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21 ATHEARN, Robert G. Yale Western Americana Series, 2 Rebel of the Rockies : A History of the Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad. First edition in dustjacket
Yale University Press, New Haven and London, 1962, 
ATHEARN, Robert G. Rebel of the Rockies : A History of the Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad. New Haven and London : Yale University Press, 1962.First Edition. Pp (8),[vii]-xiv,(2),[1]-395,(3). Illustrated. Maps. Index. Large 8vo, illustrated grey cloth, gilt lettering on black panel to spine. "Nowhere better than in the history of its railroad is the growth of the O ld West revealed, and for Colorado the development of the Denver and Rio Grande Western epitomizes the changes that took place between 1870 and the present. Mr. Athearn's intimate knowledge of the West has enabled him to write a gripping account of the famous narrow-gauge Denver and Rio Grande as itinched its way south, clashed with the Santa Fe, then turned west into the Rockies." (from the dj). ADDITIONAL SHIPPING CHARGES WILL RE REQUIRED FOR ORDERS OUTSIDE CANADA DUE TO ITS WEIGHT. Very good in rubbed and nicked, price-clipped dustjacket. 40.00

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22 ATTLEE, Clement) Acadiensis 13:2 NEARY, Peter MURPHY, Terrence Clement Attlee's Visit to Newfoundland. A document/article in Acadiensis : Journal of the History of the Atlantic Region, Vol.13, No.2.
(ATTLEE, Clement). NEARY, Peter. "Clement Attlee's Visit to Newfoundland, September 1942." A document/article in Acadiensis : Journal of the History of the Atlantic Region, Vol.13, No.2. Spring/Printemps 1984. Pp 101-109. Charles Allain, et. al.'s review article "David Alexander's Vision of Canada" (pp.115-121). Also MUN scholar Terrence Murphy's "The Emergence of MaritimeCatholicism, 1781-1830" (pp.29-49). Also: W.D. Hamilton's "Indian Lands in New Brunswick: The Case of the Little South West Reserve" (pp.3-28); Terre nce Murphy's "The Emergence of Maritime Catholicism, 1781-1830" (pp.29-49, much on James Jones, Edmund Burke, Angus MacEachern, &c); M. Brook Taylor's"Thomas Chandler Haliburton as a Historian" (pp.50-68); Dean Jobb's "The P olitics of the New Brunswick and Prince Edward Railway, 1872-1886" (pp.69-90); Nanciellen Davis' research note "'Patriarchy from the Grave': Family Relations in 19th Century New Brunswick Wills"; and A.J.B. Johnston's brief communication "Commemorating Louisbourg, c.1767". Very good. 10.00

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23 ATWOOD, Mae. TRAILL, Walter J.S. Dawn Across Canada : From Oxcart to Railway in Ten Years.
Morriss Publishing, Victoria, B.C., 1986, ISBN:0919202698 
ATWOOD, Mae. Dawn Across Canada : From Oxcart to Railway in Ten Years. Victoria, B.C.: Morriss Publishing, 1986. Pp [1]-216,+ 8 pp plates. Maps. Index. 8vo, illustrated brown card covers. A biography of Walter J.S. Traill (1847-1932), a fur trader for the Hudson's Bay Company and youngest son of Catherine Parr Traill. Contents : 1. The first carload of wheat. 2. Steamer Selkirk. 3. Robert Campbell. 4. Steamer Dakota. 5. Buying flour. 6. Spring 1873. 7. Red Lake Post. 8. Floods. 9. A sprained ankle. 10. Men who built theCPR. 11. Toronto and New York. Very good. 15.00

