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Image for Annotated time table descriptive of the journey of His Royal Highness, Prince Arthur of Connaught over the Canadian Northern Railway: Through a Thousand Miles of Wheatfields

Annotated time table descriptive of the journey of His Royal Highness, Prince Arthur of Connaught over the Canadian Northern Railway: Through a Thousand Miles of Wheatfields

By: Canadian Northern Railway Company

Price: $225.00

Publisher: Canada, Canadian Northern Railway Co.: 1906

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 7602

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


48 pages, 9 leaves of plate, including large folding map as well as small map of CNR lines. . Tall octavo in original limp black leather with gilt stamping, dated April 1906. Leather is quite worn, chipped away at top and bottom, spine covering coming away at front hinge and spine tips. Leather of the front cover is loose from the underlying paper board, blank at the title is loose. Text and illustrations are clean and unmarked. The text section is set off in columns wi... View more info

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The History of the Gotthard Railway

By: Hardy-Randall, Malcolm

Price: $350.00

Publisher: Wiltshire, U.K., John Cocking Swiss Book Service: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 8419

ISBN: 0953184102

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


509 pp. maps and many b/w illustrations. Rear section is technical data for the SBB electric locomotives. No dust jacket. Dark blue cloth with gilt title to spine has Mylar protector. Interior has owner embossed initials, some very slight yellowing around the edes of the pages, otherwise clean and nice. A heavy book. "Comprehensive and fascinating history of the famed Gotthard Railway, from the mule cooperatives to the present day. Packed with black and white p... View more info

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Electric Railway Dictionary Definitions and Illustrations of the Parts and Equipment of Electric Railway Cars and Trucks

By: Hitt, Rodney

Price: $325.00

Publisher: New York, McGraw Hill: 1911

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 6348

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


292 unnumbered pages and 55 unnumbered pages of ads at the rear. The first 63 pages (which ARE numbered) are dictionary definitions, the balance are illustrations of everything from body frames to basket racks to storage batteries to trolley harps. Original dark brown leather binding with gilt is quite worn, edges rubbed with loss of leather, spine covering is gone but book is still holding together. Interior end papers are browned, some foxing near the end papers and ed... View more info