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Image for Standardized Locomotives Built for the U.S. Railroad Administration by the American Locomotive Company, 30 Church Street, New York City, U.S.A. - Pamphlet No. 10049 -- An Historic Reprint (Locomotive Catalogue Series)

Standardized Locomotives Built for the U.S. Railroad Administration by the American Locomotive Company, 30 Church Street, New York City, U.S.A. - Pamphlet No. 10049 -- An Historic Reprint (Locomotive Catalogue Series)

By: N/A

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Specialty Press, Inc.: 1973

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 1924088


Minimal wear to corners. 1973 Stapled Binding. A catalog of images and specifications for various models of locomotives issued through the 1920s by American Locomotive Company. This edition is a reissue, reproduced from an original in the collection of the John Crerar Library in Chicago. View more info

Image for Engineer Field Manual, Parts I-VII: I. Reconnaissance, II. Bridges, III. Roads, IV. Railroads, V. Field Fortification, VI. Animal Transportation, VII. Tables, Weights, Measures, and Specific Gravities (Professional Papers of the Corps of Engineers, U.S. Army, No. 29)

Engineer Field Manual, Parts I-VII: I. Reconnaissance, II. Bridges, III. Roads, IV. Railroads, V. Field Fortification, VI. Animal Transportation, VII. Tables, Weights, Measures, and Specific Gravities (Professional Papers of the Corps of Engineers, U.S. Army, No. 29)

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Government Printing Office: 1917

Seller ID: 2267149


No jacket, spine slightly cocked, page ridges lightly foxed, pencil note on front paste-down endpaper. 1917 Small Hard Cover. 541 pp. Engineer Field Manual, Parts I-VII: I. Reconnaissance, II. Bridges, III. Roads, IV. Railroads, V. Field Fortification, VI. Animal Transportation, VII. Tables, Weights, Measures, and Specific Gravities (Professional Papers of the Corps of Engineers, U.S. Army, No. 29). View more info

Image for Aircraft Recognition, The Inter-Services Journal: 30 Volume Non-Continuous Run, Volume I, Number 2, October 1942 - Volume III, Number 11, July 1945

Aircraft Recognition, The Inter-Services Journal: 30 Volume Non-Continuous Run, Volume I, Number 2, October 1942 - Volume III, Number 11, July 1945

By: N/A

Price: $150.00

Publisher: H.M. Stationery Office / Samson Clark & Co., Ltd.: 1942

Seller ID: 2181996


Edges rubbed. 1942 Stapled Binding. Thirty issue non-continuous run, including: October 1942 - June 1943, August & September 1943, December 1943 - May 1944, July 1944 - July 1945. Black & white photographs of various military aircraft, as well as diagrams featuring various views, with specifications and sillographs (silhouettes). Released during World War II to aid military personnel in identifying enemy aircraft and differentiating them from friendly aircraft. View more info

Image for Deutsche Luftwacht Luftwehr, Bd. 5, N. 6, S. 215-258, Berlin, Juni 1938

Deutsche Luftwacht Luftwehr, Bd. 5, N. 6, S. 215-258, Berlin, Juni 1938

By: N/A

Price: $75.00

Publisher: E.S. Mittler & Sohn: 1938

Seller ID: 2181998


Wrappers splitting along spine, ink 'File Copy' stamp on front wrapper, faint stain on fore-edge margin. 1938 Stapled Binding. [v], 216-258 pp. A photographic guide to various military aircraft. View more info

Image for Seaplanes and General Aircraft of To-Day [Today]

Seaplanes and General Aircraft of To-Day [Today]

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Juvenile Productions Ltd.:

Seller ID: 2182156


Wrappers foxed. 18, [2] pp. Color illustrations and general specifications of nine early 20th century airplanes, including: Short 'Sunderland' Long-Range Reconnaissance Flying-Boat; Short 'Empire' 'C' Class Flying-Boat; Supermarine 'Stranraer' Flying-Boat; Supekrmarine 'Walrus' Amphibian; Airspeed 'Envoy' Passenger or Freight Carrying Monoplane; Avro 'Anson' Reconnaissance Monoplane; Airspeed 'Oxford' Advanced Training Monoplane; Fairey 'Swordfish' Torpedo-Spotter-Reconn... View more info

