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Image for Railway Age June 24, 1968

Railway Age June 24, 1968

By: N/A

Price: $12.00

Stock No.: 77097


Volume 124, No. 24. The trade weekly magazine for the rail industry. Contains a feature story on the Trailer Train company. With lots of period advertising for the various rail suppliers of the day. With light wear and address sticker to the Comptroller of the D&RGWRR in Denver. Ships via First-Class Mail (or Priority Mail if so desired). ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 82 pages View more info

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Aeronautical Chart User's Guide

By: Administration, U.S. National Archives and Records

Price: $10.00

Publisher: U.S. Dept. of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, National Ocean Service: 1989

Stock No.: 75110


2nd Edition, May 1989. In nice shape, clean and unmarked. Intended for use as an aid in the reading of NOAA aeronautical charts. ; 11 in. wide x 8-1/2 in. tall; 108 pages View more info

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United States Air Force Museum

By: Air Force Museum Foundation, Inc.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Dayton, Ohio, Air Force Museum Foundation, Inc.: [c1980s]

Stock No.: 77346


A catalog of the exhibits at the Museum in Dayton, with descriptions and photos of hundreds of various aircraft housed there, from the Wright brothers through spacecraft. The volume is undated, but likely produced in the 1980s. Cover with a 1916-vintage SE-5E WWI biplane. --- A clean, bright, firm copy lacking obvious damages. ; Oblong 8vo 8" to 9" tall; 162 pages View more info

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Locospotters' Annual 1964

By: ALLAN, Ian

Price: $18.00

Publisher: London, Ian Allen: 1964

Stock No.: 78376


A roundup of the various types of locomotives and other equipment used on United Kingdom railroads in the 1960s. With numerous b&w and color photos. Text supplies details about the trains pictured. No author or editorial names are provided. --- In pictorial hardcovers; lacks a dust jacket (likely as issued). --- A clean, bright copy without markings but with mildly bumped cover corners. Scarce in this edition.; tall 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 64 pages View more info

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World Encyclopedia of Civil Aircraft: From Michelangelo to the Present

By: ANGELUCCI, Enzo

Price: $43.50

Publisher: New York, Crown Publishers, Inc.: 1981

Stock No.: 77691


A hefty compendium of all manner of aircraft of the world. Contains over 3000 illustrations, many in color, depicting alternate views, comparative sizes of aircraft, airline insignias, engines, and much more. --- In full blue paper-covered boards with titling in silver on spine. Jacket with color images of aircraft, in their commercial or military paint schemes. --- A bright, clean, firm copy in similar jacket. (NOTE: Due to substantial weight of this item, extra shippin... View more info

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The National Air And Space Museum: Volume One-Air, The Story of Flight

By: BRYAN, C.D.B. (text); LARKIN, David (art direction and design)

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Toronto, Peacock Press/Bantam Books: 1982

Stock No.: 78434


A softcover reprint edition of earlier work featuring exhibits from the Smithsonian Institution's Air and Space Museum. With copious color photos. Extensive text explains the histories of flight in its many variations. --- In pictorial covers. A firm, clean copy though with some chafing to cover extremities. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 160 pages View more info

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The National Air And Space Museum: Volume Two-Space, From Earth to the Stars

By: BRYAN, C.D.B. (text); LARKIN, David (art direction and design)

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Toronto, Peacock Press/Bantam Books: 1982

Stock No.: 78435


A softcover reprint edition of earlier work featuring exhibits from the Smithsonian Institution's Air and Space Museum. With copious color photos. Extensive text explains the histories of space travel in its many variations. --- In pictorial covers. A firm, clean copy though with some chafing to cover extremities. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 160 pages View more info

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Aircraft In Profile Volume 1/Part One

By: CAIN, Charles W. (general editor)

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Windsor, Berkshire, England/Garden City, New York, Profile Publications Ltd./Doubleday & Company Inc.: 1975

Stock No.: 79086


Revised (4th) edition, 1975. A U.S. edition of the first volume in the Aircraft in Profile series, providing in-depth descriptions of twelve important aircraft models used in World War I and World War II. With dozens of color illustrations and black & white photos. A facsimile edition of the first volume in the series. Publishers' dust jacket sticker apologizes for the lessened quality of the photos. --- In blue paper-covered boards and with titling gilt-stamped on spine... View more info

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North American Railroad Stations

By: CAVALIER, Julian

Price: $29.00

Publisher: Cranbury, New Jersey, A. S. Barnes & Co., Inc.: 1979

Stock No.: 77689


Some of the notable railway stations in towns and cities in Canada and the U.S. are profiled here. Each station is pictured with over 300 photos, usually in black & white (but a few in color), along with a brief description of the railway they are on, with architectural features and history. Introduced and edited by Frederick A. Platt. Indexed. --- In full blue paper-covered boards, with titling stamped in silver on spine. 2 color photos of stations on jacket cover. --- ... View more info

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Lockheed SR-71: The Secret Missions Exposed

By: CRICKMORE, Paul F.

