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The Merritt Parkway
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The Merritt Parkway

By Bruce Radde

New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 1993. hardcover in dust jacket., no flaws, clean, no names/writing/markings, tight binding/hinges., 135pp., 35 color plates, numerous b/w figures/photos., detailed examination of the merritt parkway - its conception, design and construction, with particular attention paid to the many overpasses and bridges and their distinctive designs.. First Edition/Second Printing. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$24.00

Future Retro: Drawings from the Great Age of American Automobiles. Selected from the Jean S. And Frederic A. Sharf Collection
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Future Retro: Drawings from the Great Age of American Automobiles. Selected from the Jean S. And Frederic A. Sharf Collection

By Frederic A. Sharf and Richard Arbib

Boston: MFA Publications, Museum of Fine Arts, 2005. hard cover, cloth-backed illustrated boards., one tiny smudge to exterior, else, clean, no markings or writing. tight binding. no bumps.; 79pp., illustrated throughout in color. essay and contribution from above authors.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine Plus/No Jacket, as Issued. Oblong 8vo. Exhibition Catalogue.

$42.00

A Quarter Century of Aeronautics Pioneers: Celebrating 25 Years of Honoring California Trailblazers with the Howard Hughes Memorial Award

By William A. Schoneberger, Nissen A. Davis and James W. Ragsdale

Virginia Beach: The Donning Company Publishers, 2004. soft cover original., no flaws or wear. clean, no exterior or text markings. no bumps, tears, creases. strong sewn binding.; this copy is inscribed by william schoneberger on the verso of the front cover, and contains laid-in corresponce from same, all to a fellow aeronautics industry colleague., 64pp., b/w illustrations throughout. notable figures in california aviation history.. Signed by Co-Author. First Edition. Soft Cover. Near Fine Plus. Oblong 12mo.

$45.00

Clippers of the Port of Portsmouth and the Men Who Built Them

By Ray Brighton

Portsmouth, NH: The Portsmouth Marine Society and Peter E. Randall , 1985. cloth, hard cover in dust jacket., smattering of dust-spots on top edge, but nowhere else. affixed to the front pastedown is a bookplate without a name, only a latin motto. it is quite elaborate and unusual. otherwise, a flawless copy, clean, to text or exterior markings, no bumps or tears, strong binding.; front free endpaper has the author's signature under, best wishes, but no person's name.; 178pp., illustrated in color, b/w., detailed information, history.. Signed by Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good Plus/Near Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$45.00

The Bostonian, Vol. II. No. 2, May, 1895

By Various Authors

Boston: The Bostonian , 1895. soft cover, as issued. original copy - not any sort of reprint., wear to spine, bottom edge, much of cover missing on spine. some old traces of water-stain to small area on cover only. all pages, images present. no internal markings. binding fragile but sound., roughly 100pp., photos, ads, articles. interesting photos and article on the construction of the boston subway.. First Edition /First Printing. Soft Cover. Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Periodical.

$35.00

Rare and Important Travel Posters. October 18, 2013

By Swann Auction Galleries

NY: Swann Auction Galleries, 2013. soft cover, as issued., small crease to spine. no other flaws or wear, clean, no writing, markings or labels. tight binding. appears unused. does not contain prices realized.; unpaginated. 197 lots illustrated in color, with detailed descriptions and price estimates. includes, cassandre, newbold, broders, bern hill, carlu, ragan, et al.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$22.00

Bartholomew's Contour Motoring Map of France. (2 Maps - Northern and Southern Sections)

By Edinburgh Geographical Institute

Edinburgh: John Bartholomew and Son Ltd. set of two colored folding maps on canvas. circa 1920s. very well preserved, no tears or markings.. Soft Cover. Very Good Plus/No Jacket.

$40.00

Maritime Arts By William Gilkerson: Paintings Drawings Scrimshaw.

By William Gilkerson, John Swain Carter

Salem, MA: The Peabody Museum of Salem, 1981. wrappers., faint crease to cover, small red stain on back cover. no other flaws.; one of 1700 softbound copies in the first edition of 2000 variously presented copies. this copy signed by william gilkerson on the half-title page.; xviii-76pp., 69 plates in color and b/w.; exhibition catalogue of artist's work in watercolor, pen and ink, oils, scrimshaw, pencil, lithography.. Signed by Artist. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Exhibition Catalogue.

$42.00