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Birth of the Royal Air Force : The Early History and Experiences of the Flying Services. First Edition in dustjacket

By: CHAMIER, J. A.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Sir Isaac Pitman & Sons, Ltd., London, 1943,:

Seller ID: 115765


CHAMIER, J. A., Air Commodore. The Birth of the Royal Air Force : The EarlyHistory and Experiences of the Flying Services. London : Sir Isaac Pitman & Sons, Ltd., 1943. First Edition. Pp (4),v-viii,1-199,(1), frontispiece. Text Illustrations. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to front board & spine. "About 1935 I began to re-read the official history of the R.A.F. in six volumes. It was then impressed upon me that the story of the development of the R.A.F. had not been told in a form other than that suitable for serious students of war and that there was room for a history which traced the d... View more info

Blacks in Deep Snow : Black Pioneers in Canada. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: THOMSON, Colin A.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: J.M. Dent & Sons (Canada) Limited, Don Mills, 1979,:

Seller ID: 8975


THOMSON, Colin A. Blacks in Deep Snow : Black Pioneers in Canada. (Don Mills) : J.M. Dent & Sons (Canada) Limited, (1979). First Printing. Pp (10),11-112,+ 8 pp.photos. 8vo, white cloth with black lettering to spine. Jacket design by Andrea Gallagher. A number of historical references are made to blacks in Nova Scotia and New Brunswick in the Chronology of Blacks in Canadaat the rear. "Black slavery arrived in what is not Canada shortly after it was brought to North America. For two hundred years black Canadian slaves were bought and sold at public auctions, whipped publicly, and, in some ... View more info

Blomidon Rose : The Story of the Blomidon Countryside, Its People, History and Way of Life. First Edition in dustjacket, Signed,

By: WRIGHT, Esther Clark Beals, Helen D.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Ryerson Press, Toronto:, 1957,:

Seller ID: 109822


WRIGHT, Esther Clark. Blomidon Rose. Illustrated by Helen D. Beals. Toronto: The Ryerson Press, (August 1957). First Printing. Pp (6),vii-viii,1-206, (2). 8vo, red cloth. "The story of a love [...] for the Blomidon countryside [Kings County, Nova Scotia], for its people, for its colours, for its history, for its way of life. it is an attempt -- by describing the coutnry, by telling of a few of the many interesting people who have lived there, by recalling something of the background, by narrating incidents grave and gay-- to make others realize what a delightful place is Blomidon's territo... View more info

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Blomidon Rose : The Story of the Blomidon Countryside, Its People, History and Way ofLlife. First Edition in dustjacket

By: WRIGHT, Esther Clark

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Ryerson Press, Toronto, 1957,: 1957

Seller ID: 3061


WRIGHT, Esther Clark. Blomidon Rose. [dj adds: "The story of the Blomidon countryside, its people, history and way of life..."].Illustrated by Helen D. Beals. Toronto : The Ryerson Press, (August 1957). First Edition. Pp (6),vii-viii,1-206,(2). 8vo, red-orange cloth, black lettering to spine. Watters p.751, Laugher p.614. "The story of a love [...] for the Blomidon countryside [Kings County, Nova Scotia], for its people, for its colours, for its history, for its way of life. it is an attempt -- by describing the coutnry, by telling of a few of the many interesting peo... View more info

Blomidon Rose : The Story of the Blomidon Countryside, Its People, History and Way ofLlife. First Edition in dustjacket,

By: WRIGHT, Esther Clark Beals, Helen D.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Ryerson Press, Toronto:, 1957,:

Seller ID: 41732


WRIGHT, Esther Clark. Blomidon Rose. [dj adds: "The story of the Blomidon countryside, its people, history and way of life..."]. Illustrated by Helen D. Beals. Toronto : The Ryerson Press, (August 1957). First Edition. Pp (6),vii-viii,1-206,(2). 8vo, red-orange cloth, black lettering to spine. Watters p.751, Laugher p.614. Esther Isabelle Clark Wright, née Clark, CM (b. May 14, 1895, Fredericton – d. June 17, 1990). "The story of a love [...] forthe Blomidon countryside [Kings County, Nova Scotia], for its people, for its colours, for its history, for its way of life. it is an a... View more info

Bluenose Magazine. Vol. 4, No. 3, December 1979.