Price: $31.50

Publisher: London, Osprey Aerospace: 1993

Stock No.: 77233


The ultra-fast SR-71 was used as a surveillance platform up to its retirement date in 1990. This work details missions of this USAF plane, as described by former crewmen. With over 200 photos, many in color. With drawings, charts and index. --- A clean, firm, bright copy with previous owner's signature on front free endpaper, dog-eared page corners, and with page 3/4 torn out but present. Jacket is very nice. ; Osprey Modern Military; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; x,... View more info

Image for Western Yesterdays: Thomas Fitzpatrick, Railroadman (Volume VI)

Western Yesterdays: Thomas Fitzpatrick, Railroadman (Volume VI)

By: CROSSEN, Forest

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Boulder, Colorado, Boulder Publishing, Inc.: 1968

Stock No.: 79056


Number six in the Western Yesterdays series, a biography of 19th Century American railroad builder Thomas Fitzpatrick. With several b&w photo plates on rectos and versos of 4 leaves, plus a two-page map of the west-central U.S. at rear of volume. --- With wrap-around image of Indians setting fire to newly-laid track on covers; lacks a dust jacket. --- Boards are somewhat splayed and with a small spot on front cover; else a firm, unmarked copy.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall;... View more info

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Buses, Trolleys & Trams

By: DUNBAR, Chas. S.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Feltham, Middlesex, England, Paul Hamlyn: 1968

Stock No.: 78158


Second impression, 1968. An examination of various forms of worldwide mass transit vehicles, with an emphasis on urban means of transporting people. With over 200 photos and engravings, 24 in color. --- In textured red paper-covered boards w/silhouette of motorman in black on cover. Jacket with photos of various transport vehicles on front and back. --- With sticker to front free endpaper, else a bright, clean, unmarked copy. Jacket with minor creasing; else nice. ; 4to... View more info

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Lost Subs: From the Hunley to the Kursk, the greatest submarines ever lost--and found

By: DUNMORE, Spencer

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Toronto, Da Capo Press/Madison Press: 2002

Stock No.: 76645


The author describes the raising of various sunken submarines, from the Civil War-era Hunley to the sunken Russian atomic sub Kursk. With underwater photos by Jonathan Blair & Brian Skerry; along with an introduction by Robert D. Ballard. Includes numerous drawings; indexed. --- In good shape but with minor soiling to textblock edges; dust jacket with some light edge wear and rubbing. ; Oblong Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 176 pages View more info

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The Encyclopedia of Aircraft of WWII

By: EDEN, Paul (general editor)

Price: $36.50

Publisher: London, Amber Books: 2004

Stock No.: 77786


This hefty work provides details on the major aircraft used in the war, along with over 1500 drawings and photos of the planes and the airmen who flew them. Details such as actions involving specific aircraft, powerplants, performance, weights, dimensions and armaments are provided. The information is arranged alphabetically by manufacturer or plane name and includes Axis equipment. --- Quarto: about 12 in. tall. In red pictorial hardcovers with images of planes on front... View more info

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Railways A Pictorial History of the First 150 Years

By: ELLIS, C. Hamilton

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Peebles Press: 1974

Stock No.: 73307


Railroads and rail equipment, especially in the British Isles, are detailed here in words and pictures. 408 photos & illustrations. In very good shape w/no interior markings. Dust jacket w/light creasing & sm. spot, top edge of frt. cover. ; 0.8 x 10.9 x 8.7 Inches View more info

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The Pictorial Encyclopedia of Railways

By: ELLIS, Hamilton

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Paul Hamlyn: 1969

Stock No.: 77490


Stated 3rd impression, 1969. The worldwide history of railroads is presented here with over 800 b&w photos and captions written with over 30,000 words. Indexed. --- In full red cloth-covered boards w/gilt-stamped titling on spine. Dust jacket features color photos of trains from various eras. --- A weak rear hinge has been reinforced for this listing; otherwise a firm, clean, volume. Jacket with a few tears; is otherwise nice. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 591 pages View more info