Image for Identification of Aircraft, United States & British, Study Sheet Page 1 - 9 - Nine Large Flash Cards (CAAF-RP-357-500)

Identification of Aircraft, United States & British, Study Sheet Page 1 - 9 - Nine Large Flash Cards (CAAF-RP-357-500)

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Seller ID: 2194940


Lightly toned, ink notes on reverse of one sheet. Nine 8 x 10 7/16 sheets, each with 15 airplane silhouettes and associated nose-to-tail lengths, with models listed on reverse. Designed to be used by military personnel learning to identify aircraft from the ground during World War II. View more info

Image for The Curtiss Standard JN4-D Military Tractor Handbook

The Curtiss Standard JN4-D Military Tractor Handbook

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Curtiss Aeroplane and Motor Corporation: 1995

Seller ID: 2198063


1995 Stapled Binding. 72 pp. Late 20th century facsimile (c. 1995) of the 1918 original. A handbook of the workings of the Curtiss Standard JN4-D Military Tractor. Contents include specifications, examination of parts, general construction, flying, landing, tables, and more. Black and white illustrations included. View more info

Image for 1918 Original Photo Postcard: The Death of Quentin Roosevelt [World War I Military Aviation Photograph]

1918 Original Photo Postcard: The Death of Quentin Roosevelt [World War I Military Aviation Photograph]

By: N/A

Price: $50.00

Publisher: 1918

Seller ID: 2195173


Lightly smudged on reverse, slight forward curl. 1918 Postcard. An original photographic postcard, issued during World War I, depicting the wreckage of Quentin Roosevelt's airplane, and his body. As noted on the photo, it was taken ten minutes after his plane crashed, having been shot down over France on Bastille Day (July 14, 1918). This photograph caused somewhat of an uproar when it was released - Quentin was President Theodore Roosevelt's youngest son, and an accompl... View more info

Image for World War II Airplane Models: A.A.F. P-38E Br. Lightning; German ME. 109E; Br. Hudson III A-29 Reconnaissance Bomber [WWII Fighters]

World War II Airplane Models: A.A.F. P-38E Br. Lightning; German ME. 109E; Br. Hudson III A-29 Reconnaissance Bomber [WWII Fighters]

By: N/A

Price: $95.00

Publisher: S.N.: 1943

Seller ID: 2195181


Envelopes and sheets of paper toned, corners rubbed, a few creases and small stains. 1943 Unbound. World War II airplane model set. Includes the A.A.F. P-38E Br. Lightning Fighter (in envelope with assembly instructions printed on envelope); the German ME. 109E Fighter (in envelope with assembly instructions printed on envelope); the Br. Hudson III A-29 Reconnaissance Bomber (in plastic insert); the Messerschmitt ME. 110 (two single sheets of loose paper--one with mode... View more info

Image for Instruction Manual for Ford Trimotor

Instruction Manual for Ford Trimotor

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Aviation Publications: 1973

Seller ID: 2198061


1973 Trade Paperback. 114 pp. Information contained in this volume is the result of study and observation of the tri-motor Ford monoplane under a variety of operating conditions, not only on commercial lines, but in private service as well. It represents the experience of both pilots and mechanics. Much space is devoted to structural details of the plane.Includes black and white illustrations.The Ford Trimotor (also called the Tri-Motor, and nicknamed The Tin Goose) was ... View more info

Image for Pilots Manual for Mosquito [Pilot's Flight Operating Instructions for de Havilland Mosquito]

Pilots Manual for Mosquito [Pilot's Flight Operating Instructions for de Havilland Mosquito]

