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TRANSACTIONS OF THE AMERICAN SOCIETY OF CIVIL ENGINEERS Volumes LXXIVIII & LXXIX (2 Vols)

by Secretary of the American Society of Civil Engineers, Editor

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Sheila B. Amdur
Published
1915
Condition
Very Good
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Original Editions
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New York: American Society of Civil Engineers, 1915. Clean, bright copies, NOT ex-library. 1/2 leather, gilt lettered ridged spines, buckram boards, marbled endpprs. Vol. 78, 1600 pp--extensive papers on bridges, dams, railroad, tunnels, Estacada Dam, Klondike Pipe Line, Alabama Power Company, among others. Vol. 79-- 1514 pages, History of Little Rock Junction Railway Bridge 1883-1914. Water Proofing of Solis… Read more
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A Bride and a Bridle

by Street, Julian, and Frank Finney

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Sheila B. Amdur
Published
1903
Condition
Very Good
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Portsmouth, Virginia: The Seaboard Airline Railway Passenger Department, 1903. 30 pp with glossy illustrations. Small tear edge of back page and slight wear on spine. Pictorial tan paper on boards.. Hard Cover. Very Good. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall.
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New York: T. Nelson and Sons Frontis map of the route, 32 pp of text and 12 color lithos (ncluding Donnor Lake) on heavy stock of the train route ending with a bird's eye view of San Francisco. Some waterstaining upper edge of pages, but generally bright. Binding beginning to pull away at front hinge. Binding with some… Read more
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$80.00
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Belfast and Moosehead Lake R. R. Co. Time Table No. 20C for Employes Only Sept. 29, 1940

by Belfast and Moosehead Lake R. R. Co.

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Sheila B. Amdur
Published
1940
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Near Fine
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Belfast, Maine: Belfast and Moosehead Lake R. R. Co., 1940. Folding timetable, 7" h. x 4" wide.. Printed B & W Paper Covers. Near Fine. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.
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Tercentenary Commission by Yale University Press, 1935. Small notations on cover and title page from a library. Else clean, bright copy. 32 pp with double page map showing railroad routes and dates of opening., illustrations.. Blue Printed Card Covers. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall.
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The Village at the End of the Road , A Chapter of Early Indiana Railroad History

by Daniels, Wylie J.

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Sheila B. Amdur
Published
1938
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Very Good
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$17.50

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Indianapolis: Indiana Historical Society, 1938. Indiana Historical Society Publication, Volume 13, Number 1. Covers with slight soiling. 112 pp with illustrations.. Tan Printed Card Cover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall.
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LGB - GLEISPLAN-BUCH 0026 - 101 GLEISPLANE FUR KLEINE UND GROBE LGB-ANLAGEN - [LGB Track Plan Book]

by Munzing, Robert

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Sheila B. Amdur
Published
1980
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition Stated
ISBN
9783980032506
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$45.00

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Nurnberg: Ernst Paul Lehmann, 1980. 152 pp plus order forms in back. Extensive color illustrations. . First Edition Stated. Color Pictorial Boards. Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" Tall.
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The Rights of Railroads; "Don't Give Up the ships" (2 pamphlets)

by Hopkins, J. A. H.

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Sheila B. Amdur
Published
1923
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Very Good
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$25.00

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New York: National Bureau of Information and Education, 1923. First two of a pamphlet series published by "Committee 48 National Bureau of Information and Education." About railroads and the merchant marine. Not dated. 4"w x 9"h. Slight edge browning. 16 and 15 pages.. White Printed Covers. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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The City of Philadelphia, Its Sotckholders and Directors.Tract No. 1 of A Series Relating to Municipal Affairs

by Richardson, Charles

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Sheila B. Amdur
Published
1893
Condition
Good Plus
Edition
First and Original Edition
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$30.00

