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Transportation, Inc. Automobiles, Trains & Ships

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Official Rules and Regulations of the California Western Railroad and Navigation Co., Anonymous
Official Rules and Regulations of the California Western Railroad and Navigation Co.
Anonymous
50.00 USD

Langley Memoir on Mechanical Flight, Part 1 1887 to 1896; Part II 1897 to 1903, Langley, Samuel Pierpont and Charles M. Manly
Langley Memoir on Mechanical Flight, Part 1 1887 to 1896; Part II 1897 to 1903
Langley, Samuel Pierpont and Charles M. Manly
375.00 USD

 

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1 A Chronicle of the Automotive Industry in America. Revised Edition 1893-1946. A Salute to the Automotive Industry Golden Jubilee.
Cleveland Ohio Eaton Manufacturing Co. 1946 Soft cover Very Good Book 
Original gold wrapper with black lettering on front cover. 9 X 12 inches. 82 pages which include 5 pages of a list of automobiles and trucks and 4 pages of nameplates of cars, many of which are no longer in existence. This beautiful copy explains about the history of automobiles, starting in 1893. Black and white photographs on nearly every page of classic automobiles, locomobiles and steam cars. Many of the truck shows are military. Corners are slightly bent. Pages are very clean and complete. Binding is tight. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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2 Alaska Sea-Voyage Vacations: Yacht Party Cruises Northland Transportation Company (cover title)
Portland, Oregon General Steamship Corporation 1st Edition No Binding Fine Ephemera 
No date but circa 1938. One sheet, 13 1/2 x 12 inches, folded to make eight two sided panels. Photo illustrated, with information on the cruises (itineraries, fares, places to visit, maps, etc.).Printed attractively in black, orange and blue. The company's ships were the Northland, and the North Sea. 
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3 Bond Certificate for the Choctaw, Oklahoma and Gulf Railroad Company
Philadelphia American Bank Note Company 1902 No Binding Collectible-Very Good Book 
Dimensions 10 x 14 inches. $1000 Consolidated Mortgage Five Per Cent Gold Bond. Black ink, vignette of two Native Americans sitting on a hill, one looking at a group of settlers with a covered wagon on the left, and one looking at a train on the right. Decorative border. Fold line at top, minor discoloration lower right corner. Includes all 99 coupons. No. 5852, not issued, no stamps or signatures. The Choctaw, Oklahoma and Gulf Railroad Company (AKA "Choctaw Route") completed its main line from West Memphis, Arkansas to Western Oklahoma in 1900, then extended into Texas in 1902. It came under the control of the Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Railroad ("Rock Island Line"' in 1902, and formally merged in 1948. 
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4 Bond Certificate for the New Haven, Middletown and Willimantic Railroad Company
New York Maverick, Stephan & Co. No Binding Collectible-Very Good Book 
Dimensions 13 x 9 inches. Five Year $50 Seven Per Cent Bond. Black and green ink, vignette of a train rolling past a river, decorative border. Minor chipping at top edge. Not issued, no number, stamps, signatures or coupons. Begun in 1867 by Connecticut entrepreneur David Lyman, the New Haven, Middletown and Willimantic Railroad Company began service from New Haven to Middletown in 1870, built a drawbridge across the Connecticut River at Middletown, and reached Willimatic in 1873. Unfortunately, the construction was much more expensive than anticipated. The company was unable to pay the interest on their bonds, went into bankruptcy, and was taken over by the Boston and New York Air Line Railroad in 1875. 
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5 Bond Certificate for the Old Colony Steamboat Company
New York and Boston American Bank Note Company 1889 No Binding Collectible-Very Good Book 
Dimensions 13 x 9 inches. Ten Year 4 1/2 Per Cent Bond. Black ink, vignette of a two steamboats on the ocean, decorative border. Embossed stamp, fold lines. No. 16 for $10,000. Issued to Lee Higginson & Co. on November 1, 1889. Signatures obscured by ink strike lines, "Frederick L Ames, N. Thayer, Charles Choate and John M. Washburn". Purple "Canceled" stamp across center. Transferred to Kuyvet W. Sears of Nahant, Massachusetts, on November 9, 1889. The Old Colony Steamboat Company was chartered in 1874 and provided steamboat service from Narragansett Bay, Rhode Island, to New York City. It was controlled by the Old Colony Railroad, but was sold to the New England Navigation Company in 1905. Lee Higginson & Co. was a prominent Boston based investment bank from the 1840s until 1932, when it collapsed in the Swedish Match scandal. 
