Category: Transportation


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To Fly and Fight : Memoirs of a Triple Ace (Signed)

By: Anderson, Clarence Bud, with Joseph P. Hamelin

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Pacifica Military History: 1999

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 15325

306 pages; 8vo (9.5") 25 cm; Hardcover, gray cloth, silver lettering, [xv] + 306 pages, numerous sidebars, 39 b/w photos on glossy plates. ; Front free endpaper SIGNED by author CE Bud Anderson. Laid in: short note on Old Crow (his P-51 Mustang) letterhead and signed by Jim Anderson, son of author. ; Isbn 0935553347. Copyright 1990. This edition 1999. ; Memoirs of Clarence Emil 'Bud' Anderson, triple ace in World War 2, who is credited with 16 victories. Foreword by ... View more info

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Ship Masters Association Directory, 1909 : A Directory of Names, Pennant Numbers and Addresses of all Members

By: Ashley, Edward G.

Price: $36.00

Publisher: American Publishers Company: 1909

Seller ID: 19726

463 pages; 16mo (6.5") 17 cm; Small hardcover, black buckram over flexible boards, rounded corners, all edges red, floral endpapers, 463 pages, dozens of photos and illustrations, including 26 knots illustrated, some b/w, some in red and black. Many displayads with 2-, 3-, or 4-digit phone numbers. ; Complete subtitle: 'A Directory of Names, Pennant Numbers and Addresses of all Members, Also a List of Vessels of the Great Lakes, American and Canadian, with Names and ... View more info

Speed Boat Kings : 25 Years of International Speedboating

By: Barrett, J. Lee >>; Illustrated by Morris Rosenfeld

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Arnold-Powers;: 1939

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 20300

144 pages; 8vo (9") 23 cm; Hardcover, blue buckram over spine, green cloth over boards, gold lettering and decor, 144 pages, green endpapers, index, appendix, 58 high-quality b/w photos on glossy plates, with captions. ; Photos by Morris Rosenfeld and others. ; From preface: 'The story of motorboat racing with its accompanying boat and engine development, for the last quarter of a century, cannot be told without dealing conspicuously with Commodore Garfield A. Wood, ... View more info

Americans on Vacation : An Exhibition of the Henry Ford Museum and Greenfield Village, 1990

By: Braden, Donna R., and Judith E. Endelman

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Henry Ford Museum & Greenfield Village: 1990

Seller ID: 18761

95 pages; 8vo (9.75") 25 cm; Softcover, color pictorial cover, 95 glossy pages, bibliography, about 100 photos with captions, many in color. ; Fascinating pictorial history of leisure travel, including transportation (stagecoaches, trains, buses, etc) destinations, souvenirs, segregated facilities, etc. ; Only a whisper of shelfwear. No marks, no defects. View more info

Auto Union, Die Grosse Rennen, 1934-1939 : Auto Union, the Great Race, 1934-1939 (Audi)

By: Cancellieri, Gianni, with Cesare de Agostini, and Martin Schroder

Price: $46.00

Publisher: Verlag Schroeder & Weise: 1979

Seller ID: 20283

186 pages; 4to (11.5") 30 cm; GERMAN text throughout. Tall hardcover, white boards, 186 glossy pages numbered to 164, appendix, over 200 b/w photos and diagrams, 6 photos in full color. ; Copyright 1979 by Editrice Grafische Zanini. Foreword by Robert Eberan-Eberhorst. ; Fascinating and detailed racing history of the Auto Union (combined team of Audi, DKW, Horch, Wanderer) from 1934 to 1939. ; A touch of shelfwear only. ; Items laid in: 1) 8x10 real photo in full col... View more info

Handsome Collection of Old Car Ads from Liberty Magazine, A

By: Cardozo, Buzza

Price: $36.00

Publisher: Buzza Cardozo: 1970

Seller ID: 20239

26 pages; 4to (11.5") 30 cm; Softcover, bound across top with white plastic comb, perforated with one small hole as issued, 26 unnumbered pages on stiff card stock, 12 beautiful full color illustrations of antique cars with descriptive text, most with original retailprices shown. ; Beautiful vintage calendar, artwork copyright 1927 by Liberty Magazine, copyright renewed 1969, reprinted in 1970 for calendar year 1971. ; Images are: 1) Studebaker Erskine Six. 2) Marmon... View more info

Scientific Facts : And Other Practical Information Relative to Victor Rivets, Boiler, Ship and Structural

By: Champion, David J.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Champion Rivet Company: 1922