Image for Railroads in Mexico:  An Illustrated History, Volume I

Railroads in Mexico: An Illustrated History, Volume I

By: FRANCO, Francisco Garma

Price: $114.50

Publisher: Denver, Sundance Publications Ltd: 1985

Stock No.: 77089


Stated First Printing, Nov. 1985. A pictorial featuring the principal railroads in the areas between Mexico City and Veracruz. Includes dozens of b&w photos (and many in color); plus tables, charts, graphs and maps. Folded map included in rear pocket. Translated from the Spanish by Hector Lara Hernandez and Ben B. Massie, and edited by Mr. Massie. --- Bound in paper-covered boards with brightly gilded back; protected in heavy clear plastic jacket. --- Volume has been exp... View more info

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A History of Sports Cars Second Edition

By: GEORGANO, G. N.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York, E.P. Dutton & Co: 1970

Stock No.: 75111


Appealing history of sports (and just unusual) cars in a nice copy. Loaded with black & white and color photos of dozens of different makes and models. Arranged by country, e.g.: American cars, English cars, Italian cars, etc. In textured blue paper-covered boards with titling in silver on spine. Interior clean, bright and unmarked. Jacket with orig. $14.95 flap price; and with minor edgewear and curling. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 320 pages View more info

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The Streets of London: Moments in time from the albums of Charles White and London Transport

By: GREEN, Benny

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, Pavilion Books Limited: 1983

Stock No.: 77232


A collection of b&w photos taken from 1880 to 1920, depicting the transportation scenes in the London of the turn of the 20th century. The photos were archived by London Transport, and collected by their employee: Charles White. --- In full brown textured paper-covered boards, with photo-covered dust jacket. --- With stickers at front endpapers, else a firm, bright, clean copy. Jacket w/ a small dampstain at lower center, sticker on flap and minor creasing. ; Small 4to ... View more info

Image for Lords of the Sky: Fighter Pilots and Air Combat, from the Red Baron to the F-16

Lords of the Sky: Fighter Pilots and Air Combat, from the Red Baron to the F-16

By: HAMPTON, Dan

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, William Morrow: 2014

Edition: First Edition

Stock No.: 80109


First Edition. The author, himself a veteran fighter pilot, details the history of these aviators. With a section of black and white plates at mid-volume. --- In blue paper-covered boards with silver-stamped spine titling. Jacket features color action painting by John Shaw. --- With prior owner's sticker to front free endpaper, else a clean, bright, newish copy. Unclipped jacket with a little creasing to edges, else undamaged.; Tall Octavo (9 to 10 in. tall); x, 623 pag... View more info

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The Story of American Railroads

By: HOLBROOK, Stewart H.

Price: $14.50

Publisher: New York, American Legacy Press: 1981

Stock No.: 78404


A 1981 reprint edition of a work first published in 1947. With over 100 illustrations. In black paper-covered boards, jacket with photo of steam locomotive on cover. --- With soiling to textblock edge, otherwise a firm, unmarked copy. Jacket with a little chafing at corners. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 468 pages View more info

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The Illustrated Encyclopedia of North American Locomotives

By: HOLLINGSWORTH, Brian

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Crescent Books: 1984

Stock No.: 78148


A thorough examination of steam and diesel locomotives. Illustrated throughout in color and with 250 black & white photos. Originally published in the U.K. by Salamander Books, Ltd. --- In full black textured paper-covered boards. Jacket with color drawings of power units. --- With a little bit of wear to cover edges; else a bright, firm copy. Jacket with a hint of rubbing; is otherwise very nice. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 208 pages View more info

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The History of American Railroads

By: HOLLINGSWORTH, J. B.

Price: $14.00

Publisher: New York, Exeter Books: 1983

Stock No.: 78406


The railways of the United States and Canada are profiled, along with hundreds of photos and drawings, in both color and black & white. --- In blue textured paper-covered boards, and jacket with modernistic train photos on front and back. --- A 4-inch split at the front gutter area doesn't affect the firmness of this otherwise undamaged volume. Jacket with retailer's cover sticker, a little curling to the edges but otherwise very nice. ; No. 06003; 4to 11" - 13"... View more info

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San Francisco Bay: A Pictorial Maritime History

By: KEMBLE, John Haskell

Price: $18.50

Publisher: New York, Bonanza Books: 1978

Stock No.: 77503


The history of the Bay from it early discoveries and its various bays, inlets and feeder rivers through the 20th Century is told here, accompanied by over 350 maps, drawings and photos. In pale blue quarter cloth over blue paper-covered boards. Blue half-tone illustrations on jacket. --- A clean, bright, firm copy in similar jacket. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 194 pages View more info

