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A Locomotive Engineer's Album: the Saga of Steam Engines in America.

By: ABDILL, George B.

Price: $3.00

Publisher: New York:, Bonanza, (1965).: 1965

Seller ID: BL3245


Fifth in the Old Railroad Series. 27 cm. 190 pp. Frontis., profusely illus. Black-stamped orange cloth, dust-jacket; jacket edges frayed slightly. Burndy bookplate. Very good. View more info

Iron Horses: American Locomotives, 1829-1900.

By: ALEXANDER, Edwin P.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York:, Bonanza Books, (1941).: 1941

Seller ID: BL2540


4to. 239 pp. Title illus., 97 plates. Quarter yellow cloth with brown cloth sides, brown stamped spine title, dust-jacket; jacket rubbed. Bookplate of the Burndy Library. Very good. View more info

New York's Pennsylvania Stations. With a Photo Essay by Norman McGrath and a Contribution by Marilyn Jordan Taylor.

By: BALLON, Hilary.

Price: $24.00

Publisher: New York and London:, W.W. Norton, (2002).: 2002

Seller ID: BL2564

ISBN: 0393730786


FIRST EDITION. 4to. 223 pp. Color photos and illustrations (including frontis.), index. Green paper boards, gilt-stamped spine title, dust-jacket. Bookplate of the Burndy Library. Fine. ISBN: 0393730786 First Edition. View more info

The Age of Steam, a classic album of American railroading.

By: BEEBE, Lucius; Charles CLEGG.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York:, Promontory Press, (1994).: 1994

Seller ID: BL3111

ISBN: 0883940795


4to. 298, [6] pp. Frontis., profusely illus. Gilt-stamped brown boards, dust jacket. Burndy bookplate. Fine. ISBN: 0883940795 Dust jacket present. View more info

The Reading Railroad- an Early History.

By: BROWN, R. W.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: New York:, The Newcomen Society of England, American Branch, 1946.: 1946

Seller ID: BL3369


23 cm. 36 pp. Frontis., beautiful illustrations of Nicholas Bervinchak. Printed wrappers; slightly stained. Very good. View more info

The Historic Locomotive Pocketbook: From the 'Rocket' to the End of Steam.

By: CASSERLEY, H. C.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: London:, B. T. Batsford, (1960).: 1960

Seller ID: BL2809


15 cm. 255 pp. Illus., index. Pictorial papered boards; spine a tad rubbed. Ink ownership inscription. Generally fine. View more info

A Century of Subways: Celebrating 100 Years of New York's Underground Railways.

By: CUDAHY, Brian J.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York:, Fordham University Press, 2003.: 2003

Seller ID: BL1942

ISBN: 0823222926


FIRST EDITION. 8vo. xii, 388 pp. Photos and illustrations, tables, index. Brown cloth, silver stamped spine title, dust-jacket. Burndy bookplate. Fine. ISBN: 0823222926 First Edition. View more info

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The Track Going Back: A Century of Transcontinental Railroading 1869-1969.

By: DeGOLYER, Everett L., Jr.

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Fort Worth:, Amon Carter Museum, (1979).: 1979

Seller ID: BL1324

ISBN: 0883600072


Second printing. Square 8vo. preface [iv], 103 plates with facing description. Printed wrappers. Burndy bookplate. Near fine. ISBN: 0883600072 View more info

The Story of the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad, 1827-1927. Profusely Illustrated with Maps, Prints, Photographs, etc., etc.

By: HUNGERFORD, Edward.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York and London:, G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1928.: 1928

Seller ID: BL2485


Two vols. FIRST EDITION. 8vo. xii, 372; x, 365 pp. Frontis., plates, index. Navy cloth, gilt-stamped spine title, t.e.g., dust-jacket; jackets worn with pieces missing, top spine cloth torn on both volumes (titles affected). Bookplates of the Burndy Library. Good. A good, utilitarian set in original jackets. First Edition. View more info

Perfecting the American Steam Locomotive.

By: LAMB, J. Parker.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Bloomington and Indianapolis:, Indiana University Press, (2003).: 2003

Seller ID: BL2164

ISBN: 0253342198


FIRST EDITION. Series: Railroads Past and Present. Tall 8vo. xi, 197 pp. Photos and illustrations, tables, index. Quarter tan cloth with brown paper boards, brown stamped spine title, dust-jacket. Burndy bookplate. Fine. ISBN: 0253342198 First Edition. View more info

History of Transportation in the United States before 1860: Prepared under the Direction of Balthasar Henry Meyer.