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24 BAEDEKER, Karl HARVEY, Moses BOURINOT, J.G. DAWSON, George M. Dominion of Canada. 2nd ed. Worn
BAEDEKER, Karl. The Dominion of Canada, with Newfoundland and an Excursion to Alaska. Handbook for Travellers. With 10 Maps and 7 Plans. Second Revised Edition. Leipsic : Karl Baedeker, Publisher / L.: Dulau and Co./ N.Y.: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1900. Pp (4), [v]-lxii, 1-268. Small 8vo, red cloth,marbled edges. O'Dea 1115a (for 1894 ed.). Route 21. Newfoundland, By the Rev. Moses Harvey, ll.d, f.r.s.c., Author of Newfoundland, The Oldest British Colony. Pp 103-121. Route 22. St. Pierre and Miquelon (pp.121-122). 7. From Boston to the Maritime Provinces by Sea; 10. From Montreal to St.John; 16. From Quebec Levis to St.John and Halifax by Railway; 17. Halifax; 18. From Halifax to Bridgewater and Yarmouth; 19. From Halifax to Sydney. Cape Breton. Bras d'Or Lakes. Louisbourg; 20. Prince Edward Island (pp.98-103); 23. From Halifax to St.John; 24. From Digby to Yarmouth; 25. St.John; 26. From St.John to Fredericton [by river and railway]; 27. From Fredericton to Woodstock; 28. From Woodstock to Grand Falls and Edmunston; 29. From St.Johnto St.Stephen and St.Andrews; 30. Campo Bello and Grand Manan; 31. From St .John to Bangor and Portland. par With coloured plans of Halifax and St.John. Coloured fldg maps include: The Maritime Provinces; General Map of British North America; Railway Map of Southern Canada. par As well as Baedeker's usual sort of introductory chapters are the following : Sir J.G.Bourinot's "The Constitution of Canada" (pp.xxvi-xxxiii); George M. Dawson's "Geographical and Geological Sketch, with notes on Minerals, Climate, Immigration,and Native Races" (pp.xxxiv-xlix); W.H.Fuller and E.T.D.Chambers' "Sports and Pastimes" (pp.xlix-lx). With an index. Badly stained covers, lacking ffep, first signature lose, a poor copy. As is. 60.00

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25 BAGGS, Bill All Aboard! First Edition, Signed
BAGGS, Bill. All Aboard! n.p., [ca. 1990?]. Pp. (2),iii-vii,(1),1-110. Illustrated with over 100 b&w photos. 8vo, photo-illustrated cardcovers,no lettering on spine. Of railroad interest. Contents: The Reid Newfoundla nd Company; St. John's Subdivision, Newfoundland Railway and CNR; Lewisporte Branch, Carbonear and Argentia, St. John's Subdivision; Bonavista Subdivision; Bishop's Falls Subdivision; Clarenville Subdivision, Bridge; Old Seniority List; Harold Butler and John Wall; Closing of the Railway and My Book; From the Employees. Faint stain to pages 68-69, else very good. Signed "Best Wishes, Bill Baggs" 40.00

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26 BAIRD, Ian. Historic Guide to the E & N Railway. Including notes on The Canadian National Railway System
Heritage Architectural Guides in association with the Friends of the E & R, Victoria, B.C., 1985, 
BAIRD, Ian. A Historic Guide to the E & N Railway. Including notes on The Canadian National Railway System. Victoria, B.C.: Heritage Architectural Guides in association with the Friends of the E & R, 1985. Pp [1]-28. Illustrated. Index. Double Column. Large 8vo, illustrated stapled card covers. A photographic history of Vancouver Island's E & R Railway. Very good. 15.00

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27 BAKER, George Pierce Formation of the New England Railroad Systems : A Study of Railroad Combination in the Nineteenth Century. 2nd pr.
Harvard University Press, Cambridge, MA, 1949, 
BAKER, George Pierce. The Formation of the New England Railroad Systems : AStudy of Railroad Combination in the Nineteenth Century . Cambridge, MA: H arvard University Press, 1949. Second Printing (originally published in 1937, and reprinted by offset from the first edition). Pp. [i]-xxxi,(1),[1]-283,(1). Illustrated with maps and charts. 8vo, maroon cloth with gilt lettering to spine. "This study in the subject of transportation endeavors to setforth when, how, and why railroad combination took place in New England du ring the nineteenth century. in writing it I have had thre purposes: to organize and present a chronicle of events of economic and historical interestto form a historical background for the consideration of present-day probl ems of railroad combinations in New England; and to present material which may lead to further knowledge of the forces behind the economic institutionof railroad combination." - from the foreword. Contents; 1. The Boston & A lbany System; 2. The Old Colony System; 3. The New York & New England System; 4. The New York, New Haven & Hartford Systerm (with a Note on the Central New England Railway); 5. The Boston & Lowell System; 6. The Concord System (with a Note on the Northern Railroad, and a Note on the Boston, Concord & Montreal Railroad); 7. The Boston & Maine System; 8. The Fitchburg System; 9. The Maine Central System; 10. The Systems in Vermont: The Central Vermont and the Rutland Railroads (witha Note on the Other Vermont Railroads). With conclusion and biographical information. Vg. A nice, clean, tight copy. 170.00

