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1 ACTS INCORPORATING THE EUROPEAN AND NORTH AMERICAN RAILWAY COMPANY AND FACILITATING THE CONSTRUCTION OF THE ROAD PASSED 15TH AND 28TH MARCH 1851
The Gazette Office , Fredericton .N.B. Province of New Brunswick 1851 Paperbound Very Good 8 Vo., 
disbound pamphlet, pp., 31,(1) final page is attached by acid free tape, two staples in spine 
Price: 75.00 USD
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BROTHERHOOD of LOCOMOTIVE FIREMEN and ENGINEER'S MAGAZINE, March 1914, Vol. 56, No. 3
2 BROTHERHOOD of LOCOMOTIVE FIREMEN and ENGINEER'S MAGAZINE, March 1914, Vol. 56, No. 3
Columbus, Ohio Brotherhood of Locomotive Firemen and Enginemen 1914 Paperbound Very Good 
pict. paper wraps, illustrated through out, one chart in color, small piece missing from lower rear wrap, Size: 8 vo,. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK; northern Arizona., Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railroad Company.
3 Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railroad Company. GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK; northern Arizona.
Chicago Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railroad Company. 1955 Paperbound Fine 
trravel brochure, {24 pages}, in text maps (2), 9 x 4 inches, opening to 9 x 7 3/4 inches,"Printed in the U.S.A. 11-22-55" -- from p. [24], illustrated throughout, some from photographs, depictions of native artwork, 
Price: 15.00 USD
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4 Brown, F.A.S., GREAT NORTHERN LOCOMOTIVE ENGINEERS Volume One 1846-1881
London George Allen & Unwin, 1966 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8 Vo., 
green blind-stamped cloth,pp.,252, illustrated, port. frontis., 14 full page b & w plates from photographs,index,light shelf wear and soil to d.j., Few Locomotive Departments have given rise to so many legends as that of the Britains Great Northern Railway. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Annual report of the Canadian Pacific Railway Company for the fiscal year ended : December 31st 1921., Canadian Pacific Railway Company
5 Canadian Pacific Railway Company Annual report of the Canadian Pacific Railway Company for the fiscal year ended : December 31st 1921.
Montreal Canadian Pacific Railway Company 1921 Paperbound Very Good 8 vo,. 
printed card wraps, 40 pages, tipped-in at rear is a 19 x 45 inch (48 x 113 cm), folded colored map of the CPR system which then included the "The Minneapolis, St. Paul & Sault Ste. Marie Railway, The Duluth, South Shore & Atlantic Railway, The Spokane International Railway, Northern Alberta Railways and Connections. Map is in as new condition, This report notes that the company has four steamers under construction; S.S. Montcolm, Montrose, Montclare and Empress of Canada; Also noted is the purchase of three steamships from German interests and pays homage to Lord Mount Stephen, the first president of the Company who died November 29, 1920, at ninety three years of age. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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POSTERS OF THE CANADIAN PACIFIC, Choko, Marc H ; David L Jones
6 Choko, Marc H ; David L Jones POSTERS OF THE CANADIAN PACIFIC
Richmond Hill, Ont Firefly Books 2004 1552979172 / 9781552979174 First Edition Hard Cover Fine Fine Folio, (31cm.) 
pict. hard cover,223 pages : illustrations (some color), a bright, fine copy, "Features 300 magnificent examples of the art of the poster that evoke a time when travel emphasized grandeur,romance and adventure" from the jacket. A beautiful book! 
Price: 50.00 USD
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TALES OF THE RAILS; The Newfoundland Railway, Cook,Clayton D.
7 Cook,Clayton D. TALES OF THE RAILS; The Newfoundland Railway
Saint John's, NF, Canada Creative Publishers 1991 0920021808 / 9780920021804 Paperbound Fine Oblong 4 to., (22 x 28cm) 
pict. paper wraps, pp., xvi,94; illustrated, map, port., A brief hsitory of the Newfoundland RR Co., particularly the period from the 1930's up to the 1980's. author's business card is lightly taped to the inside front wrap, Size: Oblong 4 to., (22 x 28cm) 
Price: 25.00 USD
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THE GOLDEN AGE OF CANADIAN RAILWAYS, Cooper, Bruce Clement, (Consultant Editor)
8 Cooper, Bruce Clement, (Consultant Editor) THE GOLDEN AGE OF CANADIAN RAILWAYS
Bassingbourn, UK Worth PRESS 2010 1903025192 / 9781903025192 First Edition Hard Cover Fine Fine Oblong Folio, 
pict covers, 192 pages, illustrated, (mostly in full color), title page vignette, frontis., maps, map endpapers, lintroduction by Charlotte Gray, This book contains more than a thousand contemporary illustrations a well as route maps, schedules, technical appendices...intro by award winning author Charlotte Gray, a wealth of inof for the railway buff and for the railway ephemera collector. Chapters include: The Northern Railway; The Great Western Railway;The GrandTrunk; Intercolonial; Nova ScotiaRailway; The Newfoundland Railway; C.P.R. ; National Transcontinental; Grand Trunk Pacific; Canadian Northern: Pacific Great Northern; Kettle Valley; Esquimalt and Nanaimo; White Pass and Yukon; Hudson Bay RR; Algoma Central RR; Ontario Northern; 2 pp bibliography. 