By: Chignecto Marine Railway). CROXALL, Peter (ed. SHERWOOD, Roland H. RIGBY, Carle A. RITA JOE

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Fundy Group Publications , Yarmouth, N.S., 1979,:

Seller ID: 92882


(Chignecto Marine Railway). CROXALL, Peter (ed.). Bluenose Magazine. Vol. 4, No. 3, December 1979. Yarmouth, N.S.: Fundy Group Publications Ltd., 1979. Pp [1]-35,(1) including covers. Illustrated. Triple Column. 4to, illustrated red stapled card covers. Contents : The Ghost of Christmas Past - A Personal Reflection (by Carol McLeod); Jack Frost To The Rescue - A Child's Christmas Poem (by Rosemary Buchanan); Fred Trask – Folk Artist (by Fred A. Hatfield); Four Million Dollar Failure - Chignecto Marine Railway (by RolandH. Sherwood, pp 12-14, with 4 illustrations); The Whip Smuggler - A Short... View more info

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Boat Trains and Channel Packets : The English Short Sea Routes. First Edition in dustjacket

By: BUCKNALL, Rixon

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Vincent Stuart Limited, London, 1957,: 1957

Seller ID: 54067


BUCKNALL, Rixon. Boat Trains and Channel Packets : The English Short Sea Routes. London : Vincent Stuart Limited, (1957). Pp. (4),v-xi,(1),1-218 + colour frontispiece. With 80 b&w photos and other b&w illustrations in the text. Also some maps, plans, & tables in the text. Large 8vo (192 x 252 mm), pale yellow cloth, with black lettering to spine. Lieut.-Colonel William Rixon Bucknall, O.B.E. (b. March 11, 1894, Lisbon - d. April 29, 1981). "No previous work has brought together in one co-ordinated whole the stories of boat trains, the cross-channel steamers an... View more info

Bombardier 1942-1992 : A dream with international reach.. in dj

By: Bombardier)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Bombardier, 1992,:

Seller ID: 13310


(Bombardier). Bombardier 1942-1992 : A dream with international reach. (Montreal) : Bombardier, (1992). Pp [1]-143,(1). Illustrated. 4to, grey cloth. Vg in dj. 15.00 View more info

Boston in the 1830's - and the WIilliam Penn. 2nd pr

By: KELLY, Ralph Newcomen Society

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Newcomen Society, 1947,:

Seller ID: 19066


KELLY, Ralph. Boston in the 1830's - and the "William Penn". [N.Y.] : Newcomen Society American Branch, (May) 1947. Second Printing. Pp. (4),5-40. 8vo, card covers. Very good. 20.00 View more info

Boy's Book of Model Railways. 1st in dj

By: CARTER, Ernest F.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Burke Publishing Co., Ltd., 1958,:

Seller ID: 43781


CARTER, Ernest F. The Boy's Book of Model Railways. L: Burke Publishing Co., Ltd., (1958). First Edition. Pp. [4], v, [1], 7-144. Illustrated. Large 8vo, green cloth. Vg in chipped, price clipped dj. 35.00 View more info

Branch Lines to Longmoor

By: MITCHELL, Vic and Keith SMITH SMITH, Keith

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Middleton Press, Midhurst, West Sussex, 1987, ISBN:090652041x:

Seller ID: 64406


MITCHELL, Vic and Keith SMITH. Branch Lines to Longmoor . (Midhurst, West Sussex): Middleton Press, (1987). First UK Printing. Pp. [96]. Unpaginated. Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated green card covered boards. A volume depictingthe rise of the Longmoor Military Railway, servicing underdeveloped East H ampshire in the twentieth century. Includes over a hundred black and white illustrations of the trains and workers of the line. Vg. 25.00 View more info

Bridge at Quebec

By: MIDDLETON, William D. Railroads Past and Present series SMERK, George M., ed.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Indiana University Press, Bloomington, 2001, ISBN:0253337615:

Seller ID: 99308


MIDDLETON, William D. The Bridge at Québec. Bloomington and Indianapolis: Indiana University Press, (2001). First Printing. Pp. (4),v-ix,(3),1-203,(1). Illustrated in black and white. 4to, blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. A volume in the Railroads Past and Present series, edited by George M.Smerk. "In the mid-nineteenth century, the political and commercial leader s of the City of Quebec dreamed of a great bridge across the St. Lawrence River that would link their city with the new railway lines developing alongthe south shore, giving Quebec a competitive edge in its long struggle... View more info

Brief History of Firsts and Other Interesting Stage and Railway Facts, etc.in Ye Good Olde Tymes. [Cover reads: Clarke's History of the Earliest Rail ways in Nova Scotia]. Paperback.

By: CLARKE, W.W.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: 0,:

Seller ID: 41238


CLARKE, W.W. A Brief History of Firsts and Other Interesting Stage and Railway Facts, etc. in Ye Good Olde Tymes. N.pl.: n.pub., n.d. Pp 63 + 18 plates. 8vo, brown card covers with black lettering to front cover, blank spine.Watters p.664, Vaison p.61. Front cover : "Clarke's History of the Earlies t Railways in Nova Scotia. Price 50 cents." Printed by The Hants Journal Press, Windsor, N.S. Red rubber stamp on title page: Copyright Reserved. Alsored rubber stamp on p 63: Carrying a Green Signal. The early history of ra ilroading in the Annapolis Valley and elsewhere in Nova Scotia. Min... View more info

British Express Locomotive Development 1896-1948.