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Aviation Publications: 1950

Seller ID: 2198062


Wrappers toned. 1950 Stapled Binding. 46 pp. In these days of highly specialized airplanes and even more specialized materials and metals used in their construction, it is difficult to believe that one of the fastest and most versatile aircraft of WWII was built entirely of wood. The de Havilland Mosquito is a descendant of the famous Comet. The best known version, the F.B. 6 entered service in May of 1943 and served many roles, such as low level day and night bomber, lo... View more info

Image for Ford Tri-Motor All-Metal Monoplane (Book of Instruction)

Ford Tri-Motor All-Metal Monoplane (Book of Instruction)

By: N/A

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Post-Era Books: 1977

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2203072


A 1977 reissue of the 1929 original. No jacket, sticker to rear board. 114 pp. Includes black-and-white illustrations. CONTENTS: Part I: Suggestions on Operation; Description and Specifications. Part II: Shipment of Aircraft; Erection Procedure. Part III: Service Instructions. Part IV: Fuel and Oil System. Part V: Electrical System. Part VI: Instruments. Part VII: Propellers. Part VIII: Inspection; Special Bolts; Service Tools and Equipment.Keywords: FORD TRI-MOTOR ALL-M... View more info

Image for Pilot Training Manual for the Liberator B-24

Pilot Training Manual for the Liberator B-24

By: N/A

Price: $35.00

Publisher: George A. Petersen: 1944

Seller ID: 2204837


No publisher date (circa 1944). Minor surface tears to front wrapper. 262 pp. Published for Headquarters, AAF Office of Assistant Chief of Air Staff, Training by Headquarters, AAF, Office of Flying Safety. This manual is the text for your training as a B-24 pilot and airplane commander. The techniques and procedures described in this book are standard and mandatory. In this respect the manual serves the dual purpose of a training checklist and a working handbook. View more info

Image for Modern Mechanix and Inventions, April 1935, Volume XIII, Number 6

Modern Mechanix and Inventions, April 1935, Volume XIII, Number 6

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Modern Mechanix: 1935

Seller ID: 2204987


One inch tear to spine head, ink name, pages toned. 1935 Stapled Binding. 154 pp. CONTENTS: Building Stratosphere Air-Liners, by Allan Lockheed; Knock Down Monuments with Feathers, by Nic Sprank in Oddities of Science; American Railroads Challenge Speed Records; Racing Time for News Scoops, by Robert L. Frey; How I Judge Championship Fights, by General J.V. Clinnin; Get Cash for Puzzle Solutions - Furniture Contest Winners Get $125.00; Electrical City Built Without Chimn... View more info

Image for Model Changes War Style (Blueprint for Victory)

Model Changes War Style (Blueprint for Victory)

By: N/A

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Department of Public Relations General Motors: 1942

Seller ID: 2206686


No publisher date (circa 1940's), edges very minimally rubbed, top page corners very lightly bumped, pencil number to title page. 1942 Stapled Binding. 23 pp. Based on informal talk by O.E. Hunt, Engineer, General Motors Corporation, at meeting of Automotive Council for War Production, Detroit, Michigan, January 24, 1942.KEYWORDS: MODEL CHANGES WAR STYLE BLUEPRINT FOR VICTORY MILITARY SECOND WORLD WAR TWO WWII WW2 TRANSPORTATION AUTOMOBILES AUTOMOTIVE ENGINEERING MACHINE... View more info

Image for English - French Glossary of Aeronautical Terms (Army Air Service, 1918)

English - French Glossary of Aeronautical Terms (Army Air Service, 1918)

By: N/A

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Army Air Service: 1918

Seller ID: 2206689


A couple faint stains to front wrapper. 1918 Soft Cover. 77 pp. English - French Glossary of Aeronautical Terms. CONTENTS: Aeronautical Terms; Engine, Mechanical, Tool and Shop Terms; Gunnery, Bombing, etc.; Electricity and Wireless Telegraphy; Conversion Table for Changing English Units of Measurement into the Metric System.KEYWORDS: ENGLISH FRENCH GLOSSARY AERONAUTICAL TERMS ARMY AIR SERVICE 1918 REFERENCE AVIATION TRANSPORTATION MILITARY FIRST WORLD WAR ONE WWI WW1 H... View more info

Image for General Instrument Equipment for Aircraft. 1927. (For Official Use Only. Air Publication 1275.)

