun; Siegel & Jaco.   TRANSPORTATION: AMERICA'S LIFELINE  
Wylie, Texas: Information Plus, 1997. Revised ed. 144 pages. Paperback. 1573020540 1-57302-054-0. Overview of America's water, rail, air and highway transport systems. B/w photos, charts, stats.
Fine/Wraps. # A7899. $5.00     Inquire Now  
Jarrett, Philip.   THE COLOR ENCYCLOPEDIA OF INCREDIBLE AIRPLANES  
London: Dorling Kindersley, 2012. Reprint. 360 pages. Paperback. 0756695759 0-7566-9575-9. Illustrations on every page, some in color. Index.
Near Fine/Wraps. Tight, unmarked. No reader crease. Couple diagonal corner bends on back cover. # E0354. $5.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Jennings, James R.   THE FREIGHT ROLLED  
San Antonio: Naylor, 1969. 1st ed. 99 pages. Hardcover. 0811102866 0-8111-0286-6. A factual account of freight haulers operating in Apache country, movings goods from Holbrook, Arizona south to Fort Apache. Based on the author's own experiences and other firsthand recollections.
Near Fine/Fine. New old stock from our archives, light foxing top edge. # A1578. $26.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Kestler, Paul.   BUGATTI: EVOLUTION OF A STYLE  
Switzerland: Edita Lausanne, 1977. 1st ed. 141 pages. Hardcover. 0850592666 0-85059-266-6. History of the Bugatti family and of the company. Color plates and drawings by the author throughout.
Fine/Near Fine. No wear, no marks on book. Dustjacket has light wear at corners. # B9870. $60.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Klein, Aaron.   SUPERTRAINS  
New York: Exeter, 1985. 1st ed. 112 pages. Hardcover. 0671075241 0-671-07524-1. An illustrated history of the world's luxury supertrains, loaded with b/w & color drawings & photos.
Near Fine/VG. Tiny tear top rear of spine. # A3876. $5.50     Inquire Now  
Lloyd's, .   LLOYD'S REGISTER OF AMERICAN YACHTS 1975  
New York: Lloyd's Register of Shipping, 1975. 1071 pages. Hardcover. Red cloth-covered boards in landscape format with gilt title on front and spine. Owner name also on front in gilt. (name also appearing in list of yacht owners) Attached by cord is clear plastic marker/header card for yacht listings. Included are first and second supplements for 1975.
VG/No Jacket. Clean, firm, unmarked. Corners sharp. Top edge has light foxing. # E0878. $18.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Lobley, Douglas.   SHIPS THROUGH THE AGES  
London: Octopus, 1972. 1st ed. 144 pages. Hardcover. Nice little photo overview of the development of the ship from ancient times into the last 300 years. B/w, color photos, index, biblio.
Fine/Fine. New old stock from our archives. # A2180. $8.00     Inquire Now  
M.K.T. Railroad, .   M.K.T. MISSOURI, KANSAS & TEXAS LINES TIME TABLES 1945 #127  
St. Louis: M.K.T. Railroad Company, 1945. 23 pages. Paperback. The Katy Lines tables No. 127 corrected to February 4, 1945. Centerfold map of the U.S. showing all routes. Stapled booklet.
VG/Wraps. Cover partially separated along spine fold. # B9082. $14.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
MacInnis, Joseph.   TITANIC IN A NEW LIGHT: COMPANION BOOK TO THE IMAX FILM  
Charlottesville: Thomasson-Grant, 1992. 1st ed. 96 pages. Paperback. 1565660218 1-56566-021-8. Color photos and text tell the story of an expedition by experts from three countries to explore the Titanic. Published in conjunction with the Imex film Titanica.
Fine/Wraps. Clean, tight, unmarked. Appears as new. # B0274. $6.75     Inquire Now  
McQueen, Tom.   PASSING THE FAA WRITTEN EXAM, PRIVATE PILOT  
New York: McGraw-Hill, 1991. 134 pages. Paperback. 0830635815 0-8306-3581-5. Each question is accompanied by only the correct answer. The second part of each chapter is answer explanations to improve your understanding of the reasoning behind the answers.
Near Fine/Wraps. No marks, no creases. # A6650. $8.25     Inquire Now  
Miller, Sidney L.   TOMORROW IN WEST TEXAS: ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITIES ALONG THE TEXAS AND PACIFIC RAILWAY  
Lubbock, TX: Texas Tech Univ. Press, 1956. 1st ed. 643 pages. Hardcover. Study of agricultural, minining, transportation and other potential industry in West Texas. Indexed. Publisher's announcement laid in.
