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Albany: J. B. Lyon Company, 1925. First edition. Hardcover. Near Fine. Original deep green cloth, lettered and decorated in gilt. Previous owner book plate to the front paste-down. A knucklehead put some tape at the hinge of one of the blank free endpapers at the front of the book. I cannot see that this was needed - the book is...
Philadelphia: The Pennyslvania Railroad Company, 1905. First edition. Hardcover. Fine. Original 3/4 black pebble grained leather on boards, with black pebble grained cloth insets and patterned endpapers. An exceptionally clean, bright and solid copy of this magnificent volume. Some minor scuffing to the corners and spine ends but all of this is very superficial. The book remains very strong and...
New York: The De Leeuw & Oppenheimer Printing Co., 1896. First edition. Hardcover. Good. Original black cloth. Corners and spine were leather. The leather on the corners is now about 20% worn off and the spine is now supported with tape. The book remains very solid and readable. Many illustrations with charts, graphs and fold-out sections.
Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1909. First edition. Hardcover. Near Fine. Small 8vo, not rebound in 3/4 red morocco with marbled insets and and endpapers. Spine with six compartments, lettered and decorated in gilt. Some minor edge-wear, else fine. A clean, bright and solid copy now beautifully re-bound.
New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1928. First edition. Hardcover. Fine / Very Good. Two volumes complete. Original black cloth lettered in gilt on the spine. Illustrated map endpapers. The books are extemely clean, bright and pleasing. T.E.G. Profusely illustrated with maps, prints and photographs. The complete dust jackets have moderate overall wear, some minor chipping and some larger closed...
Herald Book and Job Printing Office, 1844. First printing. Soft Cover. Near Fine. Original blue wrappers, lettered in black. An extremely clean, bright and solid example of this scarce and fragile booklet. A very detailed examination of this catastrophic event which killed four people. The last page contains a diagram of the disaster scene.
London: Taylor And Walton, (1840). Seventh Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Original black cloth decorated in blind on both boards and lettered and decorated in gilt on the spine. Some minor wear to the spine ends but considering the age, this volume is in remarkably fine fettle. Illustrated throughout with dozens of wood-cut engravings, both full page and in-text. 535pp.
Philadelphia: Henry Carey Baird & Co., 1889. Hardcover. Fine. Original dark green cloth lettered on the front panel with a gilt locomotive and lettered in gilt on the spine. Illustrated throughout with dozens of in-text examples. Pages and pages of tables. An extremely clean, bright and pleasing copy. No notations or foxing - a tight and solid copy.
Chicago: Railway Educational Press, (1916). First edition. Hardcover. Good. Original blue cloth on boards, lettered in gilt on the front board and the spine. The title page has a crease running the length of the page and one illustration, on page 128, has been excised. Other than those two facts this book remains very nice.
Philadelphia: Edward Meeks, 1886. Third edition. Hardcover. Near Fine. Small 8vo with full black leather wrap around cover, with lettering in gilt on the spine. A.E.G. Illustrated throughout. Certainly designed to look like a religious book and to extend the imagery of the other "Catechism" volume. A very clean, bright and solid copy.
Harrisburg: Archives Publishing Company of Pennsylvania, 1947. First edition. Hardcover. Fine / Near Fine. Original dark blue cloth lettered in gilt on the spine. Illustrated map endpapers. A very clean, bright and solid copy in a complete dust jacket that has some minor edge-wear to the top of the spine.
Philadelphia: The Passenger Department, 1875. First edition. Hardcover. Near Fine. Quarto, 3/4 leather mauve cloth inset, lettered and decorated in gilt. All edges marbled as well as the endpapers. Profusely illustrated throughout. Some very minor rubbing to the edges but overall a very lovely copy indeed.