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Philadelphia: Municipal League of Philadelphia, 1893. March, 1893. 15 pp. Small piece removed from bottom tip of back cover. Officers and Board of Municipal League on back cover. Slight soiling to covers. About the railways in Philadelphia. Scarce original tract.. First and Original Edition. Light Brown Printed Covers. Good Plus. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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Philadelphia: E. L. Carey & A. Hart, 1836. With 13 full page and folding plates, text illustrations. slight foxing. Front cloth is slit along edge of spine. 324 pp. Publisher's ads at the beginning of the book. Inside front hinge reinforced. Minimal library marks. Third American, from the Fifth London Edition, considerably enlarged.. Green Floral Raised Cloth. Good. 8vo… Read more
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$115.00
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Alberta Writers Speak. Lord Strachcona, Railway Builder and Other Human Interest Stories. Centennial Issue

by Todd, Beatrice, Editor

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Sheila B. Amdur
Published
1967
Condition
Very Good
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Edmonton, Alta.: Words Unlimited Writers Group, 1967. 136 pp with a few text illustratons. . Yellow Pictorial Card Covers. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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The Great Chester Wreck of 1893

by Pierce, David

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Sheila B. Amdur
Published
1997
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Fine
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Chester, Massachusetts: The Chester Foundation, 1997. 16 pp.. Yellow Pictorial Card Covers. Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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Bruxelles: Librairie Polytechnique D'aug. Decq, 1843. 103 pp with large color folding map of the Railways. Not a modern reprint.. Original Edition. Disbound. Fair. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.
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New York: Henry Schuman, Inc., 1947. Contains: Gibbs, "On the Form of the Teeth of Wheels in Spur Gearing;"; E. O. Waters, "Commentary upon the Gibbs Monograph 'On the Form of the Teeth of Wheels in Spur Gearing';" S. W. Dudley, "An Improved Railway Car Brake"; L. P. Wheeler, "The Gibbs Governor for Steam Engines". v, 78 pp.. First Edition.… Read more
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New York Court of Appeals. The People ex rel. The Twenty-Third Street Railroad Company Against the Commissioners of Taxes and Assessments in the City of New York. Brief in Reply to Brief for Respondents

by Brownell, S. B.; Julien T. Davies; George Richards; John O. Heald; Edward Lyman Short, of Counsel for Corporations

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Sheila B. Amdur
Published
1883
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Good
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New York: Evening Post Job Printing Office, 1883. 78 pp. Embossed library stamp top of first page, small nos on cover. Some tattering along edges of covers. Contents clean, tight.. Printed Paper. Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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New York: C. G. Burgoyne, Law Printer, 1883. Suit regarding two railroads, the Pacific Railroad of Missouri (Missouri Pacific Railway corporation and the Atlantic and Pacific Railway Company. This gives the argument of Counsel for the Plaintiffs and lays out the history of the dispute, and also a good historical look at the development of railroads in the southwestern U.… Read more
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THE ECHO, Gordon, Pa., Saturday December 11th, 1897. Vol. I, No. 5 (Philadelphia & Reading Railway Company)

by Philadelphia & Reading Railway Company

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Sheila B. Amdur
Published
1897
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Good
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Gordon, Pennsylvania: E. A. Phillips, 1897. 4 page "newspaper" with 3 pages of ads, and front page on Methodist news. This is accompanied by a handwritten letter on Philadelphia & Reading Railway Company, Shamokin Division, letterhead of the Office Superintendent, Tamaqua, PA., dated October 7th, 1915: "Dear Heston, Herewith find the only copy I have of the once famous Gordon… Read more
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New York: William B. Dana Company, 1918. Massive tome. 1306 pp. With sections on Banks, railways, industrial, electric trailways, states and cities. Clean, tight condition with reinforced hinges. Will require extra shipping.. Tan Buckram BlckLeather Labels. Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.
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The Battle-fields of Natal Re-Visited

by Singleton, John

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Sheila B. Amdur
Published
1900
Condition
Fair to Good
Edition
First Edition
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Durban: John Singleton, Lithographer, 1900. About a particular battle in the Boer War. Photo illustrated account. 56 pp. with folding color map in the front with half of the map removed. Folding diagram in rear of Natal Government Railways intact, but page loose. Ex. lib.. First Edition. Mustard Yellow Cloth. Fair to Good. Oblong 8 Vo..
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Autograph Letter Signed By Trevelyan

by Trevelyan, G. M

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Sheila B. Amdur
Published
1947
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Very Good
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$125.00

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1947. Letter writted by G. M. Trevelyan to Gordon S. Haight, professor at Yale, with the postmarked envelope. Letter on printed stationery: "Halling Hall Newcastle-onTyne." with printed telephone, telegraph and rail station information in the left corner. Letter is on both sides 5" x 7 3/4" inch stationery about Haight's thoughts about Tennyson's Merlin. Trevelyan discusses… Read more
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