VG/No Jacket. # B5031. $12.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Nichols, Richard.   CORVETTE 1953 TO THE PRESENT  
London: Bison Books, 1988. Reprint. 192 pages. Hardcover. 0861242181 0-86124-218-1. Photos on every page, many in color.
Fine/VG. Clean, tight, unmarked. Mended short tear at rear flap fold. # B5171. $14.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
O'Donnell, E.E.   LAST DAYS OF THE TITANIC: PHOTOGRAPHS AND MEMENTOS OF THE TRAGIC MAIDEN VOYAGE  
Niwot, CO: Roberts Rinehart, 1997. 1st Am. ed. 120 pages. Hardcover. 1570982015 1-57098-201-5. Foreword by Dr. Robert Ballard. Photos from the Father Browne Collection.
Fine/Fine. Clean, tight, unmarked. No wear. # B5362. $25.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Pangborn, J.G.   THE WORLD'S RAIL WAY (RAILWAY)  
New York: Bramhall House, 1974. Reprint. 176 pages. Hardcover. Facsimile of the 1894 edition based on the railway exibit at the 1893 Columbian Exibition in Chicago, tells of the glory days, 1765 to 1893 of the establishment of railroads & the men who did it. 250 illus.
VG/VG. Dj chipped spine top & bottom. # A3874. $5.75     Inquire Now  
Parlato, Maurizio.   ROSSO FERRARI NO. 24  
Hachette, 2005. 1st ed. 72 pages. Paperback. Color photos throughout 2005 edition of book for Ferrari owners.
Near Fine/Wraps. # B7121. $12.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Payne, Lee.   LIGHTER THAN AIR: AN ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF THE AIRSHIP  
New York: Orion Books, 1991. Revised ed. 310 pages. Hardcover. 0517574764 0-517-57476-4. More than 300 b/w photos and first-hand accounts of the pioneers in the field. First printing of the revised edition.
Near Fine/Near Fine. Clean, tight, no name or wear. Remainder mark on bottom. # B6565. $12.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Paynting, Harold H., & Malcolm Grant.   MOTORING MEMORIES  
Melbourne: Flood and Paynting Chari, 1987. 52 pages. Paperback. 0731609409 0-7316-0940-9. Filled with historic b/w photos and several sections of modern color photos. An introduction by the Victorian Automobile Chamber of Commerce. Stapled magazine with heavy cardstock covers.
Fine/Wraps. Clean, bright, tight, unmarked. # B8146. $38.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Pemberton Press, .   GREAT SOUTH, THE NEW ROUTE TO THE GULF  
Austin: Pemberton Press, 1970. 30 pages. Paperback. Sepia-tone drawings on every page. Pamphlet is unpaginated, No author or date is given, but late 1960s or early 70s publication. A rather florid tale of the expansion of the railroads south and west, especially the MKT.
VG/Wraps. Tight, no wear. No name or marks. Cover is age-toned around edges. # B5547. $27.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Peters, Fred J.   CLIPPER SHIP PRINTS, INCLUDING OTHER MERCHANT SAILING SHIPS: BY N. CURRIER AND CURRIER & IVES  
New York: Antique Bulletin Publishing Co, 19. 1st ed. 109 pages. Hardcover. A pictorial check list and collation with a history of each ship. All illustrations in b/w. Black cloth-covered boards with bright gilt title and ship on front, gilt title on spine.
VG/No Jacket. Hinges and all pages in fine condition. PON stamped inside front board. Corners and spine ends softened. # E0890. $19.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Pickthall, Barry.   ULTIMATE CHALLENGE: SINGLE-HANDED ROUND THE WORLD THE STORY OF THE BOC CHALLENGE 1982-83  
New York: W.W. Norton, 1983. 1st Am. ed. 176 pages. Hardcover. 0393032906 0-393-03290-6. Hundreds of b/w & colored photos. Maps.
Near Fine/VG. Clean & tight, Dj has slightest chipping at corners. # A7451. $8.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Rickman, Sarah Byrn.   WASP OF THE FERRY COMMAND: WOMEN PILOTS, UNCOMMON DEEDS  
Denton: Univ. North Texas, 2016. 1st ed. 416 pages. Hardcover. 1574416375 1-57441-637-5. Stories of women pilots who ferried airplanes for the war effort during World War II. B/w photos, notes, bibliography & index. Now out-of-print in hardcover.
