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Canadian Trackside Guide 1987.

By: Bytown Railway Society

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Bytown Railway Society, Ottawa, 1987,:

Seller ID: 92001


(Bytown Railway Society). Canadian Trackside Guide 1987. Ottawa : Bytown Railway Society, Inc., (1987). Various paginations (totalling 222 pages). 8vo, illustrated white card covers. Contents : 1. Class I and II Railroad Locomotives. 2. Industrial and Short Line Locomotives. 3. Preserved Railway andTraction Equipment. 4. Passenger Cars. 5. Urban Rail Systems. 6. Cabooses. 7. Rail Mounted Cranes. 8. Snowfighting Equipment and Spreaders. 9. Rail S ervice Equipment. Very good. 20.00 View more info

Canadian Transportation Research Forum Bibliography of Proceedings (1983-1999).

By: MONTEIRO, Joseph, and Gerald ROBERTSON.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Canadian Transportation Research Forum, Ottawa, 1999,:

Seller ID: 92003


MONTEIRO, Joseph, and Gerald ROBERTSON. Canadian Transportation Research Forum Bibliography of Proceedings (1983-1999). (Ottawa) : Canadian Transportation Research Forum, (1999). Pp (1),[1]-184. 8vo, illustrated blue and white card covers. Contents : Subject Index (Air Transportation – Highway Transportation – Trucking – Marine Transportation (pp 33-39) – Rail – MultimodalTransportation – Transportation and Other Issues); Index by Year; Author I ndex. Very good. 20.00 View more info

Canadians on the Nile, 1882-1898. Cdn in dj

By: MacLAREN, Roy

Price: $25.00

Publisher: University of British Columbia Press, Vancouver, 1978, ISBN:0774800941:

Seller ID: 3436


MacLAREN, Roy. Canadians on the Nile, 1882-1898 : Being the Adventures of the Voyageurs on the Khartoum Relief Expedition and Other Exploits. Vancouver : University of British Columbia Press, (1978). Pp 184. Illustrated. 8vo,grey cloth. "Chosen for their unique skills, 400 English- and French-speak ing Canadian voyageurs transported imperial forces up the Nile in a daring attempt to rescue "Chinese" Gordon, besieged in Khartoum. A generation later, their imperial work was completed by another Canadian, Sir Percy Girouard, who built the desert railway which enabled Kitchener to capt... View more info

Canterbury Remembered. Limited edition, Signed

By: MAXWELL, Henry.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Printed by Spottiswoode, Ballantyne & Co. Ltd., London and Colchester , 1970,:

Seller ID: 99356


MAXWELL, Henry. The Canterbury Remembered. (London and Colchester : Printedby Spottiswoode, Ballantyne & Co. Ltd.), 1970. Pp (8),1-127,(1), frontispi ece + 11 plates. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. “The Canterbury was a Queen. She was intended from the very start by her owners, the Southern Railway, and by her builders, the famous Denny Bros, of Dumbarton, so tobe: the only one that the cross-channel service has known. [...] Probably the best known, certainly the best loved, cross-channel steamer there has ever been, it is but due to her that evocation should not be left to memory... View more info

Cape Breton Railways : An Illustrated History. Paperback Edition, signed.

By: MacDONALD, Herb.

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Cape Breton University Press, Sydney, 2012, ISBN:9781897009673:

Seller ID: 105022


MacDONALD, Herb. Cape Breton Railways : An Illustrated History. Sydney: Cape Breton University Press, (2012). First Printing. Pp. (6),7-264,(4). Illustrated in black and white. Square 8vo, illustrated card covers with black spine, white lettering to front cover and spine. "Cape Breton's rail lines are perhaps best known for their industrial roles in the coal and steel industries. Shaped by factors such as physical geography, the availability of both capital and customers, and the distribution of population and industries, railways have played many important roles in the life of the island.... View more info

Catalogue of Old Master, Eighteenth and Nineteenth Century, Impressionist and Modern Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture + 2 Others

By: Sotheby & Co

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Sotheby & Co, London , 1967,:

Seller ID: 86241


(Sotheby & Co.). Catalogue of Old Master, Eighteenth and Nineteenth Century, Impressionist and Modern Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture [...] and A Collection of Manuscript maps of places relating to General Sir Jeffery Amherst, 1st Lord Amherst's campaign in Canada, including maps of the capture and defence of Quebec. Which will be sold by auction by Messrs. Sotheby & Co.[...] At the Arcadian Court, The Robert Simpson Company Limited, 176 Yonge Street, Toronto 1. Day of Sale: Monday, 16th October, 1967 at 8 p.m. preci sely. (London : Sotheby & Co., 1967). Pp (8),1-188,(4). Errata slip laid in... View more info

CBC Television presents The National Dream : Building the Impossible Railway

By: CBC Television BERTON, Pierre NASH, Knowlton

Price: $20.00

Publisher: CBC-TV Network Promotion, Toronto, 1974,:

Seller ID: 99480


(CBC Television). CBC Television presents The National Dream : Building theImpossible Railway. Based on The National Dream, and The Last Spike, by Pi erre Berton. Sponsored by Royal Trust. Sundays 9-10 p.m. Startiing March 3.(Toronto : CBC-TV Network Promotion), n.d. [1974]. Pp (16). Illustrated. S quare 8vo, illustrated black stapled card covers. A colour illustrated promotional brochure for the upcoming CBC-TV miniseries The National Dream, with a preface by Knowlton Nash. Light edgewear, else very good. 20.00 View more info

Century of De Luxe Railway Cars in Canada. 2nd pr.

By: WAYNER, Robert J.

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Railfare Enterprises Limited, Toronto, 1984, ISBN:0919130402:

Seller ID: 96584


WAYNER, Robert J. A Century of De Luxe Railway Cars in Canada. Toronto : Railfare Enterprises Limited, 1984. Pp [i]-viii,1-123,(1). 4to, illustrated white card covers. An unillustrated descriptive list of De Luxe railway carsin Canada, mostly Canadian National and Canadian Pacific. Contents : Canad ian National - 1. Cars Aquired by Amalgamation. 2. Cars Built New, 1919-1939. 3. Rebuilt Cars, 1921-1944. 4. Sleeping Cars Leased in 1927. 5. SleepingCars Acquired, 1941-1942. 6. Sleeping Cars Acquired in 1948. 7. Newfoundla nd Narrow-Gauge. 8. Lightweight Cars Built 1950-1957. 9. Lightweight Cars A... View more info

Century of Sail and Steam on the Niagara River

By: CUMBERLAND, Barlow

Price: $450.00

Publisher: Musson Book Company Limited, Toronto, 1913,:

Seller ID: 69396


CUMBERLAND, Barlow. A Century of Sail and Steam on the Niagara River . Toronto: The Musson Book Company Limited, (1913). Pp. [i]-xvi,[9]-198,(2), port. frontis., + 14 p. of plates. Illustrated. 8vo, brown cloth with gilt lettering to front and spine. A chronicle of sail and steam-powered merchant shipping on the Niagara River and in Lake Ontario in the nineteenth century, surveying the important shipping era where steam navigation surpassed sail as the primary driving force in powering shipping on the Lakes, and of the rise in influence of the Niagara Navigation Company as the dominant shippin... View more info

Century of Southern Pacific Steam Locomotives 1862-1962

By: DUNSCOMB, Guy L.

Price: $80.00

Publisher: Published by Guy L. Dunscomb, Modesto, CA, 1967,:

Seller ID: 96488


DUNSCOMB, Guy L. A Century of Southern Pacific Steam Locomotives 1862-1962.(Modesto, CA : Published by Guy L. Dunscomb, 1967). Second Edition. Pp [1] -498,+ 2 colour plates. Illustrated. Map. Double Column. 4to, red cloth, gilt lettering to front board and spine. “It was in February, 1863, that active construction started at Sacramento on the SP's parent Central Pacific, and was carried on under the management of the famed “Big Four,” Huntington,Hopkins, Crocker, and Stanford, until a connection was made with the Union Pacific at Promontory, Utah, in May, 1869. ince that day nearly three... View more info

Chandler of Rocklyn

By: PETCHEY, Helen CHANDLER, Edward

Price: $25.00

Publisher: 1996, ISBN:0969160089:

