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The Quickest Route: The History of the Norwich & Worcester Railroad,, Elmer F Farnham
81 Elmer F Farnham The Quickest Route: The History of the Norwich & Worcester Railroad,
Connecticut Pequot Press 1973 0871061155 / 9780871061157 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Good 
Connecticut: Pequot Press, 1973. Stated first edition, 1973. Very good in rubbed dustjacket. Gray cloth with map endpapers, illustrated dustjacket. The book has a firm binding, clean pages, no names or other markings. The mylar protected dustjacket is not priceclipped [8.95] and has some allover rubbing, minor chips to lower edge, little paper loss.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Country Depots in the Connecticut Hills, F., Lord. Robert
82 F., Lord. Robert Country Depots in the Connecticut Hills
U.S.A. Robert F Lord 1996 0961735317 / 9780961735319 First Edition Paperback Good 
U.S.A.: Robert F Lord, 1996. Stated first printing, 1996. Softcover with old transparent stain to the lower inner corners of the front and rear covers, as well as the adjacent pages, other pages not affected (looks like a quickly cleaned up coffee spill). Minor finger smudge to front cover, firm binding, clean pages, no names or other markings.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Good. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. First Edition. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Indiana Canals, Fatout, Paul
83 Fatout, Paul Indiana Canals
West Lafayette, IN Purdue University Studies 1972 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Good 
West Lafayette, IN: Purdue University Studies, 1972. First edition, 1972. Green cloth with dustjacket. The book is very good with firm binding, slightly age-yellowed but clean pages, no names or other markings. The mylar protected dustjacket has some age-darkening, especially at the spine, no chips or tears.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 38.00 USD
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Die Kinderschuhe Der Neuen Verkehrsmittel, Feldhaus, F. M.
84 Feldhaus, F. M. Die Kinderschuhe Der Neuen Verkehrsmittel
Leipzig Hammer 1920 Paperback Good 
Leipzig: Hammer, 1920. Undated, ca. 1920s. In German. Filled with black and white plates showing different modes of transportation, from trains to automobiles, from ships to hot air balloons, from horse-drawn vehicles to bicycles. Illustrated softcover, 32 pages. Covers chipped and worn with inner flap to front cover detached but present, pages have some light foxing but are otherwise very good.. Soft Cover. Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 
Price: 22.00 USD
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How to Build an Indian Canoe, Fichter, George S.;Adney, Tappan
85 Fichter, George S.;Adney, Tappan How to Build an Indian Canoe
New York David McKay 1977 0679203524 / 9780679203520 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good 
New York: David McKay, 1977. First edition, first printing [1977]. Tan textured cloth with dustjacket. Minimal wear to spine ends, firm binding, clean pages with no names or other markings. The mylar protected dustjacket is not priceclipped and is very good with no chips or tears.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Howard Fogg's Trains 1992 - Calendar, Fogg, Howard
86 Fogg, Howard Howard Fogg's Trains 1992 - Calendar
San Rafael, California CEDCO Publishing Company 1992 1559121823 / 9781559121828 Paperback New 
San Rafael, California: CEDCO Publishing Company, 1992. Howard Fogg's 1992 calendar, new in the original shrinkwrap. Includes twelve different illustrations of trains and measures 12" x 12". Never opened.. Soft Cover. New. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. 
Price: 22.00 USD
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Howard Fogg's Trains 1992 - Calendar, Fogg, Howard
87 Fogg, Howard Howard Fogg's Trains 1992 - Calendar
San Rafael, California CEDCO Publishing Company 1992 1559121823 / 9781559121828 Paperback New 
San Rafael, California: CEDCO Publishing Company, 1992. Howard Fogg's 1992 calendar, new in the original shrinkwrap. Includes twelve different illustrations of trains and measures 12" x 12". Never opened.. Soft Cover. New. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. 
Price: 22.00 USD
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Howard Fogg's Trains 1992 - Calendar, Fogg, Howard
88 Fogg, Howard Howard Fogg's Trains 1992 - Calendar
San Rafael, California CEDCO Publishing Company 1992 1559121823 / 9781559121828 Paperback New 
San Rafael, California: CEDCO Publishing Company, 1992. Howard Fogg's 1992 calendar, new in the original shrinkwrap. Includes twelve different illustrations of trains and measures 12" x 12". Never opened.. Soft Cover. New. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. 
Price: 22.00 USD
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Steamboat: Yesterday on Casco Bay, Frappier, William J.