By: POULTNEY, Edward Cecil.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: George Allen and Unwin Ltd,, London, 1952,:

Seller ID: 95012


POULTNEY, Edward Cecil. British Express Locomotive Development 1896-1948. Foreword by R.A. Riddles. London : George Allen and Unwin Ltd, (1952). FirstEdition. Pp [1]-175,(5). Illustrated. Large 8vo, blue cloth, gilt letterin g to spine. Contents : 1. The Railway Races of 1895. 2. The Caledonian 'Dunalastair'. 3. Early Four-Cylinder Locomotives. 4. The Atlantic Type Locomotive. 5. Six-Coupled Locomotives. 6. The Coming of the Big Engine. 7. Four-Coupled Express Passenger Locomotives. 8. The Keystone of the Arch. 9. The 'North Star'—Swindon 1906. 10. Some Notable Locomotives 1903-1911. 11. Boi... View more info

British Nationalised Shipping. in dj.

By: CLEGG, W. Paul STYRING, John S.

Price: $90.00

Publisher: Augustus M. Kelley, 1969,:

Seller ID: 38846


CLEGG, W. Paul and John S. STYRING. British Nationalised Shipping 1947-1968. NY: Augustus M. Kelley, (1969). Pp 304. 8vo, black cloth. "This book describes all the cross-channel vessels and most of the smaller ones owned by successive nationalised railway authorities and by subsidiary and allied bodies. It is the result of many years' intensive research and it replaces a much simpler book produced by the authors in 1962." -from the dj. Vg in slightly rubbed dj. 90.00 View more info

British Railway Position

By: PAISH, George GIBB, George S., intro.

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Statist, London, 1902,:

Seller ID: 110425


PAISH, George. The British Railway Position. Reprinted from The Statist. With an Introduction by George S. Gibb. London : The Statist, 1902. Pp (6),[i]-xiv,[5]-322,(2). Index. 8vo, red cloth, gilt lettering to front board and spine. Ottley, A Bibliography of British Railway History 3806. Contents : Introduction (by George S. Gibb). Preface. 1. General conditions of working.2. Cost of moving traffic in England and America compared. 3. Contrast of the earnings and expenses of the London and North-Western and of the Pennsylvania railways. View more info

British Railways : Today and Tomorrow

By: British Railways)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Railway Executive, London, 1949,:

Seller ID: 73722


(British Railways). British Railways : Today and Tomorrow . (London: The Railway Executive, 1949). Pp. [1]-48, folding map at rear. Illustrated. Double column. 8vo, printed stapled cream card covers. Short split to head of spine, minor rust staining near staples, else vg. 25.00 View more info

British Railways Cartage Hand-Book for the use of Supervisors, Motor Drivers, Road Motor Attendants, and others employed on cartage operations

By: British Railways

Price: $20.00

Publisher: British Transport Commission, London, 1960,:

Seller ID: 93586


(British Railways). British Railways Cartage Hand-Book for the use of Supervisors, Motor Drivers, Road Motor Attendants, and others employed on cartage operations. London : British Transport Commission, January, 1960. First Edition. Pp [1]-70,(2). 12mo, red printed stapled card covers. Rubbed, else very good. 20.00 View more info

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Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen. in dj

By: McCALEB, Walter F. WHITNEY, Alexander F.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Boni, 1936,:

Seller ID: 27551


McCALEB, Walter F. Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen. With Special Referenceto the Life of Alexander F. Whitney. N.Y.: Albert & Charles Boni, (1936). Pp 273. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth. [dj title : History of the Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen]. Vg in dj. 50.00 View more info

Brunel's Bristol.

By: BUCHANAN, R.A., and M. WILLIAMS. BRUNEL, Isambard Kingdom

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Published for Bristol & West Building Society, by Redcliffe, Bristol , 1982, ISBN:0905459393:

Seller ID: 89626


BUCHANAN, R.A., and M. WILLIAMS. Brunel's Bristol. Bristol : Published for Bristol & West Building Society, by Redcliffe, (1982). First Edition. Pp [1]-96. Illustrated. Large 8vo, maroon cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Contents : Introduction; Clifton Bridge; Dock Works; Railway Works; The Bristol Ships; Waterworks; Miscellaneous Works; Conclusion. “Several books have beenwritten about the engineering genius of Isambard Kingdom Brunel, but this is the first to concentrate on his associations with the city of Bristol, Angus Buchanan is surely right to suggest that Brunel 'made a greater contr... View more info