Price: 49.95 USD
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RAILWAY HISTORY QUARTERLY; Vol 1, No.2, Railroading in the Northwest Pines By Adolf Gutohrlein, Crump,Spencer
9 Crump,Spencer RAILWAY HISTORY QUARTERLY; Vol 1, No.2, Railroading in the Northwest Pines By Adolf Gutohrlein
Los Angeles, Trans-Anglo Books 1964 Vol.1 No.2, April 1964 Paperbound Very Good 8 Vo., 
pict. paper wraps,stapled at spine, 33 pages, illustrated throughout, center-fold map, one pp roster of rayonier rolling equipment, 
Price: 30.00 USD
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LOCOMOTIVE QUARTERLY; Vol. XIII, No. 2, Winter 1989, Farrell, Jack W., Editor in Chief
10 Farrell, Jack W., Editor in Chief LOCOMOTIVE QUARTERLY; Vol. XIII, No. 2, Winter 1989
Mount Vernon, NY, Metaphor 1989 Paperbound Very Good Oblong 4 to., 
full color pict. wraps, 72 pages, illustrated throughout, Contains: Boston & Maine Motive Power, Part 2; SP's San Francisco Commuter Power;New York, Ontario & Western E-Class 4-6-Os; and Donald H. Roberts.Locomotive Camera Classicist. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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EGYPTIAN RAILWAYS IN 125 YEARS 1852-1977, Hayah al-Ammah li-Shuun Sikak Hadid Misr.
11 Hayah al-Ammah li-Shuun Sikak Hadid Misr. EGYPTIAN RAILWAYS IN 125 YEARS 1852-1977
Cairo The Authority] [Egyptian Railways Authority]. 1977 Paperbound Very Good 
pict. paper wraps, 271 pages., [6] leaves of plates (3 fold.) : ill., map, ports.bibliography p. 271. printed by Egyptian Railways Press, Cairo, minor creases to front wrap, RARE Size: 4 to.,( 25 cm) 
Price: 125.00 USD
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FROM THE WHEELHOUSE : the story of a Great Lakes Captain, Signed, Horace L Beaton; Charles P Beaton , Signed by Authors
12 Horace L Beaton; Charles P Beaton , Signed by Authors FROM THE WHEELHOUSE : the story of a Great Lakes Captain, Signed
Cheltenham, Ont Boston Mills Press 1979 First Edition Paperbound Very Good 4to.,(21 x 26 cm.) Signed by Authors
pict. paper wraps, 79 pages,illustrated, ports. signed on the half-tite by both authors, minor soil to wraps, 
Price: 25.00 USD
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NIAGARA REVISTED; 12 Years After Their Wedding Journey By the Hoosac Tunnel Route, (suppressed edition), Howells William Dean
13 Howells William Dean NIAGARA REVISTED; 12 Years After Their Wedding Journey By the Hoosac Tunnel Route, (suppressed edition)
Chicago D.Dalziel Hard Cover Poor Hardbound 
pictorial paper over boards, n.d., [1884?], 12 pages., col. frontis., [12] p. of col. plates, patterned endpapers, Cover title: NIAGARA REVISITED;12 years after Their wedding journey by the Hoosac Tunnel route written by William Dean Howells, Published by D. Dalziel Chicago., published by arrangement with James R. Osgood & Co.,Publishers, Boston, Plates printed on both sides., Advertisements [16 p.] bound in the end of the volume. BAL 9615; Wright, American fiction, v. III, 1876-1900, no. 2824; Kirk, Essays in literary history, 1960. pp. 177-195. A rare book, a fair speculation would state that there are 15 copies extant. Certainly one of the most rare of Howells works and one of the most rare of works on Niagara. This copy has a varient from the copy held by Columbia Univ.and other copies perused in that the Columbia copy and others bare the line "Reprinted, with Alterations, from the Atlantic Monthly, May 1883" in place of the line in this copy stating, " published by arrangement with James R. Osgood & Co.,Publishers, Boston." CONDITION: spine is chipped and separating with some loss, overall cover soil, edges worn, lower edge of all text pages have one inch deep evidence of moisture at bottom edges, pp 1 is separated, front free endpaper and title page is misaligned (not a serious flaw,easily corrected) , traces of child's scribbles on endpapers whcih have been all but removed by non harmful erasure, The edition was published by arrangement with Osgood but apparently D. Dalziel and the Fitchburg RR had an arrangemnt to share profits mutually. When Howells discovered that the Fitchburg RR had sullied his essay with sixteen pp of mostly railroad advertising but, to add injury, refused to pay he threatened to sue and this forced the company to destroy the issue. This copy and a few others survived the destruction thus a rare item. Size: 4 to., (23 cm.) 