89 Frappier, William J. Steamboat: Yesterday on Casco Bay
Erin, Ontario, Canada Boston Mills Press 1994 1550460862 / 9781550460865 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Signed
Erin, Ontario, Canada: Boston Mills Press, 1994. First edition [1993], with personalized inscription signed by the author on the title page. Includes folding map. Green hardcover with dustjacket. Very good with very light corner bump, firm binding, very good dustjacket in mylar protector.. Inscribed by The Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. Oblong 4to. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 38.00 USD
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Young America's Aviation Manual, Frederick P. Graham and Reginald M. Cleveland
90 Frederick P. Graham and Reginald M. Cleveland Young America's Aviation Manual
New York Robert M. McBride & Company 1940 First Edition Hardcover Good No Signed
New York: Robert M. McBride & Company, 1940. First edition [1940], signed by both authors on the front free endpaper. Well-illustrated digest of the state of American aviation in 1940. Includes sections on commercial aviation; military flying, naval aviation, manufacture, research, instruments and aids, private flying, aviation schools, and unusual planes. Illustrated in black and white. Blue cloth printed in red, 270 pages. Some cover wear, mainly rubbing to the corners and spine ends, good hinges, sound text block, clean pages, no other names or markings... Signed By Both Authors. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good/No. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. First Edition. 
Price: 26.00 USD
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100 Years of Classic Steam, Garratt, Colin
91 Garratt, Colin 100 Years of Classic Steam
N.P. CLB 1997 1858336619 / 9781858336619 Hardcover Very Good None 
N.P.: CLB, 1997. Published 1997. Color illustrated book showing steam powered railways throughout the world. Laminated pictorial boards, 304 pages. Looks and feels new, with minimal shelfwear, no names or other markings.. Hard Cover. Very Good/None. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. 
Price: 14.00 USD
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The Gasoline Automobile.  Engineering Education Series, George W. Hobbs and Ben G. Elliott
92 George W. Hobbs and Ben G. Elliott The Gasoline Automobile. Engineering Education Series
New York McGraw Hill Book Company, Inc. 1919 Hardcover Fair 
New York: McGraw Hill Book Company, Inc., 1919. Worn but sound copy of this early (1919) reference on automobiles and gasoline engines, third printing of the second edition. Generously illustrated throughout in black and white, showing vehicles and parts. Dark green cloth, 483 pages, no dustjacket, most likely as issued. Covers scuffed, especially at the extremities, with some old spotting to the lower portion of the front cover, hinges internally neatly repaired, text block sound but no longer firm, no loosened pages, pages genererally clean with a few instances of light finger soil to the margins, no names or other markings.. Hard Cover. Fair. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Kindly Lights: A History of the Lighthouses of Southern New England, Gleason, Sarah C.
93 Gleason, Sarah C. Kindly Lights: A History of the Lighthouses of Southern New England
Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A. Beacon Press 1991 0807051063 / 9780807051061 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Fine 
Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A.: Beacon Press, 1991. First edition. Light tan hardcover with maroon cloth spine, color illustrated dustjacket. The book is in near fine condition with an address label on the front free endpaper, no other names or markings. The mylar protected dustjacket is not priceclipped and is in like-new condition.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Fine. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 22.00 USD
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The 20-Gun Ship Blandford.  Anatomy of the Ship Series, Goodwin, Peter
94 Goodwin, Peter The 20-Gun Ship Blandford. Anatomy of the Ship Series
Annapolis, Maryland, U.S.A. Naval Institute Press 1988 0870210580 / 9780870210587 First US Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good 
Annapolis, Maryland, U.S.A.: Naval Institute Press, 1988. First American edition [1988]. Anatomy of the Ship series, illustrated throughout with diagrams and photographs. Tan hardcover with color illustrated dustjacket, oblong (about 9.75" x 10.25"). Very good with very light edge rubbing and a minute trace of foxing to upper edge of text block, firm binding, clean pages with no names or markings. The mylar protected dustjacket is near fine, no chips or tears.. First US Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. Oblong 4to. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 55.00 USD
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Start With a Hull: Fitting Out a GRP Hull from Start to Finish, Goring, Loris
95 Goring, Loris Start With a Hull: Fitting Out a GRP Hull from Start to Finish
United Kingdom David & Charles 1986 0715387448 / 9780715387443 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good 
United Kingdom: David & Charles, 1986. First edition of this guide on building your own boat starting from a reinforced plastic hull, with this book concentrating on about a thirty foot length as being the most popular. Fully illustrated throughout with photos, figures, charts and diagrams. Dark blue cloth, 223 pages, illustrated dustjacket. The book looks and feels new and unread, with just a very tiny (about 3mm) shallow dent to the front cover, otherwise fine condition, no names or other markings. The mylar protected dustjacket shares the same little dent, otherwise about fine with no chips or tears.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 22.00 USD
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Grant's Auto Route Guide.  Volume I: Northeastern Section, Grant, Homer D.
