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LIMA LOCOMOTIVE WORKS; LIMA SUPER-POWER STEAM LOCOMOTIVES
LIMA LOCOMOTIVE WORKS; LIMA SUPER-POWER STEAM LOCOMOTIVES
Lima, OH: Lima Locomotive Works Incorporated, 1946.

This was Lima's last major printed catalogue of steam locomotives. Most of the engines pictured are accompanied with a service record describing where and how the owning railroads operated them plus the locomotive's specifications. Fifty-three pages with locomotives featured from various railroads; Canadian National, C&O, Wisconsin Central, New York Central, Pere Marquette, Detroit, Toledo & Ironton, Richmond, Fredericksburg & Potomac, Nickel Plate, Boston & Maine, Kansas City Southern, Virginian, Southern Pacific, Akron, Canton & Youngstown, Central of Georgia, Western Maryland, War Department, and Societe Nationale des Chemins de Fer Francais. Laid in are four sheets describing the book and its care. Bound in original laminated color pictorial covered boards. A fine and bright copy.


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THE DAYNIGHT LAMP AND OTHER POEMS
THE DAYNIGHT LAMP AND OTHER POEMS
Morgenstern, Christian
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1973.

The poems are truly humorous, though at times spiced with feighned horror. Twenty full-page lithographs by H.A. Rey, best known for his Curious George illustrated books. Fine in very good dust jacket with chips to the front panel and the rear flap fold, plus other minor edge wear.


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THE NEW YORK TRILOGY; CITY OF GLASS, GHOSTS, THE LOCKED ROOM
THE NEW YORK TRILOGY; CITY OF GLASS, GHOSTS, THE LOCKED ROOM
Auster, Paul
Los Angeles: Sun & Moon Press, 1994.

Number 65 of 200 copies signed by Auster on special limitation page in the rear. Fine in fine and bright dust jacket. An as new copy.


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A DESCRIPTION OF THE CANALS AND RAIL ROADS OF THE UNITED STATES, COMPREHENDING NOTICES OF ALL THE WORKS OF INTERNAL IMPROVEMENT THROUGH THE SEVERAL STATES
A DESCRIPTION OF THE CANALS AND RAIL ROADS OF THE UNITED STATES, COMPREHENDING NOTICES OF ALL THE WORKS OF INTERNAL IMPROVEMENT THROUGH THE SEVERAL STATES
Tanner, H[enry] S[chenck]
New York: T.R. Tanner & J. Diturnell, 1840.

Vastly expanded from the 1834 edition. 272 pages of descriptions by state of existing railroads and canals and those planned, with glossary, condensed summary, and index, plus four page publisher's catalogue in the rear. Two foldout maps, a New Map of New York, and a New Map of Pennsylvania, and two foldouts with railroad and canal profiles. Teggart; Hopkins Railway Library, 29b. Howes; USiana [1994] T26. Bound in original dark green cloth with border and design on the covers stamped in blind and title and rule on the spine in gilt. Professionally rebacked with original spine laid on. Tiny fold tear to one of the maps professionally repaired. A few tiny spots of foxing throughout though numerous on the endpapers and initial pages. A very good copy.


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NARROW GAUGE AND SHORT LINE GAZETTE - NOVEMBER, 1975; VOLUME 1, NUMBER 5
NARROW GAUGE AND SHORT LINE GAZETTE - NOVEMBER, 1975; VOLUME 1, NUMBER 5
Brown, Robert W., editor
Felton, CA: Gazette Publications, 1975.

Featured articles on, the Feather River Pine Mills Caboose, Unimat Way Clamp, Truck Drilling Jig, Logging Mallets, plus others. 60 pages with photographs, illustrations, diagrams and ads. A fine and bright copy.


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THE VOID TRILOGY. THE DREAMING VOID, THE TEMPORAL VOID, and THE EVOLUTIONARY VOID
THE VOID TRILOGY. THE DREAMING VOID, THE TEMPORAL VOID, and THE EVOLUTIONARY VOID
Hamilton, Peter F.
London: Macmillan, 2007, 2008, 2010,

A complete set of the limited issues of The Void Trilogy signed by Hamilton. All three are fine in fine and bright dust jackets and are housed within the publisher's pictorial slipcases. Also, all three remain in the publisher's shrinkwrap. An as new set.


