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LIGHTNING EXPRESS
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LIGHTNING EXPRESS

HOWARD. McLOUGHLIN PUB. LIGHTNING EXPRESS. NY: McLoughlin Bros. 1881. 4to (9 x 10 1/2"), pictorial wraps, spine professionally strengthened else VG+. The story is about a train on a wild ride that did extraordinary feats without hurting the riders. After the passengers departed it flew into space and became a blazing comet. Illustrated by J.H. Howard with 9 fabulous full page chromolithographs. This is a rare McLoughlin picture book.

$850.00

ALL ABOARD
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ALL ABOARD

By DUVOISIN, ROGER

DUVOISIN, ROGER. DUVOISIN,ROGER. ALL ABOARD. NY: Grosset & Dunlap (1935). Folio (10 x 13 1/4") cloth backed pictorial boards, fine in dust wrapper with small piece off of lower corner, some creasing but bright and VG. 1st edition of this striking children's book, written by Duvoisin as well as illustrated by him. The story is told from the train's point of view. Nearly every other page features a large, bright and bold full color lithograph in a folk art style including 16 full page color illustrations, pictorial endpapers and title page plus several half page black and whites. Well printed on good quality paper and more reminiscent of foreign children's books of the era than of those done in the U.S. (Bader p. 271). Nice copies in dust wrapper are scarce.

$600.00

DOLLVILLE RAILROAD
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DOLLVILLE RAILROAD

By LAWRENCE, JOSEPHINE

CLAGHORN, JOSEPH. TOYS. THE DOLLVILLE RAILROAD by Josephine Lawrence. NY: Barse (1928). 12mo (4 1/4 x 5 1/2"), pictorial boards, 48p., pictorial paste-on, Fine condition in Fine dust wrapper. The story tells about the daily life of the dolls in the attic, including the members of Noah's Ark, and how the train set saves the day. Illustrated with 8 color plates by Joseph Claghorn and with great pictorial endpapers. Printed on good quality coated paper. Very scarce and a remarkable copy.

$250.00

RAILWAY RAG BOOK

TRAVIS, ELIZABETH ANNIE. CLOTH BOOK. RAILWAY RAG BOOK. London: Dean, no date circa 1910. Oblong 4to (11 3/4 x 7 1/2"), printed cloth, covers soiled, edge fraying, on crease, G-VG. #150 in the Dean Rag Book series with great color illustrations by Elizabeth Annie Travis. Cope p.83.

$85.00

RAILROAD (IN HUNGARIAN: A SZARNYAS KEREK)
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RAILROAD (IN HUNGARIAN: A SZARNYAS KEREK)

CHIDLEY, ARTHUR. CLOTH BOOK. [THE RAILROAD] IN HUNGARIAN: A SZARNYAS KEREK. London: Dean, no date, circa 1918. 12mo (4 1/4 x 5 1/4"), Fine condition. Illustrated in color by Arthur Chidley, this is an Hungarian edition of The Railroad. Unusual. Cope #219.

$225.00

7-FOOT MODEL TRAIN BOOK
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7-FOOT MODEL TRAIN BOOK

By RIGBY, WALLACE

RIGBY. NOVELTY. 7-FOOT MODEL TRAIN BOOK designed by Wallis Rigby. NY: Grosset & Dunlap 1950. Oblong folio (14x11"), light cover soil else Fine and UNUSED! The child can assemble authentic scale models using the color die-cut parts: the locomotive, the tender and eight cars.

$375.00

RAILROAD
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RAILROAD

TRAINS. THE RAILROAD. NY: Charles E. Graham, 1915. Folio (10 x 12 1/4"), flexible pictorial card covers, near Fine. Each page has a large full page illustration with 3 or 4 lines of descriptive text at the bottom. Featuring 4 really fine full page chromolithographs, one striking double-page chromo plus 6 full pages in 3-color and 2 full pages in black line, all decpiting train travel at the turn of the 19th century. A great picture book.

$200.00

TOOTLE

By CRAMPTON, GERTRUDE

GERGELY, TIBOR. GOLDEN BOOK. TOOTLE by Gertrude Crampton. NY: S&S 1945 (1945). blue cloth spine faded else near fine. Stated 1st printing of Little Golden Book #21 with wonderful color illustrations by TIBOR GERGELY.

$75.00

EXPRESS
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EXPRESS

travis, elizabeth. TRAINS. THE EXPRESS. Lond.: Dean ca 1911. Oblong small 8vo, cloth, some foxing, VG. Wonderful color illustrations by Elizabeth Travis of trains from around the world with a great period view of train travel. Rag Book #125.