General Instrument Equipment for Aircraft. 1927. (For Official Use Only. Air Publication 1275.)

By: N/A

Price: $60.00

Publisher: His Majesty's Stationery Office: 1927

Seller ID: 2208369


Former library copy, only a few marks. A few light spots on front board. 1927 Hard Cover. Unusual binding - sewn gatherings, printed paper spine wrap reinforced underneath with cloth, hardcover boards shoestring bound over top. A military personnel manual printed by the British government between the world wars, illustrated with numerous photographs of instruments used in military aircraft, and charts and diagrams providing useful information for pilots. Includes a fold-... View more info

Image for Plans of the Lakeshores Region

Plans of the Lakeshores Region

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The Lakeshores Division, Niagara Frontier Region / The National Model Railroad Association: 2003

Seller ID: 1890005


An exceptional copy. 2003 Spiral-Bound Softcover. 35 pp., plus 2-page appendix with map showing routes of various railroad lines. Oblong - 8 1/2 x 14. Original wrappers, plastic comb binding. A collection of detailed plans showing the sides and cross-sections of various railroad buildings throughout the Lakeshores Region, with measurements and floor plans. An excellent resource for the model railroader or New York state railroad historian. View more info

Image for The Hamilton Watch: The Watch of Railroad Accuracy

The Hamilton Watch: The Watch of Railroad Accuracy

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Hamilton Watches: 1924

Seller ID: 2207448


No publisher date (circa 1920s), large stain to pages and rear wrapper, one inch surface tear to multiple pages which obscures text in some places. 1924 Soft Cover. 35 pp. KEYWORDS: HAMILTON WATCH RAILROAD RAILWAYS TRANSPORTATION REFERENCE ANTIQUES COLLECTIBLES CLOCKS View more info

Image for Tropical Tours to Toltec Towns in Mexico, Presented with Compliments of the Mexican National R.R.: The Shortest, Quickest and Most Picturesque Route between Mexico and the United States [Railroad]

Tropical Tours to Toltec Towns in Mexico, Presented with Compliments of the Mexican National R.R.: The Shortest, Quickest and Most Picturesque Route between Mexico and the United States [Railroad]

By: N/A

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Mexican National Railroad / C.G. Crawford Print: 1893

Seller ID: 2266098


2 inch tear to spine base, 2 inch tear to spine head, minor loss from spine and edges. 1893 Stapled Binding. 60, [4] pp. A guide to towns in Mexico, published by the Mexican National Railroad company, with photographs throughout. View more info

Image for The Grand Tour: 1982-1983 (Harrah's Automobile Collection)

The Grand Tour: 1982-1983 (Harrah's Automobile Collection)

By: N/A

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Classic Car Tours Inc.: 1982

Seller ID: 2206928


Very faintly toned. 1982 Soft Cover. Unpaginated. Includes color illustrations. Harrah's collection, the world's largest and most complete, features more than 1,000 vehicles, each in fine original condition or precisely restored.The National Automobile Museum, located just south of the Truckee River in Reno, Nevada, displays historic automobiles from the late 19th century and from throughout the 20th. Most of the vehicles displayed are from the collection of the late cas... View more info

Image for Henry Ford: A Personal History, 1863-1947: A Guide to an Exhibition (Henry Ford Museum, a Permanent Exhibition)

Henry Ford: A Personal History, 1863-1947: A Guide to an Exhibition (Henry Ford Museum, a Permanent Exhibition)

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Henry Ford Museum: 1960

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 2208626


Second edition. Very faint crease to rear wrapper, faint stain to bottom corner of last half of pages. 1960 Stapled Binding. vi, 64 pp. A brief history of the life of Henry Ford. Henry Ford (July 30, 1863 – April 7, 1947) was an American captain of industry and a business magnate, the founder of the Ford Motor Company, and the sponsor of the development of the assembly line technique of mass production.Although Ford did not invent the automobile or the assembly line, h... View more info

