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Image for John Fitch The first in the World's History to Invent and apply Steam Propulsion of Vessels through water Born, January 21, 1743 in Windsor (now South Windsor) Connecticut. Died, Jul 2, 1798 and was buried in Bardstown, Kentucky

John Fitch The first in the World's History to Invent and apply Steam Propulsion of Vessels through water Born, January 21, 1743 in Windsor (now South Windsor) Connecticut. Died, Jul 2, 1798 and was buried in Bardstown, Kentucky

By: Allen, Francis B.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Hartford, Press of R. S. Peck & Co.: 1912

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 31457


Black cloth boards lightly bumped on points with usual library markings, clean and square. Includes one page narrative genealogy, committee report, transcript of 1911 historical paper presented by Hon. O. Vincent Coffin, etc. ; MCN25838; Ex-Library; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 50 pp View more info

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The Lower St. Lawrence A Pictorial History of Shipping and Industrial Development

By: Brookes, Ivan S.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Freshwater Press: 1974

Seller ID: 28035


A bright copy in a lightly rubbed pictorial dustjacket, now in protective mylar. SIGNED - inscription from publisher John Greenwood on front endpaper, "---Best Wishes & Smooth Sailing John Greenwood, Publisher 4/28/79." Oversized detailed history of the lower St. Lawrence River, profusely illustrated with photographs and maps. Map endpapers. ; MCN22678; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 361 pp View more info

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Ships That Never Die

By: Dowling, Rev. Edward J. (Editor)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Marine Historical Society of Detroit: 1952

Seller ID: 28034


Green wraps faded, gift inscription inside front cover, scattered foxing. "Brief accounts of forty five well-known ships of the Great Lakes, written by members of the Marine Historical Society of Detroit. Reprinted from the Society's monthly journal The Detroit Marine Historian." Publication No. 1. Illustrated with photographs. ; MCN22677; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 46 pp View more info

Image for West Coast Lighthouses A Pictorial History of the Guiding Lights of the Sea

West Coast Lighthouses A Pictorial History of the Guiding Lights of the Sea

By: Gibbs, Jim

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Superior Publishing Company: 1974

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 28036


Blue cloth boards clean and square with no markings, pictorial dustjacket shows mild wear with small scuff bottom spine where price sticker was removed, an attractive copy now in protective mylar. First Edition stated. Oversized study of lighthouses along the western coast of the United States, illustrated with over 275 photographs. Index. ; MCN22679; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 207 pp View more info

Image for The Aeroplane An Historical Survey of Its Origins and Development

The Aeroplane An Historical Survey of Its Origins and Development

By: Gibbs-Smith, Charles H.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Her Majesty's Stationary Office: 1960

Seller ID: 28449


Red cloth boards, spine just slightly tilted, name stamped front endpaper else corners square and securely bound. Illustrated with plates and line drawings. Corrigenda laid in. ; MCN22933; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 375 pp View more info

Image for Firefighters from Prospect: Prospect Fire Engine Company, Hanley Engineering Service, Hanley Hydroject Inc. Prospect Marion County Ohio USA

Firefighters from Prospect: Prospect Fire Engine Company, Hanley Engineering Service, Hanley Hydroject Inc. Prospect Marion County Ohio USA

By: Hanley, George Philip

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Doyle HYK Publishing: 1997

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 30532


Red pictorial boards show very mild wear, clean and unmarked. Fire equipment history profusely illustrated with historical photographs and advertisements. Index. ; MCN25016; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 209 pp View more info

Image for History of the American Water Towers

History of the American Water Towers

By: Hass, Bill

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Kes-Print: 1988

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 30560


Red cloth boards have small nicks on corners of front panel else fine. Author signed front endpaper - number 259 of an edition limited to 1000 copies. Oversized fire fighting history illustrated throughout.; MCN25041; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 422 pp; Signed by Author View more info

Image for Ahoy and Farewell Twenty-Fifth Anniversary of the Marine Historical Society of Detroit

Ahoy and Farewell Twenty-Fifth Anniversary of the Marine Historical Society of Detroit

By: Jackman, J. Albin

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Marine Historical Society of Detroit: 1970

Seller ID: 28033


Brief histories of Great Lakes ships; includes those vessels built since 1955, and those that have been scrapped. Illustrated with several pages of photographs. ; MCN22676; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 89+ pp View more info

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Alliance and Everywhere West

By: Kistler, Richard C. & Joseph C. Hardy

Price: $30.00

Publisher: South Platte Press: 1990

Seller ID: 30081


Red pictorial wraps show mild wear, price sticker scuff front panel and name written inside front cover. History of the Alliance Division of the Burlington Railroad, profusely illustrated. ; MCN24767; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 164 pp View more info

Image for Three Feet on the Panhandle A History of The Waynesburg and Washington Railroad

Three Feet on the Panhandle A History of The Waynesburg and Washington Railroad

By: Koehler, Larry L. with Morgan J. Gayvert

Price: $110.00

Publisher: Railhead Publications: 1983

Seller ID: 31597


Burgundy cloth boards scant rubbing to extremities, in a lightly worn dustjacket with light edge wear and faint spotting to rear panel, now in protective mylar. Detailed history of southwestern Pennsylvania's (Waynesburg and Greene County) rail transportation profusely illustrated with photographs, includes fold-out diagrams, etc. ; MCN25975; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 208 pp View more info

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Rails 'neath the Palms

By: Mann, Robert W.

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Burbank, Darwin Publications: 1983

Seller ID: 31437


A clean and unmarked copy in a mildly worn dustjacket with a few edge tears, now in protective mylar. History of rail transportation in Florida profusely illustrated throughout. ; MCN25818; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 220 pp View more info

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East Broad Top

By: Rainey, Lee and Frank Kyper

Price: $70.00

Publisher: Golden West Books: 1982

Seller ID: 31682


Faint spotting top edge else a fine copy in a clean and just mildly rubbed pictorial dustjacket, now in protective mylar. Oversized history of the East Broad Top Railroad & Coal Company, with over 360 illustrations. ; MCN26056; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 256 pp View more info

Image for Detroit's Street Railways Volume I: City Lines 1863-1922

Detroit's Street Railways Volume I: City Lines 1863-1922

By: Schramm, Jack E. and William H. Henning

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Central Electric Railfans' Association: 1978

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 23825


Pictorial dj lightly rubbed with small chipping tail of spine, now in protective mylar. Bulletin 117. Oversized history of Detroit, Michigan's street railways profusely illustrated with b/w historical photographs. ; MCN19184; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 192 pp View more info

Towpaths to Tugboats A History of American Canal Engineering

By: Shank, William H.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: American Canal and Transportation Center: 1995

Seller ID: 31680


Price sticker remnant front cover else a fine copy. History of American canals illustrated throughout. ; MCN26054; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 72 pp View more info

The Pennsylvania Canal Indiana and Westmoreland Counties

By: Stephenson, Clarence D.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: A. G. Halldin Publishing Co.: 1979

Seller ID: 30860


Illustrated with maps, historical photographs.; MCN25279; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 52 pp View more info

Image for Dornier Wal a Light coming over the Sea

Dornier Wal a Light coming over the Sea

By: van der Mey, M. Michiel

Price: $45.00

Publisher: LoGisma: 2007

Edition: 2nd Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 31567


Author signed title page. Second edition revised and corrected. Illustrated with historical photographs. Study of the design, development and history of the Dornier Wal, twin-engine flying boat of the 1920s. ; MCN25945; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 223 pp; Signed by Author View more info