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28 BECK, Keith M West Midland Lines of the GWR. First Edition in dustjacket
Ian Allan Ltd, London, 1983, ISBN:0711012113 
BECK, Keith M. The West Midland Lines of the GWR. London : Ian Allan Ltd, (91983). First Edition. Pp (6),7-[112]/ Illustrated. Map. Double Column. Large 8vo, black cloth, gilt lettering to spine. "Alone among the Great Western Railway's Service Time Tables, No 15 not only listed the principal stations in this case Oxford, Worcester and Wolverhampton but also bore the title "West Midland Section'. Both descriptions harkened back to the original companies of the area, the West Midland Railway and one of its constituent elements, the Oxford, Worcester and Wolverhampton. The West Midland Section has no great claim to fame, though it did link three cathedral cities (afact which British Railways belatedly recognised some years after the demi se or the GWR). Its train services were neither prolific nor generally veryfast; while many of its less-important lines were a last refuge for aged e ngines and cararaiages. But like most branch lines, those of the West Midlands and the Welch Marches were a fascinating repository of local tradition and life and, 80 years it had been absorbed into the GWR and after that mighty giant had itself been swalowed up into British Railways, the old West Midland still survived albeit only as a section of the Western Region. In West Midland Lines of the GWR Keith Beck covers both this history and the workings of the West Midland in a detail that will fascinate and inform the reader." (from the dj). Contents : Introduction. 1. The 'Old Worse and Worse' the Oxford, Worcester & Wolverhampton Railway. 2. 'Rails to Hereford'.3. The West Midland Railway and the West Midland Section. 4. West Midland Locomotives. 5. Paddington to Worcester, Wolverhampton ana Hereford. 6. 'All stations to Worcester' local services on the main lines. 7. 'West to North' and 'North to West'. 8. Branches in Oxfordshire and Worcestershire ('Cotswold Country'). 9. Severn Valley and Welsh Marches. Appendices: A. West Midland Engine Sheds. B. Avocation of Locomotives. 1938 and 1947. Name ticket, else very good in unclipped dustjacket. 25.00

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29 BEER, Donald R. MacNAB, Alan Napier, Sir Sir Alan Napier MacNab.
Dictionary of Hamilton Biography, Hamilton, Ontario, 1984, ISBN:096102313 
BEER, Donald R. Sir Alan Napier MacNab. Hamilton, Ontario : Dictionary of Hamilton Biography, (1984). Pp [i]-xii,[1]-491,(1),+ 48 pp plates. Endpaper Maps. Index. 8vo, red cloth, gilt lettering to front board and spine. Contents : 1. Uncertain Beginning, 1798-1826. 2. The Making of a Magnate, 1826-32. 3. Economic Expansion and Political Retreat, 1832-4. 4. Emphasis on Moderation, 1834-5. 5. Sir Francis Bond Head, 1836. 6. Toryism Triumphant, 1836-7. 7. The Rebellion of 1837. 8. The Shadow of the Rebellion, 1838-41. 9. Transition, 1842-7. 10. The Great Western Railway, 1845-7. 11. Crisis, 1848-9 . 12. Railways and Politics, 1849-53. 13. The Great Western Crisis, 1853-4. 14. Premier, 1854-5. 15. Fall, 1855-6. 16. Uncertain Ending, 1856-62. Epilogue. Appendices : A. 'A Counsel in the Common Pleas'. B. Sir Allan and the Laird of MacNab. C. MacNab and the Liquor Question. D. Family Tree . ADDITIONAL SHIPPING CHARGES WILL APPLY DUE TO ITS WEIGHT. Circular blindstamp,short penned note to rear endpaper, else very good in dustjacket. 25.00

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30 BEHLING, Burton N. Review of Railroad Operations in 1967
Bureau of Railway Economics, 1967, 
BEHLING, Burton N. A Review of Railroad Operations in 1967 . []: (Bureau of Railway Economics, 1967). Pp. [1]-64.. Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated stapled blue card covers. Vg. 15.00

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31 BEHLING, Burton N. Bureau of Railway Economics Special Series number 100 Review of Railroad Operations in 1965
Bureau of Railway Economics, 1965, 
BEHLING, Burton N. A Review of Railroad Operations in 1965 . []: (Bureau of Railway Economics, 1965). Pp. [1]-56. Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated stapled brown card covers. Bureau of Railway Economics Special Series number100. Vg. 15.00

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32 BELLAMY, Joyce M. Trade and Shipping of Nineteenth-Century Hull. Second Printing.
East Yorkshire Local History Society, York, 1979, ISBN:900349271 
BELLAMY, Joyce M. The Trade and Shipping of Nineteenth-Century Hull. (York): East Yorkshire Local History Society, 1979. Second Printing. Pp [1]-72. 8vo, illustrated white stapled card covers. East Yorkshire Local History Series: No. 27. Contents : Introduction. I. 1800-15: Hull during the Napoleonic Wars. II. 1816-40: The Pre-Railway Era. Ill. 1841-74: Inter-Port Competition. IV. 1875-1900: Developments in Dock and Railway Facilities and Widening of the Port's Trading Activities. V. 1800-1900: The Mercantile Community. Conclusion. Appendices: Tables I-V and Diagram I. Very good. 15.00