96 Grant, Homer D. Grant's Auto Route Guide. Volume I: Northeastern Section
New York The Nomad Publishing Company 1928 Paperback Good 
New York: The Nomad Publishing Company, 1928. Early auto travel guide (1928) covering northeastern US as far west as Wisconsin and as far south as Maryland. Provides numbered routes and dozens of small maps throughout the text, two-page maps in red and black at rear, folding map at front. Stiff maroon softcover, 214 pages with some advertising. Covers rubbed and scuffed with a vertical surface split to the front cover (does not go all the way through), gilt lettering dulled but legible, sound binding, clean pages with no names or other markings.. Soft Cover. Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 
Price: 85.00 USD
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Connecticut Railroads ... An Illustrated History : One Hundred Fifty Years of Railroad History, Gregg M. Turner & Melancthon W. Jacobus.  Edited and with a Foreword By Oliver Jensen
97 Gregg M. Turner & Melancthon W. Jacobus. Edited and with a Foreword By Oliver Jensen Connecticut Railroads ... An Illustrated History : One Hundred Fifty Years of Railroad History
Hartford City, Indiana Connecticut Historical Society 1986 0940748908 / 9780940748903 First Edition Paperback Fair 
Hartford City, Indiana: Connecticut Historical Society, 1986. First edition [1986]. Externally worn softcover - externally fair, internally very good. Well-illustrated and well-documented history of railroads in Connecticut. Sections include: Stonington and the Shore Line Route; United Four Cities; The Norwich Line; Two Interior Routes; Fever in New London; Naugatuck's Pride; a Trio of Short Lines (Danbury & Norwalk, Shepaug, and New Haven & Derby Lines); The Air Line Saga; Remembering the Central New England; Down the Valley!; Forgotten Leviathan; A Yankee Empire; Halcyon Days on the New Haven; Decline and Fall; and Survivors. Covers rubbed at the extremities with some creasing to the rear cover, binding firm with uncreased spine, pages clean and free from names or other markings.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Fair. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. First Edition. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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Dream Ships, Griffiths, Maurice.  With Bookplate and Tipped In Note Signed By Frederic A. Fritz Fenger, Author and Yacht Designer
98 Griffiths, Maurice. With Bookplate and Tipped In Note Signed By Frederic A. Fritz Fenger, Author and Yacht Designer Dream Ships
New York Dodd, Mead & Company 1949 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Good Signed
New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1949. First edition. Undated [1949]. A guide to designing the ship of a yachtsman's dreams, fully illustrated with line drawings, plans and photographs. This copy one belonged to noted yacht designer and author Frederic A. Fenger, with his bookplate on the front pastedown and a note signed by him as Fritz Fenger on the front free endpaper. This note, dated 1952 at Rum Gagger Farm in Cohasset, Massachusetts, is on his light blue memo paper and provides his humorous formula for a Dream Ship. It also has a few of Fenger's notes on one page disagreeing with the author. Blue cloth, 288 pages, illustrated dustjacket. Some light shelfwear, a bit of fading to the cover edges, good hinges, sound text block, clean pages with a bit of light soil to the endpapers. The mylar protected dustjacket has some light soil and rubbing, as well as numerous tiny chips and tears to the edges, but little paper loss overall. . Signed by Frederic A. Fenger. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 110.00 USD
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On the 8:02: An Informal History of Commuting by Rail in America, Grow, Lawrence
99 Grow, Lawrence On the 8:02: An Informal History of Commuting by Rail in America
New York Mayflower Books 1979 0831766077 / 9780831766078 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good 
New York: Mayflower Books, 1979. First edition, 1979. Illustrated throughout in both color and in black and white. Rose boards with maroon cloth spine, 176 pages, illustrated dustjacket. Book is about fine with minimal edgewear, brief gift inscription on front free endpaper, no other markings. The mylar protected dustjacket is priceclipped and has a few tiny chips and tears, little paper loss.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 22.00 USD
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The Electric Vehicle Hand-Book, H. C. Cushing, Jr. And Frank W. Smith
100 H. C. Cushing, Jr. And Frank W. Smith The Electric Vehicle Hand-Book
New York H. C. Cushing, Jr. 1914 Hardcover Good 
New York: H. C. Cushing, Jr., 1914. Second edition, 1914. Illustrated throughout with pictures of parts, diagrams, tables. Black cloth over flexible covers, gilt cover lettering, 6.5" tall. Some light cover wear and a minor light spot near the bottom of the front cover, good hinges, sound text block, clean pages with a neat period name stamp on the preliminary blank, no other names or markings.. Hard Cover. Good. 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall. 
Price: 85.00 USD
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