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image of Boomer Jones [cartoons by the man who gave Bugs Bunny his name]

Boomer Jones [cartoons by the man who gave Bugs Bunny his name]

by Earp, James W., illustrations by Ben "Bugs" Hardaway

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Published
1921
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£129.78

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Kansas City, MO: Burton Pub, 1921. Paperback. 96p., cartoons, very good paperback in yellow pictorial wraps. Humorous railroad tales including Brakemen Liars and Hoboes. Eight holdings located in OCLC as of 6/2021. Earp was born in Clarence MO and lived in Kansas City. Hardaway became one of the first animation storyboard artists. He worked for Warner Bros. Looney Tunes… Read more
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The Lonesome Grave of the Shenandoah and other tales

by Piatt, Donn

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Published
1888
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£18.54

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Chicago: Belford, Clarke & Co, 1888. Hardcover. 156p., preface, pencil gift inscription (non-authorial) extensive pencil notations from previous owner, a bookseller, on fly leaf, dark ink-like stain on fore-edge bleeding into margins else fair in heavily-worn blue cloth boards and gilt. The stories include as subjects and settings railroads, the labor movement, socialists, dynamite etc. Noted in Wright III… Read more
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The railroad workers and the war

by Foster, William Z.

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Published
1941
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£12.61

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New York: Workers Library Publishers, 1941. Pamphlet. 15p., wraps, very good condition, 5x7.25 inches, first printing (May 1941). *Seidman F366. Warns railroad workers that the capitalists want to bring them into the war effort; from the Hitler-Stalin pact period.
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A Review of Railway Operations in 1943

by Parmelee, Julius H.

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Published
1944
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£8.90

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Washington DC: Association of American Railroads, Bureau of Railway Economics, 1944. Pamphlet. 35p., stapled wraps, 6x9 inches, tables, graphs, small area of offsetting to rear wrap else very good condition. Reprinted from Railway Age, January 1, 1944, with figures revised to March 15, 1944. Special Series No. 73.
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image of Williams' Pacific Tourist and Guide Across the Continent. [cover title] / The Pacific Tourist, Adams & Bishop's Illustrated Trans-Continental Guide of Travel, from The Atlantic to the Pacific Ocean. Railroad routes across the continent, all pleasure resorts [&c &c] - Routes jof su;mmer travel, best localities for hunting [&c &c], A Complete Traveler's Guide The Union and Central Pacific Railroads, with special contributions by [&c &c] / Illustrations by Thomas Moran [et alia], Engravings by... Railroad Edition, Flexible Covers, 332 pp. / Full Cloth, Stiff Covers, 364 pp

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New York: Adams & Bishop, Publishers, 1881. Hardback, or let's call it that. FYI, format appears to be "Full Cloth" per pagination, but covers are flexible: [364]p., double-column text in a smallish but legible font, many fine and not so fine steel-engraved views, with multiple Thos Moran, one of the very finest of 19thC depictors of nature. Item is… Read more
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Wire to Wire: a novel [inscribed & signed]

by Sparling, Scott [Jack Cady & Carol Orlock]

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Bolerium Books Inc., ABAA/ILAB
Published
2011
ISBN
9781935639053
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£11.12

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Portland, OR: TinHouse Books, 2011. Paperback. 393p., personal inscription signed and dated 2011 by the author, near-fine first US edition stated trade paperback original in Frenchfold pictorial wraps, inscribed & signed card laid-in. Inscribee is Carol Orlock, author, poet and wife of the late novelist Jack Cady to whom the author pays homage for his success. Crime novel set… Read more
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image of Market Street Rail Inside Track vol. 12, #1, Winter-Spring 1996; Ferry Fight Affects F.

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San Francisco: Market Street Railway Company, 1996. 8p.. 8.5x11 inches, articles, reports, photos, very good newsletter in stapled wraps.
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image of MUNI: San Francisco Municipal Railway Field Operation; Transit Inspector & Central Control Dispatcher Notice #93-014

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San Francisco: MUNI, 1993. Seven 8.5x11 inch sheets printed both sides and stapled upper-left corner, blue stock, includes 10 maps, light wear. The newly revised Trolley Coach Overhead - Streetcar & Cable Car Track Maps.
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The railroad workers and the war

by Foster, William Z.