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6 Bond Certificate for the Wilmington and Northern Railroad Company
American Bank Note Company 1887 No Binding Collectible-Very Good Book 
Dimensions 13 1/2 x 9 1/2 inches. $500 Five Per Cent Bond. Black and green ink, vignette of a train rolling past a herd of cows lounging by some trees, another circular vignette of steam locomotive in station at bottom. Decorative border. Fold line, three punch holes. No. 1398, unissued, no stamps, signatures or coupons. Originally the Berks and Chester Railroad (inc. 1864), the company was reorganized as the Wilmington and Northern Railroad in 1876. It ran from Wilmington, Delaware, to Birdsboro, Pennsylvania, where it joined the Reading Railroad's main line. In 1895, it was completely taken over by the Reading Company. 
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7 California, Issued by the Union Pacific System
Omaha, Nebraska General Passenger Agent, Union Pacific System 1927 1st Edition Soft cover Very Good Book 
Original brown wrappers, with embossed lettering, Union Pacific seal,and border. Light bumping at foredges. Issued for the train-traveller visitor. Color and black and white photos. Descriptions of activities and places to visit. Color maps of Los Angeles and Vicinity, San Francisco and Vicinity, Yosemite National Park, Sequoia and General Grant National Park, California and Nevada, Routes from Chicago to Points in California. 7 x 10 inches. 48 pages, complete. 
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8 Cnnadian National Alaska and Pacific Coast Cruises: Vancouver-Sitka-Skagway, 11 days; Vancouver-Skagway Direct 9 days; Vancouver-Portland Canal-Stewart-Anyox-South Alaska, 5 days.
Canadian National 1936 1st Edition No Binding Fine Ephemera 
One sheet, 18 1/2 x 32 1/2 inches, folded to make 16 double sided panels. Attractively printed in black, orange, green and purple. Front side is information and photos of the cruises; back side, large attractive maps of the upper west coast of America and an inset of Alaska. The ships of the company were the Prince Robert and Prince George. 
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9 Ford Service: Detailed Instructions for Servicing Ford Cars
Detroit, Michigan Ford Motor Company 1926 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Book 
Original publisher's light blue cloth. Detailed instructions for the professional automobile mechanic. Photo illustrated. 6 x 9 inches. 300 pages, including index. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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10 Foster Marine Boilers.: Including Data From Tests and Helpful Suffestions for Installing and Operating. Catalog No. 51
New York A. Eugene-Michel Advertising Engineers 1920 Soft cover Very Good Book 
Original brown wrapper with black lettering on front cover. 8 X 10 1/2 inches. 64 pages. Black and white photographs with black and white diagrams and charts accompany the descriptions of product featured. 2 rubber stamp marks that read "Foster Wheeler Corp, 805 Balboa Building, San Francisco". 1 is on front cover, the second is on title page. Also on front cover written in black ink is " Dr. 20" * Env. 70". Written in red pencil on front cover reads "Office Copy, U.S. Engineer Office, Pacific Division". Pages are clean and complete and binding is tight. 
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11 Hand Book of Gasoline Automobiles for The Information of The Public Who Are Interested in Their Manufacture and Use. 1911
New York Association of Licensed Automobile Manufactures 1911 Hardcover Very Good Book 
Original green more modern cloth with gilt lettering on spine. 5 1/4 X 7 1/4 inches. 274 pages. Black and white illustrations with 83 automobiles from the early 1900's. Some automobiles illustrated are Studebaker, Winton Motor Carriage, Pierce-Arrow, Hotchkiss Import and Buick. With every car listed is a list of specifications. Light scuffing on front cover. Corners slightly bumped. First several pages are slightly wrinkled, however text and illustrations are still fully intact. Pages are clean and complete, binding is tight. 