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33 BELLAN, Ruben C. Development of Winnipeg as a Metropolitan Centre
UMI Dissertation Services, Ann Arbor, Michigan, 1996, 
BELLAN, Ruben C. The Development of Winnipeg as a Metropolitan Centre. Submitted in partial fulfillment of the requrements for the degree of Doctor ofPhilosophy, in the Faculty of Political Science, of Columbia University, 1 958. (Ann Arbor, Michigan : UMI Dissertation Services, 1996). Pp (6),ii-x,(3 maps),[1]-511 leaves, printed one side only. 8vo, blue cloth, white lettering to spine. Contents : 1. Origin of the City. 2. The Coming of the Canadian Pacific Railway. 3. The Real Estate Boom of 1881-82 and Aftermath. 4. The Founding of a Metropolitan Economy, 1886-95. 5. Rapid Expansion, 1896-1906. 6. Financial Stringency, 1907-08. 7. The Building Boom, 1909-12. 8. Recession, 1913-14. 9. The World War Period, 1914-20. 10. Post-War Depression,1921-24. 11. The Prosperous Twenties, 1925-29. 12. The Onset of the Depres sion, 1929-33. 13. Progress Toward Recovery, 1933-39. 14. Summary and Conclusion. Appendices. Very good. 80.00

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34 BENNETT, Carol, and D.W. McCUAIG. In Search of the K & P : The Story of the Kingston & Pembroke Railway.
Juniper Books Limited, Renfrew, Ontario, 1992, ISBN:0919137040 
BENNETT, Carol, and D.W. McCUAIG. In Search of the K & P : The Story of theKingston & Pembroke Railway. (Renfrew, Ontario : Juniper Books Limited, 19 92). Tenth Printing. Pp [1]-123,(1). Illustrated. Map. Double Column. 4to, illustrated red card covers, lettered in white. "The entrepreneurs who promoted and built the Kingston & Pembroke Railway hoped for handsome profits from the railway, the mines and the lumber mills in the backwoods of EasternOntario. The people who lived beside the line, who affectionately called i t the Kick & Push, found that it opened up a wider world for them and they adopted the K & P as their own." (from the back cover). Very good. 15.00

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35 BERCUSON, David, and J.L. GRANATSTEIN (eds.). EAGLE, John A. PIERSON, Ruth Roach ANKLI, Robert E. Canadian Historical Review. Volume 62, No. 1, March 1981
University of Toronto Press, Toronto , 1981, 
BERCUSON, David, and J.L. GRANATSTEIN (eds.). The Canadian Historical Review. Volume LXII, No. 1, March 1981. Toronto : University of Toronto Press, 1981. Pp (2),[1]-140,(2). 8vo, blue and white card covers. Contents : The Public Archives of Canada and the Historical Profession (by David J. Bercusonand J.L. Granatstein); Monopoly or Competition: the Nationalization of the Grand Trunk Railway (by John A. Eagle); The Double Bind of the Double Stan dard: VD Control and the CWAC in World War II (by Ruth Roach Pierson); A Note on Canadian GNP Estimates, 1900-25 (by Robert E. Ankli); plus book reviews and regular features. Ruibbed, tear to foot of spine, else very good. For the issue 15.00

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36 BERTON, Pierre. Drifting Home. First Edition in dustjacket, signed.
Alfred A Knopf, New York, 1974, ISBN:0394490819 
BERTON, Pierre. Drifting Home. New York : Alfred A Knopf, 1974. First US edition. Pp 174, [24] pp plates. 8vo, brown cloth, gilt lettering to front cover and spine. Toy 1307, Cassell 143 : "Author and family raft the Yukon River retracing his father's footsteps from the gold rush times". Dust jacketadds: "By raft down the Yukon, with his wife and six children, the author of The Impossible Railway retraces the great wilderness route of the 1898 goldrush to the ghost town of Dawson that was his own childhood home." Very good in unclipped dustjacket. Signed, inscribed and dated by Berton on the half-title leaf. 30.00