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Published
1941
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New York: Workers Library Publishers, 1941. Pamphlet. 15p., staplebound pamphlet, cover foxed, 5x7.25 inches, first printing (May 1941). *Seidman F366. Warns railroad workers that the capitalists want to bring them into the war effort; from the Hitler-Stalin pact period.
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image of Souvenir B of LF &E, Washington, D.C. 1913 [cover title, caption title:] The Brotherhood of Locomotive Firemen and Enginemen twenty-sixth convention, Washington D.C., 1913 Souvenir

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Indianapolis, IN: Brotherhood of Locomotive Firemen and Enginemen, 1913. Pamphlet. 44, [xii]p. wraps soiled and edge worn, bound with string (as issued) - string mostly perished, many illustrations,
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£33.37
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New York: mfg. by NG Slater, 1984. Jumbo-sized 4-inch diameter pin, light handling, depicting a cable car.
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image of Railway Map of Tokyo and Vicinity. All Stations Named in English. Includes Atami-Ito, Yokohama, Abiko, Hachioji, Otsuki, Yokosuka, Chiba, Omiya, Tachikawa, Chichibu

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Tokyo: Charles E. Tuttle Company, 1959. A 23.5x17 inch light bristolboard leaf folded four times to make a pocket-carry reference; the graphic (slightly smaller than leaf) is printed in colors. Rather worn and handled but remains generally sound; there are incipient foldline splits but none greater than one 16th inch, expect tiny perforations at foldline intersections, this a good… Read more
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£14.83
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STOP Rail Cuts [pinback button]

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Published
n.d.
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£8.90

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Hoboken, NJ: Rail Unions to Save Jobs and Services, n.d.. 2.25 inch diameter pin, very good.
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image of A struggle for union democracy. The story of the Right to Vote Committee in the United Transportation Union

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New York: Pathfinder Press, 1976. Pamphlet. 46p., wraps,, 5.5x8.5 inches, rear wrap unevenly toned with a 1/2 inch closed tear along the bottom edge else very good condition. Heisler was later exposed as an FBI informant.
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image of Party Organizer, Vol. 2, No.7, Sep, 1978

Party Organizer, Vol. 2, No.7, Sep, 1978

by Socialist Workers Party

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Published
1978
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New York: Socialist Workers Party, 1978. One issue, wraps, 8.5x11 inches, 29 pages, wraps worn and aged, else good condition. Report from the "Active Workers and Socialist Educational Conference" party 2. Various contributions on various industrial fractions: Auto, Teamsters, Rail, Shipyards, Electrical Workers, Steel and Machinists.
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Labor history. vol 15, no. 2 Spring, 1974

by Leab, Daniel, ed

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Published
1974
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New York: The Tamiment Institute, 1974. Magazine. pp. 163-316p, 6x9.25 inches for this quarterly magazine, wraps, edge and shelf worn, else in good condition. includes The new factory system and the unions: The national cash register company dispute of 1901 by Daniel Nelson, New York and the minimum‐wage movement, 1933-1937 by Robert P. Ingalls, The modern quarterly: 1923-1940: An… Read more
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image of Labor history. vol 16, no. 4, Fall, 1975

Labor history. vol 16, no. 4, Fall, 1975

by Leab, Daniel, ed

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Published
1975
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New York: The Tamiment Institute, 1975. Magazine. pp. 453-567p, 6x9.25 inches for this quarterly magazine, wraps, a little edge and shelf worn, else in good condition. Articles include Prelude to Chavez: The national farm labor union in California by Donald H. Grubbs, Labor and race: The Georgia railroad strike of 1909 by Hugh B. Hammett, Cotton textiles and the… Read more
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image of A summary of information on the South Pullman district, Chicago, Illinois

A summary of information on the South Pullman district, Chicago, Illinois

by Commission on Chicago Historical and Architectural Landmarks

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Published
1974
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£22.25

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Chicago: Historic Pullman Center, 1974. Pamphlet. 44p., wraps, plans, illustrations, 8.5x11 inches, wraps worn with a few small stains else very good condition. Reprint of the 1972 edition done with the "cooperative generosity of Pullman Inc., Intercontinental Steel Corp., and the Pullman Civic Organizaton.
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A Travers les Alpes par le Chemin de Fer du St. Gothard

by Catlin, George L.

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Published
1895
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Zürich: Art. Institut Orell Fussli, 1895. 50p., wraps, 5 x 7.25 inches, two fold-out maps, illus., lightly worn, front wrap with 1.5 inch closed tear along spine, pages evenly toned else good condition. Text in French.
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California Railway Museum

by Tenney, Will; Richard Reynolds

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Published
n.d.
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Rio Vista Junction, CA: Bay Area Electric Railroad Association, n.d.. 24p., staplebound 8.5x11 inch booklet, black and white photos. Illustrates historic trains and streetcars on display at the museum in Solano County, with explanatory text.
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