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"Blood, Iron and Gold: How the Railways Transformed the World"

By: "Wolmar, Christian"

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Atlantic Books,


The opening of the world's first railroad in Britain and America in 1830 marked the dawn of a new age. Within the course of a decade, tracks were being laid as far afield as Australia and Cuba, and by the outbreak of World War I, the United States alone boasted over a quarter of a million miles. With unrelenting determination, architectural innovation, and under gruesome labor conditions, a global railroad network was built that forever changed the way people lived. From... View more info

"Brit-Think, Ameri-Think: A Transatlantic Survival Guide"

By: "Walmsley, Jane"

Price: $5.45

Publisher: Penguin Books,


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"Motorrad-Elektrik:Band 1, Allgemeingultiges Aufbau - Arbeitsweise - Tips"

By: "Huppen, Rudolph"

Price: $10.95

Publisher: "Stuttgart, Germany", 1971


"Pictorial cover has had edges and spine ends rubbed through the glossy finish. Otherwise, as new. 213 pages illustrated with drawings, graphs, charts and photos. ""Was fahren Sie, und was wollen Sie von der Elektrik wissen?"" Text in German. " View more info

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"The Artificial River: The Erie Canal and the Paradox of Progress, 1817-1862"

By: "Sheriff, Carol"

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Hill and Wang,


Winner of Best Manuscript Award from the New York State Historical Association Artificial River reveals the human dimension of the story of the Erie Canal. Carol Sheriff's extensive, innovative archival research shows the varied responses of ordinary people-farmers, businessmen, government officials, tourists, workers-to this major environmental, social, and cultural transformation in the early life of the Republic. View more info

96 Custom Chrome Catalog: World's Finest Products for Harley-Davidsons

By: N/A

Price: $17.95


"As new except for slight tilt. 848 pages of specs and photos, 11 x 8.5"" (28.3 x21.5. Wholesale catalog. Oversize and heavy, may require additional postage." View more info

Aircraft Power Plants

By: "Chapel, Bent & McKinley (Northrop Aeronautical Institute)"

Price: $15.95

Publisher: 1955

Edition: (Revised edition)


"From a technical school library. Tight with clean text BUT endpapers and free pages full of pencil calculations and cover looks like it was kept in a hangar (thoroughly soiled with frayed edges). 392 pages of clear language illustrated with diagrams on ""aviation fuels, carburetors, direct fuel injection, superchargers, low-tension ignition system, spark plugs, engine-analyzing and -testing equipment, automatic and controllable propellers, turbojet engines, ... View more info

Airplane Ownership

By: "Wanttaja, Ronald J.  "

Price: $9.32

Publisher: "Blue Ridge Summit,PA",


Some edge wear. Interior is clean and bright. 301 pages. View more info

America's Railroads: The Second Generation

By: "Ball, Don"

Price: $18.95

Publisher: NY, 1980

Edition: (6th printing)


"As new except for @ 1"" rip on top edge of Dust Jacket (repaired on inside). 216 pages of color photos with extensive captions, indexed alphabetically by ""railroad, diesel locomotives are identified by builder, model, and road number, where available. Steam locomotives are identified by class where appropriate, wheel arrangement, and road number. Electric locomotives, multiple unit cars and motor cars are identified with appropriate data..."&#3... View more info

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An Evening Among the Headhunters: And Other Reports from Roads Less Taken

By: "Millman, Lawrence"

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Brookline Books/Lumen Editions,


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Back Country Bike Packing

By: "Sanders, William"

Price: $4.95

Publisher: Rodale Press,


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Cabine: Koffie op hoog niveau

By: N/A

Price: $25.95

Publisher: "Alkmaar, Holland", c2000

Edition: (signed)


"As new - gift quality! Signed by author. No dust jacket. Includes Errata sheet. ""65 jaar historie KLM cabinepersoneel …1934 to 2000…In dit boek komen ook de avonturen en het werken op de moderne JETS aan de orde…""" View more info

Case: Parts Catalog (TC-37F) - Farmall Cub; International Cub; Cub Lo-Boy Tractor

By: JI Case/Tenneco

Price: $48.95

Publisher: 0, JI Case / Tenneco, 1979

Edition: (Revision No. 6)


"As new! Photos of tractors. Assembly drawings with exploded views keyed to parts lists. 3-ring (standard) punched for inclusion in binder with similar documents. 10-7/8x8-3/8"" (27.6x21.3cm)" View more info

Corvette 1953-1967: A Source Book

By: "Steffen, Arthur AC (ed)"

Price: $8.95

Publisher: "Baltimore, MD", 1983

Edition: (1st edition)


"Tight, bright, clean and square Rubbed cover edges Slight bump to bottom corner Small corner creases on covers The Corvette story related ""by means of the original factory literature, edited and explained by an expert…"" 144 pages full of photos (black and white )and descriptions that were designed to sell you that year's model 7x10x3/8""" View more info

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Crap Towns: The 50 Worst Places to Live in the UK

By: "Jordison, Sam, Kieran, Dan"

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Pan Macmillan,


Consummately contentious and fabulously funny, " The Idler Book of""Crap Towns" is the real rough guide to where not to go in Britain. The authors name and shame the 50 worst towns on the island, revealing them in all their hideous glory. From the dull and lifeless to the ugly and depressing, no concrete monstrosity or phony heritage center has gone unscathed. Woking, Bognor Regis, Cleator Moor, Crouch End, Slough--your time is up. View more info