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Automobile Quarterly, Vol. XIV, No. 1 First Quarter 1976

By: KIMES, Beverly Rae (editor)

Price: $15.50

Publisher: New York, Automobile Quarterly, Inc.: 1976

Stock No.: 75658


Unusual for a magazine, Automobile Quarterly is issued in hardcover. This issue focuses on the Reo 'marque'. With numerous full-color, high-quality photos of impeccably-restored cars (and trucks); with automotive-related articles. This copy in nice shape with a hint of edgewear and a fingerprint smudge on front free endpaper; otherwise clean, bright interior. ; Oblong 8vo 8" to 9" tall; 112 pages View more info

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New York Central

By: Klein, Aaron E.

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Bonanza Books: 1985

Stock No.: 73790


In blue cloth-covered boards with lettering in gilt on spine. Interior clean and bright, featuring color and black and white illustrations, maps; as well as photos of some of the most impressive of the NY Central's rolling stock. Title on dust jacket is 'The History of the New York Central System'. A must-have for the connoisseur of the rich history and beauty of the American railroads. With reproduced NYCRR-themed paintings as well as photos of the trains. ; 4to 11"... View more info

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"WE"

By: LINDBERGH, Charles A.

Price: $120.00

Publisher: New York, G. P. Putnam's Sons/The Knickerbocker Press: [1927-30]

Stock No.: 76706


A facsimile copy of the first edition, with the copyright page statement: 'This is a copy of the First Edition of "WE".' Mr. Lindbergh's memoir, in which he provides extensive detail about his historic solo first flight across the Atlantic, begins with his childhood and includes much information about his post-flight reception by delirious crowds in both Europe and the U.S. Includes 48 black & white photos. --- In dark blue gilt-stamped cloth-covered boards. In b... View more info

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Straight On Till Morning: The Biography of Beryl Markham

By: LOVELL, Mary

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, St. Martin's Press: 1987

Stock No.: 80233


3rd printing, U.S. edition, of this biography of Beryl Markham, whose many accomplishments included the first solo flight across the Atlantic "the hard way", bucking headwinds from Europe to America. With lots of black and white photos; indexed. --- In olive paper-covered boards backed in ivory cloth, with gilt-stamped spine titling. Jacket with portraits of Markham on the front and back covers. --- With a little sunning to edges of covers, else a clean, bright c... View more info

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The Adventure of Sail 1520-1914

By: MACINTYRE, Captain Donald

Price: $21.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1970

Edition: First American Edition

Stock No.: 80196


Stated First American Edition, copyright page. A history of the four centuries of wind-powered ships by Captain Donald Macintyre, accompanied by a selection of period writings from 1520 to 1914 by the likes of Sir Francis Drake, Captain James Cook, Joseph Conrad and many others. With an introduction by Uffa Fox . With 44 color and 305 black and white illustrations which depict the fascinating array of various sailing ships. --- This oversize work (measuring 12.5 in. wide... View more info

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The Great Liners

By: MADDOCKS, Melvin

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Alexandria, Virginia, Time-Life Books: 1978

Stock No.: 77688


The story of the gargantuan passenger ships of the past, such as the Normandie and the Queen Mary, presented along with many color and b&w photos & drawings. With portfolio of 6 paintings of sail and engine-powered ships laid in. --- In brown padded leatherette covers w/painting of the Queen Mary on cover. Lacks a dust jacket. --- With dampstains to a few corners near rear of volume, else a bright, firm, unmarked copy.; The Seafarers; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 176 pag... View more info

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Railroad: Trains and Train People in American Culture

By: McPHERSON, James Alan; WILLIAMS, Miller (editors)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1976

Stock No.: 77505


Stories, poems and other railroadiana is offered here, along with numerous drawings and photos of various historic railroading people and scenes. --- A large format paperback (8.5 in. wide x 11 in. tall). Volume is creased throughout at corners, interior leaves have lightly yellowed, and covers w/2 retailer's stickers; otherwise in good shape. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 186 pages View more info

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Model Railway Engines

By: MINNS, J. E.

