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Image for Bradshaw's Continental Railway Guide and General Handbook Illustrated with Local and Other Maps. Special Edition 3/6

Bradshaw's Continental Railway Guide and General Handbook Illustrated with Local and Other Maps. Special Edition 3/6

By: Bradshaw

Price: $199.00

Publisher: [london], 1874

Seller ID: 10478

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Liv, 838 pp. With large folding map in the front pocket and 2 folding maps in the body. Many advertisements. Dark red cloth, embossed and blind ruled, with elaborate gilt. Cloth is generally darkened, some rubbing at the corners, an old ink (? ) spill at bottom front cover and one at top back, spine shows some wear but is intact. Interior starting to crack at front and rear hinges but still holding. No publishing info but railway schedules are for 1874 and an old receipt identifies it as Sept 1874. Apparently missing a map at the rear although there is no pocket for it. Two interior folding ma... 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 photos, maps, gradient charts, schematics of the cars -- everything you could possibly want to know about the building and pre... 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 edges of first and last pages are crispy, first blank separating at the bottom gutter, general toning throughout and some small... View more info