Price: 250.00 USD
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12 Hot or Cold the Insulated Garage Gives the Best Protection for your Car
So. Windham, Me. L.C. Andrew, Lumber and Building Materials 1929 1st Edition No Binding Fine Ephemera 
Oner sheet folded to make four pages. Attractively printed in orange, green and black. Consists of: Cover title with illustration of automobile in a garage, two pages of information on insulating a garage with "Weatherwood," back cover "Comparison Chart" giving advantages of using the product. 3 1/4 x 6 inches. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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13 Instruction Books Care and Operation of Mack Model AC Trucks (cover title)
New York Mack Trucks, Inc. Soft cover Very Good Book 
Original gray wrapper printed in yellow and black. No date, but circa 1919 (?). Frontispiece photo of "Mack Model AC GTruck, 3 1/2-5, 5 1/2-7 and 7 1/2 Ton Capacities." From the introduction: "The contents of this book are offered to assist you in the careful maintenance of you Mack equipment and to make possible an uninterrupted high standard of service, under an climatic condition." Illustrated with drawing, charts, etc. (one folding). 32 pages, complete. 
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14 Kimball-Upson Co. Automotive Equipment, Catalogue No. 35
R.R. Donnelley & Sons Co 1927 Soft cover Very Good Book 
Original blue wrapper with black lettering on front cover and spine. 7 1/2 X 10 3/4 inches. 198 pages. Black and white illustration with descriptions Kimball-Upson Co. manufactures for classic automobiles.Several grease stains on the back two pages, however text is not affected. Front and back covers are bent, but still fully intact. A 2 inch tare on upper back cover. Rust stains on back cover. Covering over binding is starting to tare, however binding is tight. Pages are clean and complete. 
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15 List Of Parts And Code For Commercial Utility Trucks
Clintonville, Wis. The Four Wheel Drive Auto Co. Soft cover Fine Book 
Original green wrapper with black lettering on front cover. 6 1/4 X 9 1/4 inches. 71 pages. Copy contains numerous black and white illustrations and list of parts from axle parts, motor parts, transmission parts, frame parts, and more. Some pages are lightly soiled. Copy also has 22 pages with illustrations and list of parts for a 6-SRS Engine Parts. Binding is tight. 
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16 Napa Mechanics' Repair Manual For Chevrolet. Volume 1
Oakland, Ca La Due Technical Institute 1936 Soft cover Fine Book 
Original tan and black wrapper with tan and black lettering on front cover. 8 X 11 inches. 48 pages. Copy contains 85 black and white illustrations. Copy contains information on engine, ignition and electrical system, carburetors and fuel pumps, clutch, transmission, universal joints and propeller shaft, rear axle, front axle and steering gear and brakes. Copy has three holes punch along spine. Both covers are soiled. A previous owner lightly wrote on the front cover. Pages are clean and complete. Binding is tight. 
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17 Original Stereocard Photograph. "No. 12640. The Harbor, Key West
Littleton, N. H. B. W. Kilburn 1898 No Binding Very Good Book 
Original stereocard photograph. 7 X 3 1/2, photograph measures 6 X 3 inches. Photograph shows 2 boats in Key West. Copy is clean. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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18 Rand, McNally Official 1923 Auto Trails Map, District Number 11: North Dakota, South Dakota, Nor. Nebraska, E. Montana, E. Wyoming, W. Minnesota
Chicago. Rand, McNally Company 1923 1st Edition No Binding Very Good Ephemera 
Printed on white paper with blue ink. 34 x 26 inches. Folded (with no splitting at folds. No staining or soiling. Illustrated with panel of highway signs across top. Quite detailed. 
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19 Regulations for Standard Motor Vehicle Operations, American Expeditionary Forces, October 1918
A.G. Printing Plant 1918 1st Edition Soft cover Fine Book 
Original stapled wrapper. Consists of: 1. Road Procedure for all Motor Vehicles Travelling Alone or In Convoy. 2. Convoy Rules. 3. Regulations for Depot Transport Companies. 4. Useful Information (Transporting ammunitions, French roads, Passes, Weight that can be carried by trucks). 5 x 8 inches. 46 pages. 
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20 Repair Charges. Labor And Parts For Ford Cars and Trucks V-8 and 4 Cylinder
Dearborn, Michigan Ford Motor Company 1933 Soft cover Fine Book 
Original red wrapper with black lettering on front cover. 8 1/2 X 10 3/4 inches. 40 pages. Copy contains pricing on maintenance, wheels, brakes, front axle, steering gear, rear axle and universals, frame, sprints, engine, transmission and clutch, cooling system, fuel system, electrical system, fenders and shields, equipment and bodies. Copy has three holes punched along spine. Both covers are soiled. Front cover has a small rubbed spot (closed). Pages are clean and complete. Binding is tight. 
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