Seller ID: 101564


PETCHEY, Helen. Chandler of Rocklyn : Edward Baron Chandler, Father of Confederation. N.pl.: n.pub., 1996. Pp (2),3-[34]. Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated pale blue stapled card covers. Contents : Chandler of Rocklyn; Schoolboy and Clerk; The Young Lawyer; The Peripatetic Chandler; Chandler as Educator; Chandler as Churchman; The Railway Journey; Chandler the Patriarch; Rocklyn - The Chandler House; Colonel Joshue Chandler 1726-1787 (Family Tree); Charles Henry Chandler 1768-1851 (Family Tree); Major Thomas Millidge 1735-1816 (Family Tree). Very good. NOTE: Shipping will be less for this slim ite... View more info

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Channel Ferry : Advantages and Feasibility of a Train-Ferry between Englandand France

By: RODAKOWSKI, Ernest de (comp.)

Price: $400.00

Publisher: Harrison & Sons, London, 1905,:

Seller ID: 53254


RODAKOWSKI, Ernest de (comp.). "The Channel Ferry" : Advantages and Feasibility of a Train-Ferry between England and France. L.: Harrison & Sons, (1905). Pp. (i)-xv, [1], (1)-236 + 72 leaves of plates. Large 8vo, green cloth with a pictorial panel on front board. A large volume outlining the plans for the linking of England and France by rail through the use of various train-ferries. Contents: I) Unbroken Communication Between England and France ; II) Previous Attempts at Solving the Problem ; III) Existing Train-Ferries ; IV) The Dover-Calais Train-Ferry Scheme of 1905 ; V) Traffic an... View more info

Channel Underground : A New Survey of the Channel Tunnel Question. First Edition hardcover in dustjacket.

By: ABEL, Deryck. KIRKPATRICK, Ivone, Sir, foreword.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Pall Mall Press, London and Dunmow, 1961,:

Seller ID: 113258


ABEL, Deryck. Channel Underground : A New Survey of the Channel Tunnel Question. With a Foreword by Sir Ivone Kirkpatrick. London and Dunmow : The Pall Mall Press, (1961). First Printing. Pp. (12),xiii-xvi,1-127,(1), frontispiece, + 4 p. of black and white plates. 8vo, red cloth with black letteringto spine. "The Channel Tunnel is no longer a wild dream. It is a technical ly feasible proposition and economically sound. In a few years' time, Pariswill be only a four-hour train journey from London and cars will eb whiske d through to the Continent in well under an hour. It is, nevertheless, ... View more info

Charles Babbage : Pioneer of the Computer. First Edition in dustjacket

By: HYMAN, Anthony BABBAGE, Charles

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press, Oxford , New York, Toronto, Melbourne, 1982, ISBN:019858170x:

Seller ID: 115142


HYMAN, Anthony. Charles Babbage : Pioneer of the Computer. Oxford , New York, Toronto, Melbourne : Oxford University Press, 1982. First Edition. Pp (8),[ix]-xi,(5),[1]-287,(1), frontispiece portrait + 16 pp plares + 16 pp technical drawings. 8vo, green cloth, gilt lettering to spine. "Charles Babbage is remembered today as the great pioneer of computing. But in nineteenth-century London he was known as a leading social figure, philosopher, militant reformer, and pioneer of industrial science. His salon was one of the great meeting places of Europe's liberal intellectuals. Friend of Welling... View more info

Charlottetown to Summerside and Tignish / Tignish and Summerside to Charlottetown.

By: Prince Edward Island - Train Schedule

Price: $15.00

Publisher: 1920,:

Seller ID: 93731


(Prince Edward Island - Train Schedule). Charlottetown to Summerside and Tignish / Tignish and Summerside to Charlottetown. N.pl.: n.pub., n.d. [1910s-1920s?]. Pp (4). Small 8vo, single sheet, folded, illustrated covers. Front cover is a photo of Great George Street (looking south) Charlottetown, P.E.I.; back cover is a photo of Court House, Queen Square, Charlottetown, P.E.I.; the inside two pages is a schedule of train times for the return routes. Schedule clipped (affecting text), else good. 15.00 View more info

Chicago South Shore & South Bend Ralroad : How the Medal Was Won

By: CARLSON, Norman (ed.). Central Electric Railfans' Association, Bulletin 24.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Central Electric Railfans' Association, Chicago, 1985, ISBN:0915348241:

Seller ID: 108007


CARLSON, Norman (ed.). Chicago South Shore & South Bend Ralroad : How the Medal Was Won. Bulletin 24. (Chicago) : Central Electric Railfans' Association, (1985). Pp (1),2-159,(1). Illustrated. 4to, red leatherette, lettered and bordered in giilt. Contents : Lake Shore Days; Cost of Reproduction of the Chicago, Lake Shore and South Bend Railway Company in Indiana; The SouthShore is Born; Brief Submitted in Competition for the Fifth Annual Award o f the Charles A. Coffin Foundation; The Rehabilitation Continues. Very good. 25.00 View more info

Chignecto Ship Railway. An article in The Atlantic Advocate, February 1960. Vol.50, No.6.

By: SPICER, Stanley T. Atlantic Advocate, February 1960. Vol.50, No.6. COADY, M.M.)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: 1960,:

Seller ID: 83281


SPICER, Stanley T. "The Chignecto Ship Railway". An article in The AtlanticAdvocate, February 1960. Vol.50, No.6. Pp 42-47, with 9 illustrations. Tri ple column. Large 8vo, illustrated stapled wrappers. Also, Michael Francis Harrington's "The Mysterious Loss of the S.S. Lion" (pp 63-66); Graham Galloway's "Fredericton" (pp 21-32); "William Cobbett : Selections of Autobiography About His Early Life and Days in the Maritimes" (pp 50-60, to be continued); Joseph Hernon's "The Humble Giants" [M.M. Coady and Michael J. MacKinnon] (pp 67-72); plus others. Rubb... View more info

Cinders & Saltwater :The Story of Atlantic Canada's Railways. 1st pbk

By: WOODS, Shirley E.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Nimbus Publishing, Halifax, 1992, ISBN:1551090376:

Seller ID: 7765


WOODS, Shirley E. Cinders & Saltwater : The Story of Atlantic Canada's Railways. (Halifax) : Nimbus Publishing, (1992). First Printing. Pp (6), [vii]-xii, [1]-227,(1). Illustrated. Maps. 8vo, illustrated grey card covers. "From the 1850s to their peak during World War II, railways have had a tremendous impact on Atlantic Canada. They revoiutionized transportation and diversified the economy by promoting the mining, forest and agricultural industries, as well as inland settlement. In their day, railwavs were a growth industry which employed thousands ot people, consumed vast quantities ot w... View more info

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City of Dreadful Night and other places. Indian Railway Library, No. 14. First Indian Edition.

By: KIPLING, Rudyard. Indian Railway Library, No. 14.

Price: $1,350.00

Publisher: A. H. Wheeler & Co., Allahabad, 1891,:

Seller ID: 107664


KIPLING, Rudyard. The City of Dreadful Night and other places. Depicted by Rudyard Kipling. [Cover illustration by Brownlow Fforde]. Allahabad : A. H.Wheeler & Co., 1891. First Indian Edition. Pp. (8),[1]-106,(10). 8vo, illustrated greenish-grey wraps with black lettering to front cover, blank spine, with circular portrait illustration of a smiling young woman to rear cover; housed in a brick red cloth with morocco spine solander case, five raised bands and gilt lettering to spine of case. Indian Railway Library, No. 14. David Alan Richards, Rudyard Kipling: A Bibliogr... View more info

City of Truro : A Locomotive Legend

By: HARRIS, Nigel (ed.).

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Silver Link Publishing Ltd, Kettering, Northamptonshire, 1992, ISBN:0947971963:

Seller ID: 95978


HARRIS, Nigel (ed.). City of Truro : A Locomotive Legend. 2nd edition. (Kettering, Northamptonshire) : Silver Link Publishing Ltd, (July 1992). Pp [1]-52. Illustrated. Triple Column. 4to, illustrated stapled card covers. Contents : The GWR 'Cities': their place in locomotive history (by John Bellwood); May 9, 1904: a legend is created (by P. W. B. Semmens); 'City of Truro'at work: 1903-1931 (by Keith M. Beck); 'City of Truro' in colour: 1960-199 2; Out of retirement: 1957-1962 (by R.C. Riley); Renaissance, 1985 (by AlunRees); Ambassador of the National Collection: 1985-1992; Appendices. Edgew ... View more info