Near Fine/Near Fine. Small publisher's stamp on front endpaper. Light bump top of spine. # E0744. $24.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Rock Island Lines, .   ROCK ISLAND TIME TABLES, OCTOBER 1947 ROUTE OF THE ROCKETS  
Chicago: Rock Island Lines, 1947. 1st ed. 36 pages. Paperback. Very nice time table highlighting their new fleet of streamliners including the Zephyr, Peoria, Texas, Choctaw, Des Moines, Twin Star, Rocky Mtn, Corn Belt & Golden State Rockets. Centerfold map.
VG/No Jacket. Only the slightest wear to outer edges, no tears. Lightly browned. # B6183. $20.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Rodengen, Jeffrey L.   THE LEGEND OF MERCURY  
Fort Lauderdale: Write Stuff, 1998. 1st ed. 208 pages. Hardcover. 0945903235 0-945903-23-5. Biography of the marine engine company and it's founder Carl Kiekhaefer.
Fine/Near Fine. # B8423. $30.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Rosenzweig, Stan.   SAILING FOR NON-SAILORS  
White Plains, NY: Lite Educational, 1985. Reprint. 60 pages. Paperback. What every sailboat guest should know before he steps aboard. Rules & advice illustrated with humorous line drawings by Susan Muska.
VG/Wraps. # A5452. $5.50     Inquire Now  
Rowe, William Hutchinson.   SHIPBUILDING DAYS IN CASCO BAY 1727-1890: BEING FOOTNOTES TO THE MARITIME HISTORY OF MAINE (1966 REPRINT)  
Freeport, ME: Bond Wheelwright Company, 1966. Reprint. 222 pages. Hardcover. A reprint of the 1929 original. Seventeen b/w illustrations. Map endpapers of Casco Bay. Green tweedcloth-covered boards with gilt title on spine. Brown dusdjacket with illustration of the Ship Frank Johnson.
Near Fine/VG. Book free of wear or marks. Dustjacket lightly scuffed, mostly at top of spine. # E0993. $60.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Semb, George B.   INVITATION TO FLY STUDY GUIDE: BASICS FOR THE PRIVATE PILOT 3RD  
Belmont, CA: Wadsworth, 1989. 1st ed. Paperback. 0534093914 0-534-09391-4. Third edition contains 1988 FAA questions with color sectional chart maps and IBM pc & compatibles software.
VG/Wraps. Rubbed edges, but no creases or writing. # A6813. $4.75     Inquire Now  
Shippen, Katherine B.   A BRIDLE FOR PEGASUS  
New York: Viking Press, 1967. Reprint. 189 pages. Hardcover. Younger reader's history of flight, ealry dreamers, ballooning, aviation, voyages of adventure. A nice copy.
Fine/VG. # A4712. $8.00     Inquire Now  
Shulman, Seth.   UNLOCKING THE SKY: GLEN HAMMOND CURTISS AND THE RACE TO INVENT THE AIRPLANE  
New York: HarperCollins, 2002. 1st ed. 258 pages. Hardcover. 0060196335 0-06-019633-5. Story of the race between Curtiss & the Wright Brothers to create the airplane. Section of b/w photos.
Near Fine/Fine. Date written on front free endpaper, else FINE. # B5980. $11.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Society of Naval Architects, & Marine En.   TRANSACTIONS, VOLUME 89 1981. SOCIETY OF NAVAL ARCHITECTS  
World Trade Cnt: Soc. Naval Architects, 1981. 455 pages. Hardcover. 0960304827 0-9603048-2-7. Presentations and papers of the Society on ship design and other marine engineering.
Good/No Jacket. Last 100 pages wavy from dampness. # B2522. $5.75   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Society of Naval Architects, & Marine En.   TRANSACTIONS, VOLUME 90 1982. SOCIETY OF NAVAL ARCHITECTS  
World Trade Cnt: Soc. Naval Architects, 1982. 460 pages. Hardcover. 0960304843 0-9603048-4-3. Presentations and papers of the Society on ship design and other marine engineering.
VG/No Jacket. # B2521. $6.75   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Sotheby Parke Bernet, .   ANTIQUE, CLASSIC AND SPECIAL INTEREST AUTOMOBILES AND AUTOMATIC MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS FROM THE COLLECTION OF JUDGE ROY M. HOFHEINZ  
New York: Sotheby Parke Bernet, 1974. 1st ed. 136 pages. Paperback. Catalog for auction held at the Astrodome in Houston, Texas on June 8, 1974. Sotheby estimate folder laid in. Prices realized written near each item. Black and white and some color full-page photos of each vehicle, along with description. Card of one buyer taped on page, and his name written on cover. Judge Hofheinz was the flambouyant showman and entrepreneur who conceived and built the Astrodome.