Price: $595.00
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THE SIOUX OR THE ROSEBUD: A HISTORY IN PICTURES
THE SIOUX OR THE ROSEBUD: A HISTORY IN PICTURES
Hamilton, Henry W. and Jean Tyree
Norman, OK: University of Oklahoma Press, 1971.

Volume III in The Civilization of The American Indian Series. All photographs in black and white. Custon bound in one quarter brown leather (spine and foredge) with marbled paper covered boards. Spine title in gilt. Hand sewn silk end bands. A fine and handsom copy.


Price: $350.00
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1897 TWELFTH ANNUAL GRAND SPECIAL EXCURSION TO NEW YORK. ROME, WATERTOWN AND OGDENBURG RR IN CONNECTION WITH THE GREAT FOUR TRACK NEW YORK CENTRAL & HUDSON RIVER RR
1897 TWELFTH ANNUAL GRAND SPECIAL EXCURSION TO NEW YORK. ROME, WATERTOWN AND OGDENBURG RR IN CONNECTION WITH THE GREAT FOUR TRACK NEW YORK CENTRAL & HUDSON RIVER RR
Daniels, George H., and Theo. Butterfield
New York: New York Central & Hudson River Railroad, Passenger Department, 1897.

"The Great New York Excursion, Tuesday, Oct. 5, '97. No Change of Trains, of Cars... to Grand Central Station, New York. Eight Mammoth Special Solid Trains of Wagner Palace Cars and First Class Standard Coaches. Seven Dollars to New York and Return. 10 Days of Pleasure." Large folded sheet, 24" x 16". Folded into twelve panels. On one side the panels show the excursion, the time tables and the destination with illustrations of the city and its attractions. On the reverse is a ten panel map of New York City of 1897, plus two further panels of information. A few very tiny spots of foxing on the front panel. A near fine, unused copy. No tears or wear.


Price: $125.00
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BRILL MAGAZINE; VOL. 9, NO. 7, JULY, 1915
BRILL MAGAZINE; VOL. 9, NO. 7, JULY, 1915
Chicago: J.G. Brill/Electric Railway Historical Society [no printing date],

Presented as Bulletin Number 11 by the Electric Railway Historical Society. Selections from Brill Magazine of 1915. Systems featured are Illinois Traction Company, Syracuse, Salt Lake City, Dallas, along with many other systems. Unpaginated. Articles on car types and features, maps, photographs and car diagrams. A near fine copy.


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THE OFFICIAL PULLMAN-STANDARD LIBRARY: VOL. 14, UNION PACIFIC 1937-1958
THE OFFICIAL PULLMAN-STANDARD LIBRARY: VOL. 14, UNION PACIFIC 1937-1958
Randall, David, and William G. Anderson
Godfrey, IL: RPC Publications Inc., 1993.

Book No. 0457. 186 pages with photographs, diagrams (many as foldouts), and rosters. Bound in simulated red leather with lettering in gilt. A fine and bright copy.


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ARTICULATED STEAM LOCOMOTIVES OF NORTH AMERICA; VOLUME I
ARTICULATED STEAM LOCOMOTIVES OF NORTH AMERICA; VOLUME I
LeMassena, Robert A.
Silverton, CO: Sundance Publications, 1979.

Signed by LeMassena on the half-title page. Photographs, some in color, and descriptions of all the various articulated locomotives on just about every large and small railroad that used them in the U.S. 416 pages with technical data. Fine in fine original fitted clear vinyl dust protector.


Price: $120.00
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TALES OUT OF INNSMOUTH; NEW STORIES OF THE CHILDREN OF DAGON
TALES OUT OF INNSMOUTH; NEW STORIES OF THE CHILDREN OF DAGON
Price, Robert M., editor [H.P. Lovecraft
Oakland, CA: Chaosium Inc., 1999.

Chaosium book number 6024. Collects thirteen stories of the Cthulhu Mythos by Peter H. Cannon, H.P. Lovecraft, Gary Myers, and others. A fine and bright copy.