Edition: Fifth Edition

Seller ID: 16905

68 pages; 8vo (9.25") 24 cm; Softcover, stiff green covers, green endpapers, 68 pages, hundreds of blueprint-style diagrams, 20 lists and tables of specs, 18 b/w photos. Glossy throughout. ; Company history and technical data on their Victor (brand) steel rivets. Company founded 1895. This book is 5th edition, 1922. Two photos show massive US Navy battleship and massive Panama Canal lock for which this company furnished rivets. ; Book shows no marks, no wear, just a ... View more info

American Cars : The Automobiles That Made America

By: Cheetham, Craig

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Grange Books: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 12265

448 pages; Oblong 8vo (8.75") 23 cm; Large oblong hardcover, white boards, gray endpapers, 448 glossy pages, index, detailed specs, production milestones and other data, each vehicle shown from top and all four sides, over 2500 full-color photos. ; 'Looks in detail at over 200 of the most spectacular, powerful and beautiful American cars'. ; This item is from collection of Peter H. Foss, founder and former president, Michigan Model Car Collectors. ; Light wear to jac... View more info

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Christie's Dearborn : Unique Design Prototype and Concept Auto Show Models from the Ford Motor Company Collection

By: Chichester, Dermot

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Christie's Publications: 2001

Seller ID: 16753

150 pages; 4to (10.5") 27 cm; Tall black softcover, about 200 high-quality full-color photos including at least three photos of each vehicle. Each vehicle described in great detail. ; This is a magnificent glossy 150-page original Christie's auction catalog for sale number 1176, 16 June 2002, where 58 stunning concept cars and prototypes from 1962 to 1999 were auctioned in Dearborn, Michigan. ; No visible wear to catalog. Laid in: 1) Sheet with prices realized from t... View more info

90 Years of Ford : (Ninety Years of Ford, Revised Edition, 1993)

By: Dammann, George H.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Crestline/Motorbooks International: 1993

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 16458

608 pages; 4to (11.25") 29 cm; Tall heavy hardcover, dark blue buckram cloth, silver lettering and decor, 608 pages, main text in 2 columns, over 1400 b/w photos with extensive captions. ; Originally published 1970 as Illustrated History of Ford 1903-1970. This is Revised Edition, 1993, and covers Ford Motor Company automobiles from 1903 to 1993, with a special section on early cars from 1896 to 1903.; Exterior shows only a touch of shelfwear. No marks. Binding tight... View more info

Paddlewheels on the Frontier : The Story of British Columbia and Yukon Sternwheel Steamers

By: Downs, Art

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Superior Publishing Company: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 19802

160 pages; 4to (11.25") 29 cm; Tall hardcover, brown boards, 160 glossy pages, index, over 200 high-quality historical b/w photos, many never before published, with detailed captions. ; History of 100-year era from 1850s to 1950s when 300 mighty steam paddlewheelers tranversed the lakes and rivers of British Columbia and Yukon Territory. ; No defects to book. Jacket very lightly worn at edges. View more info

District Heating Service in Detroit : A History and Description of the Central Heating System of the Detroit Edison Company

By: Dubry, Ernest E.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Detroit Edison Company;: 1951

Seller ID: 15119

52 pages; 8vo (9.25") 24 cm; Softcover booklet, blue-gray textured leatherette covers, [vi] + 46 pages, bibliography, 2 small maps, 16 b/w diagrams, graphs and tables, 44 b/w photos, all with captions. Glossy throughout. ; 'Printed by the Company for private circulation'. Copyright 1946. This printing 1951. ; Part technical and part promotional, this booklet describes the first large-scale steam-heating system in Detroit, installed and operated by Central Heating Com... View more info

How to Install, Operate and Enjoy Your New Fedders Air Conditioner

By: Fedders Quigan

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Fedders-Quigan Corporation: 1956

Seller ID: 20270

32 pages; 8vo (9") 23 cm; Set of two oblong softcover booklets, 32 pages total, 27 b/w illustrations total, in original envelope, as issued. ; Vol-1, How to Install, 16 pages, 19 diagrams. Vol-2, How to Operate, 16 pages, 8 photos and diagrams. ; Both booklets are in Fine condition, no visible defects. Envelope is worn, spotted, with small corner chips, but all readable. View more info

Mr. Piper and His Cubs : 1e, 1st Edition, 1973

By: Francis, Devon Earl

Price: $26.00

Publisher: Iowa State University Press: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 20280

256 pages; 8vo (9.5") 25 cm; Hardcover, yellow cloth, 256 glossy pages, index, bibliography, over 70 high-quality b/w photos, endpaper has fantastic full-color illustration of the Genealogy of Piper Aircraft. ; 1st edition, stated, 1973. ; Biography of 'The Henry Ford of Aviation' William Thomas Piper Sr, founder of Piper Aircraft Corporation, with history of his company and his aviation achievements. ; Book shows a touch of shelfwear only. No marks or defects. Jacke... View more info