Image for Old Steamers of the St. Lawrence from Watertown Daily Times

Old Steamers of the St. Lawrence from Watertown Daily Times

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: 1944

Seller ID: 2262611


A few faint creases to wrappers, no publisher date (circa mid 1900s), ink notes throughout. 1944 Spiral-Bound Softcover. Unpaginated. A collection in black-and-white of old steamers of the St. Lawrence from Watertown Daily Times. Spiral-bound photocopies. View more info

Image for Gilbert American Flyer HO Trains and Accessories

Gilbert American Flyer HO Trains and Accessories

By: A.C. Gilbert Company

Price: $5.00

Publisher: A.C. Gilbert Company:

Seller ID: 2140079


No stated year. Catalog is green-and-grey, and states A Whole New World of Accessories on the cover. An excellent copy. A catalog for Gilbert American Flyer train components, as well as scale scenery and track pieces. View more info

Image for After the Battle: Set of 16 Spitfires, Postcard Set E7

After the Battle: Set of 16 Spitfires, Postcard Set E7

By: After the Battle

Price: $7.00

Publisher: After the Battle:

Seller ID: 2193774


Set of 16 postcards, illustrating 16 Spitfires in a publisher's sleeve. View more info

Image for Aircraft Recognition (Air Publication 1764, March, 1940)

Aircraft Recognition (Air Publication 1764, March, 1940)

By: Air Council

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Air Ministry: 1940

Seller ID: 2195172


Boards lightly soiled. 1940 Hard Cover. Unpaginated. A shoe-string bound volume with strap closure, issued by the Air Ministry of Great Britain during World War II, and providing recognition information for British, French, and German aircraft (the United States had not yet entered the war). Each country is thumb tabbed. Includes black & white photographs from eight perspectives, diagrams of wing and fuselage markings, descriptions of camouflage and coloring, and specifi... View more info

Image for Flush Decks and Four Pipes (Sea Power Monograph Number 2)

Flush Decks and Four Pipes (Sea Power Monograph Number 2)

By: Alden, John D.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: United States Naval Institute: 1965

Seller ID: 2203507


Ink name on front corner, 2 inch tear to spine head, ink notes related to various United States craft on blank opposite copyright page. 1965 Soft Cover. 107, [1] pp. A work on flush-deck destroyers used by the United States Navy during World War I, illustrated with black-and-white photographs. Includes a statistical summary of the hull numbers, names, first commissions, decommission date, and disposition of hundreds of ships. Bibliography follows text. KEYWORDS: MILITAR... View more info

Image for The Adventures & Brave Deeds of the Ship's Cat on the Spanish Maine, Together with the Most Lamentable Losse of the Alcestis & Triumphant Firing of the Port of Charges

The Adventures & Brave Deeds of the Ship's Cat on the Spanish Maine, Together with the Most Lamentable Losse of the Alcestis & Triumphant Firing of the Port of Charges

By: Aldridge, Alan; Adams, Richard

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Jonathan Cape, Ltd.: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2266328


First edition. No jacket, light crease along spine, pages very faintly foxed. 1977 Large Hardcover. Unpaginated. Full-page illustrations enhance the story of a fighting cat of Good Queen Bess's time who goes to sea for the honor of fair England. View more info

Image for The Bounty: The True Story of the Mutiny on the Bounty

The Bounty: The True Story of the Mutiny on the Bounty

By: Alexander, Caroline

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Viking: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2208326


First edition. A very nice copy.Near Fine. 2003 Hard Cover. 491 pp. An account of the actual events surrounding the legendary conflict aboard the HMS Bounty focuses on the court-martial of its ten mutineers, citing the breakdown and exile of Master's Mate Fletcher Christian and Lieutenant Bligh's navigation talents.KEYWORDS: MUTINY BOUNTY NAUTICAL BOATS WATERCRAFT TRANSPORTATION ADVENTURE TRAVEL OCEANIA FLETCHER CHRISTIAN BLIGH View more info