VG/Wraps. Firm binding, crease on front cover. # B8171. $68.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Southern Pacific, .   SOUTHERN PACIFIC DESK MAP: FOUR GREAT ROUTES (1938)  
Chicago: Rand McNally, 1938. Map. 18 X 32 inch map of the continental United States and Mexico showing the routes of the Southern Pacific Railroad and its connections, including steamship lines. Looks like every stop or depot is named. Chart showing miles of road operated. Addresses for SP representatives and traffic officers on reverse, along with b/w photos and information about the line. Folds to 9 inches tall by 4 inches wide. Sunset Route, Overland Route, Sunset Route, Golden State Route.
Near Fine. No tears or marks. # B9054. $26.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Stein, Ralph.   THE GREAT CARS  
New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1967. 1st ed. 252 pages. Hardcover. Hundreds of b/w and color photos of the twenty-five greatest autos ever made, selected by Ralph Stein. Special photography by Tom Burnside. Heavy red cloth boards with silver titles. Coffee table book twelve inches tall.
Fine/Fine. Clean, tight, unmarked. no wear on book or Dj. # B8008. $14.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Talbot, Frederick A.   THE MAKING OF A GREAT CANADIAN RAILWAY  
London: Seeley, Service & Co., 1912. 1st ed. 349 pages. Hardcover. Forty-three b/w illustrations and folding map. Story of exploration and construction of the trans-continental railroad of Canada at the turn of the century. Red cloth-covered boards with gilt titles. Top edge gilt.
Good/No Jacket. Rear hinge paper broken, no name or marks. Damp stain on faded cover. Top end of spine worn, has half-inch tear. Edges tanned and foxed. Text pages foxed. Illustrated pages bright white. # E0187. $42.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Tarpley, Fred.   JEFFERSON: RIVERPORT TO THE SOUTHWEST  
Austin: Eakin Press, 1983. Reprint. 392 pages. Hardcover. 0890154007 0-89015-400-7. Good history of Jefferson, an important river town in East Texas, its role in commerce and navigation, disasterous floods and more. Much on steamboating, the Red River Raft, timber & oil industries and Jay Gould. Biographical sketches. B/w photos, bibliography and extensive index.
Fine/Fine. New old stock from our archives. 2nd printing. # A2124. $22.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Taylor, Virginia H.   THE FRANCO-TEXAN LAND COMPANY  
Austin: U.T. Press, 1969. 1st ed. 331 pages. Hardcover. 0292784171 0-292-78417-1. Folding map. Big business chicanery is nothing new. There is a sticker ghost on FEP. Text-block edges are lightly foxed. Cornrs are sharp.
Near Fine/Fine. Clean, tight, unmarked. Dj price-clipped, no wear. # B4639. $48.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Thompson, Anthony W.   SOUTHERN PACIFIC: OFFICIAL COLOR PHOTOGRAPHY VOLUME 1  
Scotch Plains NJ: Morning Sun Books, 2000. 1st ed. 128 pages. Hardcover. 1582480044 1-58248-004-4. Generations of company photographers made these color photos beginning in 1939 showing SP trains at work.
Fine/Fine. No wear on book or dustjacket. Owner name embossed on FEP. # B8658. $55.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
U.S. Coast Guard, .   RULES AND REGULATIONS FOR CARGO AND MISCELLANEOUS VESSELS CG-257 SEPTEMBER 1977  
Washington D.C.: Dept. of Transportation, 19. 1st ed. 148 pages. Paperback.
VG/Wraps. Green stapled paper cover. Moisture stain on back o/w clean, tight. # B0905. $5.00     Inquire Now  
Veronico, Nicholas.   WRECKCHASING 2: COMMERCIAL AIRCRAFT CRASHES & CRASH SITES  
Miami, FL: World Transport Press, 1996. 1st ed. 128 pages. Paperback. 096267303X 0-9626730-3-X.
Fine/Wraps. Clean, crisp, tight, unmarked. # B2258. $76.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Watson, Milton H.   U.S. PASSENGER LINERS SINCE 1945  
UK: Patrick Stephens, 1988. 1st ed. 224 pages. Hardcover. 1852600543 1-85260-054-3. History of American passenger vessels since Worls War II, with b/w photos on every page. Appendix, bibliography, index.
Near Fine/Near Fine. Tight, with no wear or marks. # E0868. $11.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Yeager, Chuck.   YEAGER  
New York: Bantam, 1985. 1st ed. 342 pages. Hardcover. 0553050931 0-553-05093-1. Autobiography of one of America's greatest test pilots. B/w photos, indexed.
VG/VG. Dustjacket has light edgewear. # B9151. $6.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  

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