By: MacGILL, Caroline E., and staff.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: [Forge Village]:, Peter Smith, 1948.: 1948

Seller ID: BL1461


Series: Carnegie Institution of Washington, Publication No. 215C. 8vo. xi, 678 pp. 5 plates (maps), tables, index. Gray cloth, black stamped spine title. Burndy bookplate. Near fine. View more info

The Time of the Trolley.

By: MIDDLETON, William D.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: (Milwaukee):, Kalmbach, (1968).: 1968

Seller ID: BL2174


Second printing. 4to. 435, blank 436 pp. Photos and illustrations (including title), index. Quarter brown cloth with orange cloth sides, gilt-stamped spine title, dust-jacket. Burndy bookplate. Very good. View more info

Railways in the Formative Years 1851-1895. Illustrated by Clifford and Wendy Meadway.

By: NOCK, O. S.

Price: $4.00

Publisher: New York:, Macmillan, (1973).: 1973

Seller ID: BL3319


First American edition. [Series]: Railways of the World in Color. 20 cm. 156 pp. Color illus., bibliography, index. Gilt-stamped maroon cloth, dust-jacket; jacket top edge rubbed with writing on rear flap. Burndy bookplate. Very good+. First Edition. View more info

The golden age of steam.

By: PUDNEY, John.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London:, Hamish Hamilton, (1967).: 1967

Seller ID: BL1412


8vo. 187 pp. Figs. Yellow cloth, black-stamped spine title, dust jacket. Burndy bookplate. Fine. NH13 Dust jacket present. View more info

European Capital, British Iron, and an American Dream: The Story of the Atlantic & Great Western Railroad.

By: REYNOLDS, William.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: (Akron):, University of Akron Press, (2002).: 2002

Seller ID: BL3644


FIRST EDITION. 8vo. xviii, 258 pp. Illus., index. Quarter gilt-stamped black cloth over red boards, dust jacket. Burndy bookplate. Fine. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

When the Railroad Came to Reading!

By: RHOADS, W. W.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: New York:, Newcomen Society of England, 1948.: 1948

Seller ID: BL2765


8vo. 28 pp. Frontis., illus. Printed wrappers. Fine. View more info

George and Robert Stephenson: The Railway Revolution.

By: ROLT, L. T. C.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: (London):, Longmans, (1960).: 1960

Seller ID: BL3537


First edition. 8vo. xviii, 356 pp. Illustrations, index. Gilt-stamped scarlet cloth, dust-jacket; jacket torn. Burndy bookplate. Very good. First Edition. View more info

Delaware & Hudson: The History of an Important Railroad Whose Antecedent Was a Canal Network to Transport Coal.

By: SHAUGHNESSY, Jim.

Price: $17.00

Publisher: Berkeley, CA:, Howell-North Books, (1968).: 1968

Seller ID: BL2321


Third printing. 4to. xii, 476 pp. Color frontis., photos and illustrations, maps, index. Yellow cloth, brown stamped cover emblem and spine title, dust-jacket; jacket worn with tears, inner hinge cracked. Burndy bookplate. Very good. View more info

The Beginnings of the New York Central Railroad: A History.

By: STEVENS, Frank Walker.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York and London:, G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1926.: 1926

Seller ID: BL2259


FIRST EDITION. 8vo. xvi, 408 pp. Frontis., plates, illustrations, index. Navy cloth, gilt-stamped cover and spine titles, t.e.g.; inner hinge cracked, half-title and frontis. loose, p. xv/xvi detached, some foxing. Burndy bookplate. Former library copy with the usual markings and defects. AS IS. First Edition. View more info

A simple history of the steam engine.

By: STORER, J. D.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London:, J. Baker, 1969.: 1969

Seller ID: BL1674


8vo. 196 pp 44 illus., 68 figs., index; tape stains on pastedowns. Red cloth, gilt-stamped spine title, dust jacket. Exlib stamps, Burndy bookplate. Very good. ISBN: 212983563 Dust jacket present. View more info