Primer of Plant Noise Measurement, 1e, 5e : 1st Edition, 1969, and 5th Edition, 1972

By: General Radio

Price: $12.00

Publisher: General Radio Company: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15117

20 pages; 12mo (7") 18 cm; Small format, white booklet, 7 inches tall, 20 unnumbered pages, 11 b/w figures and illustrations, published 1969.; 1st edition, 1969. This booklet was published as a response to Federal Regulations requiring worker protection from industrial hearing impairment. It covers noise exposure standards, noise measuring, plant noise survey form, using a sound level meter, single impact noises, more. ; A touch of rubbing to covers. No other defects... View more info

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Balloons and Ships : 19th Century Transport Prints, Volume 1

By: Gibbs-Smith, Charles H. , and Oliver Warner

Price: $12.00

Publisher: D. Van Nostrand Company: 1965

Seller ID: 18520

52 pages; 8vo (9.75") 25 cm; Hardcover, gold-patterned boards, 6 pages of text, 11 early balloons and 10 sailing ships and steamers shown on full-page plates in full color, with brief captions. 52 pages in total. All illustrations reproduced from early sources. English throughout, except 7 captions are in French and one is in German. ; Halftitle states Golden Ariels, Volume 6. Jacket states 19th Century Transport Prints, Volume 1. ; History of hot-air balloons and ba... View more info

Knickerbocker Anthracite Coal Company, the : Chartered February 21st, 1865, under the Liberal Provisions of the General Mining Law of Pennsylvania

By: Hayes, I. I. (Isaac Israel)

Price: $36.00

Publisher: McCrea & Miller: 1865

Seller ID: 15575

16 pages; 8vo (9") 23 cm; Softcover booklet, sewed binding, 22 pages including pale gray covers, 16 pages of text, plus a beautiful fold-out engraving of the coal-mining plant. ; This is a prospectus or advertisement for a company that owned a coalmine in Mahoney township, Schuylkill county, Pennsylvania, and sold coal at cost, by subscription, to residents of New York. Company officers were: president Isaac Israel Hayes, secretary W. D. Crane, treasurer Henry Huhn, ... View more info

Automotive Simulation ' 91 Proceedings of the 3rd European Cars-Trucks Simulation Symposium, Schliersee, Germany, October 1991

By: Heller, Moshe R.

Price: $17.00

Publisher: Springer-Verlag: 1991

Seller ID: 15303

250 pages; 8vo (9.5") 25 cm; Ex-Library; Hardcover, English throughout, red-orange boards, [x] + 250 pages, 20 chapters by various experts, 121 b/w figures, photos, diagrams, and illustrations; Organized by Asimuth. Topics include: Driving simulators. Finite element method for wheels and tires. Crashworthiness. Engine design. Drive line and control simulation. Computational fluid dynamics. Corrosion and ecology. More. ; Library marks minimal, confined to endpapers, p... View more info

Front Row Center : Inside the Great American Airshow, Special Edition (Signed)

By: Hildebrandt, Erik; Illustrated by Erik Hildebrandt

Price: $23.00

Publisher: Clear Hot Media: 2000

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 15349

178 pages; Oblong 8vo (9.25") 24 cm; Large oblong hardcover, black boards, 178 glossy pages, tons of full-color photos including about 60 spectacular full-page action photos of aircraft performing precision flying stunts at airshows. Includes Blue Angels, Red Baron Squadron, Canadian Snowbirds, many more. ; Front endpaper inscribed and SIGNED by author-photographer Erik Hildebrandt. ; Amazonbuyers please note: Image does not match this edition. Also, this edition pub... View more info

Grand Trunk Corporation : Canadian National Railways in the United States, 1971-1992

By: Hofsommer, Don L. ; Illustrated by Gil Reid

Price: $44.00

Publisher: Michigan State University Press: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 19422

219 pages; 4to (11.25") 29 cm; Tall hardcover, dark gray cloth, silver lettering, [xiv] + 219 glossy pages, index, bibliography, appendix of locomotives, chapter endnotes, main text in 2 columns, over 160 high-quality b/w photos and facsimiles. ; Many photos of vintage locomotives, vintage trains, terminals, stations, freight cars, route maps, more. History of numerous regional railroads (Detroit, Grand Haven and Milwaukee ; Central Vermont ; Duluth, Winnipeg and Pac... View more info