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37 BILLINGTON, David P. Tower and the Bridge : The New Art of Structural Engineering.
Basic Books, New York, 1983, ISBN:0465086772 
BILLINGTON, David P. The Tower and the Bridge : The New Art of Structural Engineering. New York : Basic Books, Inc., Publishers, (1983). First Printing. Pp (2),[i]-xx,[1]-306,(8). Illustrated. Index. 8vo, reddish-brown cloth,black lettering to spine. Contents : 1. A New Tradition: Art in Engineerin g. Part I - The Age of Iron. 2. Thomas Telford and the New Art Form. 3. Brunei, Stephenson, and Railway Forms. 4. Gustave Eiffel and the Crescent Bridge. 5. John Roebling and the Suspension Bridge. 6. The Bridge and the Tower. Part II - The New Age of Steel and Concrete. 7. Jenney, Root, and the First Chicago School. 6. Big Steel Bridges from Eads to Ammann. 9. Robert Maillart and New Forms in Reinforced Concrete. 10. Roof Vaults and National Styles. 11. The Directing Idea of Eugene Freyssinet. 12. Discipline and Play: New Vaults in Concrete. 13. New Towers, New Bridges. Epilogue: The Idea of Structure as Art. Very good in unclipped dustjacket. 35.00

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38 BLAINE, Wm. E. Ride Through the Garden of Canada : A Short History of the Hamilton, Grimsby & Beamsville Electric Railway Company, 1894-1931. signed.
The author, Grimsby, ON, 1967, 
BLAINE, Wm. E. "Ride Through the Garden of Canada" : A Short History of theHamilton, Grimsby & Beamsville Electric Railway Company, 1894-1931 . Grims by, ON: Wm. E. Blaine, 1967. Pp. (4),1-26,(2), + 44 p. of black and white illustrations at rear and and 1 small facsimile ephemera piece in pouch verso front cover. Illustrated. 8vo, printed pale green card covers with dark green comb-bound spine. Vg. Signed without inscription by Blaine on the title page. 40.00

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39 BLISS, Michael Plague : A Story of Smallpox in Montreal. First Edition in dustjacket
HarperCollins , Toronto, 1991, ISBN:0002156938 
BLISS, Michael. Plague : A Story of Smallpox in Montreal. (Toronto) : HarperCollins, (1991). First Edition. Pp (6),7-304, + 16-pages central section of b&w photos. 8vo, red cloth spine, light brown boards, gilt lettering to spine. Roland & Bernier, Secondary Sources in the History of Canadian Medicine: A Bibliography, Volume 2, pp.47 & 154. "In January 1885 the people of Montreal celebrated one of the great winter carnivals of the 19th century. Afew weeks later a railway porter arrived in the city suffering from smallp ox. The mishandling of his case sparked a "carnival of death" in the city, a horrifying smallpox epidemic that killed 3,000 Montrealers in less than four months. Every single death could have been prevented by vaccination. InPlague: A Story of Smallpox in Montreal, historian Michael Bliss has uncov ered one of the most remarkable untold stories in Canadian history. From wonderfully rich sources, he has crafted a "non-fiction novel," recreating Montreal and the holocaust of smallpox in vivid detail. The cast of characters includes quack doctors, French-Canadian strongmen, black-robed priests, crusading journalists, Louis Riel, and the members of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. The epidemic in Montreal turned French against English, Protestantagainst Catholic, and the rich against the poor. Troops had to be called o ut to guard smallpox hospitals against anti-vaccination rioters. The whole city of Montreal was quarantined by the rest of North America as a charnel-house of disease and death. This was the last smallpox epidemic to devastate a city in the Western world .Michael Bliss has written a stark history oflife and death, and the Quest for salvation and immortality. Plague is a t hriller, a horror story, possibly a parable about the epidemic diseases of our time, and a Canadian contribution to the world's literature about pestilence and the human condition.'" - from the dj. Very good in spine sunned, lightly worn but unclipped dustjacket. 22.00

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40 Board of Transport Commissioners for Canada Concordance of the Railway Act, R.S.C. 1952, c. 234
Canada Law Book Company Limited, Toronto, 1954, 
Board of Transport Commissioners for Canada. Concordance of the Railway Act, R.S.C. 1952, c. 234: containing a History of the Railway Act, a Table of Parallel Secontions and an expanded Analytical Index to the Railway Act andalso the Transport Act, the Maritime Freight Rates Act, the Pipe Lines Act , and the Rules of Practice of the Board of Transport Commissioners for Canada . Compiled by The Legal Staff of the Board of Transport Commissioners of Canada. Toronto: Canada Law Book Company, Limited, 1954. Pp. (6),[1]-207,(1),(54 of various paginations),i-lxx,(4). 8vo, blue cloth with gilt lettering and borders to front, blank spine. Minor corner bumping, else vg. 125.00

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