Price: 100.00 USD
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CANADIAN SUNSET: A Farewell Look at North America's Last Great Train/Book and Video, Hungry Wolf, Adolf
14 Hungry Wolf, Adolf CANADIAN SUNSET: A Farewell Look at North America's Last Great Train/Book and Video
Glendale, CA., Trans-Anglo Books 1991 0870461079 / 9780870461071 First Edition Hard Cover Fine Fine Oblong 4 to., 
blue buckram binding, 112 pages, illustrated, full color frontis., title page illustration in full color, 142 color illustrations from photographs, map endpapers, small ink stamp of former owner on front endpaper, a bright, soud copy. "From 1955 to 1989 this world-renowned train traversed Canada across nearly 3,000 miles of lakes, prairies, and mountains, from Montreal...to Vancouver..." (from the d.j.,) 
Price: 50.00 USD
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FROM SAN FRANCISCO TO SALT LAKE CITY via the Western Pacific Railroad, Feather River Canon Route., Inter-State Company.
15 Inter-State Company. FROM SAN FRANCISCO TO SALT LAKE CITY via the Western Pacific Railroad, Feather River Canon Route.
San Francisco The Interstate Co 1927 Paperbound Very Good Folio, (24 x 31 cm.) 
full colo, paste-down illustration on illustrated paper wraps, string tie at spine, (unpaginated), two pp of letterpress description of plates, 25 full color tipped-in illustrations, one page map of route, all illustrations in very good condition, small edge tears, minor loss to fore-edge of title page, minor soil to wraps, 
Price: 50.00 USD
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VAN HORNE'S ROAD; An Illustrated Account of the Construction and First Years of Operation of the Canadian Pacific transcontinental Railway, Lavallee, Omer
16 Lavallee, Omer VAN HORNE'S ROAD; An Illustrated Account of the Construction and First Years of Operation of the Canadian Pacific transcontinental Railway
Montreal Railfare Enterprises Limited 1977 0919130224 / 9780919130227 Second Printing, Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Folio (32cm) 
red fabroid, gilt cover and spine letters, 304 pages, illustrated, (more than 460 photographs,illustrations and historic documents), pict. endpapers, former collector/owner has extra illuatrated the vol with 4 postcard sized full color illuatrations of CPR engines lightly tacked to the front free endpapers, also, a large,full color illustration of a CPR diesal has been lightly attached to the inside rear cover, d.j.has some edge wear and small tears with minor losses, a clean, bright copy 
Price: 36.00 USD
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AMERICAN STEAM, Volume 1, Le Massena, Robert A.
17 Le Massena, Robert A. AMERICAN STEAM, Volume 1
Denver, Co Sundance Books 1987 0913582190 / 9780913582190 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good No d.j. as Issued, Folio, Photos By Ben F. Cutler 
pict. fabroid, 256 pages, 400 b & w illustrations from photographs, represented are a selection of steam locomotives from 50 North American railroads, very large to very small, during a twenty-year period which began with the onset of World War II and ended with the displacement of steam locomotives by standardized diesel-electric units. a clean, bright copy in mylar protective jacket 
Price: 40.00 USD
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THE OLD PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND RAILWAY; Pen & Ink Sketches, LeClair Stanley
18 LeClair Stanley THE OLD PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND RAILWAY; Pen & Ink Sketches
Halifax, Nova Scotia Nimbus Pub. 2001 1551895357 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Oblong 8 Vo., 
pict. padded fabroid, gilt spine, x, 134 p. full color illustrations throughout, a clean, bright copy, charming illustrations of train interiors, engines, railway workers, etc... 
Price: 30.00 USD
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THE LAST STEAM RAILROAD IN AMERICA, O Winston Link; Thomas H Garver
19 O Winston Link; Thomas H Garver THE LAST STEAM RAILROAD IN AMERICA
New York Harry N. Abrams, Inc. 2008 0810982013 / 9780810982017 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Folio (28 x 30 cm) 
cloth, dust jacket, 144 pages, illustrated throughout, a very good copy, CONTENTS: Man and machine out of time -- The domestic railroad -- Thunder on the Blue Ridge -- A color portfolio -- A day on the Abingdon branch -- Winston Link : a note on his life.. Photographs and text introduce the reader to the people and places in Virginia, West Virginia and North Carollina associated with the Norfolk and Western Railway which in the 1950s was the last American railroad to utilize steam engines. Originally published: New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1995. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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20 Penney, A.R. & Kennedy, Fabian A HISTORY OF THE NEWFOUNDLAND RAILWAY,Volume II 1923-1988
St. John's Newfoundland Harry Cuff Publications Ltd. 1990 0 921191 57 X / 9780921191575 First Edition Paperbound Fine 8 Vo., 
pict. paper wraps, illustrated, clean, bright copy 
Price: 25.00 USD
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