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THE NECRONOMICON FILES; THE TRUTH BEHIND THE LEGEND
THE NECRONOMICON FILES; THE TRUTH BEHIND THE LEGEND
Harms, Daniel, and John Wisdom Gonce, III
Mountain View, CA: Night Shade Books, 1998.

Fine in fine and bright dust jacket. An as new copy.


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DAGON AND OTHER MACABRE TALES
DAGON AND OTHER MACABRE TALES
Lovecraft, H.P.
London: Victor Gollancz Ltd., 1967.

Small light stain at the base of the front paste-down and free endpapers. Very good in very good dust jacket


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BALDWIN LOCOMOTIVE WORKS. ILLUSTRATED CATALOGUE OF LOCOMOTIVES
BALDWIN LOCOMOTIVE WORKS. ILLUSTRATED CATALOGUE OF LOCOMOTIVES
Philadelphia: Press of J.B. Lippincott/M. Baird & Co./Baldwin Locomotive Works [about 1871-1872],

134 pages with pages 5 through 45 a history of the Baldwin Locomotive Works. The rest of the pages feature sixteen builder's rod's down photographs with backgrounds of the buildings of the Baldwin Locomotive Works. Each full page photograph is mounted on heavy stock paper followed by one to three pages of data specifications for the locomotive type. All the photographs are sharp and clear. Romaine; American Trade Catalogues, pg 301. Bound in original brown pebbled cloth with lettering on the front cover and spine stamped in gilt and border on the covers stamped in blind. A little mottling to the covers. Contemporary owner's signature dated 1874 on the prelim page. Some penciled notes in the margins not affecting the text or photographs. Light wear to the spine ends. A very good copy.


Price: $2,700.00
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SUPERMAN III
SUPERMAN III
Kotzwinkle, William
London: Severn House, 1983.

Based on the screenplay by David Newman and Leslie Newman. Colorful illustration of the stars Christopher Reeve and Richard Pryor. Very fine in very fine and bright dust jacket.


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LOCOMOTIVES OF THE L.M.S. PAST AND PRESENT
LOCOMOTIVES OF THE L.M.S. PAST AND PRESENT
London: Locomotive Magazine [about 1930],

The London, Midland and Scottish Railway. 51 pages with a history of the company, locomotive photographs, eight in color, locomotive data, and rosters. Quarter bound in original black cloth spine with brown cloth over the boards with lettering and detailed locomotive illustration stamped in gilt. Marbled endpapers. A fine and bright copy.


Price: $250.00
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THE CARRY AWAY BOOK; CLASSIC TALES RETOLD
THE CARRY AWAY BOOK; CLASSIC TALES RETOLD
Child, Mary S., arranged by
New York: Broadland, Inc, 1945.

Collects 10 classic stories, each attractively illustrated by Violet LaMont. Spiral bound in colorfully illustrated heavy card covers. Light rubbing along the cover edges. The handles were never used. They show no creasing. A near fine, wonderful bright copy.


Price: $190.00
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ENCYCLOPEDIA OF FRONTIER BIOGRAPHY; COMPLETE IN FOUR VOLUMES
ENCYCLOPEDIA OF FRONTIER BIOGRAPHY; COMPLETE IN FOUR VOLUMES
Thrapp, Dan L.
Glendale, CA: Arthur H. Clark Company, 1988.

"Candidates for inclusion in this compendium include people no longer living... who came to attention therough the significance of their deeds or simply were of interest in some connection the the evolving drama (of the American west). Among them are explorers and discoverers, fur men, Indians and Indian agents, a few early cattlemen, travelers, military officers and soldiers, desperadoes and lawmen, scouts, buffalo hunters, renegades, early conservationists and wildlife specialists, scientists, writers, painters, photographers and illustrators, expansionists, missionaries and martyrs and those of many other callings - or none." A total of 2308 pages with index. All four volumes bound in original red cloth with lettering in gilt. Volumes I, II, and III are fine in the original fine and bright white dust jackets as issued. The spine panels of the dust jackets show the remains of adhesive from the removal of labels placed there by a previous owner. Volume IV is fine, issued without the plain white dust jacket. A very handsome set and an essential reference for the library, bookseller or collector specializing in Western American.


Price: $175.00
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