$150.00

TOMMY ON THE TRAIN
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TOMMY ON THE TRAIN

By GARN

ZAFFO, GEORGE. MOVEABLE. (ZAFFO) TOMMY ON THE TRAIN by Garn. Akron: Saalfield 1946. Oblong 4to, spiral backed boards, a few spirals cracked and some wear at joints else VG+ in slightly worn dust wrapper with a few small mends on verson. Featuring 4 great tab operated moveable plates and featuring color and b&w illustrations in typical 40's style by ZAFFO. A real period piece.

$200.00

HALLO THE RAILROAD!

POP-UP. HALLO THE RAILROAD! (no place) Schreiber Plastical Picture Book ca 1950. Obl. 4to, light cover soil, VG. Featuring 4 lovely color pop-ups, each involving trains.

$120.00

FAST EXPRESS
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FAST EXPRESS

TRAINS. THE FAST EXPRESS. Chicago: Donohue, 1911. Folio, pictorial wrappers, slight edgewear to covers and a few tiny mends, else VG+. A great train book illustrated with 10 (incl. covers) full-page chromolithographss and numerous in-text chromos depicting the first unaccompanied train ride of two little children.

$250.00

TRAINS

TRAINS. [TRAINS]: a Push Out and Paste Without Paste book. Akron: Saalfield 1946. 4to, pict. wraps, fine and unused. There are 4 leaves of brightly colored illustrations dealing with trains, stations, etc. Opposite each colored page is a page in outline where the reader can apply the colored illustrations and create a picture.

$50.00

HISTORIC RAILROADS
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HISTORIC RAILROADS

By HOLLAND, RUPERT

LEE, MANNING. TRAINS. HISTORIC RAILROADS by Rupert Holland. Phil:Macrae Smith (1927). 4to, blue pict. cloth, 343p., top edge blue a FINE COPY IN ORIGINAL PAPER WRAPPER WITH ORIGINAL PICTORIAL BOX (box flaps repaired). A stunning copy of this history of the steam locomotive in England and North America (with sections on Asia and Africa). Illustrated by MANNING LEE with 4 color plates in the style of Wyeth, plus many full page black and whites, pictorial endpapers and with photos as well.

$125.00

RAILWAY A.B.C.
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RAILWAY A.B.C.

KENNEDY, A.E.. ABC. (TRAINS) RAILWAY A.B.C. NY: Sam. Gabriel 1911. Small 4to (6 1/2 x 8 1/2"), pictorial wraps, light cover wear, VG+. This railway ABC features 4 fine full page illustrations plus line illustrations in text to accompany rhymes about the various letters - all with a railroad theme. Illustrated by A.E. KENNEDY.

$200.00

TRAVEL IN STORIES AND PICTURES
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TRAVEL IN STORIES AND PICTURES

By HENDERSON, LOUIS

HENDERSON, LOUIS. PHOTO ILLUSTRATED. TRAVEL IN STORIES AND PICTURES by Louis T. HendersoN. Chicago: Donohue (1939). Folio, cloth backed pictorial boards, tips rubbed else VG+ in frayed dust wrapper. The story of transporation through the ages is illustrated with great photos of dirigibles, trains, planes, steamships etc.. A fabulous 30's piece.

$200.00

TRAIN BOOK
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TRAIN BOOK

ALEXANDER, J.. TRAINS. TRAIN BOOK. NY: Saalfield, 1914. 8vo, cloth, slight soil on rear cover, else fine. This is a wonderful book about trains printed entirely on real cloth. Depictions of trains on various parts of their journies are illustrated in color on every page by J. Alexander.

$150.00

WINKELHOOP TAKES A VACATION
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WINKELHOOP TAKES A VACATION

By McCRACKEN, RUSSELL

SUBA, SUSANNE. TRAINS. WINKELHOOP TAKES A VACATION by Russell McCracken. N.Y. Central Railroad (1948). 8vo, pict. wraps, VG. The story of a little man named Winkelhoop who lived in a time warp in the Catskills and what happened when he ventured into the city on the train which he called a "house on wheels". Illus. by SUSANNE SUBA including a page of reusable thick card die-cut pieces in a holder at the end of the book that the child can use to make 3-dimensional figures of Winkelhoop and his dog Winkel.

$125.00

FUTTOGET KOMMER!
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FUTTOGET KOMMER!

PANORAMA. FUTTOGET KOMMER! Kobenhavn: Tichard Edelmanns Kunstforlag circa 1950. Oblong 4to, fine condition. A wordless panorama of train cars consisting of 8 panels folded accordion style that open to 5 1/2 feet. Printed with rich color lithos on both sides and with several panels having cut-out shapes and windows. Charming.

$200.00