Price: $19.00

Publisher: London, Octopus Books Limited: 1973

Stock No.: 78155


Miniature train engines have been around nearly as long as trains themselves, and in this work the author presents the worldwide history and multiple iterations of these little machines. The author begins with early crude efforts, and ends with faithful reproductions produced on a mass scale. With 120 illustrations, 32 in color. --- In full olive paper-covered boards with images of engines on cover (repeated on jacket). --- With a touch of wear to lower cover edges; else... View more info

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Early Trains: Over 100 Pictures of the Coming of the Railroad

By: MORGAN, Bryan

Price: $11.00

Publisher: New York, Golden Press: 1974

Stock No.: 78407


The very earliest days of railroading (principally in the United Kingdom) are depicted in pictures and words. In pictorial textured paper-covered boards. Volume lacks a dust jacket. --- With a little chafing to cover corners, else a firm, bright copy. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 80 pages View more info

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The Railways of Britain

By: NOCK, O. S.

Price: $13.50

Publisher: London, B. T. Batsford Ltd.: 1962

Stock No.: 77495


First paperback edition. Steam, electric and diesel trains, and the roadbeds and bridges they traveled on, are presented in this work. With numerous b&w plates. --- A firm, intact copy but pages have browned. ; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 224 pages View more info

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The Railways of Britain: Past and Present

By: NOCK, O. S.

Price: $26.50

Publisher: London, B. T. Batsford Ltd.: 1949

Stock No.: 78288


Stated second edition, 1949 of a work first published in 1947-48. Steam, electric and diesel trains, and the roadbeds and bridges they traveled on, are presented in this work. Includes a section of railroad oddities. With over 100 b&w illustrations, and four in color. --- In full red cloth-covered boards w/titling in black on spine. Jacket with wrap-around color scene at an old rail station. --- A firm, unmarked, intact copy. Jacket with small chips and tears at extrem... View more info

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Trains: A Photographer's Journey

By: OUTERBRIDGE, Graeme

Price: $16.00

Publisher: New York, Harry N. Abrams, Inc.: 2000

Edition: BCE

Stock No.: 80139


Book club edition. A must for the railroad buff, this creative look at trains, railroads and sights to be seen from rail trips, taken at locations all over the world. With about 100 bright color photos. Unpaginated, but likely just over 100 pages. --- A clean, bright, unmarked softcover.; Oblong Tall Octavo (9 to 10 in. tall) View more info

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The Second Diesel Spotter's Guide

By: PINKEPANK, Jerry A.

Price: $23.50

Publisher: Milwaukee, Wisconsin U.S.A., Kalmbach Publishing: 1973

Stock No.: 78378


First edition, dated 1973. A very thorough rundown of diesel locomotive designs in use in the United States, including equipment in the author's earlier "Diesel Spotter's Guide", plus lesser-known or newer machines not included in the first book. With black & white photos and drawings throughout. Sections include stock manufactured by GM, GE, Alco, Baldwin, Fairbanks-Morse, Lima-Hamilton and others. Indexed. --- In softcover. Volume is firm and clean. ; Oblong 2... View more info

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Steam Trains

By: PRICE, Paul

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Secaucus, New Jersey U. S. A., Chartwell Books: 1978

Stock No.: 78163


A basic photographic guide to worldwide steam trains. With color photos and drawings throughout showing the history and other aspects of these machines. --- In red paper-covered boards. Jacket w/color photos of locomotives on front and back. --- A clean, firm, unmarked copy lacking obvious damages. With retailer's sticker on jacket cover; else bright and nice. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 61 pages View more info

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Pushing the Envelope: Airplanes of the Jet Age

By: RABINOWITZ, Harold

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, MetroBooks: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Stock No.: 80085


First printing. The history of aviation, culminating in modern jet planes, is detailed in this work. With full color and b&w photos throughout. --- This oversize (11 in. wide x 12.5 in. tall) hardcover is published on quality coated papers. Jacket features color photos of modern jet planes. --- A clean, firm, bright copy lacking apparent damages, but with inked gift inscription to half title page. Jacket very nice, but with minor rubbing to back cover.; Quarto (11 to 13 ... View more info

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Halifax at War and Wellington at War

By: RAPIER, Brian J.; Bowyer, Chaz

Price: $25.50

Publisher: Promotional Reprint Company: 1995

Stock No.: 77785


Two works in one book, each focusing on an individual RAF bomber. With many b&w photos showing the planes, missions and men who flew them. 'Halifax' edited by Alan Hollingsworth. --- In pictorial hardcovers, with color images of each plane on front and back covers. In jacket with the same color photos. --- A bright, clean, unmarked copy in similar jacket. Dust jacket in removable archival mylar protector. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 256 pages View more info